NOHFC Fish and Wildlife Internship

Posted on November 25, 2021. Primary Region: Kenora, ON

Employment Opportunity

Position Title: NOHFC Fish and Wildlife Internship
Location: Grand Council Treaty #3 Administrative Offices, Treaty #3
Closing Date: Open until filled
Salary: Negotiable

Reporting to the Territorial Planning Unit Fish and Wildlife Officer, the TPU Fish and Wildlife Intern will provide a broad range of technical support and evaluation services to Treaty #3 Communities on issues relating to Fishing, Trapping, Hunting and Wildlife in the Treaty #3 Territory. The opportunity will foster growth and learning for a recent graduate in the above mentioned fields through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund. Please view eligibility requirements below.

• Builds and maintains relationships with Treaty #3 communities and other organizations to stimulate information sharing;
• Meets with Treaty #3 Communities to gain an understanding of local issues and enhance working relationships with each community;
• Build skills and knowledge to supplement future career opportunities;
• Provides technical support and advision to the Territorial Planning Unit.
• Review legislative documents (federal, provincial, municipal) in relation to Fish and Wildlife;
• Provide technical expertise to Treaty #3 communities as requested;
• Participate in Natural Resources related meetings as needed;
• Conducts structured analysis of the environmental, natural resources, or related issues and prepares comprehensive technical reports or briefing notes;
• Help with the organization of meetings and engagement sessions in relation to fish and wildlife such as developing meeting materials and information packages;
• Research and develop funding applications as they relate to the TPU;
• Provide technical expertise and support in the development of related reports and engagement documentation as necessary;
• Represents Grand Council Treaty 3 at meetings, workshops, and conferences and / or as directed by an immediate supervisor Conducts data gathering, investigation, and technical evaluation using advanced software and database tools, as appropriate;
• Assists in the day-to-day administration of the Territorial Planning Unit;
• During an emergency epidemic/pandemic situation, job duties will be reviewed and reassigned accordingly.
• All other related duties assigned by supervisor and Leadership of GCT#3.

Candidate Eligibility Criteria
• Are new entrants into the work force, are transitioning to a new career, or the unemployed or
underemployed who are entering a new field;
• Have not previously participated in a NOHFC-funded internship;
• Are at least 18 years of age; and
• Reside, and be legally entitled to work, in Canada.

Preference will be given to those applicants with:
• Experience and Education working in the field of Fish and Wildlife will be considered an asset.
• Experience and Education working with Indigenous Peoples and Anishinaabe Culture will be
considered an asset;
• Experience using computer applications, especially geographical information systems, statistical
software, and /or information management system;
• Experience communicating and building relationships with partners in the resources
development sector (e.g. Trapping, Hunting, Fishing, etc.);
• Ability to establish and maintain effective, respectful working relationships with GCT3 staff,
Treaty #3 First Nations, federal or provincial ministerial staff, and the general public.

Employment Conditions:
• Must have valid driver’s license, in good standing and a reliable vehicle;
• Must have a clear criminal records/vulnerable sector check is required upon hiring;
• Must be able to travel on short notice;
• Travel may be required within Kenora and surrounding areas;
• Busy office setting and repetitive work;
• Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and peripherals;
• Interacts with public at large;
• Overtime may be required.

Please send cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references to the attention of:

Oluyinka Leigh, Human Resource Manager
Grand Council Treaty #3
P.O Box 1720 Kenora, Ontario P9N 3X7
Fax: 807-548-5041

We would like to thank all candidates in advance for their interest in this position, however only those being considered will be contacted. At Grand Council Treaty #3, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, advise Human Resources when applying for the position.


2650 Highway 17 East
Kenora, ON

Job type: Term

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Contact Information

Human Resources Manager
Phone: 8075484214