Treaty Land Entitlement Administrator

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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.

Technical Assistance

a. Respond to requests for information and assistance in implementing the TEA;
b. Provide advice and specific information regarding the land selection, acquisition and reserve creation process;
c. Assist or conduct negotiations with various governments, as well as appropriate TPI’s;
d. Draft required correspondence, forms or documents;
e. 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.

Liaison

a. Assist in coordinating, and attend, all parcel review meetings and all other TLE related meetings between Peguis, governments and TPI’s when requested;
b. Assist in representing Peguis while working and meeting with governments and TPI’s;
c. Draft correspondence on behalf of Peguis for submission to governments or TPI’s;
d. Offer advice, assistance, direction and motivation throughout the land selection or acquisition process.

Communication & Awareness

a. Assist in preparing presentations, both written and oral, in relation to Peguis activities during the implementation process;
b. Assist in presenting reports to the Chief and Council on a quarterly basis and annually or as required;
c. Prepare, coordinate and conduct “education” presentations relating to the purposes and activities of the Peguis First Nation TLE Implementation office;
d. Ensure awareness of current activities, both technical and political, with regards to First Nation communities in Manitoba and Canada.

Administration

a. Fulfill the responsibilities of TLE Administrator as identified in any future adopted Peguis First Nation TLE Implementation operational, strategic and all other work plans;
b. 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;
c. Take a Project Management approach on all Selections, Acquisitions, processes and related meetings/correspondence;
d. Attend staff meetings and report on activities and progress with Peguis;
e. Abide by the Peguis Band Human Resources Policy and Procedures Manual and any Administrative Policy developed for Peguis TLE Implementation administration staff.

Position Requirements:

• 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 Office applications; 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 to work effectively in a team with minor or no supervision;
• Must have valid Manitoba Class 5 Drivers license and access to a vehicle;
• Position to be based out of Selkirk ;
• Preference will be given to qualified Indigenous candidates;
• Competitive Salary Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience.

If you possess the necessary criteria, please submit your cover letter and resume along 2 work related letters of reference by: October 8, 2021 to:

Gerald McCorrister
Human Resource Manager
Peguis First Nation
Box 10
Peguis, Manitoba R0C 3J0
Email: PegBand.HR@peguisfirstnation.ca

We thank all who apply and advise only those selected for an Interview, will be contacted.

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