Climate Action Emergency Management, canada

Climate Action Emergency Management Officer

Environment

The Confederacy of Mainland Mi‘kmaq

Truro, Colchester County, Nova Scotia

 

The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq (The CMM) is a Tribal Council representing seven, Mi’kmaq communities of mainland NS. Our mission is to proactively promote and assist Mi’kmaq communities’ initiatives towards self-determination and enhancement of community. The CMM is located in the Millbrook Mi’kmaw Community in Nova Scotia and has over 60 Employees. The CMM’s Department of Environment & Natural Resources (DENR) is currently looking for an energetic, mature and independent candidate to fill the role of a Climate Action Emergency Management Officer with the MCG.

 

Position Requirements:

  • Two years combined experience and Post-secondary education in emergency response, community planning, environmental studies, climate change, social sciences or an interdisciplinary equivalent.
  • Knowledge of standard emergency response planning and implementation methodologies.
  • Knowledge of standard climate change, GIS, and health sciences methodologies.
  • Experience working in or with First Nation communities and knowledge of current First Nation community challenges and opportunities relating to climate change and community management.
  • Understanding of issues related to the gathering and sharing of Traditional Knowledge.
  • Excellent reading and writing skills; and, demonstrated communication skills both written and oral.
  • Good understanding of the Indian Act and Mi’kmaq aboriginal and treaty rights.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft word, Power Point presentation, Word perfect and Adobe acrobat.
  • Able to travel overnight and work overtime when required.
  • Driver license, vehicle and the ability to travel.

 

To apply online, send your resumé before 17-11-2017 to ;
Email: michelle@cmmns.com

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