MNCC – Executive Director



MNCC – Job Opportunity


The Maliseet Nation Conservation Council (MNCC), a non-profit corporation dedicated to increasing Maliseet First Nation involvement in natural resource decision-making in the Wolastoq watershed and Bay of Fundy, is currently seeking candidates for the position of Executive Director. This is a full-time permanent position, salary ranges from $70,000.00-$75,000 depending on qualifications. Applicants knowledgeable of Maliseet culture and history will be preferred.

To apply, email, your resume with a covering letter to on or before June 30th ,2023.


Duties: The Executive Director is responsible for the day-to-day management of operations of MNCC, including but not limited to, the following.

  • Liaison with Maliseet and other First Nations, MNCC Board of Directors, government agencies, and relevant stakeholders in the development and maintenance of a management plan for the Saint John River watershed.
  • Negotiate funding agreements, maintain records, and fulfill reporting requirements for DFO and other government and / or funding agencies.
  • Development of an annual work plan.
  • Oversight of all staff in the fulfillment of their duties as well as implementation of MNCC employment policies and procedures.
  • Adherence to MNCC’s Strategic Plan and coordinate development of collaborative projects for eventual co-management of the Saint John River watershed.
  • Development of program proposals and funding submissions to advance the goals and objectives of the MNCC.
  • Represent MNCC at meetings and events; and
  • Other duties related to the achievement MNCC mission statement and objectives.


Qualifications   Education:  University degree in a related field.

                           Experience:  5 or more years of progressive management experience.

5 or more of experience in fisheries and First Nations issues.


Knowledge, skills and abilities:

Knowledge of leadership and management principles as they relate to non-profit/voluntary organizations.

Knowledge of federal and provincial legislation including employment standards, human rights, occupational health and safety, charities, taxation, CPP, EI, health coverage etc….

Experience of project management.

Knowledge of current First Nation community challenges and opportunities relating to the mission of the organization.

Proficiency in the use of computers for: Word processing, E-mail, Financial management, & Internet research.


Personal Characteristics:

Adaptability, build relationships, communicate effectively, creativity/innovation, focus on client needs, foster teamwork, lead positively, decision making, organize, planning, problem solving, think strategically