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  • Coordinator of Special Projects
    Montréal
    Department:
    Capital Works and Services
    Status:
    Temporary
    Salary:
    (Min. $57,254.00 – Max. $77,102.00)
    Core Functions

    The Coordinator of Special Projects is responsible for the carrying, monitoring and logistics of projects and
    studies aimed to reach the department various objectives. 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:
    • Provide assistance towards the project management and coordination of NRA funded projects for Cree local administration when requested or required.
    • Assist in the updating and implementation of regional by-laws establishing minimum standards that meet or exceed generally applicable federal and provincial standards with regard to essential sanitation services and public buildings.
    • Promote development projects and the implementation thereof of special projects as they arise.
    • Ensure projects adhere to frameworks and all documentation is maintained appropriately for each project.
    • Assess project risks and issues and provide solutions where needed.
    • Assist in the implementation of special projects within the organization.
    • Maintain and monitor project plans, schedules, budgets and expenditures.

    Interaction/Communication Responsibilities
    • Liaise with departments to identify and define requirements, scope and objectives of projects.
    • Act as the point of contact and communicate projects status to all participates.
    • Respond to requests for technical assistance for local government projects funded through the NRA and other initiatives as requested.
    • 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 the NRA and other funding initiatives managed through the CWS department.
    • Respond to requests for technical support in the evaluation for needs for projects, the review of studies and the preparation and evaluation of technical documents required for the tendering process of local projects (terms of reference, evaluation of bids, selection of candidates, etc.).

    Administrative Responsibilities
    • Assist with the follow up of professional consulting firms and contractors required to execute largescale
    capital works projects.
    • Coordinate the work of all professional services related to projects on an as-need basis.
    • Chair and facilitate meetings when needed and distribute minutes to project team members.
    • Provide administrative support for special projects.

    Budgeting Responsibilities
    • Provide quarterly reports on the status of projects.
    • Participate in preparing the budget for the CWS team and monitor it upon request.

    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 Business Administration or related field.

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

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

    Knowledge and Abilities
    • Good knowledge of project management and northern construction logistics.
    • Good knowledge of available funding initiatives and procedures.
    • 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: CWSD-201026-1

    Application Period

    From October 26, 2020 to November 9, 2020

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

    CWSD-201026-1

    Sabrina Shahidi
    Training and Development Specialist
    Email: hr@cngov.ca
    Tel.: 514-861-5837
    Fax: 514-861-0760

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  • Corrections Programs Assistant
    Department:
    Justice and Correctional Services
    Status:
    Permanent, 2 Positions
    Salary:
    (Min. $40,294.00 – Max. $53,792.00)
    Core Functions

    The Corrections Programs Assistant will provide support to the CORE programming and support groups in each community as part of a client’s rehabilitation and reintegration. The incumbent will work in collaboration with the Corrections Administrators, Community Reintegration Officers (CROs) and Managers of Transitional Housing Program to deliver programming to the Cree communities and any halfway house initiative of the department.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities:

    • Work closely with the Corrections Administrator and CROs on identifying needs and providing
    • programming and support groups for rehabilitation and reintegration services.
    • Collaborate with facility Receptionists on logistics related to running of workshops within each
    • community, or with the Corrections Secretary for programs running outside of the Cree communities.
    • Collaborate with the local CROs or Correctional Release Support Worker (CRSW) on generating lists of
    • clienteles for each workshop, training or support group.
    • Work with the regional corrections team on generating the release plan of services and support for
    • clientele transitioning out of detention or being placed within our services as an alternative to incarceration.
    • Ensure databases are updated with client information for the purpose of regulatory requirements.
    • Verify post workshop and regular reporting on programming; ensure that photos, videos or other
    • promotional materials are produced for use by the department.
    • Liaise with complementary services, departments and agencies to ensure any programs or services of
    • benefit to clientele are linked to programming offered by the department.
    • Work with regional team to ensure any reporting, surveys and feedback are collected at each training
    • or workshop.
    • Ensure that a process for reporting of incidents arising from services, programs or support groups are
    • recorded and brought to the attention of the Administrators.
    • Assist the Coordinator of Resources and Assets in ensuring that all sites have the necessary materials
    • needed for delivery of programs and services.
    • Collaborate with Corrections Administrators and CROs to identify areas of improvement for delivery
    • of programs and services related to the CORE program and other department initiatives for
    • rehabilitation and reintegration.

    Administrative Responsibilities

    • Provide information to Corrections Administrators for quarterly reporting to Manager of Corrections
    • Services.
    • Complete reports and presentation documents as prescribed by the Administrator for quarterly
    • reports.
    • Perform other related tasks as requested by the Director of Justice and Correctional 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 Administration, Judicial Administration or related field.

    Experience

    • One to three years of relevant work experience.

    Language

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

    Knowledge and Abilities

    • Good communications skills, oral and written.
    • Good program planning and implementation skills.
    • Good organization skills including report writing.
    • Adaptability to work environments and multi-tasking skills.
    • Ability to schedule multiple workshops and services.
    • Ability to write short reports and presentations.
    • Knowledge of Cree communities.
    • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

    Additional Requirements

    • Typical office setting where there are no unusual physical demands.
    • Willingness to travel.
    • 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: JCSD-201021-1

    Application Period

    From October 21, 2020 to November 4, 2020

    Application

    Your application must be sent by email or fax with the competition number: JCSD-201021-1

    Sabrina Shahidi
    Training and Development Specialist
    Email: hr@cngov.ca
    Tel.: 514-861-5837

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  • Employment Counsellor
    Oujé-Bougoumou
    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-201015-2

    Application Period

    From October 15, 2020 to October 29, 2020

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

    ASD-201015-2

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

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  • Employment Counsellor
    Wemindji
    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 the 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.

    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 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 with 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 the area(s) of responsibility.
    • Perform other duties as required.
    • 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.

    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 Period
    From August 27, 2020 to September 11, 2020

    Application

    Your application must be sent by email or fax with the competition number: ASD-201015-1

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

    ASD-201015-1

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

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Apatisiiwin Skills Development Job Bulletin

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