The Emergency Management Coordinator (EMC) is responsible for the day to day administrative tasks related to the implementation of Emergency Planning and preparedness for the Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation. Under the direction of the Councillor in charge, the EMC will work across a spectrum of activities in areas of security, business continuity and emergency management.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implement and maintain a comprehensive program to monitor and report on emergency preparedness and response issues;
  • Assist with developing up to date emergency response plans and procedures for natural disasters
  • Develop and assist with the implementation and ongoing evaluation of all hazard emergency response plans (ERP’s), fire safety plans
  • Develop, update, implement, review and practice Facility Emergency Response Plans
  • Facilitate, organize and provide training related to emergency preparedness and response; and increase the awareness and concern for emergency planning;
  • Exercise and test emergency response;
  • Provide information to Fire Crew and community members on the Fire Smart Program including program training opportunities, risk reduction and mitigation.
  • Review current reference material on emergency preparedness and response;


  • The EMC requires knowledge and experience in emergency management, business continuity
  • Basic Emergency Management (BEM) or relevant diploma or degree in Emergency Management or possess equivalent work experience, training and education.
  • Must also have a minimum of 2 years of pertinent, proven field experience.
  • Occupational Health and Safety training is considered an asset
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and demonstrated organizational skills
  • Able to work under pressure, independently, and in a team environment and with flexible hours as workload demands
  • High level of confidentiality, personal and professional integrity
  • Proficient with computers, i.e. Microsoft Office 2010, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Experience working with a First Nations organization and familiarity with First Nations culture and history is considered an asset
  • Understanding of the lay of our lands
  • Must provide a current Criminal Record Check (CPIC);
  • Must possess a valid Saskatchewan driver’s license, a reliable vehicle
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours, evenings and weekends, and to perform other related duties as required or assigned

Apply by sending a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources Officer: by May 25, 2023 at 12:00 PM CST.

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

Only candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.