The Big Grassy First Nation is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Band Manager in training at Big Grassy First Nation

Key duties and Responsibilities under the direction of the Band Manager:

            The Band Manager in training will learn:

  • Oversee Management of operations for the Big Grassy First Nation
  • In conjunction with “Managers”, will strive to ensure that Band operations are conducted within relevant legislation, policies and procedures
  • Coordinate development and implementation of policies, procedures and programs
  • Ensure filing and record keeping systems are established and maintained
  • Be familiar with relevant government financial legislation, policies and procedures
  • Be familiar with budget and funding requirements
  • Manage financial operations
  • Oversee the management and supervision of Band Administration staff
  • Band Council Support and Administration


Education and Working Experience

  • Supervisory background
  • financial management and generally accepted accounting principles
  • program management and delivery
  • an understanding of relevant legislation, policies and procedures including the Indian Act
  • an understanding of the northern cultural and political environment
  • an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the various Boards/Councils serving the community.
  • team leadership and management skills
  • financial management skills, strategic planning skills
  • decision making skills
  • negotiations skills
  • time management skills
  • effective verbal and listening communications skills

Please provide a cover letter, resume and references to the attention of Band Manager, Mrs. Lynne Gavin . A full job description is available upon request.

 Fax, email or deliver personally to:

Mrs. Lynne Gavin Band Manager

Box 414, 410 Anishinabe Way

Morson, Ontario

P0W 1J0

(FAX) 1-807-488-5533  /  Email: lagavin@tbaytel.net  / Phone: (807) 488-5614


Deadline for Applications is December 22, 2017 (4:30 p.m.)

Only those selected for interview will be notified

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