INTERNAL JOB POSTING: ASSISTANT WATER TREATMENT CLASS 1-OPERATOR

INTERNAL POSTING – Assistant Water Treatment Plant Operator (Class-1 Operator)

Hire to Train

The Big Grassy First Nation is seeking a qualified individual to fill the Assistant Water Treatment Plant Operator at Big Grassy.

ASSISTANT WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR

DEFINITION

Performs duties and assignments relative to the operation and maintenance of the communities water and wastewater treatment facilities and distribution system facilities (water storage tanks, pump stations, etc.) and performs other work as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

The Assistant Water Treatment Plant Operator (Assistant Operator) is distinguished from the Treatment Plant Operator in that the latter operates the treatment plants independently. In contrast, the Assistant Operator performs assigned duties under direct supervision, the complexity of assignments increasing with advancing skills, both at community’s treatment facilities and in distribution system operations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES (include but are not limited to the following):

Trains until treatment/distribution certification is received and is able to perform a full array of tasks and duties in the operation and maintenance of various water and wastewater treatment and distribution system facilities including: backwashing water filters and installing and calibrating instrumentation; controls the treatment processes to ensure continuous compliance with Environmental Public Health Services and regulatory agency water quality requirements and objectives; collects water and wastewater samples; performs standardized water quality tests; monitors and interprets water and wastewater meters, gauges and charts; makes chemical and feed rate adjustments as necessary; maintains operational logs; gathers statistical data on water and wastewater operations as necessary; handles chemical and hazardous products as required; chlorinates storage tanks; operates pump stations; operates Distribution Control and Monitoring System; demonstrates a full understanding of applicable policies, procedures and work methods.

OTHER DUTIES

Performs facility and grounds maintenance duties; cleans and disinfects storage tanks; flushes distribution mains as necessary; conducts public tours of treatment facilities; performs related duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS (The following minimum qualifications are necessary for entry into the class)

Must obtain a Class-1 Operators Certificate (All training is provided for)

Education/Experience : Must of obtain a Grade 12 diploma or GED

 

Knowledge/Skill/Ability

Knowledge of: general principles and practices of chemistry and/or biology as applied to water treatment operations; complex mathematical concepts; methods and techniques for handling hazardous chemicals; general knowledge of instrumentation and equipment within assigned work areas; occupational hazards and standard safety practices; principles and practices of hydraulics.

Ability to: be trained to work independently in the absence of supervision; work rotating shifts, weekends, holidays, overtime as required and be available for emergencies; operate specialized water and wastewater equipment including safety equipment; accurately maintain records; collect water and wastewater samples and perform the appropriate laboratory tests; operate a personal computer and manipulate a programmable logic controller; communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Possession of a valid “G” driver’s license.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The work requires exposure to conditions that may be hazardous or unpleasant. Position requires working in the field out of doors in all weather conditions and involves walking on level and uneven or slippery surfaces, climbing ladders, working in confined spaces, handling noise-producing tools and equipment; kneeling, squatting, stooping, turning, bending, lifting, upper body twisting in the performance of daily activities. The use of the senses of smell and hearing are needed in detecting odors and mechanical equipment conditions. Requires both near and far vision while making visual checks of facilities and working on equipment. Requires light and heavy lifting, pushing a dragging of equipment and supplies in excess of 100 pounds. Employees may be exposed to raw and treated sewage, chemicals, sharp and dull objects, domestic and wild animals, and in general may come in contact with a variety of potentially dangerous working situations that require a combination of good judgment, field knowledge of potential problems, problem identification and solutions. May be exposed to electrical and mechanical hazards and a variety of hazardous chemicals or contaminants. Incumbents also work around moving equipment. Ability to drive an automatic or manual transmission four-wheel drive vehicle on dirt roads in varying weather and road conditions.

Fax, email or deliver personally to:

Mr. Paul Duguay

Box 414, 410 Anishinabe Way

Morson, Ontario

P0W 1J0

(FAX) 1-807-488-5533  /  Email: pdbghr@gmail.com  / Phone: (807) 488-5614

 

Deadline for Applications is Feb 22nd (4:30 p.m.)

Only those selected for interview will be notified


JOB POSTING: CHILD IN CARE WORKER-Community Care Program

 Child-In-Care Worker

 Reporting to the Child Care Supervisor, the Child-In-Care Worker is responsible for the safety and health of the children and families living within the first nation.

Duties:

  1. Follows up on referrals concerning the needs of children and families living on the First Nations;
  2. Ensures the safety of all children including arranging for out of home placement for children in need of protection;
  3. Prepares service plans for all children and families requiring support services;
  4. Ensures all cases are documented in accordance with Ministry of Community and Social Service Standards as well as court proceedings;
  5. Provides and designs community prevention programs;
  6. Provides and coordinates support groups for adolescents, children, single parents, etc;
  7. Ensure child and family services delivered to the First Nation are culturally appropriate and consistent with the policies of Big Grassy First nation
  8. Rotational On-Call is a requirement.

Primary Qualifications:

* Bachelor’s Degree in social work or related field and 2 Yrs Exp. in the provision of Child Welfare services OR;  Asset but not Mandatory.  Training will be made available.

*Community College Diploma in Social Work or related field and six years’ experience in the provision of Child Welfare Services;  Asset but not Mandatory.  Training will be made available.

*Knowledge of the Ontario Child and Family Services Act;

*Knowledge of Ontario’s Risk Assessment Model;

*Knowledge of community services, customs and traditions;

*Valid Driver’s License, Drivers Abstract and access to own vehicle;

 Salary: Commensurate with experience. PFT  3-month probationary period.

 

This position is full time with a 3-month probationary period.  POSITION AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY!

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Application Deadline is Friday, March 22 2019, 12:00 noon.  Late applications will not be accepted.

Please send resume along with three work related references to:

Paul Duguay – Human Resource Officer             or drop off at:          Big Grassy Band Office

Big Grassy River First Nation                                                                     410 Anishinabe Way

P.O. Box 414                                                                                     Big Grassy River F.N.

Morson, Ontario P0W 1J0

Fax – 807-488-5533                                                                Email-paulbghr@gmail.com

 Please note: Applications will be shortlisted in accordance with qualifications and only those applicants granted an interview will be contacted.


JOB POSTING-TRADITIONAL LIFESTYLES WORKER (AKRC COMMUNITIES ONLY)

 Traditional Life Skills Worker

 

Job Title:        Traditional Life Skills Worker (5 contract positions)

Program:        Jordan’s Principle Initiative Program

Location:        Big Grassy, Onigaming, Northwest Angle #33, Animakee Wa Zhing #37

                          (Positions to be located in community)

 

Summary:

The Traditional Life Skills Worker will assist the development, implementation and ongoing monitoring of services and programs in the communities for students, youth, parents and Elders under the Jordan’s Principle Initiative (JPI). The Traditional Life Skills Worker will provide a wide range of programs and services for youth and mostly promote greater parent/community engagement with Elders and Knowledge Keepers. When required, they will also assist the Community Wellness Team, the AKRC JPI staff and other community program staff with supporting the holistic traditional needs of the students, youth, parents and Elders. The Traditional Life Skills Worker reports directly the JPI Program Coordinator or another designated community supervisor.

 

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Experience working in schools, with youth or with families.
  • Experience organizing events and activities.
  • Knowledge of Anishinaabe language, culture, tradition is required.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Experience with data-base & computer skills is an asset.
  • Fluent in the Anishinaabe language & culture is an asset.
  • Access to a vehicle and a valid driver’s license is required.
  • An ongoing clean vulnerable sector check is required.

 

Duties:

  • Assist with traditional youth/parent/family support workshops and activities.
  • Organize day-time and after-school traditional and language programming for youth/students/parents.
  • Organize weekend programming (both traditional and non-traditional).
  • Consults with local community Elders relating to cultural protocols and practices and promotes Anishinaabe language and cultural and healing practices in the First Nation.
  • Assist with the organization of cultural celebrations and workshops for community Elders, community members, the youth, as required.
  • Assists the school and community staff in engaging Elders and Traditional Knowledge Keepers in developing culturally appropriate content related to job readiness and training programs, children and youth programs, healing programs, etc.
  • Advise Elders of monthly functions and coordinates events.
  • Progress reports are required.
  • Other duties as assigned by the JPI Program Manager and/or Chief and Council.

Salary:                         42,000 yearly

Closing Date:            March 8th,2019

 

 

Submit your resume and cover letter to Paul Duguay Human Resource Officer at the band office.


MEMBERS OF BIG GRASSY FIRST NATION RE: Highway Claim

Click here to view the Notice of Ratification and the Eligible Voters List

Information Meetings for purposes of the Vote will be held on:

March 8, 2019 – Big Grassy First Nation Community Hall from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

March 12, 2019 – Thunder Bay, On from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the Valhalla Inn-1 Valhalla Inn Rd.

March 13, 2019 – Fort Frances, On from 4:00p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the La Place Rendezvous, 1201 Idylwild Main

March 14, 2019 – Kenora, On from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the Clarion Lakeside Inn – 470 2st Ave South

Advance Poll will take place on March 20, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Big Grassy First Nation Community Hall

The Ratification Vote will take place on March 27, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Big Grassy First Nation Community Hall.

 


NEW GOLD JOB OPPORTUNITIES-As of Jan 28, 2019

2019 01 28 Current Employment Opportunities  <— CLICK TO VIEW POSTER


JOB POSTING: FLOOD VULNERABILITY COORDINATOR

Flood Vulnerability Coordinator 

 The Flood Vulnerability Coordinator is responsible for is to collect information to assess

And quantify historic and potential impacts associated with flooding, based on primary and

Secondary research.

Duties:

  1. Conducting a flood vulnerability study, involves gathering and compiling all relevant information from the community lands.
  2. Conduct interviews receiving input from community members to discuss their experiences with flooding impacts.
  3. Incorporate an exhaustive study of secondary sources to identify significant natural features, historic sites, and the weak and strong points of community infrastructure.
  4. Oversee communications throughout the course of the project timeline and to coordinate meetings, etc., between the consultant and Big Grassy.
  5. Work to prioritize flooding impacts and develop mitigation strategies.

 

Primary Qualifications:

* Gr 12 Diploma or GED; Asset but not Mandatory.  Training will be made available.

*A great understanding of the area in and around Big Grassy

*Great Communications skills

*Organizations skills a must

*Able to coordinate meetings and present/

 Salary: Commensurate with experience. PFT  3-month probationary period.

 This position is full time with a 3-month probationary period.  POSITION AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY!

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Application Deadline is Friday, February 22nd 2019, 12:00 noon.  Late applications will not be accepted.

Please send resume along with three work related references to:

Paul Duguay – Human Resource Officer             or drop off at:          Big Grassy Band Office

Big Grassy River First Nation                                                                     410 Anishinabe Way

P.O. Box 414                                                                                                 Big Grassy River F.N.

Morson, Ontario P0W 1J0

Fax – 807-488-5533                                                                Email-paulbghr@gmail.com

Please note: Applications will be shortlisted in accordance with qualifications and only those applicants granted an interview will be contacted.


JOB POSTING: Community Health Representative Esiniiwab Health Centre

COMMUNITY HEALTH REPRESENTATIVE (CHR)

Scope:

Under the supervision of the Health Director/Manager, the CHR will attend to physical health related issues and facilitate access to external health services for Big Grassy members.

Responsibilities and Tasks: ( may not be limited to:)

1/ Ensuring the efficiency and cost effectiveness of the medical transportation program

2/ Maintain statistical data of program activities (# of clients seen, referrals made, etc.)

Submit monthly program activity narrative and statistical reports

3/ Consulting w/Specialists, Physicians on medication procedures, submitting & obtaining referrals. Attaining treatment centre space for clientele, etc. Answering calls from clients for various concerns with regard to health  OHIP, FNIB, Disabilities .

4/ Coordination and accommodating visiting nurses, specialist health technicians through Fort Frances Tribal Area Health Services. (FFTAHS)

5/ Ensuring Health Canada invoicing is compliant with their re-imbursement criteria and regulations.

Key Working Relationships:

Esiniiwab Health Center Director/Manager – Reporting to and maintaining daily communication as required.

Health Team –Daily/Weekly (NNADAP, Early Childhood Worker, Community Wellness Worker.)

Community Members: Providing essential services and advocacy

FFTAHS – Facilitating and accommodating visitations to the Health Center and client services.

External Health Services: Maintaining communication with Doctors, Hospital staff and other providers as necessary.

Medical Drivers:  Ensuring availability and provision of transportation for Big Grassy members to appointments.

 

PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS:

*demonstrated computer competence and working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Outlook.

*a demonstrated ability to work well as a member of a team, understanding and adhering to roles and responsibilities within the First Nation organization

*Certification or previous training and demonstrated abilities in this position

*ability to speak Ojibway is an asset

*must provide current “Vulnerable Sector” 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:   Will commensurate with experience.

Closing Date: February 14, 2018 no later than 4:30 p.m.                                        

SUBMIT Covering Letter and Resume to:

Mr. Paul Duguay – Human Resource Officer

Big Grassy River First Nation Band Office

 

 

 


JOB POSTING: PART-TIME WASTE REMOVAL COLLECTOR

Part Time-Waste Removal Collector

 Reporting to the Housing Supervisor, The Band is looking for a individual that would on a part time basis pick up waste from the waste boxes and deliver to the landfill and also bring wood to elders that need assistance.

Duties:

  1. Drive collection trucks along routes according to schedules
  2. Deliver materials to and dump them at the landfill.
  3. Report incidents, such as injuries, motor vehicle crashes and mechanical failures to vehicles or equipment
  4. Inform dispatchers of hazardous conditions, motor vehicle crashes and delays in materials collection
  5. Inspect vehicles and road conditions prior to serving routes
  6. Perform routine maintenance on vehicles, add fuel or oil as needed, and clean truck bodies following use
  7. Note for customers why garbage not collected.
  8. Picking up wood a delivering to houses around the community

 Primary Qualifications:

 -Skilled drivers must be able to turn into and drive on narrow streets, back into and lift heavy receptacles and use all mirrors. Depth perception is necessary for the driver to determine how close the vehicle is to an object or person.

  • -Valid “G” drivers license
  • -be able to lift up to 100lbs
  • Be able to be available at a giving notice.

 This position is full time with a 3-month probationary period.  POSITION AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY!

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Application Deadline is Friday February 22nd, 4:00pm.  Late applications will not be accepted.

Please send resume along with three work related references to:

Paul Duguay – Human Resource Officer        or drop off at:           Big Grassy Band Office 

Big Grassy River First Nation                                                                 410 Anishinabe Way         

410 Anishinabe Way                                                                                  Big Grassy First Nation

P.O Box 414 

Morson, ON   P0w 1J0                                                                              

Fax – 807-488-5533                                                                          Email-paulbghr@gmail.com

 Please note: Applications will be shortlisted in accordance with qualifications and only those applicants granted an interview will be contacted.


JOB POSTING: ASSISTANT WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR (CLASS-1 OPERATOR)

INTERNAL POSTING – Assistant Water Treatment Plant Operator (Class-1 Operator)

Hire to Train

The Big Grassy First Nation is seeking a qualified individual to fill the Assistant Water Treatment Plant Operator at Big Grassy.

ASSISTANT WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR

DEFINITION

Performs duties and assignments relative to the operation and maintenance of the communities water and wastewater treatment facilities and distribution system facilities (water storage tanks, pump stations, etc.) and performs other work as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

The Assistant Water Treatment Plant Operator (Assistant Operator) is distinguished from the Treatment Plant Operator in that the latter operates the treatment plants independently. In contrast, the Assistant Operator performs assigned duties under direct supervision, the complexity of assignments increasing with advancing skills, both at community’s treatment facilities and in distribution system operations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES (include but are not limited to the following):

Trains until treatment/distribution certification is received and is able to perform a full array of tasks and duties in the operation and maintenance of various water and wastewater treatment and distribution system facilities including: backwashing water filters and installing and calibrating instrumentation; controls the treatment processes to ensure continuous compliance with Environmental Public Health Services and regulatory agency water quality requirements and objectives; collects water and wastewater samples; performs standardized water quality tests; monitors and interprets water and wastewater meters, gauges and charts; makes chemical and feed rate adjustments as necessary; maintains operational logs; gathers statistical data on water and wastewater operations as necessary; handles chemical and hazardous products as required; chlorinates storage tanks; operates pump stations; operates Distribution Control and Monitoring System; demonstrates a full understanding of applicable policies, procedures and work methods.

OTHER DUTIES

Performs facility and grounds maintenance duties; cleans and disinfects storage tanks; flushes distribution mains as necessary; conducts public tours of treatment facilities; performs related duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS (The following minimum qualifications are necessary for entry into the class)

Must obtain a Class-1 Operators Certificate (All training is provided for)

Education/Experience : Must of obtain a Grade 12 diploma or GED

 

 

Knowledge/Skill/Ability

Knowledge of: general principles and practices of chemistry and/or biology as applied to water treatment operations; complex mathematical concepts; methods and techniques for handling hazardous chemicals; general knowledge of instrumentation and equipment within assigned work areas; occupational hazards and standard safety practices; principles and practices of hydraulics.

Ability to: be trained to work independently in the absence of supervision; work rotating shifts, weekends, holidays, overtime as required and be available for emergencies; operate specialized water and wastewater equipment including safety equipment; accurately maintain records; collect water and wastewater samples and perform the appropriate laboratory tests; operate a personal computer and manipulate a programmable logic controller; communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Possession of a valid “G” driver’s license.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The work requires exposure to conditions that may be hazardous or unpleasant. Position requires working in the field out of doors in all weather conditions and involves walking on level and uneven or slippery surfaces, climbing ladders, working in confined spaces, handling noise-producing tools and equipment; kneeling, squatting, stooping, turning, bending, lifting, upper body twisting in the performance of daily activities. The use of the senses of smell and hearing are needed in detecting odors and mechanical equipment conditions. Requires both near and far vision while making visual checks of facilities and working on equipment. Requires light and heavy lifting, pushing a dragging of equipment and supplies in excess of 100 pounds. Employees may be exposed to raw and treated sewage, chemicals, sharp and dull objects, domestic and wild animals, and in general may come in contact with a variety of potentially dangerous working situations that require a combination of good judgment, field knowledge of potential problems, problem identification and solutions. May be exposed to electrical and mechanical hazards and a variety of hazardous chemicals or contaminants. Incumbents also work around moving equipment. Ability to drive an automatic or manual transmission four-wheel drive vehicle on dirt roads in varying weather and road conditions.

Fax, email or deliver personally to:

Mr. Paul Duguay

Box 414, 410 Anishinabe Way

Morson, Ontario

P0W 1J0

(FAX) 1-807-488-5533  /  Email: pdbghr@gmail.com  / Phone: (807) 488-5614

 

Deadline for Applications is Feb 22nd (4:30 p.m.)

Only those selected for interview will be notified


BIG GRASSY FIRST NATION MEMBERSHIP

Land Claims

P.O. Box 414

Morson, ON   P0W 1J0

Ph: (807) 488-5457, (807) 488-5606

Fax: (807) 488-9644

Re: Address listing up-date

Big Grassy First Nation Membership,

The First Nation is asking community members to provide up to date addresses.  This is to ensure that those who wish to participate in the Highway Claim Ratification Vote, can be sent Information Packages & Mail In Ballots.  This package will outline the ratification process, history, Final Settlement Agreement, and message from leadership.

Please Contact:

Tina Paypompee – Membership Clerk

Ph: (807) 488-5614 Ext. 1006

Toll Free: 1-800-361-7228

Fax: (807) 488-5533

Email: tpaypompee@aol.com

Dailen Tuesday – Land Claim Coordinator

Ph: (204)583-8689

Email: d2sday@hotmail.com