Job Offer – Environmental Coordinator (1 year replacement) 

Application Deadline: February 3rd 2023
Start Date: Between early and mid-March 2023 

Entry salary to be determined according to the current salary scale (between $68 205 and $80 615) revised annually.

Your mandate   

The person will coordinate a multidisciplinary team carrying out projects related to the restoration of abandoned sites, environmental contaminants (soil, air, water) and freshwater protection. The projects include inventory and remediation of abandoned sites, preparation of travel logistics in remote areas, creation of trainings about contamination and spillage (support, counsel environmental follow-ups, etc.) and the management of projects related to freshwater (clean water, wastewater, source protection). The coordinator must ensure that the work of his or her team meets the needs of the 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 (environment, geography, politics, biology, geology, etc.). 
  • 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 with First Nations   
  • Full-time position with a flexible 34-hour schedule 
  • Friday afternoons off   
  • Remote Work-Policy in place (100% remote, hybrid or 100% at the office) and the office is in Wendake  
  • Annual vacation upon hiring and years of experience are recognized   
  • 2 weeks of paid vacation during the holiday season  
  • Sick leave and family-related leave upon hiring    
  • Pension plan and group insurance after the probation period   
  • 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 AFNQL Chiefs, the mission of the First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Sustainable Development Institute (FNQLSDI) is to offer First Nations a dynamic crossroads of services in support of their efforts to ensure the health of their territory and its resources, the recognition of their rights and the development of sustainable communities.

Please apply using the form below to apply