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  • Electro Mechanic/Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Specialist
    Department:
    Capital Works and Services
    Status:
    Location
    Salary:
    (Min. $57,754.00 – Max. $77,102.00)
    Core Functions

    The Electro Mechanic/Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) Specialist is responsible for the general maintenance of the Cree Nation Government buildings, premises and equipment located in the Cree communities. The incumbent is also responsible for inspecting the HVAC systems and their components, identifying necessary repairs and recommending preventive maintenance.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities
    • Inspect HVAC systems and their components (e.g. heating units, building exhaust fans, ventilation units, etc.) to evaluate condition, identify necessary repairs and recommend preventive maintenance.
    • Diagnose the cause of problems and/or failures in heating, air conditioning and ventilation systems for the purpose of identifying equipment and/or systems repair and/or replacements.
    • Repair heating and air conditioning systems and/or components (e.g. pumps, motors, air handlers, fan coils, piping, etc.)
    • Perform routine and preventive maintenance of heating and cooling equipment.
    • Install heating and air conditioning equipment and ventilation systems.
    • Read and interpret shop drawings and control schematics.
    • Inform management regarding procedures and/or status of work orders.
    • Conduct training for maintenance workers in use and operation of building automation systems.
    • Maintain service vehicle, tools and equipment in good working order.
    • Participate in meetings, workshops, training and seminars.
    • Prepare written materials (e.g. repair status, activity logs, etc.).

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

    Qualifications

    Education and Certification
    • Secondary School Vocational Diploma (DEP) in Electro-mechanical engineering or College diploma in Facilities Technicians or Electromechanical Engineering Technician.
    • HVAC Certification with training in the operation of:

    • o HVAC system operation, installation techniques and refrigerant handling.
      o Refrigeration system faultfinding.
      o Electrical faultfinding of refrigeration and air conditioning equipment.
      o Building automation systems and boiler and boiler controls.
      o Electronic and pneumatic controls (basic).

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

    Knowledge and Abilities
    • Proven ability to work for long hours in standing position.
    • Agility to perform physical tasks constantly.
    • Good knowledge of occupational hazards safety rules.
    • Proven ability to communicate effectively.
    • Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Strong judgment and proven ability to problem-solve.
    • Demonstrated 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, loud noise, work near moving mechanical parts, and uneven terrain of construction sites.
    • Willingness to travel frequently.
    • 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-200307-1

    Application Period
    From March 26, 2020 to April 17, 2020

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: CWSD-200307-1

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

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  • Controller
    Chisasibi, Baie-James
    Department:
    Eeyou Eenou Police Force
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    $73,420.00 - $98,015.00
    Core Functions

    The Controller is responsible of the administration: plan, organize, direct, control all activities related to human resources, material resources, and monitoring of BeeOn for the Regional Police Force. Guides decisions by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures.

    Characteristic functions

    Key Responsibilities
    The responsibilities and authorities described below are subject to a variety of local, provincial and federal laws, regulations and established policies issued by Cree Nation Government.

    Strategic Responsibilities
    • Implement short and long-term plans for programs and services for the human resources and material resources functions.
    • Contribute to the planning and development of appropriate courses of action, recommending alternative means of achieving objectives, projecting consequences of alternatives so selected.
    • Monitor operations to ensure their effectiveness and the respect of previously negotiated agreements.

    Finance/Material Resources Responsibilities
    • Participate in the management of the Regional Police Force financial resources by assisting with the preparation of the annual budget for his sector.
    • Monitor the budget expenses for the Director and provides reports every month.
    • Supervise or control the payment of invoices and ensures that all maintenance contracts are renewed as required.
    • Prepare the specifications for the calls for tenders in collaboration with the Director of Capital Works and Services / Deputy Director of Operations.
    • Plan, administer and control budgets for contracts, equipment and supplies.
    • Responsible for all requisitions and control of inventory.

    Training and Development Responsibilities
    • In collaboration with the Police Director, prepares an annual training budget based on general orientation.
    • Manage the training budget.

    Liaison Responsibilities
    • Monitor complaints as informed by subalterns and reports to the Police and administer the disciplinary process.
    • Make recommendations on all relevant matters under his jurisdiction, such as employee files, negotiations, grievances, legal matters and hearings, as well as all material resources.

    Managerial Responsibilities
    • Supervise and lead direct reports.
    • Assist with development of team objectives, as well as individual objectives for direct reports by ensuring that performance is aligned with those objectives.
    • 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 on-going, effective and open communication with employees. Keep staff members informed of decisions that impact them and/or their department.

    Qualifications

    Education
    • Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, human resources or related file.

    Experience
    • Minimum of 5 to 8 years of relevant experience.

    Language
    • Fluency in Cree, French, English (2 out of 3).

    Knowledge and Abilities
    • Ability to conduct himself/herself with a high degree of professionalism and to adhere to the code of ethics established for this purpose.
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to demonstrate good judgment, discretion, flexibility, initiative, tactfulness and honesty.
    • Ability to provide leadership and direction.
    • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.

    Application

    Your application must be sent by email or fax with the competition number: EEPF-200320-1

    Application Period
    From: March 25, 2020 to April 14, 2020

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: EEPF-200320-1

    Greta Spencer
    Recruitment Officer – EEPF
    Email: recruitment@eepf.ca
    Tel.: 819-855-2332
    Fax: 819-855-2832

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  • Mining Engineer
    Montréal
    Department:
    Environment and Remedial Works
    Status:
    1 Year Contract
    Salary:
    (Min. 75,364.00 – Max. $113,046.00)
    Core Functions

    The Mining Engineer is responsible for planning and directing the various engineering aspects of extracting minerals from the earth. The incumbent is also responsible for addressing environmental concerns and ensuring that environmental regulations and standards are respected.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities
    • Applied knowledge of mining engineering to solve problems concerning the environment in the Eeyou Istchee territory.
    • Help plan ways of restoring the land around mine sites so that they can be used for other purposes.
    • Oversee various mining projects by effectively coordinating the team activities such as planning the work, assembling project team, assigning individual responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed, developing schedules to ensure timely completion of project and monitoring progress against plan.
    • Consult with engineers and environmentalists regarding the preservation of bodies of water around mining sites.
    • Analyze submissions and tenders and participate in the selection of external consultants and/or projects.
    • Analyze, monitor and report on mining projects as conducted by external companies.
    • Review and comment on all new legislation relating to mining and its impact on the environment.
    • Provide assistance in interpreting environmental impact statements.
    • Keep informed of new, environmentally friendlier, methods and techniques of extracting minerals from the earth.

    Interaction/Communication Responsibilities
    • Collaborate with local communities and regional entities in providing them with any research or information in relation to current and future mining projects.
    • Communicate with key stakeholders to keep them informed on the status of current and future projects as well as new mining regulations, standards and issues.
    • Participate in various environmental committees.

    Administrative Responsibilities
    • Oversee the maintenance and updating of mining information/data input into the mining research system.

    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 Mining Engineering or related field.
    • Member of the Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec.
    Experience
    • Three to five years of relevant work experience.
    • Experience in Project Management.
    Languages
    • Fluency in English.
    • Fluency in French.
    • Fluency in Cree is an asset.
    Knowledge and Abilities
    • Proven ability to communicate effectively.
    • 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
    • Willingness to work in an office setting where there are no unusual physical demands.
    • Must hold a valid driver’s licence.
    • 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-200107-1

    Application Period
    From January 17, 2020 to February 3, 2020

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: ERWD-200107-1

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

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