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Sumas First Nation Employment Opportunity: Lands & Resources Manager

The Lands and Resource Manager oversees the day to day activities of the Lands and Resource Department. The position is responsible for the implementation and administration of the Semá:th Land Code and Laws, and develops, administers and enforces laws and policies related to land and resource management. We are looking for candidates who are focused on outcomes, excellent problem solvers and strong communicators. Preference will be given to Aboriginal applicants. Please self-identify on your cover letter or resume.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Manages and administers the Semá:th Lands Office, including the development of annual budgets and work plans, policies and procedures, the supervision of Lands office staff and the administration of the Semá:th Lands Advisory Committee (LAC);
• Provide expert and strategic advice on all matters pertaining to SFN Lands & Resources;
• Implements, reviews and updates key planning process and documents, e.g. Land-Use Plan, Environmental Management Plan, Comprehensive Community Plan, Emergency Management Plan;
• Assists in Strategic planning, in collaboration with other SFN departments.
• Ensures compliance with Semá:th Law & Policy for all land and resource-related activities and transactions;
• Develop, negotiate and process land lease agreements, sub-leases, permits, rights of way, additions to reserve proposals, allotments, transfers and other legal documentation pertaining to Semá:th lands;
• Develop and implement information and records management systems for the Lands & Resources Office;
• Training, mentoring and capacity building for Lands Department staff.

FOR FULL JOB POSTING CLICK HERE

To view a complete job description, visit our website at: www.sumasfirstnation.com/employment

Applications will be accepted until April 26, 2019, at 4:00 pm

Attention: Human Resources Email: human.resources@sumasfirstnation.com

We appreciate all applicants, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


S.A.Y. Lands Office Employment Opportunity – Community Planner

The S.A.Y. Lands Office is committed to working with our four First Nations to manage
their Reserve lands in a manner which promotes community-based and sustainable land
use, safety, liveability and environmental protection. Our land use management and
planning are built on our culture and traditions and we also develop and use modern
laws and land use tools. Our employees enjoy the ability to be a part of a positive
environment of communities with strong leaders and committed community members.

Community Planner
FULL-TIME (wage to be determined within Group 10)
Under the direction of the General Manager/SAY Lands Manager, the Community
Planner will support the lands office specifically related to land management and
planning for our communities of Skowkale, Aitchelitz, Yakweakwioose and Kwaw Kwaw
Apilt. Key responsibilities include:

• The development and review of future and current planning laws, regulations,
forms, policies, procedures and any additional land management frameworks
• Land use planning
• Environmental management and planning
• Emergency planning
• Community development planning, including zoning
• Project management related to planning
• Assisting to review and process applications for permits, variances, rezonings, etc.
• Preparation of maps, diagrams and others as needed for position
• Collecting, compiling and analyzing data and information on demographic,
economic, legal, social, cultural and physical information regarding land use
planning
• Preparing for, participating in, and following up from our Land Management
Advisory Committee meetings
• Liaising with residents, consultants, government and other agencies, general public
and partners regarding land uses and planning
• Community engagement
• Other activities as directed by the SAY Lands Manager and/or Chief and Council

Applicants should send a resume and cover letter with three (3) references identified
outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position to
manager@skowkalefn.com by April 26th, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

Please CLICK HERE for the full job posting.


First Nations Land Management Resource Centre Employment Opportunity – Technician, First Nation Support Services East – Deadline Extended

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 – Deadline Extended

Location: Thunder Bay, ON (Candidates residing in other parts of Ontario may be considered if
the position requirements are met however preference will be given to those residing in the
Thunder Bay area).

Please Note: Your application must include a cover letter which clearly outlines how you meet
the requirement of the position, along with your current resume.

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: March 29, 2019

Applications received past this date will not be considered.

Please forward your application to:
Charmaine.matteau@labrc.com
Or by fax: (866) 817-2394


?aq’am Job Posting: Lands and Natural Resources Project Coordinator

PERMANENT FULL-TIME POSITION
Lands and Resources Project Coordinator

Position Summary:
The Lands and Natural Resources Project Coordinator is responsible for developing and overseeing special projects that are ʔaq̓am lands and natural resources-based, according to natural law and qanikitȼi (ʔaq̓am
values and principles) for the use and benefit of all ʔaq̓amnik ̓ (ʔaq̓am people present and future generations).  The Lands and Natural Resources Project Coordinator is also responsible for supporting Community
development activities. This position provides assistance to the Lands and Natural Resources Department, playing a role in the development and implementation of ʔaq̓ am’s strategic plan and the ʔaq̓am Community
Land Use Plan.

• Develop and implement natural resource projects in accordance with the ʔaq̓am Community Strategic Plan and the ʔaq̓am Land Use Plan.
• Work with the Director of Lands and Natural Resources to develop projects related to lands and natural resources, including (but not limited to) Environmental Site Assessments, Wildfire Fuel mitigation, Potable
water, Forestry, Species at Risk, Ecosystem Restoration and Invasive Species Management.
• Proactively seek funding through grant writing.
• Prepare request for proposals, solicit quotes, and authorize scope of work/contract, budgets for leadership approval and provide continuous reporting to DLNR.
• Respond to contractor inquiries/ requests and maintain an on-site presence during project implementation as required.
• Oversee the administration and implementation of all special projects from scope to completion including any final reporting as required.
• Oversee the planning and operation of the ʔaq̓am Community Garden
• Train, supervise and mentor summer students on lands and resource-based projects
• Review and provide input on referrals to the Ktunaxa Nation Lands department on behalf of ʔaq̓am
• Administrate access requests from external parties/stakeholders
• Attend Community meetings (Land Code, Band, etc.) and Council meetings as required.
• Represent the ʔaq̓am Lands Department at meetings, conferences, and delegations, as required.

Membership Relations
• Provide, as required, communications to Membership through Community meetings.
• Engaging at the Nation level as required.
• Support community events such as Wood Day, Trek, etc.

CLICK HERE FOR FULL JOB POSTING

Please submit your cover letter and resume marked “confidential” to:

Amanda Gnucci, HR Generalist
ʔaq ̓am Administration
7470 Mission Road, Cranbrook, BC, V1C 7E5

e-mail: agnucci@aqam.net Fax: 250-426-8935

Closing Date: Monday, February 25th 2019 – Any applications received after this time will not be
considered.

Thank you to all those that apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Songhees Nation Job Posting: Lands Manager

The Songhees Nation is currently seeking a skilled, honest and hardworking Lands Manager.  The Lands Manager is responsible for managing lands transactions on Songhees Reserves and Songhees Treaty Settlement Lands pursuant to Songhees Nation laws, Bylaws, Policies and Procedures; as well as develop and implement land code laws.  The Lands manager participates in division projects and activities working in collaboration with other members of the team.  The Songhees Nation offers a competitive benefits and pension package, as well as vacation time that is well above the industry standard.

For the full job posting, please click here.

Deadline: Open until position is filled

Applications can be sent to Felicity Peters, Human Resources Manager, Songhees Nation

felicity.peters@songheesnation.com

 


Abénakis de Wolinak Job Posting: Land Manager

Abénakis de Wolinak are hiring for the position of Land Manager.

For the full job posting, please CLICK HERE

Application due: Monday, January 14th, 2019

Submit you resume to:

Monsieur Mathieu Blanchette
Conseil des Abénakis de Wôlinak
10120, rue Kolipaïo
Wôlinak (QC) G0X 1B0
Téléphone : (819) 294-6696

Courriel : mblanchette@cawolinak.com

 


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


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