**BIG GRASSY FIRST NATION**INTERNAL POSTING**BAND MANAGER (IN TRAINING)****

INTERNAL POSTING – BAND MANAGER (IN-TRAINING)

 The Big Grassy First Nation is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Band Manager in training at Big Grassy

Key duties and Responsibilities under the direction of the Band Manager:

            The Band Manager in training will learn:

  • Oversee Management of operations for Big Grassy First Nation
  • In conjunction with “Managers”, will strive to ensure that Band operations are conducted within relevant legislation, policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate development and implementation of policies, procedures and programs.
  • Ensure filing and record keeping systems are established and maintained.
  • Be familiar with relevant government financial legislation, policies and procedures.
  • Be familiar with budget and funding requirements.
  • Manage financial operations.
  • Oversee the management and supervision of Band Administration staff.
  • Band Council Support and Administration.

 Education and Working Experience

  • Supervisory background
  • financial management and generally accepted accounting principles
  • program management and delivery
  • an understanding of relevant legislation, policies and procedures including the Indian Act
  • an understanding of the northern cultural and political environment
  • an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the various Boards/Councils serving the community.
  • team leadership and management skills
  • financial management skills
  • strategic planning skills
  • decision making skills
  • negotiations skills
  • time management skills
  • effective verbal and listening communications skills

Please provide a cover letter, resume and references to the attention of Acting Band Manager, Mr. Gary Tuesday. A full job description is available upon request.

 

Fax, email or deliver personally to:

Mr. Gary Tuesday, Acting Band Manager

Box 414, 410 Anishinabe Way

Morson, Ontario

P0W 1J0

(FAX) 1-807-488-5533  /  Email: gtuesday@tbaytel.net  / Phone: (807) 488-5614

 

Deadline for Applications is October 30, 2017 (4:30 p.m.)

Only those selected for interview will be notified


**BIG GRASSY FIRST NATION**INTERNAL POSTING**FAMILY WELL BEING WORKER**

INTERNAL POSTING – Family Well Being Worker

 The Big Grassy First Nation is seeking a qualified individual to fill the Family Well Being Worker

Key duties and Responsibilities under the direction of the Esiniiwab Health Centre:

  • delivering community based programming to assist with the goal of improving the overall health and wellness of the community.
  • connect families to the most appropriate resource/program based on the individual needs of the family.
  • design and delivery of community based programming and safe places where children, youth and families can access and receive culturally-based programming
  • guide and mentor individuals to access and navigate the government and community services that help address barriers to improving their quality of life
  • be a trusted and vital link between community members and other government and community services.
  • Be a knowledgeable source of information on community programs and services and knowledge of  regional health and service organizations which can support individuals/families.
  • Seek to remove barriers for residents by working collaboratively across all disciplines and services.
  • Build relationships with residents to enhance individual and family wellness.
  • Identify gaps in services to recognize areas of services/programs needed for improvement or creation within the community
  • Ensure the centralized information system of current organization/services is kept up to date.
  • Track and report on evaluation outcomes.
  • Work as part of a team.
  • Other duties as required.

Education and Working Experience

  • Supervisory background
  • Ability to contribute to the development and implementation of a strategic work plan with time frames and deliverables.
  • Ability to build effective working relationships with families, individuals and community service providers and regional service organizations.
  • Excellent organizational and facilitation skills.
  • Good communication skills and able to present facts effectively in oral and written form.
  • Competence with appropriate computer based applications to manage information.
  • Able to work flexible hours, evening and weekend hours may be required.
  • Related work experience and/or post secondary training is required.
  • Ability to provide successful criminal record check, with vulnerable sector check.
  • Drivers license and access to a vehicle.
  • Confidentiality and Code of Ethic adherence.

Please provide a cover letter, resume and references to the attention of Acting Band Manager, Mr. Gary Tuesday. A full job description is available upon request.

Fax, email or deliver personally to:

Mr. Gary Tuesday, Acting Band Manager

Box 414, 410 Anishinabe Way

Morson, Ontario

P0W 1J0

(FAX) 1-807-488-5533  /  Email: gtuesday@tbaytel.net  / Phone: (807) 488-5614

 

Deadline for Applications is October 30, 2017 (4:30 p.m.)

Only those selected for interview will be notified


**BIG GRASSY FIRST NATION**INTERNAL POSTING**LAND CODE COORDINATOR**

INTERNAL POSTING – LAND CODE CO-ORDINATOR

 The Big Grassy First Nation is seeking a qualified individual to fill the Land Code Co-0rdinator at Big Grassy

Key duties and Responsibilities under the direction of the Land Code Committee:

  • Ensures that the Land Code Staff carry out the duties as required by the Land Code Development Committee
  • Ensures that Agenda is prepared and that minutes of meetings are typed and distributed to Council, Committee and pertinent staff
  • Ensures that resource material are made available to the Land Code Development Committee members
  • Ensures that the information on the Land Code reaches the community members by mail outs, community meetings, door to door visits, and by workshops held both on and off reserve in order to prepare the membership vote on the contents of the Land Code
  • Ensures that the revisions made to the Land Code are completed and a copy of the updated version is distributed to the Land Code Development Committee
  • Ensures the draft land documents are reviewed by Committee
  • Ensures that mail outs to locate membership is completed and that the Voter’s list is revised as Land Code Development Committee locates members
  • Ensures that the revision of the Community Ratification process document is updated as directed by the Committee
  • Ensures that the Council approved proposed Land Code, Community Ratification Process and Voter’s List is sent on to the Verifier
  • Works with Verifier to ensure that all documentation requirements are completed
  • Ensures of Land Code Staff attendance at Ratification Process
  • All other duties as required by Big Grassy First Nation throughout the Land Code Development, verification, and ratification processes.

Education and Working Experience

  • Supervisory background
  • Ability to facilitate meetings and workshops
  • Knowledge of computer software applications, such as PowerPoint, MS ACCESS, MS Suite
  • Ability to seek out resource materials for committee
  • Good interpersonal skills who genuinely likes working with public
  • Must be a Big Grassy First Nation Member

 

Please provide a cover letter, resume and references to the attention of Acting Band Manager, Mr. Gary Tuesday. A full job description is available upon request.

Fax, email or deliver personally to:

Mr. Gary Tuesday, Acting Band Manager

Box 414, 410 Anishinabe Way

Morson, Ontario

P0W 1J0

(FAX) 1-807-488-5533  /  Email: gtuesday@tbaytel.net  / Phone: (807) 488-5614

 

Deadline for Applications is October 30, 2017 (4:30 p.m.)

Only those selected for interview will be notified


**BIG GRASSY FIRST NATION**INTERNAL POSTING**ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OFFICER**INTERIM POSITION TO JANUARY 07, 2019**

INTERNAL POSTING – INTERIM ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

(INTERIM POSITION TO JANUARY 07, 2019)

 

The Big Grassy First Nation is seeking a qualified individual to fill the Economic Development Position at Big Grassy for an interim term to January 07, 2019.

Key duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains relationships and engages in joint projects or initiatives with other organizations engaged in .economic development.
  • Preparing concept presentations to Chief and Council from time to time to support local ventures.
  • Builds relationships with First Nations businesses
  • Manages all aspects of First Nation sponsored initiatives for Economic Development projects including finalizing work plans, training Plans, sourcing of funds and use of funds, preparing documents such as BCR’s for Chief and Council approval of projects.

 

Education and Working Experience

  • A post secondary diploma in business administration or commerce, would be ideal.
  • Equivalent experience amounting to 3 years experience in a business environment
  • Comprehensive computer software knowledge including word processing, spreadsheet, power point presentations, and outlook email.
  • The Economic Development Officer will report directly to the Band Manager.

 

Please provide a cover letter, resume and references to the attention of Acting Band Manager, Mr. Gary Tuesday. A full job description is available upon request.

Fax, email or deliver personally to:

Mr. Gary Tuesday, Acting Band Manager

Box 414, 410 Anishinabe Way

Morson, Ontario

P0W 1J0

(FAX) 1-807-488-5533  /  Email: gtuesday@tbaytel.net  / Phone: (807) 488-5614

 

Deadline for Applications is October 30, 2017 (4:30 p.m.)

Only those selected for interview will be notified

 

 

 

 


**BIG GRASSY FIRST NATION**EXTERNAL RE-POSTING**HEALTH DIRECTOR ESINIIWAB HEALTH CENTER**

RE-POSTING
BIG GRASSY FIRST NATION -HEALTH DIRECTOR-ESINIIWAB HEALTH CENTER

The Health Director is a full-time managerial position directly accountable and reporting to the Band Manager. Responsibilities include, in part, providing day to day supervision of Health Staff members, developing program work plans in concert with health team members, generating budgets consistent with funding upset limits and compliance measures, approving program expenditures in accordance with various program generated cash flows and ensuring timely submission of required reporting to various funding agencies and vetted through the Band Manager.

PRIMARY DUTIES:
1. Supervision of all members of the Health Team
2. Ensuring the efficacy and integrity of Health Programs to include work plans, budgets and reporting activities.
3. Liaise the community in keeping with the leadership’s principles of accountability and transparency, area First Nations health services providers, and external funding agencies to ensure effective community health programs.
4. To initiate and develop community initiatives to address community health and wellness needs.
5. Guide the implementation of programs/services in a manner consistent with Big Grassy traditions, customs and values.

PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Bachelor’s degree in health disciplines or related field or demonstrated equivalent life and work experience as a pre-qualification for consideration by the interview committee.
2. Computer literacy at minimum: Micro-Soft Word, Excel, Power-Point.
3. A functional knowledge of email, and other media applications.
4. A demonstrated aptitude and skills in organizational dynamics, planning and interpersonal communications.
5. A demonstrated competency in file management, record keeping and report writing.
Willingness to participate in training sessions, workshops pertaining to demands of the position.

SECONDARY REQUIREMENTS FOR CONSIDERATION:
• Ability to speak Ojibway will be considered a definite asset.
• Valid driver’s license and ability to travel as needed.
• Willingness to participate in training relevant to this position.

SALARY:  To commensurate with experience and qualifications

Closing Date: Friday June 09, 2017 at 4:30 p.m

Late applications will not be accepted

Only potential candidates will be notified for an interview.

SUBMIT Resume/Covering letter and Credentials TO: Mr. Gary Tuesday/Acting BandMgr.
Big Grassy River First Nation
Box 414
Morson, ON P0W 1J0
Tel: 807-488-5614
Fax: 807-488-5533
gtuesday@tbaytel.net

(FAX AND EMAIL SUBMISSIONS ARE ACCEPTABLE)

Full Job Description is available upon request


**BIG GRASSY FIRST NATION**INTERNAL JOB POSTING**ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OFFICER**INTERIM POSITION TO JANUARY 06, 2019**

INTERNAL POSTING – ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
(INTERIM POSITION TO JANUARY 06, 2019)

The Big Grassy First Nation is seeking a qualified individual to fill the Economic Development Position at Big Grassy for an Interim Term to January o6, 2019.

Key duties and Responsibilities:

• Maintains relationships and engages in joint projects or initiatives with other organizations engaged in the economic development
• Preparing concept presentations to Chief and Council from time to time to support local ventures.
• Builds relationships with First Nations businesses
• Manages all aspects of First Nation sponsored initiatives for Economic Development projects including finalizing work plans, training Plans, sourcing of funds and use of funds, preparing documents such as BCR’s for Chief and Council approval of projects.

Education and Working Experience
• A Post-Secondary Diploma in business administration or commerce, would be ideal.
• Equivalent experience amounting to 3 years of experience in a business environment
• Comprehensive computer software knowledge including word processing, spreadsheet, power point presentations, and outlook email.
• The Economic Development Officer will report directly to the Band Manager.

Please provide a cover letter, resume and references to the attention of Acting Band Manager, Mr. Gary Tuesday. A full job description is available upon request.
Fax, email or deliver personally to:
Mr. Gary Tuesday, Acting Band Manager
Box 414, 410 Anishinabe Way
Morson, Ontario
P0W 1J0
(FAX) 1-807-488-5533 / Email: gtuesday@tbaytel.net / Phone: (807) 488-5614

Deadline for Applications is June 09, 2017 (4:30 p.m.)
Only those selected for interview will be notified


BIG GRASSY FIRST NATION**JOB POSTING**BRIGHTER FUTURES-HEALTHY LIFESTYLES WORKER

COMMUNITY JOB POSTING-ESINIIWAB HEALTH CENTER

Brighter Futures – Healthy Lifestyles Worker

Scope:
Under the supervision of the Health Supervisor, the Worker will deliver culturally appropriate and holistic community based health promotion and awareness activities addressing mental health, wellness and healthy lifestyle choices.

Responsibilities and Tasks:
1/ To ensure community awareness in mental health, wellness and healthy lifestyles by submitting articles to the Big Grassy website addressing mental health and parenting skills. Participate fully with health team to develop community strategies addressing mental health issues. Providing referrals to mental health workers.
2/ Provide regular recreational, social and cultural activities (especially for youth) to promote community mental health.
3/ To contribute to health team activities and events: provide input in planning and organizing community health team events, assist in providing workshops and cultural events as a member of the health team, participate in annual gathering (Pow Wow) organization and implementation.

Key Working Relationships:
Health Team –Daily/Weekly (CHR, NNADAP, Early Childhood Worker, Community Wellness Worker.)
Pegamigaabo School Staff – Daily/Weekly maintain positive working relationships, and access to school facilities (ie. Gym) for program activities.
Community Members: Daily/Weekly – Receive and provide advice about youth, elders and family activities.

PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS:
*demonstrated computer competence and working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Publisher
*previous experience working with youth in health or related field.
* Grade 12 or equivalent
*a demonstrated ability to work well as a member of a team, understanding and adhering to roles and responsibilities within the First Nation organization
*ability to speak Ojibway is an asset
*must provide current criminal reference check;
*must have a valid driver’s license and be willing to travel as needed

This position is full time with a 3-month probationary period.

SALARY: $12.00 – $14.00 per hour based on qualifications and experience.

CLOSING DATE: June 09, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. Late applications will not be accepted.  Only potential applicants will be notified for an interview.

SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO:

Mr. Dennis Copenace, Acting Health Supervisor
Esiniiwab Health Center
Big Grassy River First Nation
Box 425
Morson, ON P0W 1J0
Tel: 807-488-5457

Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted


BIG GRASSY FIRST NATION**INTERNAL JOB POSTING**EDUCATION COUNSELLOR

 

Big Grassy River First Nation

P.O. Box 414

Morson, ON

P0W 1J0

Phone:  (807) 488-5614, (807) 488-5615, (807) 488-5533

FAX:  (807) 488-5533

 

 

Big Grassy Internal Employment Posting

 

Education Counsellor

Big Grassy First Nation is seeking applications for the position of Education Counsellor. The Education Counsellor is under the supervision of the First Nation’s Band Manager and located within the premises of the Esiniiwab Health Center, 509 Beach Road, Big Grassy F.N.

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities are as follows:

  • Management of the Post-Secondary Student Support Program – sponsorship program that provides funding to eligible members of the First Nation.
  • Refers students to appropriate resources for assistance in the areas of counseling with relation to academics or peer support.
  • Works in partnership with the Indigenous Student Counsellor at Rainy River High School for students that are enrolled in their secondary studies.
  • Management of the Summer Employment program for the First Nation, which includes accessing funding and supervision for short term employment.
  • Supervision duties and responsibilities.
  • Community Outreach -an alternative education program for adults.
  • Works closely with the Post-Secondary Committee.
  • Prepares annual budgets for the programs under the Education Counsellor.
  • Ensure compliance in reporting requirements for funding agencies.

 

Qualifications

  • Effective communication skills.
  • Fiscal Management and responsibilities.
  • Proposal and Report writing program budgeting is an asset.
  • Valid Driver’s license – Class G.
  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma, College level education is an asset..

 

Please provide a cover letter, resume and references to the attention of Acting Band Manager, Gary Tuesday, also include a letter of authorization for a release to contact references. A full job description is available upon request.

 

Gary Tuesday, Acting Band Manager

Box 414, 410 Anishinabe Way

Morson, ON   P0W 1J0

(F) 807 488 5533   Email: gtuesday@tbaytel.net   (DEADLINE June 09, 2017)


**RE-POSTING**EXTERNAL JOB POSTING**BIG GRASSY FIRST NATION**BAND MANAGER**

Big Grassy First Nation is seeking a seasoned professional to work in the Band Office as a Band Manager.  The individual will be responsible in management of operations for Big Grassy First Nation, manage financial operations.  Oversee the management and supervision of Band Administration staff.  Band Council support and Administration. Read more…


RE-POSTING**EXTERNAL JOB POSTING**BIG GRASSY FIRST NATION**HUMAN RESOURCE OFFICER**

Big Grassy First Nation is seeking a seasoned professional to work in concert with our Chief Operating Officer at the Administration level to ensure a smooth Band operation in accordance with the Chief and Council Governance Codes.

Closing Date: June 09, 2017 @ 4:30 p.m.

Candidates please direct your resume and references and copies of certificates, diplomas to Acting Band Manager- Gary Tuesday, 410 Anishinabe Way.

Email: gtuesday@tbaytel.net

Fax: (807) 488- 5533

Questions or concerns please call Mr. Tuesday at the Band Office (807) 488 5614

Mailed applications can be sent to: 

Box 414

Morson, ON

P0W 1J0

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