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  • Prevention Program Officer
    Whapmagoostui
    Department:
    Justice and Correctional Services
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $46,031.00 – Max. $69,047.00)
    Core Functions

    The Prevention Program Officer is responsible for delivering all types of prevention programs such as the Stop Now and Plan Program (SNAP) for Schools model in the community elementary schools. The incumbent works closely with key stakeholders and institutions to ensure that the prevention programs are adapted to the community needs and to propose any changes in order to improve existing programs.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional
    Responsibilities
    • In collaboration with the Coordinator, key stakeholders and institutions propose, design, adapt and suggest improvements on existing prevention programs for targeted demographics.
    • Organize program activities and sessions in collaboration with frontline contacts, as well as administration, with any key stakeholders in the program.
    • Present and deliver the prevention programs in schools or any other community places.
    • Prepare session materials and deliver within the classroom or other appropriate settings depending on the program.
    • For school-based programs, identify higher risk children and engage parents, teachers or other stakeholders to assist with the needs of these children including individual befriending, referral to other service providers and providing after school programming.
    • Through active community engagement, identify emerging crime or public safety issues, which may require new prevention efforts.
    • Partner with youth camps and summer programs to propose prevention related activities.

    Interaction/Communication Responsibilities
    • Work closely with other community services to determine areas of needs for programming and make recommendations to the Coordinator of Prevention Programs.
    • Establish contact with schools, community entities and other organizations to promote and advertise programs model.
    • Participate in program planning meetings with other Prevention Program Officers or department staff.
    • Communicate with public and stakeholders on general program enquiries locally.
    • Promote within communities the value of crime prevention, early identification and intervention with high-risk children and youth by organizing activities during special community events.
    • Liaise, as required, with SNAP for Schools or other model program developers, to ensure high quality program implementation.

    Administrative Responsibilities
    • Ensure teachers, guardians, and other stakeholders have completed any informed consent forms for participation in programs.
    • Complete standardized tests on higher risk children to determine proper case plan.
    • Enter data into any department case management database.

    Reporting Responsibilities
    • Complete standard reports that are required for any licenses for programs employed in Eeyou Istchee.
    • Provide quarterly reports to Coordinator on activities and programs delivered.
    • Maintain and populate program database.

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

    Qualifications

    Education and
    Certification
    • College diploma in Social Work or related field.

    Experience
    • Three to five years of relevant work experience.
    • Experience working with at-risk youth populations.

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

    Knowledge and Abilities
    • Good knowledge and understanding of Cree culture, customs and history.
    • Customer-focused and service-oriented.
    • Good empathy and listening skills.
    • 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.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products.

    Additional Requirements
    • Typical office setting where there are no unusual physical demands.
    • Willingness to work irregular hours occasionally.
    • 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: JCSD-191109-1

    Application Period
    From November 14, 2019 to November 29, 2018

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: JCSD-191109-1

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

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  • Human Resources Technician
    Val-d'Or
    Department:
    Human Resources
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $39,009.00 – Max. $58,514.00)
    Core Functions

    The Human Resources Technician is responsible for providing professional and administrative support to the Director of Human Resources and the human resources team.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities
    • Maintain and update Cree Nation Government’s organizational charts and positions nomenclature.
    • Arrange travel schedule and make reservations for human resources staff.
    • Monitor and produce letters for: end of probation, employment attestations, and salary modifications (includes additional responsibilities) and inform the Human Resources Officer and Payroll for changes when necessary.
    • Prepare letters for end of contracts.
    • Support logistics for recruitment functions including but not limited to job and career fairs (Cree School Board, Cree Human Resources Development, etc.).
    • Support the implementation of the training and development initiatives in collaboration with other HR professionals.
    • Support the communication and monitoring of the performance assessment process.
    • Notify manager of due dates for performance evaluations.
    • Monitor personnel assessment receipt and follows up on late evaluations.
    • Compile performance assessment information by departments/employees/results and submit document to Payroll for yearly salary adjustments.
    • Take a flexible approach to relevant issues and act promptly to ensure situations are dealt with appropriately and effectively.
    • Administer and coordinate various department-related meetings such as setting up appointments, preparing meeting notices, and recording the minutes of meetings (e.g., staff meetings).

    Interaction/Communication Responsibilities
    • Produce memos for all staff distribution (HR updates, holidays, etc.).
    • Prepare, input, edit and proofread correspondence, presentations, brochures, publications, reports and other human resources related material.
    • Maintain the human resources website and social media.

    Administrative Responsibilities
    • Provide customer service, screen and direct telephone calls, take and relay messages, answer questions from employees and the general public regarding human resources questions, respond to employment verification requests, and other requests for information, redirect inquiries as appropriate.
    • Review, redirect, process and facilitate incoming and outgoing regular and electronic correspondence and paperwork so as to provide prompt and appropriate action with respect to inquiries, concerns and issues in a timely manner.
    • Answer and/or coordinate responses to all administrative inquiries received from the Director.
    • Research, compile and analyze data for special HR projects and reports.
    • Arrange travel schedule and make reservations for HR staff.
    • Process invoices and expense reports.
    • Maintain calendar of human resources team.
    • Make travel arrangements (transportation and accommodations) for all recruitment activities.
    • Order promotional items for career fairs.
    • Collect, manage and update employee data and personnel files.
    • Set up, update and maintain an efficient and effective electronic and manual filing system (correspondence and related administrative records) including the electronic HR library.
    • Compile reports by entering data in the HR spreadsheets databases.
    • Maintain official human resources policy manual, procedure annual, and other related policies and procedures.

    Reporting Responsibilities
    • Prepare reports as required by the role.

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

    Qualifications

    Education and Certification
    • College diploma in Administration or related field.

    Experience
    • One to three years of relevant work experience.

    Languages
    • Fluency in English.
    • Fluency in verbal 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.
    • 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 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: HR-191103-1

    Application Period
    From November 13, 2019 to November 28, 2019

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: HR-191103-1

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

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  • Records and Information Management Coordinator
    Department:
    Government Support Services
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $56,158.00 – Max. $84,237.00)
    Core Functions

    The Records and Information Management Coordinator is responsible for supervising and coordinating the records information management (RIM) of the Cree Nation Government archives in collaboration with the IT Coordinator. The RIM coordinates information service activities with other internal division, departments and outside agencies and provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Cree Nation Government.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities

    • Accountable for the implementation of the RIM plan to all respective units of the organization.
    • Responsible to co-define the information architecture and all its respective components.
    • Collaborates with external consultant to define the governance process of the RIM in relation to the respective units of the Cree Nation Government regarding documentation.
    • Responsible for disseminating RIM policies and procedures to staff and ensuring compliance at governmental, legal, and accounting levels.
    • Ensure the alignment of RIM objectives with those of the organization.
    • Develop and implement programming standards and operating procedures.
    • Serve as a liaison for the Records and Management Information with other departments.
    • Work with key employees to correct deficiencies in accordance to RIM.

    Administrative Responsibilities
    • Manage and plan activities related to archiving and preservation of documents including the preservation, maintenance and destruction of documents, and coordinating without storage providers.
    • Provide administrative and general support to staff in the completion of their duties and responsibilities.
    • Compose and review a variety of correspondence, reports and documents as assigned.
    • Respond to and resolve any inquiries and complaints as it pertains to record keeping and information management and/or archives.

    Managerial Responsibilities
    • Assume management responsibility for all services and activities of RIM upon effective implementation.
    • Prepare work plans and time estimates for projects and proposed systems.
    • Work with key employees (Administrative Assistants, Clerks) to correct deficiencies in accordance to RIM.
    • Plan, coordinate and review the work of assigned staff.
    • Monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of RIM.

    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 Archive Studies, Library Sciences, Information Management, Records Management, Data Management, or any other degree deemed relevant to those identified above. CRM certification would be an asset.
    • Knowledge of records management systems (SharePoint, Laserfiche, etc.) would be an asset

    Experience
    • Three to five years of relevant work experience.

    Language
    • Written knowledge of English
    • Fluency in English
    • Fluency in verbal Cree an asset

    Knowledge and Abilities
    • Good knowledge of operational characteristics, services, development and production of information management services.
    • Experience with Laserfiche ECM and MS SQL server/database.
    • Good judgment, analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Good management and supervisory skills.
    • Ability to work well both independently and in a team environment.
    • Proven ability to communicate effectively.
    • Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Good organizational skill and the ability to coordinate multiple tasks and respect deadlines.

    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-191103-1

    Application Period
    From November 8, 2019 to November 25, 2019

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: ECN-191103-1

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

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  • File Clerk
    Montréal
    Department:
    Government Support Services
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $33,059.00 – Max. $49,588.00)
    Core Functions

    The File Clerk is responsible for maintaining an inventory and a database of relevant documentation and performs a range of clerical functions.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities
    • Ensure that documentation is archived in accordance with the standard procedures.
    • Input data, such as file numbers, new or updated information, or document information codes into computer systems to support document and information retrieval.
    • Provide support with directing, designing, developing, and recommending manual and/or automated records filing and retrieval.
    • Work in conjunction with Records and Information Management Coordinator (RIMC) in testing the proposed Information Architecture before the deployment.
    • Assist the RIMC in defining the Key Performing Indicators of the RIM project.
    • Scan and archive all the documents on an ongoing basis using the Information Management System (IMS).
    • Track and control records circulation and retention schedule.
    • Assist in coordinating the transfer and disposition of records from all departments to the records
    centre/archive.
    • Answer questions about records or files.
    • Conduct documentation searches for employees on the database.
    • Act as a replacement for the receptionist, if needed.

    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 verbal Cree

    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: ECN-191104-1

    Application Period
    From November 8, 2019 to November 25, 2019

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: ECN-191104-1
    Valerie Mianscum
    Recruitment Officer
    Email: hr@cngov.ca
    Tel.: 819-673-2600

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  • Office Agent
    Val-d'Or
    Department:
    Capital Works and Services
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $ 28,016.00 – Max. $ 42,024.00)
    Core Functions

    The Office Agent is responsible for providing administrative support to their respective office. The incumbent assists in preparing correspondences and documentation for approval, maintaining files, arranging meetings and amenities, and screening calls.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities:
    • Screen, review, redirect incoming and outgoing correspondence.
    • Greet visitors and direct them to the appropriate person or waiting area.
    • Answer and coordinate responses to all administrative inquiries received by the office.
    • Set up conference calls, makes conference room reservations and record meeting minutes.
    • Manage the receiving and treatment of invoices. Coordination with employees, suppliers and Finance department.
    • Coordinate the preparation of all quarterly and annual report.
    • Follow-up with all employees, assemble documents, proofreading and coordination with graphical designer.
    • Assist to various department meetings and write and review meeting minutes.
    • Modify template letters by entering correct information.
    • Compile information and assist with the preparation of kits as required.
    • Arrange travel schedules and make reservations.
    • Ensure adequate inventory of office supplies are available.
    • Maintain a proper file management of office documents, paper and electronic.

    Qualifications

    Education
    • College Diploma in Administration or related field.

    Experience
    • One to three years of relevant work experience.

    Language
    • Fluency in Verbal Cree.
    • Fluency in English and French.

    Knowledge and Abilities
    • Strong administrative and organizational skills.
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Good judgment and problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

    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.

    Application Period
    From November 5, 2019 to November 20, 2019

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: CWSD-191008-1

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

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  • Receptionist/Secretary
    Whapmagoostui
    Department:
    Justice and Correctional Services
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $28,016.00 – Max. $42,024.00)
    Core Functions

    Under the general direction of the Director of Justice and Correctional Services and the immediate supervision of the Coordinator of Justice (Community/ Courts), the Receptionist/Secretary is responsible for greeting visitors and informing the appropriate justice personnel of their presence and carrying out various clerical tasks, including operating telephone and office equipment. The incumbent is also responsible for coordinating the usage of courtrooms and mediation and family conference rooms and providing support to court personnel and other groups utilizing the facility.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities:
    • Answer the telephone, oversee incoming faxes and electronic inquiries received through the general electronic email of the organization and relay telephone calls, messages, faxes and electronic mails to the appropriate employee and/or department.
    • Receive, record and distribute all incoming and outgoing mail and parcels according to established procedures regarding general and confidential information.
    • Prepare and budget code all general invoiced for approval by the Director of Justice and Correctional Services.
    • Order and keep an inventory of all office supplies.
    • Assist in arranging travel schedules and reservation, code travel claims, get the appropriate approvals and send it to appropriate party.
    • Assist in typing and formatting correspondence.
    • Assist in compiling and preparing documents for presentations and meetings.
    • Open and maintain office addresses and contact lists in Microsoft Outlook, rotary and card files.
    • Support the Coordinator of Justice (Courts/Community) in regulating the inflow of clientele in secured areas of the facility during court sitting.
    • Grant access to scores areas and direct visitors to the appropriate employee.
    • Keep track and collect all security keys at the end of court sessions.
    • Carry mail to airport, as necessary.
    • Perform other related tasks as requested by the Coordinator of Justice (Courts/Community)/ Director of Justice and Correctional Services

     

    Qualifications

    Education
    • High School Diploma.

    Experience
    • One to three years of relevant work experience.

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

    Knowledge and Abilities
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to work well both independently and in a team environment.
    • Good organizational skills and ability to coordinate multiple tasks and respect deadlines.
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office.

    Additional Requirements
    • 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: JCSD-181008-3

    Application Period

    From November 5, 2019 to November 20, 2019

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: JCSD-181008-3

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

    Digital Version (PDF) 

     

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