Nation-Based Sovereign-Based Government

First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory (FNT2T) seeking Operations Keeper under Administration

September 2, 2020

Treaty 2 Territory – The primary purpose of the Operations Keeper under the Administration of the First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory (FNT2T) is to organize and oversee the daily operations of all Circles and Regional Offices.

Start Date:               Term to March 31, 2021

Location:                  Government Office – Dauphin

Wage:                        Dependent on Qualifications


  • Ensures all operations are carried out in an optimistic, appropriate, cost-effective, and safe manner;
  • Oversees operational systems, procedures and processes while looking for opportunities of improvement or revision;
  • Coordinates, manages and monitors the work of the various departments of the government to ensure they are inline with the workplan;
  • Establishes and maintains a professional working relationship with internal and external members within the territory;
  • Assists in the development and updating of operating policies and procedures for all sectors of the government;
  • Evaluates existing policies, programs and processes to determine their effectiveness and meeting the governments priorities;
  • Ensures all employees work in compliance with the operating procedures, policies and procedures;
  • Develops and implements a communication strategy for all internal and external communication;
  • Conducts regular meetings with operations teams;
  • Completes performance reviews and provides performance feedback to employees;
  • Travel as required;
  • Performs other related duties as assigned


The Operations Keeper must possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Post Secondary degree in program management, project management, business or public administration, or a relevant combination of education and experience;
  • Several years of supervisory experience;
  • Experience in policy analysis, evaluation and development;
  • Knowledge of current events, political factors and issues of the day affecting FNiT2T;
  • Excellent analytical skills, as well as a demonstrated ability to express ideas, negotiate and communicate effectively; and the ability to analyze critically and suggest an appropriate means of action;
  • Proven exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and ability to work as a team player to effectively interact with elected officials, staff, media, service providers, and government agencies;
  • Highly motivated and ability to work in demanding and fast‐paced work environment.
  • Exceptional organizational and time‐management skills and ability to prioritize multiple tasks to meet strict deadlines;
  • Self‐motivated and ability to work with minimal supervision;
  • Knowledge of Anishinaabe language and understanding of culture and tradition an asset;
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s licence and own vehicle;
  • Maintain confidentiality with a high level of accuracy regarding information

Please Apply by Wednesday, September 9, 2020 (Cover Letter, Resume, References):

Anishinaabe Agowidiiwinan—Treaty 2

Human Resources

Box 1254, Lake Manitoba First Nation

Email to:


Only those selected for an interview will be contacted

Last modified: November 24, 2020

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