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  • CAVAC Officer
    Departement:
    Justice and Correctional Services
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $46,031.00 – Max. $69,047.00)
    Core Functions

    The Regional Crime Victims Assistance Centre (CAVAC) Officer is responsible for providing crisis intervention, overall support, education and guidance to crime victims and witnesses from the time of crisis up to the criminal justice process, in accordance with the intervention philosophy and approach defined by Cree Nation Government and CAVAC.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities:
     In collaboration with the Coordinator of Justice, develop action plans to plan for the delivery of services.
     Receive victims at the CAVAC and respond to calls by the police or other law enforcement agencies for on-scene crisis intervention to victims and witnesses.
     Determine the type of immediate assistance the victim requires and refer victims to the relevant services (medical assistance, special counselling, emergency shelter, legal assistance).
     Provide information regarding psychologists, psychosocial and post-traumatic support services to clients.
     Provide basic information about CAVAC’s policies and services.
     Protect victim from being re-victimized during the criminal justice process by discussing an initial safety plan and with the active participation of the victim, develop a safety plan.
     Support the victims in their decision-making by supplying them with information and discussing available options.
     Assist victims in obtaining release of personal property recovered or being held in evidence.
     Keep victims and family informed of proceedings with the criminal justice system.
     Provide information regarding victim’s rights, recourse and judicial proceedings, and available resources.
     Inform victim of judicial procedures through the INFOVAC and CAVAC INFO programs.
     Liaise with different organizations in the legal, health, social services and community organization networks.
     Represent the CAVAC during meetings with the joint action and collaborative organizations.
     Maintain and populate the database and produce quarterly reports of activities.

     

    Qualifications

    Education
     College Diploma in Criminology, Psychology, Sociology or a related field.

    Experience
     Three to five 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 knowledge and understanding of Cree culture, customs and history.
     Customer-focused and service-oriented.
     Good empathy and listening skills.
     Proven ability to communicate effectively and excellent interpersonal skills.
     Proven ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality.
     Strong judgment and proven ability to problem-solve.
     Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and to adapt to a changing environment.
     Proficiency in Microsoft Office products.
    .
    Additional Requirements
     Willingness to work irregular hours occasionally.
     Willingness to travel frequently.
     Must be able to pass provincial and federal security screening.
     Must agree to undergo a criminal 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-190311-1

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: JCSD-190311-1

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

    PDF Download

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  • Regional Childcare Advisor
    Departement:
    Child and Family Services
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $46,031.00 – Max. $69,047.00)
    Core Functions

    The Regional Childcare Advisor is responsible for providing professional support and advice to the Directors, Coordinators and Boards of Directors of the CFS Department regarding the general operations of their programs and services. The incumbent is in particular responsible for ensuring the proper implementation of the Cree Nation Government/Ministère de la Famille (MF) agreement and determining the number of Child and Family Services in a given area of the Eeyou Istchee.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities

    Monitor the Child and Family Services offered by the Childcare Centres and ensure that they operate efficiently, within the specifications of the Cree Nation Government and of the provincial Act respecting childcare centres and childcare services.

    Participate in the implementation of standards for the provision of quality educational services within each of the programs in place in Childcare Centres, in collaboration with the CFS Department team.

    Liaise with the other employees of the CFS Department and the Director to ensure a proper flow of information leading to the best quality services possible for children and parents using local Childcare Centres.

    Ensure that the background inquiries procedure is applied by local Childcare Centres.

    Prepare Childcare Centres for inspection of their programs and services, ensuring conformity with the MF policies and work procedures including the proper maintenance and security of employee files, and ensuring compliance with regulations concerning the health and safety of children attending the centres in direct collaboration with the Regional Inspection Officer.

    Assess and analyze compliance issues in the Childcare Centres, including identifying consequences of non-compliance and developing remedial action plans for Childcare Centres to follow.

    Follow up with Childcare Centres on remedial action plans and ensure that recommendations are followed.

    Ensure that the Cree Nation Government/MF policies and guidelines for handling complaints are followed, and ensure follow-up as required.

    Participate in the hiring and evaluation of Directors in collaboration with the Boards.

    Interaction/Communication Responsibilities

    Inform and guide the Boards of Directors with respect to their roles and responsibilities.

    Provide professional and technical support and expertise to the Directors and Coordinators of Cree Childcare Centres as well as to the Boards of Directors regarding the full range of their activities.

    Provide advice and guidance to Directors and Coordinators in applying policies and procedures with respect to the selection, orientation, development and evaluation of personnel.

    Carry out all visits to the communities that are under her/his responsibility.

    Participate and act as a regional resource person in general assemblies of local Childcare Centres, including preparing all documents ahead of the general assemblies and subsequently updating bylaws according to conclusions.

    Ensure liaison, information and representation services on behalf of the Department with all the local Childcare Centres.

    Ensure liaison with local resources involved in the delivery of services to children.

    Qualifications

    Education and Certification

    College Diploma in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related field.

    Experience

    Three to five years of relevant work experience.

    Language

    Fluency in English

    Fluency in verbal Cree

    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.

    Ability to work with highly confidential information.

    Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

    Knowledge of Gestionnaire and Acomba software is an asset.

    Additional Requirements

    Willingness to travel.

    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: CFS-190305-1

    Application Period

    From March 6, 2019 to March 21, 2019

    Application

    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: CFS-190305-1

    Valerie Mianscum

    Recruitment Officer

    Email: hr@cngov.ca

    Tel.: 819-673-2600

    PDF Download

    A PDF version of this file is available for download. You can access of a copy here 

  • Financial Officer
    Departement:
    Child and Family Services
    Salary:
    (Min. $33, 059.00 – Max. $49,588.00)
    Core Functions

    The Financial Officer is responsible for the monitoring of finance activities, such as: statement of revenues and expenses, accounts payables and receivables; verification of financial data accuracy in various files and other assigned financial functions of Child and Family Services Centres in the communities.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities

    Verify and present to the Regional Childcare Centres Finance Coordinator the monthly computer-generated reports such as statement of revenues and expenses, accounts payable and receivable for the Child and Family Services Centres.

    Review with Childcare Centres the monthly computer generated financial reports.

    Ensure follow-up on billing of childcare fees and account receivables of local Child and Family Services Centres.

    Assist in providing all documents and data needed for the development of budget forecasts for the Child and Family Services Centres.

    Carry out a verification of the monthly occupancy reports provided by the Child and Family Services Centres.

    Work with Childcare Centres to ensure monthly accounting is kept up to date and to enter adjustments and corrections.

    Calculate attendance and occupancy rates on a monthly and yearly basis.

    Support Regional Childcare Centres Finance Coordinator in the administration of the Childcare Centres’ Group Insurance Program and Pension Plan.

    Ensure up-to-date electronic and paper database and filing system.

    Assist regional finance team Childcare Centres and auditors in the preparation of the annual audited financial statements.

    Other Responsibilities

    Perform other related tasks as requested by the Director of Child and Family Services or the Regional Childcare Centres Finance Coordinator.

     

    Qualifications

    Education and Certification

    College Diploma in Administration (option Accounting) or a related field or mix of studies and relevant work experience.

    Experience

    One to three of relevant work experience.

    Language

    Fluency in English

    Fluency in verbal Cree

    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.

    Ability to work with highly confidential information.

    Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

    Knowledge of Gestionnaire and Acomba software is an asset.

    Additional Requirements

    Willingness to travel.

    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: CFS-190304-1

    Application Period

    From March 6, 2019 to March 21, 2019

    Application

    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: CFS-190304-1

    Valerie Mianscum

    Recruitment Officer

    Email: hr@cngov.ca

    Tel.: 819-673-2600

    PDF Version

    A PDF copy of this publication is available for download. You can access a copy here

  • Coordinator of the Cree-Quebec Governance Agreement Implementation
    Departement:
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $68,513.00 - Max. $102,769)
    Core Functions

    The Coordinator of the Cree-Quebec Governance Agreement Implementation is responsible for overseeing the implementation of the role of the Cree Nation Government in relation to the Agreement on Governance in the Eeyou Istchee James Bay Territory between the Crees of Eeyou Istchee and the Gouvernement du Québec (the Cree-Quebec Governance Agreement or CQGA).

    The Coordinator is also responsible for leading cross-departmental collaboration that would see Category II Lands incorporated into various Departments’ areas of responsibilities. The Coordinator will also ensure that there is Cree representation on all committees, boards, and working groups outlined in the CQGA.

    Characteristic functions

    Implementation Responsibilities

    Develop and recommend an organizational-wide plan for the implementation of the CQGA to ensure the Cree Nation Government’s capacity to exercise any of the jurisdictions, powers and functions attributed, as well as meet its obligations and commitments, in areas including but not limited to:

    o Land and natural resource regional development for Cat II and III Lands

    o Land and resource management for Cat II Lands

    o Municipal management

    o Local development.

    Participate in the development of a consultation process with the Cree communities on the exercise of Cree Nation Government jurisdictions, powers and functions attributed for Category II lands, as enacted in the CQGA.

    Coordinate Cree Nation Government Departments and the Cree representatives of the GREIBJ to ensure that concerns, interests and policies of the Cree Nation Government are fully represented.

    Participate in the preparation of the annual budget for the implementation of the CQGA.

    Functional Responsibilities

    Advice management on the interpretation and application of the CQGA xin regard to Category II land.

    In collaboration with the Cree Nation Government’s Department develop and recommend three-year and annual organizational-wide operational plans to ensure the development and monitoring of operations and activities related to the management of Category II land.

    Support Directors in the planning, implementation and monitoring of departmental agreements, projects and activities related to the management of Category II land.

    Lead the development of communication plans, material and tools relative to the implementation and monitoring of the CQGA.

    Participate as a representative of the Cree Nation Government, or otherwise ensure Cree Nation Government representation with the Government of Quebec, Regional Government or local administrations in regard to management of Category II land.

    Participate in the negotiation of agreements with different governmental authorities and regional organizations.

    Qualifications

    Education and Certification

    University Degree in Administration or in a related field.

    Experience

    Eight to twelve years of relevant work experience in administration and/or management.

    Language

    Fluency in Cree and English.

    Fluency in French is an asset.

    Knowledge and Abilities

    Strong leadership skills.

    Proven ability to problem-solve, to think strategically, and take initiative.

    Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

    Proven ability to demonstrate strong judgment in complex situations.

    Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects.

    Knowledge of municipal, local or regional government sector and administration.

    Good knowledge of the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement.

    Additional Requirements

    Willingness to travel.

    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: ECN-190301-1

    Application Period

    March 4, 2019 to March 19, 2019

    Application

    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: ECN-190301-1

    Valerie Mianscum

    Recruitment Officer

    Email: hr@cngov.ca

    Tel.: 819-673-2600

    Document Download

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  • Maintenance Worker
    Oujé-Bougoumou
    Departement:
    Capital Works and Services
    Status:
    Permanent
    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-190308-1

    Application Period

    From March 4, 2019 to March 19, 2019

    Application

    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: CWSD-190308-1

    Valerie Mianscum

    Recruitment Officer

    Email: hr@cngov.ca

    Tel.: 819-673-2600

    Document Download

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

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