Job Title:      Senior Stewardship Manager

 Job Summary

 To guide and further develop the NStQ Communities collaborative natural resource stewardship initiatives. If you have a proven history of project management, a solid understanding of First Nations governance and relationship-building and excel at incorporating diverse perspectives into operational practices, we look forward to your application.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience


  1. Project Management
  2. Negotiation skills
  3. Experience in managing multiple projects with varying timelines.
  4. Ability to build effective interpersonal relationships from the community level to senior government levels.
  5. Ability to work collaboratively with the treaty teams, community governing bodies, service providers and government agencies to achieve goals.
  6. Ability to think strategically
  7. Proficiency in the use of computer programs for word processing, databases, spreadsheets, presentations, email and the internet, to the intermediate level  (capable of using a large number of functions and feel confident using the programs).
  8. Ability to manage conflict and manage change
  9. Ability to meet deadlines, have attention to detail
  10. Understanding of First Nations values, culture, history, communities and traditional territories
  11. Strong knowledge of governance.
  12. Excellent research, communication and writing skills.  Quality interactions with internal and external contacts to achieve defined goals.
  13. Ability to motivate and manage staff and develop strong relations with all levels of staff, service providers and government agencies.
  14. Experience in the Natural Resource/Stewardship sector.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to First Nation natural resource governance (i.e. First Nations Studies, Public Policy, Land Use Planning, environmental Studies, Geography, Public Administration, Law, Political Science) and a minimum of 3 years’ experience.
  • OR a Master’s Degree in a related field and 1 year of related experience.
  • OR an equivalent combination of education, training from a recognized institution and at least 5-6 years related experience may be considered (resource management or program management experience and demonstrated experiencer participating on project teams to develop and foster respectful and productive First Nations governance structure).

Wage:  $32.89 to $40.07 depending on education & experience

 Application Deadline: This position is open until filled
Submit your cover letter and resume including 3 work references to:

Marg Shelley

Executive Director

Northern Shuswap Tribal Council

17 South 1st Avenue, Williams Lake, BC V2G 1H4