Community Engagement Coordinator

Lac Seul First Nation

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Community Engagement Coordinator

 

Summary

The Community Engagement Coordinator will be employed by Lac Seul First Nation and will serve as a liaison between Hydro One and Lac Seul First Nation. The Community Engagement Coordinator will report directly to the Director of Economic Development and is responsible for the coordinating of local community engagement, being responsible for the dissemination of Project related information to the community, collecting, documenting, and sharing community comments, issues, and concerns with Hydro One. The Community Engagement Coordinator will also be responsible for collecting, documenting, and sharing information to support First Nation training, employment and contracting initiatives. Liaising as necessary with Hydro One, project consultants, and other participating First Nations related to community engagement, employment, training, business, economic development opportunities, and capacity building related to the Project.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide community engagement protocols to Hydro One
  • Actively engage with elders, community leadership, staff, and community members to seek feedback on the Project.
  • Gather relevant data, information and resources related to education and training, community and business readiness, land sharing and environmental assessment work.
  • Assess with community resources/needs assessment; take an inventory of potential opportunities, identifying gaps and a plan to capture opportunities.
  • Maintain communications with the community leadership and staff, community members and external project team regarding the transmission line project.
  • Provide information, project updates and/or make presentations to the Chief and Council, Community membership regarding the Project.
  • Provide regular updates to the external project team via bi-weekly summary reports and scheduled teleconference meetings.
  • Support the planning activities related to the Project such as coordinating surveys, radio shows, social media channels and translation.
  • Assist with any meetings in the community including arranging for meeting space, meals, accommodation, and introductions to the community.
  • Identify any previous studies (Traditional Land Use & Values, training, employment, etc.) that could be useful in the Project planning.
  • Participate in community planning meetings related to the Project.

 

Qualifications

  • Management Experience 2 or more years
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
  • Understanding fundamentals of contracts and experience in managing contractors under the terms of a contract.

 

*LSFN offers great competitive wages, vacation, additional time off during Christmas Break and March Break, as well as great benefits*

 

Location:       Frenchman’s Head, ON

Term:               Full-time

Rate:                $27.90 Dependent on Qualifications and Experience

Hours:             8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., 35hrs/week

Closing:           Open until filled

 

Please submit a cover letter along with a resume, and written permission for LSFN Human Resources to contact two employment references, (most recent supervisors) must be provided.  Applications can be mailed, faxed, emailed, or delivered to: Lac Seul First Nation

Frenchman’s Head Band Office

Attention: C/o HR Dept.

P.O. Box 100

Hudson, ON.  P0V 1X0

Fax #: (807) 582-3585

Email: resumes@lacseulfn.org

 

Lac Seul First Nation requires Criminal Reference Checks for those offered positions.  We thank all applicants, however, only those being offered an interview will be contacted. 

 

As per policy, applicants should note that COVID-19 Vaccination is required for all Lac Seul First Nation staff.

 

Preferential Hiring Policy: Lac Seul First Nation band members will be given priority for hiring, followed by indigenous persons who are non-LSFN band members. Where there are no suitably qualified indigenous persons available for a position, the most suitably qualified non-indigenous candidate will be hired.