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Policy Administrator

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date June 29, 2024
Deadline July 12, 2024
Type Full Time
Company Curve Lake First Nation
Salary $51,744 – $56,343 - Annual
Location Curve Lake, ON
Client Curve Lake First Nation
Contact Information

As outlined in the Curve Lake First Nation Human Resource Management Manual, applications are now being accepted for the following Full Time Contract position (until April 2025):

Policy Administrator
Government Services and Administration Building

The Policy Administrator will be responsible for conducting research, analyzing data, and providing strategic recommendations to support the revision, development and implementation of policies that align with the community’s vision and goals.

The duties and responsibilities of this position are categorized into five (5) main functions:

1. Policy Research and Analysis:

  • Conduct comprehensive research on various policy issues affecting Curve Lake First Nation
  • Analyze data, legislation, and best practices to identify trends, opportunities, and challenges relevant to policy development and implementation.
  • Prepare well-researched reports, briefings, and presentations to communicate findings and recommendations to key stakeholders.

2. Stakeholder Engagement:

  • Collaborate with community members, leaders, and external stakeholders to gather input and feedback on proposed policies.
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with government agencies, Indigenous organizations, and other partners to advance Curve Lake First Nation’s policy objectives.

3. Policy Development and Implementation:

  • Work closely with departmental teams to develop and refine policies, procedures, and guidelines that reflect the needs and priorities of Curve Lake First Nation.
  • Assist in the drafting and review of policy documents, ensuring clarity, coherence, and alignment with relevant laws and regulations.
  • Support the implementation and evaluation of policies, monitoring progress and identifying areas for improvement.

4. Capacity Building and Training:

  • Provide training and support to staff and community members on policy-related matters, promoting understanding and compliance with established policies and procedures.
  • Contribute to the development of training materials, workshops, and educational resources to enhance policy literacy within Curve Lake First Nation.

5. Procurement:

  • Assist with procurement processes and policy compliance for Curve Lake First Nation, ensuring efficient, cost-effective, and culturally sensitive acquisition of goods and services.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of procurement strategies aligned with the goals and values of Curve Lake First Nation.
  • Assist with monitoring procurement contracts, ensuring compliance with all terms and conditions, and resolving any disputes or issues that may arise.
  • Ensure that all procurement processes are culturally sensitive and respectful of the traditions and values of Curve Lake First Nation.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of all procurement transactions.
  • Assist with the preparation of reports on procurement activities, budget performance, and vendor performance for senior management and Council.


Education & Experience:

The incumbent to this position will meet the minimum requirements that include:

  • Degree or diploma in Paralegal/Law Clerk, Political Science, Indigenous Studies, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in policy analysis, research, or development, preferably in a governmental or Indigenous community setting.



  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex data and information.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to convey complex concepts clearly and persuasively.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and build positive relationships with diverse stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of Indigenous history, culture, and governance structures, with a commitment to advancing Indigenous rights and interests.
  • Familiarity with relevant software and tools for data analysis and presentation (e.g., Microsoft Office, statistical software).
  • Knowledge of First Nations culture, history, values and protocol
  • Knowledge of current Federal and Provincial legislation, policy and programs that impact Education in First Nation communities
  • Experience in the education field an asset
  • Ability to work after hours and/or weekends, as needed
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proven experience and ability in conducting research and analysis
  • Ability to work and interact as a team member while respecting lines of authority and reporting requirements
  • Sound judgement and good work ethic
  • Computer literate (including Microsoft Word, Excel, database software, email)
  • Excellent time management skills

Personal Suitability:

  • Be honest and trustworthy
  • Be respectful
  • Possess awareness and sensitivity to the history, language, culture, and traditions of the people of Curve Lake First Nation
  • Be flexible
  • Demonstrate sound work ethics
  • Must demonstrate and ensure a high level of personal and professional conduct


This is a Full Time Contract position beginning immediately. Hours are flexible from Monday to Friday. Annual range for this position is $51,744 – $56,343 based on a 39.5 work week.


Application forms and position descriptions are available at the Reception of the Government Services Building. Application forms can also be obtained from the Employment Resource Centre or from the Curve Lake First Nation website ( under documents.

Application package must consist of a completed application form, cover letter, resume, required documentation, addresses and phone number of two most recent employment references (if employed with Curve Lake First Nation previously, references from most recent Supervisor / Manager will be required). Please submit application package to the Government Services Building Receptionist to the attention of:

Curve Lake First Nation Government Services Building
Curve Lake, Ontario K0L 1R0
Phone (705) 657-8045 Fax (705) 657-8708

Deadline for Applications: Friday July 12th, 2024.

Please ensure application is date stamped by the Curve Lake Government Services Building Receptionist. While only qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview, not necessarily all qualified applicants will be offered an interview.

While Curve Lake First Nation appreciates all applications, as outlined in the Curve Lake First Nation Human Resources Management Manual, applicants will be considered in the following priority: Level I: Internal Applicant, Level II: Any First Nation Member Applicants (s. 16(1) CHRA), and Level III: Any Applicants.

The successful candidate must provide an acceptable Canadian Police Information Check (CPIC) with Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC) prior to commencing work.

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