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  • Maintenance Worker
    Mistissini
    Department:
    Capital Works and Services
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $40,294.00 – Max. $53,792.00)
    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: CWSD-210403-2

    Application Period

    From April 7, 2021 to April 23, 2021

    Application

    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: CWSD-210403-2

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

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  • Secretary
    Mistissini
    Department:
    Apatisiiwin Skills Development
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $35,737.00 – Max. $47,709.00)
    Core Functions

    The Secretary is responsible for the reception desk and the accomplishment of secretarial duties. 

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities 

    • Oversee the department’s incoming and outgoing correspondences by providing general information and/or relaying them to the appropriate employee and/or department (i.e. answering phone calls, in-person inquiries, emails, faxes and messages). 
    • Greet visitors and determine whether they should be given access to the department offices and/or specific individuals. 
    • Administer and coordinate various department-related activities such as setting up appointments, arranging travel schedules, making reservations, coordinating equipment and catering needs, preparing meeting notices, and recording the minutes of meetings. 
    • Maintain office addresses and contact lists. 
    • Order office supplies and promotional materials for ASD offices. 
    • Assist in processing travel claims, typing and formatting documents, entering data and filing. 
    • Ensure that public areas are accessible at regular office hours and are secure after office hours. 
    • Ensure that public areas are properly maintained. 

     

    Other Responsibilities 

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

     Education 

    • • High School Diploma. 

    Experience 

    • One year or less 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.
    • Ability to communicate effectively.
    • Ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality.
    • Attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Organizational skills.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products.

    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-210401-1

    Application Period

    From April 7, 2021 to April 23, 2021

    Application

    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: ASD-210401-1

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

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  • Land Use Analyst
    Department:
    Environment and Remedial Works
    Status:
    One Year Contract
    Salary:
    (Min. $51,233.00 – Max. $68,383.00)
    Core Functions

    The Land Use Analyst works with the Land Use Planning team to provide technical support for the Cree First Nations (CFNs), the Eeyou Planning Commission (EPC) and for other Cree entities, in collecting and mapping Cree land use information and in applying this information for lands planning and lands management purposes. The incumbent is also responsible for using Geographical Information System (GIS) tools to support effective data collection, data management, and training and capacity building initiatives. 

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities 

    • Collaborate with CFNs and entities on land use planning and lands management, using ArcGIS platforms and tools hosted by the Cree Nation Government. 
    • Develop protocols, processes and workflows governing the management of land use data within the organizational platforms. 
    • Provide GIS analysis and design maps responding to specific issues identified by the Land Use Planning team, the EPC, and other Cree governments and entities related to land use planning. 
    • Participate in data collection through land use mapping, use of applications or any other data collection processes. 
    • Support the development of data collection methods and data management protocols to ensure the secure and effective use of spatial data, particularly Cree land use data for planning and land management purposes. 
    • Work with the GIS Unit and others as needed on GIS capacity building within CFNs, in order to ensure that these entities can work and collaborate effectively with the Land Use Planning team and the EPC on land use planning and land management issues.

     

    Other Responsibilities 

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

    Education 

    • College or University degree in Geography, Land Use Planning, Environment, or a related field. 

    Experience 

    • Three to five years of relevant work experience.
    • Experience working on land use planning or lands management issues in rural/remote contexts and/or at the regional scale is an asset. 

     

    Language 

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

     

    Knowledge and Abilities 

    • Strong demonstrated knowledge of GIS applications. 
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in an indigenous and/or intercultural context. 
    • 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 multitask. 
    • 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. 
    • Must hold a valid driver’s license. 
    • 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: ERWD-210402-1

    Application Period 

    From April 7, 2021 to April 23, 2021 

    Application 

    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: ERWD-210402-1

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

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  • Climate Change Coordinator
    Montréal
    Department:
    Environment and Remedial Works
    Status:
    Contractual/3 Year Funding Agreement
    Salary:
    (Min. $57,754.00 – Max. $77,102.00)
    Core Functions

    The Climate Change Coordinator is responsible for leading the Climate Monitoring project which includes monitoring, communication, research and management of projects related to Climate change initiatives. More specifically, this includes liaising with all pertinent internal and external parties to guarantee project advancement, proper management, and coordination with local governments. 

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities 

    • Coordinate the installation of climate stations as a pilot project in Eeyou Istchee. 
    • Perform a gap analysis of weather and climate data in Eeyou Istchee in collaboration with Meteorological Service Canada/ Environment and Climate Change Canada (MSC/ECCC). 
    • Coordinate the implementation of special projects within the organization related to the Provincial Green Economy Plan. 
    • Research and apply for new funding opportunities related to Climate change initiatives. 
    • Respond to requests for technical assistance from local government projects funded through the climate change funding initiatives. 
    • Keep up to date on all laws, regulations and directives related to climate change. 
    • Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders to create a database of climate change information for Eeyou Istchee. 
    • Manage the budget for the current climate change project and any new ones initiated. 

    Interaction/Communication Responsibilities 

    • Provide advice, guidance, training, and support to communities in relation to the responsibilities at the local level for all matters relating to projects funded through climate change funding initiatives managed by the department. 
    • Provide technical support to the organization and local governments to evaluate needs for projects, the review of studies and the preparation and evaluation of technical documents required for the tendering process. 

    Administrative/Reporting Responsibilities 

    • Provide quarterly reports on the status of projects and present when needed. 
    • Participate in preparing the climate change related budget for the ERW department team and monitor it upon request. 
    • Coordinate the work of all professional services related to projects on an as-needed basis. 
    • Chair and facilitate meetings when needed and distribute minutes to project team members. 

    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 Meteorology, Environmental Science, or a related field. 

    Experience 

    • Five to eight years of relevant work experience. 
    • Experience in project management in a northern context an asset 

    Languages 

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

    Knowledge and Abilities 

    • Advanced knowledge of project management, climate change and northern issues. 
    • Good knowledge of available funding initiatives and procedures. 
    • Strong organizational and research skills and the ability to coordinate multiple projects. 
    • Proven ability to problem-solve, to think analytically, and to take initiative. 
    • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work well independently. 
    • Proven success in maintaining strong communications and working relationships.
    • Proven ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality. 
    • Demonstrated ability to work under significant pressure and to adapt to a changing environment. 
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products and GIS software (ArcGIS and/or other). 

    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: ERWD-210401-1

    Application Period 

    From April 7, 2021 to April 23, 2021 

    Application 

    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: ERWD-210401-1

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

    PDF Download

  • Housing Program Generalist
    Mistissini
    Department:
    Capital Works and Services
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $45,431.00 – Max. $60,650.00)
    Core Functions

    The Housing Program Generalist will engage with Cree communities and its members to develop and implement private home ownership strategies and media programs that educate and inform people about private home ownership. The incumbent is also responsible for the development of programs and materials that educate and coach readiness, financial preparedness and information on preparing consumers for private home ownership.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities
    • Develop and promote programs that illustrate and educate the benefits of equity building through private home ownership.
    • Identify community training and development needs and plan activities related to the implementation of the Cree Nation Government Housing Strategy.
    • Lead focus groups, coordinate workshops, and conduct research to support private home ownership in Eeyou Istchee.
    • Develop and maintain content for the DCI Housing website, housing blog and for the DCI Private Ownership Show.
    • Keep current on Cree Community and Cree Nation Government concerning Private Home ownership policies and statistics.
    • Collaborate with Capital Works and Services in the maintenance and distribution of information on home constructions.
    • Work in collaboration with other DCI managers to prepare funding proposals that support homeowner programs, training, and media campaigns.
    • Maintain up to date knowledge of the Capital Works and Services Home Code and Inspection Manual, and promote the information contained to aspiring homeowners.
    • Promote positive relations and action plans with all external partners, such as Cree entities, communities, municipal governments, etc.

    Administrative Responsibilities
    • Prepare and develop projects, programs, and other DCI initiatives to ensure operational needs such as training, monitoring, and client needs are met satisfactorily.
    • Prepare and develop action planning for information and media dissemination on good private home readiness and responsible maintenance and repair of private homes.
    • Develop and maintain various tracking tools to monitor outreach objectives.
    • Respond to inquiries on any DCI social media forums and blogs.

    Reporting Responsibilities
    • Prepare semiannual activity reports for the Director of Commerce and Industry.
    • Prepare news releases and quarterly bulletins for public distribution via DCI social media and website.
    • Prepare exit reports on all meetings, training, and public information campaigns.
    • Prepare a consumer protection section for the Cree Nation Government annual report related to private housing.

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

    Qualifications

    Education
    • College diploma in Administration, Communications, Public Relations or related field.

    Experience
    • One to three years of relevant work experience.

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

    Knowledge and Abilities
    • Customer-focused and service-oriented.
    • Proven ability to communicate effectively.
    • Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Proven administrative and organizational 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
    • Willingness to work irregular hours.
    • Willingness to travel occasionally.
    • Must agree to undergo a criminal record 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: DCI-210402-2

    Application Period
    From April 1, 2021 to April 16, 2021

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: DCI-210402-2
    Valerie Mianscum
    Recruitment Specialist
    Email: hr@cngov.ca
    Tel.: 819-673-2600

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  • Multimedia Communications Specialist
    Department:
    Government Support Services
    Status:
    Contractual
    Salary:
    (Min. $51,223.00 – Max. $68,383.00)
    Core Functions

    The Multimedia Communications Specialist is responsible for developing, designing, and distributing the multimedia content for the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) (GCC(EI))/Cree Nation Government’s communications projects including events and promotional campaigns. The incumbent is also responsible for organizing, adapting and optimizing multimedia assets for usage for different platforms. This would include social media, websites and other forms of digital media.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities
    • Create multimedia content for various GCC(EI) and Cree Nation Government platforms.
    • Help create key messages/positioning that support the needs of the organization.
    • Responsible for any public information that needs proper dissemination by the respective organization departments.
    • Assist with regular maintenance and updating of the GCC(EI)/Cree Nation Government website.
    • Collaborate with the Communications Advisor on the oversight of content on websites and social media platforms related to the GCC(EI)/Cree Nation Government.
    • Assist the Communications Advisor in assembling regular press reviews.
    • Collaborate with the Communications Advisor by participating in the development of the GCC(EI)/Cree Nation Government Annual Report and other generated reports or documents.
    • Assist in the organization of events hosted by the GCC(EI)/Cree Nation Government.

    Interaction/Communication Responsibilities
    • Assist Cree Nation Government departments in releasing information to attract the public in accordance with the established guidelines.
    • Advertise services, programs, and announcements, internally and externally, through publicity materials, demonstrations, presentations and/or social media, in accordance with the established guidelines.
    • Liaise with Cree Nation Government departments to ensure that the information disseminated to the public is up-to-date and factual.
    • Coordinate with agencies for promotional items, translation services, printing services and/or other services.

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

    Qualifications

    Education
    • College diploma in Graphic Design, Communication, Multimedia or related field.

    Experience
    • Three to five years of relevant work experience.

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

    Knowledge and Abilities
    • Excellent working knowledge of multimedia and social media platforms
    • Proficient photo and video editing skills with excellent working knowledge of applicable software.
    • Customer-focused and service-oriented.
    • Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Proven organizational and creative thinking skills.
    • Strong judgment and proven ability to problem-solve.
    • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and to adapt to a changing environment.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

    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: ECN-210306-1

    Application Period
    From March 25, 2021 to April 9, 2021

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: ECN-210306-1
    Valerie Mianscum
    Recruitment Specialist
    Email: hr@cngov.ca
    Tel.: 819-673-2600

    ECN-210306-1 Multimedia Communications Specialist

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.