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First Nations Land Management Resource Centre Employment Opportunity – Specialist, Curriculum Delivery and Planning

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:

Specialist, Curriculum Delivery and Planning (1 Position)

Location: To be determined based on the successful candidate

Position Description
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:

• Curriculum Development & Delivery
-Provide curriculum Development and delivery to First Nation Lands Managers by:
-Assisting the Director, Planning and Readiness and the Specialist, Training, Mentorship and Professional Development (TMPD) with the development of curriculum materials;
-Delivering curriculum materials to signatory FNs through workshops and directly to the communities targeted Audiences; and,
-Conducting other related activities in keeping with the implementation of the TMPD strategy.

• First Nations Assistance
Provide direct assistance to First Nations related to land-based planning in general, including:
-Implementing the Resource Centre’s (RC) land use planning and related policy development (designation, zoning and other policies) strategy;
-Directly assisting FNs in land use planning; and,
-Working closely with individual FNs in land use, land designation and policy development.

• Other
Any other related workload in keeping with the LAB, RC and FNs’ responsibilities in implementing the FA.

For the full job posting CLICK HERE

Application Deadline: November 23, 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:
Charmaine.matteau@labrc.com
Or by fax: (866) 817-2394


First Nations Land Management Resource Centre Employment Opportunity – Waste Management Specialist – Application Period Extended

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:

Waste Management Specialist (1 Position)

Location: To be determined based on successful candidate

Position Description
The Solid Waste Management Specialist is the First Nation Lands Management Resource Centre’s (RC) “in-house” solid waste management expert. The incumbent will assist the Lands Advisory Board (LAB), the First Nation Lands Management Resource Centre (RC) Board, RC senior staff and Operational First Nations (FNs) in all regions to fulfill their responsibilities under the Framework Agreement on First Nations Lands Management (FA) and the Solid Waste Management Funding Program, including:
• Lead the development of strategies for improving solid waste management and enforcement of laws under the FA for FA FNs.
• Lead the administration, delivery, and coordination of the Solid Waste Management Funding Program for FA FNs.
• Work with RC field staff and FA FNs to develop practical measures to improve solid waste management under land codes.
• Work with RC field staff and FA FNs to develop practical measures to improve solid waste management planning, implementation and protections.
• Assist the RC to develop legal issues management centred around solid wastes, including strategies for improving the enforcement of FA FNs’ solid waste management laws.
• Develop training materials, recommend best practices and precedents for consideration of FA FNs interested in improving solid waste management and enforcement of solid waste management laws.
• Maintain knowledge of, and document existing FA FNs’ regulations and laws related to solid waste management.
• For the purposes of law harmonization, advise FA FNs on provincial and municipal approaches to solid waste management and potential partnership opportunities with other governments.
• Assist FA FNs with the interpretation of federal and provincial legislation related to solid waste management.
• 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: November 16, 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:
Charmaine.matteau@labrc.com
Or by fax: (866) 817-2394


Tsawout First Nation Employment Opportunity – 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 November 2, 2018 by 4:00pm

Submit cover letter and resume, with 3 references to:

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

email: cwebster@tsawout.ca


First Nations Land Management Resource Centre Employment Opportunity – Technician, First Nation Support Services East, Prairies & BC

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 positions:

Technician, First Nations Support Services East, Prairies & BC – 4 Positions

Please note: The successful candidate will ideally reside in one of the following areas, however applicants who do not reside in the identified areas but meet the qualifications may be considered.

Eastern Region – 2 Positions
Position 1- Thunder Bay, ON
Position 2 – Ottawa, ON (National Capital Region)
Prairie Region – 1 Position – Edmonton, AB, Calgary, AB or Saskatoon, SK, Regina, SK
British Columbia – 1 Position – Vancouver Island, Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley

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.

For the full job posting, please CLICK HERE

Application Deadline:  November 2, 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:
Charmaine.matteau@labrc.com
Or by fax: (866) 817-2394


Katzie First Nation Job Posting – Planner

The responsibilities of the Planner are to perform a variety of professional and technical
level duties in the field of current and long-range planning; and to provide information
and assistance to developers, the business community, KFN members and public on
planning, zoning, land use, permits and development related matters.

Please CLICK HERE for full job posting.


JOB POSTING: Lheidli T’enneh First Nation Executive Director

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION
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.

JOB DUTIES
• 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

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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
Email: dlogan@lheidli.ca


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.

JOB DUTIES
• 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.

CLICK FOR FULL JOB POSTING

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
Email: dlogan@lheidli.ca


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!


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