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Lheidli T’enneh Job Posting: Lands Manager

The Lands Manager will implement the Lheidli T’enneh Land Code including environmental management, development of community land use plans, development, implementation and oversight of the Lands Authority, Taxation, Capital & Community Infrastructure (O & M), and Public Works. Will work directly with the Lheidli T’enneh Lands Authority.

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Application Deadline: Friday, December 1, 2017
Interview Dates: To Be Determined.
Position Start Date: Immediately.
Please submit your resume, cover letter and three (3) work references to:
Ms. Dolleen Logan, Lead Executive Assistant
1041 Whenun Road, Prince George, BC, V2K 5X8
F: 250-963-6954
Email: dlogan@lheidli.ca


Soowahlie First Nation Job Posting – SCS Lands Governance Director

Position Summary:
The Lands Governance Director is a full-time position with a 3-month probationary period. The person is responsible for overall administration of the Lands through the planning, organizing, directing, and evaluating of the SCS Lands Office in the implementation of the SCS Land Codes. They will also be responsible for the development and implementation of laws, administration of policies related to land governance, land and resource management, planning, environmental management, land development and land transaction registration and providing advice to members, Chief and Council and staff.

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A 1st in New Brunswick! Madawaska Maliseet First Nation now the 78th Framework Agreement signatory to vote YES!

On November 2, 2017, Madawaska Maliseet First Nation (MMFN) became the first Framework Agreement signatory in New Brunswick to ratify a community Land Code!  With a number of environmental and economic development projects currently being considered by the community, the MMFN Land Code vote is very timely.  The vote transfers the governance authority, over MMFN lands and resources, from INAC and  back to the community where it belongs.  This regained jurisdiction will provide for greater environmental, economic, and social protections and sustainability for the community and its lands.  MMFN reserve lands encompass an area of 312 hectares.  The MMFN membership consists of 546 members.  Impressively,  83% of participating voting members voted to approve the MMFN Land Code and 54% of all eligible voters cast their ballots!  Congratulations to Madawaska Maliseet on becoming the 78th Framework Agreement Signatory Nation to regain control of their lands and resources, and on becoming the second operational Framework Agreement  signatory First Nation in the Atlantic Region!


FNLMRC Inc. Employment Opportunity: Technician, First Nations Support Services – Eastern Region

LANDS ADVISORY BOARD
FIRST NATIONS LAND MANAGEMENT RESOURCE CENTRE

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

The Framework Agreement on First Nation Land Management is a significant expression of Indigenous ingenuity and modern efforts to shed the colonial legacy of the Indian Act. Our team at the First Nations Management Resource Centre is cutting edge, dedicated and experienced in assisting First Nations to develop workable solutions to the everyday challenges of community led lands and resources governance. We are currently searching for motivated and qualified candidates for the following position:

Technician, First Nations Support Services – Eastern Region – 1 Position

Position Description
As part of the Framework Agreement on First Nation Land Management (Framework Agreement), the Lands Advisory Board (LAB) and the First Nations Land Management Resource Centre (FNLMRC) provide political and technical support to developmental and operational First Nations. The developmental process under the Framework Agreement consists of a series of activities including the drafting of community land codes, implementing communication strategies and community voting procedures, as well as finalizing Individual Agreements with Canada. Once a First Nation ratifies its Land Code and becomes operational, the LAB and FNLMRC provide various support services such as assisting/advising with drafting land laws, rules, procedures, agreements, instruments, as well as implementing land governance systems and facilitating agreements and other arrangements with municipal, provincial, federal or First Nation governments.

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Application Deadline: November 17, 2017

Applications received past this date will not be considered.

Please forward your cover letter, clearly demonstrating how you meet the requirements of the position along with your resume to:

Charmaine.matteau@labrc.com
Or by fax: (866) 817-2394