Title and Rights Coordinator

Economic DevelopmentFull TimeBritish Columbia

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Title and Rights Administrator

Position Title: Title and Rights Administrator

Department: Economic Development

Hours: 35 hours per week

Start Date: ASAP

Reports to: Director of Economic Development

Summary of Responsibilities:

Work in a team environment to receive and respond to land referral requests and maintain records of land referral and benefit agreements. Researching LNIB’s interests and use within the Traditional Territory and area of interest. Work will also involve developing, assessing and making recommendations regarding natural resource management strategies, policies and procedures to ensure adequate and meaningful consultation and accommodation of LNIB’s Title and Rights.

Duties and Tasks:

  • Preforms all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the LNIB policies, standards, and procedures, and as directed by the Director of Economic Development;
  • Assess title and rights interests of the LNIB to aid in developing and supporting strategic advice and recommended action on cultural and historical activities;
  • Responsible for the initial assessment, and subsequent evaluations of the LNIB rights and title interests in relation to referrals received from the Province of British Columbia and the Government of Canada private sector and Industry Proponents;
  • Maintain and update referrals process and workflow on an ongoing basis;
  • Provide regular (weekly) updates to leadership referral progress (new files and new actions);
  • Review and respond to referrals following the referrals process;
  • Attend meetings regarding resource development or other projects as directed by supervisor;
  • Work with supervisor to engage industry and government representatives on projects of interest to LNIB;
  • Review reports and assessments of resource development projects;
  • Complete field inventories, assessments and monitoring of resource development projects;
  • Report on LNIB’s interest regarding environmental and cultural aspects of resource projects on reserve and throughout the Traditional Territory;
  • Supervise a field crew of, up to 12 seasonal employees;
  • Identify and establish annual field crew training plans; and
  • Monitor and report biweekly time sheets.


· A valid drivers license and reliable transportation (Mandatory);

· Post-secondary education in natural resource management or related field;

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in facilitation and negotiations.
  • Have or willingness to learn, an appreciation and knowledge of Nlaka’pamux Cultural values, history and protocols,
  • Strong understanding of regulatory and permitting processes of resource developments (i.e. Canadian and Provincial Environmental Assessments);
  • Strong project management skills and ability to develop and implement project management;
  • Demonstrated ability to build, support, and maintain a positive working relationship with governments, industry, and other First Nation organizations;
  • Strong background and understanding of Aboriginal Issues and politics relating to Title and Rights;
  • Strong research skills, including the ability to read and interpret maps; and
  • A background in resource management activities will be a strong asset.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated experience and ability to organize, manage project related service contracts to achieve business goals;
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to manage issues and problem solve;
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate and manage concurrent activities, keeping staff and colleagues informed;
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare and present various policy, proposals, recommendations, reports and schedules to various groups;
  • Strong organizational and planning skills;
  • Ability to take initiative;
  • Good oral and written communication skills; and
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher.

Work Conditions:

  • Regular field work will be required;
  • High paced work environment;
  • Long hours of work may be required; and
  • Ability to attend internal and external meetings for the purpose on conducting presentations.

Deadline to apply: open until filled by qualified candidate. Interviews may begin aftern30th Sept 2022

To Apply: Email: HR@lnib.net or apply on this site

Interested candidates should include a resume and cover letter complete with references, specifying the position you are applying for.

Thanks to all who apply, only qualified candidates will be considered.