Job Opportunities

Are you looking for a job with meaning? Interested in work that makes a direct impact in Indigenous communities? We are a small and ambitious team of software developers, geographers, ecologists, traditional use specialists, and GIS analysts, working together with one common goal: empowering Indigenous communities to mobilize their own information. We work at the intersection of knowledge systems, and we help to bring them into dialogue with one another. Our Software-as-a-Service product is helping communities across Canada gather and manage their environmental monitoring, land use, and archival data.

We're currently looking for the following positions to help us continue pushing our groundbreaking software forward and continue our growth of our consulting team. For all positions we offer a competitive compensation package, including a health spending plan, along with a very flexible work schedule, an open and collaborative atmosphere. We want to increase our team’s diversity and we strongly encourage applications from Indigenous and/or female applicants. If all this sounds appealing to you please send your resume for one of the above positions to joerg.tews@trailmarksys.com (software & financial controller) or beth.keats@trailmarksys.com (regulatory specialist). We are excited to get to know you!


Mobile Application Developer

A minimum of two years of work experience related to the development of native iOS and/or Android mobile applications is required. Other highly desirable skills are experience: developing applications with Flutter, integrating with mobile mapping, developing using geolocation services, developing with Mapbox mobile SDK. Our work is highly collaborative and the successful candidate will also need to demonstrate creativity, flexibility, strong communication skills, and experience working independently with direct accountability to a team. This position will be based in our head office in Victoria, BC. There you will work closely with our research and consulting staff, and remotely with the director of software development and the rest of our development team based outside of BC. We'll also consider remote candidates as long as you're close enough for a weekly face-to-face work day in Victoria and otherwise as required.


Software Engineer

We're looking for someone who has a minimum of 1 year work experience with full stack development including microservices (RESTful), AWS, Mapbox APIs/Leaflet, PHP and with an aptitude for geospatial solutions and processes. The work also requires coordination with UI, mobile and back-end development in our small but versatile, cross-functional team. Our work is highly collaborative and the successful candidate will also need to demonstrate creativity, flexibility, strong communication skills, and experience working independently with direct accountability to a team. This position will be based in our head office in Victoria, BC. There you will work closely with our research and consulting staff, and remotely with the director of software development and the rest of our development team. We'll also consider remote candidates from elsewhere in Canada.

Regulatory Specialist

We are seeking a creative and enthusiastic Regulatory Specialist to join our growing team.

Duties will include:
• Receive and process referrals/applications sent from co-management boards or industrial proponents to an Indigenous Government.
• Register and maintain referral/applications within the Trailmark software platform
• Assess referrals/applications with particular attention paid to the complexity of the response and extent of community involvement and research
• With senior support, assist with coordinating and co-developing responses to referrals/applications with the Indigenous community
• Report referrals/applications assessment results to Indigenous decision-makers and reviewers.
• Identify potential improvements to the Trailmark software referrals support and work with the Trailmark development team to implement the changes
This work may extend to the development, implementation, and knowledge mobilization aspects of community-based research for environmental impact assessments.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in related discipline (anthropology, law, environmental studies, environmental assessment); preference will be given to applicants with a related Master’s degree
• Knowledge of Indigenous cultures, Treaty and Aboriginal rights, and historical experience in Canada
• Knowledge of the federal and Northwest Territories consultation and impact assessment regulatory regime and processes
• Experience with specific claims, land use and occupancy research, traditional use research
• Strong written and verbal English communication skills; knowledge of French and/or an Indigenous language would be an asset
• Excellent analytical and writing skills
• Detail-oriented and highly proficient at records management.
• Strong time management and organizational skills to work on multiple concurrent projects
Preference may be given to applicants with the following:
• Applicants who are Black, Indigenous, or People of Colour (BIPOC); Peoples with diverse gender identities or expressions; and/or, People with disabilities.
• Lived experience with members of indigenous and/or remote communities which could be through the applicant’s own identity and/or personal experiences.
• Experience developing materials that are accessible and inclusive for a non-academic audience.

Financial Controller & Office Manager

We are looking for a Financial Controller & Office Manager to undertake all aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, financial reporting and book keeping. In addition, the successful candidate would also take on responsibilities as a general office manager, administer employee payroll and expenses, and liaise with our Senior Project Manager on projet budgets and forecasts preparation. This positions needs to be based in Victoria, BC. Duties will include:


• Manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, expense reporting and banking
• Coordinate and direct the preparation of project budgets along with the Senior Project Manager as well financial forecasts
• Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements
• Liaise with the company's tax accountants
• Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting if required
• Support quarter-end and year-end close process
• Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
• Manage and comply with federal and provincial government reporting requirements and assist with tax filings
• Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to build our internal controlling
• Manage and administer payroll and employee expenses
• Assist with Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SRED) tax filings in collaboration with the Senior Project Manager and Director of Software Development
• Office Management duties as necessary including events and workshop planning, and communicate with staff and clients

Qualifications:
• Proven working experience as a Financial Controller
• At least 2 years of overall combined accounting and finance experience
• Advanced degree in Accounting
• Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
• Experience with creating financial statements, general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process
• Excellent administration skills