Batchewana

Job Postings

 

 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:  November 23, 2018

 

A complete job description is available at 236 Frontenac Street

       Only those granted an interview will be contacted.  We thank all applicants.               

 

 

 

Registered Early Childhood Educator Supply Teachers

 

This position is for a Registered Early Childhood Education teacher at the Rankin Daycare Centre for supply teaching. The Infant Program is 1 to 18 months, Toddler Program is 18 months to 30 months, and the Preschool Program is 31 months to 57 months.

 

Duties include the following by not limited to:

- Work in compliance with the requirements of Batchewana Band Policies and Procedures and                    standards (personnel, financial management, health & safety, programs, etc.)

- participates in identifying and /or developing culturally appropriate methods of child care               development, and incorporating these methods into the program.

- be able to provide continuous and close supervision of young children to ensure their safety and     development.

- Implements the daycare curriculum/ daily programming including: guiding the physical, social,     intellectual and emotional development of the children in their care through implementation of      planned individual and group activities that are age appropriate.

- maintaining effective and respectable communications with the parents of the children in care.

 

Qualification:

Must have an Early Childhood Education diploma (or equivalent).

Must be registered with the College of Early Childhood Education

Must have current First Aid & CPR Certificate

Must be up to date with immunizations which includes TB test.

Must have a current medical.             

 

The successful applicant must provide a criminal Reference check.

Qualified Batchewana First Nation Member in preference to other applicants.

 

Please apply by November 16, 2018 at 4:30pm/

 

Attention:   Batchewana First Nation

                   Hiring Committee

                                     236 Frontenac Street

                                     Rankin Reserve, Sault Ste. Marie

                                     Ontario P6A 5K9

 

 

 

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, November 23,  2018 AT 12:00PM.

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

 

 

 

 

 

Fulltime General Maintenance Worker

 

Reports to:      Operations & Maintenance Coordinator

 

General Accountability:

The General Maintenance Worker is responsible for performing a variety of labour activities to ensure and maintain the efficient daily operation of the Public Works Department for the Batchewana First Nation.  The Worker is responsible for the maintenance of all reserve locations (Rankin 15D, Goulais Bay 15 A, Obadjiwan 15 E, Whitefish Island 15) under the direction of the Coordinator.  The Worker is responsible for adhering to the general and operational policy, procedures and standards governing the department.  The General Maintenance Worker is expected to work 40 hours per week.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Completing time sheets with detailed hours per specific areas of work.
  2. Completing job order forms as required.
  3. Other associated duties as required.
  4. Road maintenance as specified. 

5.         Seasonal operations (grass cutting, snow removal etc.)

6.         Clean and maintain sidewalks, streets, roads and public grounds and Public Parks as required.

7.         General maintenance and repairs of Public Works buildings as required.             

8.         Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment, clean, lubricate and refuel            equipment.

9.         Monitor and ensure the security of all Band Assets equipment

 

Basic/Mandatory Requirements

1.         Must be a member of Batchewana First Nation.

2.         Must be knowledgeable of the Batchewana First Nation, its lands, communities

            and public services.

3.         Must have a valid DZ license and a vehicle.

4.         Must be physically fit and able to meet the physical demands.

 

Deadline for cover letter, resume and references no later than:  November 23, 2018

 

Please submit application with resume to:          Hiring Committee

                                                                        General Maintenance Worker

                                                                        236 Frontenac St. Rankin Reserve

                                                                        Batchewana First Nation, ON  P6A 6Z1

 

Complete job descriptions are available at the Batchewana First Nation Administration Office

Only those granted an interview will be contacted.  We thank all applicants.

 

CHILD AND FAMILY ASSISTANT

(3 Openings; Rankin, Goulais, and Obadjiwan)

 

B.  POSITION SUMMARY

 

The Child and Family Assistant works with children 0 to 6 years of age, parents/caregivers, extended families and community to foster early child development.  The Child and Family Assistant will support the delivery programs, supports and services to ensure they are culturally appropriate, integrated, possess a supportive holistic structure and strengthen capacity through awareness, outreach and access to a full range of services.

 

C.  DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Implement and help evaluate programs and services and ensure objectives are met 
  • Implement services and programs that encompass early learning, family supports, health promotion and culture
  • Collaborate with other department and programs to offer a circle of care
  • Maintain strict confidentiality and professionalism
  • Record, store and review documents and information appropriately 
  • Submit reports as directed
  • Present reports, workshops, seminars, presentations, and information to applicable parties
  • Participate in meetings, conferences, and training as directed and appropriate
  • Supervise Child and Family Worker

 

D.  WORKING CONDITIONS:

 

  • 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 group leadership and direction;

 

E.  QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Diploma in Education, Social Work or Human Services plus one (1) year of direct service experience
     
    OR
     
  • Equivalent Education with three (3) years of direct service experience
  • Experience working with youth 

 

  • Experience working in an aboriginal organization or not-for-profit an asset

 

F.  KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:

 

  • Compassionate, patient and understanding about youth and community needs
  • Exceptional interpersonal, relationship, communication, and leadership skills
  • Ability to work independently or collaboratively
  • 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 effectively implement strategic objectives;
  • Effective verbal, written and presentation communication skills;
  • High level of competency in computer software including Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of federal and provincial legislation, and Batchewana First Nation’s requirements and guidelines

 

G.  CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

 

  • Security Clearance/Criminal Reference Check with vulnerable sector upon hire
  • Employee may be required to travel to multiple locations in a prompt and timely manner.
  • Employee is required to work flexible hours

 

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

 

Batchewana First Nation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.

 

Full job description available upon request.

 

Please forward your cover letter, resume and three (3) professional references in a sealed envelope, marked:

 

“Confidential”

Attention: Child and Family Program Manger 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 THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2018 AT 12:00PM.

Late submissions and facsimiles will not be accepted.  Only those granted interviews will be contacted.

 

 

CHILD AND FAMILY PROGRAM MANAGER

 

B.  POSITION SUMMARY

 

The Child and Family Program Manager is responsible for the overall management of the “We Raise Our Children in a Good Way” program, to ensure that children; 0 to 6 years of age, parents/caregivers, extended families and community are able to foster early child development and build capacity for a family’s natural protective network, through Anishinaabe language and culture. The Child and Family Program Manager will provide supervision and management to frontline staff to ensure programs, supports and services are culturally appropriate, integrated, possess a supportive holistic structure and will strengthen capacity through awareness, outreach, and access to a full range of services,

 

The Child and Family Program Manager is responsible to lead, plan, deliver and ensure the program is meeting desired outcomes and budgetary goals, and for maintaining effective relationships with other community based and external agencies/programs and funders.

 

C.  DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Develop, implement, monitor and evaluate programs and services and ensure its objectives are met 
  • Develop and implement services and programs that encompass early learning, family supports, health promotion and culture
  • Collaborate with other department and programs, government and other outside agencies, and professionals to make program changes, implement new strategies/programs, and to refer clients
  • Analyze community needs and individual needs to make appropriate recommendations
  • Maintain strict confidentiality and professionalism
  • Record, store and review documents and information appropriately 
  • Collect, manage and review data
  • Develop and present reports, workshops, seminars, presentations, and information to applicable parties
  • Participate in meetings, conferences, and training as directed and appropriate
  • Manage the Child and Family Program staff

 

D.  WORKING CONDITIONS:

 

 

E.  QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Degree in Education, Social Work or Human Services plus three (3) years of direct service experience
     
    OR
     
  • Equivalent Education with five (5) years of direct service experience

 

  • 3-5 years of supervisory experience an asset
  • Experience working in an aboriginal organization or not-for-profit an asset
  • Experience working with youth an asset

 

F.  KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:

 

  • Compassionate, patient and understanding about youth and community needs
  • Exceptional interpersonal, relationship, communication, and leadership skills
  • Ability to work independently or collaboratively
  • 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 effectively plan, organize and implement strategic objectives;
  • Effective verbal, written and presentation communication skills;
  • High level of competency in computer software including Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of federal and provincial legislation, and Batchewana First Nation’s requirements and guidelines

 

G.  CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

 

  • Security Clearance/Criminal Reference Check with vulnerable sector upon hire
  • Employee is required to travel to multiple locations in a prompt and timely manner.
  • Employee is required to work flexible hours

 

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

 

Batchewana First Nation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.

 

Full job description available upon request.

 

Please forward your cover letter, resume and three (3) professional references in a sealed envelope, marked:

 

“Confidential”

Attention: Child and Family Program Manger 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 THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2018 AT 12:00PM.

Late submissions and facsimiles will not be accepted.  Only those granted interviews will be contacted.

 

CHILD AND FAMILY WORKER: PART TIME

(3 Openings; Rankin, Goulais, and Obadjiwan)

 

B.  POSITION SUMMARY

 

The Child and Family Worker supports the Child and Family Assistant with the implementation of programs and services for the “We Raise Our Children in a Good Way” program. 

 

The Child and Family Worker will support the delivery programs, supports and services to ensure they are culturally appropriate, integrated, possess a supportive holistic structure and strengthen capacity through awareness, outreach and access to a full range of services

 

C.  DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Implement programs and services, as directed, and ensure objectives are met 
  • Collaborate with other department and programs to offer a circle of care
  • Maintain strict confidentiality and professionalism
  • Record, store and review documents and information appropriately and as applicable
  • Submit reports as directed
  • Aids in the presentation of workshops and seminars, and distributes information to applicable parties
  • Participate in any meetings, conferences, and training as directed and appropriate

 

D.  WORKING CONDITIONS:

 

  • 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 group leadership and direction;

 

E.  QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Diploma in Education, Social Work or Human Services plus one (1) year of direct service experience
     
    OR
     
  • Equivalent Education with three (3) years of direct service experience
  • Experience working with youth 

 

  • Experience working in an aboriginal organization or not-for-profit an asset

 

F.  KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:

 

  • Compassionate, patient and understanding about youth and community needs
  • Exceptional interpersonal, relationship, communication, and leadership skills
  • Ability to work independently or collaboratively
  • 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 effectively implement strategic objectives;
  • Effective verbal, written and presentation communication skills;
  • High level of competency in computer software including Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of federal and provincial legislation, and Batchewana First Nation’s requirements and guidelines

 

G.  CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

 

  • Security Clearance/Criminal Reference Check with vulnerable sector upon hire
  • Employee may be required to travel to multiple locations in a prompt and timely manner.
  • Employee is required to work flexible hours

 

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

 

Batchewana First Nation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.

 

Full job description available upon request.

 

Please forward your cover letter, resume and three (3) professional references in a sealed envelope, marked:

 

“Confidential”

Attention: Child and Family Worker 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 THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2018 AT 12:00PM.

Late submissions and facsimiles will not be accepted.  Only those granted interviews will be contacted.

 

 

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 and grant 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;
  • Directs and manages the staff of the department
  • Provides leadership and motivation in establishing quality standards
  • Ensures adherence to occupational health and safety standards

 

D.  WORKING CONDITIONS:

 

  • 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;

 

E.  QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Economics, Marketing or a related field plus 2-3 years business management experience

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 upon hire
  • This position requires travel to multiple locations
  • Must be able to work flexible hours
  • Must be bondable
     

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

 

Batchewana First Nation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.

 

Full job description available upon request.

 

Please forward your cover letter, resume and (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 humanresources@batchewana.ca

 

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY THURSDAY DECEMBER 13, 2018 BY 12:00PM.

Facsimiles and late submissions 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 manages 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 policy 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, etc. 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 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 involves one on one contact and group leadership and direction;
  • Work is subject to unusual and unscheduled hours

 

E.  QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

 

Bachelor degree in Business, Accounting or Commerce and 8 years’ experience at a senior management level

OR

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

 

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

 

F.  KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:

 

  • Thorough knowledge of GAAP/IFRS 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);
  • 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 upon hire
  • This position requires travel to multiple locations
  • Must be able to work flexible hours
  • Must be bondable
     

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

 

Batchewana First Nation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.

 

Full job description available upon request.

 

Please forward your cover letter, resume and (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 THURSDAY DECEMBER 13, 2018 BY 12:00PM.

Facsimiles and late submissions 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 involves one on one contact and group leadership and direction;
  • Work is subject to unusual and unscheduled hours

 

E.  QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Economics, Marketing 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.
  • RLEMP Certification an asset (willing to train)

 

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 upon hire
  • This position requires travel to multiple locations
  • Must be able to work flexible hours
  • Must be bondable
     

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

 

Batchewana First Nation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.

 

Full job description available upon request.

 

Please forward your cover letter, resume and (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 THURSDAY DECEMBER 13, 2018 BY 12:00PM.

Facsimiles and late submissions will not be accepted.  Only those granted interviews will be contacted.

 

EDUCATION COUNSELLOR

 

B.  POSITION SUMMARY

 

The Education Counsellor will encourage and support the educational success and wellness of all Batchewana First Nation (BFN) Students, both off and on reserve.  This position is responsible for advocating for the Batchewana First Nation Education Department and collaborating with students, families, members, education service providers, school boards, etc. to promote a healthy and culturally appropriate educational services.  

 

The Education Counsellor shall identify, monitor and motivate student participation in all education programming and services available to them at the community level; including school and service agencies. The Education Counsellor shall ensure BFN student success and identify students in need of supports.

 

The Education Counselor functions within the legislative requirements, policies and procedures relevant to Batchewana First Nation.

 

C.  DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Address any academic, attendance, behavioral/emotional and special education needs through BFN services, or other approved counselling and referral services.
  • Assist in the coordination and facilitating of multi service provider meetings with students and families
  • Network with other teams and resource personnel as needed or required, i.e. Batchewana First Nation programs, Mental Health, Special Education, Niiganin, Drug and Alcohol and Health programs and outside services such as Nogdawindamin, Algoma Family Services, Thrive and provincial school boards, etc.
  • Participate in and provide support with case management of students from beginning to discharge
  • Liaison and maintain communication with schools, students and guardians on a regular basis,
  • Facilitate smooth transitions for students, i.e. entering JK/SK, graduations, transfers, etc.
  • Act as key member of the education administrative and statistical data management team
  • Liaison with the Special Education Case Manager on professional development needs for students, services and programs
  • Maintain professionalism and confidentiality in all aspects of the position
  • Abide by the School boards and BFN policies and procedures
  • Perform any other industry related duties as directed by immediate supervisor
     

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 involves one on one contact and group leadership and direction;

 

E.  QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Diploma in Social Services, Human Services, or Education plus two years experience working with youth
     
    OR
     
  • Four years experience working in Education or a Counselling position, plus two years working with youth
     
  • Experience in a First Nation, Aboriginal organization or the not for profit sector an asset.

 

 

F.  KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:

 

  • Compassionate, patient and understanding about student needs
  • Exceptional interpersonal, relationship, communication, and leadership skills
  • Ability to work independently or collaboratively
  • 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 effectively plan, organize and implement strategic objectives;
  • Effective verbal, written and presentation communication skills;
  • High level of competency in computer software including Microsoft Office
  • Working knowledge of Ministry of Education’s guidelines and requirements; including federal and provincial
  • Familiar with special education requirements, identifications, processes, etc.
     

G.  CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

 

  • Security Clearance/Criminal Reference Check with vulnerable sector upon hire
  • Employee is required to travel to multiple locations in a prompt and timely manner.
  • Employee is required to work flexible hours
     

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

 

Batchewana First Nation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.

 

Full job description available upon request.

 

Please forward your cover letter, resume and three (3) professional references in a sealed envelope, marked:

 

“Confidential”

Attention: Education Counsellor 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 THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2018 AT 12:00PM.

Late submissions and facsimiles will not be accepted.  Only those granted interviews will be contacted.

 

 

CHILD WELFARE BAND REP WORKER

 

B.  POSITION SUMMARY

 

 

 The Child Welfare Band Rep Worker will ensure that the current developmental needs of children in his/her care are met by actively participating in the development of an assessment and/or with treatment. The Child Welfare Band Rep Worker is responsible to provide the case work for children and youth that is consistent with the philosophy, approach, goals and learning environment established by Batchewana First Nation which will ensure the social, emotional and physical well being of children and youth.

 

C.  DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Investigating, assessing matters and advocating for the Batchewana First Nation in matters pertaining to children in need of protection
  • Providing support services to families, children, Alternative Care Providers and care placements
  • Supporting children in and out of home placements in accordance with the Child and Family Services Act, Ministry Standards, Child Protection protocols, risk assessment tools, Agency policies and procedures and Batchewana First Nation Standards of Practice.

 

D.  WORKING CONDITIONS:

 

  • Scheduled shift work 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 group leadership and direction;
  • Work is subject to high levels of tension

 

 

E.  QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work (Honors) and Three years’ experience working directly with children and families in child protection or social services
     
  • Registration with Ontario College of Social Workers

 

 

F.  KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:

 

  • Knowledge of Batchewana First Nation, Nog da win da min and external Child Welfare programs and services.
  • Knowledge, respect and sensitivity of First Nation culture and traditions.
  • Knowledge of current legislation and policies related to child welfare.
  • Knowledge of external services and service agencies.
  • Demonstrated ability in assessment for development of treatment and care plans.
  • Demonstrated ability in interpersonal and conflict resolution; mediation and problem-solving skills; conflict resolution; leading and coaching others; collaboration.
  • Excellent time management; prioritizing; meeting deadlines; ability to work independently and as a team member/leader.

 

G.  CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

 

  • Security Clearance/Criminal Reference Check with vulnerable sector upon hire
  • Employee is required to travel to multiple locations in a prompt and timely manner.
  • Employee is required to work shift work with flexible hours

 

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

 

Batchewana First Nation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.

 

Full job description available upon request.

 

Please forward your cover letter, resume and three (3) professional references in a sealed envelope, marked:

 

“Confidential”

Attention: Child Welfare Band Representative 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 THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2018 AT 12:00PM.

Late submissions and facsimiles will not be accepted.  Only those granted interviews will be contacted.

 

 

 

COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSE

 

B.  POSITION SUMMARY

 

The Community Health Nurse (CHN) is responsible for monitoring community health care needs, for the delivery of prevention/community education services that aims at protecting and increasing the general health of community members, for the provision of basic nursing assessment and care, and for the planning and evaluation of these services. 

 

C.  DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Manage prevention and health education, and nursing services
  • Collaborate with government and non-government agencies to obtain general information for service delivery
  • Ensure that culturally appropriate methods of service delivery are developed and implemented
  • Manage services and programming, agendas, curriculum, and methods as they pertain to the CHN
  • Develop and Implement an annual community nursing services plan
  • Collaborate with health department staff to ensure clients a complete circle of care
  • Maintain proper documentation
  • Prepare and submit reports and presentations to the applicable parties
  • Evaluate, in conjunction with health centre team, internal and external program and services reviews
  • Provide community education documents, seminars, workshops, support groups, in-home visits, and/or classes
  • Provide supportive counselling, assessments, and referrals
  • Conducts basic examinations, approves provision of over-the-counter medicines and makes referrals to the appropriate professional

 

D.  WORKING CONDITIONS:

 

  • May experience considerable frustration in dealing with physical and financial resource limitation
  • Involves occasional lengthy periods of mental/visual concentration with frequent disruptions
  • 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 involves one on one contact and group leadership and direction;

 

E.  QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Registered Nurse in the province of Ontario AND
     
  • Training specifically in community nursing and two (2) years direct service experience

 

OR

 

  • Equivalent combination of training and experience
     

 

F.  KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:

 

  • Will be knowledgeable of contemporary and traditional methods of intervention, support, and healing of Batchewana First Nation
  • Compassionate, patient and understanding about student needs
  • Exceptional interpersonal, relationship, communication, and leadership skills
  • Ability to work independently or collaboratively
  • 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 effectively plan, organize and implement strategic objectives;
  • Effective verbal, written and presentation communication skills;
  • High level of competency in computer software including Microsoft Office
  • Working knowledge of Federal, Provincial and Batchewana First Nation’s guidelines and requirements
     

G.  CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

 

  • Security Clearance/Criminal Reference Check with vulnerable sector upon hire
  • Updated First Aid and CPR
  • Employee is required to travel to multiple locations in a prompt and timely manner.
  • Employee is required to work flexible hours

 

 

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

 

Batchewana First Nation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.

 

Full job description available upon request.

 

Please forward your cover letter, resume and three (3) professional references in a sealed envelope, marked:

 

“Confidential”

Attention: Community Health Nurse 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 THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2018 AT 12:00PM.

Late submissions and facsimiles will not be accepted.  Only those granted interviews will be contacted.

 

 

SUBSTANCE ABUSE/ADDICTIONS WORKER

 

B.  POSITION SUMMARY

The Substance Abuse/Addictions Worker is responsible for the planning, delivery and evaluation of prevention and intervention programs and services for substance abuse/addictions at the Health Centre.

 

The SA/A Worker is required work collaboratively with the other members of the Health 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/funders.   

 

C.  DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Monitors the need for specific SA/A prevention services
  • Collaborate with relevant agencies and professionals to ensure current and relevant developments are being communicated
  • Ensure that culturally appropriate methods of service delivery are identified, developed, and incorporated into SA/A service delivery where appropriate and requested;
  • Develops and regularly updates specific service/programming descriptions, agendas, curriculum, methods utilized, etc.
  • Prepares and recommends an annual SA/A services plan
  • Participates in the development of treatment plans, implementation and collaboration of services, with the applicable collaborative parties
  • Maintains, manages and ensures the security of confidential files
  • Participates in case conferences to ensure a holistic, coordinated delivery of services; 
  • Designs and conducts an evaluation of all prevention programs and one-on-one casework services offered;
  • Participates in the execution of internal or external program reviews and evaluations as directed.
  • Develop and implement informational programming, support groups, workshops, training, and/or presentation to relevant and applicable audiences; including community, students, staff, etc.
  • Provide and Schedule supportive counselling
  • Advocate on behalf of families and individuals in need of intervention/treatment services
  • Maintain professionalism and confidentiality in all aspects of the position
  • Abide by the BFN policies and procedures
  • Perform any other industry related duties as directed by immediate supervisor
     

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 involves one on one contact and group leadership and direction;
  • Work is subject to high levels of tension
     

E.  QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Diploma in Social Services or relevant Human Services plus two years of direct service experience with families/groups

OR

  • Equivalent Education with four years of direct service experience with families/groups
     
  • Progressive experience in a First Nation, Aboriginal organization or the not for profit sector is an asset.
     

F.  KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Familiar with Batchewana First Nation’s programs, services, traditions and history
  • Compassionate, patient and understanding about student needs
  • Exceptional interpersonal, relationship, communication, and leadership skills
  • Ability to work independently or collaboratively
  • 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 effectively plan, organize and implement treatment and care plans, in line with strategic objectives;
  • Effective verbal, written and presentation communication skills;
  • High level of competency in computer software including Microsoft Office
  • Working knowledge of federal and provincial guidelines and requirements;
     

G.  CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Security Clearance/Criminal Reference Check upon hire
  • This position requires travel to multiple locations
  • Must be able to work flexible hours
     

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

Batchewana First Nation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.

Full job description available upon request.

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

 

“Confidential”

Attention: Substance Abuse/Addictions Worker

Batchewana First Nation

236 Frontenac Street

Batchewana First Nation, ON

P6A 6Z1

 

Or email at humanresources@batchewana.ca

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY THURSDAY DECEMBER 13, 2018 BY 12:00PM.

Facsimiles and late submissions will not be accepted.  Only those granted interviews will be contacted.

 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

 

B.  POSITION SUMMARY

 

The Economic Development Officer is responsible for identifying and promoting economic development opportunities/initiatives for Batchewana First Nation.  This position requires networking and researching opportunities to present to Chief and Council. 

 

The Economic Development Officer is responsible for developing and implementing proposals and business plans in coordination with program managers, supervisors, boards and committees recommending strategic plans in line with the goals of Chief and Council.   

 

C.  DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Network and research opportunities for efficiency and growth
  • Analyze industries and markets for development, expansion, modernization opportunities for both Chief and Council and the community/small business
  • Monitor and Manage development projects in collaboration with relevant parties
  • Develop workshops, information sessions and presentations for community members with respect to private and public business ventures within the community, outreach programs that provide support, and business initiatives
  • Ensure that projects are in compliance with BFN, federal, and provincial rules and regulations
  • Attend required meetings as directed
  • Advocate for BFN economic development
  • Monitor and Manage the BFN economic development “Membership Prosperity Fund”
  • Develop and Implement career-oriented training initiatives/programs relevant to the labour markets, in collaboration with human resources
  • Collaborate with departments for potential work-based training initiatives and/or opportunities and develop funding opportunities to implement 
  • Work in collaboration to monitor and supervise all economic development training groups/programs/major and minor capital projects
  • Signatory with the ministry of training, colleges and universities apprenticeship unit for programs
  • Collaborate with other First Nations and government agencies, attend conferences, training, and meetings, and participate in community forums, as applicable

 

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 involves one on one contact and group leadership and direction;

 

E.  QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Diploma in Business, Economics or Marketing plus 2 years experience in economic development 
     

OR

 

  • Equivalent Education plus 5 years of experience in economic development

 

 

  • Experience in a First Nation, Aboriginal organization or the not for profit sector an asset.
     

 

F.  KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:

 

  • Thorough knowledge of relevant federal and provincial legislation, and BFN assertions
  • Familiar with First Nation traditions, social structures and history
  • Applied knowledge of proposal/business plan writing
  • Exceptional interpersonal, relationship, communication, and leadership skills
  • Ability to work independently or collaboratively
  • 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 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 with vulnerable sector upon hire
  • Employee is required to travel to multiple locations in a prompt and timely manner.
  • Employee is required to work flexible hours
     

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

 

Batchewana First Nation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.

 

Full job description available upon request.

 

Please forward your cover letter, resume and three (3) professional references in a sealed envelope, marked:

 

“Confidential”

Attention: Economic Development Officer 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 THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2018 AT 12:00PM.

Late submissions and facsimiles will not be accepted.  Only those granted interviews will be contacted.