LANDS & RESOURCES COORDINATOR

Lac Seul First Nation is offering an exciting and challenging opportunity for a results-oriented person to fulfill the role of Lands & Resources Coordinator to help plan and provide technical support to the overall operations of the Economic Development/Lands & Resources office.  The Lands & Resources Coordinator will offer technical support to the LSFN Economic Development office to implement a coordinated system to engage and manage resource industry activities in LSFN territory.  The Lands & Resources Coordinator will also provide technical support in reviewing, researching, analyzing and developing policy recommendations related to the natural resources development sector.

The position is available on a year-to-year basis and will require extensive travel.

DUTIES:

  • Acts as Core Consultation Point Person for all consultations for the community, and act as consultation contact for industry and government (provincial and federal).
  • Processes and investigates Crown Land disposition requests from OMNR, through the LSFN-OMNR Engagement Protocol, for the District Offices within the LSFN traditional territory.
  • Provides or administers due diligence reviews of permit applications received by the Ontario Crown for activities within the LSFN traditional territory.
  • Liaises with Grand Council Treaty #3 personnel with respect to lands and resources issues within the LSFN traditional territory, and administer local GCT3 programs.
  • Liaises with designated representatives of adjacent First Nations with respect to lands and resources issues within the LSFN traditional territory.
  • Advises Chief and Council on known lands and resources issues within the LSFN traditional territory.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Post-secondary education in a resource-based field (Forestry, Geology, Environmental, etc.), or equivalent preferred
  • Minimum 2 or 3 years of experience related to a resource-based sector
  • Understanding of environmental and mining legislation in Ontario
  • Excellent familiarity with and knowledge of working with First Nations
  • Computer literacy; ability to operate a PC effectively, proficient with Microsoft Applications, experience with related digitized data bases
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with ESRI ArcGIS software
  • Competency with GPS devices
  • Strong relationship-building skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Good research and analytical skills
  • Ability to speak Ojibway would be a strong asset
  • The candidate must be able to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as part of a team
  • The candidate will also possess a valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s license and have access to a vehicle

SALARY:          Depending on qualifications and experience

SUBMIT COVER LETTER, RESUME, AND REFERENCES BY Friday, October 7, 2016 BY 4:00 P.M.

Attn:      Lac Seul First Nation       

                P.O. Box 100

                Hudson ON         P0V 1X0

Fax:  (807) 582-3585

Attention:  HR Department

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