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  • Janitor
    Oujé-Bougoumou
    Department:
    Capital Works and Services
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $31,767.00 – Max. $42,410.00)
    Core Functions

    The Janitor is responsible for keeping buildings in a clean and orderly condition. More specifically, the incumbent is responsible for performing routine maintenance activities, notifying management of repair needs and performing overall cleaning duties.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities
    • Perform assigned cleaning in Cree Nation Government facilities and housing units.
    • Clean and polish floors, walls, furniture, toilets, and fixtures etc. with applicable products.
    • Follow procedures for the use of chemical cleaners and power equipment in order to prevent damage to floors, walls, fixtures and furniture.
    • Ensure building security and safety after operation hours by performing tasks such as locking doors, setting the building security system, observing if water is leaking, etc. as well as advising appropriate people when necessary and in a timely manner.
    • Notify managers concerning repair needs and dysfunctional appliances.
    • Make a requisition for cleaning supplies and equipment when needed.
    • Perform all assigned tasks according to health and safety standards and procedures.
    • Report any accidents in the facilities in a timely manner.

    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.

    Knowledge and Abilities
    • Good background in handling, mixing and using cleaning chemicals in a safe manner.
    • 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.

    Additional Requirements
    • Willingness to undertake work that may require considerable 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-210602-1

    Application Period
    From June 17, 2021 to July 2, 2021

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: CWSD-210602-1
    Valerie Mianscum
    Recruitment Specialist
    Email: hr@cngov.ca
    Tel.: 819-673-2600

    PDF Download

  • 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 goals 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 to a program.
    •Keep individual client’s files up to date. Collect all relevant information on the 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-210602-1

    Application Period

    From June 10, 2021 to June 25, 2021

    Application

    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: ASD-210602-1

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

    PDF Download

  • Employment Counsellor
    Whapmagoostui
    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 goals 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 to a program.
    •Keep individual client’s files up to date. Collect all relevant information on the 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-210603-1

    Application Period

    From June 10, 2021 to June 25, 2021

    Application

    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: ASD-210603-1

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

    PDF Download

  • Administrative Assistant
    Waswanipi
    Department:
    Eeyou Eenou Police Force
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $40,294.00 – Max. $53,792.00)
    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.

    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-210502-1

    Application Period
    From June 14, 2021 to June 29, 2021

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email or fax with the competition number: EEPF-210502-1
    Valerie Mianscum
    Recruitment Specialist
    Email: hr@cngov.ca
    Tel.: 819-673-2600

    PDF Downloads 

  • Administrative Assistant
    Waswanipi
    Department:
    Forestry
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $40,294.00 – Max. $53,792.00)
    Core Functions

    The Administrative Assistant is responsible for carrying out various secretarial, clerical and general office administration duties.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities
    • Assist in the administration and coordination of 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.
    • Assist in preparing, editing, and formatting material.
    • Process invoices and claims or other budget documents.
    • Enter data into spreadsheets and/or databases for reporting purposes.
    • Support receptionists in their duties.
    • Keep an inventory, maintain and assist with the trial and evaluation of office equipment and supplies.
    • Maintain an efficient and effective database and filing system.

    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 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.
    • 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: FD-210501-1

    Application Period
    From May 19, 2021 to June 3, 2021

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: FD-210501-1
    Valerie Mianscum
    Recruitment Specialist
    Email: hr@cngov.ca
    Tel.: 819-673-2600

    PDF Download 

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