Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Economic Development Officer – Employment Opportunity

Economic Development Officer
Competition# 2019-02-001 ED

Long Plain First Nation is seeking an Economic Development Officer to identify and implement economic development projects and opportunities for Long Plain First Nation.

Abilities and/or Experience Requirements:
Applicant is to possess a Grade 12 diploma, Post Secondary training in Economic Development and two (2) years experience on the job or a combination of education and experience.

Qualifications and Requirements:

• must possess effective oral and written communication skills
• strong interpersonal and organizational skills
• have the ability to handle high stress situations under tight deadlines
• Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel spreadsheets and Internet is required.
• Basic mathematical ability with attention to detail and highly effective problem-solving skills will
• must be able to research areas of potential economic growth
• communicate with external agencies
• prepare business plans for approval by the Long Plain Chief and Council.

Other Requirements:
Must have own vehicle and a valid driver’s licence.

Closing Date: March 19, 2019
Interviews: TBD
Start Date: April 1, 2019

Individuals who feel they are qualified are invited to submit a covering letter, a current resume with two references and a copy of a current Driver’s Abstract to:
Human Resources
Telephone: 204-252-2731 Fax: 204-252-2012

Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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A signatory to Treaty 1, 1871 (Adhesion Treaty of June 20, 1876) Long Plain First Nation is an Ojibway and Dakota community in the central plains region of Manitoba.


The Long Plain population is over 4,500 and is comprised of 3 reserves of which 2 are urban. The urban reserves are situated along the city limits of Portage la Prairie and in the City of Winnipeg.



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