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  • Call Centre Dispatcher
    Chisasibi, Eeyou Istchee
    Department:
    Eeyou Eenou Police Force
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min.$45,886.00 - $61,258.00)
    Core Functions

    The Call Centre Dispatcher responds to calls for emergency and non-emergency assistance and in dispatching law enforcement, firefighting, or first responder. The incumbent is also responsible for updating, verifying, and validating information through databases such as: Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC), Quebec Police Information Centre (CRPQ) and EEPF databases.

    Characteristic functions

    Call Center Responsibilities
    • Receive emergency calls from the public requesting police, first responders, or fire emergency services.
    • Collect all pertinent and critical information from the caller.
    • Determine response requirements and relative priorities of situations in accordance with established procedures.
    • Dispatch police, ambulance, firefighters, or other emergency units as necessary and in accordance with established procedures.
    • Maintain continuous contact with all units dispatched.
    • Operate a variety of communications equipment, including radio consoles, telephones, and computer systems.

    Database Management Responsibilities
    • Perform database entry in ICO (EEPF database software).
    • Maintain the database up-to-date and manage all access.
    • Archive data.
    • Receive all requests for Criminal Record Check from local EEPF Officers.
    • Treat requests and search relevant information using proper databases (CPIC, CRPQ and EEPF database).
    • Compile information required by the EEPF Officers.

    Other Responsibilities
    • Maintain up-to-date knowledge and skills in area(s) of responsibility.
    • Perform by the Call Dispatch Center Coordinator.

    Qualifications

    Education
    • High School Diploma.
    • Post-secondary training in Emergency Communications is an asset.
    • Current certification in Standard First Aid and CPR Level C is an asset.

    Experience
    • Knowledge of computer databases and software programs.
    • Experience in fire operations, public safety/health, emergency management, customer service, call centre operation is an asset.
    • Experience as a Special Constable is an asset.

    Languages
    • Fluent in English and Cree.
    • Fluent in French is an asset.

    Knowledge and Abilities
    • Good knowledge of Cree communities, services, and knowledge of the Cree Culture.
    • Ability to listen and speak to people in some state of distress.
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to demonstrate sound and rapid decision-making under stressful conditions.
    • Strong organizational skills and ability to coordinate multiple tasks in a stressful environment. • Proven ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality.
    • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and adapt to a changing environment.

    Additional Requirements
    • Typical office setting where there are no unusual physical demands.
    • Requires flexible hours, rotational work shift is required.
    • Willingness to follow adequate training.
    • Must 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: EEPF-211104-3

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email or fax with the competition number: EEPF-211104-3

    Greta Spencer
    Recruitment Specialist
    Email: recruitment@eepf.ca
    Tel.: 819-855-2332

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  • GIS Technician
    Mistissini
    Department:
    Environment and Remedial Works
    Status:
    Contract (1-Year)
    Salary:
    (Min.$45,886.00 - $61,258.00)
    Core Functions

    The GIS Technician is responsible for updating spatial data, producing maps, providing training, and technical support to the department staff, Cree communities and other Cree entities.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities
    • Research, acquire, compile, and update GIS data from various sources.
    • Participate in data collection through mapping interviews
    • Digitize and process data collection materials
    • Design or prepare graphic representation of GIS data, using maps, graphs, or tabular formats for effective presentation of information.
    • Maintain GIS web services (layers, maps, apps).
    • Provide training and technical support to staff and the Cree communities.

    Administrative Responsibilities
    • Maintain equipment (plotter, scanner).
    • Install and authorize GIS products for Cree Nation Government staff, Cree first nations and other Cree entities.
    • Respond to GIS requests in collaboration with Coordinator of GIS and the Director of Environment and Remedial Works.

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

    Qualifications

    Education
    • College Diploma in Geomatics or a related field.

    Experience
    • One to three years of relevant work experience.
    • Experience with ESRI ArcGIS products

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

    Knowledge and Abilities
    • Good knowledge of GIS software (ArcGIS, QGIS).
    • 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 ability to multitask.
    • 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.
    • Working knowledge of computers and 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.

    Application Period
    From November 16, 2021 to November 30, 2021

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email or fax with the competition number: ERWD-211108-1
    Valerie Mianscum
    Recruitment Specialist
    Email: hr@cngov.ca
    Tel.: 819-673-2600

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  • Employment Counsellor
    Mistissini
    Department:
    Apatisiiwin Skills Development
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $45,886.00 – Max. $61,258.00)
    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: ASD-211107-1

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: ASD-211107-1
    Valerie Mianscum
    Recruitment Specialist
    Email: hr@cngov.ca
    Tel.: 819-673-2600
  • Documentation Technician
    Ottawa
    Department:
    Government Support Services
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $40,698.00 – Max. $54,331.00)
    Core Functions

    Under the general direction of the Director of Government Support and Services and the supervision of the Coordinator of Records and Information Management (CRIM), the Documentation Technician is responsible for the set-up and maintenance of the Documentation Center and the management of electronic records.

    Characteristic functions

    Documentation Center Responsibilities
    • Assist in the creation of policies and the directives regarding the management of documents and archives.
    • Perform an inventory, organize, and maintain paper-based and electronic records and documents.
    • Participate in the appraisal of documents and/or other items set for transfer and/or destruction.
    • Proactively examine and adapt conditions in the physical environment to reduce risk and preserve the integrity of records.
    • Assist in the intellectual treatment of documents and records (classification and indexing) and assist in the compliance of the access-to-information policy.
    • Track and control records circulation and retention schedule.
    • Coordinate the transfer and disposition of records to and from all departments/program areas and the records center/archive.
    • Acquire records and conduct research via Internet services.

    Record Responsibilities
    • Aid in the implementation and maintenance of the Information Management System (IMS).
    • Maintain electronic and manual records inventories for all GCC/CNG records (active, semi-active, inactive, and Archive).
    • Assist in directing, designing, developing, and recommending manual and/or automated records filing and retrieval.
    • Scan and archive all the documents on an ongoing basis using the Information Management System (IMS).

    Administrative Responsibilities
    • Provide support to the staff in general in the completion of their duties and responsibilities as related to RIM.
    • Respond to and resolve any inquiries and complaints as it pertains to record keeping and information management and/or archives.
    • Facilitate the use of the Documentation Center by preparing information aids and provide assistance to staff members and the general public in obtaining information held by the Documentation Center.
    • Perform other related tasks as requested by the Director of Government Support Services.

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

    Qualifications

    Education
    • Bachelor of Arts Degree including specialized courses in Library Science.

    Experience
    • Four to six years of relevant work experience.
    • Experience in archiving and/or information management.

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

    Knowledge and Abilities
    • Requires thorough knowledge of Archives and Records Management standards, guidelines, best practices, and relevant legislation.
    • Requires thorough knowledge of relevant records and information management technology applications for records retention and retention guidelines.
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Good organizational skills and ability to coordinate multiple tasks and respect deadlines.
    • Ability to work well both independently and in a team environment.
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office.

    Additional Requirements
    • Typical office setting.
    • Ability to lift to 10kg.

    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: GOV-211108-1

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: GOV-211108-1

    Valerie Mianscum
    Recruitment Specialist
    Email: hr@cngov.ca
    Tel.: 819-673-2600
  • Cultural Liaison Officer
    Department:
    Social and Cultural Development
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $45,886.00 – Max. $61,258.00)
    Core Functions

    The Cultural Liaison Officer is responsible for assisting in the promotion, development, and implementation of programming and projects involving Cree Culture. The incumbent also works closely with key stakeholders and Cree Communities to provide support with the cultural programs within Cree Communities.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities
    • Work in collaboration with the coordinator to oversee the disbursement of funds from the “Eeyou Istchee Cultural Development Agreement’ with the Ministère de la Culture et des Communications du Quebec (MCQQ).
    • Develop proposals, programs, and policies to promote culture and language.
    • Identify new sources of funding and prepare applications for financial support for cultural coordinators and the department.
    • Work in collaboration with the Cree Nation Government and the Aanischaaukamikw Cultural Institute in all matters related to the Cree Culture, Language, programs, and policy.
    • Develop and implement training, workshops and conferences aimed at improving traditional knowledge and skills for the delivery of cultural programs.
    • Assist in the documentation and collection of Cree culture material and provide support for the use of traditional knowledge and historical information in all exhibits, and educational materials and activities.

    Interaction/Communication Responsibilities

    • Liaise with stakeholders and provide support for regional and local projects and programing.
    • Collaborate closely with regional entities, organizations and cultural coordinators in all activities related to the culture and language.
    • Act as the liaison with various Coordinators of Cree Culture and stakeholders regarding cultural projects and programming.
    • Coordinate training, conferences and/or workshops related to Cree culture and traditional knowledge.
    • Assist in the development of budgets for culture programs and projects.
    • Work closely with other community services to determine areas of needs for programming and make recommendations to the Director of Social and Cultural Development.

    Reporting Responsibilities

    • Oversee the monitoring and reporting of the MCCQ funding to the department and ministry.
    • Prepare reports summarizing the results of the programs and projects with regional stakeholders
    • Produce preliminary reports summarizing the results of the consultations with local and regional governments, entities, and the public.
    • Provide regular updates to the Director of Social and Cultural Department.

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

    Qualifications

    Education
    • College Diploma in Administration, Project Management, or other related fields.

    Experience
    • Three to five years of relevant experience.

    Language
    • Fluency in verbal Cree.
    • Fluency in English.
    • Ability to write in Cree is considered an asset.

    Knowledge and Abilities
    • Good knowledge and understanding of Cree culture, customs, and history
    • Proven ability to communicate effectively.
    • Proven ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality
    • Proven organizational skills and presentation skills.
    • Strong judgment and proven ability to problem-solve.
    • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Strong organizational skills
    • 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 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: SCD-211103-1

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email or fax with the competition number: SCD-211103-1

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

    PDF Download

  • Administrative Assistant
    Mistissini
    Department:
    Environment and Remedial Works
    Status:
    Temporary Contract (Ending March 2023)
    Salary:
    Min. $40,698.00 – Max. $54,331.00)
    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.
    • 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.
    • Support receptionists in their duties.
    • 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

    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 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: ERWD-211004-2

    Application Period
    From October 25, 2021 to November 9, 2021

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: ERWD-211004-2
    Valerie Mianscum
    Recruitment Specialist
    Email: hr@cngov.ca
    Tel.: 819-673-2600

    PDF Download

  • Administrative Assistant
    Mistissini
    Department:
    Child and Family Services
    Status:
    Contract (March 2022)
    Salary:
    (Min. $40,698.00 – Max. $54,331.00)
    Core Functions

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

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities
    • Answer phone calls and direct calls to appropriate parties or take messages.
    • 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.
    • Assist in organizing the departmental activities with respect to evaluations and the measurement
    of results, targets for programs, and services delivered.
    • 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

    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 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: CFS-211003-1

    Application Period
    From October 25, 2021 to November 9, 2021

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: CFS-211003-1
    Valerie Mianscum
    Recruitment Specialist
    Email: hr@cngov.ca
    Tel.: 819-673-2600

    PDF Download 

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