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Lands Officer Assistant (term)

Saulteau First Nations is currently recruiting for:
Lands Officer Assistant (term)

Saulteau First Nations is currently looking to employ someone to assist our Lands Officer for the next 8 months; alternatively, two university students seeking summer employment may be able to share this position over the duration of 4 months.

The primary focus of this position is to assist the Lands Officer in the development of surveys, questionnaires, notices, and workbooks to Saulteau First Nations Band Members as well as coordinating engagement activities and events that support the Lands Officer.

Saulteau First Nations Mission

We strive to be the Best Governed Nation, one that is proud, culturally strong, and self-sufficient.  As stewards of the land, we will ensure that the best sustainable practices are followed, now and in the future.  We remain proudly determined. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop Surveys, Questionnaires, Notices, Workbooks
  • Coordinate engagement activities and events (venues, meals, door prizes)
  • Distribute engagement notices, advertising, and additional information
  • Develop materials for engagement activities (presentations, surveys, information posters, etc.)
  • Co-manage budget (honoraria, door prizes, travel, etc.)
  • Develop meeting minutes/action items
  • Scanning and file management
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Highschool Diploma; preference to Post Secondary education will be given preference
  • Strong understanding of SFN traditions and culture, values & interests
  • Good computer skills - Working knowledge of Microsoft word, excel, PowerPoint, office equipment (scanners/printer)

Skills and Abilities

  • Pivotal in establishing effective working relationship with selected committee, staff, and membership
  • Demonstrate superior leadership, planning, project management and communication skills
  • Excellent research and writing skills
  • Good teamwork, organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Values attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to listen, record and communicate effectively both orally and in writing in a timely matter
  • Ability to act in a professional and courteous manner in tense circumstances
  • Ability to facilitate resolution of conflict in a professional and effective manner
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise judgment and discretion when handling confidential information
  • Ability to prioritize tasks
  • Excellent time management and scheduling skills
  • A strong interest in continual learning



Work Conditions

  • Work is performed primarily during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursdays
  • Travel may be required within SFN community and surrounding community


If interested send your resume to
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Position will be considered open until suitable candidate is selected.

The requirements and responsibilities contained in this job posting do not create a contract of employment and are not meant to be all-inclusive.  They may be changed at the discretion of the employer. Preference will be given to persons of Aboriginal ancestry in the event of equal qualifications.


Additional Info

  • Application Cut Off Date: Friday, 07 May 2021
  • Position Start Date: Monday, 24 May 2021
  • Position Type: Temporary
  • Expected Hours: Temporary
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