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  • Communications and Prevention Advisor
    Chisasibi, Baie-James
    Department:
    Eeyou Eenou Police Force
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $51,223.00 – Max. $68,383.00)
    Core Functions

    The Communications and Prevention Advisor is responsible to manage and develop the procurement, supply and distribution of information for the Department. The incumbent ensures the dissemination of all required information within the administration is reviewed and up-to-date. The incumbent liaises and supports the investigation team in the development of prevention programs.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities
    • Develop and execute communication plans for the department such as writing internal newsletters, press releases, advertisements, PowerPoint presentations, website copy and annual reports.
    • Plan and design related communication tools such as annual reports, newsletters, and posters.
    • Develop, manage and maintain a database of all communications strategies.
    • Write and edit reports, publications and website contents.
    • Provide updates when directed and necessary on the department’s social media.
    • Lead or participate in the development of special projects.
    • Ensure that all communication content is properly screened.

    Interaction/Communication Responsibilities
    • Expand the catalogue of promotional assets, such as photos, pamphlets, posters, and success stories.
    • Provide editing and proof-reading support to the Senior Officers.
    • Provide advice and support staff with regards to their professional presentations or messages to the public.
    • Collaborate with the Human Resources department to organize events such as the Regional Career Fair, conferences, and capacity building opportunities on a community and regional level.

    Prevention Responsibilities
    • Communicate with supervisor, local police officers, law enforcement personnel, other community departments, government agencies, members of the public, and any other individuals to gather appropriate information.
    • Perform crime research and analysis utilizing manual and automated methods.
    • Conduct research, gather and compile information on criminal activity and officer safety matters.
    • Collect, search, compile and analyze data from data banks, and correlate new and existing information.
    • Provide crime statistics, suspect information and crime patterns and trends through maps, graphs, charts, tables and visual illustrations.
    • Identify regional and local problems and needs of the communities in terms of crime and crime prevention.
    • Generate regular crime analysis reports.

    Qualifications

    Education
    • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Graphic Design, Journalism or related field.

    Experience
    • Three to five years of relevant work experience.

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

    Knowledge and Abilities
    • Proficiency with multimedia software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Adobe Acrobat.
    • Excellent writing skills and ability to proofread effectively.
    • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Proven ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality.
    • Strong organizational skills and the ability to coordinate multiple projects.
    • Strong judgment and proven ability to problem-solve.
    • 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 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: EEPF-201123-01

    Application Period
    From November 23, 2020 to December 7, 2020

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email or fax with the competition number: EEPF-201123-01

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

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  • Manager of Human Capital Management (HCM)
    Department:
    Human Resources
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $65,117.00 – Max. $86,932.00)
    Core Functions

    The Manager of HCM is responsible for the management of human capital and other parallel and interfaced data systems and their related processes, including benefits. The Manager will also be
    responsible for assuring efficient bridging between the Payroll and Human Resources departments for their shared activities and functions related to systems and data.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities:
    • Perform follow-ups and guidance with staff, managers, and colleagues by assuring that the data complies with the Cree Nation Government’s policies and collective agreement; and by ensuring that the data is entered into the systems as per deadlines.
    • Gather, organize, and analyze HR data using the HCM and other parallel and interfaced data systems (including Group Insurance, Pension and other Benefits, Time and Attendance, Eeyou Eenou Police Force, etc.) with accuracy and timeliness, throughout the employee life cycle.
    • Develop, provide and implement up-to-date, efficient, and effective processes, tools, analyses, reports, systems, and databases/files.
    • Ensure configuration and functionalities of systems are up to date and implement changes as required by the HR and Payroll teams.
    • Lead, supervise, coach and mentor the person who will be completing the HCM data entry and analysis.
    • Maintain the configurations of HCM and other parallel and interfaced data systems.
    • Collaborate with the Project Lead for the implementation of systems.

    Administrative Responsibilities:
    • Implement measurement methods and tools to assess absenteeism, overtime use, and identify trends; provide semi-annual reports and recommend corrective measures if necessary.
    • Manage and implement special projects and facilitate training for new and current end users.
    • Serve as a link between the Payroll and Human Resources departments.
    • Assist in the financial administration of employee programs: group insurance, pension, and CNESST.
    • Provide support in negotiating contract with Group Insurance service provider.
    • Provide financial cost regarding Sunlife rate and coverage for the contract administration and negotiation.

    Managerial Responsibilities:
    • Supervise and lead direct reports.
    • Assist with the development of team objectives, as well as individual objectives.
    • Identify training needs, recommend solutions, and support training and development.
    • Conduct periodic performance evaluations for direct reports and regular one-on-one meetings.

    Qualifications

    Education
    • Bachelor’s degree in Administration, Industrial Relations, Human Resources or related field.

    Experience
    • Five to eight years of relevant work experience.

    Knowledge & Abilities:
    • Fluency in English.
    • Fluency in verbal Cree and fluency in French is an asset.
    • Data-driven, strong attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Customer-focused and service-oriented.
    • Engaged by a strong capacity to own and drive the necessary actions to achieve deadlines.
    • Solid critical-thinking and proven ability to problem-solve.
    • Ability to take initiative while focusing on self-autonomy.
    • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects and to adapt to a changing environment.
    • Leads by example fosters a spirit of teamwork, facilitates a workplace culture in keeping with the Cree Nation Government’s organizational values.
    • Willing 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: HR-201116-1

    Application Period
    From November 16, 2020 to November 30, 2020

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email or fax with the competition number: HR-201116-1

    Sabrina Shahidi
    Training and Development Specialist
    Email: hr@cngov.ca
    Tel.: 514-861-5837

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  • Technical Support Specialist
    Rte du Nord, Nemiscau, QC J0M, Canada
    Department:
    Government Support Services
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $57,254.00 – 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 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 the 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 the 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-to-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: IT-201109-1

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email or fax with the competition number: IT-201109-1
    Sabrina Shahidi
    Training and Development Specialist
    Email: hr@cngov.ca
    Tel.: 514-861-5837
    Fax: 514-861-0760
  • Data Technician
    Mistissini
    Department:
    Commerce and Industry
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $40,294.00 – Max. $53,792.00)
    Core Functions

    The Data Technician is responsible to provide administrative support and assistance for the services provided by the Department of Commerce and Industry (DCI), such as the beneficiary registry services, the business directory, as well as other programs and funds. The incumbent is also responsible to organize, oversee and manage external communications for the Department of Commerce and Industry.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities
    • Update and maintain the information in databases such as the Business Directory, Cree JBNQA Beneficiary Registration System and Project Management.
    • Assist the department with general inquiries regarding funding objectives, criteria and other related information.
    • Assist in releasing information to attract public attention for all aspects of the Department.
    • Enter information in departmental databases for all files related to the business and ensure they are properly classified.
    • Keep statistical data of members residing on and off communities.
    • Update all reinstatement files and verify missing information.

    Interaction/Communication Responsibilities
    • Collaborate with the Communications team on the oversight of content on websites and social media platforms related to the GCC(EI)/Cree Nation Government.
    • Expand the promotional assets of the department with photos, pamphlets, posters, and success stories.
    • Advertise services, programs, and announcements, internally and externally, through publicity materials.
    • Promote and maintain the department via social media and the Cree Nation Government Website.
    • Maintain and update the demographic list of the Cree Beneficiary population working in collaboration with the Cree communities.
    • Contact different partners and information sources to compile information.
    • Provide assistance and training to local membership clerks and returning officers concerning status issues and elections by-laws and proceedings.
    • Document all external communications for the DCI.

    Administrative Responsibilities
    • In collaboration with the DCI staff, collect and assemble the annual report for the department.
    • Assist the DCI team in the preparation of various reports and documentation.
    • Draft, review or revise documentation or correspondence.
    • Participation in the elaboration and improvement of ongoing projects.

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

    Qualifications

    Education
    • College Diploma in Office Management, Business Administration 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.
    • Strong writing skills and interpersonal skills.
    • 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.
    • Willingness to travel occasionally.

    The Cree Nation Government may, at its discretion, waive any or all of the aforementioned requirements if a 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: COM-201110-1

    Sabrina Shahidi
    Training and Development Specialist
    Email: hr@cngov.ca
    Tel.: 514-861-5837
    Fax: 514-861-0760

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Apatisiiwin Skills Development Job Bulletin

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