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  • Business Services Officer
    Mistissini
    Departement:
    Commerce and Industry
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $46,031.00 – Max. $69,047.00)
    Core Functions

    The Business Services Officer is responsible for providing advice and assistance to Cree entrepreneurs and potential entrepreneurs on all aspects of business development including but not limited to planning, research and coaching for business development projects. The incumbent will carry out this mandate within the general philosophy of sustainable development.

    Characteristic functions

    Organizational Responsibilities
     Provide technical support and assistance to Cree entrepreneurs and potential entrepreneurs in the preparation of feasibility studies, marketing studies/ plans, business plans, as required;
     Analyze applications and ensure that all applications meet established program requirements for the various business funds administered by the Department;
     Provide an overview and guide successful candidates through the deadlines and policy requirements for report submission and work plans;
     Liaise with relevant Cree, governmental, and other sources to assist entrepreneur/promoters to secure the most appropriate funding for their projects;
     Work in collaboration with other Cree Nation Government Departments on applicable projects;
     Assist the members of the Department in establishing guidelines and projects that aim to improve services;
     Maintain effective liaison with relevant Cree, Governmental, and other sources for information relevant to the financing / funding of business development projects and assist entrepreneurs in securing the most appropriate financing / funding;
     Maintain proper record keeping of files and disbursements for the various business funds administered;
     Provide expert advice, guidance and direction to various committees and boards on business development matters.

    Functional Responsibilities
     Research and analyze all information to determine the sustainability and viability of potential projects and present findings for recommendation to the appropriate body;
     Research and facilitate training programs as identified and requested by entrepreneurs;
     Research and ensure adequate after-care support services as identified and requested by entrepreneurs;
     Collaborate with the DCI team to maintain the business directory;
     Develop and implement a personal professional development plan to ensure that the required technical skills and knowledge are available and can be transferred to Cree entrepreneurs.

    Interaction/Communication Responsibilities
     Collaborate with business funding organizations and ensure coordination between parties;
     Follow-up with clients to ensure proper implementation of their projects.

    Administrative Responsibilities
     Provide expert advice and assist the DCI team and partners in the preparation of various reports and documentation;
     Performs other related tasks as required.

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

    Qualifications

    Education and Certification
     College Diploma in Business, Administration or a 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
     Customer-focused and service-oriented.
     Proven ability to communicate effectively, including carrying out public presentations.
     Proven ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality.
     Good attention to detail and accuracy.
     Good organizational skills and the ability to coordinate multi tasks and respect deadlines.
     Good 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 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: DCI-190103-1

    Application Period
    From January 23, 2019 to February 7, 2019

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

    DCI-190103-1

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

    PDF Download

    A digital copy of this document is available. You can download a copy here

  • Cree Membership Clerk
    Mistissini
    Departement:
    Commerce and Industry
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $33,059.00 – Max. $49,588.00)
    Core Functions

    The Cree Membership Clerk is responsible for providing administrative support and assistance for the services provided by the Department of Commerce and Industry (Department), such as the beneficiary registry services, the business development funds, as well as other programs and funds. The incumbent is also responsible for compiling and entering information in the departmental databases and preparing the related files for presentation or reporting.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities
     Assist the Department with general inquiries regarding funding objectives, criteria and other related information.
     Prepare and design parallel systems regarding procedures, reports and list of beneficiaries.
     Contact different partners and information sources to compile information.
     Notify and obtain missing documents for individual’s record sheets.
     Insert notices of Secretary-General when a person is assigned a beneficiary number.
     Manage, maintain and update the Cree James Bay Northern Quebec Agreement Beneficiary (JBNQA) database, such as the demographic list of the Cree Beneficiary population, the statistical data of members residing on and off communities, the business Directory and the Cree Beneficiary Registration System.
     Update and maintain online data and information sources.

    Interaction/Communication Responsibilities
     Issue and ensure correspondences are maintained and documented.
     Provide assistance and training to local membership clerks and returning officers concerning status issues and elections by-laws and proceedings.

    Administrative Responsibilities
     Draft, review or revise documentation or correspondence.
     Identify and assimilate any provincial, federal, Cree legislation (JBNQA- Cree Naskapi Act).
     Participate in the elaboration and improvement of ongoing projects.
     Assist the Department team in the preparation of various reports and documentation.

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

    Qualifications

    Education and Certification
     College Diploma in Office Management, Business Administration, 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.
     Strong writing skills and interpersonal skills.
     Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy.
     Proven organizational skills.
     Proficiency in Microsoft Office products.

    Additional Requirements
     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: DCI-190102-1

    Application Period
    From January 23, 2019 to February 7, 2019

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: DCI-190102-1

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

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  • Cree Employment Officer
    Oujé-Bougoumou
    Departement:
    Cree Human Resources Development
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $39,009.00 – Max. $58,514.00)
    Core Functions

    Under the general direction of the Director of Cree Human Resources Development and the immediate supervision of the Coordinator of Programs and Services, the Cree Employment Officer is responsible for providing and ensuring services related to all programs and measures under the CHRD mandate.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities
     Assess client needs, obtain information and identify appropriate measures.
     Compile and collect information pertaining to job openings, entry-level skills requirements and other occupational information.
     Maintain labour market data using the CHRD database.
     Organize, maintain and distribute information related to Employment Insurance benefits, HRDC and CHRD programs and services.
     Set up information booths, for clients and at local general assemblies, pertaining to CHRD programs and Employment Insurance benefits, regarding eligibility, procedures, processing and regulations.
     Conduct, if requested, regular and periodic project follow-ups and monitoring of all projects and ensure compliance with policies and procedures in the respective community.
     Facilitate workshops such as resume writing in the respective community.
     Assist clients’ and recipients’ potential by providing information pertaining to programs, funding sources, or policy and procedure changes, and assists, as needed, in writing and submitting proposals

    Internal and External Responsibilities
     Conduct counselling with clients and refer them to the Career Counsellor when needed.
     Provide labour market information such as training and employment issues at the request of the local and sectorial employers, Band administration and the CHRD coordination office.
     Explain benefits, programs and services to potential recipients.
     Refer clients to local employment opportunities and recruit labour for local employers.
     Train, as needed, new or less experienced Cree Employment Officers or other technical and/or clerical staff.

    Administrative Responsibilities
     Input and maintain data on employment and education in the Cree Regional Authority Information System (CRAIS).
     Produce monthly and quarterly activity reports pertaining to local and CHRD programs and services.
     Perform other related tasks as requested by the Coordinator of Programs and Services/Director of Cree Human Resources Development.

    Qualifications

    Qualifications:
    Education
     High School Diploma with at least one year of post-secondary training in a related field.
     Experience in administration.

    Experience
     One to three years of relevant work experience.

    Language
     Written knowledge of English.
     Fluency in Cree and English.
     Fluency in French is an asset.

    Knowledge and Abilities
     Ability to proactively seek and recommend sound policy initiatives.
     Good communication and interpersonal skills.
     Good numerical and analytical skills.
     Ability to work well both independently and in a team environment.
     Good organizational skills and ability to coordinate multiple tasks and respect deadlines. Knowledge of Microsoft Office.

    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

    Application

    Your application must be sent by email or fax with the competition number: CHRD-190103-3

    Application Period
    From January 23, 2019 to February 7, 2019

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

    PDF Download 

    A digital copy of this document is available. You can download a copy here 

  • Office Agent
    Val-d'Or
    Departement:
    Capital Works and Services
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $28,016.00 – Max. $42,024.00)
    Core Functions

    The Office Agent is responsible for providing administrative support to their respective office. The incumbent assists in preparing correspondences and documentation for approval, maintaining files, arranging meetings and amenities, and screening calls.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities:
     Screen, review, redirect incoming and outgoing correspondence ;
     Greet visitors and direct them to the appropriate person or waiting area;
     Answer and coordinate responses to all administrative inquiries received by the office;
     Set up conference calls, makes conference room reservations and record meeting minutes;
     Manage the receiving and treatment of invoices. Coordination with employees, suppliers and Finance department;
     Coordinate the preparation of all quarterly and annual report;
     Follow-up with all employees, assemble documents, proofreading and coordination with graphical designer;
     Assist to various department meetings and write and review meeting minutes;
     Modify template letters by entering correct information;
     Compile information and assist with the preparation of kits as required;
     Arrange travel schedules and make reservations;
     Ensure adequate inventory of office supplies are available;
     Maintain a proper file management of office documents, paper and electronic.

    Qualifications

    Education
     College Diploma in Administration or related field.

    Experience
     One to three years of relevant work experience.

    Language
     Fluency in Verbal Cree.
     Fluency in English and French.

    Knowledge and Abilities
     Strong administrative and organizational skills.
     Good communication and interpersonal skills.
     Good judgment and problem-solving skills.
     Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
     Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

    Additional Requirements
     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-190106-1

    Application Period
    From January 16, 2019 to January 30, 2019

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

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  • Receptionist
    Waskaganish, Fort-Rupert
    Departement:
    Capital Works and Services
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $28,016.00 – Max. $42,024.00)
    Core Functions

    The Receptionist is responsible for greeting, welcoming and directing anyone who arrives or calls the office. They are also responsible for providing administrative support to their respective office. The incumbent assists in preparing correspondences and documentation for approval, maintaining files, arranging meetings and amenities, and screening calls.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities:
     Screen, review, redirect incoming and outgoing correspondence ;
     Greet visitors and direct them to the appropriate person or waiting area;
     Answer and coordinate responses to all administrative inquiries received by the office;
     Set up conference calls, makes conference room reservations and record meeting minutes;
     Manage the receiving and treatment of invoices. Coordination with employees, suppliers and Finance department;
     Coordinate the preparation of all quarterly and annual report;
     Follow-up with all employees, assemble documents, proofreading and coordination with graphical designer;
     Assist to various department meetings and write and review meeting minutes;
     Modify template letters by entering correct information;
     Compile information and assist with the preparation of kits as required;
     Arrange travel schedules and make reservations;
     Ensure adequate inventory of office supplies are available;
     Maintain a proper file management of office documents, paper and electronic.

    Qualifications

    Education
     College Diploma in Administration or related field.

    Experience
     One to three years of relevant work experience.

    Language
     Fluency in Verbal Cree.

     Fluency in English and French.

    Knowledge and Abilities
     Strong administrative and organizational skills.
     Good communication and interpersonal skills.
     Good judgment and problem-solving skills.
     Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
     Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

    Additional Requirements
     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-190107-1

    Application Period
    From January 16, 2019 to January 30, 2019

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

    PDF Download

    A PDF download of this document is available. You can download a copy here

  • Receptionist/Secretary
    Wemindji
    Departement:
    Justice and Correctional Services
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $28,016.00 – Max. $42,024.00)
    Core Functions

    Under the general direction of the Director of Justice and Correctional Services and the immediate supervision of the Coordinator of Justice (Community/ Courts), the Receptionist/Secretary is responsible for greeting visitors and informing the appropriate justice personnel of their presence and carrying out various clerical tasks, including operating telephone and office equipment. The incumbent is also responsible for coordinating the usage of courtrooms and mediation and family conference rooms and providing support to court personnel and other groups utilizing the facility.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities:
    • Answer the telephone, oversee incoming faxes and electronic inquiries received through the general electronic email of the organization and relay telephone calls, messages, faxes and electronic mails to the appropriate employee and/or department.
    • Receive, record and distribute all incoming and outgoing mail and parcels according to established procedures regarding general and confidential information.
    • Prepare and budget code all general invoiced for approval by the Director of Justice and Correctional Services.
    • Order and keep an inventory of all office supplies.
    • Assist in arranging travel schedules and reservation, code travel claims, get the appropriate approvals and send it to appropriate party.
    • Assist in typing and formatting correspondence.
    • Assist in compiling and preparing documents for presentations and meetings.
    • Open and maintain office addresses and contact lists in Microsoft Outlook, rotary and card files.
    • Support the Coordinator of Justice (Courts/Community) in regulating the inflow of clientele in secured areas of the facility during court sitting.
    • Grant access to scores areas and direct visitors to the appropriate employee.
    • Keep track and collect all security keys at the end of court sessions.
    • Carry mail to airport, as necessary.
    • Perform other related tasks as requested by the Coordinator of Justice (Courts/Community)/ Director of Justice and Correctional Services

    Qualifications

    Education
    • High School Diploma.

    Experience
    • One to three years of relevant work experience.

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

    Knowledge and Abilities
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to work well both independently and in a team environment.
    • Good organizational skills and ability to coordinate multiple tasks and respect deadlines.
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office.

    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: JCSD-190109-2

    Application Period
    From January 16, 2019 to January 30, 2019

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

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  • Receptionist/Secretary
    Oujé-Bougoumou
    Departement:
    Justice and Correctional Services
    Status:
    Temporary/Full Time
    Salary:
    (Min. $28,016.00 – Max. $42,024.00)
    Core Functions

    Under the general direction of the Director of Justice and Correctional Services and the immediate supervision of the Coordinator of Justice (Community/ Courts), the Receptionist/Secretary is responsible for greeting visitors and informing the appropriate justice personnel of their presence and carrying out various clerical tasks, including operating telephone and office equipment. The incumbent is also responsible for coordinating the usage of courtrooms and mediation and family conference rooms and providing support to court personnel and other groups utilizing the facility.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities:
     Answer the telephone, oversee incoming faxes and electronic inquiries received through the general electronic email of the organization and relay telephone calls, messages, faxes and electronic mails to the appropriate employee and/or department.
     Receive, record and distribute all incoming and outgoing mail and parcels according to established procedures regarding general and confidential information.
     Prepare and budget code all general invoiced for approval by the Director of Justice and Correctional Services.
     Order and keep an inventory of all office supplies.
     Assist in arranging travel schedules and reservation, code travel claims, get the appropriate approvals and send it to appropriate party.
     Assist in typing and formatting correspondence.
     Assist in compiling and preparing documents for presentations and meetings.
     Open and maintain office addresses and contact lists in Microsoft Outlook, rotary and card files.
     Support the Coordinator of Justice (Courts/Community) in regulating the inflow of clientele in secured areas of the facility during court sitting.
     Grant access to scores areas and direct visitors to the appropriate employee.
     Keep track and collect all security keys at the end of court sessions.
     Carry mail to airport, as necessary.
     Perform other related tasks as requested by the Coordinator of Justice (Courts/Community)/ Director of Justice and Correctional Services

    Qualifications

    Education
     High School Diploma.

    Experience
     One to three years of relevant work experience.

    Language
     Written knowledge of English.
     Fluency in Cree and English.
     Fluency in French is an asset.

    Knowledge and Abilities
     Good communication and interpersonal skills.
     Ability to work well both independently and in a team environment.
     Good organizational skills and ability to coordinate multiple tasks and respect deadlines.
     Knowledge of Microsoft Office.

    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: JCSD-190103-3

    Application Period
    From January 16, 2019 to January 30, 2019

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: JCSD-190103-3

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

    Download

    A PDF Version of this document is available. You can download it here

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