Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations

Job Summary

Employer Name

Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations

Location

100 - 103A Packham Ave
Saskatoon, SK

Job Categories

Legal

Application Deadline

Sep 26, 2014

Position Start Date

Immediately

Type of Employment

Full Time

Contact Name

Carrie Desnomie

Website

www.fsin.com

Legal Advisor

Job Description

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS


 


POSITION: Independent Legal Advisor – Treaty Rights Protection Fund


The Treaty Rights Protection Fund (TRPF) is looking for an Independent Legal Advisor contracted specifically to provide legal advice to the Treaty Rights Protection Fund. The requirements for the position shall include:



  • providing legal advice on applications submitted to the TRPF

  • attendance at all tribunal meetings, estimated at four (4) meetings per year

  • follow up on files approved by the TRPF including progress of cases and legal outcomes for the purpose of reporting to the Tribunal

  • liaise with the administrator of the program and assist in the organization of meetings

  • other minor duties as assigned.


For those wishing to apply, please provide:


o   a quote for services


o   cover letter and resume


o   three (3) working references.


 QUALIFICATIONS: Must be a practicing lawyer in good standing with the Law Society; have current experience working directly with First Nation Bands and/or First Nation organizations; and current experience working directly with or be familiar with the relevant legislation, policies and governing structures.


SALARY & BENEFITS: Will commensurate with qualifications and experience.


CLOSING DATE: 4:00 P.M. September 26, 2014


FSIN reserves the right to reject all submissions and cancel an RFP.


FSIN reserves the right to perform a criminal record check on a successful bidder.


FSIN will not necessarily accept the lowest priced bid. The bidder is fully responsible for obtaining all information required for the preparation of its RFP and for the execution of the work.


FSIN will not be responsible for any costs, expenses, losses, damages or liability incurred by respondents in responding to an RFP issued by the FSIN. Bidders are advised that all of the instructions to bidders and conditions of the RFP must be strictly complied with and any non-compliance may invalidate the bid in question.

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