JOB Offer – Waste Management Project Officer (1 year replacement) 

Application Deadline: August 9, 2023
Starting Salary: To be determined according to the current salary scale (between $51 877 and $66 442), updated annually.

Your mandate   

Support First Nations communities in their waste management initiatives by meeting the needs of responsible players, mobilizing stakeholders, developing awareness campaigns, and creating workshops and educational materials. 

Part of the mandate consists of working with certain communities with a view to ensuring the sustainability of their projects.  

Main responsibilities    

  • Plan and organize awareness campaigns, mobilize stakeholders, and develop workshops and educational tools 
  • Organize and lead follow-up meetings, training sessions or communication events with different target audiences to ensure the success of the projects 
  • Popularize and transmit project-related expertise and knowledge to key players, band councils and community members 
  • Develop training materials on waste management to educate, inform and develop the capacities of the different players involved (composting techniques, management and operation of ecocentres, collection systems, etc.) 
  • Ensure an information watch on innovation and technologies related to solid waste management 
  • Draft service offers, funding applications and project cost evaluations for First Nations communities 
  • Advise First Nations stakeholders on technical aspects related to the implementation or operation of waste management infrastructures and projects (ecocentre, composting platform, recycling, landfill sites, etc.) 
  • Assist the persons in charge of the operation and implementation of waste management infrastructures 
  • Conduct feasibility studies for the implementation of new initiatives 
  • Assume various ad hoc or special mandates related to the projects 

Do you have the profile?   

  • Undergraduate university degree or combination of training and experience in one of the following fields: environmental sciences, civil, industrial or environmental engineering, geomatics, land use planning, project management, community development or waste management  
  • 1 to 3 years of experience in waste management and/or as a project manager 
  • Knowledge of the current issues, priorities and perspectives of First Nations in waste management 
  • Excellent communication skills in French and English, both written and spoken 
  • Availability to travel to communities across Quebec and Labrador approximately 5 to 10 times  
  • Experience in facilitation, education or training using an educational approach with different audiences and different cultures (young people, managers, in groups, etc.) (an asset) 
  • Experience working with an Indigenous organization or First Nations (a major 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