WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT DIRECTOR, Waskaganish
Wildlife Management Director
The Eeyou Marine Region Wildlife Board (EMRWB) has been established as the main instrument of Wildlife management and the main regulator of access to Wildlife under the Eeyou Marine Region Land Claims Agreement (EMRLCA). This Agreement covers the offshore area surrounding the Province of Quebec known as the Eeyou Marine Region (EMR).
The offices of the EMRWB are located in the community of Waskaganish, Quebec and the staff consists of a Wildlife Management Director, Wildlife Liaison Officer, Accounting Administrator and Administrative Assistant.
The EMRWB is seeking a qualified individual to serve as the Wildlife Management Director who will report to the Chairperson of the EMRWB and who will be expected to play a key role in developing Wildlife management policies for the Eeyou Marine Region.
The primary responsibilities of the Wildlife Management Director are to:
Act as Secretary and provide advice and support to the members of the EMRWB
Manage the day-to- day operations of the EMRWB office and staff
Prepare and administer the EMRWBs annual operating funds
Organize meetings of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee as required
Establish and maintain an open file system on Wildlife data and information
Administer a research programme and a Wildlife Research Fund ($ 5 million) pertinent to Wildlife management
Cooperate with various institutions involved in Wildlife management
Represent the EMRWB with co-management partners, government and the public
Undertake studies to inventory Wildlife resources and habitat in the region
Undertake studies to establish the Wildlife harvesting level in the region
Elaborate Wildlife management plans for the protection of Wildlife habitat
Provide advice regarding mitigation and compensation measures to Wildlife resulting from development projects in the region, and
Elaborate and participate in education, information and training programmes.