***ASSISTANT GENERAL COUNSEL***
Department: Legal Department
Reports to: General Counsel
The Legal Department provides legal advice to the Tsuut’ina Nation, Chief and Council and Senior Management. This includes reviewing and drafting agreements and contracts related to programs and companies and includes advice on policy and procedure for proper oversight and governance. This also includes guidance and advice on legal issues pertaining to First Nations and aboriginal and treaty rights. Assistant General Counsel will assist, and report to, General Counsel in providing these services.
SPECIFIC JOB RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
Assistant General Counsel will:
SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Assistant General Counsel must have a law degree and be in good standing of a provincial bar. At least two (2) years of experience working with a First Nation, which may be as in-house counsel or as outside counsel. Must have a strong understanding of the Indian Act and other legislation, both federal and provincial, that affects First Nations and a general understanding of aboriginal and treaty rights. Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to communicate with individuals at all levels. Must be able to effectively respond to challenges and work in an environment that requires multitasking and the ability to deal with various legal issues. Assistant General Counsel will be expected to give legal advice on a broad range of legal matters.
Only applicants that are selected for an interview will be contacted.
Please note that this organization adheres to Sections 1 - 9 of the Aboriginal Employee Preference Policy for selection and displacement. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be under a probationary period at the commencement of his or her employment.
Please apply in writing, including a resume, to:
Tsuut’ina Nation Human Resources Department
9911 Chiila Boulevard, Tsuut’ina, Alberta T2W 6H6
Competition Opens: April 10, 2019
Competition Closes: April 24, 2019
Job Type: Full-time