Batchewana

Job Postings

Child and Youth Program Worker(s)

                              (2 part-time positions available – evenings/weekends)

 

Reporting/Supervisory Relationships

 

Reports to:           Child and Youth Program Coordinator

 

“Applying for Part-time Employment”

 

Batchewana First Nation Members are hereby encouraged to apply for the above part-time position as Child and Youth Program Worker.

 

General Accountability

The Child and Youth Worker, in conjunction with and in cooperation with the Child and Youth Program Coordinator, is responsible for the co-ordination and delivery of Child and Youth prevention services in the Health and Social Services area; and for the planning and evaluation of these services. As one of a number of Human Services workers providing secondary prevention services, the Child and Youth Program Worker, in conjunction with and in cooperation with the Child and Youth Program Coordinator, is required to plan, deliver and evaluate services in consultation and cooperation with other members of the team for the Shkiniijigamig Youth Centre – youth projects to ensure affective expenditure of available resources.

 

Specific Duties and Responsibilities (Detailed Job Description available at Receptionist- Batchewana First Nation Administration Office)

 

Requirements of Position

Basic/Mandatory Requirements

The successful applicant:

•     will have a university degree or a community college diploma in a health and/or social  services field, OR equivalent combinations of education and experience;

  • 2 years direct service/program experience, preferably with Aboriginal families;
  • Will be a member of Batchewana First Nation in preference to other applicants;
  • Will have a valid class “G” driver’s license and a vehicle;
  • Will possess strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours;
  • Must provide a CPIC (Criminal records Check)
     
    Forward resume and cover letter in sealed envelope marked “Confidential”:
     
    Child and Youth Program Worker
    236 Frontenac Street
    Batchewana First Nation, ON P6A 6Z1
     
     
    Deadline for applications: Tuesday, May 15, 2018

 

Position Title Community Wellness Manager

 

 

 

Program:                               Mental Health, Crisis and Addictions

Service:                                  Management

Accountable to:                   Director of Human Services

Supervises:                            Mental Health, Crisis and Addictions Team

 

Purpose and Summary:

The Community Wellness Manager is expected to effectively develop and deliver mental health and addictions programming and crisis response coordination services within Batchewana First Nation. The Community Wellness Manager will ensure programs, supports and services for individuals, families and communities are culturally appropriate, are integrated, possess a supportive holistic structure and care pathway with internal and external providers across a continuum of care. This will include case management, client follow-up and after-care; the on-going development, implementation and monitoring of a community crisis management plan which incorporates intervention and prevention programs, supports and services with the goal of fostering overall community wellness and is consistent with the philosophy and goals established by the Non Dway Gamig Batchewana Health Centre.  As part of the Non Dway Gamig Batchewana Health Team providing primary prevention and secondary intervention services, the Community Wellness Manager is required to lead, plan, deliver and evaluate services in consultation and cooperation with other members of the Human Services Team in order to develop a consensus on needs and priorities, avoid duplication/overlap and maximize the effectiveness of expenditure of available resources. The Community Wellness Manager is responsible for assisting in meeting Departmental responsibilities for overall program planning and reporting, maintaining effective relationships with other community based and external agencies/programs and funders. The Community Wellness Manager will work as part of an integrated Management Team directed by the Director of Human Services

 

Basic/Mandatory Requirements

The successful applicant:

  • Will preferably have a Masters, preferably in Social Work, or other human service graduate degree and registered with a professional association;
  • A BSW or BA with five or more years direct service in a relevant health, mental health and addictions and/or social services field, and preferably with individuals, families and/or groups OR equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered;
  • 3-5 years of supervisory/management level experience in Mental Health and Addictions, Crisis Management is preferred;
  • Program planning, curriculum development, and project management experience an asset;
  • Financial and Budget experience required;
  • Aboriginal preference in hiring;
  • Clear CPIC and/or Vulnerable Sector
  • Will have a valid Class “G” driver’s license, insurance and a vehicle.
     
    Knowledge Requirements
    The successful applicant:
  • Will be thoroughly familiar with the relevant federal and provincial legislation, regulations and/or guidelines that are relevant to the funding and delivery of mental health, addictions and community support services;
  • Will be knowledgeable about the culture and the significant characteristics of the social structure and relevant human services needs of Batchewana First Nation;
  • Will be thoroughly familiar with, and work in compliance with Batchewana First Nation and federal legislative requirements as they relate to safety and health in the work place.
     
     
    Indigenous Knowledge and Worldview Requirements
    The successful applicant:
  • Will be expected to possess and role model an Indigenous Knowledge and Worldview perspective that encompasses Anishinaabe values, beliefs and principles.
  • Will possess bi-cultural competencies and knowledge of traditional health practices, ceremonies, teachings and protocols as they relate to fostering community wellness.
  • Will be knowledgeable of the range of both contemporary and traditional methods of intervention, support and healing that are effective in promoting community, family and individual well-being;
  • Will have prior work experience with Indigenous practices, approaches and methods integral to the design of Social Work practices and principles and Anishinaabe based methods that will help individuals, families and communities achieve a healthier lifestyle and safe well-being.
     
    Ability Requirements
    The successful applicant will demonstrate the ability to:
  • Relate effectively to program management and colleagues as a diplomatic and flexible team player;
  • Work effectively with the management and staff of other programs/agencies both Native and non-Native;
  • Relate effectively to community members generally and to families and individuals seeking assistance;
  • Effectively plan, implement, monitor and evaluate community programming, group work and interventions with community, families and individuals;
  • Communicate effectively in writing and verbally;
  • Work flexible hours and be available as the 24 hours community crisis response lead.
     
     

Please address your application identifying your qualifications, 3 references and CPIC, marked CONFIDENTIAL:

 

Community Wellness Manager Hiring Committee

236 Frontenac Street, Rankin Reserve

Batchewana First Nation, ON P6A 6Z1  

 

OR   Email: Humanresources@batchewana.ca  late applications will not be accepted.

 

Deadline for application: May 18, 2018 @12:00 pm (Noon)

 

Aboriginal preference in hiring.  For a complete job description, please contact the Administration Office at 705-759-0914.  Only those granted an interview will be contacted.  We thank all applicants

 

    

 

Position Title: Youth Wellness Worker

 

Program:  Community Wellness
Department:  Health - Mental Health, Addictions, Crisis Response
Accountable to:  Community Wellness Manager
Supervises:  Students and volunteers - as applicable

Purpose and Summary:
The Youth Wellness Worker will work within the Community Wellness Team and link with the Family Wellness Team and Nogdawindamin Children and Youth Mental Health Services to develop appropriate individual wellness plans and set goals with youth aged 13 to 19 who may be experiencing or at-risk of mental health and addictions; and on occasion will provide service to youth as young as 11 and as old as 25 years of age - depending on the individual need. The focus of the program is to encourage healthy development by providing wellness supports to help youth achieve their full potential and emotional well-being through wholistic culturally­ grounded supports that instill a sense of belonging, purpose, meaning and hope in the context of their communities. This will be facilitated by small group sessional programming, one-to-one supportive counselling and the coordination of community events related to fostering cultural revitalization and Anishinaabe health promotion. The Youth Wellness Worker will be a resource to the Health Centre in its development and enhancement of bi-cultural service practice. The Youth Wellness Worker will collaborate with similar resources in order to facilitate consistent, culturally relevant service delivery that focuses on the personal, social cultural and educational development of youth to promote the good life.

The Youth Wellness Worker functions within legislative requirements, regulations, policies and procedures and the Mission, Beliefs and Vision of the Batchewana First Nation and contributes to the accomplishment of the strategic priorities.

Basic/Mandatory Requirements
• BA degree in Child and Youth Care, or a comparable BA human services degree with a minimum of three
(3) years’ experience in service delivery.
• Two (2) years direct service with youth, mental health/addictions and groups, preferred.
• Equivalent combinations of certificate, training and experience may be considered.
• Anishinaabe ancestry with understanding, practice and sharing of Anishinaabe history, culture, traditions, ceremonies, principles and values is essential.
• Fluency in Anishinabemowin language and ability to communicate with diverse cultural and educational backgrounds is an asset.
• General knowledge of the Child and Family Services Act, and knowledge of the Comprehensive Mental Health and Addictions Strategy - Youth Suicide Prevention and Indigenous Children and Youth Strategy.
• Required valid Ontario driver's license (Class "G'') and have access to an automobile for the performance of his/her duties, and carry a minimum of $1 million in liability insurance.
• Required excellent computer skills including Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.
• Required, of critical importance, is a sensitivity, respect and knowledge of the Anishnawbek culture, in keeping with the Anishnawbek values, present and display a conduct that represents the teaching of the seven Grandfathers.

Indigenous Knowledge and Worldview Requirements
The successful applicant will be expected to possess:
• And role model an Indigenous Knowledge and Worldview perspective that encompasses Anishinaabe values, beliefs and principles.
• Bi-cultural competencies and knowledge of traditional health practices, ceremonies, teachings and protocols as they relate to fostering community wellness.
• Will be knowledgeable of the range of both contemporary and traditional methods of intervention, support and healing that are effective in promoting community, family and individual well-being;

• Will have prior work experience with Indigenous practices, approaches and methods integral to the design of Social Work practices and principles and Anishinaabe based methods that will help individuals, families and communities achieve a healthier lifestyle and safe well-being.

Ability Requirements
The successful applicant will have the ability to:
• Collaborate with other resource persons and to facilitate inter-organizational planning and action among others.
• Deal effectively with difficult clients and conflicting situations.
• Use good judgment in assessing difficult situations.
• Consistently display a positive/helpful attitude.
• Willingness to accept changes in work practices and technology.
• Work effectively with limited supervision and under stress of deadlines and accountability.
• Demonstrate desire and capacity to learn newly assigned tasks.
• Work independently, and/or lead a team and work collaboratively as a member of a team.
• Required excellent organizational, time management skills, Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, both oral and written.
• Consistently report for work as scheduled and to attend at work regularly.
• Work flexible hours including unplanned overtime and to travel if necessary out of town.
• Must have a clear criminal record check upon employment and vulnerable sector.

 

Please address your application identifying your qualifications, 3 references and CPIC, marked CONFIDENTIAL:

Youth Wellness Worker Hiring Committee
236 Frontenac Street, Rankin Reserve
Batchewana First Nation, ON P6A 6Z1  

OR   Email: Humanresources@batchewana.ca  late applications will not be accepted.

Deadline for application: May 18, 2018 @12:00 pm (Noon)

Aboriginal preference in hiring.  For a complete job description, please contact the Administration Office at 705-759-0914.  Only those granted an interview will be contacted.  We thank all applicants

 

DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS AND ENTERPRISES

 

B.  POSITION SUMMARY

 

The Director of Business & Enterprises plans and directs the businesses and enterprises of Batchewana First Nation(BFN) in order to ensure continued and encourage economic growth for BFN. 

 

Responsible to provide professional expertise, program direction, and operational implementation for the short and long-term strategies of the business and enterprise Department for BFN.  Responsible for the development of annual budgets, negotiation, and oversees and directs unit staff.  Works in collaboration with the senior management team in the effective management of BFN reserve businesses and enterprises within the traditional territory. 

 

C.  DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Develop and implement a process for evaluating the department’s programs and services
  • Foster and encourage an environment which promotes a team approach
  • Design, implement and maintain appropriate management controls
  • Provide leadership and advice to unit staff
  • Direct and manage the preparation of program/project financial reporting to funders
  • Direct the marketing for existing and/or new businesses and enterprises
  • Directs the development of feasibility studies/business plans
  • In-depth program statistical analysis
  • Conduct ongoing program evaluation
  • Assess and recommend mitigation measures for potential economic, social and political impacts to BFN;
  • Direct and assist in the submission of funding proposals.
  • Review, edit and recommend for approval department policies and procedures.
  • Liaise with federal, provincial, and regional and local service agencies
  • Prepare a five-year business and strategic plan for the Business and Enterprises Departments and provide annual updates to the plan.
  • Direct, oversee and review the preparation of annual budgets;
  • Responsible for and directs the development of applications for grant and funding programs;
  • Directs and manages the staff of the department
  • Evaluates staff performance
  • Provides leadership and motivation in establishing quality standards
  • Ensures adherence to occupational health and safety standards

 

D.  WORKING CONDITIONS:

 

  • Normal office setting; regular scheduled hours but expected to work as required to meet critical deadlines and deal with unexpected organizational or community issues;
  • Work has a high public profile, extensive public contact and subject to deadlines and interruptions;
  • Work involves one on one contact and group leadership and direction;
  • Work is subject to unusual and unscheduled hours;
  • Multiple evolving demands and shifting priorities with frequent critical deadlines.
  • May involve travel including but not limited to; training, conferences and/or development

 

E.  QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Economics, Marketing or a related field plus 2-3 years in business development, program design, delivery and evaluation; policy development, business and strategic planning and implementation

OR

  • Equivalent Education combined with a minimum of 8 years experience at a senior management level

 

  • Applied experience working in a First Nation or not-for-profit organization is an asset

 

F.  KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:

 

  • Exceptional interpersonal, relationship, communication, and leadership skills
  • Ability to coach, mentor, manage, and pioneer change
  • Effective negotiation and mediation, conflict resolution, advisory, and consultation skills;
  • Ability to demonstrate integrity, empathy, trust, respect, and understanding by always acting with a high degree of professionalism
  • Ability to demonstrate strategic insights and operate proactively in response to the dynamic demands of First Nations
  • Ability to develop and analyse risk/benefits of business plans
  • Ability to effectively promote economic opportunities through various media channels;
  • Experience in preparing and administering budgets;
  • Ability to effectively plan, organize and implement strategic objectives;
  • Effective verbal, written and presentation communication skills;
  • High level of competency in computer software including Microsoft Office.

 

G.  CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

 

  • Security Clearance/Criminal Reference Check
  • Valid Class G Ontario Drivers License
  • Must be bondable
     

First Nation preference in hiring, please indicate in your cover letter.

 

Full job description available upon request.

 

Please forward your cover letter, resume, current CPIC and at least (3) professional reference letters in a sealed envelope, marked:

 

“Confidential”

Attention: Director Business and Enterprise Hiring Committee

Batchewana First Nation

236 Frontenac Street

Batchewana First Nation, ON

P6A 6Z1

 

Or email at humanresources@batchewana.ca

 

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY FRIDAY, JUNE 1ST AT 12:00PM.

Facsimiles will not be accepted.  Only those granted interviews will be contacted.

 

 

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

 

B.  POSITION SUMMARY

 

The Director of Finance is responsible for the overall financial management of Batchewana First Nation (BFN), including budgeting, financial management, preparation of financial reports and all aspects of financial administration and oversight.  The Director of Finance is responsible for ensuring that the policies and procedures established by Council are carried out and that the financial records are kept up to date in an orderly and neat manner and all financial obligations are met.  The Director of Finance is also responsible for the security/confidentiality of financial data and the proper storage and transfer of any financial information privy to Batchewana First Nation.

 

C.  DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Implementation of GAAP/IFRS insuring that all budgets, financial management, records and reports meet these principles and that BFN adheres to Federal and Provincial Government Legislation, regulations and procedures.
  • Provide advice to the Council, CEO, Directors and other department staff regarding financial requirements, priorities, best practices and policies as required.
  • Cash flow management in coordination with contribution agreements and other sources.
  • Manages investment strategies, directs financial resources and managers company assets
  • Assist CEO and other Directors/staff in the development of budgets for their work plans that are in compliance with the BFN financial income on a yearly basis or as required.
  • Prepare interim budget forecasts on a quarterly or as required basis throughout the year for departments.
  • Ensure that all financial functions; payroll, accounts receivable/payable, bank reconciliation, cheque and travel requisitions, purchase orders, check runs, general ledger and others as required, are carried out and reconciled.
  • Prepare information and working with the auditor to finalize the audit as required
  • Establishing, maintaining and analyzing statistical data as required for forecasting expenditures for departments.
  • Ensure preparation of tax rebates, Receiver General payments, staff benefits, GST, BFN insurance renewals, WSIB, Property Tax reconciliation and other financial reports, records and claims are managed in a timely and coordinated manner.
  • Liaise with federal, provincial, and regional and local service agencies; represents, coordinates, and facilitates BFN’s relations with those agencies on behalf of the Chief Executive Officer;
  • Direct, oversee and review all required reports as directed by Policy
  • Directs, manage and supervise Finance Department staff;

 

D.  WORKING CONDITIONS:

 

  • Normal office setting; regular scheduled hours but expected to work as required to meet critical deadlines and deal with unexpected organizational or community issues;
  • Work has a high public profile, extensive public contact and subject to deadlines and interruptions;
  • Work involves one on one contact and group leadership and direction;
  • Work is subject to unusual and unscheduled hours;
  • Multiple evolving demands and shifting priorities with frequent critical deadlines.
  • May involve travel including but not limited to; training, conferences and/or development

 

E.  QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

 

Bachelor degree in Business, Commerce, (CPA designation preferred) and 8 years’ experience at a senior management level

OR

Equivalent education combined with 8 years’ experience at a senior management level

 

Progressive experience in a First Nation, Aboriginal organization or the not for profit sector an asset

 

F.  KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:

 

  • Thorough knowledge of GAAP and its practices;
  • Ability to coach, mentor, manage, and pioneer change
  • Thorough knowledge of relevant legislation regulations and acts regarding financial service delivery;
  • Strong knowledge of principles and practices of budgeting and accounting in the not for profit sector;
  • Sound knowledge of automated financial accounting, reporting and control systems (Sage Accpac);
  • Sound knowledge of GAAP and its practices;
  • Ability to interpret and monitor compliance with financial policies and procedures;
  • Ability to effectively plan, organize and implement strategic objectives;
  • Effective verbal, written and presentation communication skills;
  • High level of competency in computer software including Microsoft Office

 

G.  CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

 

  • Security Clearance/Criminal Reference Check
  • Valid Class G Ontario Drivers License
  • Must be bondable
     

First Nation preference in hiring, please indicate in your cover letter.

 

Full job description available upon request.

 

Please forward your cover letter, resume, current CPIC and at least (3) professional reference letters in a sealed envelope, marked:

 

“Confidential”

Attention: Director of Finance Hiring Committee

Batchewana First Nation

236 Frontenac Street

Batchewana First Nation, ON

P6A 6Z1

 

Or email at humanresources@batchewana.ca

 

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY FRIDAY, JUNE 1ST AT 12:00PM.

Facsimiles will not be accepted.  Only those granted interviews will be contacted.

 

 

 

EVENT MANAGER

 

B.  POSITION SUMMARY

 

The Events Manager shall be responsible for the effective and efficient overall operations of events at the Arena Facility (other than regular Ice Events), the Thunderbird Room, and the Canteen.  This will include planning, organizing, promoting and managing all aspects of the events.

The Events Manager requires strong communication and proven leadership abilities and is in charge of managing and leading the event planning team and the Canteen operations.

 

C.  DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for developing, maintaining and managing new and existing marketing opportunities at the Arena Facility. 
  • Ensuring that culturally appropriate events are offered,
  • Accountable for all booking, coordinating and following-up on all catering/facility events.
  • Responsible for managing multiple events at one time; set up, shut down, etc.
  • Provide menu suggestions and pricing to clients.
  • Collaborate with other Departments for event possibilities/ shared events
  • Accountable for developing budgets, cost comparisons, and financial reports, as required
  • Collaborate with communications to promote/advertise events/facility
  • Create, manage and review/update sales contracts and other business forms as necessary and in accordance to Policy
  • Ascertain good client relationship and visitor satisfaction are maintained.
  • Collaborate with the Cook in menu planning and costing
  • Ensure invoices are inputted correctly and reconciled if required
  • Support the team with administrative projects when required
  • Track and monitor the labor and food cost for each event.
  • Maintain excellent client relationships.
  • Supervise and coordinate daily food and beverage operations in the canteen
  • Responsible for the maintenance and operation of Kitchen and Canteen equipment
  • Create databases to track and monitor statistics in order to make better informed recommendations
  • Ensure proper ordering, tracking and inputting of supplies/inventory
  • Act as a role model to other staff in the day-to-day execution of responsibilities of the position

D.  WORKING CONDITIONS:

 

  • Regular office setting with occasional outside work
  • Require extended periods of sitting, mental concentration with frequent interruptions, and occasional lifting of heavy material.
  • Occasional travel to various locations
  • Regular scheduled hours but expected to work as required to meet critical deadlines and deal with unexpected organizational or community issues;
  • Work involves one on one contact and working in conjunction with other staff members;
  • Multiple evolving demands and shifting priorities with frequent critical deadlines.
     

E.  QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Bachelor Degree in Business/Marketing or Hotel/Restaurant Management plus four (4) years experience in the catering/events management

OR

  • Equivalent Education plus five (4) years experience in the catering/events management
     
  • Experience working within a First Nation or Aboriginal organization an asset.

 

F.  KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:

 

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • Knowledge of First Nation culture and social structures of the community
  • Experience with handling confidential material
  • Ability to work effectively, independently, and collaboratively;
  • Effective verbal, written and presentation communication skills;
  • Knowledge in Point of Sales, WHIMIS, Health and Safety and Liquor Laws
  • Knowledge of computer accounting system, Sage 300, is an asset;
  • High level of competency in computer software including Microsoft Office
     

G.  CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

 

  • Provide a clear CPIC
  • Valid Class G Ontario Drivers License
  • Access to an insured vehicle
  • Smart Serve Certificate an asset
  • WHIMIS an asset
  • CPR an asset
     

First Nation preference in hiring, please indicate in your cover letter.

 

Full job description available upon request.

 

Please forward your cover letter, resume, current CPIC and at least (3) professional reference letters in a sealed envelope, marked:

 

“Confidential”

Attention: Events Manager Hiring Committee

Batchewana First Nation

236 Frontenac Street

Batchewana First Nation, ON

P6A 6Z1

 

Or email at humanresources@batchewana.ca

 

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY FRIDAY, JUNE 1ST AT 12:00PM.

Facsimiles will not be accepted.  Only those granted interviews will be

 

 

ARENA MANAGER

 

B.  POSITION SUMMARY

 

The Arena Manager shall be responsible for overseeing the year-round ice facility to ensure superior scheduling, operations, safety, fiscal health, and customer satisfaction.  It is essential to be regularly available during standard business hours as well as night and weekend hours of operation to meet with staff, facility users and vendors, and be present for routine and special events.

 

C.  DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ice Scheduling – working with numerous user groups to coordinate and schedule regular and one-time rentals as well as parties, events and tournaments.
  • Develop, create and implement marketing and sales strategies for the facility; ice sales, board advertisement, updating lighting, energy efficient programs, etc.
  • Coordinate crowd control during on-ice activities and large events
  • Ensure excellent quality of ice at all times
  • Prepare budgets, monitor revenues and expenses, prepare other various reports as the pertain to the facility
  • Drafts recommendations for the annual budget to the Director of Business and Enterprises, and subsequently the CEO and Chief and Council for review and approval
  • Prepare and submit proposals for review to immediate supervisor, before they are submitted to government agencies and organizations, to secure funding for the facility
  • Responsible for managing routine maintenance and scheduling contracted services for HVAC, A/C, plumbing, carpentry, and elevator services etc.
  • Provide clean, sanitary and safe internal and external areas of the facility
  • Be available for coverage, on call and for emergencies in regards to the facility
  • Manage, direct and supervise administrator, operators, custodians, contractors and trades people as applicable
  • Work collaboratively with the Events Manager to coordinate events as they relate to the facility usage.
  • Ensure excellent customer service at all time from self and staff
  • Other duties as assigned

D.  WORKING CONDITIONS:

 

  • Office setting with regular outside work
  • Occasional travel to various locations
  • Regular scheduled hours but expected to work as required to meet critical deadlines and deal with unexpected organizational or community issues;
  • Work has a high public profile, extensive public contact and subject to deadlines and interruptions;
  • Work involves one on one contact and group leadership and direction;
  • Reaching, bending, stooping, and lifting or moving of various heavy loads
  • Some work is done on a slippery surface and varying environments including warm and cold temperatures
  • Multiple evolving demands and shifting priorities with frequent critical deadlines.
     

E.  QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Post Secondary Education required in business or marketing plus two (2) years experience in a management role

OR

  • Equivalent Education plus five (5) years experience in a management role
     
  • 2 years’ experience working within a First Nation or Aboriginal organization an asset.
  • Arena Management experience an asset

 

F.  KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:

 

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • Ice rink experience; rink operations and equipment
  • Management and administrative skills;
  • Knowledge of First Nation culture and social structures of the community and BFN
  • Ability to adapt, prioritize and multi-task;
  • Ability to work effectively, independently, and collaboratively;
  • Ability to effectively plan, organize and implement programs;
  • Effective verbal, written and presentation communication skills;
  • Ability to travel to offsite locations in an efficient manner, as required;
  • Knowledge of computer accounting system, Sage 300, is an asset;
  • High level of competency in computer software including Microsoft Office.

 

G.  CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

 

  • Must be able to lift 45 lbs
  • Provide a clear CPIC
  • Valid Class G Ontario Drivers License
  • Access to a vehicle
  • WHIMIS an asset
  • CPR an asset
     

First Nation preference in hiring, please indicate in your cover letter.

 

Full job description available upon request.

 

Please forward your cover letter, resume, current CPIC and at least (3) professional reference letters in a sealed envelope, marked:

 

“Confidential”

Attention: Arena Manager Hiring Committee

Batchewana First Nation

236 Frontenac Street

Batchewana First Nation, ON

P6A 6Z1

 

Or email at humanresources@batchewana.ca

 

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY FRIDAY, JUNE 1ST AT 12:00PM.

Facsimiles will not be accepted.  Only those granted interviews will be contacted.

 

 

 

 

DIRECTOR OF LANDS & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

 

B.  POSITION SUMMARY

 

The Director of Lands & Economic Development plans and directs the Reserve Land and Environment Management Program (RLEMP) and Natural Resources Program in order to ensure the land stewardship and economic development needs of Batchewana First Nation are met. 

 

Responsible to provide professional expertise, program direction, and operational implementation for the short and long-term strategies of the Lands and Natural Resources Department for BFN.  Responsible for the development of annual budgets, negotiation, and oversees and directs unit staff.  Works in collaboration with the senior management team in the effective management of BFN reserve lands and traditional territory. 

 

C.  DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Develop and implement a process for evaluating the department’s programs and services including meeting with managers to discuss and develop strategic and business plans to ensure programs meet identified requirements, including ongoing review of short/long term goals and objectives;
  • Develop, Present and Implement strategies that support BFN rights and title throughout the Traditional Territory;
  • Direct the development of program goals and objectives, short/long term strategic plans in order to ensure the provision of quality services, and maintaining an effective working relationship with industry representatives and other stakeholders;
  • Ensure the activities of the department adhere to relevant BFN policies, procedures, and by-laws, and other associated legislation, acts and regulations with respect to environmental impacts, RLEMP, natural resources and economic development issues;
  • Manage the completion of comprehensive reports, position papers and other recommendations with respect to program activities and requirements;
  • Assess and recommend mitigation measures for potential economic, social and political impacts to BFN;
  • Liaise with federal, provincial, and regional and local service agencies; represents, coordinates, and facilitates BFN’s relations with those agencies on behalf of the Chief Executive Officer;
  • Work collaboratively with the CEO, Directors and Management.
  • Directs and manages the staff of the department
     

D.  WORKING CONDITIONS:

 

  • Normal office setting; regular scheduled hours but expected to work as required to meet critical deadlines and deal with unexpected organizational or community issues;
  • Work has a high public profile, extensive public contact and subject to deadlines and interruptions;
  • Work involves one on one contact and group leadership and direction;
  • Work is subject to unusual and unscheduled hours;
  • Multiple evolving demands and shifting priorities with frequent critical deadlines.
  • May involve travel including but not limited to; training, conferences and/or development

 

E.  QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Economics, Marketing or a related field combined with 5 years’ experience at a senior management level

OR

  • Equivalent education combined with 8 years’ experience at a senior management level
     
  • Progressive experience in a First Nation, Aboriginal organization or the not for profit sector is an asset.

 

F.  KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:

 

  • Exceptional interpersonal, relationship, communication, and leadership skills
  • Ability to coach, mentor, manage, and pioneer change
  • Effective negotiation and mediation, conflict resolution, advisory, and consultation skills;
  • Ability to demonstrate integrity, empathy, trust, respect, and understanding by always acting with a high degree of professionalism
  • Ability to demonstrate strategic insights and operate proactively in response to the dynamic demands of First Nations
  • Ability to develop and analyse risk/benefits of business plans
  • Ability to effectively promote economic opportunities through various media channels;
  • Experience in preparing and administering budgets;
  • Ability to effectively plan, organize and implement strategic objectives;
  • Effective verbal, written and presentation communication skills;
  • High level of competency in computer software including Microsoft Office.

 

G.  CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

 

  • Security Clearance/Criminal Reference Check
  • Valid Class G Ontario Drivers License
  • Must be bondable
  • RLEMP Certification an asset (willing to train)
     

First Nation preference in hiring, please indicate in your cover letter.

 

Full job description available upon request.

 

Please forward your cover letter, resume, current CPIC and at least (3) professional reference letters in a sealed envelope, marked:

 

“Confidential”

Attention: Director of Lands & Economic Development Hiring Committee

Batchewana First Nation

236 Frontenac Street

Batchewana First Nation, ON

P6A 6Z1

 

Or email at humanresources@batchewana.ca

 

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY FRIDAY, JUNE 1ST AT 12:00PM.

Facsimiles will not be accepted.  Only those granted interviews will be contacted.

 

ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT WORKER

(Waabinong Head Start Family Resource Centre)

1 position available

Pending Funding

 

Reporting Relationship:

 

Successful applicant will work under the direction and supervision of the General Manager and the Summer Student Employment Coordinator.

 

Qualifications:

 

  1. Must be a Batchewana First Nation Member
  2. Post-Secondary or University student in school and returning in the fall
  3. Must be between 18-29 years of age
  4. Computer literacy is an essential requirement
  5. Experience in clerical services including answering incoming calls, directing calls, mail distribution, flow of correspondence
  6. Knowledge and experience with requisitions of supplies
  7. Must be able to take instructions and work independently
  8. Excellent communication skills both oral and written
  9. Self-motivated to learn new concepts and participate in new projects
  10. Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
  11. Genuine interest in working with children and families and maintain a high level of confidentiality
  12. First Aid and CPR an asset
  13. Must provide a clean Criminal Reference Check (CPIC)
  14. Valid Driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

 

  1. Will complete administrative tasks to ensure that Waabinong Head Start students and staff are ready to begin a new school year
  2. Coordinate and maintain office filing and storage systems
  3. To act as an administrative assistant and clerical support for Waabinong Head Start staff
  4. Establishes, maintains, processes and/or updates files, records and other documents
  5. Fax, scan and copy documents as requested
  6. Will ensure all other duties are completed as assigned

 

Wages:  $15.00 per hour                           Duration:  June 4th, 2018 – August 31st, 2018 (13 weeks)

 

Please submit resume with a cover letter and Application no later than Friday, May 18th 2018 @ 12 p.m.

 

Attention:  Administrative Support Worker

                                                               236 Frontenac Street

                                                               Batchewana First Nation, ON

                                                               P6A 6Z1

FACSIMILES will not be accepted.  Only those contacted will granted an interview

 

 

COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT

(Batchewana First Nation)

1 position available

Pending Funding

Reporting Relationship:

Successful applicant will work under the direction and supervision of the Communications Coordinator and the Summer Student Employment Coordinator.

Qualifications:

  1. Must be a Batchewana First Nation Member.
  2. Post-Secondary or University student in school and returning in the fall.
  3. Must be between 18-29 years of age.
  4. Computer literacy is an essential requirement.
  5. Experience in business administration and clerical services.
  6. Excellent communication, organizational and planning skills.
  7. Must be able to take instructions and work independently.
  8. Self-motivated to learn new concepts and participate in new projects.
  9. Interest in a related field of study is an asset.
  10. Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle.
     

Duties:

  1. Help to create promotional materials, such as magazines, ad, web banners, posters, promo cards, newspaper ads, brochures and business cards
  2. Attend community events (occasionally on weekends or after work hours), take photos and write wrap up reports
  3. Regular updates to the BFN website and social media sites.
  4. Assist with creating the BFN Monthly newsletter
  5. Assist with development and publication of press releases
  6. Adhere in the maintenance of an effective, health working environment
  7. Assist in improving efficiency and output of the Communication department

Wages:  $15 per hour             Duration:  June 4th, 2018 – August 31st, 2018 (13 weeks)

Please submit resume with a cover letter and Application no later than Friday, May 18th, 2018 @ 12 pm

Attention:        Communications Assistant Hiring Committee

                        Batchewana First Nation

                        236 Frontenac Street,

                        Sault Ste. Marie, ON

                        P6A 6Z1

 

Facsimiles will not be accepted.  Only those contacted will be granted an interview

 

DAY CAMP COORDINATOR

(Batchewana First Nation)

1 position available

Pending Funding

Reporting Relationship:

Successful applicant will work under the direction and supervision of the Summer Student Employment Coordinator.

Qualifications:

  1. Must be a Batchewana First Nation Member.
  2. Post-Secondary or University student in school and returning in the fall.
  3. Must be between 18-29 years of age.
  4. Communication, organizational and planning skills are an asset.
  5. Must be able to take instructions and work independently.
  6. Must have motivational skills and be able to create a good plan of activities.
  7. Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle.
  8. Interest in a related field of study is an asset.
  9. Must be certified in First Aid / CPR.
  10. Must provide a clean Criminal Reference Check (CPIC).

Duties:

  1. Will work with the Day Camp Counselors and Summer Student Employment Coordinator to ensure a safe and fun environment for the participants.
  2. Will help to develop and maintain a weekly schedule for the youth.
  3. Will also be responsible for the weekly reports, daily journals, scheduling events and incident reports to be submitted to the Summer Student Employment Coordinator.
  4. The Day Camp Coordinator will ensure adequate supervision at all times.
  5. The Day Camp Coordinator is expected to be a positive role model and team leader for the counselors and the youth of the community.
     

Wages:  $15 per hour             Duration:  June 4th, 2018 – August 31st, 2018 (13 weeks)

Please submit resume with a cover letter and Application no later than Friday, May 18th, 2018 @ 12pm

Attention:        Day Camp Coordinator Hiring Committee

                        Batchewana First Nation

                        236 Frontenac Street,

                        Sault Ste. Marie, ON

                        P6A 6Z1

 

Facsimiles will not be accepted.  Only those contacted will be granted an interview

 

CRISIS SUPPORT WORKER

(Batchewana First Nation)

1 position available

Pending Funding

Reporting Relationship:

Successful applicant will work under the direction and supervision of the Nimkii-Naabkawagan Crisis Shelter Director and the Summer Student Employment Coordinator.

Qualifications:

  1. Must be a Batchewana First Nation Member.
  2. Post-Secondary or University student in school in the social work and human services field and returning in the fall.
  3. Must be between 18-29 years of age.
  4. Moderate level of physical fitness
  5. Willingness to learn and acquire new skills to maintain competency on the job, including skills related to office tasks, client care and professional development
  6. Excellent communication, organizational and planning skills.
  7. Must be able to take instructions and work independently.
  8. Must provide a clean criminal reference check (CPIC)
  9. Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle.

Duties:

  1. Assists the crisis team with the intake process including review of safety procedures, development of individual safety plans, orientation to the building, introduction to residents and staff, assigning bedrooms and providing overall comfort
  2. Establishes and maintains a warm, personal and supportive, through professional relationship and provides regular, ongoing support, assistance and direction to the residents and non-residents
  3. Encourages all residents to participate to the fullest extent possible in the day to day management of the Shelter’s daily living routines, i.e. meal preparation, housekeeping duties, laundry, grocery shopping, etc.
  4. Assists parents with children’s needs such as internal or external child care services, school enrolment and counselling referrals, services or programs that are appropriate, adequate and accessible to the child’s needs upon consent or request
  5. Assists with the delivery, evaluation and documentation of participation in group programming

Wages:  $15 per hour             Duration:  June 4th, 2018 – August 31st, 2018 (13 weeks)

Please submit resume with a cover letter and Application no later than Friday, May 18th, 2018 @ 12 pm

Attention:        Crisis Support Worker Hiring Committee

                        Batchewana First Nation

                        236 Frontenac Street,

                        Sault Ste. Marie, ON

                        P6A 6Z1

Facsimiles will not be accepted.  Only those contacted will be granted an interview