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  • 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 

  • Community Liaison Officer
    Department:
    Environment and Remedial Works
    Status:
    Contractual – Until March 31, 2024
    Salary:
    Hourly $24.51-$32.72
    Core Functions

    The Community Liaison Officer will work  in collaboration with the  Coordinator of Special Projects on the delivery of a feasibility assessment concerning the establishment of a National Marine Conservation Area in Eastern James Bay. The incumbent is responsible for supporting the facilitation of projects, budget development and deliverables. More specifically, the incumbent will liaise with external partners, Cree community representatives and Cree entities on protected areas programs and initiatives.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities:

    • Assist the Coordinator of Special Projects with the identification of priorities and development of operational plans for various conservation programs and initiatives, and projects with Cree communities and entities.
    • Participate in the development of a feasibility assessment  through collaboration with contractors and other experts, and consultants with the communities.
    • Work in collaboration with Parks Canada Agency to ensure effective cooperation on projects and advancement of the feasibility assessment file.
    • Assist the Coordinator to organize and manage logistics for community consultations.
    • Collaborate with the Coordinator to develop and deliver presentations on protected areas programs and initiatives.
    • Collaborate with the  Communications team to develop and implement a Communication Plan related to protected areas.
    • Liaise with various Cree Nation Government departments, Cree communities, Cree entities, and the Eeyou Istchee and Eeyou Marine Region Boards and other stakeholders to access and implement applicable initiatives and projects.

    Reporting Responsibilities:

    • Assist the Coordinator and the Financial Program Technician (FPT) to develop and track budget based on action plans and forecasted project costs.
    • Collaborate with the FPT to monitor all transactions, expenses, invoices, and payments to ensure compliance with financial processes and procedures. 
    • Assist the Coordinator to provide regular and accurate progress reports and final reports on approved projects and programs to the PACS.
    • Work with the project team to perform follow-up assessments of all completed activities and evaluation of project results. 

    Other Responsibilities:

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

    Education:

    • College Diploma in Natural Resource Management, Environmental Studies, Geography, or related field

    Experience:

    • One to three years of relevant work experience.
    • Experience in conservation or protected areas.
    • Experience in project management and community engagement

    Language:

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

    Knowledge and Abilities:

    • Proven organizational skills and ability to coordinate multiple projects.
    • Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Works well in a team environment.
    • Basic knowledge of budgeting, accounting, financial reporting, and program coordination.
    • Proven ability to demonstrate strong judgment and problem-solving in complex situations.
    • Ability to work under pressure and adapt to a changing environment.
    • 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 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 #61

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  • 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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