EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Term Position Payroll Officer

The Beardy’s & Okemasis Cree Nation is looking for an enthusiastic individual who has a positive attitude and is self motivated for the 1 year term position of full time Payroll Officer. The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

Education: Successful completion of an administration course from a recognized institution or a combination of relevant education, training and/or experience. A Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) designation is an asset.

Experience: Previous experience in a finance department working with employee payroll.

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel.  Working knowledge of AccPAcc.

Skills and Abilities:  Consistently motivated to perform work and assignments with attention to detail. Excellent verbal and communication skills. Able to provide prompt, efficient and courteous service.  Must be reliable. Excellent organizational skills. Must maintain confidentiality.

Main Duties: Reporting to the Financial Officer and CEO, the Payroll Officer is responsible for the accurate processing of payroll for the employees of the Beardy’s & Okemasis Cree Nation. Gathering, correcting, reviewing and processing payroll data. Working closely with the Financial Officer to keep timely, accurate and up to date records of all pay information required to start employees on payroll; Preparing and reconciling all deductions (such as Income Tax, CPP, EI, Pensions, Group Life, Authorized Payroll deductions), assigning them to the appropriate payee and preparing summary; Reviewing, calculating, completing and processing special pay, adjustments, deductions, and final pay cheques and producing Records of Employment within the prescribed timelines as required by relevant legislation; Calculating and recording manual cheques; Setting up and maintaining files for all employees, making sure all pertinent information is filed on a timely basis; PreparingT4 summary information as directed by the Finance Officer; Other related duties as assigned.

Close Date:  May 21/18

To apply, please submit your covering letter and resume with three professional references to:

 Mail:      Jaye Cameron, Chief Executive Officer

               Beardy’s & Okemasis Cree Nation

               P.O. Box 340

               Duck Lake, Sask.

               S0K 1J0

 Email: jcameron@beardysband.com

 Fax:        (306)467-4407

 Or they can be dropped off to our Receptionist in person at the Beardy’s & Okemasis Band office.

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

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Furnace/Plumbing Technician – 1 Full Time / 1 Half time

Beardy’s & Okemasis Cree Nation are now accepting applications for Furnace/Plumbing Technician. Must possess a variety of skills encompassing most of the construction trades such as, handling repairs that require basic skills as an electrician, carpenter, plumber, mechanic, painter and roofer. However, the Furnace/Plumbing Technician must always remain aware of their limitations and request the services of a licensed professional when the worker’s lack of expertise or local ordinances requires it. Furnace/Plumbing Technician must be physically capable to go in crawl spaces and climb roofs when needed.


  • Skill/experience in maintenance/repair procedures (e.g., mechanical, electrical, plumbing, carpentry);
  • Ability to comply with environmental, health, and safety laws/regulations, building codes, and guidelines;
  • Work in all weather conditions;
  • Possess own tools to fix and repair plumbing, mechanical and furnace components;
  • Ability to use blueprints/schematic diagrams.


  1. Valid Saskatchewan Drivers Licence and registered, reliable vehicle;
  2. Excellent communication skills; and
  3. Clear and current C-Pic,

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

Jaye Cameron, Director of Operations

RE:  Beardy’s & Okemasis Cree Nation

P.O. Box 340

Duck Lake, Sask.    S0K 1J0

Email: jcameron@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) May 21, 2018.

We thank all those who are interested.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.