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Michipicoten First Nation

Contract • Chapleau Region

Michipicoten First Nation is a vibrant Ojibway First Nation community located on the white sands (north east shores) of Lake Superior. The registered population is approximately 1,230 with 70 members living on reserve. With a strong sense of community and cultural identity, Michipicoten First Nation strives to maintain harmony and balance with Mother Earth, neighbouring First Nations and surrounding communities.

 Michipicoten First Nation is seeking a full-time, temporary, Carpentry Crew Member with construction/carpentry experience. Reporting to the Supervisor – Operations and Maintenance (O&M), the Carpentry Crew Member works as part of a team to maintain the infrastructure of Michipicoten First Nation by assisting with a variety of construction, repairs, and maintenance projects. The Carpentry Crew Member is expected to adhere to established safe working procedures and wear the proper safety equipment at all times. This is a full-time, temporary position until August 27, 2021.


·       Perform various forms of labour to assist in the successful completion of construction and repair projects from start to finish

·       Operate equipment including: chain saw, loader, backhoe, grader, dump truck (if certified)

·       Assist with clearing brush and roadways

·       Cut and deliver firewood to citizens

·       Collect and dispose of waste

·       Inform supervisor of the need to order materials as required

·       Complete reports including work plans and time sheets

·       Perform daily maintenance and safety checks on all equipment and tools

·       Load, unload, and identify building materials, machinery, and tools, and distribute them to the appropriate locations

·       Lubricate, clean, maintain, and repair machinery, equipment, and tools

·       Maintain a clean working area free from dirt and debris between tasks and at end of day

·       Ensure high standards of workmanship and efficiency

·       Adhere to established safe working procedures and wear the proper safety equipment at all times

·       Complete incident reports for accidents and near misses.

·       Participate in mandatory training


·       Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar role

·       Knowledge of Ontario and Federal building codes (asset)

·       Heavy Equipment Operation Certification (asset)

·       Driver’s license and access to vehicle

·       Clean Driver’s abstract

·       Ability to obtain a satisfactory criminal records check

·       Knowledge of appropriate materials, methods, and tools required in various construction processes

·       Knowledge of construction equipment safety

·       Ability to lift heavy objects (up to 23 kg)

·       Ability to walk, and stand for long periods of time

·       Ability to perform strenuous physical labour

·       Ability to work in a hot and humid environment

·       Ability to work individually as well as part of a team

·       Knowledge and respect of the Anishinaabe culture


JOB TYPE:  Full-time, temporary


WAGES:  To be negotiated based on qualifications


Interested persons may submit their cover letter & resume as one document by email to Lisa Belanger Please include the job title in the email subject line.  This position will remain open until filled.

 Michipicoten First Nation may, at its discretion, waive any or all of the aforementioned requirements if a suitable candidate accepts to follow a training plan determined by Michipicoten First Nation as a condition of employment.


Michipicoten First Nation is dedicated to promoting equity and diversity and serving the interests of their citizens. The successful candidate will be primarily engaged in serving the interests of Michipicoten citizens and Michipicoten will give preference to citizens and Indigenous candidates who possess the necessary qualifications.



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Job Expires: 2021-07-06

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Michipicoten First Nation

Wawa Wawa, ON P0S 1K0, Canada

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