Senior Environmental Communications Analyst

September 4, 2019 3:33 pm
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The Chiefs of Ontario is inviting applications for the position of Senior Environmental Communications Analyst. The Communications Analyst will be responsible for the Communications of Environmental issues specific to freshwater ecosystem and Great Lakes Water Quality Agreements. With a main focus on issues of cultural and traditional importance that have potential consequence to the treaty rights, traditional lands and waters of First Nations in Ontario.

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works collaboratively with the environment team and the communications team in the proactive development and implementation of communications to the communities, government agencies and various First Nations
  • Identifies effective methods of communications approaches based on specific targeted
  • Drafting accurate, detailed and concise news releases, communiquĂ© and other documentations related to communication
  • Undertakes research and analysis of Environmental issues relevant to First Nations
  • Support the Environment Unit in compiling policy, program, scientific and traditional knowledge specific to a variety of environmental, freshwater ecosystems and Great Lake topics and
  • Attend meetings and contribute to discussions specific to the regional First Nations’ context to environmental, freshwater ecosystems and Great Lakes
  • Compile news and information through networking, attending conferences, webinars and information exchange
  • Promote the awareness of inclusions, engagement, consultation and accommodation with First Nations, PTOs and Tribal Councils in government environmental- related policy development and decision-making
  • Travel will be required.

Relevant Skills:

  • A level of education, training and experience equivalent to an undergraduate or post-graduate degree in environmental studies or related
  • Five years of experience in working on First Nations, PTO and/or Tribal Council on environmental- based issues.
  • Knowledge of First Nations culture, history, values and
  • Knowledge of relevant provincial and federal environmental legislation, policies, and
  • Strong analytical problem-solving skills
  • Excellent research and writing
  • Excellent organizational & information management
  • Proficiency in Microsoft
  • Self-directed, motivated and able to work
  • Adaptable and flexible to meet needs as they are

Duration: October 1st 2019 – March 31st 2020 (With the potential for extension based on funding)

Application Deadline: September 13th 5:00 pm (Application must be received by this date & time)

Send letter of application, resume and include 2 references marked confidential to:

Ashley Nardella,

Human Resources

Chiefs of Ontario

468 Queen Street East, Suite 400 Toronto, ON M5A 1T7


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