Job Posting: Economic Development Officer


 The Big Grassy First Nation is seeking a qualified individual to fill the Economic Development Position at Big Grassy.

Key duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains relationships and engages in joint projects or initiatives with other organizations engaged in economic development.
  • Preparing concept presentations to Chief and Council from time to time to support local ventures.
  • Builds relationships with First Nations businesses
  • Manages all aspects of First Nation sponsored initiatives for Economic Development projects including finalizing work plans, training Plans, sourcing of funds and use of funds, preparing documents such as Band Council Resolution’s  for Chief and Council approval of projects.


Education and Working Experience

  • A post secondary diploma in business administration or commerce, would be ideal.
  • Equivalent experience amounting to 3 years experience in a business environment
  • Comprehensive computer software knowledge including word processing, spreadsheet, power point presentations, and outlook email.
  • The Economic Development Officer will report directly to the Band Manager.


Please provide a cover letter, resume and references to the attention of Band Manager, Mr. Lynne Gavin or Human Resource Officer Paul Duguay. A full job description is available upon request.

Fax, email or deliver personally to:

Ms. Lynne Gavin                                                                      Mr. Paul Duguay

Box 414 – 410 Anishnabe Way                                               Box 414 – 410 Anishinabe Way

Morson, ON    P0W 1J0                                                          Morson, ON      P0W 1J0

(FAX) 1-807-488-5533  /  Email:,  / Phone: (807) 488-5614


Deadline for Applications is Febuary 8th, 2019 (4:30 p.m.)

Only those selected for interview will be notified

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