Job Offer – Waste Management Coordinator (1 year)

Application Deadline: September 22th 2022 
Start Date: As soon as possible 

Salary to be determined according to the current salary scale ($68205 to $95284

Your mandate   

Coordinate the waste management sector by ensuring the smooth running of activities and the completion of projects: The person will coordinate and ensure the operations of recurring programs, including the Circuit Rider Training Program in waste management, the annual regional symposium, the coordination of the First Nations Regional Committee, as well as the Young Ambassadors Program in waste management, by overseeing activities, budgets, schedules, and the orientation of the sector. The person will remain abreast of the needs expressed by First Nations and to project development opportunities, in order to ensure the proper functioning of the sector and the delivery of adequate services to the communities in the long term.    

Main responsibilities    

  • Become acquainted with the projects, deliverables and (human, financial, material) resources required to ensure the achievement of expected results  
  • Distribute and coordinate the work to be accomplished among the members of his/her activity line 
  • Consult with the members of his/her sector to know about the progress of the work, individually or as a team  
  • Coordinate certain activities related to the project submission process and reporting under his/her responsibility 
  • Ensure critical analysis of actions and decisions to steer the projects according to the needs of the communities. 
  • Prepare and present action plans to senior management (including strategy, budgets if applicable, timelines, etc.) related to the projects for which he/she is responsible  
  • Ensure compliance with internal agreements, standards and procedures 
  • Depending on the workload of the sector and the nature of the mandates, take on an adequate ratio between the completion of specific projects and the coordination load 
  • Participate in the recruitment process, plan training to ensure efficient distribution of tasks among the team and equipment 
  • Represent the sector before the government and public organizations.  
  • Evaluate department members in collaboration with senior management 
  • Ensure the delivery of targeted projects within the established deadlines  
  • Ensure, in close collaboration with project managers, an informational watch on the subjects addressed  
  • Complete other various tasks or special mandates. 

Do you have the profile?   

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (environment, geography, politics etc.)   
  • Experience in team and/or project management    
  • Experience or knowledge of the current priorities and perspectives of First Nations 
  • Availability to travel an occasional basis 
  • Ability to network and maintain harmonious relationships 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in French and English     
  • Communication, facilitation and event planning skills (an asset) 


  • Work for First Nations  
  • Full-time position with a flexible 34-hour schedule and Friday afternoons off  
  • Place of work: Remote Work Policy in effect and the offices are located 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 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