Salt River First Nation is located in the Northern most part of Alberta and the Southern most part of the Northwest Territories. We are a mix of Cree and Chipewyan people. We have members In the Northwest Territories, British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario and Newfoundland. We also have members in the United States, Germany and Australia.


Message for members

We have had members ask about traditional languages in the Nation. Here is pdf from the Government of the NWT's language project that teaches Chipewyan.


membership Notices

Future Job Prospects Inquiry 



4 Labour Positions Available


We require 4 people to work on a brushing/ cleaning crew for 2 months starting June 14th, 2021 at the Thebacha Salt River reserve 20 km from town.

Requirements for the position:

Heavy lifting

Removing debris/ garbage/brush/trees

Working outdoors in various weather conditions

CSA approved gloves & steel toed work boots

Operating of chainsaws, brushers, and possible chippers or working around this equipment

Class 5 driver’s license is preferred but not required


Please leave resume at the front desk or email to publicworks.srfn@northwestel.net





Mahsi Cho/ Mársi


Chief Poitras and Council

Salt River First Nation                                                                  POSTING DATE: April 9, 2021

Employment Opportunity

NWT Construction is looking for experienced UNDERGROUND CREW PERSONNEL to work full-time for the 2021 road construction season. We are looking for individuals that have experience working as part of an underground crew.


SUMMARY: We are looking to fulfill various Underground Crew positions, these include: • Foreman • Excavator Operators • Loader Operators • Pipelayers • Pipelayer Helpers • Labourers • and more!


REQUIREMENTS/EXPERIENCE: • Class 5 Drivers License or equivalent. • Physically able to repetitively lift and carry at least 50 LBS on a regular basis. • Must comply with Drug, Alcohol, and Fitness testing requirements. • Prior experience working within a paving company is a definite asset. • Availability to work both out-of-town and remote locations. • Ability to work overtime as required.


WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU? • Comprehensive benefits, including Health, Dental, Short and Long Term Disability, Life and AD&D Insurance. • A pension plan, including company matching contributions • Educational assistance and ongoing training. • Excellent opportunities for professional growth, and more.


Applicants may forward resumes to scot.gillard@nwtconstruction.ca