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  • Administrative Assistant
    Mistissini
    Department:
    Commerce and Industry
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $33,059.00 – Max. $49,588.00)
    Core Functions

    The Administrative Assistant is responsible for carrying out various secretarial, clerical and general office administration duties.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities
    • Assist in the administration and coordination of various Department-related activities such as setting up appointments, arranging travel schedules, making reservations, coordinating equipment and catering needs, preparing meeting notices, and recording the minutes of meetings
    • Greet visitors and direct them to the appropriate person or waiting area
    • Answer and coordinate responses to all administrative inquiries received by the office
    • Confirm receipt of all quarterly department reports and assist in the preparation of department’s annual report
    • Assist in preparing, editing, and formatting material
    • Process invoices and claims or other budget documents
    • Enter data into spreadsheets and/or databases for reporting purposes
    • Keep an inventory, maintain and assist with the trial and evaluation of office equipment and supplies
    • Maintain an efficient and effective database and filing system

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

    Qualifications

    Experience
    • One to three years of relevant work experience

    Languages
    • 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
    • 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

    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-200202-1

    Application Period
    From February 17, 2020 to March 3, 2020

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: DCI-200202-1

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

    Digital Download

    Available Here 

  • Mining Engineer
    Montréal
    Department:
    Environment and Remedial Works
    Status:
    1 Year Contract
    Salary:
    (Min. 75,364.00 – Max. $113,046.00)
    Core Functions

    The Mining Engineer is responsible for planning and directing the various engineering aspects of extracting minerals from the earth. The incumbent is also responsible for addressing environmental concerns and ensuring that environmental regulations and standards are respected.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities
    • Applied knowledge of mining engineering to solve problems concerning the environment in the Eeyou Istchee territory.
    • Help plan ways of restoring the land around mine sites so that they can be used for other purposes.
    • Oversee various mining projects by effectively coordinating the team activities such as planning the work, assembling project team, assigning individual responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed, developing schedules to ensure timely completion of project and monitoring progress against plan.
    • Consult with engineers and environmentalists regarding the preservation of bodies of water around mining sites.
    • Analyze submissions and tenders and participate in the selection of external consultants and/or projects.
    • Analyze, monitor and report on mining projects as conducted by external companies.
    • Review and comment on all new legislation relating to mining and its impact on the environment.
    • Provide assistance in interpreting environmental impact statements.
    • Keep informed of new, environmentally friendlier, methods and techniques of extracting minerals from the earth.

    Interaction/Communication Responsibilities
    • Collaborate with local communities and regional entities in providing them with any research or information in relation to current and future mining projects.
    • Communicate with key stakeholders to keep them informed on the status of current and future projects as well as new mining regulations, standards and issues.
    • Participate in various environmental committees.

    Administrative Responsibilities
    • Oversee the maintenance and updating of mining information/data input into the mining research system.

    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 Mining Engineering or related field.
    • Member of the Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec.
    Experience
    • Three to five years of relevant work experience.
    • Experience in Project Management.
    Languages
    • Fluency in English.
    • Fluency in French.
    • Fluency in Cree is an asset.
    Knowledge and Abilities
    • Proven ability to communicate effectively.
    • 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
    • Willingness to work in an office setting where there are no unusual physical demands.
    • Must hold a valid driver’s licence.
    • 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: ERWD-200107-1

    Application Period
    From January 17, 2020 to February 3, 2020

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: ERWD-200107-1

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

    Digital Download

    Available here 

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