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  • Program Development Officer
    Chisasibi, Eeyou Istchee
    Department:
    Apatisiiwin Skills Development
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    $52,654.00 - $70,294.00
    Core Functions

    The Program Development Officer is responsible for implementing, administering and monitoring the various ASD programs, in all aspects of the ASD Policy, in Eeyou Istchee territory. Morever, the incumbent manages program budgets, ensures adequate promotion and provides assistance and information to participants.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities:

    • In collaboration with the Manager of Programs, manage program budgets, related to a geographic territory, a type of clientele or an economic sector of activity.
    • Analyse the labour market and prepare a strategic plan to implement projects related to the programs.
    • Collaborate with ASD’s Communication Advisor to design a promotion campaign based on the strategic implementation plan.
    • Lead the promotion campaign and be a spokesperson for ASD through social media and participating in events such as the Regional Career Fair, conferences, and capacity building opportunities on a community and regional level.
    • Assist potential recipients with project proposal submissions, guidelines and procedures by providing them with advice and information on processing and deadlines.
    • Receive and analyze proposals submitted under the program to ensure their eligibility with the ASD Policy.
    • Evaluate proposals form a risk-management perspective and provide expertise to ASD management before the recommendation process is initiated.
    • Recommend projects to the technical group and the Apatisiiwin Skills Development and Advisory Committee (ASDAC).
    • Prepare contract funding agreement to be signed with recipients.
    • Meet with recipients for the signature of funding agreements to explain legal obligations and the Program Officer’s role of monitoring and support.
    • Coordinate with the Employment Counsellor for the evaluation of clients for referral.
    • Approve the referral of clients made by the Employment Counsellor.
    • Prepare a comprehensive schedule for on-site project monitoring visits.
    • Perform on-site project visits to ensure compliance with ASD Policy by monitoring the progress of activities towards the attainment of the objective, performing on-site financial verifications and interviewing participants to monitor the training they receive.
    • In collaboration with the Financial Program Technician, verify payment requests received from recipients.
    • Authorize disbursement of funds in accordance with contract agreement.
    • Finalize projects and complete activity and financial reports.
    • Input and maintain data in the Cree Nation Government Information System.

    Interaction/Communication Responsibilities:

    • Communicate with recipients to obtain, progress reports, claims and update them on their file.
    • Present projects to the Technical Group and ASDAC meetings.
    • Collaborate with local and regional partners to improve the employability.
    • Provide information on the Cree Labour Market to the local and regional employers.
    • Participate in career fairs, local general assemblies and any relevant events to promote and facilitate the understanding of ASD programs and services.
    • Collaborate with the Employment Counsellor to complete participant post-training results reports.

    Reporting Responsibilities:

    • Produce quarterly activity reports on program outcomes.
    • Finalize projects and complete activity and financial reports.

    Other Responsibilities:

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

    Education:

    • College diploma in Business Administration or related field.

    Experience:

    • Three to five 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 ability to communicate effectively.
    • Proven ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality.
    • 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:

    • 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: Req #73

    Apply through the Cree Nation Government Career Portal 

  • Multimedia Production Officer
    Department:
    Justice and Correctional Services
    Status:
    Contract until March 31, 2022
    Core Functions

    The Multimedia Production Officer is responsible for working with internal and external stakeholders of the Department of Justice and Correctional Services (DOJCS) of the cree Nation Government, in order to support the creation of media content. The incumbent is responsible for the planning, producing, and reviewing of media content in order to increase public awareness about department services.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities: 

    • In collaboration with the Media and Communications Specialist, provide professional media support for the production of all audio and video content of the department. 
    • Participate in the pre-production, production, and post-production of video content for the department. 
    • Collaborate in the development of a production schedule for video and audio content that is to be produced for the department. 
    • Create and regularly update equipment inventory to meet the needs of all current and future production. 
    • Maintain the efficiency and effectiveness of all equipment used in production. 
    • Edit and review video and audio content for social media, website, and podcast channel. 
    • Offer media solutions to department staff in promoting department services and programs. 
    • Stay up to date with the latest production best practices and technologies. 
    • Offer insight into new and innovative ways of producing content. 

    Interaction/Responsibilities: 

    • Work closely with the Media and Communications Specialist and the Cree Nation Government communications team. 
    • Assist in developing informative and relevant content for various social media platforms  
    • in line with the social media strategy. 
    • Collaborate on and adapt content for the website and social media that is in line with the communications need of the department. 
    • Create and develop videos to build awareness and educate the public on the department’s services, programs and issues. 
    • Identify and cover events from all departments throughout the year (eg. conferences, programs, etc.) in order to produce content. 
    • Work with designers and video producers to ensure content is informative and appealing. 

    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 Communications, Graphic/Web Design or a related field.

    Experience:

    • Three to five years of relevant work experience in Social Media communications.

    Language: 

    • Fluency in English and French.
    • Verbal Fluency of Cree is a strong asset.

    Knowledge and Abilities: 

    • Writing skills with excellent editing, proofreading, and research skills.
    • Knowledge of content management and basic site administration.
    • Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Ability to work independently on multiple projects with strict deadlines.
    • Knowledge of video production principles.
    • Knowledge of audio editing software, Adobe Audition, Logic, Protools.
    • Proficiency with non-linear editing software (Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Premiere Pro, Davinci Resolve).

    Additional Requirements: 

    • Typical office setting where there are no unusual physical demands.
    • Willingness to travel regularly.
    • Must 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: Req #69

    Apply for this position through the Cree Nation Government Career Portal 

  • Community Reintegration Officer
    Department:
    Justice and Correctional Services
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    $52,654.00 - $70,294.00
    Core Functions

    The Community Reintegration Officer is responsible for assisting community reintegration efforts by monitoring and supporting the services offered to Cree offenders. The incumbent works in close collaboration with probation officers, communities, community justice panels/committees, corrections personnel, police, social service and health care professionals, and a variety of other individuals and agencies.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities:

    • Meet with client in custody/detention to provide information regarding available services, help complete intake forms, and prepare correctional release plan.
    • Work with the Psychologist to obtain or receive written report of psychological assessment or case plan of clientele.
    • Monitor and coordinate the progress of files/cases to ensure the timely completion of required outcomes and performance.
    • Attend all relevant court hearings, including probation hearings.
    • Provide programming insight to the Specialist in Detention Environment to ensure that the reintegration and rehabilitation process starts before release.
    • Contribute to the development of a strategic approach for the community, ensuring maximum impact of activities by actively participating in the design, planning and monitoring of activities and mechanisms.

    Interaction/Communication Responsibilities:

    • Participate in the development and evolution of the community’s approach in rehabilitation and recovery issues, designing and supporting the implementation of policy and program changes in collaboration with community justice panels/committees and Community Justice Officers.
    • Provide advice to the community on issues related to the overall implementation of reintegration programs and coordinate with probation officers.
    • Act as a front-line resource for community and family members to ensure full reintegration of clients within the community.
    • Develop partnerships with health services and other support groups as well as employment agencies/community employers to support clients in their reintegration process.
    • Act as mediator and engage in conflict resolution.

    Administrative Responsibilities:

    • Prepare and maintain confidential client information including family and community assessment reports, monthly plan of care reports, case notes and discharge reports.
    • Populate and maintain up-to-date databases with client information and information regarding services provided.

    Reporting Responsibilities:

    • Provide quarterly reports to the Manager of Correctional Services on cases under management.
    • Report to the Manager any deficiencies or abuses in government services to or treatment of clients.
    • Participate in Gladue report writing training.

    Other Responsibilities:

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

    Education

    • College diploma in Criminology, Psychology, Sociology or related field.

    Experience

    • One to three years of relevant work experience.

    Language:

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

    Knowledge and Abilities:

    • Knowledge of justice, reintegration and rehabilitation programs.
    • Good knowledge and understanding of Cree culture, customs and history.
    • Good empathy and listening skills.
    • Customer-focused and service-oriented.
    • Proven ability to communicate effectively.
    • Proven ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality.
    • Proven organizational and report writing skills.
    • Strong judgment and proven ability to problem-solve.
    • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and to adapt to a changing environment.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products.

    Additional Requirements:

    • Typical office setting where there are no unusual physical demands.
    • Willingness to travel occasionally.
    • Must be able to pass provincial and federal security screening.

    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: Req #45

    Apply through the Cree Nation Government Career Portal

  • Maintenance Worker
    Whapmagoostui
    Department:
    Capital Works and Services
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    $24.51 - $32.72
    Core Functions

    The Maintenance Worker is responsible for the general maintenance of the Cree Nation Government’s premises and equipment located in the Cree communities.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities:

    • Maintain all Cree Nation Government’s buildings and housing units in adequate and expected conditions.
    • Install, repair and maintain all mechanical equipment, structural components and building fixtures (such as but not limited to windows, frames, doors, etc.).
    • Maintain Cree Nation Government’s grounds (e.g. lawn mowing, snow removal and any other applicable tasks).
    • Inspect housing units and report the results for maintenance purposes.
    • Maintain an inventory of supplies and stock.
    • Move furniture and equipment.
    • Complete the weekly activity log sheet.
    • Ensure that the maintenance of Cree Nation Government’s vehicles is done annually.
    • Complete record of Cree Nation Government’s vehicles logbook (mileage, repairs, fuel and others).
    • Work closely with the Operations and Maintenance Technician and ensure that maintenance requests from clients are answered.
    • Respond to emergency maintenance.

    Other Responsibilities:

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

    Education:

    • High School Diploma.
    • Vocational training in Northern Building Maintenance.

    Experience:

    • One to three years of relevant work experience

    Language:

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

    Knowledge and Abilities:

    • Knowledge of general and preventative maintenance procedures aimed at handling both building and ground maintenance.
    • Proven ability to work for long hours in standing position.
    • Agility to perform physical tasks constantly.
    • Knowledge of occupational hazards safety rules.
    • Proven ability to communicate effectively.
    • Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Judgment and ability to problem-solve.
    • 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, work near moving mechanical parts, and uneven terrain of construction sites.
    • Willingness to undertake work that may require high physical effort.
    • 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: Req #40

    Apply through the Cree Nation Government Career Portal 

  • Financial Technician
    Montréal
    Department:
    Commerce and Industry
    Status:
    Contract until March 31, 2023
    Salary:
    $24.51 - $32.72
    Core Functions

    The Financial Program Technician is responsible for implementing, administering, and monitoring the financial activities of the various Commerce and Industry programs and projects, and providing assistance and information to recipients and to the Finance Department. In collaboration with the Manager of Development Initiatives, the incumbent is also responsible for following up on procedures in order to ensure compliance with the Funding Programs under DCI.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities:

    • Monitor the financial activities of all Commerce and Industry funded projects.
    • Assess financial progress reports and claims from recipients.
    • Assist in verifying contracts, prepare payments for disbursement of funds towards the projects and ensuring that processed claims are in compliance with Funding Agreements.
    • Assist in coordinating and implementing established financial and administrative procedures.
    • Assist Finance Department as required in respect to financial monitoring and reporting. 

    Administrative Responsibilities:

    • Input and maintain data in the Cree Nation Government Information System on a daily basis.
    • Assist in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and program financial reports.
    • 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 provide monthly financial statistical reports related to funding programs to the Director of Commerce and Industry.

    Other Responsibilities:

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

    Education

    • College diploma in Accounting or related field.

    Experience

    • One to three 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 ability to communicate effectively.
    • Proven ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality.
    • 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:

    • Typical office setting where there are no unusual physical demands.
    • 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: Req #51

    Apply through the Cree Nation Government Career Portal 

  • Analyst
    Montréal
    Department:
    Commerce and Industry
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    $59,368.00 - $79,256.00
    Core Functions

    The Commerce and Industry Analyst is responsible for ensuring that programs, funds and projects, data management, information on programs and community statistics are properly implemented, maintained and accessible. Moreover, the Commerce and Industry Analyst is actively involved in the conception and development of programs to ensure data-driven decisions are made as the department fulfills its obligations.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities:

    • Oversee the conception, development, implementation and operation of the department’s files related to information and data management.
    • Plan, implement, and provide technical support in all aspects of economic development initiatives, programs and projects to ensure proper monitoring, reporting and control.
    • Ensure coordination and collaboration of available external databases, information sources and other such data so that it remains accessible for the concerned department staff, clients and partners.
    • Develop and maintain various databases such as funding resources available for clients as well as other databases required for the operation of the department.
    • With the support of Department Managers, prepare funding proposals to support community economic development.
    • Provide technical support for clients by reviewing project proposals.
    • Identify community training and development requirements to take advantage of economic development opportunities.
    • By analyzing data, identify gaps and opportunities in the local and regional economy. 

    Interaction/Communication Responsibilities:

    • In collaboration with the Manager of Natural Resources and Sectoral Development, consult with industrial partners to collect economic data.
    • In collaboration with the Manager of Programs, gather data on funding program applications.
    • Contribute to departmental newsletters and external communications.

    Administrative Responsibilities:

    • Prepare and develop recommendations for programs, sectoral activities and other department initiatives to ensure decisions and orientations are based on the economic realities locally and regionally.
    • In collaboration with the Sectoral development team, participate in the maintenance of the Cree Business Registry.
    • Oversee the data collection of the business registry.

    Reporting Responsibilities:

    • Ensure that the Business Registry is maintained and updated in order to provide prompt quarterly reporting to the Manager of Natural Resources and Sectoral Development.
    • Verify missing information in the Business Registry on a monthly basis.
    • Assist and cooperate with the Finance department on internal audit of funding programs.
    • Prepare and provide monthly financial statistical reports related to funding programs.
    • Prepare quarterly and annual reports on economic trends within Eeyou Istchee.
    • Under the supervision of the Director and department Managers, contribute to quarterly and annual reports.

    Other Responsibilities:

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

    Education:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Business, Public Administration, Law or related field.

    Experience:

    • Three to five years of relevant work experience.
    • Experience in project management.

    Language:

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

    Knowledge and Abilities:

    • Strong knowledge of economic development and business administration.
    • Customer-focused and service-oriented.
    • Proven ability to communicate effectively.
    • Proven ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality.
    • 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:

    • Typical office setting where there are no unusual physical demands.
    • 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: Req #86

    Apply on the Cree Nation Government Career Portal

  • Wildlife Technician
    Mistissini
    Department:
    Environment and Remedial Works
    Status:
    Pemranent
    Salary:
    $27.63 - $36.89
    Core Functions

    The Wildlife Technician is responsible for assisting and providing support to the implementation of the Hunting, Fishing and Trapping Regime as per Section 24 of the James Bay Northern Quebec Agreement and for addressing various wildlife matters in the James Bay Territory, with the ultimate objective of ensuring the health of wildlife populations and respect of Cree rights and interests. More specifically, the incumbent is responsible for providing assistance with project research and all data collection monitoring and analysis related activities required for the preservation of wildlife populations and habitats in Eeyou Istchee territory.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities:

    • Collect and monitor wildlife and habitat information.
    • Conduct and participate in wildlife surveys or research projects in collaboration with communities, Cree Trapper’s Association (CTA), other governmental and non-governmental organizations.
    • Conduct necessary field work to document wildlife issues resulting from impacts of development projects.
    • Participate in the management of Cree harvesting information.
    • Conduct the necessary geographical information mapping and analysis work to monitor wildlife and its habitats.
    • Participate in developing and conducting wildlife awareness and education programs.
    • Provide advice and support to other Cree Nation Government staff involved in wildlife matters.
    • Assist in conducting scientific reviews on various wildlife subjects as required and assess wildlife population levels based on the best information available.
    • Assist the Wildlife staff in the planning of goals, the actions to be taken, and the execution of the work required to address wildlife matters 

    Interaction/Communication Responsibilities:

    • Provide assistance to the CTA, Cree local governments and agencies in the conduct of wildlife assessment projects, surveys design, etc.

    Administrative Responsibilities:

    • Compile and maintain wildlife information and databases.

    Reporting Responsibilities:

    • Assist in writing reports as required. 

    Other Responsibilities:

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

    Education

    • College Diploma in Wildlife Conservation or related studies.

    Experience

    • One to three years of relevant work experience.

    Language:

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

    Knowledge and Abilities:

    • Knowledge of geographical information mapping.
    • Customer-focused and service-oriented.
    • Proven ability to communicate effectively.
    • Proven ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality.
    • Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Proven organizational skills.
    • Strong judgment and proven ability to problem-solve.
    • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and to adapt to changing environment.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products.

    Additional Requirements:

    • Work may require exposure to changing weather.
    • Work may require frequent low to moderate physical effort.
    • Willingness to travel frequently.
    • Must hold a valid driver’s license.

    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: Req #70

    Apply on the Cree Nation Government Career Portal 

  • Special Projects (Officer) Sturgeon
    Department:
    Environment and Remedial Works
    Status:
    Contract (End of March 31, 2023)
    Salary:
    $27.63- $36.89
    Core Functions

    The Special Project Officer is responsible for the implementation of projects under the Wildlife Unit of the Environment and Remedial Works department. The incumbent will ensure the coordination and creation of a Cree-led Lake Sturgeon management plan. The incumbent works closely with the Wildlife team on the implementation of special projects for the Wildlife Unit. The incumbent will also assist with other ongoing projects within the Wildlife Unit.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities

    • Oversee the implementation of a special project on Lake Sturgeon in collaboration with the Wildlife Administrator and Wildlife Biologist.
    • Develop and maintain excellent working relations with Cree communities and organizations, key stakeholders and external consultants, in order to facilitate the development and delivery of projects.
    • Work in partnership with funding partners to ensure contribution agreements are fulfilled.
    • Collaborate with various Cree Nation Government departments and Cree entities to access and implement applicable initiatives and projects.
    • Organize and facilitate project meetings as well as prepare agenda and minutes and assist in the drafting of reports and other documents.
    • Ensure project deliverables and activities are completed within allocated timeframes.
    • Work closely with the Wildlife team to ensure effective cooperation on projects and advancement of the wildlife files.
    • Participate in the drafting of new funding agreements and reports when required.

    Communication Responsibilities

    • Participate in various working groups and committees related to special projects.
    • Work closely with Cree and Algonquin communities to ensure the completion of the project’s mandate.
    • Liaise with industry stakeholders to identify concerns related to the project.
    • Liaise with various Cree Nation Government departments and Cree entities to access and implement applicable initiatives and projects.

    Reporting Responsibilities

    • Develop and track budget based on action plans and forecasted project costs.
    • Conduct follow-up assessments of all completed activities and evaluate project results.
    • Provide regular and accurate progress and final reports on approved projects and programs to the Wildlife Administrator.

    Other Responsibilities

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

    Education and Certification

    • College Diploma in Environmental Science, Wildlife Management, Environmental Studies, Anthropology, Geography, or related field. 

    Experience

    • One to three years of relevant work experience. 

    Languages

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

    Knowledge and Abilities:

    • Demonstrated ability to take initiative.
    • Proven organizational skills and ability to coordinate multiple projects.
    • Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Works well in a team environment.
    • Proven ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality.
    • Ability to problem-solve and to think strategically.
    • Proven success in maintaining strong communication, including the ability to facilitate effectively.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products. 

    Additional Requirements:

    • Willingness to work both in an office setting and outside.
    • 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: Req #67

    Apply to this job posting on the Cree Nation Government Job Portal 

  • Multimedia Production Officer
    Eeyou Istchee
    Department:
    Justice and Correctional Services
    Status:
    Contractual
    Salary:
    $27.63 - $36.89
    Core Functions

    The Multimedia Production Officer is responsible for working with internal and external stakeholders of the Department of Justice and Correctional Services (DOJCS) of the Cree Nation Government, in order to support the creation of media content. The incumbent is responsible for the planning, producing, and reviewing of media content in order to increase public awareness about department services.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities: 

    • In collaboration with the Media and Communications Specialist, provide professional media support for the production of all audio and video content of the department. 
    • Participate in the pre-production, production, and post-production of video content for the department. 
    • Collaborate in the development of a production schedule for video and audio content that is to be produced for the department. 
    • Create and regularly update equipment inventory to meet the needs of all current and future production. 
    • Maintain the efficiency and effectiveness of all equipment used in production. 
    • Edit and review video and audio content for social media, website, and podcast channel. 
    • Offer media solutions to department staff in promoting department services and programs. 
    • Stay up to date with the latest production best practices and technologies. 
    • Offer insight into new and innovative ways of producing content. 

    Interaction/Responsibilities: 

    • Work closely with the Media and Communications Specialist and the Cree Nation Government communications team. 
    • Assist in developing informative and relevant content for various social media platforms  
    • in line with the social media strategy. 
    • Collaborate on and adapt content for the website and social media that is in line with the communications need of the department. 
    • Create and develop videos to build awareness and educate the public on the department’s services, programs and issues. 
    • Identify and cover events from all departments throughout the year (eg. conferences, programs, etc.) in order to produce content. 
    • Work with designers and video producers to ensure content is informative and appealing. 

    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 Communications, Graphic/Web Design or a related field.

    Experience:

    • Three to five years of relevant work experience in Social Media communications.

    Language: 

    • Fluency in English and French.
    • Verbal Fluency of Cree is a strong asset.

    Knowledge and Abilities:

    • Writing skills with excellent editing, proofreading, and research skills.
    • Knowledge of content management and basic site administration.
    • Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Ability to work independently on multiple projects with strict deadlines.
    • Knowledge of video production principles.
    • Knowledge of audio editing software, Adobe Audition, Logic, Protools.
    • Proficiency with non-linear editing software (Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Premiere Pro, Davinci Resolve).

    Additional Requirements: 

    • Typical office setting where there are no unusual physical demands.
    • Willingness to travel regularly.
    • Must undergo a background check.

    Application

    Your application must be sent by email or fax with the competition number: Req #69

    You can apply to this posting through the Cree Nation Government Career Portal 

  • Administrative Assistant
    Waswanipi
    Department:
    Eeyou Eenou Police Force
    Status:
    Permanent
    Core Functions

    The Administrative Assistant carries out various secretarial, clerical and general office administration duties to the Lieutenant and the detachments.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities:

    • Screen and respond to incoming correspondence, inquiries and telephone calls received at the detachment.
    • Ensure the management and the follow-up of the agenda.
    • Provide support by preparing, drafting, editing and proofreading correspondence, presentations, brochures, publications, reports or related material.
    • Receive training for BeeOn Software and act as a reference and support for the use of the program to detachment staff.
    • Conduct research, perform data entry and transfer of data to the BeeON program in compliance with the Police Information Module (PIM) and Quebec Police Information Centre (CRPQ) systems to ensure reliable and useful data for the local and global management of EEPF.
    • In between leaving and arriving Officers, ensure that houses have been inspected and meet the required standards.
    • Assist in the preparation of reports and presentations to various committees or councils.
    • Take and prepare minutes for detachment meetings. Prepare and send activity reports to headquarters.
    • Coordinate various meetings or conference calls, including setting up appointments, preparing meeting notices, and making conference room reservations.
    • Assist with travel and accommodation arrangements.
    • Assist all Officers with administrative matters.

    Administrative Responsibilities:

    • Keep employee files up to date regarding requests for vacation, leaves, etc.

    Other Responsibilities:

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

    Education

    • High School Diploma with additional training program of at least one year in Secretarial studies or related field.

    Experience

    • One to three years of relevant work experience.

    Language:

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

    Knowledge and Abilities:

    • Customer-focused and service-oriented.
    • Proven ability to communicate effectively.
    • Proven ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality.
    • Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Proven organizational skills.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products.

    Additional Requirements:

    • Typical office setting where there are no unusual physical demands.
    • Must agree to undergo a background check

    Application

    Your application must be sent by email or fax.

    Apply to the job posting using the link below:

    https://can61e2.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/creenation/Posting/View/195 

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