TREATY LAND ENTITLEMENT ADMINISTRATOR
Peguis First Nation TLE Implementation is seeking a highly motivated individual for the position of TLE Administrator; the incumbent is responsible for a wide range of TLE Implementation technical assistance and support functions. The general purpose of this position is to provide accurate and timely advice, monitoring, information, and assistance to the Peguis First Nation TLE Implementation Unit, who are in the process of selecting and acquiring lands in reference to the ratified Peguis First Nation Treaty Entitlement Agreement (TEA).
Job Profile Summary:
The incumbent is primarily responsible to assist as a liaison between Peguis, governments, Third Party Interests (TPI’s) and monitoring, conducting research in relation to the land selection, acquisition, and reserve creation process.
- Respond to requests for information and assistance in implementing the TEA;
- Provide advice and specific information regarding the land selection, acquisition, and reserve creation process;
- Assist or conduct negotiations with various governments, as well as appropriate TPI’s;
- Draft required correspondence, forms or documents as required or requested;
- Attend the Peguis band/general meetings to provide reports/information to the Peguis membership on any issue related to the land selection and acquisition process.
- Assist in coordinating, and attend, all parcel review meetings and all other TLE related meetings between Peguis, governments and TPI’s when requested;
- Assist in representing Peguis while working and meeting with governments and TPI’s;
- Draft correspondence on behalf of Peguis for submission to governments or TPI’s when requested to do so;
- Offer advice, assistance, direction and motivation throughout the land selection or acquisition process.
Communication & Awareness
- Assist in preparing presentations, both written and oral, in relation to Peguis activities during the implementation process;
- Assist in presenting reports to the Chief and Council on a quarterly basis and annually or as required;
- Prepare, coordinate and conduct “education” presentations relating to the purposes and activities of the Peguis First Nation TLE Implementation office;
- Ensure awareness of current activities, both technical and political, with regards to First Nation communities in Manitoba and Canada.
- Fulfill the responsibilities of TLE Administrator as identified in any future adopted Peguis First Nation TLE Implementation operational, strategic and all other work plans;
- Maintain an accurate filing system in relation to the land selection, acquisition and reserve creation process, including updating of all relevant information regarding Peguis implementation activities and progress;
- Take a Project Management approach on all Selections, Acquisitions, processes, and related meetings/correspondence;
- Attend staff meetings and report on activities and progress with Peguis;
- Abide by the Peguis Band Staff Policy Manual and any Administrative Policy developed for Peguis TLE Implementation administration staff.
- University Degree/College Diploma/Certificate in Public or Business Administration, Indigenous Studies or a related field;
- Knowledge of Treaty Entitlement Agreement principles and practices;
- Possess excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills;
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Word; PowerPoint; Excel; Desk top research and other media tools;
- Capable of maintaining confidentiality;
- Clear motivation and leadership skills;
- Respectful in order to engage people and build healthy relationships;
- Possess initiative and able work effectively in a team with minor or no supervision;
- Must have valid Manitoba Class 5 Drivers license;
- Position to be based out of Selkirk;
- Preference will be given to Peguis Band Members;
- Competitive Salary Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience.
If you possess the necessary criteria, please submit your resume and cover letter along with 2 references by:
July 23, 2021 to:
Peguis First Nation TLE
628 Main Street
Selkirk, Manitoba R1A 1W5
Or by fax: 204-482-4682
Only those selected for an Interview, will be contacted.