Careers

Job Opportunities

Jobs at the Cree Nation Government

  • Maintenance Worker
    Mistissini
    Department:
    Capital Works and Services
    Status:
    Temporary Full Time – One Year Contract
    Salary:
    (Min. $39,009.00 – Max. $58,514.00)
    Core Functions

    The Maintenance Worker is responsible for the general maintenance of the Cree Nation Government’s premises and equipment located in the Cree communities.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities
    • Maintain all Cree Nation Government’s buildings and housing units in adequate and expected conditions.
    • Install, repair and maintain all mechanical equipment, structural components and building fixtures (such as but not limited to windows, frames, doors, etc.).
    • Maintain Cree Nation Government’s grounds (e.g. lawn mowing, snow removal and any other applicable tasks).
    • Inspect housing units and report the results for maintenance purposes.
    • Maintain an inventory of supplies and stock.
    • Move furniture and equipment.
    • Complete the weekly activity log sheet.
    • Ensure that the maintenance of Cree Nation Government’s vehicles is done annually.
    • Complete record of Cree Nation Government’s vehicles log book (mileage, repairs, fuel and others).
    • Work closely with the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) Clerk and ensure that maintenance requests from clients are answered.
    • Respond to emergency maintenance.

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

    Qualifications

    Education and Certification
    • High School Diploma.
    • Vocational training in Northern Building Maintenance.

    Experience
    • One to three of relevant work experience.

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

    Knowledge and Abilities
    • Knowledge of general and preventative maintenance procedures aimed at handling both buildings and grounds’ maintenance.
    • 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.
    • Judgment and ability to problem-solve.
    • 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, work near moving mechanical parts, and uneven terrain of construction sites.
    • Willingness to undertake work that may require high 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-190501-1

    Application Period
    From May 22, 2019 to June 6, 2019

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: CWSD-190501-1
    Valerie Mianscum
    Recruitment Officer
    Email: hr@cngov.ca
    Tel.: 819-673-2600

    PDF Download

    This document is available for download. You can access a version of the document by clicking here.

  • Resource Administrator
    To be determined
    Department:
    Justice and Correctional Services
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $46,031.00 – Max. $69,047.00)
    Core Functions

    The Resource Administrator is responsible for assisting the department with administrative responsibilities in relation to the use and allocation of material and human resources within the department. In close collaboration with the Director and Coordinators, the incumbent also actively participates in the development and delivery of tools, materials and promotional items to inform various stakeholders on the services, programs and activities of the department.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities
    • Provide support to the Department with the implementation of new programs or services including the preparation of forms, documentation and manuals.
    • Assist with the coordination of events, training activities and conferences of the department.
    • Oversee the Receptionists and ensure the collection of fines.
    • Provide assistance to the Director with the orientation of new support staff and updating of the Employee Manual.
    • Assist and work closely with the Coordinators to ensure the full utilization and maximisation of resources.
    • Assist the Department in identifying the resources needed to complete tasks or projects.
    • Verify and ensure on a regular basis that all department facilities have adequate material resources and supplies.
    • Prepare assets inventory of the Department, in collaboration with Capital Works and Services Department.
    • Assist in the planning, development and implementation of administrative processes and procedures for the Department.
    • Assist the Director and Coordinators in the development of tools and materials for general public on programs, services and activities.
    • Research and recommend new material resources for the different programs of the department (e.g. DVDs, books, articles).

    Interaction/Communication Responsibilities
    • Maintain effective communication and working relationships with support staff and Coordinators, including the preparation of internal monthly newsletters.
    • Act as a liaison with suppliers of material resources for promotional and programming material of the department.
    • Liaise with professionals on the development and maintenance of databases, and training related to them.

    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. Ensure that supervisors within team are establishing objectives that are in alignment with departmental objectives, in collaboration with the department Director.
    • 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.

    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 Administration or related field.

    Experience
    • Three to five years of relevant work experience.

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

    Knowledge and Abilities
    • Customer-focused and service-oriented.
    • Strong project management and supervisory skills.
    • 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 manage 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.

    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-190501-1

    Application Period
    From May 22, 2019 to June 6, 2019

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: JCSD-190501-1
    Valerie Mianscum
    Recruitment Officer
    Email: hr@cngov.ca
    Tel.: 819-673-2600

    PDF Download 

    This document is ready as a PDF. You can access the document by clicking here.

CHRD Jobs

Looking for job opportunities outside the Cree Nation Government? The Cree Human Resources Development Department also posts job opportunities available across Eeyou Istchee.