Maamawi, minonakiiwin ga zhitoomin ji shkewziyaang wii Ogimaakangeying, nakeying enenjgewaat edbendaagzijig.

Promoting Self-Sufficiency Among Our Members
Serving our First Nation communities since 1990.

Provide direction, guidance and support to member First Nations Chiefs, Councils, staff and community members in community based business projects; Provide analysis of government (First Nation, federal and provincial) legislation, regulations and policies that affect OTC member First Nations.

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Program Guidelines

· Training Purchases
· Wage Subsidies
· Summer Student Employment
· Workshops for Youth
· Employment Counselling
· Self Employment Assistance
· Referrals to other Employment or Education Programs
· Career Decision Making
· Labour Market Information
· Resume Writing
· Job Finding Skills
· Apprenticeship Support
· On-the-job Training


 

Programs

Otter Program

Ogemawahj Tribal Training & Economic Resources

  • To assist OTC First Nation members who are long term unemployed, eligible for EI or on social assistance with in-school training, on-the-job training, work experience or a combination of both
  • To provide skills enhancement opportunities for OTC First Nation members
  • To provide Summer Employment Experience to OTC First Nation Secondary and Post Secondary students that have just completed a full academic program and will be entering another full academic program

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Application Forms

Please complete, print and bring the following forms to your first appointment.

Client Eligibility

To qualify for an ISETS program, a person must:

  • Be a member of an OTC First Nation
  • Resident in Ontario
  • Be unemployed, on social assistance or EI
  • Consideration will be given to clients who are underemployed and/or clients whose employment is at risk due to changes in the labour market, insufficient employment skills or certification.

Training Eligibility

  • Training to provide employable and/or transferable skills
  • Applicant will have a high probability of achieving employment when these skills are acquired
  • Training should lead to the Applicant’s self-sufficiency and career aspirations
  • To be eligible for training allowances, there must be the ability to monitor attendance and progress by OTTER staff

Eligible Training

  • Adult Basic Education/Upgrading is eligible. Upgrading to meet post secondary entrance requirements may be considered.
  • Industry Training (i.e. renewable training/short term tickets) may be considered on a one-time basis, provided other eligibility requirements are met
  • Apprenticeships (client must re-apply for each year of the apprenticeship)

Eligible Training Providers

  • Recognized and accredited training delivered by private, post-secondary and industry institutions
  • Delivery agents recognized by industry
  • Non-profit organization, business or unions may be eligible under each program’s specific criteria

Program Overview

  • Organizational Requests to Train Community Members
  • Individual Client Requests for In-Class and/or On-The-Job Work Experience · Training
  • Job Creation Program
  • Targeted Wage Subsidy Program
  • Youth at Risk Program
  • Youth Development Program
  • Summer Career Placement Program

Process To Apply

  • All applicants must complete the OTTER intake and assessment process
  • Applicants must complete a Participant Information Form (PIF) and 
  • Consent Form
  • Funding depends on budget availability
  • OTTER has an appeals process in place

Eligible Costs

  • Tuition and Books/Supplies
  • Living Allowances
  • Travel/Parking
  • Wages/MERC
  • Disability related supports
  • Upgrading
  • Other costs may be considered depending on program requirements

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Internal Positions

Regional Energy Coordinator

Reporting the OTC Executive Director, the primary responsibility of the Regional Energy Coordinator is to coordinate the objectives and deliverables as set out in the applicable energy programs (Community Energy Champion, Education and Capacity Building and Community Energy Planning) being implemented at the Ogemawahj Tribal Council and in its member communities.... Read More

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There are no internal positions available at this time.

HUB Water & Wastewater Coordinator (Open Until Filled)

To provide overall coordination in the delivery of the OTC Hub program ensuring all objectives for both Operational on-site support and development of requirements for the Drinking Water Quality Management Standard (DWQMS) are being achieved. This includes contributing to the development of all documentation under the DWQMS that will allow OTC First Nations to meet the Provincial standards accreditation for system operations. Oversee and work in conjunction with OTC Hub Staff to develop all program processes and procedures to be established and maintained by OTC First Nations Water and Wastewater System staff. Additionally, build capacity within senior management to improve performance and response to needs for First Nation governments. ... Read More

Excellent knowledge of federal and provincial legislation/policies that affect First Nation water and wastewater facilities, sound knowledge of contemporary public sector operating systems and procedures are required;

• Must demonstrate results - oriented technical management and implementation skills;

• Demonstrated skills in report writing; technical document review; organizing meetings and events;

• Must be able to effectively achieve measurable objectives within directed work plans;

• Must be well organized and able to complete assigned tasks in a timely manner;

• Must be capable of performing and working within a ‘multi-task’ environment and working within a team;

• Working knowledge of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) is considered an asset;

• Excellent project management skills are an asset;

• Experience in proposal writing is an asset.

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HUB Water Technician (Open Until Filled)

CLASSIFICATION: Term Contract – to March 31, 2026 SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience LOCATION: Ogemawahj Tribal Council Office To support, enhance and develop OTC communities’ knowledge and readiness in meeting all objectives of the Ontario Drinking Water Quality Management Standard (DWQMS) and Ontario Drinking Water and Wastewater Standards. Taking direction from the OTC Hub Coordinator, develop any and all required documentation for water and wastewater systems operations that will enable OTC First Nations to meet Provincial standards. Contribute to the OTC Hub program by promoting and building knowledge, awareness and capacity within each community to ensure longevity of First Nation Water and Wastewater assets.... Read More

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

• Excellent knowledge of federal and provincial legislation/policies that affect First Nation water and wastewater facilities, sound knowledge of contemporary public sector operating systems and procedures are required;

• Must demonstrate results - oriented technical management and implementation skills;

• Demonstrated skills in report writing; technical document review; organizing meetings and events;

• Must be able to effectively achieve measurable objectives within directed work plans;

• Must be well organized and able to complete assigned tasks in a timely manner;

• Must be capable of performing and working within a ‘multi-task’ environment and working within a team;

• Working knowledge of GIS is considered an asset;

• Excellent project management skills are considered an asset;

• Experience in proposal writing is an asset

 

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Emergency Management Coordinator (Open Until Filled)

CLASSIFICATION: Term Contract – to March 31, 2024 SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience LOCATION: Ogemawahj Tribal Council Office Reporting the Tribal Council Engineer and Executive Director, the primary responsibility of the Emergency Management Coordinator is to coordinate and implement the objectives and deliverables as set out in the applicable emergency management programs (Emergency Management Plan updates, EOC Annual Activation Exercises, Emergency Mitigation Planning, Response and Recovery, Reporting) being implemented at the Ogemawahj Tribal Council and in its member communities. The position will entail supporting and advancing the Emergency Management Program in each of the OTC communities as well as supporting the development of internal capacity within OTC regarding emergency management. The position will require a highly engaged approach in working with communities to evaluate, update and implement their current plans, provide education and awareness on emergency management related topics and initiatives, as well as act as a liaison for the communities with other First Nation organizations with a particular focus on those working in the emergency management sector. It will require working closely with the OTC’s technical department in supporting and developing and updating tools and resources related to emergency management as well as assisting with community emergency related events. In addition, the position will require the candidate to have and build knowledge on a variety of topics related First Nation’s emergency managementand will require that research and capacity building be a part of their regular development. The successful incumbent will collect and monitor data, liaise, network, provide advisory services and assist in emergency response... Read More

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

• Effective leadership skills, with a strong focus on team management.

• Highly developed verbal communication ability, including public speaking.

• Be accurate, timely, detail oriented, organized, a self-starter, and able to prioritize workload.

• Knowledge of industry standards and best practices. Knowledge of industry and stakeholder First Nations Emergency Preparedness activities. Project management skills an asset.

• Working knowledge of budgets and finances. Grant and proposal writing experience is an asset.

• Ability to identify and resolve issues in a timely manner. Strategic thinking and problem-solving ability. • Certified in ICS 100/200/300 or similar; Advanced academic or FEMA training is considered an asset

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EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

The Ogemawahj Tribal Council (OTC) consisting of the following member First Nations; Chippewas of Beausoleil, Chippewas of Georgina Island, Chippewas of Rama, Mississaugas of Alderville, Mississaugas of Scugog Island and the Pottawatomi of Moose Deer Point, supports the overall goals and objectives of its member First Nations in the development and facilitation of a superior service delivery organization. In keeping with this mandate, a self-starting, highly motivated individual is required to resume the responsibility as the Employment and Training Administrative Assistant for the Employment and Training Department for the OTC. Reporting directly o the Employment and Training Coordinator the main goal of the Employment and Training Administrative Assistant is to provide administrative and clerical support. Primary responsibilities will include, but not limited to, data input, preparing OTC communication to update member First Nation management and the Ogemawahj Tribal Training and Economic Resources Board (OTTER); documentation of training requests and other correspondence and filing. This position will require continuous support to member First Nations, constant liaison with other community support service providers to ensure mutual understanding, partnership building, and ongoing networking relationships to enhance OTC service delivery to its member First Nations... Read More

Knowledge and Skills

1) Must demonstrate the ability to work with a high level of tact and discretion.

2) Must demonstrate results-oriented administrative support management skills.

3) Must possess excellent project management skills and must be able to establish and effectively achieve measurable objectives within directed workplans.

4) Must be innovative and decisive with high organizational managerial support, research support and analytical time management skills.

5) Knowledge of budgeting, generally accepted accounting principles and auditing procedures.

6) Familiar with office machines including computers adding machines, photocopiers, and phone systems.

7) Knowledge of Privacy Legislation

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External Positions

There are no external positions available at this time.

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

The Ogemawahj Tribal Council is currently accepting proposals for a qualified anishnaabemowin lead to work with us on updating anishnaabemowin language resource. Your role is to update/edit OTC developed language resources and use the current curriculum guidelines (if applicable), advise with OTC knowledge keepers, to produce an edited 2022 OTC language resource. ... Read More

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Human Resources Manager- Open Until Filled

Position Summary: The Human Resources Manager is a self-starting, highly motivated individual responsible for the development, implementation and updating of the Alderville First Nation (AFN) human resources policies, procedures & standards, recruitment & selection and for the supervision of staff charged with responsibility of components of the HR function including Group Health & Pension Plans, administration of staff timesheets, preparation of reports and any other duties assigned by the First Nation Administrator and/or Chief & Council.... Read More

KEY JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Provides advice and counsel to the First Nation Administrator and/or Chief & Council in all matters related to HR Management for AFN; attends Council meetings upon request.

  • Provides coaching to Program Coordinators, Supervisors, & Managers with HR Management capacity building; manages any staff complaint and/or grievance procedure.

  • Ensures AFN Human Resources policies & procedures are implemented, followed and reporting is completed.

  • Reports on the adequacy of personnel policies, procedures & standards in relation to operational issues.

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Parenting Across the Lifecyle Program Worker

Job posting via The Georgian Bay Native Women's Association. The Breaking free from Family Violence program supports Indigenous women in a culturally rooted, holistic way, so that they are better able to navigate through the complex systems encountered when experiencing involvement with child welfare.... Read More

The Parenting Across the Lifecycle project is a branch of the Breaking free program. This project will focus on the development of a parenting program, spanning the lifecycle from infant, to child, to youth and beyond

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Office Administrator (Posted Until Filled)

Duration: Full-Time Permanent (37.5 Hours / Week) Rate: $21 / hour S.U.N. Housing Inc. is looking to hire an Office Administrator to oversee and coordinate all office administration duties while providing exceptional customer service to our tenants, vendors and funders.... Read More

More specifically your responsibilities in this role will include:

  • Opening and closing office
  • Answer phones and emails, taking messages
  • Processing and recording mail
  • Maintain the organizations records and files
  • Write and mail correspondences to tenants; Deliver time sensitive notices
  • Maintaining the waitlist and replying to applicant inquiries
  • Creating work orders for maintenance requests from tenants; Schedule vendors
  • Receive rents and provide receipts
  • Weekly bank deposits
  • Run cheques to Board of Directors for signing
  • Update and maintain the organization’s policies and procedures
  • Order office supplies and research new deals and suppliers
  • Plan and schedule appointments
  • Assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports for management on needed actions.
  • Update and maintain social media platforms, ie: website, Facebook, Instagram
  • Ensure office is kept clean and organized
  • Cover the after-hours emergency phone line as needed
  • Perform other additional duties or job functions that may be assigned from time to time which are deemed necessary.

To qualify for this role, you will have:

  • Post-Secondary education in Business Administration, Aboriginal Studies,
  • Or minimum 2-3 years of related work experience
  • Working in the Non-for-Profit and Social Housing sector an asset
  • Attention to detail and accuracy is a key component of this position.
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Working knowledge using computer programs; Microsoft Office that includes, Word, Excel, and Outlook;
  • Familiar with Zoom virtual meetings
  • Have or willing to obtain CPR First Aid and WHIMIS certificates
  • Able to work outside regular business hours as required
  • A valid Driver's license and access to a vehicle is an asset

The successful candidate will demonstrate strong problem-solving and time management skills. The ability to coordinate many activities simultaneously and to track the progress of all the activities is crucial. S.U.N. Housing offers an excellent work life balance. Health benefits are offered after a 3-month probation
period. Finally, you must be self-motivated and have the ability to work effectively individually and as part of a team. Please note this is a non-unionized position.

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Bookkeeper (Posted Until Filled)

Duration: Part-Time Permanent (Up to 21 Hours / Week) Rate: $22/hour S.U.N. Housing Inc. is looking to hire a Bookkeeper to maintain the financial accounts of 59 units located in Barrie, ON. Reporting to the S.U.N. Housing Inc. Manager, you will be responsible for maintaining financial records of accounts and the processing of all billing and/or invoicing for the organization. The Bookkeeper will also be responsible for producing budget analysis and reports that will be presented to the Housing Manager & Board of Directors that will help support with decision matters about cash flow management, staff salaries, and/or programs. ... Read More

More specifically your responsibilities in this role will include:

  • Follow all legal and ethical accounting practices that support compliance with general accounting practices
  • Keep up-to-date organizational accounting systems in compliance with relevant rules and regulations
  • Maintain records of financial transactions by establishing accounts; posting transactions; and ensure compliance with legal requirements.
  • Ensure all confidential and sensitive data is kept in accordance to policies and procedures
  • Verify, allocate, and post details of business transactions.
  • Prepare general ledger and trial balance at year-end.
  • Manage online banking transactions and other banking transactions for various accounts.
  • Prepare monthly financial reports, which include income and expense statement, balance sheet and other reports as required for presentation to the Board of Directors.
  • Post journal entries and reconcile bank accounts monthly.
  • Record and maintain accounts receivable and accounts payable.
  • Ensure invoices are paid and rent is received in a timely manner.
  • Organization and filing of financial records and documents.
  • Assist other staff with year-end reports, audit, and preparation of annual budget.
  • Comply with federal, provincial, and local legal requirements; filing reports; notify management on needed actions.
  • Provide the Housing Manager with financial reports that provides up-to-date summary of accounts receivable, cash projections for 30/60/90 days, and project status on a weekly basis.
  • Submit financial reports to funders and agencies as required
  • Maintain clear and ongoing communication with S.U.N. Housing Manager regarding the organization’s financial state of affairs.
  • Preparing annual operating budgets and track closely to remain strictly within these budgets
  • Liaise and act as a liaison with government agencies and other external partners and agencies related to financial matters.
  • Providing guidance on investments and money saving opportunities to the Board of Directors.
  • Perform such other additional duties or job functions that may be assigned from time to time which are deemed necessary.

To qualify for this role, you will have:

  • Post-Secondary education in Business Administration, Bookkeeping, and/or Accounting.
  • At minimum 2-3 years of related work experience with bookkeeping, budgeting, accounts receivable and payable, and administering payroll.
  • Working in the Non-for-Profit and Social Housing sector an asset
  • Attention to detail and accuracy is a key component of this position.
  • Experience using QuickBooks Pro Desktop
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Working knowledge using computer programs; Microsoft Office that includes, Word, Excel, and Outlook;
  • Familiar with Zoom virtual meetings
  • Have or willing to obtain CPR First Aid and WHIMIS certificates
  • Able to work outside regular business hours as required
  • A valid Driver's license and access to a vehicle is an asset

The successful candidate will demonstrate strong problem-solving and time management skills. The ability to coordinate many activities simultaneously and to track the progress of all the activities is crucial. Finally, you must be self-motivated and have the ability to work effectively as part of a team and individually. Please note this is a non-unionized position.

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Conservation Communications and Outreach Coordinator

This position will support the Georgian Bay Mnidoo Gamii Biosphere (GBB) and its partners in the development and delivery of communications and outreach activities for conservation targets related to measures which plan for and protect Areas for Biodiversity Conservation (Canada’s Target 1) and species at risk habitat stewardship programs. ... Read More

This entails coordinating small group meetings and workshops on the lands and waters of GBB within Anishinaabek territory, as well as orchestrating and facilitating larger multi- stakeholder events and conferences. Being able to support Two-Eyed Seeing events, communications and understandings – providing engagement activities that rebalance and honour Indigenous and non-indigenous perspectives for conservation will be essential.

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Community Consultation Specialist (Open until Filled)

DUTIES: Under the direction of the First Nation Manager and Council, the Community Consultation Specialist (CCS) will implement MSIFN’s Community Consultation Protocol that guides requests for consultation with MSIFN. The CCS will develop and implement a comprehensive MSIFN Consultation Policy related to on and off reserve lands. Consultations with MSIFN will also be guided by the implementation of the Williams Treaties settlement, and the protection of the boundaries and constitutionally protected rights to harvest.... Read More

Key activities:

Capacity Building: Research, Self- Study, and Community Information Exchange

• Research and review the evolution of the legal Duty of Consultation for Aboriginal people and engage in ongoing professional development/technical training appropriate to the position.

• Liaise with Scugog, Durham and other municipal planners to research and review obligations under the Planning Act for Ontario as it relates to MSIFN.

• Complete a critical review of the Scugog Township Official Plan and Durham Region Growth Plan to understand any limitations on how MSIFN plans to proceed with consultation.

• Research and review the Lands Management Act and related legislation, and other local area First Nation consultation procedures that may exist in accordance with traditional and local laws concerning land and resource development.

 

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Lands Officer – Full Time Permanent (Open Until Filled)

DUTIES: Lands Administration • Administer the MSIFN Land Code, related laws, policies and procedures to regulate land use and to obtain the highest benefit of land use for MSIFN citizens. • Recommend amendments to the MSIFN Land Code as necessary. • Ensure administrative measures and controls are developed to meet the requirements of MSIFN by monitoring and evaluating the efficiency of services. • Develop and maintain a registry of MSIFN Land Laws. ... Read More

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Water/Wastewater Operator (Open until Filled)

OVERVIEW MSIFN is currently seeking a team-oriented MOECC-Licensed Water/Wastewater Operators to join its Crossfunctional Utility Team for the operation of its water and wastewater systems. The Cross-functional Team will monitor, operate, and maintain the water and wastewater treatment plants; and the water distribution and wastewater collection systems at performance levels that meet regulatory standards in Ontario. They will provide reliable uninterrupted water and wastewater services to the MSIFN community with the assistance of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Systems (SCADA) and a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS). ... Read More

PRIMARY DUTIES:

• Monitor, control, and respond to alarms for the water treatment plants and the water distribution and wastewater collection system using SCADA Systems. • Conduct routine onsite security checks of the treatment plant and surrounding structures, operational review of the treatment processes, chemical feed systems, pumping systems, interpreting readouts on onsite meters, analysers, and other monitoring devices. Make adjustments to optimize the water and wastewater treatment processes and record process and equipment performance

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Incoming Health & Social Services Manager (Job posting will remain open until filled)

Alderville First Nation is implementing succession planning for the Health & Social Services Department to ensure sufficient time for knowledge sharing, leadership development and a smooth transition of responsibilities to the next Health and Social Services Manager. As such, AFN is initiating a recruitment search for an Incoming Health & Social Services Manager. You will bring senior management level experience and will mentor under and work closely with Phyllis Williams over the next two years. If you, or someone you know, may be interested in this opportunity you are encouraged to review the following job posting and apply for this position.... Read More

Position Summary: 

Through succession planning, the Incoming Manager of Health & Social Services will mentor under and further develop capacity to take on the full responsibility of the general management of AFN’s Health and Social Services Department under the direction and guidance of the current Health & Social Services Manager. 

 

 Key Job Functions: 

• Provides leadership, supervision and direction to the health and social services staff, maintaining complete confidentiality in recognition of the privacy entitlements of all members of the AFN Community. 

• Provides direction for planning, organizing and coordination of all health and social services activities, programs, and services. 

• Liaise with various levels of government as deemed appropriate in upholding the overall goals and objectives. 

• Promotes and encourages community participation and awareness of local Health & Social Services Programs

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Lands & Estate Administrator (Job Posting will remain open until filled)

Position Summary: The Lands & Estate Administrator is responsible for overseeing all matters related to Alderville First Nation lands, wills and estates. ... Read More

 

 KEY JOB FUNCTIONS 

• Manages and maintains all records associated with the AFN lands including commercial, residential, industrial and agricultural leases, permits, rights of way, and all legal documentation. 

• Maintains and develops records and ensures the integrity and strict confidentially of all estate information, including the development and maintenance of all client estate and other records; and coordination of Matrimonial Real Property Law as it relates to the on-reserve home. 

• Key resource for historical knowledge that affects the lands and people of AFN. 

 

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Registered Early Childhood Educator (Job posting remains open until filled)

Position Summary: The Alderville First Nation Day Care is recruiting for a kind and caring Registered Early Childcare Educator (RECE) responsible for providing educational programming and other learning activities for the children and to assist them with their personal needs.... Read More

 

 KEY JOB FUNCTIONS - HIGHLIGHTS 

• Collaborates closely with all other members of the Child Care Program Team to provide nurturing care and education to young children in a group setting; 

• Works in accordance with the goals and curriculum plans of the Child Care Centre as well as the philosophy and policies of the Centre and in compliance with the Early Years and Child Care Act. 

 

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Daycare Manager (Job posting remains open until filled – first screening set for June 16th)

Position Summary: Reporting into the First Nation Manager, the Day Care Manager is responsible for the implementation of a safe, secure, and stimulating environment designed to motivate Alderville First Nation (AFN) Daycare Staff to develop a setting for children to learn through discovery. Ensures that Daycare Staff provides programming that enhances cultural awareness interwoven throughout daily activities and into every aspect of the Daycare.... Read More

KEY JOB FUNCTIONS - HIGHLIGHTS
• Responsible for the overall management and supervision of Daycare staff and AFN
resources.
• Ensures that the Ministry of Education, Child Care Early Years Act (CCEYA)and College of
Early Childhood Education policies and procedure guidelines are met and approved by
Chief & Council.
• Manages and maintains enrollment of children into the AFN Daycare Centre, schedules
orientation dates with parents.
• Ensures AFN Chief & Council and First Nation Administrator are provided with progress
reports.

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ECU Cook (Open until filled)

JOB PURPOSE/SUMMARY Ensure that the operation of the senior's kitchen and the nutritional care of the residents are within the Ministry of Health Guidelines and Health and Safety Guidelines. Approx. Start Date: ASAP ... Read More

Bus Driver Trainee (Open Until Filled)

JOB PURPOSE/SUMMARY In preparation for the upcoming school year, this position will work towards obtaining a Class B Driver's License as well as the skills required to successfully perform the key jobs functions of Bus Driver which includes safely transporting children to and from school in RFN and Orillia, operating charter bus trips for RFN and emergency evacuation busing if needed. Upon obtaining the Class B License, will be offered an On-Call Bus Driver position. 2 On-Call positions (with Training Plan to be completed). Approx. Start Date: ASAP $16.35 per hour with potential of$20.74 per hour as Bus Driver. ... Read More

•    Ability to meet the following Ministry requirements to obtain a B Licence:
•    Be at least 21 years old.
•    Hold a valid Ontario licence other than G 1, G2, M, M 1 or M2.
•    Not have accumulated more than six demerit points or have had a driver's licence under suspension at any time during the preceding 12 months.
•    Be able to meet Ministry medical and vision standards.
•    Be able to pass a knowledge and driving test.
•    Must have a friendly, positive demeanor and excellent communication skills.
•    Must enjoy children and have the ability to manage students.
•    Must enjoy driving and be comfortable driving in both rural and urban areas.
•    Safety conscious and have the ability to work flexible hours.
•    At least three years of driving history.
 

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ECE Trainee ( Open Until Filled)

Contract: 3 Year Contract with possibility of Full-Time (2 Positions) Approx. Start Date: As soon as possible $16.35 per hour ... Read More

Assist with the supervision of classroom/playroom by ensuring the safety and physical well being of the children. Assist with daily curriculum, communication with parents and other staff. 

•    Grade 12 (OSSD); Must successfully complete Canadian Adult Achievement Test
(CAAT) if necessary.
•    Must be able to effectively attend school, complete assignments while balancing work hours.
•    First Aid/CPR Level C to be obtained during first 3 months.

Working with and care of children -6 months to 12 yrs old.

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Non-ECE ( Open Until Filled)

Part-Time with Benefits (2 Positions) & On-Call Approx. Start Date: As soon as possible $17.66 per hour, move to $18.93 per hour after 3 months for Full-Time,... Read More

Assist with the supervision/management of classroom/playroom by ensuring the safety and physical wellbeing of the children. Assist with daily curriculum, evaluate the program effectiveness, communication with parents and other staff. 

•    Grade 10
•    Must have First Aid/ CPR Level C
•    Anishinaabemowin an asset.
•    Medical exam stating free from infectious disease will be required.

Experience working with and care of children newborn to 12 years old required.

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Registered ECE ( Open Until Filled)

Full-Time with Benefits (2 Positions) & On-Call Approx. Start Date: As soon as possible $22.81 per hour, move to $24.64 per hour after 3 months for Full-Time & $21.09 for On-Call ... Read More

Responsible for the supervision/management of classroom/playroom by ensuring the safety and physical well being of the children. Daily curriculum, evaluate the program effectiveness, communication with parents and other staff. 

•    College 2 years - ECE diploma
•    In good standing with the Ontario College of Early Childhood Educators
•    Must have First Aid/CPR Level C
•    Anishinaabemowin an asset.
•    Medical exam stating free from infectious disease will be required

Experience working with and care of children newborn to 12 years old required.

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Registered Practical Nurse ( Open Until Filled)

On-Call Positions Approximate Start Date: As soon as possible $29.99 to start, move to $31.90 after 3 months. ... Read More

Within the standards of nursing practice established by the College of Nurses, will provide medical support to all seniors in the Extended Care Unit and ensure their physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs are being met. 

•    College 1 to 3 years. Registered and in good standing with CNO and RPNAO.
•    Must have First Aid/CPR.
•    Training in Palliative Care, Dementia, Alzheimer's, Gerontology and Diabetes.
•    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
•    Ability to effectively act as lead on shift coordinating client care.
•    Sensitivity and understanding of Indigenous issues and provide a trauma informed approach to health care.
•    Anishnaabemowin an asset.
•    1 to 3 years in long term care/working with seniors.
•    Experience working with/in First Nation communities an asset.

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Finance Manager (Open Until Closed)

This position’s main purpose is in the assistance of planning, controlling, reporting and measuring the information and assets of Beausoleil First Nation. The Finance Manager produces and analyzes financial information critical to business interests as well as creates and presents reports to management regarding accounting data to enable knowledge based decision making and forecasts. Experience working in a First Nations Community definite asset. Preference will be given to applicants who are of Aboriginal Descent.... Read More

Develop and maintain timely and accurate financial statements and reports in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and ensure compliance with internal financial and accounting policies and procedures
Ensure that all statutory requirements of the organization are met including Withholding Payments (CPP, EI), Income Tax, Goods and Services Tax, HST, Employer Health Tax and prepare all supporting information for the annual audit and liaise with the Administration and Council and the external auditors as necessary. Maintain complete and accurate supporting digital and hard copy records for all financial transactions and develop and maintain financial accounting systems for cash management, accounts payable, accounts receivable, credit control, and petty cash, Reconcile bank and investment accounts, Capital Assets. Review monthly results and implement monthly variance reporting, distribute to Program Directors and Managers and manage the cash flow and prepare cash flow forecasts in accordance with policy.
Oversee the bookkeeping function including maintenance of the general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll and develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure that all Organizational financial information is secure and stored in compliance with current legislation. Manage the acquisition of capital assets and ensure that assets are properly recorded, amortized, and disposed of as appropriate and assist the Administrator and the Finance Committee with financial reporting as required at Council meetings and the General Meetings, weekly and quarterly financial updates to Council, and Senior Management.

 

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Lands Manager (Open Until Filled)

Job Purpose: The Lands Manager will manage and implement the First Nation Land Code and lead the First Nation Land Code initiatives. The Lands Manager will be responsible for developing and implementing laws, policies and procedures related to lands management and planning on reserve. The Lands Manager will manage communications regarding Lands and Resources with members... Read More

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Administer the Beausoleil First Nation Land Code and Individual Agreement and related policies and procedures to regulate land use and to obtain the highest benefit of land use for our members.
• Recommend amendments to the Beausoleil First Nation Land Code as necessary.
• Ensure administrative measures and controls are developed to meet the requirements of Beausoleil First Nation and clients by monitoring and evaluating the efficiency of services.
• Develop and review land interest agreements, leases, right-of -ways and permits, notify interest holders of potential expiration and changes and ensure terms of interest agreements are met.
• Ensure the Beausoleil First Nation Land Code, Consultation, Implementation and Compliance occurs.
• Review all documents submitted by community members for residential, business, industry, public, other government departments and institutes of public government (i.e. land use permits, leases, licenses, conformity and screening decisions, etc.).
• Examine updates and verify accuracy of various maps and community site plans for Beausoleil First Nation.
• Ensure that historical and current information are gathered and maintained into various systems (GIS, MMS System, Database, Surveys etc.)
• Provide statistical reports on land use activities.
• Ensure registration of interests in the Beausoleil First Nation Land Registry and the First Nation Land Registry System.
• Maintain the land use inventory requests.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Administer the Beausoleil First Nation Land Code and Individual Agreement and related policies and procedures to regulate land use and to obtain the highest benefit of land use for our members.
• Recommend amendments to the Beausoleil First Nation Land Code as necessary.
• Ensure administrative measures and controls are developed to meet the requirements of Beausoleil First Nation and clients by monitoring and evaluating the efficiency of services.
• Develop and review land interest agreements, leases, right-of -ways and permits, notify interest holders of potential expiration and changes and ensure terms of interest agreements are met.
• Ensure the Beausoleil First Nation Land Code, Consultation, Implementation and Compliance occurs.
• Review all documents submitted by community members for residential, business, industry, public, other government departments and institutes of public government (i.e. land use permits, leases, licenses, conformity and screening decisions, etc.).
• Examine updates and verify accuracy of various maps and community site plans for Beausoleil First Nation.
• Ensure that historical and current information are gathered and maintained into various systems (GIS, MMS System, Database, Surveys etc.)
• Provide statistical reports on land use activities.
• Ensure registration of interests in the Beausoleil First Nation Land Registry and the First Nation Land Registry System.
• Maintain the land use inventory requests.

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Mechanic/Welder (Open Until Filled)

The Beausoleil First Nation Waste Management Department is seeking a self-motivated individual as Mechanic/Welder. Persons of aboriginal descent preferred... Read More

Duties:
Heavy equipment mechanic to inspect, service, and maintain our range of heavy-duty construction equipment. As a lead mechanic, you will be responsible for inspecting engines and equipment, carrying out services, conducting repairs, and providing routine maintenance to all Beausoleil First Nation Heavy Equipment/Vehicles.
To ensure success as a heavy equipment mechanic, you should have proven experience working with heavy machinery, be physically fit, and be able to troubleshoot issues on the job site. Ultimately, a top-notch heavy equipment mechanic can repair and service even the biggest machinery with expert care.
Salary: $16.00 an hour
Duration: Term Contract to July 20, 2023 Closing Date: Applications shall be delivered to the front desk receptionist at the Administration Building Until Position is Filled.
Hours of Work: From Monday to Friday for a total of 35 hours per week.
Direct Supervisor: Rick Monague, Roads Department Manager
Functional Supervisor: Lindsay Cass, Director of Capital and Public Works

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Waste Material Handler (Open Until Filled)

The Beausoleil First Nation Waste Management Department is seeking a self motivated individual as Material Handler. Persons of aboriginal descent preferred... Read More

Duties:

-Under the direction of the Waste Management Supervisor and the Director of Capital and Public Works. The Material Handler shall be expected to carry out the following responsibilities:
-Assist the public with guidance related to recycling.
-Enthusiasm for proper waste management practices. Motivated and driven to address challenges
- Ability to sort waste and source suppliers able to divert and manage waste
-Treat the public in a professional and respectful manner
-Operate in accordance with Health and Safety work practices
-Perform such duties as required in order to expedite the garbage and recycling process. This would include segregation and storage of the Materials

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Permanent Live in Care Giver (Parent) for Alternative Care Home ( Open Until Filled)

Beausoleil First Nation is accepting applications for the Part Time Foster Home Parent(s) ▪ Grade 12 Graduate (at least one of the parents) ▪ Valid Ontario Driver’s License and Access to a reliable vehicle ▪ Sensitivity to First Nations culture, lifestyle and tradition. ▪ Experience working with children/youth, ECE/PSW Experience would be an asset ▪ Mature adults ▪ A couple is preferred, but not a necessary ▪ Required to provide a Clear Finger Print Criminal Reference Check and Vulnerable Sector Search ▪ Able to meet Beausoleil First Nation's Covid 19 vaccination policy requirements prior to employment.... Read More

▪    Provide a welcoming/clean environment for First Nation children/youth requiring care.
▪    Foster placement for children, usually not to exceed 6 Months
▪    Do weekly shopping ensuring that children have proper nutritious foods/snacks daily.
▪    Keep accurate records for food and other expenses
▪    Provide communication between Beausoleil Foster Home, the students’ parents and families.
▪    Organize meetings for the Children and parents/families as required.
▪    Provide/Refer Counseling supports and encourage peer support
▪    Arranging for children’s dental, eye and general medical care through local community Health Centre or local towns and Cities when necessary
▪    Consult, as needed, with Case workers, teachers regarding student’s academic progress.
▪    Consult with teachers and principal regarding any concerns that the children may encounter in school or other settings, Liaise with Student Support Services on a regular basis or when required
▪    1 weekend off per month*
▪    Transportation and food provided

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Operations Manager

With an ambitious, progressive and innovative Council and a future full of promise, MSIFN is seeking an energetic individual for the role of Operations Manager to provide the leadership and oversight needed to maximize the administration, coordination and future direction of operations, including the continued success of the Construction, Housing, Building and Grounds Maintenance functions. The Manager will plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations, programs and staff related to these departments including all related facilities and equipment.... Read More

Reporting to the First Nation Manager and as a member of the Senior Management Team, the incumbent will be committed to providing a high level of public service, will continually strive for new and more effective approaches to fulfilling the department’s mandate and objectives, and will make certain that MSIFN operations and infrastructure is optimally positioned for sustainable quality of life for its members while delivering services in a highly efficient, innovative and cost effective manner. Ideally, you will possess: ➢ University degree in project management, electrical, civil or mechanical engineering, or in a discipline related to construction, facility operation and/or maintenance. ➢ 5 years related senior management experience, preferably in facilities, grounds, operations, maintenance, construction or housing, preferably with a First Nation or Indigenous organization. ➢ Health and Safety Certification. ➢ Project Management Certification. ➢ Valid driver’s license and $1M liability insurance. ➢ Knowledge of: ▪ federal and provincial legislation governing First Nations. ▪ health and safety Legislation. ▪ MS Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Microsoft Project, HIPPO (Asset Management Software), Zoom, Adobe, Illustrator, AutoCad, and Dropbox

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Biidaaban Case Worker (Closes November 22/2022 @ 5pm)

Full-time Contract until March 31, 2024. Includes medical and dental benefits. Approximate Star Date: November/December 2022 $29.99 to start, move to $31.90 after 3 months. Assist with the Restorative Justice Program and Community Healing Model. Educate the courts and community on process. Development and implementation of programs. Provide counselling to clients and families. ... Read More

Qualifications & Experience

•    College Diploma in related field.
•    Knowledge of 7 Grandfather Teachings, Anishnaabe culture and language.
•    Knowledge of restorative justice practices and community healing processes.
•    Compassion/understanding of the unique social challenges of First Nations people.
•    Ability to establish therapeutic relationships with individuals accessing the program.
•    Excellent communication and organizational skills.
•    Group facilitation skills.
•    Class G Driver's license.
•    Microsoft Office training and ability to use electronic file management systems.
•    First Aid/CPR to be obtain within first 3 months of employment.
•    1-3 years experience in practical counselling.
•    Experience planning and implementing therapeutic programs.
•    A Vulnerable Sector Screening is required for this position.

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Registered Practical Nurse (Closes November 29/2022 @ 5pm)

Approx. Start Date: December 2022 $29.99 to start, move to $31.90 after 3 months Within the standards of nursing practice stablished by the College of Nurses, will provide medical support to all seniors in the Extended Care Unit and ensure their physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs are being met.... Read More

Custodian (On-Call) (Closes November 29/2022 @ 5pm)

Approx. Start Date: December 2022 $16.35 per hour To provide cleaning services for facilities owned and operated by Rama First Nation.... Read More

Health & Safety Specialist (Closes November 22/2022 5pm)

Full-time with Benefits. Approx. Start Date: December 2022 $29.99 to start, move to $31.90 after 3 months. As a Health & Safety champion, this position provides proactive and comprehensive oversight and coordination of Rama First Nation's Occupational Health & Safety Program, promoting awareness, prevention and training, to ensure a safety focused working environment and compliance with Health & Safety legislation/regulations. ... Read More

Qualifications & Experience

•    College Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety or related field.
•    CRSP designation preferred.
•    Knowledge of all applicable federal and provincial H&S legislation.
•    Results oriented professional with sound judgement and intiative.
•    Excellent communication, engagement and relationship building skills.
•    Strong organizational and time management skills.
•    Creative thinker and problem solver.
•    Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
•    Valid G class Driver's Licence.
•    Three years experience within the field of Occupational Health & Safety.
•    Experience developing and delivering H&S training programs.
•    Experience coordinating Joint H&S Committee meetings.
•    Experience working with First Nation communities/organizations an asset.
•    A Vulnerable Sector Screening is required for this position.

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Child Well-being Advocate (Closes December 06 @ 5pm)

Full-Time with Benefits Approx. Start Date: January 2023 $29.99 per hour to start, move to $31.90 after 3 months To deliver culturally relevant, trauma informed child wellbeing services that supports families/community and ensures the safety and well-being of children. Recruit and assist families providing kinship and customary care and deliver parenting and wellness programming. Develop and maintain healthy relationships with external partners and community resources. ... Read More

•    College Diploma - Social Services or related field.
•    Bachelor Degree - Social Work an asset.
•    Strong communication and counselling skills.
•    Conflict Resolution and ability to effectively address complex situations.
•    Knowledge of Child & Family Services Act.
•    Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with internal/external community partners.
•    Knowledge and understanding of the historical impacts of child welfare practices and the ability to deliver services through a trauma informed lens.
•    Must have a valid Class G driver's licence.
•    First Aid/CPR and Infectious Disease Control Training to be completed within first 3 months of employment.
 

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Eshki-anishinaabemod (2 positions) (Closes December 13 @ 5pm)

Approx. start date: January - February 2023 $22.23 per hour (Negotiable based on experience) Reflecting the community's priority of language revitalization, Rama First Nation is excited to introduce a Pilot Early Years Immersion Program in which children will join a classroom / playroom for up to 2.5 hours per day for immersion and then return to their regular classroom / playroom for the remainder of their day. The Eshki-anishinaabemod (RECE Immersion Trainee) will perform all RECE functions with the goal of all interactions being done in the language. Improving fluency of Anishinaabemowin through mentorship by, and collaboration with, a fluent speaker as well as assisting in the development of the language curriculum and resources will be the other main focus of this position.... Read More

E-zhibiiged (Closes December 13 @ 5pm)

Approx. start date: January - February 2023 $28.24 per hour (Negotiable based on experience) Reflecting the community's priority of language revitalization, Rama First Nation is excited to introduce a Pilot Early Years Immersion Program in which children will join a classroom / playroom for up to 2.5 hours per day for immersion and then return to their regular classroom / playroom for the remainder of their day. The E-zhibiiged (Curriculum Writer) will work with our fluent language speakers (mentors) and Eshki-anishinaabemot (RECE Immersion Trainee) to develop lessons / curriculum and document new vocabulary as it emerges, for future use in the Rama Early Years Immersion program.... Read More

Ontario Works Case Worker (Closes December 06 @ 5pm)

Sick Leave Contract ending March 31, 2022. Approx. start date: December 2022 $22.81 per hour. Under the Ontario Works Act, support community members in creating attainable and realistic plans to support education, employment, and wellness goals through a wholistic, trauma-informed, and strengths-based lens. Assist clients in becoming job ready through the coordination of employment assistance supports, workshops, and wellness activities. ... Read More

•    College Diploma - Social Services or related field.
•    Excellent communication, organizational, and computer skills.
•    Experience and understanding of social work practice rooted in Indigenous culture.
•    Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with
internal/ external community partners.
•    Knowledge of Ontario Works Act an asset.
•    Willing to obtain Ontario Welfare Administrators Association training.
•    Valid Class G Driver's Licence.
•    First Aid/CPR to be obtained within first three months of employment.
 

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Communications Officer (Open until Filled)

The Communications Officer shall develop and implement internal and external communication, awareness, and education strategies, including building, maintaining, and enhancing the positive reputation and public awareness of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation (MSIFN) community and workplace, while informing MSIFN Members, Employees, Businesses, Partners, Agencies and the broader public on the MSIFN’s progress, goals and vision. The strategy will target the public at large for support on First Nation issues and further report on the activities and progress on mandates provided for By Council. This position will also analyze communication/engagement needs and develop appropriate promotion and marketing plans, publicize activities and events and maintain media relations on behalf of the MSIFN Council and Community.... Read More

Key Activities

• Collaborate with Council and Management to develop and implement an effective communications strategy based on target audiences.

• Plan, develop, lead, implement and evaluate communications and public education strategies, campaigns, and programs designed to inform MSIFN Members and Community Members, employees and the general public of initiatives and policies of businesses, governments, and other organizations, appropriate for print or electronic media, to support the workplace, community and MSIFN at large

• Write, edit, and distribute content, including publications, press releases, website content, annual reports, speeches, and other marketing material that communicates the organization's activities, products and/or services.

• Gather, research, prepare and coordinate for internal and external audiences, brochures, reports, newsletters, media/press advisories & releases, backgrounders reports, briefing notes, bibliographies, speeches, presentations, public service announcements, web site content and other communications materials for approval

• Develop, implement, and maintain a consistent brand/image for all organizational documents, reports, laws, governance documents, newsletters, printing, signage, displays, promotions, advertising, communication, and events

• Develop and organize news conferences, workshops, meetings, ceremonies in consultation with Cultural Coordinator, community engagement sessions, fundraising events, information sessions and other events for education, special publicity events and promotions for internal and external audiences to increase awareness of MSIFNs operations • Monitor media coverage on First Nation issues and advise the Council on issues that may benefit or impact First Nations

• Assess characteristics of MSIFN programs and/or services in consultation with respective Departments on what should be promoted/communicated and advise on the related communication needs of MSIFN • Conduct surveys as requested by Council to identify the interests and concerns of key groups served by MSIFN

• Initiate and maintain contact with the media as directed by Council • Engage, contact, and interact with users on forums via social media sites such as twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, etc. to promote and create awareness of MSIFN

• Facilitate the update of the MSIFN website/member portal, through consultations with the IT Administrator, Managers, website developers, and related committees • Manage, update, and enhance the MSIFN website in consultation with Council and It Administrator • Liaise with Managers towards improving communications within and between their departments • Vet and submit communications to Council for and approval attending/recording/publishing community events and meetings in addition to Executive Assistant • Editing video recordings

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Purchasing/Warehouse Supervisor (Closes 10/Jan/23 @ 5pm)

**SPECIAL PROJECT FOR REGISTERED RAMA MEMBERS OR SPOUSE/CHILD OF MEMBER** The Chippewas of Rama First Nation supports the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Specifically, Rama supports the training, education and employment of Indigenous People. Full-time with Benefits. Approx. Start Date: January 2023 $34.25 to start, move to $36.49 after 3 months. ... Read More

JOB PURPOSE/SUMMARY

The Purchasing/Warehouse Supervisor will provide advice, opinions and services to RFN Departments and Vendors on the Purchasing process. Will be responsible for inventory verification and movement, shipping and receiving and leading the Warehouse Team in meeting retail requirements for store operations. 

•    College Diploma or 5 years in the purchasing field with tendering experience.
•    Strong communication skills to network with RFN Departments as well as negotiate with Vendors.
•    Strong leadership skills with ability to coach, motivate and develop staff and business vendors.
•    Work well under pressure maintaining composure while supervising staff and dealing with Vendors.
•    Highly organized and exceptional time management skills to meet multiple timelines.
•    Ability to negotiate with Vendors to get the best prices.
•    Excellent problem-solving skills, striving for win/win outcomes.
•    Proficient with computers; working knowledge of LBOSS and Docushare an asset.
•    Reliable, trustworthy, energetic, enthusiastic and customer oriented.
•    3-5 years Supervisor Experience.
•    Experience with purchasing best practices and workflows.
•    A Criminal Reference Check is required for this position.

 

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Department Contact

Andrea Edgar

Employment and Training Coordinator

[email protected]
Office: 705-329-2511 ext. 211
Cell: 705-345-9365

Andrea Edgar is a member of the Chippewas of Rama First Nation.  Andrea has a two-year certificate in Business Administration/Accounting from Georgian College in Barrie. Additionally Andrea is a recent graduate of the  Public Administration and Governance through First Nations Technical Institute and Ryerson University.  

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Andrea’s career began after the completion of her certificate course at Georgian when she accepted an Office Manager position with a metal stamping company located in the former Industrial mall in Rama. She moved onto working for the Finance team at Casino Rama when it was still undergoing construction and not so long after was offered and accepted a position within the Governance offices at Rama. Andrea spent fifteen years working for the First Nation in the capacities of the Accounts Receivable Clerk, the Housing Loan Collateral Fund Officer and finally the Housing Officer providing a variety of property management services to community members.

During downtime Andrea likes to spend time researching travel of all sorts for clients of her home based travel business.

Andrea is the Employment and Training Coordinator with Ogemawahj Tribal Council. Her work includes providing OTTER program delivery services to the five OTC member First Nations carrying out duties as described in the ten year ESDC ISET Agreement.

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