Harvesting Officer

Closing Date: June 27, 2022 11:59 PM

June 13, 2022
Posting #21-014-07

The Manitoba Métis Federation (MMF) is the democratic Government of the Red River Métis - also known as the Manitoba Métis. The Red River Métis are Canada's Negotiating Partners in Confederation and the Founders of the Province of Manitoba.

The MMF seeks to fill one full-time Harvesting Officer position within our Energy, Infrastructure & Resource Management Department located at 150 Henry Ave in Winnipeg, MB. Reporting to the Resource Management Coordinator, the Harvesting Officer will work to triage and assess Métis harvester inquiries pertaining to the Métis Laws of the Harvest and section 35 Métis harvesting rights and responsibilities.

Job Duties/Competencies:

  • Research and draft applications for project related funding opportunities;
  • Work collaboratively with other MMF staff and departments to coordinate and implement various programs and initiatives;
  • Build relationships and communicate effectively with Manitoba Métis harvesters regarding Métis harvesting rights and responsibilities;
  • Engage with Manitoba Métis Community citizens and harvesters to inform them of potential plans and projects that may impact Métis harvesting rights;
  • Continually advocate for Métis involvement in the economic benefits of a project or initiative;
  • Attend community workshops and meetings and coordinate work associated with the facilitation of meetings, community consultation sessions, teleconferences, etc.;

Skills and Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Biology, Environmental Studies, Resource Management, or equivalent education will be considered;
  • Experience in policy and program development;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe with a combined knowledge of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) being an asset;
  • Proven skills and experience with managing a heavy workload and many projects at one time;
  • Previous experience in data research, analysis, and presentation, including report writing;
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and time management skills;
  • Knowledge of Métis culture, MMF programs and services is a definite asset; and,
  • Ability to travel, valid Manitoba Driver's license with access to a reliable vehicle.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including; health, dental, vision, pension, and vacation. Access to an on-site fitness facility as well as an in-house restaurant is available.

Please submit your resume and cover letter, referencing the job posting number by Monday, June 27, 2022.

The MMF requires a satisfactory criminal record check prior to commencement of employment. The MMF will accept existing criminal record checks if dated within 3 months of your start date. Obtaining this document is not a guarantee of employment.

Preference will be given to qualified Métis applicants and they are encouraged to self-identify on their cover letter. The MMF encourages internal applicants to apply for career opportunities within our Government.

MMF Human Resources Department
300-150 Henry Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0J7
Email to: jobs@mmf.mb.ca
Fax to (204) 947-1816


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