Lands and Estates/Housing Administrator

Position: Lands and Estates/Housing Administrator                  

Term: Permanent Full-Time         

Division: Administration                                                             

Salary: TBD – based on qualifications and experience

Hours: 40 hours/week, 8:30a.m. – 4:30p.m., Monday – Friday


Posting Date: January 19, 2023                                       

Closing Date: February 8, 2023 at 4:30p.m.



Under the direction and supervision of the Chief Administrative Officer, the Lands and Estates/Housing Administrator is responsible for the efficient management and administration of the Lands & Estates and Housing Departments which including the supervision of the Lands and Estates Researcher, Surveyor (2); Housing Manager.

Oneida Nation of the Thames land transactions are handled internally which is unique to the settlement.  The Lands and Estates Administrator will develop a strategic plan for both the Lands and Estates and Housing Departments. The Administrator will establish and implement departmental short-and-long-range goals, objectives, and operational directives. The Lands and Estates/Housing Administrator oversees divisional operations to ensure efficiency, quality, service, and cost-effective management of resources.  The Lands and Estates/Housing Administrator will have full responsibility for the departments.



  1. University degree or College diploma in Public Administration, Law Clerk or related fieldORrelated work experience;
  2. Minimum 2 years job related experience in a management capacity;
  3. Strong knowledge of federal, provincial, and local laws, codes, regulations governing lands and estate, housing;
  4. Strong understanding of the organization and the functions of Council;
  5. Experience in strategic planning and execution;
  6. Experience in developing work plans, budgets, proposals, policies and procedures;
  7. Trained in Alternative Dispute Resolution, and Conflict Resolutionorwilling to obtain.



  1. The successful candidate must submit a recent (within 6-months) Vulnerable Sector CPIC,at own expense, prior to starting employment;
  2. The successful candidate must submit a copy of applicable educational qualifications (certificates, diplomas, degrees, etc.), prior to starting employment.



  1. Cover Letter –must address the qualifications outlined;
  2. Resume.


Submit all mandatory documentation

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, we are ONLY accepting electronic copies at this time.

  • Late applications will not be accepted.
  • All applications will be screened according to the above qualifications, including a full and complete application as requested.
  • Only those selected for interview will be contacted.
  • A registered member of a First Nation as per Section 16(1) of the Human Rights Act, is preferred.
  • Oneida Nation is committed to workplace diversity and provides accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout our hiring process. If you require accommodations, please contact Human Resources.


To request a full job profile, contact the Human Resources Department at 519-652-3244 ext. 827 or by email

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