Kimesskanemenow Limited Partnership builds an annual winter road to connect the communities of Moosonee, Fort Albany, Kashechewan and Attawapiskat. The James Bay Winter Road is generally open from mid-January to late March of each year, with construction starting early December.
Kimesskanemenow is seeking to hire a full time General Manager who will be responsible for providing back up to the President as well as implementing Kimesskanemenow’s Safety, Health, and Environmental Plan. The general manager (GM) will assist the President to ensure that day-to-day business operations run efficiently. It is the intent of the Kimesskanemenow to hire a GM for a three year contract with the option to extend commencing late November 2023.
The General Manager will:
This position is based on the Western James Bay Coast during the winter months, and housing in Moosonee may be provided if needed. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted and no relocation assistance will be provided. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Please forward letters of applications and resumes to the following via mail/email by 4:30 pm October 27, 2023
Attn: Nancy Wood, President
Kimesskanemenow Limited Partnership
118 Church Street
Brockville, ON K6V 3Y2
The James Bay Winter Road connects the communities of Attawapiskat, Fort Albany, and Kashechewan to Moosonee through the annual construction and maintenance of an ice road. From Moosonee there is a rail link to the main Ontario provincial highway system at Cochrane.
The James Bay Winter Road is operated and managed by Kimesskanemenow LP, a limited partnership between the four communities it connects, Attawapiskat, Fort Albany, Kashechewan and Moose Cree First Nations. The word kimesskanemenow is a Cree word which means our road.
This website provides road users with up to date road status and conditions, and provides access to the past newsletters, employment opportunities with Kimesskanemenow LP, and contact information.
Road Manager: Nancy Wood
Assistant General Manager: Tricia Isaac
Sections One and Two Road Foreman: Gordon Etherington Sr.
Sections Three and Four Road Foreman: Steve Hookimaw
President: Nancy Wood
Vice President: Guy Ginter
Secretary/Treasurer: Randy Chase
Directors from Attawapiskat: Mike Okimaw
Director from Fort Albany: Agathe Nakogee
Director from Kashechewan: Wilie Friday Jr.
Director from Moose Cree: Erin Biedermann