Apply for a job in the recreation and parks sector in the Northwest Territories.
The Regional On-the-Land Coordinator will be required to work with the DFN member communities to identify land-based projects and priorities, communicate and coordinate land-based projects with DFN members, Dehcho-AAROM, relevant external partners including universities, NGO’s and government partners. Meet all reporting requirements of all funding agencies and report back to communities and DFN Leadership and Assemblies as required. The Regional On-the-Land Coordinator will be reporting to the Director of Lands and Resources on a regular basis.
The position may be required to work from home with all necessary equipment and supplies provided.
For a detailed job description, please contact Sara McLeod, Sr. Executive Administrator at:
Phone: (867) 695-2610
Toll Free: 1-866-995-3748.
- Minimum of a Diploma in a related field of resource management
- Three years of related experience in OTL project coordination
- Proficient understanding of Sage Simply Accounting financial reports
- Capable of budget delivery of a minimum of $150,000
- Experience in communication and coordination with multiple stakeholders; including communities, universities, contractors, government
- Experience in the preparation of final reports – written and financial and preparation of services agreements and contracts
- Proficient understanding of the Dehcho K’ehodi Stewardship & Guardian Program to guide land-based project planning
Application Deadline: November 18, 2020
Address Cover Letters to: Patrick Scott, Executive Director
Send Applications to:
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted
Duties & Responsibilities
Roles & Responsibilities
Network and build relationships with community organizations, recreation leaders, champions, and volunteers
Administer MRA programs to ensure that they are delivered within guidelines and budgets
Promote water and ice safety and physical literacy through the transfer of knowledge via programs, social media campaigns, and collaborative efforts
Increase participation in recreation programs and build capacity in NWT professionals.
Support and/or lead recreation programming in various communities (virtually if CPHO guidelines don’t allow for in-person.
Ensure the safety of participants
Be involved with pre-program training and in-services
Prepare daily and weekly plans and evaluations of activities
Maintain statistics; maintain security and supply of equipment
Act as a customer service representative of the Mackenzie Recreation Association (MRA) while interacting with partners, participants, and the general public
Education & Qualification
- Youth (under 30) with a minimum completion of a 1-year university in Recreation, Sport, Education, or Health Science; OR
Experience and comfort with social media, computer software (Office suite, Canva design, google drive, etc.), and event planning & programming
Current standard First Aid and CPR (Level C) or equivalent is required before commencing employment and is the candidate’s financial responsibility.
Lifesaving Society certification: Bronze Cross or National Lifeguard is considered an asset but not mandatory.
An original Police Information Check, including Vulnerable Sector Check, issued within the past six months will be required before commencing employment. Please note: this may take up to 3 weeks to process and is the candidate’s financial responsibility.