Junior Policy Analyst

Full Time
Posted 2 months ago

Job Overview: 

Working in the Territorial Planning Unit (TPU) of Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3), the Junior Policy Analyst will provide a broad range of technical and policy advice to GCT3, Treaty #3 communities and leadership. The Junior Policy Analyst will support the TPU’s review of policy, environmental assessment and other initiatives to provide comment and expertise as it relates to the exercise of Anishinaabe Governance and Jurisdiction as guided by Manito Aki Inakonigaawin (MAI) and the protection and enhancement of inherent and treaty rights.  The Junior Policy Analyst will support and learn with TPU team members through the review, engagement and comment of the policy initiatives as they come forward to the TPU.


  • Supports the facilitation of Treaty #3 Community engagement processes in relation to policy development in the federal and provincial landscape
  • Analysis, review and comment on legislative and policy processes in relation to the federal and provincial landscapes
  • Working with the TPU Policy Manager, continue development on consultation and governance protocols, decision making and policy framework guided by MAI
  • Builds and maintains relationships with Treaty #3 communities, Federal and Provincial Ministries and other organizations in Treaty #3 to stimulate information sharing and collaboration
  • Host engagement sessions with Treaty #3 First Nations
  • Review and disseminate information as part of the policy initiatives
  • Prepares briefing notes, meeting minutes, presentations and reports on policy initiatives and develops tools to assist GCT3 leadership with decision-making
  • Assist in the day-to-day administration of the TPU
  • Other duties as assigned 


  • Post-secondary education is considered an asset
  • Experience conducting research and analysis related to land use, resource management, water, climate change and social or economic development issues is considered an asset
  • Preference may be given to applicants with experience working with Indigenous communities and working in Treaty #3
  • Preference may be given to applicants whom demonstrate knowledge and understanding of Anishinaabe worldview and values
  • Must possess or obtain a valid Ontario drivers license (Equivalent to Class G)


  • Ability to establish and maintain effective, respectful working relationships with GCT3 staff, Treaty #3 First Nations, federal or provincial ministerial staff, and the general public
  • Ability to work independently and manage workloads, set priorities, meet deadlines, work under pressure, and adjust to constant change
  • Ability to demonstrate teamwork and collaborative decision making


Please send cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references to the attention of:

Human Resources Manager
Grand Council Treaty #3
P.O. Box 1720, Kenora, Ontario P9N 3X7
Email: shane.snyder@treaty3.ca


We would like to thank all candidates in advance for their interest in this position, however only those being considered will be contacted.

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Job Features

Job CategoryTerritorial Planning Unit
LocationKenora, ON
Closing DateOpen until filled

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