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Economic Development Officer

Aboriginal Peoples Alliance Northern Ontario

Contract • Cochrane Region


    Economic Development Officer

            Aboriginal Peoples Alliance Northern Ontario (APANO)

Location: Cochrane

Status: Full-Time


Are you interested in making a lasting impact on a community?

APANO is looking for an Economic Development Officer who will play an important role in the community’s transformation and development, by supporting the growth and advancement of its community members. The successful candidate will implement the community’s strategic economic development plan and will play an important role in developing business initiatives, doing outreach to industrial stakeholders, consulting with community members, researching and writing proposals to fund community and economic projects. This position is in Cochrane, Ontario, and is a one-year contract, with the possibility of extension. Come and experience a Northern experience with a dynamic, forward-thinking indigenous community!


What do you bring?

·         Post-secondary education in community development, business, commerce, economics, or related discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

·         Willingness of working with First Nations; Metis, Knowledge of Indigenous Rights, history, culture, and current socioeconomic issues.

·         Experience in community or economic development would be an asset.

·         An outgoing and energetic personality combined with a keen sense of respect towards advancing the community’s strategic directions.


Additional Requirements

·         Excellent English verbal and written communication.

·         Valid Class “G” Driver’s License and access to a reliable vehicle.

·         Computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite and virtual meeting tools i.e., MS Teams.


Working Hours: 8:30 AM-4:30 PM (may vary at times)

Salary: Remuneration depending on experience and qualifications

Deadline to apply: May 31, 2024

Note: Upon acceptance of the position a Vulnerable Sector Check will be required.


Please submit a cover letter and resume to the attention of the Hiring Committee by 4 pm E.S.T., on Friday, May 31, 2024, to or they can be dropped off at 173 Railway St, Cochrane, ON P0L 1C0.


We thank everyone for their application. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Category:
Other (Economic Development)

Job Expires: 2024-05-31

Contact Information

Aboriginal Peoples Alliance Northern Ontario

Phone: 705-272-2562
Fax: 705-272-2563
Cochrane Cochrane, ON, Canada

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