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  • CRPQ and Archives Technician
    Chisasibi, Baie-James
    Department:
    Eeyou Eenou Police Force
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $45,431.00 – Max. $60,650.00)
    Core Functions

    The CRPQ and Archives Technician is responsible for administering the information system of the Eeyou Eenou Police Force (EEPF). More specifically, the incumbent is responsible for ensuring the integrity and traceability of the documents, in accordance with the legislative frameworks in place. Moreover, the CRPQ and Archives Technician participates in implementing information management systems and oversees the maintenance of documents and archive management.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities
    • Train and advise system users and/or Officers on the proceedings.
    • Train and advise system users and/or Officers on the Centre de renseignements policiers du Québec Databases and on the BeeOn software.
    • Punctually support users by going on the spot and declassifying and photocopying files that have to be transmitted according to the Loi sur l’accès aux documents des organismes publics et sur la protection des renseignements personnels or for a communication of personal data to other public organizations.
    • Realize quality controls and signal any flaw in the CRPQ security policies.
    • Review system usage when complaints of system abuse occur (ex. unauthorized searches) and escalate issues to the Controller as they are discovered.
    • Apply the policies and the directives regarding the management of documents and archives including Act B-1.2 respecting Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec.
    • Receive the files from detachments, check their content to ensure their integrity, classify the files, record the documents and temporarily stock the files.
    • Input data in the databases containing the active, semi-active and inactive data files, by entering the boxes’ numbers and by signalling the active or semi-active files that have to be lent and the inactive files that need to be stock.
    • Prepare file boxes based on the disposition lists by filtering the documents that should not be destroyed, removing the files concerning a “human death” and those identified as historical, and by collaborating to sampling of files according to the law in force.
    • Attend file destructions and verify that the legislative framework has been respected during the files’ destruction or their deposit.
    • Participate in the displacement of the semi-active and inactive files according to the calendar of preservation.
    • Answer the requests of information by the users.

    Administrative Responsibilities
    • Implement and maintain the management documents system.
    • Carry out integrated management solutions of documents and participate in the management of electronic documents including active, semi-active, inactive or closed files.
    • Propose, for every stage of the document’s life cycle, solutions regarding document classification and proceedings.
    • Maintain an up-to-date calendar for the conservation of the administrative documents and suggest modifications to the calendar of preservation and to the plan of classification.
    • Implement and communicate up-to-date document management policies and guidelines.
    • Review and adapt the classification plan of all files.

    Other Responsibilities
    • Maintain up-to-date knowledge and skills in area(s) of responsibility including keeping current on best practices in the management of documents, including norms, laws and techniques.
    • Perform other duties as required.

    Qualifications

    Education
    • College diploma in Administration.

    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
    • Good knowledge of the legislative framework, the norms and the techniques relative to documents and archives management.
    • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.
    • Customer-focused and service-oriented.
    • Proven ability to communicate effectively, including with those not in the same specialized field.
    • Proven ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality.
    • Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Proven organizational skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to adapt to a changing environment.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products.

    Additional Requirements
    • Typical office setting where there are no unusual physical demands.
    • Ability to lift 10 pounds.
    • 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: EEPF-210103-1

    Application Period
    From January 19, 2021 to February 3, 2021

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email or fax with the competition number: EEPF-210103-1
    Valerie Mianscum
    Recruitment Specialist
    Email: hr@cngov.ca
    Tel.: 819-673-2600

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  • Primary Youth Worker
    Nemaska
    Department:
    Justice and Correctional Services
    Status:
    Temporary
    Salary:
    (Min. $45,431.00 – Max. $60,650.00)
    Core Functions

    The Primary Youth Worker is responsible for working and intervening with the students referred to the Alternate Suspension Program and creating a structured environment to support them through their suspension period. The Primary Youth Worker also works directly with the referring schools, the students’ parent/guardian(s), and community partners in taking a collaborative approach to supporting the youth participants.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities
    • Ensure availability of the Alternative Suspension Program and ensure its proper functioning for the service site.
    • Hold individual and group interventions with secondary school students, run workshop sessions, support participants in their schoolwork, draft reports and assessments.
    • Provide general security in service sites and ensure smooth functioning of each day/activity.
    • Work closely with local organizations working with teens, especially in summer months.
    • Assist in developing effective prevention programs based on the participants’ needs.

    Interaction/Communication Responsibilities
    • Regularly communicate with participants’ parent(s)/guardians and school administrators regarding child’s progress or issues as the case may be.
    • Promote within communities the value of Alternative Suspension Program and intervention with high-risk youth by organizing activities during special community events.
    • Establish contact with schools, community entities and other organizations to promote and advertise programs model.

    Administrative Responsibilities
    • Keep files on youth referred to the Alternative Suspension Program and document outcomes.
    • Provide quarterly reports to the Coordinator on activities and programs delivered.
    • Maintain and populate regularly the program database.

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

    Qualifications

    Education
    • College diploma in Social Work, Criminology, Education or related field.

    Experience
    • Three to five years of relevant work experience.
    • Experience working with at-risk youth populations.

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

    Knowledge and Abilities
    • Good knowledge and understanding of Cree culture, customs and history.
    • Customer-focused and service-oriented.
    • Good empathy and listening skills.
    • Proven ability to communicate effectively.
    • Proven ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality.
    • Proven organizational skills and presentation skills.
    • Strong judgment and proven ability to problem-solve.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products.

    Additional Requirements
    • Typical office setting where there are no unusual physical demands.
    • Willingness to work irregular hours occasionally.
    • 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: JCSD-210108-2

    Application Period
    From January 15, 2021 to January 29, 2021

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: JCSD-210108-2
    Valerie Mianscum
    Recruitment Specialist
    Email: hr@cngov.ca
    Tel.: 819-673-2600

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  • Employment Counsellor
    Mistissini
    Department:
    Apatisiiwin Skills Development
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $45,431.00 – Max. $60,650.00)
    Core Functions

    The Employment Counsellor is responsible for providing employment counselling services to its community, in respect with ASD Policy to support Eeyou Istchee’s residents with their integration and retention to the Labour Market.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities
    • Provide individualized employment counselling services using the Client Service Delivery Model to assess their employability need and clarify their career goal.
    • Facilitate client’s integration to the Labour Market.
    • Promote and collaborate with local and regional resources to help clients reach their career goal and employment objectives.
    • Refer clients to employment or training opportunities.
    • Explain benefits, programs and services to potential recipients. Stay up-to date on information related to federal and provincial services.
    • Assist recipients and clients with the application process to apply to ASD programs and services.
    • Conduct, when requested, project monitoring and ensure compliance with ASD policies and procedures, in the respective community.
    • Stay informed on ASD Programs and Services.

    Interaction/Communication Responsibilities
    • Create and maintain a Job Postings Board in the office.
    • Promote local and regional employment opportunities via local media.
    • Co-facilitate workshops with the Senior Employment Counsellor on work search techniques such as resume writing and on employment counselling, in their respective community.
    • Promote and facilitate employment opportunities in the community by developing and maintaining a referral network and providing information to local and regional partners (Cree School Board, Health Board, local employers, etc.).
    • Be the liaison to the Employment Integration Counsellor with the community.
    • Maintain a collaborative approach with ASD team.
    • Participate in the development of regional and local Career Fairs and other promotional events.
    • Set up information booths at local assemblies, promoting ASD programs and services and training opportunities.
    • Visit, on an ongoing basis, local schools, Band Council, Youth Council and other entities to promote awareness of ASD’s programs and services.
    • Participate in local Committees related to employment and training.

    Administrative Responsibilities
    • Support clients and sponsors to complete the documentation to apply in a program.
    • Keep individual client’s files up to date. Collect all relevant information on client’s professional and educational background.
    • Input and maintain data on employment and training in the Cree Nation Government Information system, on a daily basis.
    • Update Client Database Files with each intervention, to review and adjust the Client Action Plan, and ensure that the clients stay up to date.
    • Communicate to clients a wide range of labour market information.
    • Enter all services provided in the Client Database.
    • Participate in the Labour Market Survey by collecting information and keeping the information updated in the database.

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

    Qualifications

    Education
    • University certificate in Career Development/Employment Counselling or related field.

    Experience
    • One to three years of relevant 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: ASD-210105-2

    Application Period
    From January 15, 2021 to January 29, 2021

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: ASD-210105-2
    Valerie Mianscum
    Recruitment Specialist
    Email: hr@cngov.ca
    Tel.: 819-673-2600

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  • Regional Special Needs Advisor
    Department:
    Child and Family Services
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $51,223.00 – Max. $68,383.00)
    Core Functions

    The Regional Special Needs Advisor is responsible for providing professional support and advice to the Childcare and Special Needs Educators working with special needs children in the Cree communities.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities
    • Keep up-to-date case files on each special needs child receiving services through the Childcare operations including diagnosis, intervention plans, designated resource professionals and other relevant information.
    • Assist in finding and/or developing learning activities specific to each special needs child with the Educators.
    • Assist Special Needs Educators and parents in detecting children with special needs using screening procedures.
    • Provide continued assistance and support to Special Needs Educators and parents by ensuring regular visits and weekly telephone communications.
    • Request and obtain intervention in cases from Cree Health Board professionals including diagnostic reports and intervention plans for children with special needs, in collaboration with the Directors of Childcare Centres.
    • Provide support for children’s and families’ during the process of referral to local and regional health and educational professionals and services.
    • Ensure confidentiality of information collected and oversee the sharing of information as per established protocols.
    • Participate in all appropriate training sessions and meetings as budgets permit.

    Interaction/Communication Responsibilities
    • Participate in developing and facilitating community prevention/promotion programs and campaigns on issues such as fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, addictions, smoking, etc.
    • Encourage networking and communications with other resources involved with the child, such as the Clinic, Head Start Educator and Teachers in order to harmonize intervention approaches regarding the child.
    • Organize training programs and regular conference calls for Special Needs Educators.

    Administrative Responsibilities
    • Coordinate the purchase of specialized equipment on behalf of Childcare Centres.
    • Support the Special Needs Educators in maintaining professional children’s files, with particular attention to Ministry forms and reports required to obtain grants for children with disabilities.

    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 Special Needs Education or related field.

    Experience
    • Three to five years of relevant work experience.

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

    Knowledge and Abilities
    • Good understanding of child growth and development and of age-appropriate activity programming.
    • Customer-focused and service-oriented.
    • Proven ability to communicate effectively.
    • Proven ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality.
    • Demonstrated 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 with no unusual physical demands.
    • Willingness to work irregular hours.
    • Willingness to travel extensively.
    • 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: CFS

    Application Period
    From January 15, 2021 to January 29, 2021
    Application
    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: CFS-210101-1
    Valerie Mianscum
    Recruitment Specialist
    Email: hr@cngov.ca
    Tel.: 819-673-2600
  • Coordinator of Finance
    Nemaska
    Department:
    Apatisiiwin Skills Development
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $57,254.00 – Max. $77,102.00)
    Core Functions

    The Coordinator of Finance 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.
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    • Ensure compliance with funding programs by maintaining the database and well-referenced files according to the agreement requirements.
    • Assist and cooperate with the Finance department on the 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-210101-1

    Application Period
    From January 15, 2021 to January 29, 2021

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: ASD-210101-1
    Valerie Mianscum
    Recruitment Specialist
    Email: hr@cngov.ca
    Tel.: 819-673-2600

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  • Data Technician
    Mistissini
    Department:
    Commerce and Industry
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $40,294.00 – Max. $53,792.00)
    Core Functions

    The Data Technician is responsible to provide administrative support and assistance for the services provided by the Department of Commerce and Industry (DCI), such as the beneficiary registry services, the business directory, as well as other programs and funds. The incumbent is also responsible to organize, oversee and manage external communications for the Department of Commerce and Industry.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities
    • Update and maintain the information in databases such as the Business Directory, Cree JBNQA Beneficiary Registration System and Project Management.
    • Assist the department with general inquiries regarding funding objectives, criteria and other related information.
    • Assist in releasing information to attract public attention for all aspects of the Department.
    • Enter information in departmental databases for all files related to the business and ensure they are properly classified.
    • Keep statistical data of members residing on and off communities.
    • Update all reinstatement files and verify missing information.

    Interaction/Communication Responsibilities
    • Collaborate with the Communications team on the oversight of content on websites and social media platforms related to the GCC(EI)/Cree Nation Government.
    • Expand the promotional assets of the department with photos, pamphlets, posters, and success stories.
    • Advertise services, programs, and announcement, internally and externally, through publicity materials.
    • Promote and maintain the department via social media and the Cree Nation Government Website.
    • Maintain and update the demographic list of the Cree Beneficiary population working in collaboration with the Cree communities.
    • Contact different partners and information sources to compile information.
    • Provide assistance and training to local membership clerks and returning officers concerning status issues and elections by-laws and proceedings.
    • Document all external communications for the DCI.

    Administrative Responsibilities
    • In collaboration with the DCI staff, collect and assemble the annual report for the department.
    • Assist the DCI team in the preparation of various reports and documentation.
    • Draft, review or revise documentation or correspondence.
    • Participation in the elaboration and improvement of ongoing projects.
    Other Responsibilities
    • Maintain up-to-date knowledge and skills in area(s) of responsibility.
    • Perform other duties as required.
    Qualifications
    Education
    • College Diploma in Office Management, Business Administration 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 writing skills and interpersonal skills.
    • 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.
    • 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: DCI-201201-2

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: DCI-201201-2
    Valerie Mianscum
    Recruitment Specialist
    Email: hr@cngov.ca
    Tel.: 819-673-2600

    PDF Download

  • Technical Support Specialist
    Rte du Nord, Nemiscau, QC J0M, Canada
    Department:
    Government Support Services
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $57,254.00 – Max. $77,102.00)
    Core Functions

    The Technical Support Specialist is responsible for leading, developing, mentoring and auditing the quality control for the Technical Support Team. The incumbent is also responsible for participating in IT projects and higher-level user support. This is a hands-on position.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities:
    • Lead and mentor the IT Technical Team.
    • Communicate and adhere to new procedures, policies and goals.
    • Monitor queues and assist with daily goals and conduct quality control to reduce errors to improve procedures.
    • Establish, recommend and implement policies to ensure quality, timely and efficient design of customer-oriented services.
    • Handle escalated issues from users.
    • Provide technical user-support.
    • Oversee ticket system operation and maintenance.
    • Implement, maintain and oversee technical support tools, such as the ticketing and monitoring tool, remote access software and security password managers.

    Managerial Responsibilities
    • Supervise and lead direct reports.
    • Assist with the 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 the team are establishing objectives that are in alignment with departmental objectives, in collaboration with the Senior Manager of IT.
    • 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 Computer Science, Information systems or related field.

    Experience
    • Five to eight years or relevant work experience.
    • Experience in a leadership and or coaching role.

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

    Additional Requirements
    • Typical office setting where there are no unusual physical demands.
    • Willingness to work irregular hours.
    • 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: IT-201109-1

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email or fax with the competition number: IT-201109-1
    Sabrina Shahidi
    Training and Development Specialist
    Email: hr@cngov.ca
    Tel.: 514-861-5837
    Fax: 514-861-0760

Apatisiiwin Skills Development Job Bulletin

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