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  • Technical Support Specialist
    Department:
    Government Support Services
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $57,754.00 – Max. $77,102.00)
    Core Functions

    The Technical Support Specialist is responsible for leading, developing, mentoring and auditing the quality control for the Technical Support Team. The incumbent is also responsible for participating in IT projects and higher-level user support. This is a hands-on position.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities
    • Lead and mentor the IT Technical Team.
    • Communicate and adhere to new procedures, policies and goals.
    • Monitor queues and assist with daily goals and conduct quality control to reduce errors to improve procedures.
    • Establish, recommend and implement policies to ensure the quality, timely and efficient design of customer-oriented services.
    • Handle escalated issues from users.
    • Provide technical user support.
    • Oversee ticket system operation and maintenance.
    • Implement, maintain and oversee technical support tools, such as the ticketing and monitoring tool, remote access software and security password managers.

    Managerial Responsibilities
    • Supervise and lead direct reports.
    • Assist with development of team objectives, as well as individual objectives for direct reports by ensuring that performance is aligned with those objectives. Ensure that supervisors within team are establishing objectives that are in alignment with departmental objectives, in collaboration with the Senior Manager of IT.
    • Identify training needs, recommend solutions, and support training and development.
    • Conduct periodic performance evaluations for direct reports and assist supervisors through formal performance evaluations and regular one-on-one meetings.
    • Promote ongoing, effective and open communication with employees. Keep staff members informed of decisions that impact them and/or their department.

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

    Qualifications

    Education
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field.

    Experience
    • Five to eight years or relevant work experience.
    • Experience in a leadership and or coaching role.

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

    Additional Requirements
    • Typical office setting where there are no unusual physical demands.
    • Willingness to work irregular hours.
    • 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: ECN-210405-3

    Application Period
    From April 20, 2021 to May 3, 2021

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: ECN-210405-3
    Valerie Mianscum
    Recruitment Specialist
    Email: hr@cngov.ca
    Tel.: 819-673-2600

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  • Land Use GIS Analyst
    Department:
    Environment and Remedial Works
    Status:
    One Year Contract
    Salary:
    (Min. $51,233.00 – Max. $68,383.00)
    Core Functions

    The Land Use Analyst works with the Land Use Planning team to provide technical support for the Cree First Nations (CFNs), the Eeyou Planning Commission (EPC) and for other Cree entities, in collecting and mapping Cree land use information and in applying this information for lands planning and lands management purposes. The incumbent is also responsible for using Geographical Information System (GIS) tools to support effective data collection, data management, and training and capacity building initiatives. 

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities 

    • Collaborate with CFNs and entities on land use planning and lands management, using ArcGIS platforms and tools hosted by the Cree Nation Government. 
    • Develop protocols, processes and workflows governing the management of land use data within the organizational platforms. 
    • Provide GIS analysis and design maps responding to specific issues identified by the Land Use Planning team, the EPC, and other Cree governments and entities related to land use planning. 
    • Participate in data collection through land use mapping, use of applications or any other data collection processes. 
    • Support the development of data collection methods and data management protocols to ensure the secure and effective use of spatial data, particularly Cree land use data for planning and land management purposes. 
    • Work with the GIS Unit and others as needed on GIS capacity building within CFNs, in order to ensure that these entities can work and collaborate effectively with the Land Use Planning team and the EPC on land use planning and land management issues.

     

    Other Responsibilities 

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

    Education 

    • College or University degree in Geography, Land Use Planning, Environment, or a related field. 

    Experience 

    • Three to five years of relevant work experience.
    • Experience working on land use planning or lands management issues in rural/remote contexts and/or at the regional scale is an asset. 

     

    Language 

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

     

    Knowledge and Abilities 

    • Strong demonstrated knowledge of GIS applications. 
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in an indigenous and/or intercultural context. 
    • 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 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. 

     

    Additional Requirements 

    • Typical office setting where there are no unusual physical demands. 
    • Must hold a valid driver’s license. 
    • 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: ERWD-210402-1

    Application Period 

    From April 7, 2021 to April 23, 2021 

    Application 

    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: ERWD-210402-1

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

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