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FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT

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: October 19, 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

 

Proposal Writer

2-year Contract In-House Administrative Position

Reports to the CEO

 

B.  POSITION SUMMARY

 

The Proposal Writer researches, writes and applies for available funding and/or grant opportunities for Batchewana First Nation (BFN).  It is imperative that the Proposal Writer knows and understands the legal standing, assertion and direction of the Batchewana First Nation, its treaties, history, and territory as asserted by BFN. 

 

This is a full-time office position located at the Administrative Building.

 

C.  DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Works and meets with all program and services directors/ managers/ supervisors/ coordinators (managerial staff) to determine opportunities for growth and development.
  • Researches and uses statistical analysis to find new or upcoming opportunities to present to managerial staff. 
  • Coordinates with managerial staff to prioritize the grants/proposals to focus on.
  • Notifies managerial staff, CEO and Chief and Council of any risks, regardless of weight, that may accompany a particular proposal/grant
  • Write the prioritized funding/grant opportunities to be reviewed with the applicable managerial staff; including implementation strategies
  • Responsible for adhering to all BFN’s laws, policies and assertions as defined by Chief and Council
  • Responsible for following all necessary legal, legislative, and restrictions that may come with funding opportunities
  • Prepares presentations for managerial staff, CEO, Chief and Council and/or outside bodies as applicable
  • Responsible for maintaining a professional appearance, attitude and work ethic that reflects positively on BFN
  • Incorporate First Nation history, culture and values when researching, evaluating and proposing all proposals/grants
  • Liaise with federal, provincial, and regional and local service agencies;
  • Works with the Director of Finance to create forecasted financial data, based on the implementation of new/existing proposals;
  • Work with the Director of Finance and the Director of Human Resources to develop and implement financial and human capital analysis in regards to proposals.
     

E.  QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Business or a related field with 2-3 years experience in business development, program design, delivery and evaluation; proposal development, business and strategic planning and implementation
     

OR

 

  • Diploma, preferably in business or related field with 5 years’ experience in proposal writing
     
  • Experience in a First Nation, Aboriginal organization or the not for profit sector an asset 

 

F.  KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:

 

  • 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 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
  • 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.
  • Familiar with First Nation traditions and history
     

G.  CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

 

  • CPIC required upon hire
  • This position requires travel to different locations within the community
  • Must be able to work flexible hours
     

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

 

Full job description available upon request.

 

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

 

“Confidential”

Attention: Proposal Writer 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 19, 2018 AT 12:00PM.

Late submissions or Facsimiles will not be accepted.  Only those granted interviews will be contacted.

 

 

Custodian Administrative Buildings

 1 Full-Time Position

Reporting to the Operations and Maintenance Coordinator

 

B.  POSITION SUMMARY

 

The custodian shall be responsible for maintaining a clean and safe working environment. 

 

 

C.  DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

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

 

D.  QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

 

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

 

E.  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

 

F.  CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

 

  • Must work flexible hours  
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs. 
  • WHMIS certified
  • CPIC required upon hiring

 

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: 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, October 19, 2018 AT 12:00PM.

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

 

 

 

Special Education Case Manager

1 Full-Time Position Reporting to Education Director

 

B.  POSITION SUMMARY

 

The Batchewana Special Education Support Worker will manage the Special Education Support Workers, and work collaboratively with the Education Director, School staff and community. The goal is to create a caring, knowledgeable, productive and collaborative environment that enhances the learning experiences of special education students.  The Special Education Case Manager will ensure that the Special Education Department functions within legislative requirements and regulations, policies and procedures of BFN, goals and vision of Chief and Council, and contributes to the accomplishment of strategic priorities of the Education Department.   

 

C.  DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • To monitor, evaluate and direct special education support workers
  • Develop and present educational workshops, flyers, and training opportunities to school staff, department staff, guardians, and the community.
  • Ensure that cultural teachings are being incorporated, when necessary, and that BFN staff, school staff and the community are educated in the importance and implementation strategies of incorporating first nation teachings
  • Ensure that guardians have support during meetings with the school staff and collaborate with guardians, professionals, school staff and BFN staff in the development and implementation of education plans and strategies
  • Develop transition strategies for all BFN students and ensure implementation of strategies
  • Aid in professional referrals for students, ensure that any documentation is communicated to the necessary individuals, and that recommendations are implemented per strategy
  • Aid in the recommendations of special education equipment or programming
  • Develop and manager the special education budget as per department goals and strategic plan
  • Develop and manage a special education data base to collect and maintain special education statistics, funding sources, student documentation, professional services and referrals, and provide statistical data reports to the Education Director
  • Acquire and lobby for special education needs, programming, and funding
  • Keep special education staff updated on legislative requirements, regulations, policies and procedures related to special education 
  • Fill in as a support worker when needed

 

D.  QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Degree in Social Services/Education/Teacher Assistant with two (2) years management experience

OR

  • Diploma in Social Services/Education/Teacher Assistant with four (4) years management experience
     
  • Working with First Nation youth an asset

 

E.  KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:

 

  • Knowledge of human resource practices
  • Knowledge of special education and school board policies
  • Knowledge of first nation teachings and supports
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft software
  • Budget experience

 

  • Knowledge of ACCPAC an asset
  • Ability to understand and speak the Ojibway language an asset

 

F.  CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

 

  • Must be able to work flexible hours
  • CPIC with vulnerable sector required upon hire
  • Position requires the employee to travel to different locations
     

Batchewana First Nation is an equal opportunity organization

 

Full job description available upon request.

 

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

 

“Confidential”

Attention: Special Education Manager Committee

Batchewana First Nation

236 Frontenac Street

Batchewana First Nation, ON

P6A 6Z1

 

Or email at humanresources@batchewana.ca

 

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

 

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2018 AT 12:00PM.

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

 

 

 

Special Education Support Worker

2 Contract Positions Starting Nov 5, 2018 and ending Jun 28, 2019

Reporting to the Special Education Case Manager

 

B.  POSITION SUMMARY

 

The Batchewana Special Education Support Worker will assist BFN students, with special education needs, to reach their maximum potential within the school setting.  Cultural teachings and a variety of programming techniques are implemented to support the strengths and needs of students in this program.  The goal is to create a caring, productive and collaborative environment that enhances the learning experiences of students.  The Special Education Support Worker will need to collaborate with the Special Education Case Manager, parents, students, teachers and principals to offer support and guidance.  This position functions within legislative requirements and regulations, policies and procedures of BFN, and contributes to the accomplishment of strategic priorities of the Education Department.    

 

C.  DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Assist BFN students in the classroom with special education needs as assigned by the Case Manager
  • Assist in the implementation of a student’s special education needs according to their individual education plan.
  • Ensure that students have access to cultural teachings and supports within the classroom
  • Attend workshops, seminars, education programs, and meetings as requested
  • Maintain a daily log of activities and observations involving special education students assigned
  • Maintain open communication with the Special Education Case Manager
  • Present reports to management upon request

 

D.  QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Secondary Diploma or equivalent and two (2) years of working with youth in a mentor setting
  • Diploma or equivalent in early childhood education/teacher assistant/social science degree an asset
  • Experience with First Nation youth an asset

 

E.  KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:

 

  • Knowledge of the provincial school system and special education programming
  • Knowledge of Batchewana First Nation
  • Knowledge of cultural teachings
  • Excellent facilitation, coordination, assessment and planning skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Excellent time management, communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to handle a high stress environment in a positive and productive manner
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced changing environment
     
  • Ability to understand and speak Ojibway an asset

 

F.  CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

 

  • CPIC with vulnerable sector required upon hire
  • Position requires the employee to travel to different locations
     

The Batchewana First Nation is an equal employment organization. 

 

Full job description available upon request.

 

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

 

“Confidential”

Attention: Special Education Support Worker Committee

Batchewana First Nation

236 Frontenac Street

Batchewana First Nation, ON

P6A 6Z1

 

Or email at humanresources@batchewana.ca

 

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

 

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2018 AT 12:00PM.

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

 

 

BINGO AND GAMING FACILITY

MULTIPLE PART-TIME POSITIONS

 

 

Batchewana First Nation is looking for hard working dedicated employees to join the BINGO AND GAMING FACILITY team.  It’s a great way to earn extra cash while working within the community.  If this is something you may be interested in, you can drop off your resume at the Bingo Hall at 99 Gran Street or at the Administrative Building at 236 Frontenac. 

 

Please indicate on your Resume which position(s) you would be interested in:

  • Bingo Shift Supervisor
  • Announcer
  • Floor Attendant
  • Canteen Shift Supervisor
  • Canteen Worker
  • Custodian.
     

 

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

 

Full job description(s) available upon request.

 

Please forward your Resume to:

 

“Confidential”

Attention: Bingo and Gaming Facility

Batchewana First Nation

99 Gran St

Batchewana First Nation, ON

P6A 6Z1

 

Or email at humanresources@batchewana.ca

 

 

 

OPEN TENDER TO ALL BATCHEWANA FIRST NATION MEMBERS

 

DRIVEWAY SNOWREMOVAL FOR

GOULAIS AND OBADJIWAN

 

SUCCESSFUL TENDER MUST HAVE VALID DRIVERS LICENCE AND LIABILITY INSURANCE

 

SUBMIT YOUR TENDER IN A SEALED ENVELOPE BY OCTOBER 19TH  2018

ATTENTION:

RHONDA M LESAGE

236 FRONTENAC STREET

BATCHEWANA FIRST NATION, ON  P6A 6Z1

 

 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.