Lands Manager

Under the direct supervision of the Chief and Council and the portfolio holder for the Lands division, the lands manager will perform the duties outlined herein to ensure that the Lands of the Flying Dust First Nation are managed in such a manner so as to maximize productivity through environmentally acceptable practices. The manager will also develop and implement the administrative policies and procedures related to land and resource management and other aspects related to the Flying Dust First Nation Land Code.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

More Detailed Job Description is available

  • With assistance from other lands staff – Administer the Land Code and related policies and procedures to regulate the land use.
  • Evaluate land use and develop protection policies, legislation and regulations
  • Negotiate terms and conditions of land use activities by applicants
  • Ascertain the status of land to confirm title and determine encumbrances
  • Knowledge of how to conduct land title searches within Information Services Canada
  • Submit reports to third parties as required
  • Participate in policy reviews, activities and/or meetings
  • Knowledge of Treaty Land Entitlement (TLE) processes, provide updates to the TLE Trustees
  • Handle membership inquiries about lands
  • Develop and review land interest agreements, leases. Right-of-ways, and permits, notifying interest holders of potential expiration or changes
  • Involvement and execution of strategic plans with Lands and Resource Commission
  • Communicate with members about land department activities, finances and proposals
  • Assess and evaluate leases or permit proposals to ensure they are consistent with Flying Dust First Nation, Federal,
  • Provincial and Municipal laws, policies, procedures and regulations
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with all leases on Flying Dust
  • Lands to ensure terms and conditions are being met
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, and Adobe PDF
  • Knowledge, maintenance and monitoring, reporting of all outfitting operations on Flying Dust Reserve land
  • Work with outside agencies (ex. RM and SERM) to ensure that outfitter is operating business in compliance
  • Understanding of First Nation taxation bylaw and procedures, rates and process of implementation

    Education & Experience

  • Post-Secondary diploma or degree in a Land Management field preferred, High School diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent
  • [3] or more years previous lands department experience
  • Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization, and execution skills
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude
  • Must be punctual, dependable.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle.

Application Process

Email, fax or mail your resume:
Flying Dust First Nation
Attn: Larena Deschamps, Human Resources
Fax: (306) 236-3373

Shortlisted candidates must be willing to provide a current original copy of the Canadian Criminals Records with Vulnerable Sector Check at the time of interview as well as three (3) current written reference letters 1 being from your most recent employer.

Closing date: Friday, Oct. 15, 2021

Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.