SVDN Employment Opportunity – Lands Manager (2021.06.30)

POSITION SUMMARY: The Sioux Valley Dakota Oyate Lands Manager will administer interests in land and natural resources consistent with the Land Law and related agreements.

DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Administer the Land Law and related policies and procedures to regulate the land use and obtain the highest benefit of land use to the members
  • Recommend amendments to the Law
  • Communicate with members, individually and at formal meeting of members, about activities, finances and proposals, may chair some meetings
  • Communicate with Council about land issues; where required, orient new council to land management laws, policies and practices
  • Handle members enquiries about land
  • To rest agreements, leases, right-of-way and permits; notifying interest holders of potential expiration or changes
  • Negotiate rates for different uses of land and collect and deposit revenue from land under Land Authority guidelines; for example, negotiate and decide on the following interests:
    • third-party leases of one year or less;
    • member agreements of use within laws, regulations and policies;
    • record financial transactions; and,
    • other matters delegated by the Land Authority

Negotiate joint agreements for the development of land.

  • Develop a budget for a land administration 
  • Provide leadership to the land use planning and evaluation
  • Ensure registration of interest
  • Interpret land documents
  • Resolve disputes and if not possible, refer disputes to the dispute resolution panel set out by the Land Law
  • Maintain lands files (paper, electronically etc.)
  • Draft land Band Council Resolutions and agreements

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Post Secondary diploma/degree or equivalent experience and knowledge of:
    • Band history of land transactions
    • Contract law and management
    • Local government laws and rules
    • Framework Agreement, Land Law and associated federal legislation on First Nation Land Management
    • Computer skills
    • Negotiating skills, co-venture agreements
    • Communication skills
    • Land registry practices and policies
    • Development and Agreements knowledge
    • Real land practices which could be modified to support Band practices

SALARY BASED ON EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

APPLICATION DEADLINE:   WEDNESDAY, JUNE 30, 2021 12:00PM

SUBMIT COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:   

HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
SIOUX VALLEY DAKOTA NATION
P.O. BOX 38
GRISWOLD, MANITOBA R0M 0S0
PH:  204-855-2760   FAX:  204-855-2544

hrapplications@svdngovernance.com

We thank all who apply but only those selected for an interview will be contacted