Employment Opportunities

 


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National Conference Assistant - Cando

Cando is a National non-profit Indigenous community based organization that devotes its activities towards building and strengthening Indigenous economies, providing education, professional development, and networking opportunities for EDOs working in Indigenous communities or organizations.

Candos 2019 Annual National Conference & AGM marks its 26th year of bringing together EDOs (Economic Development Officers) who participate in sharing Candos mission to build capacity to strengthen Indigenous economies”.

Your focus of work will involve assisting in coordination of Conference trade booth exhibitors,
sponsors, Economic Developer of the Year Awards and National Youth Panel.

Duties include: assisting in development & coordination of a conference trade show exhibitorslist, soliciting interest by creating correspondence through letters, telephone contacts & use of promotional materials; creating and maintaining sponsorstracking sheet; assisting with coordination of a promotional marketing campaign to create interest from members to consider making a nomination for the Economic Developer of the Year Award;
preparing conference information packages for distribution; and assisting with bulk mail-outs.

Preference will be given to those with post-secondary education (in progress) with related training and experience in marketing and administration, ability to work with a range of age groups and personalities and ability to deal with changing priorities on a regular basis is a must. Previous experience working in an Indigenous organization is a definite asset.

Knowledge and experience with Indigenous people, communities and culture is a
preferred qualification.

As this opportunity is funded in-part by the First Nations & Inuit Youth Employment Strategy Program, individuals must meet the following criteria:

• Be a First Nations or Inuit youth (between age 15-30) ordinarily residing on-reserve or in
recognized communities;
• Be a full-time, returning student in the following academic year;
• Not collecting or eligible for Employment Insurance.

Please note that this is a full-time temporary position (May 6 - August 30) located in Edmonton, AB. Relocation costs (if applicable) are the responsibility of the successful applicants. Salary is $18.50/hour.

Deadline for applications: April 12, 2019 at 4:00 pm MST.

Please send resumes to:
Svitlana Konoval, Manager - Administrative Services
at
skonoval@edo.ca
or by fax at (780) 429-7487.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only individuals selected for
interviews will be contacted.

 


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Research Assistant - Cando

Cando is a National non-profit Indigenous community based organization that devotes its activities towards building and strengthening Indigenous economies, providing education, professional development, and networking opportunities for EDOs working in Indigenous communities or organizations.

The Research Assistant Summer Student will have proven skills at researching various projects. This summer student will perform research functions for Cando under the direction and guidance of the Executive Director.

Duties include: conduct research as requested to respond to member inquiries;
develop and maintain a list of
web links to be published on the Cando website;
research conference site information; provide general writing
services as requested in the development of proposals, communication materials, letters and briefing memos;
and perform general office duties as required.

Preference will be given to individuals with post-secondary education (in progress) with relted training and experience in research and administration, ability to work with a range of age groups and personalities and ability to deal with changing priorities on a regular basis is a must.

The successful applicant will have excellent
research, written and oral communication skills; demonstrate a professional and business like manner with a friendly, open and receptive personality; meet timelines and deadlines; and be able to perform multiple tasks while working on a variety of projects simultaneously.

Previous experience working in an Indigenous organization is a definite asset. Knowledge and experience with Indigenous people, communities and culture is a preferred qualification.

As this opportunity is funded in-part by the Rupertsland Institute-Métis Centre of Excellence,
individuals must meet the following criteria:

• Be a Métis youth (between age 15 - 30);
• Be a full-time, returning student in the following academic year;
• Meet the requirements of the Rupertsland Institute - Métis Centre of Excellence;
• Not collecting or eligible for Employment Insurance.

Please note that this is a full-time temporary position (May 6 - August 30) is located in Edmonton, AB.
Relocation costs (if applicable) are the responsibility of the successful applicants.
Salary is $18.50/hour.

Deadline for applications: April 12, 2019 at 4:00 pm MST.

Please send resumes to:
Svitlana Konoval, Manager - Administrative Services
at
skonoval@edo.ca
or by fax at (780) 429-7487.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only individuals selected for
interviews will be contacted.
 


 

CEO – Economic and Business Development -
Kanaka Bar Indian Band


Community / Organization: Kanaka Bar Land and Resources LP

Posting Date:
Thursday, February 21, 2019

Closing Date: Friday, March 22, 2019
Location: 2693 Siwash Road, Lytton, BC
Job Status: Full Time

Description:

CEO – Economic and Business Development is a full-time management position at Kanaka Bar from Monday to Friday with bi-monthly reporting to Directors of Kanaka Bar Land and Resources LP (KBLR). Successful applicant will be responsible to manage projects, initiatives and staff of the following business entities:

1. Kanaka Bar Land and Resources LP
2. Kwoiek Creek Resources Inc.
3. Siwash Watershed Resources Inc.
4. Kanaka Land and Holdings LP
5. Kanaka Bar Employment Services LLP

The CEO will work cooperatively with the Directors of KBLR and its subsidiaries to conduct research on the business needs of Kanaka bar by engaging all local businesses and individuals in thinking through the economic development process for the community. The CEO will be responsible to evaluate business climate and economic conditions for business development and entrepreneurship in the community, gaining insight on business formation, sectors, size, growth needs, strengths and challenges. Key deliverable for the CEO will be development of business plans and operational policies in line with Kanaka’s vision, strategy and plans.

Contact:
Patrick Michell (chief@kanakabarband.ca)
or Zain Nayani (zain@zn-advisory.com)


Website Link:

http://www.kanakabarband.ca/business

Download full job description in PDF

 


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Atlantic Canada Circuit Rider Training Program - North Shore Micmac District Council

Position Title: Circuit Rider Training Program Manager
Report To: General Manager, North Shore Micmac District Council
Main Office: 38 Micmac Road, Eel Ground First Nation, New Brunswick

Application Deadline: March 8, 2019
Anticipated Start Date: April 1, 2019

Program Locations:
The Circuit Rider Training Program Manager will be required to travel throughout Atlantic
Canada. Travel outside Atlantic Canada will also be required periodically. The successful
candidate must have access to reliable transportation.

Participating First Nation Communities:
Abegweit, Annapolis Valley, Bouctouche, Esgenoôpetitj, Eel Ground, Eel River Bar,
Elsipogtog, Eskasoni, Kingsclear, Lennox Island, Metepenigiag, Pabineau, Paq’tnkek,
Pictou Landing, Shubenacadie, Tobique, Wagmatcook, Waycobah, Woodstock

Scope of Position:

The goals of the Circuit Rider Training Program (CRTP) include: supporting on-reserve
water and wastewater system operators in developing and maintaining the capacity to
manage their systems well; improving the maintenance, management and effectiveness of
on-reserve drinking water and wastewater systems; reducing the number and duration of
drinking water advisories; and assisting First Nations communities to exploit the fullservice
life of their water and wastewater infrastructure.

The CRTP Manager, as an employee of the North Shore MicMac District Council
(NSMDC), will provide guidance, advice and act in a management role as delegated by the
NSMDC General Manager. The CRTP Manager is accountable for the overall leadership,
direction, protection and control of the NSMDC-CRTP staff, programs, budgets, assets and
equipment to ensure effective provisions of services to the member First Nations
Communities and people.

The CRTP Manager plays a key role in securing program funding, ensuring program
objectives are met through cost management strategies, program improvements,
organization design and effective communications between all facets of the organization,
program stakeholders and participating communities.

The CRTP Manager is responsible for the provision of a health, safe and secure working
environment. The incumbent will provide direction in the assessment of risks to the
organization, employees and members and ensure appropriate controls are in place to
mitigate these risks.

Please note that the technical and administrative duties outlined in this posting are not
exhaustive and other duties may be required.

Formal Education and Preferred Training:
• Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business or Sciences Program.
• Provincial certifications to a minimum level III in all areas of Water and
Wastewater O&M, with knowledge of groundwater and surface water systems
and protection.
• Adult Training Programs and Utility Management.
• Certifications in Health & Safety Management to include Confined Space Entry
and Rescue, WHMIS and other utility related safety programs.
Experience and Skills:
• Solid understanding of water and wastewater science, technology and
laboratory practises.
• Minimum of five years of related experience and responsibility in operations,
maintenance and management of water utilities.
• Experience in project management, program budgeting and administration.
• Strong report and proposal writing skills.
• Strong organizational skills.
• Strong analytical and decision-making capabilities.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Strong partnerships development and networking skills.
• Strong computer literacy skills.
• Demonstrated understanding of indigenous people, traditions and socioeconomic
conditions.
• Spoken and written English is essential.
Typical Duties/Activities:
• Monitoring, supervising and providing direction and leadership to CRTP staff,
including leading monthly staff meetings.
• Conduct regular informal and annual formal staff performance reviews.
• Work in consultation with Human Resources with the objective of exercising
sound HR policies and procedures.
• Monitor program performance to ensure standards, policies and objectives are
met.
• Oversee CRTP program financial, budgetary and reporting responsibilities with
the assistance of the program Co-ordinator.
• Implementation of effective communication strategies through Circuit Rider
Training Program with all its stakeholder and clients.
• Assessment and provision of employee training and development activities.
• Keep abreast of changes in legislation, policy decisions, economic conditions,
human resource planning, industry trends, business opportunities etc in order to
proactively assess program needs and delivery options.
• Ensure all reporting requirements are met within mandates and timelines.
• Prepare any necessary funding proposals.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to
Jodi E. MacIntosh, Manager of Human
Resources & Administration,
at jodimacintosh@me.com.

This is a full-time position. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

The deadline for submission is Friday, March 15, 2019. NSMDC is an equal opportunity
employer and welcomes applications from all interested parties. We thank you for your
interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


 

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Economic Development Officer - Siska Indian Band

Under the general direction of the Band Administrator, the Economic Development Officer is responsible for promoting economic development projects within the Siska Indian Band. The incumbents’ main responsibility will be the administration and management of Siska Indian bands non-profit entity Siska Traditions Including but not limited to creating relationships with partnering agencies and other levels of government, and implementing Council policy directions related to economic development projects and opportunities

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Be responsible for providing accurate development and economic development related information to the general public and developers

  • Take ownership of managing economic development initiatives, sales and community promotion campaigns

  • Take responsibility for the preparation of materials for presentation to Siska Indian Band Council and attend meetings as a Siska Indian Band representative

  • Develop advertising campaigns based on best management practices and Council policy direction

  • Create multi-media products and content (posters, maps, booklets, images, video) to support and enhance Siska Traditions projects, advertising and website

  • Take responsibility to coordinate tradeshow attendance, including travel and logistics to get material to tradeshows and staffing Tradeshow booths  

  • Work with patterning agencies to facilitate economic development initiatives in the region

  • Seek grant opportunities for local initiatives related to economic development including planning, educational\cultural programs or displays, and research

  • Monitor and improve economic development procedures on an ongoing basis

  • Performs other related duties as directed

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform the duties listed above to a high degree of quality, timeliness, and precision.

  • Preference will be given to candidates with a post-secondary degree in urban planning, business, marketing or economic development discipline.

  • Knowledge of economic development methodologies

  • Ability to effectively communicate both in oral and written form

  • Excellent interpersonal and public relations skills

  • Ability to provide a clean criminal record check

 

TERM OF EMPLOYMENT:       Temporary Full Time.

HOURS OF WORK:      M-F 8:30AM -4:30PM            

STARTING HOURLY WAGE:      $21.00 hour + full benefits

COMPETITION CLOSE DATE: Open until suitable candidate is found

 

Application Return: 

Please submit resume and cover letter, in confidence to:

Merika Sam – Siska Band Administrator

PO Box 519

Lytton, BC V0K1Z0

Email: administrator@siskaband.ca

Preference will be given to those of Aboriginal Ancestry – Section 16 (1) Canadian Human Rights Act