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The Project Administrator shall plan and manage operations stemming from the Agreement Related to the Abandoned Mining Exploration Sites Cleanup in the Eeyou Istchee James Bay Territory. As stipulated in the Agreement, the overall clean-up project will be under the guidance of the Steering Committee. To further ensure that the Steering Committee fulfills its mandate, the Coordinator will submit for approval an annual activity report and revised General Action Plan to ensure that all activities follow the Environmental Quality Act (CQLR, c. Q-2) Sections 5, 22 and 28 of the James Bay Northern Quebec Agreement.
- The Project Administrator will be responsible for developing overseeing and revising of a General Action Plan (GAP) that will comprise of a complete inventory of all sites requiring clean-up, including geographical coordinates, trapline designation, names of tallymen, available photos and descriptions of contamination present.
- The GAP will also include a prioritization study on the basis of risk, accessibility and cost estimates that will be used by the Steering Committee for the purposes of Agreement implementation.
- Work in collaboration with the Ministère de l’Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MELCC) and other organizations to ensure all required activities have the necessary permits and certificates of authorizations.
- Arrange and oversee the shipment and appropriate disposal of all waste materials in compliance with MELCC requirements.
- Ensure communication with all regional and local governments regarding planned clean-up activities.
- Coordinate with all tallymen and land users whose traplines will be affected by the clean-up activities, ensuring their guidance and direct involvement in planned works.
- Represent the department and the Cree Nation Government and the Eeyou Istchee Baie James Regional Government working with any outside environmental organizations, agencies or consultants.
- Provide regular reports to the Cree Nation Government, Eeyou Baie James Regional Government, the Steering Committee as well as the Director in relation to the fulfillment of the GAP.
- Ensure that regular reports are provided to communities regarding planned clean-up activities.
- College Degree in the Environment or Administration sector.
- Three to five years of relevant work experience.
Demonstrated experience of project management and working with indigenous communities.
- Fluency in English and French
Fluency in verbal Cree is an asset
Knowledge and Abilities
- Proven success in maintaining strong communications, including the ability to facilitate effectively
- Strong organizational skills and ability to coordinate multiple projects
- Demonstrated ability to work under significant pressure and to adapt to a changing environment and the ability to demonstrate excellent cartography skills
The Cree Nation Government may, at its discretion, waive any or all of the aforementioned requirements if a suitable candidate who is a JBNQA beneficiary accepts to follow a training plan determined by the Cree Nation Government as a condition of employment.
From June 25, 2019 to July 17, 2019