Technician First Nation Support Services ID: 58527

Deadline Date: 2019/03/29


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.

Posting Date:
 Thunder Bay
 PO Box 1022
Start Date:
 $65,000-$75,000 annually
Number of positions:
Days of work:
Assisting operational FNs to implement their land codes
Assisting developmental FNs to draft a land code and conduct a community ratification process
Providing information to, or meeting with, First Nations interested in becoming signatories to the Framework Agreement;
Assisting in developing quarterly reports and the LAB annual report;
Any other related workload in keeping with the LAB, FNLMRC and FN' responsibilities in implementing the Framework Agreement.
- University or other post secondary degree in a related field or a suitable combination of education and related experience or experience working with First Nations.
- Excellent writing, research and analytical skills.
- Good understanding of the Framework Agreement.
- Proficiency with software programs such as Microsoft office, Skype, Go To Meeting
- Experience working with the First Nations, preferably in supporting First Nation self- government efforts particularly in the area of reserve lands and natural resources Experience working with multiple stakeholders on common files.
- Knowledge of land and environment issues related to First Nations' land.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
- Effective interpersonal relationships.
- Tact and Good judgement.
Assets: Due to the amount of work with First Nation communities, preference may be given to candidates with Aboriginal ancestry. Aboriginal language fluency is an asset. Bilingual (French) is an asset
Must be willing to travel, this position will include overnight and day travel and includes evening and weekend work.
Candidates must possess a valid Driver's License and access to a reliable personal vehicle.
Candidate must work from a home office environment and be centrally located to facilitate travel.
Interviews will be conducted.
A written test may be administered.
Reference checks will be conducted.
Verification of education will be completed.
A criminal records check may be requested.
Closing Date/Apply by:
How To Apply:
We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
Application Deadline: March 29, 2019 Applications received past this date will not be considered.
Please forward your application to: Or by fax: (866) 817-2394

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Charmaine Matteau
Position Title:
 Human Resources
Company Name:
 First Nations Land Management Resource Centre Inc.
 PO Box 1022
Postal Code:
 L0E 1R0
Web Address:

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