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Lands and Resources

March 4, 2020


Job Posting

Land and Resources Technician

Deadline: March 31, 2020

FULL TIME / Contract


Missanabie Cree First Nation is looking for Land and Resources Technician




The successful applicant should possess a post-secondary education in a field related to Natural Sciences and have experience in the land use planning, forestry or mining industries


The successful candidate should possess the following skills and criteria:


  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Proven problem-solving and analytical skills

  • Research and report writing  

  • Experience in developing policy or bylaw development for land or resource planning

  • Experience with community consultation and facilitation processes

  • Familiarity with mapping, plans and permitting process

  • Proficient computer technical skills: Microsoft Office, Basic ArcGIS

  • Knowledge of applying GIS, terminology and tools in an automated geographic environment

  • Understanding of Environmental Regulations (CEAA) and reading Environmental reports. 

  • Reading and interpreting GIS mapping

  • Knowledge of Missanabie Cree First Nation culture, traditions and Cree language would be considered an asset

  • Knowledge of land permits/easements and surveys

  • General health and safety knowledge and awareness

  • Driver’s Licence and own vehicle as travel may be required




  • Analyzing and complete reporting requirements for plans and permits on a monthly basis

  • Review planning documents provided by Ministry of Natural Resources, Ministry of Northern Development and Mines

  • Collaborate with forestry and mining partners and coordinate meetings

  • Monitor environmental concerns and provide solutions

  • Deliver presentations to senior management, colleagues, clients/stakeholders, Missanabie Cree members and Council on strategic issues

  • Share information with community members and gather traditional ecological knowledge

  • Provide technical expertise to assist with the detailed assessment of lands and resources

  • Prepare information packages related to land and resource application

  • Assist and provide information to Chief and Council on land and land use issues

  • Research, verify and compile land status reports on reserve lands for distribution when required to determine land tenure, accessibility and feasibility of a land transaction

  • Some travel may be required


To apply for this position, please drop off your cover letter, resume and references (3) in person at:

559 Queen St. East

Sault Ste Marie, ON, P6A 2A3

By email to:

By Fax:  705-254-3292 (Attention: June Markie)


Please note that preference will be given to Missanabie Cree members and other Aboriginal applicants

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