Employment Opportunity Human Resources Officer Extended Until July 31, 2020

Job Summary
Beardy’ s & Okemasis Cree Nation is seeking an individual for the position of Human Resources
Officer (HRO). This HRO will facilitate new hires for the Nation, which will include screening,
recruiting, interviewing, and placing workers. They will provide orientation to new employees
and guide them through the process of benefits and compensation. The HRO represents both the
employee and the Nation. The HRO will be organized and perform administrative and strategic
hiring duties. They also have the crucial task of complying with all local, provincial, and Federal
regulations for Human Resources.
Duties and Responsibilities
• Recruiting and interviewing potential applicants on experience, skills, and education
• Drawing up plans for future personnel hiring procedures and goals
• Performing administrative tasks
• Overseeing employee health and safety procedures
• Organizing and managing new employee orientation, and training programs
• Updating job requirements when needed
• Contacting applicant’s references
• Conducting criminal background checks required by the company
• Advising on the Nations benefit needs and benefit contract bids
• Explaining and providing information on employee benefits, programs, and education
• Covering all legal compliance for human resource federal and provincial requirements
• Maintaining employee records and paperwork
• Answering employee questions and addressing employee concerns with the First Nation
• Representing the Nation in community and recruiting events
• Assign duties to meet the Nations requirements
Requirements and Qualifications
• Organized and efficient in daily tasks
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
• Goal-oriented, organized team player
• Creative problem solver who thrives when presented with a challenge
• Encouraging to team and staff able to mentor and lead
• Able to present the Nations mission and history clearly and confidently
• Excellent “people-person” skills and professional attitude
• Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business, or a related field
• Three to five years of experience in a human resources position or related position
• Excellent computer skills, knowledge of Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS),
Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel, and demonstrated skills in database management
and record-keeping
• Specialized training in employment law, compensation, organizational planning,
organization development, employee relations, safety, training, and preventive labour.
relations preferred.
• General knowledge of employment laws and best practices
• Possesses superb spoken communication skills
• Excellent interpersonal relationship building and employee coaching skills
V Letter of Application
V Resume with a current email address
V (3) Current professional references (1) from last/current employer
FORWARD APPLICATIONS TO MAIL: Beardy’s & Okemasis Cree Nation

ATTN: Daryle Gardipy CFO
P.O. Box 340 Duck lake, SK SOK lJO
FAX: 306-467-4404
EMAIL: dgardipy(
Or Drop off at the Band Office
Deadline for applications is: July 31, 2020 12 noon. (late applicants will be declined)

Employment Opportunity
Human Resources Officer

Chief & Council Jobs

Call Out for Board Members

Chief & Council are seeking band members to sit on one of the following three boards:

Willow Cree Health Services (Not for Profit Board)

5 board members and 1 elder

Application deadline – July 24, 2020

Vulnerable sector check required

Contact Carla Seeseequasis at Health Station for more information.

Willow Cree Developments (For Profit Board)

2 board members positions to be filled

Application deadline – July 24, 2020

Contact Garnet Eyahpaise at Band Office for more information.

Education Board

5 board members and 1 elder

Application deadline – July 24, 2020

Vulnerable Sector Check required

Contact Candace Scott at Educatio for more information.

This is an application only process. You are required to submit a letter of interest that includes how your background relates to the specific board application, along with the other required documentation. i.e. cpic, vsc

Submit to Warren Seesequasis, Sheryl Okemaysim or Kurt Seesequasis – Councillors i/c Governance before July 24, no later than 12pm.

Membership can use the “Sterling Back Check” on the internet for CPIC and/or Vulnerable Sector Check. There is a $40.00 fee for this.


Job Opportunities

Please see below three job opportunities:




(Full-time) Temporary Contract – Possible extension. 

Beardy’s & Okemasis Cree Nation is seeking an enthusiastic individual who will be responsible for overseeing the development of the Community Development Initiative. This position requires a broad skill set and the ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all BOCN departments, the broader community and Urban Systems. Our ideal candidate should also bring a genuine interest in learning more about community planning and a passion for improving our quality of life at BOCN.

Download the entire job posting below.


Employment Opportunity: Park Interpreter, P/T Term

Title: Park Interpreter, Fort Carlton Historic Park

Responsible to: Park Manager, Fort Carlton Historic Park

Summary: The Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation, in partnership with Parks Saskatchewan, is seeking a qualified individual to fill a part-time, term position as Park Interpreter at the Fort Carlton Historic Park.

Reporting to the Park Manager, the Park Interpreter is responsible to connect visitors to natural and cultural landscapes, and lead them through impactful experiences that leave lasting memories. You’ll get to lead programs related to nature, history, culture and recreation. Organizing special events is also part of the job.

Core Competencies:

  • General knowledge of: biological, environmental, or natural sciences, the arts, history and culture, recreation, or education;
  • Formal and/or experiential knowledge of Plains Cree culture and history;
  • Deliver, promote, and evaluate interpretive and recreational programs and special events to park visitors which include school groups, and the general public;
  • Lead groups in park programs, while tactfully, and politely communicating park rules and management messages;
  • Promote awareness of parks as special places with appreciation of our natural heritage and cultural resources;
  • Disseminate information and respond to inquiries related to the natural environment, cultural history, and area and park facilities; and
  • Perform general upkeep of and ensure safety and cleanliness of interpretive facilities and park trails.


  • Heritage Interpreter Training is considered an asset;
  • Knowledge of local historically significant events;
  • Knowledge of Plains Cree culture;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills especially in a group setting;
  • First Aid;
  • A clear CPIC/VSS is required; and
  • Class 5 Drivers License and have access to a reliable vehicle

Working Conditions:

  • Part-time – scheduling determined by the supervisors based on facility and programming needs;
  • Evening work may be required;
  • Will be working outdoors with small and large groups of people from a variety of backgrounds; and
  • Term: Employment begins approximately in May 2020 and runs through till August 2020.

How to Apply:

Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter, resume detailing how the applicant meets the qualification requirements, and a list of three professional references to:

Jaye Cameron, Chief Executive Officer
Re: Park Interpreter
Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation
PO Box 340
Duck Lake, SK  S0K 1J0
Fax: 306-467-4404
Phone: 306-467-4523

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

Closing Date for submissions is 12:00pm (noon), February 20, 2020

We thank all those who are interested, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Employment Opportunity – Security


Community Security Officer(s)

Responsible To:

Director – Justice


The Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation requires x 2 Part-Time responsible, community-minded individuals to serve as Community Security Officer”.

Under the supervision of the Director of Justice, the Community Safety Officer is responsible to safeguard, and secure community infrastructure, buildings, and property.

The Community Security Officer works night shifts and weekends, has a valid driver’s license, has a valid security certificate/designation from a reputable security firm, has a valid first aid certification, and is dedicated to the safety and well-being of community members, infrastructure, and property of the Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation.

Core Competencies:

  1. Secure all community infrastructure, buildings, and property;
  2. Liaise with RCMP/local law enforcement and/or emergency response personnel to report suspicious activity and/or emergency situations;
  3. Respond to and support RCMP/local law enforcement and/or emergency response personnel in emergency situations;
  4. Record activities/situations in a daily log book;
  5. Provide regular briefings to administrative management.


  • Must be physically fit;
  • Must possess a valid Saskatchewan Class 5 Driver’s Licence with abstract;
  • Must possess a valid Saskatchewan Security Designation / Security Officer Certification;
  • Must possess a valid Emergency First Aid Certification (minimum);
  • Must provide a current CPIC.


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

Chief Executive Officer, Jaye Cameron

Re: Community Security Officer

Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation

PO Box 340

Duck Lake, SK.  S0K 1J0

Applications can also be dropped off with our receptionist in-person at the Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation Band Office, fax to 306.467.4404, or email

Closing date for submissions is 12:00 pm (noon) on Wednesday. September 25, 2019.

We thank all those who are interested but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.