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Position:             Language and Culture Teacher

                              

Reports to:           Director of Children’s Programming

 

General Accountability  

Reporting to BFN Director of Children’s Programming. The successful candidate will be responsible for Rankin Daycare’s Language and Cultural Program. This includes overseeing the compiling, organizing, creating, and teaching of Ojibway, the Batchewana First Nation traditional language. This also encompasses current uses of Ojibway, recognizing that language, as culture, is living and dynamic.

 

The teacher will be required to have knowledge of language revitalization, linguistic resources, and a strong knowledge of the First Nations culture and history. The First Nation recognizes that the recovery of a language will require accessing and working with living speakers.

 

Basic/Mandatory Requirements

The successful applicant:

*    Knowledge of and fluent in conversational Ojibway

*    develop and maintain associated materials in Ojibway language, and newsletter articles

*    Passionate about language revitalization and future success

*    Knowledge of traditional customs and ceremonies

*     participate with all age groups for group time, mealtime, art & crafts, and outings

*    using the seven grandfathers teachings as implementation of teachings

*    will be a member of Batchewana First Nation in preference to other applicants;

*    will have a valid class “G” driver’s license and an insured vehicle;

*     provide an up to date CIPIC

 

Please forward your resume, cover letter and at least (3) references in a sealed envelope marked “Language Program Coordinator” Confidential:

 

Attention: Language Program Coordinator Hiring Committee

Batchewana First Nation

236 Frontenac Street

Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario P6A 5K9

 

Deadline for application:  Friday September 21, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.  Only those granted an interview will be contacted.  Aboriginal preference in hiring. 

**We thank all applicants**

 

 

POSITION

 

ON-CALL CUSTODIAN

 

B.  POSITION SUMMARY

 

The on-call custodian shall fill-in, as required, for custodian positions within Batchewana First Nation.  They shall be responsible for maintaining a clean and safe working environment.  This position reports directly to the Operations and Maintenance Coordinator.

 

 

C.  DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  1. Complete any checklists as necessary
  2. Sanitize all health provision clinical areas, including examining rooms
  3. Clean all floor spaces with appropriate machinery
  4. Vacuum furnishings, shampoo walkway mats as required and clean entrances to lobbies;
  5. Disinfect and clean washroom sinks, toilets, urinals, door handles etc.
  6. Clean mirrors, spot clean walls and partitions, wipe door frames and baseboards
  7. Ensure washroom soap dispensers and towel dispensers are filled
  8. Ensure waste containers and recycle bins are emptied and properly disposed of
  9. Wash and wipe counters and desks, dust and spot clean furniture
  10. Haul equipment and supplies as required
  11. Clean Public Works office Monday, Wednesday and Friday
  12. Clean Portable twice monthly
  13. Every Thursday gather the soiled mop heads, cleaning rags, dish cloths and dish towels for the laundry service where required
  14. Other duties as provided by the supervisor
  15. Follow all weekly, monthly, bi-annual and annual duties as required per the work plan/schedule
  16. Monitor inventory of supplies and replenish as needed
  17. Communicate restocking needs/inventory, maintenance issues, damages, or other related problems
  18. Report any damage /vandalism immediately to designated supervisor/police
  19. Maintain Health and Safety requirements
  20. Ensure facility is safe and secure before leaving at the end of the shift, if applicable.  

 

D.  WORKING CONDITIONS:

 

The incumbent may have to address interpersonal tension/conflicts and differences of opinion within and outside the Department, and in the relationship between the Department and Community members. 

This position involves occasional lengthy periods of physical labour with little disruption and requires excessive amounts of time spent standing, moving, bending, stretching, lifting, exposure to chemicals and solvents, and operating cleaning equipment

 

 

E.  QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Will have a secondary school diploma or equivalent
     
    OR
     
  •  Two years experience in the cleaning and maintenance industry

 

F.  KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:

 

  • Must maintain a high level of confidentiality and professionalism
  • Experience in cleaning and maintenance industry an asset
  • Will be knowledgeable about the culture, social and political structures of Batchewana First Nation
  • Will understand Health and Safety Policies and Procedures
  • Communicate effectively

 

G.  CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

 

  • Must work flexible hours
  • Must be able to travel between communities as necessary.   
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs. 
  • WHMIS certified
  • CPIC required upon hired

 

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

 

Full job description available upon request.

 

Please forward your cover letter and resume in a sealed envelope, marked:

 

“Confidential”

Attention: On-Call Custodian 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, September 28, 2018 AT 12:00PM.

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

 

 

 

Position: 2 Child and Youth Clinicians

Full Time Contract – March 31, 2019

(Extension pending annualized funding)

 

Overview of Responsibilities

The child and youth clinician reports to the Community Wellness Manager- Children’s Mental Health, the Child and Youth Clinician provides therapeutic mental wellness assessment and support to children between the ages of 4 to 18 residing both on and off reserve. The Child and Youth Clinician supports positive relationships between children, their immediate caregivers and their support network by developing child centered, culturally appropriate strategies to address behaviors that limit the child’s spirit journey through childhood and adolescence.

Requirements of Position

The successful applicant:

  • Master of Social Work degree is preferred and would be an asset
  • Honors Bachelor of Social Work Degree, or Bachelor of Social Work and or combined 5 years direct work experience with education.
  • Three (3) years direct experience working with children and families
  • Experience in clinical environment providing Children’s Mental Health services
  • Will be a member of Batchewana First Nation is preference to other applicants
  • Will have a valid Class “G” driver’s license and a vehicle
    Knowledge Requirements
    The successful applicant:
  • Knowledge of the Batchewana First Nation health Centre (Non Dway Gamig) programs and services
  • Understanding of evidence based informed practices promoting attachment and dealing with trauma resilience and wellness -based mental health program services to children, youth and their families
  • Will be knowledgeable about the culture and significant characteristics of the social structure and relevant human service needs of Batchewana First Nation
  • Knowledge of the Batchewana Child Welfare Protocol service delivery, customs, and traditions in responding to child welfare concerns
  • Knowledge of and experience with land base healing and therapeutic approaches
  • Knowledge of external agencies
    Ability Requirements
    The successful applicant will demonstrate ability to:
  • Strong leadership and management skills, Strong Organizational and administrative skills
  • Strong professional ethics
  • Ability to facilitate strong inter departmental relationships; Ability to manage multiple priorities, projects or programs
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Ability to work with confidential and sensitive information; Ability to work in a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and coach others utilizing a collaborative approach and strengths-based approach
  • Excellent computer skills, excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Work flexible hours
    Please address your application identifying your qualifications through cover letter, resume,                              3 references and CPIC marked CONFIDENTIAL:
     
    Child and Youth Clinician 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: September 14, 2018 at 12:00 noon
     
    First Nation preference in hiring. For a complete job description please contact the administration Office at 705-759-0914. Miigwetch to all applicants for their interests; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

                 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
                  2 - Temporary Maintenance Workers

Position Summary:
The Operations and Maintenance Worker is responsible for performing a variety of labour activities and community services for the daily operations of the Batchewana First Nation Public Works Department and its Reserves: Goulais Bay, Rankin, and Obadjiwan and Whitefish Island. The Maintenance Worker is expected to work 35 hours per week. The hours will be flexible and include evenings and weekends during winter operations.

Reporting Relationships:
The incumbent will report to the Operations and Maintenance Coordinator.

Duties and Responsibilities:  
• Road maintenance as specified 
• Community service maintenance such as water, sanitation, cemeteries, public parks etc.
• Winter control on roads, community parking lots and specified driveways.
• Care and maintenance of all Band Assets owned buildings and surrounding grounds as assigned
• Must complete daily detailed timesheets and work orders
• Must perform regular scheduled inspections of Public Works vehicles and equipment.
• Maintain an inventory control and report any repairs needed for the buildings
• Carry out job orders in relation to approved minor community repairs as assigned
• Follow specific daily, monthly, seasonal and yearly routines.

Qualifications and Requirements:
• Work experience and Heavy Equipment Operators certification would be an asset
• Previous maintenance experience would be an asset (plumbing, electrical, painting etc)
• MUST HAVE A VALID CLASS DZ/AZ DRIVER’S LICENSE AND A VEHICLE
• Must provide a driver’s abstract
 

 Please submit application with resume to:    Hiring Committee
           Temporary Maintenance Worker
           236 Frontenac St.
           Batchewana First Nation, ON

Application Deadline:  September 28, 2018

A complete job description is available at 236 Frontenac Street
       Only those granted an interview will be contacted.  We thank all applicants.               

 

 

POSITION TITLE:

FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT

POSITION GRADE:

Contract

CREATED:

 

WORK GROUP:

Finance

APPROVED:

Nov 30, 2017

SUPERVISION:

Reports to and works under the direction of the Finance Manager

 

B.  POSITION SUMMARY

 

The Financial Accountant is responsible for maintaining and updating of the financial books and records of Batchewana First Nation.  Batchewana First Nation is a government that oversees the operations and direction of the Batchewana First Nation reserves and community.  It employs approximately 200 community members in its administration organization that has approximately 20 different departments and businesses.

 

The First Nation’s financial management is the responsibility of the Finance Department under the leadership of the Finance Director.  This position will report to the Finance Manager who is responsible for the daily operations of the Finance Department.

 

H.  QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

 

Education:

  • Bachelor Degree or College Diploma in business, accounting or related field OR
  • Equivalent education combined with 2 years’ accounting experience

 

Experience:

  • 2 years’ working in an accounting capacity
  • 2 years’ experience working within a First Nation or Aboriginal organization.

 

I.  KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting principles;
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • 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 a timely and efficient manner, as required;
  • Knowledge of computer accounting system, Sage 300, is an asset;
  • High level of competency in computer software including Microsoft Office.

 

J.  CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Valid Class G2 or G Ontario Drivers License
  • Access to an insured vehicle

 

Please address your application identifying your qualifications through cover letter, resume, 3 references and CPIC, marked CONFIDENTIAL:

 

Financial Accountant 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: September 14, 2018 @12:00 pm (Noon)

(Full Job Description Available at Front Desk)

 

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:                       Substance Abuse/Addictions Worker 

                             

General Accountability

The Substance Abuse/Addictions Worker is responsible for the delivery of prevention services that are aimed at reducing the requirement for direct, one-on-one intervention (casework) in the area of substance abuse and addictions, for direct intervention services, and for the planning and evaluation of these services.  As one of a number of Human Services workers providing prevention services, the SA/A Worker is required to plan, deliver and evaluate services in consultation and cooperation with the other members of the team in order to develop a consensus on needs and priorities, avoid duplication/overlap and maximize the effective expenditure of available resources.  The SA/A Worker is responsible for assisting the Director in meeting Departmental responsibilities for overall program planning and reporting, maintenance of effective relationships with other community-based and external agencies/programs and with funders.   

 

Requirements of Position

Basic/Mandatory Requirements

The successful applicant:

•      Will have a university degree or a community college diploma in a relevant health and/or social services field, and at least 2 years direct service experience, preferably with families and groups OR equivalent combinations of education and experience;

•      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;

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 substance abuse/addictions services;

Knowledge Requirements – Cont’d

•      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 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.   

Ability Requirements

The successful applicant(s) will demonstrate 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 families and individuals;

•      Communicate effectively in writing and verbally;

•      Work flexible hours.

 

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

 

Substance Abuse/Addictions 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: September 21, 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

 

 

 

 

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 plus four (4) years experience in a senior management position

OR

  • Equivalent Education plus five (4) years experience in a senior management position
     
  • 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

 

  • CPIC
  • Job may require travel
  • 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, 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, OCTOBER 12th AT 12:00PM.

Facsimiles will not be accepted.  No late submission will be accepted.  Only those granted interviews will be contacted.

 

 

 

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
  • CPIC
  • Job may require travel
  • 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, 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, OCTOBER 12TH AT 12:00PM.

Facsimiles will not be accepted.  No late submissions will be accepted.  Only those granted interviews will be contacted.