The Nazko Economic Development Corporation (NEDC) facilitates the creation of wealth for the Nazko First Nation by preparing and implementing the economic development strategy.
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Operations Manager’s primary focus is identifying, developing and managing viable businesses consistent with Nazko First Nation values. The incumbent will also be responsible for managing contracts, contractors, licensee relations and Nazko community relations.
The NEDC offices are located in the City of Quesnel, British Columbia. In addition to contractors and licensees, it directly employs about 50 persons in its various divisions. Current diverse businesses operations include:
Nazko Logging: Operates under various licences supplying fibre to major wood products producers
Nazko Silviculture: Supply forestry services to BCTS, Canfor, Tolko and West Fraser
Besikoh Fuels: A commercial card lock facility
Blackwater Camp Services: A 28 person camp that provides lodging and meal services to commercial clients.
Three Nations Store / Lodge: Provides groceries, fuel, lodging and Café services to the Nazko valley
Nazbec: Majority partner with Pacific Bio-Energy in a whole log chipper facility supplying fibre to Canada’s largest bio-energy (pellet) producer
Candidates will have entrepreneurial / business management competence; experience with forestry operations including exposure to harvest rate negotiations; excellent people management and problem solving abilities; a commitment to providing exceptional service to customers and client firms.
Quesnel, population 10,000, provides the very best community lifestyle; excellent educational and recreational facilities; and very reasonable housing costs.
The NEDC offers a competitive remuneration package and an opportunity to make a major contribution to the social and economic benefit of the Nazko First Nation.
Interested candidates should apply online via button below or for further information, contact Ron Hogg at (604) 669-5635.