Employment Opportunity

Legal Lead

Competition #23-64


Job Location: Moose Factory, ON


Position Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Director of Child & Family Services, the Legal Lead will have general oversight on all legal cases and will be responsible for informing appropriate staff on matters relating to the legal cases. The Legal Lead shall create, implement, and evaluate processes and systems for all legal case files while ensuring confidentiality and privacy is maintained. The Legal Lead shall be responsible for tracking court dates, legal status, deadlines, and other pertinent information relating to legal files in the department. They shall oversee staff working in the legal area and liaise with legal counsel on cases where required. The Legal Lead is responsible for all legal files relating to the Child & Family Services department and shall ensure that all files are safely stored and protected in an organized filing system.



  1. Post Secondary Education in law preferred, post secondary education in business or office administration with legal training or experience may be considered.
  2. 2 + Years of experience working in the area of child welfare or with a First Nation/Band Representative Program
  3. Experience working within a First Nation is an asset, Moose Cree preferred.
  4. Knowledge of bill C-92 and Moose Cree First Nation’s Law Development process.
  5. Strong problem solving and decision-making skills.
  6. Excellent coordination and organizational skills.
  7. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
  8. Ability to work in a team.
  9. Ability to exercise tact, discretion and maintain confidentiality.
  10. Knowledge of the Child, Youth and Family Services Act
  11. Strong written and oral communication skills.
  12. Must have a thorough understanding of the culture in which they serve.
  13. Fluency in the Moose Cree Language is an asset.
  14. “G” Driver’s license required.


Salary: $80,008,50 – $101,380.50


Duration: Permanent with 3 months probation


To apply: Submit cover letter, resume, and two (2) recent employment references with permission to contact, quoting competition #23-64.


Submit Resume to:
Human Resources Generalist
Moose Cree First Nation
P.O. Box 190
Moose Factory, ON P0L 1W0

Email: or fax: (705) 658-4734


Deadline for Resume: Tuesday, September 26th, 2023 @ 11:59 p.m.


Job Description: Available Upon Request


Applicants are asked to include copies of their educational qualifications along with their resume.


*Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Due to postal changes, we recommend submitting resume via e-mail or dropping off at main reception.


As MCFN is a First Nation organization, preference in hiring will be given firstly to the First Nation members, and to the rest, subsequently. Candidates needing accommodation of any kind are requested to inform the organization in advance so that required accommodative measures can be incorporated in the recruitment process. By responding to the application, candidates are implicitly providing consent to share their personal information with the organization. This personal information that is being shared with the employer will be used solely for the purpose of recruitment and will not be used for any other purposes.