Human Resources

Telephone:  519-627-1481
Click HERE for current JOB POSTINGS

Mission Statement:

The Walpole Island First Nation Human Resources Department shall enhance the spirit of the Community by inspiring employees to achieve excellence beyond excellence. To hold ourselves and each other accountable for the success of the organization and for creating a community where respect for the individual and his/her dignity is consistently honoured.


Walpole Island First Nation’s philosophy encourages a strong, vital, and knowledgeable workforce. In accordance with that philosophy the department strives to:

  • Recruit, retain and develop a quality staff that meets the highest standard of professional excellence and effectiveness
  • Promote a fair, equitable and consistent practice in the application of the personnel policy
  • Promote an open, healthy, and safe work environment
  • Anticipate staffing needs and strategize for future developments

The Department is responsible for providing its employees with the tools they need to thrive and
prosper in the workplace which will in turn benefit the community.


We employ a staff of four.

Services Provided:

Services provided are based on the Human Resources’ Mandate which is to respond to the diverse needs of the Walpole Island First Nation employees, our most valuable asset, by promoting open communication and a positive work environment through:

  • Complying with Required Legislation, Walpole Island First Nation Policies and Procedures
  • Promote professionalism
  • Educate and promote health and safety within the workplace
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate policies, programs and procedures for employees
  • Human resources planning
  • Recruitment
  • Mediation
  • Training and development
  • Occupation classification, compensation and benefit administration
  • Payroll Administration, including processing and preparing related reports
  • Information workshops
  • Maintain a list of casual workers

How Can the Community Help?

When applying for a job make sure that you provide all the requested information that is in the job posting. For example, if the job requires an Ontario driver’s license, make sure that you write down that you have an Ontario driver’s license in your resume or cover letter. If you would like to be put on the list for casual workers, please drop off your resume at HR. Please keep your resume up to date and get assistance through AHRDA if you need help preparing one.