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EMPLOYMENT-OPPORTUNITY-Position: Consultation Coordinator-Department: Consultation

Consultation Coordinator - MAY 2024
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Position: Consultation Coordinator

Department: Consultation


Under the direction of the Business Development Senior Manager, the SCN Consultation Coordinator is directed by the SCN Leadership and acts as a liaison between industry, resource developers, operators, government agencies, and the nation. The Consultation Coordinator will represent and advance Samson Cree First Nation’s interest through liaising, tracking, coordinating, and communicating with external stakeholders in matters related to regulatory and consultation processes. The coordinator will act as a liaison for regulatory and consultation requests from industry and coordinate with appropriate Government Industry Relations (GIR) personnel and consultants, be responsible for supporting the preparation of reporting materials for SCN Leadership, and develop and participate in SCN agreement implementation as it relates to consultation protocols and directives. The coordinator will also be responsible for supervising and oversight of the consultation staff.

Duties & Responsibilities:

· Monitor all consultation projects,

· Monitor timeframes for regulatory processes, track status of regulatory applications, alert appropriate staff to key dates and deadlines, and ensure timely responses from the GIR and timely follow-up with appropriate regulatory agencies and industry,

· Maintain a quarterly regulatory reporting document to track all regulatory submissions as a reference tool for GIR personnel and Chief and Council, as appropriate,

· Provide direction and guidance to GIR reps on consultation log submissions via a consultation guideline or submission protocol,

· Work with the Consultation team to maintain the workflow including ensuring that all submissions to regulatory agencies, permits, authorizations, and/or approvals are documented,

· Ensure regulatory records, including technical submissions and statements of concern are maintained

· Advise the GIR reps, including Business Development Senior Manager, Procurement Relations, and other First Nation Consultation Coordinator(s) or equivalent, in preparation of regulatory filings and coordinate responses to information requests from regulatory agencies,

· Stay current on relevant regulatory regime requirements in Canada and Alberta, as well as any and all proposed changes that may impact the work with GIR,

· Support the Business Development Senior Manager, Consultation Staff, GIR(s), legal counsel Leadership, and consultants as they represent Samson Cree Nation’s interests in regulatory proceedings,

· Negotiate and lead in the development, review, and coordination of regulatory consultation, processes with governments and industry operators as assigned by the Nation on Industry Relations.

Additional Responsibilities:

· Coordinate and supervise consultation staff

· Schedule meetings as required, report accordingly,

· Represent SCN at external meetings, forums, and workshops as assigned, or required in the performance of the Consultation Coordinator responsibilities,

· Develop action plans for activities and procedures in the interest of SCN Consultation,

· Assist in developing annual budgets and report monthly to the Business Development Senior Manager, Band Administrator, and Chief and Council,

· Perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with policies, standards, protocols, and procedures of the SCN as directed,

· Contribute effectively as a team member to the overall plans and objectives of SCN,

· Perform other duties and responsibilities as necessary in the performance of the position, and as assigned by the Business Development Senior Manager.

Coordinate the Consultation team to include responsibility for:

· contributing to the development of the annual Business Development strategic plan,

· Working cooperatively and effectively with SCN staff members,

· Participating in all applicable initiatives, workshops, conferences, and meetings,

· Contributing to SCN communication strategies and activities such as news bulletins, newsletters, and the website,

· Educate and advise Industry and Government on Indigenous rights, lands, culture, and interests.

Knowledge and Abilities:

· Experience working in regulatory, consultation, or engagement role with Indigenous communities, Industry, or Government,

· Experience working in Indigenous communities and a demonstrated in-depth knowledge of Indigenous worldviews, cultural practices, and protocols,

· Budgeting, scheduling, and resource management,

· Community engagement facilitation skills (large groups, small groups, workshops, Indigenous Knowledge interviews),

· Ability to record accurate notes and record keeping,

· Excellent oral and written communication skills, strong active listening skills,

· Proven planning, prioritizing, organizing, and coordination skills,

· Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish and maintain successful and effective relationships with a variety of internal and external contacts,

· Has an understanding of Samson Cree Nation culture, demonstrates cultural competency and sensitivity towards SCN cultural traditions with the ability to use sound judgment and diplomacy in high-stress/conflict situations,

· Demonstrated adaptable skills with the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment,

· Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment,

· Advanced computer skills and use of MS Office, Adobe Acrobat, and statistics/data analysis software

· Proven ability to maintain confidentiality at all times


· Bachelor’s Degree or Related Post-Secondary Diploma in Environmental Science, Business Administration, Communications or related field of study

· Clear Criminal Record Check

· Must Submit a Resume, copy of Class 5 Drivers License with application

· Ability to speak/and or understand the Cree language is considered an asset Certification in Project Management is considered an asset

· Must have own transportation and will be required to provide proof of registration and insurance for their vehicle

Education: Bachelor’s Degree OR Related Post-Secondary Diploma

Salary: Negotiable based on education, experience and skills

CLOSING DATE: May 28th, 2024 @ 4:00 pm



***All applicants will be screened to be considered for this position ***

You must submit all necessary documents.

(Application, Cover Page, Resume, Certification/Licenses, Criminal Record Check, Driver’s License)

For applications and further information, please contact:

Samson Cree Nation Telephone: (780) 585- 3793

Personnel Department Extension: 107

Box 159 Fax: (780) 585-2088 Maskwacis, AB, T0C-1N0 Email:

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