Job Postings

                         EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY


                                       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:  October 31, 2017


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.





                  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 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:  October 31, 2017


A complete job description is available at 236 Frontenac Street

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




                                          BATCHEWANA FIRST NATION  -  EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY



The Housing Director is directly responsible to the Finance Director, Housing Authority and Chief & Council for the operation of providing quality housing for the Band Membership.  He/She is responsible for the overall administration and management in the best interest of Batchewana First Nation, BFN Turn-key Program, Royal Bank Program, Renovation Program and other Housing Program when funding is secured.


The candidates must possess the following:

1.   Basic/Mandatory Requirements

The successful applicant will:

    1. Have community college diploma/university degree in business administration/commerce and at least 3 years of executive management experience;
    2. Aboriginal preference in hiring;
    3. Have a valid class “G” driver’s license and a vehicle
    4. Be bondable
    5. Provide CPIC


2.   Knowledge Requirements

The successful applicant:

  1. Will be thoroughly familiar with the relevant federal/ provincial legislation, regulations and guidelines that are relevant to the funding and delivery of services on reserve;
  2. Will be knowledgeable about the cultures and the significant characteristics of the social structures of Batchewana First Nation;
  3. Will be thoroughly familiar with Batchewana First Nation policies and procedures
  4. Computer literate with knowledge of Microsoft Office Accounting and ACCPACC the word processing and spreadsheet software used by the First Nation;
  5. Knowledge of, or willingness to learn, all relevant government housing programs
  6. Knowledge of building trades, services and suppliers.


3.   Ability Requirements

The successful applicant(s) will demonstrate ability to:

a)         Relate effectively to and supervise staff as a diplomatic and flexible team player;

b)         Work effectively with the management and staff of other programs/agencies;

c)         Effectively plan, implement, monitor and evaluate programs and procedures;

d)         Effectively manage financial matters;

e)         Communicate effectively in writing and verbally.


For Full Job Description Contact Receptionist

Application Deadline:  Friday, October 27, 2017 by 12:00 pm (noon)

** Only qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview **

Please submit a cover letter, resume and three (3) references to:


Batchewana First Nation Housing Director

Hiring Committee

236 Frontenac Street

Batchewana First Nation, Ontario P6A 6Z1





Position:                    Administrative Support Staff  


Employment Status:  Full-Time (1 year contract)  


Reports to:          Chief Executive Officer (CEO)


The Administrative Support Staff provides support and relief services to the First Nation Administration, which may include providing: clerical, secretary, receptionist, and other support services


Duties/Responsibilities include, but not limited to:


  1. Clerical and Administrative support to the CEO and Administration Dept.
  2. Assists the CEO with day to day tasks as assigned
  3. Acts as an alternate to Reception
  4. Draft correspondence to internal and external sources
  5. Copying, filing, organizing as required
  6. All other duties as assigned


Basic/Mandatory Requirements

The successful applicant will:

  • College Office Administration and/or two consecutive years of related work experience
  • Be a member of Batchewana First Nation preferred
  • Have a valid class “G” driver’s license and a vehicle;
  • Be bondable and able to provide a CPIC
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including some evenings as required
  • Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing to create internal and external correspondence


Please forward your resume, cover letter and at least (3) references in a sealed envelope marked

Attention:         HR Department - Administrative Support Staff

236 Frontenac Street

Batchewana First Nation, ON     P6A 6Z1


Deadline For Application: Friday, Oct. 27, 2017 at 12:00pm (noon)


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


A complete job description is available at Batchewana First Nation









The Education Department is seeking qualified individuals to provide tutoring assistance for elementary and secondary students.


Three tutoring positions: Rankin, Goulais Mission and Obadjiwon.





®        Committed to working evening hours.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Sincere interest in working with students, parents and school personnel.
  • CPIC required (Criminal record check)
  • Report directly to the Education Director





  • Teaching background and/or experience in tutoring.
  • Appropriate educational background, minimum grade 12 diploma (OSSD)
  • Able to assess individual requirements as well as progress.
  • Ability to adapt to teaching environment at various grade levels.




Letter of application and resume to be submitted to:


Elaine McDonagh, Education Director/Principal


Batchewana First Nation Education Department  OR  Batchewana Learning Center

236 Frontenac Street,                                                     15 Jean Avenue,

Batchewana FN, On                                                      Sault Ste. Marie, On

P6A 5K9                                              P6B 4B1




Deadline: October 20th, 2017