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JOB POSTING- Lands Manager

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Tsawout First Nation is currently seeking an LANDS MANAGER. 


Tsawout First Nation (TFN) is seeking a strong team player committed to the implementation and development of TFNʼs land management regime.  The ideal candidate will be skilled in lands planning, and have experience interpreting and providing advice on land matters.  He/she will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, solid project management skills and will be confident representing TFNʼs best interests on lands based initiatives and committees.


  • Degree in Lands Management, Environmental Studies, Urban Planning, Land Resource Management or equivalent combined with significant experience working in land administration, planning or environmental assessment;
  • Working knowledge and experience in sustainable land use and resource management and planning;  Experience interpreting and administering complex legislation and regulations, preferably related to land management; 
  • Supervisory experience; 
  • Experience interpreting and providing advice on Land Code and land issues, with the ability to handle politically sensitive matters, analyze, identify and recommend action options for senior management;  Successful experience managing multiple projects, writing proposals and reports; 
  • Experience working in a First Nations government setting is an asset; 
  • Experience with Conflict Resolution; 
  • Experience with Property Law. Note: An equivalent combination of post-secondary coursework, training, workshops and significant experience will equally be considered. The incumbent will also need to have an:  Knowledge of the environmental and socio-economic issues of impact assessment; 
  • Knowledge of Tsawout First Nation Land Code; 
  • In depth knowledge of various government and agency land administration processes and initiatives; 
  • Knowledge of Tsawout First Nation heritage, history, culture, demographics, goals, and aspirations is required for success.

Conditions of Employment:

Signed conflict of interest declaration and confidentiality agreement; Criminal Record Check and valid class 5 driversʼ license – access to a personal vehicle is an asset.

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DEADLINE DATE: FRI., MAY 4, 2018  (4:30 pm)

Submit cover letter and resume with 3 references to:

Cathy Webster
Governance/HR Support Manager
Tsawout First Nation, 7728 Tetayut Rd., Saanichton, BC   V8M 2E4
or send by fax or email to:  fax:  (250) 652-9114 or email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Preference may be given to qualified individuals of First Nations Ancestry.

We thank all interested applicants, however, only those short-listed will be contacted for an interview.


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