Category: Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunity: Ontario Aboriginal Lands Association Coordinator

Position Title:  Ontario Aboriginal Lands Association (OALA) Coordinator

Location:  To be determined

Term of Employment:  Contract until March 31, 2019 with a possibility of extension

Closing Date:  Monday November 5, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (late applications will not be accepted)

How to Apply:  Mail, fax, or email your cover letter, resume, and two (2) letters of reference to:

Ontario Aboriginal Lands Association
c/o National Aboriginal Lands Managers Association
1024 Mississauga Street, Curve Lake, Ontario  K0L 1R0
Fax:  (705) 657-7177

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

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Employment Opportunities: Nisichaqayasihk Cree Nation

Executive Director of Lands, Environment, and Resources:  The Executive Director of Lands, Environment, and Resources (LER) is responsible for overseeing and managing the overall LER Department, the accompanying performance measurement system, and plan to support good governance and transparency in accordance with NCN’s approved strategic direction as set by the Chief and Council; and in accordance with NCN government’s philosophy, principles of Kihche’othasowewin (Constitution/Great Law of the Creator), Nehetho laws and customary principles, and other relevant laws and policies.

The Executive Director of LER is responsible for ensuring that performance measurement systems are developed that support a high performance workplace culture and safe work environment, with emphasis on responsibility, accountability, productivity, quality, and goal attainment. The Executive Director of LER is a member of the Senior Management Team and assists and advises other department and program managers, Council’s planning and priorities, Treasury Board, and other committees on lands, environment, and resource issues and priorities.

Deadline:  Friday April 20th, 2018

See posting for details.    Posting: Executive Director of Lands, Environment, and Resources


Aski Governance Manager:  Under the general direction of Executive Director, the Aski Governance Manager (AGM) provides, plans, and implements projects that give effect to NCN’s Constitution and Aski Pumenikewin (Land Code) implementation. The Aski Governance Manager will lead the development of land laws, policies, plans and strategies in accordance with NCN’s approved strategic direction as set by the Chief and Council. This position is aimed at implementing sustainable land management practices on all NCN’s lands, resources, and traditional territories.

Deadline:  Friday April 20, 2018

See posting for details.  Posting: Aski Governance Manager


Job Posting: Referrals Manager – Kwikwetlem First Nation ,BC

Referrals Manager

The Kwikwetlem First Nation (KFN), located in Coquitlam, BC, are proud hən̓ q̓ əmin̓ əm̓ -speaking (downriver Halkomelem) Coast Salish people, who descend from a tradition of elders who were renowned as spirit and winter dancers, skilled canoe builders, and master sturgeon and salmon fishers. As we look to the future, we seek to care for our community and our traditional lands in culturally meaningful ways. KFN is committed to economic development to promote the self-determination and long-term growth of the Nation.

We are looking for an experienced Referrals Manager to support various planning and consultation activities of our busy Lands and Resources Department. The Referrals Manager offers support for all project management aspects of ongoing consultation and negotiation activities, as well as enhancing the referrals management system capabilities, including referral review and environmental review of all large resource projects in the Nation’s Territory. This role will also include supporting the Nation’s various claims and community planning initiatives, including Comprehensive Community Planning and Land Use Planning. The Referrals Manager will spend a significant amount of time relationship building, managing staff and consultants and negotiating with various proponents.

Please visit for more information.  Cover letter and resume can be sent to

Job Posting – Referrals Manager Kwekwetlem BC

Job Posting: Lands and Resources Manager (Splatsin, BC)

Splatsin, located in Enderby BC is seeking to hire a Lands and Resources Manager to oversee the development and maintenance of a land use plan for Splatsin.

Job Title:  Lands and Resources Manager

Specific duties include:

  • Under the instruction of the director, monitor and evaluate the progress and budgets of department programs and initiatives.
  • Day to day supervision of the department support staff.
  • Oversee the tracking and management of Splatsin reserve lands.
  • Seek external funding sources as needed to support the Title and Rights department staff and programs.
  • Assist with the promotion and education of Secwepemc culture, language, etc.
  • Assist with the development of departmental operational budget.
  • Oversee the development and maintenance of accurate land use records including maps and abstracts.
  • Participate in presentations.


You can view the posting here 2017 Splatsin Posting Lands and resources, Manager[1]