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Fisher River Cree Nation

Land Governance Director – Employment Opportunity

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Job Title:         Land Governance Director Department:     Lands and Resources
Reporting to: Director of Operations Term:                Full-time
Start Date:     Immediately Deadline:          Friday, May 7, 2021

Fisher River Cree Nation requires the services of a Full Time Land Governance Director to take on the exciting challenge of assisting with the development and implementation of administrative policies and procedures related to land and resource management and other aspects related to Fisher River Cree Land Code. The Land Governance Director is responsible for maintaining the Lands Registry System.  This position reports to the Director of Operations.


  • Assist with development and management of natural resource-based initiatives, including fishing, mining and forestry, both on and off-reserve.
  • Conduct research for the organization of land administration issues, development of land and resource-related policies, bylaws and laws.
  • Provides information to members and third parties about the status of their lands and issues related to the granting, alteration, transfer or alienation of interest in those lands.
  • Assist with monitoring and ensuring compliance of all leases on First Nation Lands to ensure terms & conditions are being met.
  • Act as a liaison between community membership, leadership, government and proponents.
  • Establish and Maintain Data Base for the Land Registry System.


  • Minimum Grade 12. Post-secondary education in the area of Business Administration, Real Estate, and/or including Communications, would be preferred or equivalent training/work experience.
  • Knowledge of Land Leasing process, Estates process and Individual Land Holdings on-reserve would be an asset.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality guidelines of all records, materials and communications concerning client, staff and Fisher River Cree Nation members.
  • Proven experience in project management techniques to meet deadlines, manage resources and meet reporting requirements.
  • Ability to utilize the First Nation Land Registry System or Indian Lands Registry System would be an asset.
  • Must be proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, Publisher, PowerPoint and Outlook) and internet applications.
  • Familiarity of Fisher River Cree Nation perspective in relation to lands, resources and governance.
  • A valid MB Driver’s License is required.
  • Ability to pass a criminal record check.


Please submit Resume along with a cover letter and two (2) written reference letters from recent employers to:
Colleen Amos
Human Resource Coordinator or Fax: (204) 645-2745

Successful Candidate will be subject to a pre-screening drug test (as per the FRCN Drug By-law 2004-01, Sec. 8.01).  We thank all those who applied; however, applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.  Thank you to all others who apply.

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Fisher River Cree Nation is a community in which our history, language, traditions, and culture are paramount to who we are as a people. We will protect and maintain the spirit and intent of the treaties and our inherent rights. Fisher River will be a self-sustaining progressive community with a strong and accountable government. We will provide an environment where all people are healthy, safe, and respected.