Infrastructure Manager

Job Information
Author hrhiawatha
Date October 20, 2018
Type Full Time
Company Hiawatha First Nation
Salary 50,000 - Annual
Location Hiawatha, ON
Category Business / Management
Contact Information

About Us:

Hiawatha is a vibrant First Nation community located on the beautiful north shore of Rice Lake. We are located approximately 20 minutes from Peterborough, ON and 45 minutes from Cobourg, ON.  There are approximately 638 registered citizens with approximately 235 residing in Hiawatha.  In the summer months our population increases significantly.  Hiawatha is an employer that prides itself on diversity and fairness, providing a progressive working environment that fosters culture, positivity and growth.   Hiawatha First Nation provides services to the citizens of Hiawatha.  These services include health, social, administrative, membership, public works, lands and education.  It is essential that these services are provided in a way that supports the Hiawatha’s vision statement and the 7 Grandfather teachings of humility, honesty, bravery, wisdom, truth, respect and love.

Position Summary:

The Infrastructure Manager (IFM) oversees the care and maintenance of all Hiawatha First Nation owned properties and buildings, oversees various programs and develops and coordinates capital projects, plans and operations budgets.  The Infrastructure Manager would oversee contractors and consultants in all areas that deal with Infrastructure and create RFP, monitor spending and ensure that projects come in on budget.  The incumbent must follow the strategic plans of the organization, adhering to the HFN vision and values.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing maintenance and protection of all HFN assets
  • Being an integral part of overall team and providing leadership, guidance and assistance in planning for capital needs of the community
  • Creating and overseeing budgets
  • Establishing and implementing internal controls, policies and procedures and administrative systems to ensure that the department’s day-to-day operational activities are secure, efficient and effective, and are in-line with approved strategic initiatives and budgetary allocations
  • Working on capital projects and operations budgets by preparing and gathering data, cost estimates, funding information, attending meetings, preparing reports and communicating with the internal and external stakeholders, with HFN best interest a priority
  • Assisting in the developing of a capital planning process, asset planning, infrastructure planning
  • Creating Request for Proposals and tenders and be part of the committee to assess tenders/proposals and make recommendations to HFNC for hiring or contracting
  • Ensuring that projects conform to legislation and industry standards and are compliant of environmental impacts and impacts to the seventh generations
  • Promoting the vision, mission and values of Hiawatha First Nation

Application Process:

If you are interested in this opportunity and possess the above list of qualities and requirements, please forward your resume and cover letter via mail, email, fax or in person to:

By Mail: Hiawatha First Nation

123 Paudash Street

Hiawatha, ON

K9J 0E6

ATTN:  Kelly Maracle, HRO

By email:  

By fax:               705-295-4424

For more information about us, please check out our website

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