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Current Opportunities

Cumulative Effects Senior Researcher

Full Time Employment Opportunity until March 31st, 2022 (with possibility of extension)
Close Date: May 14th, 2021 at 4:30pm AST

The Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat (APCFNC) and the Atlantic Aboriginal Economic Development Integrated Research Program (AAEDIRP) has been successful in a proposal to undertake the challenge of Cumulative Effects research and training. Our goal is to create an Atlantic based research paper on Cumulative Effects in Atlantic Indigenous Communities, developing training tools for assessment, management, and monitoring for Atlantic Indigenous Communities, and then to create a training events utilizing the creation of tools, and provide virtual trainings to Atlantic Indigenous communities.The Senior Researcher will join the research team at the Atlantic Aboriginal Economic Development Integrated Research Program (AAEDIRP).

The Senior Researcher will undertake a study on Cumulative Effects in Atlantic Canada’s Indigenous communities. The Senior Researcher will oversee the Cumulative Effects research project and all related activities.

Cumulative Effects Assistant Researcher

Full Time Employment Opportunity until March 31st, 2022 (with possibility of extension)
Close Date: May 14th, 2021 at 4:30pm AST

The Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat (APCFNC) and the Atlantic Aboriginal Economic Development Integrated Research Program (AAEDIRP) has been successful in a proposal to undertake the challenge of Cumulative Effects research and training. Our goal is to create an Atlantic based research paper on Cumulative Effects in Atlantic Indigenous Communities, developing training tools for assessment, management, and monitoring for Atlantic Indigenous Communities, and then to create training events utilizing the creation of tools, and provide virtual trainings to Atlantic Indigenous communities.

The Assistant Research will join the research team at the Atlantic Aboriginal Economic Development Integrated Research Program (AAEDIRP). The Research Assistant will be an employee of the Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nation Chiefs, reporting to Senior Researcher.

Fisheries Coordinator

Full Time Term Position
June 1st 2021 – November 30th, 2021 (with possibility of extension)

Close Date: May 14th, 2021 at 4:30pm AST

Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat is seeking an individualwith experience in communications and climate change knowledge to serve as a Fisheries Coordinator.

Reporting to the Director of Fisheries and Integrated Resources, the Fisheries Coordinator will work to strengthen the communal-commercial fishery capacity of First Nation member communities throughout Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Quebec, along with other fisheries initiatives by contributing as a valuable team member of the APC Fisheries Department.

AAEDIRP Research Assistant

Summer Student Position
8-Week Employment Opportunity
Close Date: May 28th, 2021 at 4:00pm AST

Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat (APC) is seeking to Research Assistant to support APC’s Atlantic Aboriginal Economic Development Integrated Research Program. The position will work out of the APC Head Office located at 153 Willowdale Drive, Dartmouth, NS.The position will encompass a wide range of areas including: researching climate change, Indigenous Youth Engagement, and supporting AAEDIRP’s goals.

Health Policy Research Analyst

Summer Student Positions (Two Positions Available)
8-Week Employment Opportunity
Close Date: May 28th, 2021 at 4:00pm AST

Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat (APC) is seeking to hire two (2) health policy research analysts to support APC’s Health Department. The position will work out of the APC Head Office located at 153 Willowdale Drive, Dartmouth, NS.

These two positions will work directly with the Health Department on existing health files that may include: COVID-19, the Atlantic First Nations Health Partnership and its various committees, Mi’kmaq Maliseet Atlantic Youth Council, Health Directors, Health Conference, Mental Wellness, Public Health and Primary Care, Non-Insured Health Benefits, Aboriginal Health Human Resources Initiative, Indian Residential Schools, and Indian Day Schools.

Fisheries Analyst

Summer Student Position
16-Week Employment Opportunity
Close Date: May 28th, 2021 at 4:00pm AST

Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat (APC) is seeking to hire a Fisheries Technician to support APC’s Fisheries and Integrated Resources Department. The position will work out of the APC Head Office Complex located at 153 Willowdale Drive, Dartmouth, NS.

The position will encompass a wide range of areas including: analysis of science assessments regarding fisheries, fish habitat and fisheries ecological support systems from various sources including First Nations, Federal, Provincial, academic, industry and non-government organizations.

No applications accepted beyond the closing deadline. If all qualifications are equal, preference will be given to persons of Aboriginal ancestry. While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.