One-year maternity leave replacement (February 2018 to February 2019)

Location: Anishinabek Nation Head Office, Nipissing First Nation, North Bay, ON

ACCOUNTABILITY

Reports to and works under the direction of the Lands and Resources Director.

SUMMARY OF FUNCTION:

The Lands and Resources Department fosters ongoing partnership with various provincial Ministry sectors related to minerals and mines, natural resources, land use, transportation and environmental issues. The key function is to collaborate and facilitate a common understanding with the exchange of knowledge, principles, relevant government policy and technical information related to each ministry sector.  In addition, discuss matters, develop options, and collaborate on the resolution of issues while exploring opportunities and involvement.

The Coordinator will provide research and technical support to the regional and bilateral table process established through the Letter of Commitment between the Anishinabek Nation and the prospective Ministry sector.

RESPONSIBILITIES (include, but are not limited to):

  • Knowledge on legislation, regulations, land tenure policies and procedures related to Lands and Resources;
  • Conduct research, prepare background reports, technical summaries, briefing notes, and other related documents as required;
  • Follow up on direction provided by the bilateral and/or advisory council and support the activities of the regional tables;
  • General coordination of meetings of the advisory council and regional tables;
  • Review and editing of materials to provide options, strategies and recommendations to the advisory council;
  • Provide technical advice to the Lands and Resources Director, staff, Leadership and others;
  • Liaise with Anishinabek First Nations, government agencies, and business and industry Leads;
  • Communicate with Anishinabek First Nations, Chief and Councils, or public in a one-to-one setting;
  • Ensure all reporting is completed to external organizations as required;
  • Provide management support of fiscal operations including budget development, tracking and monitoring of expenditures, and budget amendments as necessary; and
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • University, college diploma and/or equivalent experience with First Nations in areas relating to natural resources, land use and environmental issues, minerals and mines;
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft computer software programs and Internet capability;
  • Demonstrated verbal, written communications, liaison and facilitation skills;
  • Demonstrated and working knowledge of Union of Ontario Indians First Nations;
  • Possess the skill to develop briefing papers and options, strategy, and identify implementation measures;
  • Must be able to travel;
  • Must possess valid Ontario Drivers license and be insurable;
  • Ability to work independently, handle peak workloads and meet deadlines;
  • Good planning and organizational skills;
  • Ability to speak a First Nation language is an asset.

SALARY:  Commensurate with experience and education

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Friday, January 26, 2018 @ 4:30 p.m.  (Applications received after this date and time will not be considered.)

Please forward your resume with a cover letter and three employment references to:

Glenda St. Amour, Director of Corporate Services

Anishinabek Nation (Union of Ontario Indians)

P.O. Box 711, North Bay, ON  P1B 8J8

Phone:  1-877-702-5200 / (705) 497-9127     Fax: (705) 497-9135

E-mail: glenda.st-amour@anishinabek.ca

Individuals of First Nation ancestry are encouraged to apply.  Preference will be given to Anishinabek Nation member First Nation applicants.

 Miigwetch to all who apply; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.