NOHFC Forestry Internship

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

Employment Opportunity

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

Reporting to the Territorial Planning Unit Director, the TPU Forestry Intern will provide a broad range of technical support and evaluation services to Treaty #3 Communities on issues relating to Forestry and the GCT3 Collaboration in the Bush project 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 forestry
• 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 forestry 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.

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 Forestry 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. mining, forestry, energy)
• 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.
• valid Ontario driver’s license

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

Oluyinka Leigh, Human Resources 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.


2650 Highway 17 East
Kenora, ON

Job type: Term

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Contact Information

Human Resources Manager
Phone: 8075484214