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Indigenous Relations Coordinator

Date: Sep 21, 2021

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Hydro One Networks Inc

43122 - Toronto - Regular - Ongoing 


Hydro One is proud to be the largest electricity transmission and distribution provider in Ontario, serving nearly 1.4 million customers. We have a long history in the industry with our roots dating back over 110 years to 1906. Since then, we have worked to grow and evolve to meet the changing needs of our customers and communities across Ontario. Today, we’re focused on providing exceptional customer service and ensuring we are building safe communities where we live, work and play.

It’s an exciting time to join the team at Hydro One!


This role will assist with the coordination efforts to advance our engagement activities, policy development, and economic reconciliation efforts with Indigenous communities as a member of the Indigenous Relations Team.


Job Description:

1. Work collaboratively with the IR team to support various engagement activities, including the coordination of project engagement plans, regulatory materials, consultations logs, budgets and other departmental deliverables.

2. Assist with the implementation of policies, standardized processes, and approaches related to Indigenous Relations. Research and draft documentation in support of policy development and engagements.

3. Assist the broader IR team with meeting minutes, consultation records, community profiles and other regulatory or reporting materials to ensure they are complete, updated and organized to advance the Indigenous Relations efforts.

4. Monitor and report on the implementation of the IR strategy and project plans.

5. Coordinate and support the IR team in reviewing invoices, processing payments, tracking budgets, and compiling data for reports required of the IR team.

6. Contribute to the organization of engagement activities, both internal and external, such as public information centres, virtual meetings, cultural awareness activities, community events, etc., and support the participation of Hydro One in various external organizations related to IR.

7. Support the building of relationships with Indigenous communities by representing the company in dealing with community leaders, elders and other representatives. As well assist in the resolution of IR issues with respect to Hydro One projects, operations and policies though working with the larger IR team and relevant Hydro One LoB’s and community representative.

8. Perform other duties as required.


Selection Criteria


  • Requires knowledge of business administration or Indigenous or Environmental studies to support the work undertaken in the Indigenous Relations.

  • Requires a good knowledge of English to prepare documentation and communication skills to effectively communicate to all levels of management and government officials, provincial authorities, government agencies and Indigenous community leaders.  This knowledge is considered to be normally acquired through the completion of 4 years of University training (Grade XII plus 5 years).



  • Requires experience with Indigenous communities, in the preparation of material for publication, documentation or other program activities.
  • Requires an understanding of Indigenous issues, provincial and federal policies.
  • Requires experience to be familiar with the organization, the responsibilities of the business units and the contacts in the areas to be serviced and work programs. A period of over 6 years and up to and including 8 years is considered necessary to gain this experience.


At Hydro One we understand that the success and strength of our business rests with our people. When we develop their skills, we are investing in both their success and ours. To secure the best talent, we seek to create a workforce that reflects the diverse populations of the communities where we live and work and to create a culture based on safety, innovation and inclusiveness.


We are honoured to be recognized by Forbes in its list of Canada’s Best Employers for 2020.


Thank you for considering a career with Hydro One, we welcome applications from all qualified candidates. If you are having difficulty using our online application system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, please email careers@hydroone.com. Hydro One will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in the job application process.


Please note this email is only for accommodation requests. Resumes sent to this email address will not be considered.


Deadline: October 4 2021



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