Marine Shipping and Response Analyst

Friday April 28|4:00

Marine Shipping and Response Analyst position 2023


 General Description

Under the general direction of the Nanwakolas Marine Planning Coordinator, and working in a team environment, the Marine Shipping and Response Analyst is responsible for providing marine planning and analytical services to support the implementation of the Oceans Protection Plan (OPP).

Duties and Responsibilities

Support and represent Nanwakolas in marine shipping and response related OPP initiatives by:

  • Liaising with member First Nations for participation and input to OPP initiatives;
  • Participating with other coastal First Nations, federal and provincial staff in marine shipping and preparedness and response working groups and committees;
  • Collaborating with marine preparedness and response organizations such as Canadian Coast Guard and West Coast Marine Response Corporation to coordinate and participate in response exercises and drills;
  • Preparing or assisting in preparing technical input and reports on behalf of Nanwakolas and member Nations;
  • Coordinating and participating in internal working group meetings with member First Nations.

OPP shipping and marine incident preparedness and response initiatives include but are not limited to:

  • Proactive Vessel Management
  • Places of Refuge
  • Marine Preparedness and Response
  • Emergency Tow Vessels
  • Vessels of Concern
  • Cumulative Effects of Marine Shipping
  • Aids to Navigation/Marine Communications Infrastructure

Qualifications, Skills, and Competencies

  • University degree in resource management, planning, or other related natural resource fields and 3-5 years of relevant work experience (preferably including marine and coastal experience);
  • Previous experience working with First Nations and crown governments;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including report writing, analytical skills and information assembly skills;
  • Ability to organize and manage own workload under limited direction, adapting to changing priorities and competing demands;
  • Proficient in MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint;
  • Valid class 5 driver’s license and ability and willingness to travel within North Vancouver Island;
  • Preference will be given to applicants who are located on Vancouver Island, with easy travel access to the Campbell River office of Nanwakolas

Employment Conditions

  • The position is an independent contractor who is expected to work from their own office and to provide the equipment necessary to conduct the work, including a computer and necessary software, reliable internet and phone
  • The contract period is for one year with potential for annual extensions subject to continuation of
  • A performance review will be held at 3 months to assess suitability, workload and make adjustments as
  • Remuneration is dependent on qualifications and
  • The contractor will be located in British Columbia with a preference for those living on Vancouver
  • The contractor is expected to be able to participate in meetings and remote field work periodically throughout the

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