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  • CEO
    Chisasibi
    Department:
    Cree Development Corporation
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    Executive
    Core Functions

    Under the direction of the Board of Directors, the President / Chief Executive Officer leads the CDC and shall supervise, administer and manage the business and affairs of the Corporation, subject to the By-law and applicable legislation. As the leading face of the CDC, the incumbent is accountable for integrating the Board’s decisions into the operations of the company as well as for the overall results and success of the CDC.

    Characteristic functions

    Strategic and Planning Responsibilities
    • Develop and execute the overall business strategy and operations management, including high-level decisions about operational policies.
    • Develop short and long-term objectives and strategies with the Board of Directors.

    • Scan the environment and identify opportunities for growth and investment in line with the overall purpose of the Corporation.
    • Oversee future planning for operations.
    • Provide direction and decision making for high-level business changes or initiatives and oversee the implementation of those changes within the company.
    • Direct strategy towards the profitable growth of the CDC with Chief Investment Officer.
    • Monitor the operational performance of the CDC’s activities, department and team; identify issues before they occur and find innovative solutions.
    • Provide reports to the Board of Directors regarding the status of activities.

    Operations Responsibilities
    • Build and lead the senior executive team.
    • Model and set the company’s culture, values, and behavior.
    • Create an environment that promotes strong performance and positive morale.
    • Measure the performance and efficiency of employees.
    • Play major role in human resources decisions.
    • Manage company compliance with laws and regulations.
    • Seek efficiencies across the organization.

    External Relations Responsibilities
    • Effectively articulate the CDC’s mission and vision internally and externally.
    • Represent the company to major stakeholders, partners, professional associations, and governments.
    • Participate in negotiation, implementation and follow up on all contracts and agreements.
    • Position the company’s brand image in a positive manner.
    • Build a strong network of relationships with various key stakeholders within Quebec and Cree Nation.

    Financial responsibilities
    • Accountable for the CDC’s general financial health.
    • Evaluate and determine the bottom line (projected EBITDA, cash flow, net income for the future).
    • Work with the Chief Financial Officer to develop and set overall budget and ensure proper coordination and control of budget and finances.
    • Work towards the maximization of wealth of the Corporation and value for shareholders.

    Qualifications

    Education and certification
    • Bachelor’s degree in finance, business administration or related field.
    • Master’s degree or MBA an asset.

    Experience & Skills
    • Ten to fifteen years of relevant experience in a senior management position.
    • Knowledge of profit and loss, general finance and budgeting.
    • Understanding of the economic development opportunities within Eeyou Istchee.
    • Ability to build consensus and relationships among internal and external stakeholders.
    • Experience with corporate governance.
    • Proven negotiation skills.
    • Proven skills to positively influence as well as coach others.
    • Ability to understand new issues quickly and make wise decisions.
    • Ability to inspire confidence and create trust.
    • Ability to work under pressure, plan workload effectively and delegate.
    • Understanding of and experience in human resources and personnel management.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

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

    Additional Requirements
    • 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.

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email to hr@cngov.ca

  • Employment Counsellor
    Wemindji
    Department:
    Apatisiiwin Skills Development
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    $28.53 - $38.09
    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.
    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: Req #55

    Apply through the Cree Nation Government Portal 

  • Employment Counsellor
    Chisasibi
    Department:
    Apatisiiwin Skills Development
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    $28.53 - $38.09
    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: Req #14

    Apply through the Cree Nation Government Portal 

  • Correctional Release Support Officer
    Val-d'Or
    Department:
    Capital Works and Services
    Status:
    Temporary Contract
    Salary:
    $54,375.00 - $72,339.00
    Core Functions

    The Correctional Release Support Officer is responsible for providing post-release reintegration support to Cree offenders who do not return to Cree communities and wish to remain in urban settings.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities:

    • Meet with client in custody/detention to provide information regarding available services, help complete intake forms, and prepare correctional release plan. 
    • Monitor and coordinate the progress of files/cases to ensure the timely completion of required outcomes and performance.
    • Attend all relevant court hearings, including probation hearings.
    • Provide support and services to offenders being released from custody including one-on-one mentorship, assistance with job search, assistance with obtaining necessary services outlined in case plan such as addictions treatment, anger management, education support, and referrals to other specialized service providers, among other things.
    • Contribute insights into case plan of individual clientele.
    • Provide programming insight to the Specialist in Detention Environment to ensure that the reintegration and rehabilitation process starts before release.
    • Provide support to clients in halfway houses and transitional programs.

    Interaction/Communication Responsibilities:

    • Liaise with other criminal justice professionals assigned to offender such as Probations Officer, Community Reintegration Officer and Corrections Liaison Officer. 

    Administrative Responsibilities:

    • Populate and maintain up-to-date databases with client information and information regarding services provided.
    • Prepare and maintain confidential client information including family and community assessment reports, monthly plan of care reports, case notes and discharge reports.

    Reporting Responsibilities:

    • Work with the Psychologist to obtain or receive written report of psychological assessment or case plan of clientele.
    • Provide quarterly reports to the Manager of Correctional Services on cases under management.
    • Report to the Manager of Corrections Services any deficiencies or abuses in government services to or treatment of clients.

    Other Responsibilities:

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

    Education:

    • College diploma in Criminology, Psychology, Social Work or 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:

    • Knowledge of justice, reintegration and rehabilitation programs.
    • Strong empathy and listening skills.
    • Good writing and organizational skills.
    • Customer-focused and service-oriented.
    • Proven ability to communicate effectively.
    • 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:

    • Typical office setting where there are no unusual physical demands and ability to occasionally work in a regulated and secure environment.
    • Willingness to travel occasionally.
    • Must be able to pass provincial and federal security screening. 

    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: Req #99

    Apply through the Cree Nation Government Career Portal 

  • Communications and Prevention Advisor
    Chisasibi
    Department:
    Eeyou Eenou Police Force
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    $59,368.00 - $79,256.00
    Core Functions

    The Communications and Prevention Advisor is responsible to manage and develop the procurement, supply and distribution of information for the department. The incumbent ensures the dissemination of all required information within the administration is reviewed and up to date. The incumbent liaises and supports the investigation team in the development of prevention programs.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities:

    • Develop and execute communication plans for the department such as writing internal newsletters, press releases, advertisements, PowerPoint presentations, website copy and annual reports.
    • Plan and design related communication tools such as annual reports, newsletters, and posters.
    • Develop, manage and maintain a database of all communications strategies.
    • Write and edit reports, publications and website contents.
    • Provide updates when directed and necessary on the department’s social media.
    • Lead or participate in the development of special projects (such as the EEPF website, social media projects, etc.)
    • Ensure that all communication content is properly screened, and when required, approved by the Police Director. 

    Interaction/Communication Responsibilities:

    • Expand the catalog of promotional assets, such as photos, pamphlets, posters, and success stories.
    • Provide editing and proof-reading support to the Senior Officers.
    • Provide advice and support staff with regards to their professional presentations or messages to the public.
    • Collaborate with the Human Resources department to organize events such as the Regional Career Fair, conferences, and capacity building opportunities on a community and regional level.

    Prevention Responsibilities:

    • Communicate with supervisor, local police officers, law enforcement personnel, other community departments, government agencies, members of the public, and any other individuals to gather appropriate information.
    • Perform crime research and analysis utilizing manual and automated methods.
    • Conduct research, gather and compile information on criminal activity and officer safety matters.
    • Collect, search, compile and analyze data from data banks, and correlate new and existing information.
    • Provide crime statistics, suspect information and crime patterns and trends through maps, graphs, charts, tables and visual illustrations.
    • Identify regional and local problems and needs of the communities in terms of crime and crime prevention.
    • Generate regular crime analysis reports.
    Qualifications

    Education:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Graphic Design, Journalism or 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:

    • Proficiency with multimedia software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Adobe Acrobat.
    • Excellent writing skills and ability to proofread effectively.
    • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Proven ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality.
    • Strong organizational skills and the ability to coordinate multiple projects.
    • Strong judgment and proven ability to problem-solve.
    • Demonstrated ability to take initiative.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products.

    Additional Requirements:

    • Typical office setting where there are no unusual physical demands.
    • 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: Req #88

    Apply through the Cree Nation Government Portal 

  • Maintenance Worker
    Department:
    Capital Works and Services
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    $24.61 - $32.72
    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 logbook (mileage, repairs, fuel and others).
    • Work closely with the Operations and Maintenance Technician 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:

    • High School Diploma.
    • Vocational training in Northern Building Maintenance.

    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:

    • Knowledge of general and preventative maintenance procedures aimed at handling both building and ground 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: Req #90

    Apply through the Cree Nation Government Portal 

  • Maintenance Worker
    Whapmagoostui
    Department:
    Capital Works and Services
    Salary:
    $25.31- $33.78
    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 logbook (mileage, repairs, fuel and others).

    ·Work closely with the Operations and Maintenance Technician 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:

    ·High School Diploma.
    ·Vocational training in Northern Building Maintenance.

    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:

    · Knowledge of general and preventative maintenance procedures aimed at handling both building and ground 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: Req #10

    Apply through the Career Portal

  • Outreach and Capacity Development Specialist
    Department:
    Human Resources
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    $52,654.00 - $70,294.00
    Core Functions

    The Outreach and Capacity Development Specialist is responsible for the outreach and employment activities that support the Cree Nation Government’s strategic capacity building objectives. The incumbent will focus on effectively promoting the policing program and career opportunities within the Cree Nation Government.

     

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities:

    • Contribute to the identification of staffing needs of the Cree Nation Government.
    • Develop an outreach, employment and retention strategy to assist in increasing the employment of Cree beneficiaries, across all classifications, including the Eeyou Eenou Police Force.
    • Develop, lead and participate in recruitment and outreach activities and represents the Cree Nation Government during these activities both in-person and virtually online. For example: plan and give presentations to small or larger audiences, career/education fairs, K-12 schools and post-secondary institution visits, and other special HR-related events.
    • Provide administrative and analytical support to recruitment and retention strategy.
    • Develop and apply established procedures and guidelines to ensure an efficient delivery of all activities.
    • Answer questions on internal employment opportunities and working conditions.
    • Develop and maintain webpages, social media and other materials related to outreach activities.

    EEPF Responsibilities:

    • Identify potential programs specifically for youth that are designed to expose them to law enforcement and the career opportunities available.
    • Create a positive and favorable impression of the EEPF with community members.
    • Market effectively the policing program by engaging with school counsellors.
    • Coordinate outreach efforts to K-12 students and community members in collaboration with EEPF Officers.
    • Organize and implement the selection camps.
    • Assist the Cegep with the admission process for the policing program.
    • Advise on the policing program application and admission processes, program details, financial assistance and student services.
    • Communicate with applicants regarding receipt of their documents, the status of their application, and advise them of missing documents.
    • Coordinate background and reference checks.
    • Provide supportive advising to unsuccessful applicants.
    • Draft Issue Sheets for Management Committee’s review and approval.
    • In collaboration with Senior Officers, ensure proper integration of new trainees into EEPF.
    • Measure and report on success in recruitment, retention and graduation of students enrolled into the policing program.
    • Identify practices or drawbacks which adversely affect Cree beneficiaries in their access to or participation in the policing program and proposes recommendations.

    Interaction/Communication Responsibilities:

    • Foster working relationships with the Cree School Board and post-secondary institutions.
    • Travel to Eeyou Istchee to promote the policing program and other employment opportunities within the Cree Nation Government.
    • Work in collaboration with the communication team to develop and create different outreach tools such as: videos, posters, social media messages, etc., to promote Cree Nation Government.
    • Participate in external recruitment functions including but not limited to education/career fairs (community events, Cree School Board, Apatisiiwin Skills Development, etc.).
    • Identify summer student opportunities and internships within the Cree Nation Government’s departments.

    Administrative Responsibilities:

    • Review, redirect, process and facilitate incoming and outgoing regular and electronic correspondence and paperwork to provide prompt and appropriate action with respect to inquiries, concerns and issues.
    • Enter and manage data from multiple sources, verify entries for accuracy and completeness, perform audits of own work or that of others to ensure conformity with established procedures.

    Research, Analysis and Reporting Responsibilities:

    • Prepare reports related to outreach activities and enrollment into policing program.
    • Prepare and monitor an annual budget for outreach activities.
    • Maintain a calendar of outreach activities, including events, workshops, and other communication opportunities.
    • Report on performance metrics and feedback from outreach activities attendees.
    • Prepare reports and participate in drafting the human resources annual report.
    • Maintain an efficient and effective electronic and manual filing syste

    Other Responsibilities:

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

    Education:

    • University Certificate in Administration, Human Resources, Communications or related field.

    Experience:

    • Three to five years of relevant work experience.

    Language:

    • Fluency in English.
    • Fluency in verbal Cree and French. 

    Knowledge and Abilities:

    • Customer-focused and service-oriented. 
    • Proven ability to communicate effectively. 
    • Proven ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality. 
    • Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy. 
    • Proven organizational skills. 
    • 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:

    • Typical office setting where there are no unusual physical demands.
    • Willingness to travel regularly.

    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: Req #96

    Youi can apply to this position through the Cree Nation Government Career Portal 

  • HR Specialist
    Nemaska
    Department:
    Human Resources
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    $52,654.00 - $70,294.00
    Core Functions

    The Human Resource Specialist is responsible for providing support with outreach and employment activities which support the Cree Nation Governments increasing staffing needs

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities:

     

    • Assist with the recruitment  and outreach strategies, programs and initiatives to recruit / select / retain high quality candidates.
    • Create a list of contacts to support outreach activities.
    • Provide administrative and analytical support to the recruitment team and research retention strategy.
    • Assist with the outreach, employment and retention strategy to assist in increasing the employment of Cree beneficiaries, across all classifications.
    • Contribute to the identification of staffing needs of the Cree Nation Government.
    • Create list of networking contacts to communicate with for staffing needs.
    • Develop and maintain webpages, social media and other materials related to outreach activities.
    • Support the Manager of Recruitment and Development with the preparation of new job descriptions.
    • Research and create a listing of the types of assessment tests available on the market.
    • Provide support to the Manager of Recruitment and Development in the reviewing issue of issue sheets.
    • Administer the summer student program and identify opportunities for internships within the Cree Nation Government’s departments.
    • Provide support and orientation for the onboarding of new hires.
    • Prepare contracts for casual employees.

     

    Interaction/Communication Responsibilities:

    • Foster working relationships with the Cree School Board and post-secondary institutions.
    • Participate in external recruitment functions including but not limited to job and career fairs (universities, Cree School Board, Apatisiiwin Skills Development, etc.).
    • Manage relationship with recruitment agencies to source potential candidates.
    • Foster working relationships with the Cree School Board and post-secondary institutions.
    • Work in collaboration with the communication team to develop and create different outreach tools such as: videos, posters, social media messages, etc., to promote Cree Nation Government.

    Administrative Responsibilities:

    • In collaboration with managers, establish a recall list for short-term replacements.
    • Track and follow up on replacement contracts and renewals.
    • Ensure background checks for recall list are up to date and documented in the employee file.

    Reporting Responsibilities:

    • Prepare reports and participate in drafting the human resources annual report
    • Compile reports by entering data in the human resources spreadsheets databases.
    • Maintain an efficient and effective electronic and manual filing system.
    • Perform file audits to ensure that all required employee documentation is collected and maintained.

    Other Responsibilities:

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

    Education:

    • University Certificate in Administration, Human Resources, Communications or related field.

    Experience:

    • Three to five years of relevant work experience.

    Language:

    • Fluency in English.
    • Fluency in verbal Cree and French.

    Knowledge and Abilities:

    • Customer-focused and service-oriented. 
    • Proven ability to communicate effectively. 
    • Proven ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality. 
    • Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy. 
    • Proven organizational skills. 
    • 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:

    • Typical office setting where there are no unusual physical demands.
    • Willingness to travel regularly.

     

    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: Req #95

    You can apply through the Cree Nation Government Career Portal 

  • Analyst
    Montréal
    Department:
    Commerce and Industry
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    $59,368.00 - $79,256.00
    Core Functions

    The Commerce and Industry Analyst is responsible for ensuring that programs, funds and projects, data management, information on programs and community statistics are properly implemented, maintained and accessible. Moreover, the Commerce and Industry Analyst is actively involved in the conception and development of programs to ensure data-driven decisions are made as the department fulfills its obligations.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities:

    • Oversee the conception, development, implementation and operation of the department’s files related to information and data management.
    • Plan, implement, and provide technical support in all aspects of economic development initiatives, programs and projects to ensure proper monitoring, reporting and control.
    • Ensure coordination and collaboration of available external databases, information sources and other such data so that it remains accessible for the concerned department staff, clients and partners.
    • Develop and maintain various databases such as funding resources available for clients as well as other databases required for the operation of the department.
    • With the support of Department Managers, prepare funding proposals to support community economic development.
    • Provide technical support for clients by reviewing project proposals.
    • Identify community training and development requirements to take advantage of economic development opportunities.
    • By analyzing data, identify gaps and opportunities in the local and regional economy. 

    Interaction/Communication Responsibilities:

    • In collaboration with the Manager of Natural Resources and Sectoral Development, consult with industrial partners to collect economic data.
    • In collaboration with the Manager of Programs, gather data on funding program applications.
    • Contribute to departmental newsletters and external communications.

    Administrative Responsibilities:

    • Prepare and develop recommendations for programs, sectoral activities and other department initiatives to ensure decisions and orientations are based on the economic realities locally and regionally.
    • In collaboration with the Sectoral development team, participate in the maintenance of the Cree Business Registry.
    • Oversee the data collection of the business registry.

    Reporting Responsibilities:

    • Ensure that the Business Registry is maintained and updated in order to provide prompt quarterly reporting to the Manager of Natural Resources and Sectoral Development.
    • Verify missing information in the Business Registry on a monthly basis.
    • Assist and cooperate with the Finance department on internal audit of funding programs.
    • Prepare and provide monthly financial statistical reports related to funding programs.
    • Prepare quarterly and annual reports on economic trends within Eeyou Istchee.
    • Under the supervision of the Director and department Managers, contribute to quarterly and annual reports.

    Other Responsibilities:

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

    Education:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Business, Public Administration, Law or related field.

    Experience:

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

    Language:

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

    Knowledge and Abilities:

    • Strong knowledge of economic development and business administration.
    • 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: Req #86

    Apply through the Cree Nation Government Career Portal 

  • Multimedia Production Officer
    Eeyou Istchee
    Department:
    Justice and Correctional Services
    Status:
    Contractual
    Salary:
    $27.63 - $36.89
    Core Functions

    The Multimedia Production Officer is responsible for working with internal and external stakeholders of the Department of Justice and Correctional Services (DOJCS) of the Cree Nation Government, in order to support the creation of media content. The incumbent is responsible for the planning, producing, and reviewing of media content in order to increase public awareness about department services.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities: 

    • In collaboration with the Media and Communications Specialist, provide professional media support for the production of all audio and video content of the department. 
    • Participate in the pre-production, production, and post-production of video content for the department. 
    • Collaborate in the development of a production schedule for video and audio content that is to be produced for the department. 
    • Create and regularly update equipment inventory to meet the needs of all current and future production. 
    • Maintain the efficiency and effectiveness of all equipment used in production. 
    • Edit and review video and audio content for social media, website, and podcast channel. 
    • Offer media solutions to department staff in promoting department services and programs. 
    • Stay up to date with the latest production best practices and technologies. 
    • Offer insight into new and innovative ways of producing content. 

    Interaction/Responsibilities: 

    • Work closely with the Media and Communications Specialist and the Cree Nation Government communications team. 
    • Assist in developing informative and relevant content for various social media platforms  
    • in line with the social media strategy. 
    • Collaborate on and adapt content for the website and social media that is in line with the communications need of the department. 
    • Create and develop videos to build awareness and educate the public on the department’s services, programs and issues. 
    • Identify and cover events from all departments throughout the year (eg. conferences, programs, etc.) in order to produce content. 
    • Work with designers and video producers to ensure content is informative and appealing. 

    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 Communications, Graphic/Web Design or a related field.

    Experience:

    • Three to five years of relevant work experience in Social Media communications.

    Language: 

    • Fluency in English and French.
    • Verbal Fluency of Cree is a strong asset.

    Knowledge and Abilities:

    • Writing skills with excellent editing, proofreading, and research skills.
    • Knowledge of content management and basic site administration.
    • Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Ability to work independently on multiple projects with strict deadlines.
    • Knowledge of video production principles.
    • Knowledge of audio editing software, Adobe Audition, Logic, Protools.
    • Proficiency with non-linear editing software (Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Premiere Pro, Davinci Resolve).

    Additional Requirements: 

    • Typical office setting where there are no unusual physical demands.
    • Willingness to travel regularly.
    • Must undergo a background check.

    Application

    Your application must be sent by email or fax with the competition number: Req #69

    You can apply to this posting through the Cree Nation Government Career Portal 

  • Administrative Assistant
    Waswanipi
    Department:
    Eeyou Eenou Police Force
    Status:
    Permanent
    Core Functions

    The Administrative Assistant carries out various secretarial, clerical and general office administration duties to the Lieutenant and the detachments.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities:

    • Screen and respond to incoming correspondence, inquiries and telephone calls received at the detachment.
    • Ensure the management and the follow-up of the agenda.
    • Provide support by preparing, drafting, editing and proofreading correspondence, presentations, brochures, publications, reports or related material.
    • Receive training for BeeOn Software and act as a reference and support for the use of the program to detachment staff.
    • Conduct research, perform data entry and transfer of data to the BeeON program in compliance with the Police Information Module (PIM) and Quebec Police Information Centre (CRPQ) systems to ensure reliable and useful data for the local and global management of EEPF.
    • In between leaving and arriving Officers, ensure that houses have been inspected and meet the required standards.
    • Assist in the preparation of reports and presentations to various committees or councils.
    • Take and prepare minutes for detachment meetings. Prepare and send activity reports to headquarters.
    • Coordinate various meetings or conference calls, including setting up appointments, preparing meeting notices, and making conference room reservations.
    • Assist with travel and accommodation arrangements.
    • Assist all Officers with administrative matters.

    Administrative Responsibilities:

    • Keep employee files up to date regarding requests for vacation, leaves, etc.

    Other Responsibilities:

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

    Education

    • High School Diploma with additional training program of at least one year in Secretarial studies or related field.

    Experience

    • One to three years of relevant work experience.

    Language:

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

    Knowledge and Abilities:

    • Customer-focused and service-oriented.
    • Proven ability to communicate effectively.
    • Proven ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality.
    • Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Proven organizational skills.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products.

    Additional Requirements:

    • Typical office setting where there are no unusual physical demands.
    • Must agree to undergo a background check

    Application

    Your application must be sent by email or fax.

    Apply to the job posting using the link below:

    https://can61e2.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/creenation/Posting/View/195 

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