Call for Captain Applications

BCMANR is calling for applications for Captain’s of the Hunt for the following regions:

  • Region 1 – Vancouver Island and Powell River
  • Region 3 – Thompson/Okanagan
  • Region 5 – North Central (currently vacant)
  • Region 7A – Omineca (currently vacant)
  • Region 7B – Peace (currently vacant)

To qualify for consideration, you must:

  • Must possess a valid and current MNBC Citizenship Card and a valid and current MNBC Harvesting Card.
    • A minimum of ten years traditional knowledge experience and/or two years of post-secondary education in a related natural resource field and/or other skills as deemed of value to the Captain’s Assembly.
    • Must not have a criminal record for an indictable offence for which they have not been pardoned.
      • Candidates must submit a Criminal Record Check to MNBC in accordance with the MNBC Constitution.
    • Must be a resident of at least nine of the last twelve months, in the BCMANR region they will represent.
    • Cannot have an outstanding debt owing to MNBC/MPCBC.
    • Must not be an elected official from a Métis Chartered Community, Regional Governance Council or the MNBC Board of Directors.
    • Must not be employed by the MNBC/MPCBC.
    • Must be willing and able to travel as necessary.

Please include the following in your application:

  • A short biography, laying out your qualifications for Captain;
    • Copy of your MNBC Citizenship and Harvesting card;
    • A criminal record check for volunteers (acquired through your local RCMP office)

Please submit applications to the Senior Director of Environmental Protection, Leona Shaw, at lshaw@mnbc.ca

Closing date for all applications is February 11, 2022.