JOB Offer – Biodiversity Coordinator (1.5 year replacement) (third job posting)

Application Deadline: April 23, 2023
Start Date: April – May 2023 

Starting Salary: To be determined according to the current salary scale
(between 70 251$ and 83 033$), revised annually.

Your mandate   

The person will coordinate a multidisciplinary team carrying out projects related to protection of biodiversity, including the management and protection of species such as caribou, moose, Atlantic salmon and several species of boreal birds. The projects include providing expertise on biology, conservation and management of specific species, drafting protocols and conducting field inventories in remote areas, managing databases and conducting geospatial and statistical analyses, developing information content, organizing network activities and collaborating with government partners. The coordinator must ensure that the work of his or her team meets the needs of First Nations communities.

Main responsibilities    


  • Distribute and coordinate the work of the team.
  • Ensure the progress and follow-up of projects.
  • Participate in project submissions and project reports.
  • Ensure compliance with agreements, standards and internal procedures.

Project management and strategy

  • Ensure the delivery of projects within the deadlines and budgets.
  • Ensure the sustainability of positions and funding within the sector.
  • Report to management action plans of the projects for which he/she is responsible.
  • Keep up to date the political aspects related to the sector.

Human Resources

  • Participate in the recruitment process.
  • Ensure the development of team members by evaluating their work.

Do you have the profile?   

  • More than 5 years of experience in project management.
  • More than 2 years of experience in team management.
  • Undergraduate university in a relevant field (biology, environment, ecology, geography, forestry or other related discipline). A master’s degree in a relevant field is considered an asset.
  • Knowledge of First Nations issues, priorities, perspectives and aspirations.
  • Knowledge of government programs and services related to the environment and First Nations.
  • Availability to travel occasionally.
  • Excellent communication skills in French and English, both written and spoken. Knowledge of an Indigenous language is considered an asset.


  • Work for First Nations
  • Full time position with a flexible 34-hours schedule
  • Friday afternoons off
  • Remote work policy in place (100% telework, hybrid mode or 100% office) and offices are located in Wendake
  • Annual vacation upon hiring and years of experience are recognized
  • Federal and provincial general holidays as well as National Indigenous Peoples Day
  • Sick leave and family leave upon hiring
  • Work-life balance

To apply 

Use the form below to send your resume with a cover letter to Mr. Alain Bédard before the application deadline.   

Please note that, with equal competence, the FNQLSDI gives priority to Indigenous candidates. Only the candidates retained in pre-selection will be contacted.  

The First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Sustainable Development Institute   

Founded in 2000 by the Chiefs of the Assembly of First Nations of Quebec and Labrador (AFNQL), the mission of the First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Sustainable Development Institute (FNQLSDI) is to collaborate with First Nations in the implementation of their sustainable development vision. We support First Nations in their sustainable development approaches, for a healthy territory and resources, for sustainable communities, to fully exercise their rights, responsibilities and jurisdiction, and to promote their cultures and languages.

Please apply using the form below to apply