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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
email: cwebster@tsawout.ca

 


Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation Job Postings: Aski Governance Manager

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

OVERVIEW:

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.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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

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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
E-mail: kimlinklater@ncncree.com

  • 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
ALL NECESSARY DOCUMENTATION IS REQUIRED IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED


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!


Temagami First Nation Job Posting: Land Code Manager

The Land Code Manager will manage and implement the Temagami First Nation Land Code and lead the Temagami First Nation Land Code initiatives. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing laws, policies and procedures related to lands management, administration, resource management and planning on reserve lands. The Land Code Manager will develop and implement information management systems and manage communications with members and the public. The Land Code Manager will develop multi-year strategic plans and yearly work plans which monitor and authorize expenditures within the approved budgets. This position may also be responsible for hiring, training, supervising and evaluating other Land Code staff.

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Click here for Job Description

Application due:  Monday, February 26, 2018  by 4:00pm

Application to:

John Hodgson, HR Manager
Temagami First Nation
General Delivery
Bear Island, ON P0H 1C0
(705) 237-8943
Email: hr@temagamifirstnation.ca


Katzie First Nation Job posting: Lands Clerk

Title: Lands Clerk

Location: Lands Department / Katzie First Nation

The Lands Clerk reports to the Lands Manager, this position is responsible for assisting in the management of Katzie First Nation lands and providing lands specific administration support services as they pertain to the Katzie First Nation Land Code.

CLICK HERE FOR FULL JOB POSTING

Application Instructions:
The following documentation must be provided to the Katzie First Nation Land’s Manager:

  •  A cover letter that clearly identifies the job posting number and position, as well as a description of your relevant qualifications; a current resume; and a minimum of two employment references, unless you have been employed by the Katzie First Nation for the previous 12 consecutive months;
  • Copy of Driver’s License and Criminal Records Check;

By mail in a sealed envelope titled “Lands Clerk Job Competition” by the closing date February 6th 2018 @
4:00 pm; or by EMAIL: officeadmin@katzie.ca


Eastern Region – First Nation Lands Registry Workshop (November 14, 15 and 16, 2017)

The First Nations Land Management Resource Centre (Resource Centre) organized an information workshop, November 14-16, 2017, on various topics of interest and provide training on the FNLRS system in an environment where participants can network with Resource Centre staff, advisors, presenters, Federal and Provincial counterparts, and other First Nations.

The Resource Centre, and guest presenters, provided information on the First Nation Land Registration, Matrimonial Real Property laws, updates on the Framework Agreement on First Nation Land Management amendments, Enforcement and Court Systems, on-going collaborative work with the province and Canada, Taxes on fee simple lands, fisheries, utility permits, and Species at Risk.

To download the presentations and reference material from the session, please click on the links below:

English Version – Part 1 of 2

English Version – Part 2 of 2

(Translated copies to follow)


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.

For a full job description and official posting, please click here.

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.

PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR FULL POSTING


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