Location: Anywhere in Ontario
Remote Work: Flexible (both in-office and remote-work required)
April 13, 2023
Starting Salary: $58,500 – $66,680, per year based on experience. Salary Range Max $76,060 [2023 Rates]

All applicants are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to qualified applicants who meet the requirements for MNO Citizenship as per the MNO Bylaws and who are in good standing.

What We Offer

As an employer, the Métis Nation of Ontario offers a collaborative work environment with competitive salary.

Further, permanent employees benefit from:

  • Comprehensive employer-paid health benefits,
  • Pension plan,
  • 10 days’ vacation to start,
  • Annual paid two-week holiday closure in December-January,
  • 16 paid public and employer holidays,
  • Early closures on long weekends,
  • 15 paid health & wellness days (sick leave),
  • Employee Assistance Plan, and
  • Telemedicine plan.
  • Preferred membership pricing at Goodlife gyms.

The Role

The Capital Projects Advisor will report to the Housing Development & Initiatives Manager and will be responsible for coordinating activities for new acquisition and development projects. This includes housing developments and related activities. The Capital Projects Advisor will be responsible for the project timelines and deliverables related to MNO’s Capital housing builds.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  1. Creating, managing and coordinating project timelines for acquisitions/development
  2. Tracking acquisition/development performance and analyzing deliverables against requirements and ensuring all deadlines are met
  3. Preparing meeting minutes and identifying actions required
  4. Coordinate and attend community engagements related to housing developments
  5. Maintain a repository of all documents generated by new acquisition and development projects
  6. Assist in ensuring that all budgetary objectives are met, recommending adjustments as needed
  7. Coordinate meetings and site visits with internal staff and external consultants
  8. Review consultant reports for completeness (ESA, BCA, blue prints, etc.) and provide recommendation on next steps where appropriate.
  9. Assist in the preparation of reports and recommendations
  10. Some travel may be required


  • Strong desire to act in the service of the Métis Citizens, to advance and uphold rights and culture
  • Completion of post-secondary education in a related field (e.g. Engineering Technologist, Business Administration, Project Management, Finance) or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Membership in an accredited association related to the profession (e.g. C.E.T designation, property management certificate)
  • A high degree of technology literacy and proficiency in standard office equipment
  • Strong understanding of construction processes, including but not limited to, regulations, construction methods, timelines, etc.
  • Advanced communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Advanced research, analytical and time management skills
  • Strong project coordination, including the design and implementation of project work plans for projects that are strategic and/or long-term
  • Demonstrated ability to manage competing demands and assess changing priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to assess situations and problem-solve independently
  • Demonstrated ability to work alone/independently with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively to a senior management audience


  • Previous 3-5 years or more experience in a specialized knowledge role
  • Demonstrated ability to write high quality evidence and data-based reports and professional presentations
  • Demonstrated ability in policy and program development and evaluation
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly acquire and expand knowledge and to be flexible in a demanding and dynamic environment
  • Experience in developing and monitoring capital project budgets

Who We Are

In 1993, the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) was established through the will of Métis people and Métis communities coming together throughout Ontario to create a Métis-specific governance structure and vision, encapsulated in the Statement of Prime Purpose. Today, the Métis Nation of Ontario represents over 25,000 Métis citizens.

The MNO delivers programs and services to its citizens through these branches: Healing and Wellness; Community Wellbeing; Education and Training; Housing; Lands, Resources and Consultation; Intergovernmental and Community Relations; Self-Government and Registry. Through these various branches, the MNO maintains 30+ offices and community spaces across the province, administers over $50 million annually, and employs about 350 staff across the province.

AODA Statement

The Métis Nation of Ontario commits to providing accommodation as required by the Ontario Human Rights Act, unless to do so would cause undue hardship. Accommodations will be provided in accordance with the principles of dignity, individualization, and inclusion. The Métis Nation of Ontario will work cooperatively and in the spirit of respect with all partners in the accommodation process. These accommodations will extend to all aspects of the employment relationship including recruitment and selection.

Please email if you require an accommodation during the hiring process.

Please note, all employees, regardless of role or location, are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless the employee has a valid medical exemption.  This condition of employment is effective for all employees, full or part-time, permanent or contract, whether working remotely or not, as of November 1, 2021.

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