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

    The Call Centre Dispatcher responds to calls for emergency and non-emergency assistance and in dispatching law enforcement, firefighting, or first responder. The incumbent is also responsible for updating, verifying and validating information through databases such as: Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC), Quebec Police Information Centre (CRPQ) and EEPF databases.

    Characteristic functions

    Call Center Responsibilities
    • Receive emergency calls from the public requesting police, first responders or fire emergency services.
    • Collect all pertinent and critical information from the caller.
    • Determine response requirements and relative priorities of situations in accordance with established procedures.
    • Dispatch police, ambulance, firefighters or other emergency units as necessary and in accordance with established procedures.
    • Maintain continuous contact with all units dispatched.
    • Operate a variety of communications equipment, including radio consoles, telephones and computer systems.

    Database Management Responsibilities
    • Perform database entry in ICO (EEPF database software).
    • Maintain the database up-to-date and manage all access.
    • Archive data.
    • Receive all requests for Criminal Record Check from local EEPF Officers.
    • Treat requests and search relevant information using proper databases (CPIC, CRPQ and EEPF database).
    • Compile information required by the EEPF Officers.

    Other Responsibilities
    • Maintain up-to-date knowledge and skills in area(s) of responsibility.
    • Perform by the Call Dispatch Center Coordinator.

    Qualifications

    Education
    • High School Diploma.
    • Post-secondary training in Emergency Communications is an asset.
    • Current certification in Standard First Aid and CPR Level C is an asset.

    Experience 

    •Knowledge of computer databases and software programs.

    •Experience in fire operations, public safety/health, emergency management, customer service, and call centre operation are an asset.

    •Experience as a Special Constable is an asset.

    Languages
    • Fluent in English and Cree.
    • Fluent in French is an asset.

    Knowledge and Abilities
    • Good knowledge of Cree communities, services, and knowledge of the Cree Culture.
    • Ability to listen and speak to people in some state of distress.
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to demonstrate sound and rapid decision making under stressful conditions.
    • Strong organizational skills and ability to coordinate multiple tasks in a stressful environment.

    • Proven ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality.
    • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
    • 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.
    • Requires flexible hours, rotational work shift is required.
    • Willingness to follow adequate training.
    • 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: EEPF-210905-1 

    Application Period
    From September 10, 2021 to September 27, 2021.

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email or fax with the competition number:

    EEPF-210905-1 

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

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  • CAVAC Officer
    Chisasibi
    Department:
    Justice and Correctional Services
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $51,737.00 – Max. $69,069.00)
    Core Functions

    The Crime Victims Assistance Centre (CAVAC) Officer is responsible for providing crisis intervention, education and guidance, and overall support to crime victims and witnesses from the time of crisis up to the criminal justice process, in accordance with the intervention philosophy and approach defined by Cree Nation Government and CAVAC.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities
    • In collaboration with the Manager of Justice Services, develop action plans to plan for the delivery of services.
    • Receive victims at the CAVAC and respond to calls by the police or other law enforcement agencies for on-scene crisis intervention to victims and witnesses.
    • Determine the type of immediate assistance the victim requires and refer victims to the relevant services (medical assistance, special counselling, emergency shelter, legal assistance) and agency.
    • Provide information regarding psychologists, psychosocial and post-traumatic support services to clients.
    • Provide basic information about CAVAC’s policies and services.
    • Protect victim from being re-victimized during the criminal justice process by discussing an initial safety plan and with the active participation of the victim, develop a safety plan.

    Interaction/Communication Responsibilities
    • Support the victims in their decision-making by supplying them with information and discussing available options.
    • Support and guide victims through the legal process by helping them complete the Victim Declaration Form and by accompanying them to the hearing.
    • Support and guide victims, when needed, through the public and private administrative processes (with insurance companies, IVAC, SAAQ, etc.) by ensuring that they are in contact with these organizations and by assisting them in completing the forms.
    • Assist victims in obtaining release of personal property recovered or being held in evidence.
    • Keep victims and family informed of proceedings with the criminal justice system.
    • Liaise with employers, therapists or other experts in the field at the permission of the victim and /or witness, if need be.
    • Initiate follow-up contacts with the victims and their families as appropriate.
    • Provide information regarding victim’s rights, recourse and judicial proceedings, and available resources in accordance with the Service Statement (the Déclaration de service aux citoyens).
    • Inform victim of judicial procedures through the INFOVAC and CAVAC INFO programs.
    • Liaise with different organizations in the legal, health, social services and community organization networks.
    • Participate in awareness and representation activities and committees in the field of victim issues, with the authorization of the Manager of Justice Services.
    • Participate in law enforcement training and other service providers and the community about CAVAC.
    • Represent the CAVAC during meetings with the joint action and collaborative organizations, with the authorization of the Director.
    • Provide feedback to law enforcement as appropriate.

    Administrative Responsibilities
    • Document contacts and collect data for tracking the victims’ cases.
    • Maintain and populate the database.
    • Report to the Manager of Justice Services any deficiencies or abuses in government services provided to clients.

    Reporting Responsibilities
    • Review police and other reports to identify victims who are eligible for services.
    • Produce quarterly reports of activities.

    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
    • 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
    • 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 and excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Proven ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality.
    • 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 work irregular hours occasionally.
    • Willingness to travel frequently.
    • 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: JCSD-210910-1

    Application Period
    From September 16, 2021 to October 1, 2021

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number:

    JCSD-210910-1 

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

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  • Environmental Analyst
    Montréal
    Department:
    Environment and Remedial Works
    Status:
    Contract (Maternity Replacement)
    Salary:
    (Min. $51,737.00 – Max. $69,069.00)
    Core Functions

    The Environmental Analyst is responsible for ensuring that the social and environmental assessment regime outlined in the Section 22 of the James Bay Northern Quebec Agreement (JBNQA) is effectively implemented. More specifically, the incumbent is responsible for providing support on a project-by-project basis to the Cree representatives sitting on COMEX/COFEX/CEAA and for engaging in various research projects and activities (local, national and international) related to environmental policy, management and assessment.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities

    • Participate in the environmental evaluation and review of projects subject to Section 22 of the
    • Research databases for relevant information on project reviews, environmental policies, legislations and climatic change issues that may affect the Eeyou Istchee territory and Section 22 of the JBNQA and disseminate the information to regional and local
    • Conduct background data and information gathering and analyses for files under review by the James Bay Advisory Committee on the Environment
    • Collaborate in specific research initiatives related to the improvement the state information on the environment in the territory
    • Monitor and follow up on post project directives that have been issued through the environmental and social review
    • Assist in compiling background data and information within the framework of legal files on environmental review processes.
    • Assist in developing and maintaining an Environmental Information Registry dedicated to improving public participation in the social and environmental review process
    • Assist in public hearings or public consultations by proponents or committees for projects under review.

    Interaction/Communication Responsibilities

    • Serve as a representative (if mandated) or technical advisor for any of the committees involved in the social and environment review process in the territory
    • Keep key stakeholders informed of the environmental assessment process in general or in relation to specific projects, environmental issues or practices

    Administrative Responsibilities

    • Assist the Cree representatives sitting on COMEX/COFEX/CEAA in the organization of local public hearings or public consultations with respect to the social and environmental review process
    • Maintain and provide access to documentation relating to environmental reviews and projects notably through the expansion of the Cree Nation Government website
    • Maintain the code of good practice regarding environmental assessment, evaluation and review procedures.

    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 Environment, Forestry or a related field

    Experience

    • One to three years of relevant work experience

    Languages

    • 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
    • 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 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: ERWD-210903-1

    Application Period

    From September 16, 2021 to October 1, 2021

    Application

    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number:

    ERWD-210903-1 

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

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