JOB Offer – Waste Management Project Officer – EcoNation Program 

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   

Ensure the implementation of the EcoNation program related to waste management and act as a resource person with the participating First Nations communities. 

Accompany a dozen communities in hiring and supervising an environmental awareness team. 

Main responsibilities    

  • Manage all the annual planning and follow-up stages of the EcoNation program, more specifically the call for participation, community adherence, training offered to awareness workers, monetary disbursements, reports, etc. 
  • Supervise the eco-patrol teams by ensuring regular follow-up (tasks, available tools, adequate supervision, etc.) 
  • Assist the eco-patrollers in the creation of awareness material (social networks, video, articles, images, etc.) in order to raise awareness of the members on several themes (composting, recycling, household hazardous waste, ecocenter, etc.); 
  • Develop specific material for the project (job offers, awareness tools template, development of fun and adapted activities, etc.) 
  • Write documents, tools and reports related to the project 
  • Ensure the follow-up of expenses and the allocated budget 
  • Assume various ad hoc or special mandates related to the projects 

Do you have the profile?   

  • Undergraduate university degree or a combination of training and experience in one of the following fields: environmental sciences, communication, psycho-education, sociology, community development or another field related to sustainable development 
  • Ability to manage a project while complying with deadlines and a budget 
  • Ease with facilitation or training, ideally relating to the environment or waste management and ability to communicate, popularize and adapt to different audiences and cultures (young people, managers, in groups, etc.) 
  • Excellent communication skills in French and English, both written and spoken   
  • Knowledge of an Indigenous language (is considered an asset) 
  • Knowledge of and/or experience working with First Nations (is considered 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