Regional Lands Association (RLA) Support

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Author pmnationtalk
Date February 1, 2019
Type Full Time
Company National Aboriginal Lands Managers Association
Salary $56,143.00 - Annual
Location Curve Lake,ON
Category Business / Management
Client National Aboriginal Lands Managers Association
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Regional Lands Association (RLA) Support

Position: Regional Lands Association (RLA) Support

The National Aboriginal Lands Managers Association (NALMA), is a federally registered not-for-profit organization that is Aboriginal-controlled, community-based, and membership-driven dedicated to raising professional capacity in First Nation land management.

NALMA is seeking an experienced and driven individual to fill the position of RLA Support

Position Summary:

The RLA Support will provide an executive administration and project management support to NALMA affiliate Regional Lands Associations.

Under the immediate supervision of the NALMA Executive Director and/or designate, and secondary supervision of the RLA Executive/Boards, the RLA Support will:

  • Provide executive administrative support by coordinating various tasks and projects for multiple RLA affiliates within NALMA
  • Prepare proposals and administer various project funding initiatives
  • Coordinate RLA training, meetings, workshops, conferences and project activities
  • Conduct outreach activities to promote and advance the RLAs events and activities
  • Assist RLA Executive Committee/Board in advancing their RLA goals and objectives
  • Assist in the establishment or maintenance of the RLA incorporation
  • Assist in carrying out of the goals and objectives of NALMA generally
  • Promote the role of NALMA and Regional Lands Associations (RLA) throughout Canada
  • Encourage, support and market the Professional Lands Management Certification Program (PLMCP), and ongoing professional development for First Nations Land Managers


Location: Curve Lake First Nation, Ontario and/or Telecommuting Arrangement

Employment Type:
Contract until March 31st, 2020 with a possibility of an extension
Start date is immediate. The successful candidate will be subject to a probation period as per NALMA personnel policy

Fluency in English (written, comprehension and oral)
Practical ability in French (written, comprehension and oral) would be an asset

Closing Date: March 29, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. – Eastern Standard Time (Late applications will not be accepted)

Annual Salary: $56,143.00 (annually subject to availability of funds)

Job Description: Available upon request

Skills, Knowledge, and Competencies: Must possess

  • A high level of:
    • executive administration skills
    • project management leadership skills
    • communication skills (written & oral)
    • organizational and file management skills
    • ability to take minutes
  • Basic knowledge of lands management
  • Knowledge of theory and application of policy development, project and financial management
  • Experience in coordinating, planning, organizing, and the delivery of training, workshops, meetings and conferences
  • Experience in managing fiscal resources including development/evaluation of business/work plans, budgets and reporting
  • Experience in establishing or managing a corporate entity or board
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Proficiency in the use of the Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Internet Explorer, various online communication methods, Mac operating systems, and Adobe Pro;
  • Maintain confidentiality and ensure legislated privacy requirements are met


  • Completion of Post-Secondary certificate/diploma in business administration and/or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Certified Land Manager is an asset
  • Two or more years experience in the related field of business administration and or project management
  • Own transportation and a valid driver’s license
  • Willing to work overtime and travel including weekends and evenings
  • Experience working with First Nations is an asset
  • Successful candidate will be required to provide a criminal record check as a condition of employment
  • Submit two (2) current dated and signed letters of reference to accompany resume

Personal Suitability:

Initiative; Effective Interpersonal Skills; Accurate; Team Player; Client Focus; Reliability; Organized, and Maintain Confidentiality

How to Apply:   Mail, Fax or Email the following:

  1. Covering Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Two Current Dated and Signed Letters of Reference

Please Send To:
Leona Irons, Executive Director
National Aboriginal Lands Managers Association
1024 Mississauga Street
Curve Lake, Ontario, K0L 1R0
Fax: (705)657-7177 -Email:

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

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