We currently have a Lands Manager position to join our team on a Full-time basis. The Lands Manager under administrative supervision of the Band Administrator and under the delegated authority of Chief and Council is responsible for the comprehensive management of the Lands Office and Land Registry. The Lands Manager will build and be responsible for the capacity of the PFN Lands Program through the establishment, monitoring and improvement of controls and policies and procedures. The role focuses on administering Piapot First Nation’s interests in land and natural resources consistent with the Land Code and related agreements.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
- Prepare and finalize all land transaction documentation, such as leases, purchases, transfers, land interest agreements and allotments for Chief and Council approval to execute
- Maintain files on land, including a record of all reserve lands including contracts; set asides, survey and mapping products including the management of photos, maps and imagery database
- Responsible for utilizing Netlands and Indian Lands Registry System (ILRS)
- Prepare Land Transaction checklist and information report
- Negotiate rates for different uses of land and collect and deposit revenue
- Undertake field work such as land measurements, site and area inspection
- Handle member inquiries about land and land use
- Maintain a budget for land administration
- Interpret land documents
About the Ideal Candidate
In order to qualify for this role, acquired skill and knowledge attained by successful completion of a Post-Secondary diploma/degree in community planning, lands and resource management or related disciplines, and must be willing or have successfully completed the Professional Lands Management Certification (PLMCP). The Lands Manager must have three to five years’ related work experience.
- Experience dealing with contract law and management.
- Detailed understanding of applicable laws, bylaws, regulations, and court decisions and with provincial and federal environmental codes.
- Strong computer skills including the MS Office programs.
- Strong communication skills, written and verbal, with various demographics including elders, youth, management, Chief and Council, government agents/representatives, and potential business partners
- Must maintain a satisfactory criminal record check
- Must have a valid class 5 (or higher) drivers license and own transportation
Ability to speak/understand Cree and/or knowledge of Neyihawpwat culture is an asset. Above all, you must be a self-motivated professional who shows initiative.
DEADLINE: March 19, 2021 @ 4:30 PM
Please submit resume, cover letter, degree, certificates, and three references to: ATTENTION: Kimberley Lavallee Email: email@example.com or Fax: 306-781-1710
We thank all those that apply, however, only those that are selected for an interview will be contacted. Piapot First Nation relies on The Saskatchewan Human Rights Code to give preference in employment; therefore, please indicate your status on the cover letter.