Ogimaa Binesiiyog Team Lead ID: 62864

Deadline Date: 2020/04/10

Location:  Fort Frances

As the Team Lead of one of the Ogimaa Binesiiyog Stewardship Youth Ranger (SYR) Teams, under the general supervision of the Resource Management Supervisor (Ministry of Natural Resources & Forestry) and the Program Coordinator. Your duties are to provide group leadership to meet the SYR Program guidelines and to assist the Program Coordinator in researching, identifying, organizing and implementing the SYR Program activities.

Posting Date:
 Fort Frances
 1459 Idylwild Dr
Start Date:
Number of positions:
Days of work:
 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
 Natural Resources, Agriculture
Duties / Responsibilities:
Provide supervision, motivation and guidance while acting as the crew leader for a group of 1 Assistant Team Lead and 4 Rangers; assign and monitor staff duties.
Lead the implementation of the SYR project schedule, including identifying, researching and coordinating educational opportunities that meet provincial standards.
Ensure timely communication with internal and external partners in coordinating projects, educational opportunities and SYR program events. Supervise completion of weekly articles, outreach materials (E.g. taking photos, weekly posters, final video), and maintenance or computer database.  Assist in promotion of program by taking photos of crews engaged in work.
Assist with training Rangers and look for professional development opportunities such as: on the job training, planned lectures, tours and providing additional educational resources as required.
Maintain SYR program equipment and ensure compliance with Ontario Health and Safety standards.
Assist with administrative matters such as completion of safety plan documents (E.g. Hazard and Risk Assessment (HIRAs).
Complete SYR Human Resources documentation, written performance evaluations and a Final Report on the SYR program for the Fort Frances District.
Assess and identify potential conflicts and develop and make recommendations to the Program Coordinator or Partnership Specialist.
Demonstrated leadership skills and experience working with a team.
Strong interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills (ie: assist in preparing articles for newspapers and media releases on team activities throughout the season).
Organizational and planning skills to stimulate projects, establish priorities and meet deadlines. 
Ability to take initiative and be self-motivated to complete tasks in an independent manor, seeking guidance and direction appropriately. 
Physical ability to carry out the demands of the position.
An interest in pursuing post-secondary education and/or a career in natural resource management would be an asset. Mandatory Requirements:
Valid Class G Driver's License 
You hold or can obtain a Valid Standard First Aid Certificate
You hold or can obtain a Pleasure Craft Operator's Card (PCOC) 
You hold or can obtain Ontario Recreational Canoeing and Kayaking Association Certificate (ORCKA)
Closing Date/Apply by:
How To Apply:
  Please submit cover letter and resume to Kelsea Hunsperger, Program Coordinator at syrcoordinator@shooniyaa.org. Call 1 (800) 545-5113 ext. 200 with any questions.

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Kelsea Hunsperger
Position Title:
 Ogimaa Binesiiyog Program Coordinator
Company Name:
 Shooniyaa Wa-Biitong
 1459 Idylwild Dr
 Fort Frances
Postal Code:
 P9A 3M3
 1 (800) 545-5113 ext 200
Web Address:

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