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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.

Qualifications:

  • 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
Email: hr@beardysband.com
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.

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Employment Opportunity: Employment Coordinator, Willow Cree Healing Lodge

*Note this position will require some delivery of services at Saskatchewan Penitentiary. Individual may also be asked on occasion to deliver services at the Regional Psychiatric Centre in Saskatoon.

CORCAN, as part of the Correctional Service of Canada, is responsible for the Employment and Employability Program for offenders serving a federal sentence. CORCAN support and operates a wide variety of interventions in federal institutions as well as for offenders under community supervision.

Employment Coordinator positions with CORCAN provide a unique opportunity to conduct duties related to the delivery of interventions and services related to assisting offenders to build employment and employability skills in a correctional environment (institution and community based). Part of these interventions will include the delivery of the National Employment Skills Program (NESP) for Indigenous male offenders. This group program is facilitated by the Employment Coordinator to contribute to offenders learning soft skills that are transferable to an employment environment. Learn more about CORCAN at http://www.csc-scc.gc.ca/corcan/index-eng.shtml
The incumbent of this position will be based at Willow Cree Healing Lodge providing services and interventions to offenders at that site.  These will be delivered to individual as well as groups of offenders who are under the supervision of the Correctional Service of Canada.  In addition, the incumbent will be required to facilitate NESP on an as needed basis at Saskatchewan Penitentiary. On occasion, if the individual is agreeable, may be asked to deliver NESP at the Regional Psychiatric Centre in Saskatoon.  The incumbent must be willing to work on a regular basis within a federal correctional environment, and have direct contact with offenders.

Information you must provide: Your résumé and cover letter

In order to be considered, your resume/cover letter must clearly explain how you meet the following:

*Experience in intervening with and/or supporting individuals who are working on changing their behaviour;

You are encouraged to detail your work experience and other relevant skills and abilities in your cover letter and resume to demonstrate why you are interested in and what you would bring to this position.  These documents will be used to determine which applicants will be interviewed.

*Note: A Valid driver’s license is required.

Security Requirement: Reliability Status security clearance is required (will be completed following candidate selection if individual does not already have)

Positions to be filled: 1 – position up to one year with potential for indeterminate in future determined

Please apply by sending your resume and cover letter no later than October 18, 2019 to Margie Brown, A/Manager, Employment and Employability at Margie.Brown@csc-scc.gc.ca.

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Employment Opportunity: Park Interpreter

The Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation, in partnership with the Fort Carlton Provincial Park, is seeking a qualified and experienced individual to serve a term position as Park Interpreter at the Fort Carlton Provincial Park.

Responsible to: Park Manager, Fort Carlton Provincial Park

Responsive to: Community Development Officer, Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation

Summary: The Park Interpreter will have direct involvement in the development and delivery of engaging, informative and interactive nature and recreation programs that make visitors aware of our province’s unique biological and cultural diversity.

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitating curriculum based school programs, leading nature hikes, cultural interpretation, organizing special events.
  • Hosting guest presenters and guiding resourced based recreation activities such as canoeing and camping skills and operate a windows based computer to create seasonal reports.

The successful candidate will have knowledge of Saskatchewan’s natural environment, cultural heritage specific to the Willow Cree of the local territory, outdoor skills, use of social media and basic computer skills. Knowledge, training, and experience in canoe instruction is considered an asset for this role. Successful candidates will have experience and ability to develop and present public programs, work alone with minimal supervision, exhibit sound judgment when dealing with the public, work in all types of weather conditions, lead school based education programs and safely lead outdoor excursions.

Core Competencies:

  • Weekend and evening work is required.
  • A valid driver’s license is required.
  • A clear Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check are required.

Working Conditions::

  • Light housekeeping activities such as sweeping, mopping and wiping of facilities;
  • Picking up litter and debris;
  • Lifting and moving program materials weighing up to 10 Kg;
  • Working outdoors in a variety of weather conditions;
  • Hiking and walking a minimum of 5 km while carrying a pack weighing up to 10 Kg;
  • Clearing and maintaining trails using hand tools;
  • Loading and unloading canoes/kayaks onto and off a trailer;
  • Paddling a canoe/kayak on a lake for a minimum of 5 km in a variety of weather conditions

Deadline to Apply: May 8, 2019, Noon. (No exceptions)


FORWARD APPLICATIONS TO:

MAIL: Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation
ATTN: Jaye Cameron, CEO
PO Box 340
Duck Lake, SK S0K 1J0
Fax: (306) 467-4404
Email: jcameron@beardysband.com
Or drop off at the Band Office in a sealed envelope.

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Employment Opportunity: Interim Director – Public Works & Housing

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.

Qualifications:

  • 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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EXTENDED: Employment Opportunity – Chief Financial Officer

Title:

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Responsible To:

Chief and Council

Summary:

The “Chief Financial Officer” is responsible for the effective implementation of the Financial Management Act of the Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation and is the administrative head of the Finance Department. In partnership with the Chief Executive Officer, the CFO shares senior administrative duties with a specialization in Finance and reports directly to the Council of the Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation. The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for the overall management and reporting of the financial affairs, manages the day-to-day accounting procedures, assists in the development and administration of financial policies and procedures, and provides overall leadership and guidance to finance staff of the Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation.

Core Competencies:

  • Experience working with issues affecting a First Nation;
  • Experience working with a finance team and auditors to facilitate annual audits;
  • In-depth understanding of Indigenous Services Canada / Government of Canada funding agreements, programs, and reporting requirements;
  • Proficiency with all Microsoft Office suite applications;
  • Demonstrated success in overseeing organizational finances and budgets;
  • Exceptional planning, organizing and project management skills;
  • Ability to motivate staff and inspire confidence in leadership, staff, and Band membership in regard to financial management and reporting;
  • High level written and oral communication skills;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships;
  • Ability to prepare and provide concise and complete verbal and written (including reports, presentations and correspondence) information at a level appropriate to the audience;
  • Ensure reporting is completed and submitted on a timely basis; and
  • Ability to exercise tact and diplomacy in challenging situations.

Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor of Commerce or Administration with a specialization in Accounting/Finance/Business Administration.

Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years’ leadership/management experience in accounting and/or finance environment;
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working with First Nation’s governments and organizations;
  • Strong understanding of, and respect for, Cree culture and the socio-economic challenges facing many First Nations communities;
  • Ability to speak Cree is a strong asset; and
  • Designation of either Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), and/or Certified Aboriginal Financial Manager (CAFM).

Closing Date:

  • EXTENDED: August 22, 2018, 12pm CST.

Please submit your cover letter, curriculum vitae or resume, along with three professional references to:

Jaye Cameron, Chief Executive Officer
Re: Chief Financial Officer
PO Box 340
Duck Lake, SK  S0K 1J0
Email: jcameron@beardysband.com
Fax: (306) 467-4404

Application packages can also be dropped off with the Receptionist at the Band Office.

We thank those interested in applying for this position, however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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Employment Opportunity: Community Security Officer

Title: Community Security Officer
Responsible to: Director – Public Works & Housing
Summary:

The Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation requires x 3 Part-Time responsible, community-minded individuals to serve as Community Security Officer”.

Under the supervision of the Director of Public Works & Housing, 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.
Qualifications:
  1. Must be physically fit;
  2. Must possess a valid Saskatchewan Class 5 Driver’s Licence with abstract;
  3. Must possess a valid Saskatchewan Security Designation / Security Officer Certification;
  4. Must possess a valid Emergency First Aid Certification (minimum);
  5. 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 hr@beardysband.com.

Closing date for submissions is 12:00 pm (noon) on Monday, February 12, 2018.

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