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  • Electro Mechanic/Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Specialist
    Department:
    Capital Works and Services
    Status:
    Location
    Salary:
    (Min. $57,754.00 – Max. $77,102.00)
    Core Functions

    The Electro Mechanic/Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) Specialist is responsible for the general maintenance of the Cree Nation Government buildings, premises and equipment located in the Cree communities. The incumbent is also responsible for inspecting the HVAC systems and their components, identifying necessary repairs and recommending preventive maintenance.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities
    • Inspect HVAC systems and their components (e.g. heating units, building exhaust fans, ventilation units, etc.) to evaluate condition, identify necessary repairs and recommend preventive maintenance.
    • Diagnose the cause of problems and/or failures in heating, air conditioning and ventilation systems for the purpose of identifying equipment and/or systems repair and/or replacements.
    • Repair heating and air conditioning systems and/or components (e.g. pumps, motors, air handlers, fan coils, piping, etc.)
    • Perform routine and preventive maintenance of heating and cooling equipment.
    • Install heating and air conditioning equipment and ventilation systems.
    • Read and interpret shop drawings and control schematics.
    • Inform management regarding procedures and/or status of work orders.
    • Conduct training for maintenance workers in use and operation of building automation systems.
    • Maintain service vehicle, tools and equipment in good working order.
    • Participate in meetings, workshops, training and seminars.
    • Prepare written materials (e.g. repair status, activity logs, etc.).

    Other Responsibilities
    • Maintain up-to-date knowledge and skills in area(s) of responsibility.
    • Perform other duties as required.

    Qualifications

    Education and Certification
    • Secondary School Vocational Diploma (DEP) in Electro-mechanical engineering or College diploma in Facilities Technicians or Electromechanical Engineering Technician.
    • HVAC Certification with training in the operation of:

    • o HVAC system operation, installation techniques and refrigerant handling.
      o Refrigeration system faultfinding.
      o Electrical faultfinding of refrigeration and air conditioning equipment.
      o Building automation systems and boiler and boiler controls.
      o Electronic and pneumatic controls (basic).

    Language
    • Fluency in verbal Cree.
    • Fluency in English.
    • Fluency in French is an asset.

    Knowledge and Abilities
    • Proven ability to work for long hours in standing position.
    • Agility to perform physical tasks constantly.
    • Good knowledge of occupational hazards safety rules.
    • Proven ability to communicate effectively.
    • Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Strong judgment and proven ability to problem-solve.
    • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and to adapt to a changing environment.

    Additional Requirements
    • Willingness to work in both an office and outside setting, including exposure to extreme weather conditions, loud noise, work near moving mechanical parts, and uneven terrain of construction sites.
    • Willingness to travel frequently.
    • Must agree to undergo a background check.

    The Cree Nation Government may, at its discretion, waive any or all of the aforementioned requirements if a suitable candidate who is a JBNQA beneficiary accepts to follow a training plan determined by the Cree Nation Government as a condition of employment.

    Application

    Your application must be sent by email or fax with the competition number: CWSD-200307-1

    Application Period
    From March 26, 2020 to April 17, 2020

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: CWSD-200307-1

    Valerie Mianscum
    Recruitment Officer
    Email: hr@cngov.ca
    Tel.: 819-673-2600

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  • Controller
    Chisasibi, Baie-James
    Department:
    Eeyou Eenou Police Force
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    $73,420.00 - $98,015.00
    Core Functions

    The Controller is responsible of the administration: plan, organize, direct, control all activities related to human resources, material resources, and monitoring of BeeOn for the Regional Police Force. Guides decisions by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures.

    Characteristic functions

    Key Responsibilities
    The responsibilities and authorities described below are subject to a variety of local, provincial and federal laws, regulations and established policies issued by Cree Nation Government.

    Strategic Responsibilities
    • Implement short and long-term plans for programs and services for the human resources and material resources functions.
    • Contribute to the planning and development of appropriate courses of action, recommending alternative means of achieving objectives, projecting consequences of alternatives so selected.
    • Monitor operations to ensure their effectiveness and the respect of previously negotiated agreements.

    Finance/Material Resources Responsibilities
    • Participate in the management of the Regional Police Force financial resources by assisting with the preparation of the annual budget for his sector.
    • Monitor the budget expenses for the Director and provides reports every month.
    • Supervise or control the payment of invoices and ensures that all maintenance contracts are renewed as required.
    • Prepare the specifications for the calls for tenders in collaboration with the Director of Capital Works and Services / Deputy Director of Operations.
    • Plan, administer and control budgets for contracts, equipment and supplies.
    • Responsible for all requisitions and control of inventory.

    Training and Development Responsibilities
    • In collaboration with the Police Director, prepares an annual training budget based on general orientation.
    • Manage the training budget.

    Liaison Responsibilities
    • Monitor complaints as informed by subalterns and reports to the Police and administer the disciplinary process.
    • Make recommendations on all relevant matters under his jurisdiction, such as employee files, negotiations, grievances, legal matters and hearings, as well as all material resources.

    Managerial Responsibilities
    • Supervise and lead direct reports.
    • Assist with development of team objectives, as well as individual objectives for direct reports by ensuring that performance is aligned with those objectives.
    • Identify training needs, recommend solutions, and support training and development.
    • Conduct periodic performance evaluations for direct reports and assist supervisors through formal performance evaluations and regular one-on-one meetings.
    • Promote on-going, effective and open communication with employees. Keep staff members informed of decisions that impact them and/or their department.

    Qualifications

    Education
    • Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, human resources or related file.

    Experience
    • Minimum of 5 to 8 years of relevant experience.

    Language
    • Fluency in Cree, French, English (2 out of 3).

    Knowledge and Abilities
    • Ability to conduct himself/herself with a high degree of professionalism and to adhere to the code of ethics established for this purpose.
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to demonstrate good judgment, discretion, flexibility, initiative, tactfulness and honesty.
    • Ability to provide leadership and direction.
    • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.

    Application

    Your application must be sent by email or fax with the competition number: EEPF-200320-1

    Application Period
    From: March 25, 2020 to April 14, 2020

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: EEPF-200320-1

    Greta Spencer
    Recruitment Officer – EEPF
    Email: recruitment@eepf.ca
    Tel.: 819-855-2332
    Fax: 819-855-2832

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  • Manager of Natural Resources and Sectoral Development
    Montreal or Mistissini
    Department:
    Commerce and Industry
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $57,754.00 – Max. $77,102.00)
    Core Functions

    The Manager of Natural Resources and Sectoral Development is responsible for overseeing files in the Forestry, Mining, Energy and other Natural Resource development sectors and all related policy, programs and services for the department. The incumbent is also responsible for leading projects concerning all regional and local sectoral development for DCI including Construction, Transport,
    Telecommunication, Tourism and others. He/she is also responsible for managing the allocated budget and contributing to the external departmental communications.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities
    This position involves government relations, strategic planning, policy development, research, economic development, community engagement and innovative community partnership initiatives. In addition, this position fosters emerging relationships with local and regional natural resource and sectoral stakeholders to promote maximum economic and social opportunities in Eeyou Istchee.

    • Advise on issues concerning Natural Resources and Sectoral Development at the local and regional levels.
    • Responsible to provide support for financial, technical and logistical needs on project development strategies and its implementation requirements in order to optimize successful completion.
    • Provide financial guidance on Natural Resources and Sectoral Development projects to stakeholders.
    • Implement and or administer all Cree Quebec Forestry Economic Council programs and initiatives on behalf of the Commerce and Industry Department.
    • Coordinate the implementation and operation of the Cree Nation Free Trade Agreement.
    • Participate in discussions of all regional and sectoral developments in Natural Resources.
    • Seek out and develop proposals and projects for new economic endeavors in new and existing sectors.
    • Compile and monitor industry data as related to sector development in Eeyou Istchee.
    • Implement internal monitoring tools within governance structure of departmental objectives in the mining sectors with other partners within Government(s).

    Interaction/Communication Responsibilities
    • Support communities, partners and stakeholders so that projects are built in accordance with partner and stakeholder needs and capacities.
    • Communicate internally and externally on transaction evaluations and opportunities.
    • Seek out and develop proposals and projects for new economic endeavors in new and existing sectors.

    Managerial Responsibilities
    • Develop policies and procedures to sustainably manage environmental resources.
    • Supervise and lead direct reports.
    • Assist with development of team objectives, as well as individual objectives for direct reports by ensuring that performance is aligned with those objectives. Ensure that supervisors within team are establishing objectives that are in alignment with departmental objectives, in collaboration with the departmental Director.
    • Identify training needs, recommend solutions, and support training and development.
    • Conduct periodic performance evaluations for direct reports and assist supervisors through formal performance evaluations and regular one-on-one meetings.
    • Promote ongoing, effective and open communication with employees. Keep staff members informed of decisions that impact them and/or their department.

    Other Responsibilities
    • Maintain up-to-date knowledge and skills in area(s) of responsibility.
    • Perform other duties as required.

    Qualifications

    Education
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Administration, Economics, Sciences or related field.
    • Master’s in Business Administration is an asset.

    Experience
    • Five to eight years of relevant work experience.

    Language
    • Fluency in Cree and English
    • French is an asset.

    Knowledge and Abilities
    • Strong knowledge of environmental management.
    • Must be able to oversee multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Proven success in maintaining strong communication, including the ability to facilitate effectively.
    • High attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Strong project management skills.
    • Proven ability to demonstrate strong judgment in complex situations.
    • Proven ability to problem-solve, to think strategically, and to take initiative.
    • Demonstrated ability to work under significant pressure and to adapt to a changing environment.

    Additional Requirement
    • Typical office setting where there are no unusual physical demands.
    • Willingness to travel frequently

    The Cree Nation Government may, at its discretion, waive any or all of the aforementioned requirements if a suitable candidate who is a JBNQA beneficiary accepts to follow a training plan determined by the Cree Nation Government as a condition of employment.

    Application

    Your application must be sent by email or fax with the competition number: DCI-200302-1

    Application Period
    From March 13, 2020 to March 30, 2020

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: DCI-200302-1

    Valerie Mianscum
    Recruitment Officer
    Email: hr@cngov.ca
    Tel.: 819-673-2600

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  • Financial Advisor
    Department:
    Apatisiiwin Skills Development
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $51,223.00 – Max. $68,383.00)
    Core Functions

    Core Functions The Financial Advisor is responsible for planning, organizing, directing and controlling all financial administration activities of the ASD in all aspects of its program delivery management and administration.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities
    • Monitor status of overall department budget and Manager budgets as well as grants/contributions budgets, to ensure full use of budgeted monies.
    • Provide processes and tools to the financial program officers to track and monitor departmental financial expenditures.
    • Prepare financial summaries to the Director in respect to expenditures for approval.
    • Develop and implement, in collaboration with the Treasurer and the Director of ASD, financial and administrative policies, systems and procedures for the department.
    • Prepare budgets and allocate funds for all sectors of the department’s activities.
    • Participate in establishing financial controls and budgetary constraints.
    • Evaluate the financial reporting system, accounting procedures and all other financial activities in order to make recommendations for changing procedures, operating systems, budgets and other financial control functions of managers.
    • Recommend in collaboration with the Director of ASD, payments/disbursements of account/funds.
    • Produce cash-flow charts for forecasted expenditures on government funds.

    Interaction/Communication Responsibilities
    • Provide the Director with advice and briefing notes on financial matters.
    • Participate in the department’s internal management and review committees.
    • Support the ASD Department in negotiations with respect to all financial aspects.
    • Inform and advise the Director on operations related to local programs and services.

    Administrative Responsibilities
    • Populate the financial databases for invoices, purchase orders, and funds.
    • Ensure that the database is maintained and updated in order to provide prompt monthly reporting to the Finance department.
    • Ensure compliance on funding programs by maintaining the database and well referenced files according to the agreement requirements.
    • Assist and cooperate with the Finance department on internal audit of funding programs.

    Reporting Responsibilities
    • Prepare and coordinate monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports, statements, estimates and summaries to orient the department’s objectives and formulate related policies.
    • Present financial reports and summaries to department-affiliated committees on boards.

    Other Responsibilities
    • Maintain up-to-date knowledge and skills in area(s) of responsibility.
    • Perform other duties as required.

    Qualifications

    Education
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or a related field.

    Experience
    • Three to five years of relevant work experience.
    • Experience in management and program administration.

    Language
    • Fluency in Cree.
    • Fluency in English.
    • Fluency in French is an asset.

    Knowledge and Abilities
    • Strong knowledge of financial reporting.
    • Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Proven ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality.
    • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects.
    • Proven ability to demonstrate strong judgment in complex situations.
    • Proven ability to problem-solve, to think strategically, and to take initiative.
    • Demonstrated ability to work under significant pressure and to adapt to a changing environment.
    • Proven success in maintaining strong communication, including the ability to facilitate effectively.

    Additional Requirements:
    • Typical office setting where there are no unusual physical demands.

    The Cree Nation Government may, at its discretion, waive any or all of the aforementioned requirements if a suitable candidate who is a JBNQA beneficiary accepts to follow a training plan determined by the Cree Nation Government as a condition of employment.

    Application

    Your application must be sent by email or fax with the competition number: ASD-200305-1

    Application Period
    From March 13, 2020 to March 30, 2020

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: ASD-200305-1

    Valerie Mianscum
    Recruitment Officer
    Email: hr@cngov.ca
    Tel.: 819-673-2600

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  • Documentation Technician
    Ottawa
    Department:
    Government Support Services
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $40,294.00 – Max. $53,792.00)
    Core Functions

    Under the general direction of the Deputy Executive Director and the supervision of the Records and Information Management (RIM) Coordinator, the Documentation Technician is responsible for the set-up and maintenance of the Documentation Center and the management of electronic records.

    Characteristic functions

    Documentation Center Responsibilities
    • Assist in the creation of policies and the directives regarding the management of documents and archives.
    • Perform an inventory, organize and maintain paper-based and electronic records and documents.
    • Participate in the appraisal of documents and/or other items set for transfer and/or destruction.
    • Proactively examine and adapt conditions in the physical environment to reduce risk and preserve the integrity of records.
    • Assist in the intellectual treatment of documents and records (classification and indexing) and assist in the compliance of the access-to-information policy.
    • Track and control records circulation and retention schedule.
    • Coordinate the transfer and disposition of records to and from all departments/program areas and the records center/archive.
    • Acquire records and conduct research via Internet services.

    Record Responsibilities
    • Aid in the implementation and maintenance of the Information Management System (IMS).
    • Maintain electronic and manual records inventories for all GCC/CNG records (active, semi-active, inactive, and Archive).
    • Assist in directing, designing, developing, and recommending manual and/or automated records filing and retrieval.
    • Scan and archive all the documents on an ongoing basis using the Information Management System (IMS).

    Administrative Responsibilities
    • Provide support to the staff in general in the completion of their duties and responsibilities as related to RIM.
    • Respond to and resolve any inquiries and complaints as it pertains to record keeping and information management and/or archives.
    • Facilitate the use of the Documentation Center by preparing information aids and provide assistance to staff members and the general public in obtaining information held by the Documentation Center.
    • Perform other related tasks as requested by the Deputy Executive Director.

    Other Responsibilities
    • Maintain up-to-date knowledge and skills in area(s) of responsibility.
    • Perform other duties as required.

    Qualifications

    Education
    • Bachelor of Arts Degree including specialized courses in Library Science.

    Experience
    • Four to six years of relevant work experience.
    • Experience in archiving and/or information management.

    Language
    • Written knowledge of English.
    • Fluency in Cree and English.
    • Fluency in French is an asset.

    Knowledge and Abilities
    • Requires thorough knowledge of Archives and Records Management standards, guidelines, best practices and relevant legislation.
    • Requires thorough knowledge of relevant records and information management technology applications for records retention and retention guidelines.
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Good organizational skills and ability to coordinate multiple tasks and respect deadlines.
    • Ability to work well both independently and in a team environment.
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office.

    Additional Requirements
    • Typical office setting.
    • Ability to lift up to 10kg.

    The Cree Nation Government may, at its discretion, waive any or all of the aforementioned requirements if a suitable candidate who is a JBNQA beneficiary accepts to follow a training plan determined by the Cree Nation Government as a condition of employment.

    Application

    Your application must be sent by email or fax with the competition number: ECN-200304-1

    Application Period
    From March 13, 2020 to March 30, 2020

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: ECN-200304-1

    Valerie Mianscum
    Recruitment Officer
    Email: hr@cngov.ca
    Tel.: 819-673-2600

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  • Records and Information Management Coordinator
    Department:
    Government Support Services
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $57,754.00 – Max. $77,102.00)
    Core Functions

    The Coordinator of Records and Information Management (CRIM) is responsible for supervising and coordinating the records information management (RIM) of the Cree Nation Government archives in collaboration with the IT Coordinator. The CRIM coordinates information service activities with other internal divisions, departments and outside agencies and provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Cree Nation Government.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities
    • Accountable for the implementation of the RIM plan to all respective units of the organization.
    • Responsible to co-define the information architecture and all its respective components.
    • Collaborates with external consultant to define the governance process of the RIM in relation to the respective units of the Cree Nation Government regarding documentation.
    • Responsible for disseminating RIM policies and procedures to staff and ensuring compliance at governmental, legal, and accounting levels.
    • Ensure the alignment of RIM objectives with those of the organization.
    • Develop and implement programming standards and operating procedures.
    • Serve as a liaison for the Records and Management Information with other departments.
    • Work with key employees to correct deficiencies in accordance to RIM.

    Administrative Responsibilities
    • Manage and plan activities related to archiving and preservation of documents including the preservation, maintenance and destruction of documents, and coordinating without storage providers.
    • Provide administrative and general support to staff in the completion of their duties and responsibilities.
    • Compose and review a variety of correspondence, reports and documents as assigned.
    • Respond to and resolve any inquiries and complaints as it pertains to record keeping and information management and/or archives.

    Managerial Responsibilities
    • Assume management responsibility for all services and activities of RIM upon effective implementation.
    • Prepare work plans and time estimates for projects and proposed systems.
    • Work with key employees (Administrative Assistants, Clerks) to correct deficiencies in
    accordance to RIM.
    • Plan, coordinate and review the work of assigned staff.
    • Monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of RIM.

    Other Responsibilities
    • Maintain up-to-date knowledge and skills in area(s) of responsibility.
    • Perform other duties as required.

    Qualifications

    Education
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Archive Studies, Library Sciences, Information Management, Records Management, Data Management, or any other degree deemed relevant to those identified above. CRM certification would be an asset.
    • Knowledge of records management systems (SharePoint, Laserfiche, etc.) would be an asset.

    Experience
    • Three to five years of relevant work experience.

    Language
    • Written knowledge of English
    • Fluency in English
    • Fluency in verbal Cree an asset

    Knowledge and Abilities
    • Good knowledge of operational characteristics, services, development and production of information management services.
    • Experience with Laserfiche ECM and MS SQL server/database.
    • Good judgment, analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Good management and supervisory skills.
    • Ability to work well both independently and in a team environment.
    • Proven ability to communicate effectively.
    • Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Good organizational skill and the ability to coordinate multiple tasks and respect deadlines.

    Additional Requirements
    • Typical office setting where there are no unusual physical demands.

    The Cree Nation Government may, at its discretion, waive any or all of the aforementioned requirements if a suitable candidate who is a JBNQA beneficiary accepts to follow a training plan determined by the Cree Nation Government as a condition of employment.

    Application

    Your application must be sent by email or fax with the competition number: ECN-200303-4

    Application Period
    From March 13, 2020 to March 30, 2020

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: ECN-200303-4

    Valerie Mianscum
    Recruitment Officer
    Email: hr@cngov.ca
    Tel.: 819-673-2600

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  • Coordinator of Joint Working Group
    Eeyou Istchee Baie-James
    Department:
    Forestry
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $65,117.00 – Max. $86,932.00)
    Core Functions

    The Coordinator of Joint Working Group (JWG) is responsible for the implementation of the Adapted Forestry Regime as described in Chapter 3 of the Quebec New Relationship Agreement (NRA), particularly
    in relation to the coordination of the activities of the Cree local forestry Joint Working Groups (JWGs).

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities
    • Coordinate the work of the local JWGs to ensure that the Adapted Forestry Regime is applied in a consistent manner among each Cree community.
    • Ensure necessary support to JWGs in executing their mandate, as defined in the NRA.
    • Ensure close follow-up and guidance for the JWGs on problematical operational issues related to forestry planning consultations or subsequent harvesting operations.
    • Act as a mediator/problem solver when conflicts arise on how forestry operations should be conducted in the territory and if necessary, trigger the Regime’s formal conciliation process.
    • Collaborate with the Ministry of Forests, Fauna and Parks to ensure a common understanding for operational procedures as they relate to the JWGs mandate and the overall implementation of forestry in Eeyou Istchee territory.
    • Report regularly to the Director, Cree Quebec Forestry Board and the Cree Nation Government on the progress of implementing the Adapted Forestry Regime, ensuring that the parties are informed of any problems or concerns that may arise with the day-to-day implementation of Chapter 3.
    • Collaborate to promote the development of Cree economic opportunities within the forest industry.
    • Develop an ongoing program to ensure that the JWGs have the necessary training and technical capacity to fulfill their mandates.
    • Assist in the development of a forestry information management system for the JWGs.
    • Develop and implement with the JWGs a monitoring protocol appropriate for the Adapted Forestry Regime.

    Other Responsibilities
    • Maintain up-to-date knowledge and skills in area(s) of responsibility.
    • Perform other duties as required.

    Qualifications

    Education
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Forest Engineering, Forestry Management or related field with a professional accreditation in Forestry Engineering.
    • Member of the Ordre des Ingénieurs Forestiers du Québec.

    Experience
    • Five to eight years of relevant work experience.

    Language
    • Fluency in verbal Cree.
    • Fluency in English.
    • Fluency in French is an asset.

    Knowledge and Abilities
    • Customer-focused and service-oriented.
    • Proven success in maintaining strong communications, including the ability to facilitate effectively.
    • Proven ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality.
    • High attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Strong organizational skills and the ability to coordinate multiple projects.
    • Proven ability to demonstrate strong judgment in complex situations.
    • Proven ability to problem-solve, to think strategically, and to take initiative.
    • Demonstrated ability to work under significant pressure and to adapt to a changing environment.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products.

    Additional Requirements
    • Willingness to work in an office setting where there are no unusual physical demands.
    • Willingness to travel occasionally.
    • Must hold a valid driver’s licence.

    The Cree Nation Government may, at its discretion, waive any or all of the aforementioned requirements if a suitable candidate who is a JBNQA beneficiary accepts to follow a training plan determined by the Cree Nation Government as a condition of employment.

    Application

    Your application must be sent by email or fax with the competition number: FD-200303-1

    Application Period
    From March 13, 2020 to March 30, 2020

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: FD-200303-1

    Valerie Mianscum
    Recruitment Officer
    Email: hr@cngov.ca
    Tel.: 819-673-2600

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  • Mining Engineer
    Montréal
    Department:
    Environment and Remedial Works
    Status:
    1 Year Contract
    Salary:
    (Min. 75,364.00 – Max. $113,046.00)
    Core Functions

    The Mining Engineer is responsible for planning and directing the various engineering aspects of extracting minerals from the earth. The incumbent is also responsible for addressing environmental concerns and ensuring that environmental regulations and standards are respected.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities
    • Applied knowledge of mining engineering to solve problems concerning the environment in the Eeyou Istchee territory.
    • Help plan ways of restoring the land around mine sites so that they can be used for other purposes.
    • Oversee various mining projects by effectively coordinating the team activities such as planning the work, assembling project team, assigning individual responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed, developing schedules to ensure timely completion of project and monitoring progress against plan.
    • Consult with engineers and environmentalists regarding the preservation of bodies of water around mining sites.
    • Analyze submissions and tenders and participate in the selection of external consultants and/or projects.
    • Analyze, monitor and report on mining projects as conducted by external companies.
    • Review and comment on all new legislation relating to mining and its impact on the environment.
    • Provide assistance in interpreting environmental impact statements.
    • Keep informed of new, environmentally friendlier, methods and techniques of extracting minerals from the earth.

    Interaction/Communication Responsibilities
    • Collaborate with local communities and regional entities in providing them with any research or information in relation to current and future mining projects.
    • Communicate with key stakeholders to keep them informed on the status of current and future projects as well as new mining regulations, standards and issues.
    • Participate in various environmental committees.

    Administrative Responsibilities
    • Oversee the maintenance and updating of mining information/data input into the mining research system.

    Other Responsibilities
    • Maintain up-to-date knowledge and skills in area(s) of responsibility.
    • Perform other duties as required.

    Qualifications
    Education and Certification
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Mining Engineering or related field.
    • Member of the Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec.
    Experience
    • Three to five years of relevant work experience.
    • Experience in Project Management.
    Languages
    • Fluency in English.
    • Fluency in French.
    • Fluency in Cree is an asset.
    Knowledge and Abilities
    • Proven ability to communicate effectively.
    • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Strong organizational skills and the ability to coordinate multiple projects.
    • Strong judgment and proven ability to problem-solve.
    • Demonstrated ability to take initiative.
    • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and to adapt to a changing environment.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products.
    Additional Requirements
    • Willingness to work in an office setting where there are no unusual physical demands.
    • Must hold a valid driver’s licence.
    • Willingness to travel occasionally.
    The Cree Nation Government may, at its discretion, waive any or all of the aforementioned requirements if a suitable candidate who is a JBNQA beneficiary accepts to follow a training plan determined by the Cree Nation Government as a condition of employment.

    Application

    Your application must be sent by email or fax with the competition number: ERWD-200107-1

    Application Period
    From January 17, 2020 to February 3, 2020

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: ERWD-200107-1

    Valerie Mianscum
    Recruitment Officer
    Email: hr@cngov.ca
    Tel.: 819-673-2600

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Apatisiiwin Skills Development Job Bulletin

Looking for job opportunities outside the Cree Nation Government? The Apatisiiwin Skills Development Department also posts job opportunities available across Eeyou Istchee.