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First Nations Land Management Resource Centre Employment Opportunity – Curriculum Development – Knowledge Sharing Specialist

The Framework Agreement on First Nations 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:

Curriculum Development – Knowledge Sharing Specialist (1 Position)

Assist Lands Advisory Board (LAB), the Resource Centre (RC) Board and First Nations (FNs) to fulfill their responsibilities under the Framework Agreement on First Nations Lands Management (FA), including:
• Develop, maintain and update online course content and reference materials. This will include related course materials, booklets, course presentations, and relevant resource materials.
• Using specialized software for e-learning and graphics, design online courses;
• Work with staff, advisors and other subject matter experts assist with the implementation of the RC’s Training, Mentorship & Professional Development (TMPD) online curriculum development and strategy;
• Assist in the preparation of TMPD briefings, and possibly other briefings for the LAB, RC Board or RC executive;
• Liaise and build positive relationships with educational partners, institutions and other professional lands & resource training providers; and,
• Any other related workload in keeping with the LAB, RC and FNs’ responsibilities in implementing the FA.

For the full job posting, please CLICK HERE

Application Deadline: July 27, 2018

Applications received past this date will not be considered.

Please forward cover letter, clearly demonstrating how you meet the requirements of the position
along with your resume to:
Or by fax: (866) 817-2394

JOB POSTING: Lheidli T’enneh First Nation Executive Director


The Lheidli T’enneh First Nation requires a Executive Director who will assume responsibility for all aspects of the First Nations general operations. Under the direction of Chief and Council the Executive Director is responsible for the overall coordination, organizing, planning and management of the administration, program departments and First Nation operations in accordance with the goals, objectives, policies, and plans approved by Chief and Council. The successful applicant will require strong management and supervisory experience and be comfortable working in a highly dynamic environment.
This is a permanent full-time, salaried position. Starting salary to be negotiated based upon the successful applicant’s qualifications and experience.

• Overall management of all operations, programs services, personnel and finances of the First Nation under the direction of Chief and Council.
• Develop and implement appropriate financial, administrative, personnel and human resource policies and procedures.
• Review the effectiveness of the administrative/financial operations, plans, policies, procedures and coordinates the implementation of appropriate revisions where necessary.
• Attend all Chief and Council meetings and provide updates, reports and recommendations as required on a regular basis.
• Develop, manage and monitor all budgets, spending and capital assets of the First Nation
• Ensure that all reporting is completed accurately and on schedule along with all funding applications and contractual are met.
• Provide guidance, support and coordination to all departments and program managers
• Represent the First Nation in the public and to outside agencies and governments
• Demonstrate professionalism, tact and diplomacy at all times


Application Deadline: Wednesday, July 25 , 2018
Interview Dates: Friday July 27, 2018
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

Job Posting: Lheidli T’enneh 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.

• Negotiation, development, implementation and enforcement of Land-Use Plans including administration of taxation structures, environmental management, frameworks, community planning and development of local Land Code Laws.
• Liaison and partnership with Lheidli T’enneh Members, the Lands Authority, Chief and Council, and both Provincial and Federal Government bodies.
• Responsible for the entire Lands Management Department, including financial and administrative management.
• To provide assessment and recommendations regarding On-Reserve Land-Use Referrals that may lead to the development of partnership, investment and capital infrastructure with various stakeholders.
• Technical and job expertise as a Specialist Advisor in the areas of Land-Use Planning and Land Code Management and Taxation and applicable legislation.
• Present products at workshops and meetings.
• Inform other staff and community members on the Lheidli T’enneh Land Code.
• Prepares regular progress / monthly reports on the process to management and political (internal) representatives.
• Support management in strategic planning and program implementation.


Application Deadline: Friday, July 25 , 2018
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

Lands Advisory Board Annual General Meeting Documents

Recorded Live Stream Videos

Meeting Agenda

Draft Memorandum of Understanding on Funding

May 2017 Special Meeting Resolution

Current vs Proposed Operational Funding

Framework Agreement Amendments Presentation

Framework Agreement Summary

Amendment No.6 – Framework Agreement on First Nations Land Management

Training, Mentoring & Professional Development Schedule 2018-2019

LAB and FNLMRC – Strategic Business Plan 2018-2023

History of Land Code Votes 1997-2018

Land Code Vote Percentages

Framework Agreement – First Nations Summary

The Lands Advisor Newsletter – July 2017

The Lands Advisor Newsletter – October 2017

The Lands Advisor Newsletter – February 2018

The Lands Advisor Newsletter – May 2018

LAB Corporate Brochure

LAB Rules and Procedures

Land Code Conflict Resolution Proposal Presentation, by Grand Chief Steven Point

Speaking Notes from CIRNA Senior Assistant Deputy Minister Joe Wild

Reimbursement Request – Excel Version   PDF Version


Brunswick House First Nation Employment Opportunity – Forester Internship

Job Description: Participate in 7 Forest Management Plans (FMP) annually over the next
3 years; Participate in the Enhanced Sustainable Forest Licence Process on behalf of
Brunswick House First Nation (BHFN); Conserving BHFN’s federal land forests; continue
to build healthy relationships between BHFN and the Ontario Ministry of Natural
Resources and Forestry; Assist Lands Manager on past, present and future consultation
requests from Industry, proponents and government; Work with BHFN’s Economic
Development Department as it pertains to Forest Management Planning; Conduct site
visits with forest companies on areas such as new and existing gravel pits, road
construction,culverts, bridges and roads; work with BHFN Lands Manager on building a
new Timber Management Forest Plan for Mountbatten location; Engage in forest
management and strategic planning for BHFN forestry assets; Explore business to
business initiatives with key industry partners; Ensure forestry companies are in
compliance with BHFN’s standards; and Protect BHFN’s traditional Eco-logical
knowledge as it pertains to forestry (Cultural Land Values).

For full job posting CLICK HERE

Kwaw-kwaw-a-pilt is the 80th Framework Agreement signatory to vote YES!

On April 10th, 2018 Kwaw-Kwaw-a-pilt First Nation members voted 93% in favour of adopting a land code. KKAFN is the 80th First Nation in Canada to now be operating with their own lands management jurisdiction. KKAFN is a member of the Sto:lo Nation, and the community is in the upper Fraser Valley region, near Chilliwack, BC. Congratulations to the leadership and members of Kwaw-kwaw-a-pilt on this successful vote!

Tsawout First Nation Job Posting – Lands Manager

Tsawout First Nation (TFN) is seeking a strong team player committed to the implementation and development of TFN’s land management regime. The ideal candidate will be skilled in lands planning, and have experience interpreting and providing advice on land matters. He/she will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, solid project management skills and will be confident representing TFN’s best interests on lands based initiatives and committees.

For the full job posting, please CLICK HERE

Application due:  Friday May 25th, 2018  by 4:30pm

Application to:

Cathy Webster
Governance/HR Support Manager
Tsawout First Nation
7728 Tetayut Rd., Saanichton, BC
V8M 2E4

fax: (250) 652-9114


Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation Job Postings: Aski Governance Manager

Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation is hiring for the position of Aski Governance Manager.


Under the general direction of Executive Director, the Aski Governance Manager (AGM) provides, plans, and implements projects that give effect to NCN’s Constitution and Aski Pumenikewin (Land Code) implementation. The Aski Governance Manager will lead the development of land laws, policies, plans and strategies in accordance with NCN’s approved strategic direction as set by the Chief and Council. This position is aimed at implementing sustainable land management practices on all NCN’s lands, resources, and traditional territories.


  • Aski Pumenikewin (Land Code) Implementation
  • Development of Lands Management Regime for Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation
  • Implementation of lands management practices including sustainable management practices, land registry, and law enforcement.
  • Community engagement to meet constitutional commitments for engagement and consultation as required.
  • Supervision and management of the Lands Department including financial accountability
  • Collaboration with the Resource Department and Environmental Department

Click here for full job posting

Please provide a Current Criminal Records Check, Cover Letter, Resume and 3 References to:
Kim Linklater, Executive Director of Human Resources
Ph: 204-484-2332 ext. 2245 / Fax: 204-484-2392

  • Competition closes: April 20, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.
  • Salary Range: Up to $48,000 – $55,000 annually plus benefits

*Please note, only those selected for an interview will be contacted

La Première nation des Chippewas de Rama est la 79e signataire de l’Accord-cadre à voter OUI !

Le 17 février 2018, la Première nation des Chippewas de Rama est devenue la 79e communauté signataire de l’Accord-cadre à ratifier un code foncier communautaire ! Au total, 91 % des membres ayant participé au scrutin ont voté en faveur de la ratification du code foncier.

Les terres de réserve des Chippewas de Rama couvrent une superficie de 1045 hectares, et la communauté compte 1910 membres. Grâce à ce scrutin, la Première nation des Chippewas de Rama reprend en main la gouvernance des terres et des ressources de sa réserve. Selon les termes de sa propre vision communautaire, la Première nation affirme ainsi sa « fierté des traditions ojibways et la restauration du savoir écologique traditionnel ». Félicitations aux Chippewas de Rama qui deviennent à la suite de ce scrutin la 15e Première nation opérationnelle de l’Ontario.

G’chi miigwech aux Chippewas de la Première Nation de Rama pour ce scrutin fructueux.

The Chippewas of Rama First Nation is the 79th Framework Agreement signatory to vote YES!

On February 17th, 2018, the Chippewas of Rama First Nation became the 79th Framework Agreement signatory in Canada to ratify a community Land Code! 91% of participating voting members voted Yes! to approve the Land Code.

Chippewas of Rama reserve lands encompass an area of 1045 hectares, and the community has 1910 members. This vote transfers the governance authority over the reserve lands and resources to the Chippewas of Rama First Nation. In their own words, the community vision is their “pride in Ojibwe traditions and restoring traditional ecological knowledge.” Congratulations to Chippewas of Rama on becoming the 15th operational First Nation in the province of Ontario.

G’chi miigwech Chippewas of Rama First Nation on your successful vote!

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