Aboriginal/Indigenous Relations (Intermediate - Vancouver

    Vancouver, BC, Canada
    • Contract Opportunity
    • Competitive Pay+ 4% Vacation
    • World’s Largest Green Energy Company
     The CWAA Program supports opportunities for Indigenous participation in ensuring a safe and respectful environment for all in workforce accommodations. Through this Program, Coastal GasLink will further its commitment to Indigenous communities and support strong, mutually beneficial relationships based on trust and respect.

    Reporting to the Program Manager, the CWAA Coordinator will oversee Indigenous Advisor activities during the implementation of workforce accommodations. The CWAA Coordinator will coordinate logistics, lead discussions, guide programing, coordinate interactions with workforce accommodation personnel, manage issues and report. This role requires an understanding of workforce accommodations (construction camps) coupled with an ability to work effectively with Indigenous groups and individuals.

    Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

    • Supporting the implementation of the CWAA program
    • Coordinating the logistics of mobilizing and de-mobilizing CWAA Advisors
    • Leading discussion and addressing questions about safety and respect in workforce accommodations
    • Engaging and coordinating with workforce accommodation personnel, including camp managers, camp committees and prime contractors.
    • Ensuring that CWAA Advisors have appropriate training and have completed onboarding activities prior to beginning work on-site
    • Complying with all safety, code of conduct and fit for work requirements
    • Acting as the point of contact for CWAA Advisors in communication flow between project representatives
    • Managing issues raised by CWAA Advisors regarding workforce accommodation activities including escalating issues to the Program Manager where appropriate
    • Supervisory responsibility with CWAA Advisors
    • Assisting CWAA Advisors in completing reports
    • Reviewing CWAA Program reports
    • Compiling and managing CWAA report data
    • Representing the CWAA Program with Indigenous communities as required

    Qualifications and Education:

    • Strong verbal communication – role playing, presentation, advising, constructive criticism
    • Strong active listening skills – collaborative, compassionate, empathic
    • Strong written communication – emails, reports, documentation
    • Strong critical thinking skills – analytical, evaluation, identifying issues, prioritizing, problem solving, planning
    • Demonstrated ability to work with Indigenous communities
    • Knowledge of Indigenous-specific values
    • Must be able to travel, work designated shifts and reside in workforce accommodation
    • Must be fit to work in a field construction environment including completion of an alcohol and drug screen prior to working on-site
    • Willingness to work shift schedule: 6 days on – 1 day off (12+ hours/per day), nights, weekends or unusual hours.
    • Understanding of resource development
    • Ability to set boundaries – professionalism, self-awareness, emotional resilience
    • Ability to work within a fast-paced, high performing team
    • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and execute on assigned tasks
    • Proven team player with the ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams and cross-cultural environments
    • Strong computer skills – MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)

    Education / Experience

    • Minimum of 8 to 10 years of combined applicable academic training, certification and related stakeholder, psychology, counselling, social worker and/or community work.
    • Pipeline construction and/or resource development experience an asset but not required
    • First Aid Level 1 training considered an asset but not required
    • WHIMS training considered an asset but not required

    Please Note:
    • This position is field-based and will require residing in a workforce accommodation (construction camp) setting
    • This position requires candidates to have and maintain a valid driver’s license and provide a driver’s abstract for review

       Interested? Click on the “Apply” button! Your resumé will be forwarded in confidence to a Kelly consultant, and you will be contacted if selected. We will not share your personal information with our clients without your prior permission.

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    Category: Professional (Other)

    Reference ID: CA76ECPD000864

    Date Posted: 08/05/2020

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