The Kwikwetlem First Nation (KFN), located in Coquitlam, BC, are proud hən̓ q̓ əmin̓ əm̓ -speaking (downriver Halkomelem) Coast Salish people, who descend from a tradition of elders who were renowned as spirit and winter dancers, skilled canoe builders, and master sturgeon and salmon fishers. As we look to the future, we seek to care for our community and our traditional lands in culturally meaningful ways. KFN is committed to economic development to promote the self-determination and long-term growth of the Nation.
We are looking for an experienced Referrals Manager to support various planning and consultation activities of our busy Lands and Resources Department. The Referrals Manager offers support for all project management aspects of ongoing consultation and negotiation activities, as well as enhancing the referrals management system capabilities, including referral review and environmental review of all large resource projects in the Nation’s Territory. This role will also include supporting the Nation’s various claims and community planning initiatives, including Comprehensive Community Planning and Land Use Planning. The Referrals Manager will spend a significant amount of time relationship building, managing staff and consultants and negotiating with various proponents.