Environmental Administrative Assistant

Location: Sudbury, Thunder Bay or Brantford


The Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation (OFNTSC) is a non-profit organization that provides technical advisory services, training, and capacity development to First Nations communities in Ontario.  By offering a wide range of specialized services and expertise, OFNTSC helps to enhance the quality of life, promote self-sufficiency, and foster economic growth within these communities.

We are seeking a highly motivated Environmental Administrative Assistant to join our team at OFNTSC.  Under the guidance of the Senior Environmental Scientists and the Regional Solid Waste Specialist, the Assistant will contribute to helping First Nation communities deal with source water protection, contaminated sites, waste management, flooding, climate change and other environmental technical issues.   This position uses our hybrid model and requires administrative experience.

These tasks must be executed in alignment with the culture and values of OFNTSC while maintaining strict confidentiality.


  • Gather environment-related information via surveys (emails, phone calls) and compile data into a report, generating tables, Excel spreadsheets, and/or flow charts for dissemination of information.
  • Assist in developing promotion and education materials (i.e. information posters) on various environment-related topics such as solid waste management, contaminated sites, climate change, and/or source water protection.
  • Organize and schedule meetings and appointments.
  • Document preparation and filing for staff.
  • Coordinate training workshops as well as participant travels.
  • Attend workshops and training sessions to assist Environment Staff.
  • Collect and collate metrics to evaluate workshop and training success.


  • Post-secondary experience in environmental science/studies or a related field.
  • Previous experience working in an administrative setting.
  • Previous experience working in or with First Nations communities is a funding requirement.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and Google Suite.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (oral and written), and organizational skills.
  • Detail-oriented, with excellent analytical thinking skills, prosperity to take initiative, and a demonstrated ability
  • to exercise good judgment.
  • The ability to think under pressure and deadlines.


  • Holds a valid G-class Ontario Driver’s License.
  • As per funding requirements, successful candidates must be First Nations or Inuit and will be required to provide proof of status.
  • Between 15-30 years old.
  • Ability to travel across Ontario.

Come join our growing 


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In efforts to promote the safety, security, and well-being of staff members, communities, and people we come into contact with, the OFNTSC will be giving preference to applicants who have proof of two full doses of a Health Canada-approved COVID-19 vaccination.

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If you are passionate about supporting First Nations communities and possess the necessary skills and qualifications, please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the position. Please upload your documents and label them as [LastName_FirstName_Enviro Admin Assistant].

We thank all applicants, however, only those receiving an interview will be contacted.