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Mississauga #8 First Nation

Lands & Resources Technician

Blind River
Environmental Services and Cleaning
POSTED: 2 months ago
Mississauga First Nation
ES Job ID:
Closing Date:
March 15, 2024
Full Time , Temporary
Job Description:
Position: Lands & Resources Technician
Accountability: Lands and Resource Manager
Salary: $50,366 - $57,208
Employment Status: Full Time (2 years contract)
Hours of Work: 32 hours
Preferences: MFN Band Members
Circulation Level: Level I

The Lands and Resources Technician will:
- Assist with the development, implementation and enforcement of Mississauga First Nation Environmental. Management Plan and fisheries or wildlife management plans, Mississauga First Nation Lands & Resources Policies and Procedures and Mississauga First Nation Laws pertaining to land issues and to ensure compliance.
- Prepare technical reports including interpretations, assessments and recommendations.
- Participate in workshops on lands and resources or environmental initiatives to the community.
- Assist/Monitor/enforce all Access Permits for camping, hunting & fishing on MFN Lands.
- Assist/Monitor and research all Lands for Sale surrounding Mississauga First Nation for potential Purchase by the MFN Trust and to liaise between Mississauga First Nation, Mississauga First Nation Trust and Real Estate agents.
- Assist in Land Use database design and GIS/GPS applications using ESRI Software.
- Monitor/Assist Forest Management activities such as compliance monitoring, tree marking, boundary marking, harvest inspections.
- Monitor and assist activities that relate to Environmental issues relating to Mississauga Lands (Settlement Lands and Band Owned Lands) including data collection for Mississauga First Nation and Government agreements.
- Monitor/patrol and inspect all First Nation owned lands and buildings with or without Mississauga First Nation Police services.
- Enforce Mississauga First Nation's Dog-Bylaw, Waste Disposal Law and to be able to respond to nuisance bear complaints including trapping, relocating to isolated location.
- Monitor/Assist Mississauga First Nation Fishery requirements, i.e., proper tagging, mesh sizes, DCR's, creel surveys, FWIN and other fishery data collection projects.
- Supervise/assist any future contract forestry crews in Mississauga First Nation engaged contract work as this promotes/creates economic opportunities for our members.

Required Skills:
The Lands & Resources Technician will possess the following qualifications, skills, experiences, and attributes:
- Post secondary education in relevant Lands and Resources, Geography, and Natural Resource Sciences or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- At least three (1) years working experience with a First Nation or Aboriginal Organization.
- Knowledge of Mississauga First Nation environmental health issues.
- Knowledge of MFN Lands & Resources Department and Mississauga First Nation.
- Knowledge of Mississauga First Nation's Customs and Traditional Values; Knowledge and use of ARCMAP 10.2.
- Knowledge and use of forest mensuration equipment and/or any other associated outdoor equipment and devices/monitors.
How to Apply:
TO APPLY: Customize your cover letter and resume to the duties, experience, expectations, and qualification listed on the job ad. Using concrete examples, you must show how you demonstrated the requirements for this job. We rely on the information you provide to us in your application during screening. Successful candidates who receive interviews must provide copies of their education qualifications and certifications at the time of interview. Please note that all interviews will be in person. If you are interested in applying you may submit your covering letter, resume and three (3) work related references to:
Mississauga First Nation Attention: Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 1299
Blind River, Ontario
EMAIL: [email protected]
FAX: 705-356-1740
Deadline: March 15, 2024

Thank you to all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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