Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. (Al-Pac) is seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic, and supportive Indigenous Relations Coordinator.

This is a full-time, non-permanent position for 24 months located at our mill near Athabasca, Alberta. Working hours are Monday to Thursday, 7am to 5pm.

The successful candidate will receive a competitive annual salary including paid pension and matching RRSP program, 4-week annual vacation, company paid dental and extended health benefits and many additional employee incentives. Relocation assistance is also available for those who need to move into the local area.

Al-Pac is the largest single-line kraft pulp producer in North America and we are continuously investigating new and innovative ideas, while delivering premium products in an environmentally sustainable way.

The Indigenous Relations Coordinator provides support to the Indigenous Relations and Forest Resources Teams to meet business goals related to consultation and harvest planning.

Responsibilities:

Consultation – Managing Provincial Government First Nations and Metis consultation
processes as it relates to Al-Pac’s Annual Operating Plan, Forest Management Plan,
and Public Lands Act Dispositions.

Stakeholder Relations & Community Engagement – Collaborating with internal and
external stakeholders, actively seeking out innovative solutions to challenges. Providing
administrative support to multi-sector/stakeholder initiatives. Attending community
meetings and liaising with government personnel regarding indigenous community
concerns.

Woodlands Planning – Working with third-party consultants to develop harvest plans,
layout, and obtain approval for approximately 1,800,000 m3 annually.

Education & Experience:

• High School Diploma
• Knowledge of indigenous relations
• Understanding of the history and commitments in treaties

Considered an asset:

  • Related work experience in northern communities
  • Experience with government Indigenous consultation in Alberta
  • Degree in Forestry, Environmental Sciences or Indigenous Studies
  • GIS/GPS experience with the ability to use ESRI and Trimble product
  • Eligibility to register for a professional forestry designation in Alberta
  • Experience with forest harvest planning in Alberta

Working Conditions
• Frequent travel up to 50% to communities around the FMA (large centers and remote
communities), occasionally to Edmonton and Calgary
• Occasional overnight stays
• Flexibility to work outside of regular working hours when required for community
engagement

Please forward all resumes in confidence to alpac.careers@alpac.ca. This position will be considered open until filled.

Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We wish to express our thanks to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.