JOB Offer – Climate Change Project Officer 

Application Deadline: June 25th 2023
Starting Salary: To be determined according to the current salary scale
(between $51 877 and $66 442), revised annually.

Your mandate   

Support First Nations climate leadership through a new funding initiative for community-based climate change projects. 

Main responsibilities    

  • Carry out the deployment of a new climate change initiative for First Nations in Quebec 
  • Support the First Nations communities who are willing to implement climate change projects, in terms of project design, implementation and monitoring  
  • Coordinate a First Nations climate change committee 
  • Maintain collaboration with First Nations, governments and other organizations involved in the initiative 
  • Follow up agreements, budgets and activities related to the initiative 
  • Write activity reports, funding requests and other 
  • Carry out various punctual or special mandates related to the projects 

Do you have the profile?   

  • Combination of academic or professional experience in climate change or a related field, such as environmental sciences, geography, political science, biology, community development, etc. 
  • Organizational, writing and interpersonal skills 
  • Availability to travel occasionally throughout Quebec and to First Nations communities 
  • Excellent communication skills in French and English, both written and spoken 
  • Experience in project or program management (an asset) 
  • Relevant experience working with First Nations or in an Indigenous organization (an asset) 
  • Knowledge of an Indigenous language (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
  • Pension plan and group insurance after the probation period 

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.  

Please apply using the form below to apply