Title: Interim Director – Public Works & Housing

Responsible to: Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer

Responsive to: Councillor i/c Public Works & Housing

Summary: The Interim Director – Public Works & Housing is a term position for three months with possibility of extension.

The Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation requires a superior candidate to serve as “Interim Director – Public Works & Housing”.

Under the direct supervision of the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer, the “Interim Director – Public Works & Housing” is the administrative head of the Department of Public Works & Housing with the Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation.

The Interim Director – Public Works & Housing works full-time and has proven experience in managing all activities related to Public Works & Housing.

Core Competencies:

  1. Manage the day-to-day operations of the Department of Public Works & Housing including people, material, equipment, finances, information and reports.
  2. Direct personnel and resources to effectively deliver services and programs to members of the Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation
  3. Ensure the efficient and effective delivery of Public Works goods and services.
  4. Demonstrate an exceptional ability in adhering to funding-source application (grant writing) and reporting guidelines; and
  5. Demonstrate an exceptional ability in time, resource, and personnel management.


  • Experience with Public Works, Canada Mortgage & Housing Corporation, Band Based Capital considered an asset;
  • Business Administration and/or Urban Planning Post-Secondary education;
  • Excellent computer sills (Microsoft Office, Internet, email, etc.);
  • Superior communication, organization, and project management skills;
  • Awareness of First Nation values, culture and traditions;
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle; and
  • Must be able to provide a CPIC upon successful selection.

Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter, resume and a list of three professional references to:

Jaye Cameron, Chief Executive Officer
RE: Interim Director – Pubic Works & Housing
Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation
PO Box 340
Duck Lake, SK  S0K 1J0
Email: hr@beardysband.com

Applications can also be dropped off with our receptionist in-person at the Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Band Office.

Closing date for submissions is 12:00pm (noon) October 17, 2018.

*We thank all those who are interested.

*Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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