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  • E-Learning Classroom Teacher

    Job Opportunity

    E-Learning Classroom Teacher

    General Description:

    The Fort McKay First Nation (FMFN) is seeking a motivated and multitask-oriented individual who is flexible and works well in a team environment to fill the full-time permanent position of E-Learning Classroom Teacher, reporting directly to the Fort McKay E-Learning Mentor. The E-learning Classroom Teacher will be responsible for providing tutoring and educational support to students in an alternative high school program. This is a permanent full-time position and is based on seventy-five (75) hours bi-weekly.

    Duties:

    Teaching
    • Teach a preset curriculum from Alberta Distance Learning, and SCcyber in Math, Science, English Language Arts, Social Studies, Physical Education and Career and Technology Studies
    • Work with individual students or groups of students both in the classroom and other settings
    • Collect and prepare learning materials and use technology (for example, computers, audiovisual equipment) to support student learning
    • Responsible for scheduling appointments for students with exceptionalities that needed one-to-one support
    • Use effective instructional strategies to help students with lessons and assignments
    • Facilitate programming for Physical Education where students earn credits through working out at the local fitness center, yoga practice, golfing trips, running, baseball, skating, swimming etc
    • Other related duties as assigned

    Classroom Management:
    • Create and enforce classroom rules and policies that promote a positive classroom climate
    • work and deal with the demands of a diverse, multi-grade classroom composed of both school aged and adult learners and students with exceptionalities
    Classroom Leadership
    • Create and ensure a classroom culture based on respect, excellence and pride
    • Ensure students integrate into the classroom
    • Motivate and encourage students to participate in learning activities
    Administrative Responsibility
    • Develop programs, document and create reports for elective credits such as ‘Special Projects’ courses through student participation in planned activities which may include but are not limited to art workshops, culture practices and crafts, wellness workshops, cooking classes etc.
    • Track and submit credit reports for students to earn Work Experience Credits through participation in the Summer Student Work Experience
    • Observe, document and report student performance and behavior to parents on a weekly basis

    Planning:
    • Prepare materials and complete clerical tasks as required
    • Collect and prepare learning materials and use technology (for example, computers, audiovisual equipment) to support student learning
    • Provided academic guidance by making learning goals with each student and planning pathways to graduation
    • Support students with meeting application deadlines for Registered Apprenticeship, university, college, band funding, and bursaries
    • Create year, month, and day plans
    Qualifications Requirements:
    • Bachelor of Education or Bachelor of Science required
    • Strong skills in teaching High School Math and Science
    • Experience with Special Needs or At-Risk Youth is a definite asset
    • Ability to speak, read and write Cree or Dene is an asset
    • Experience in a First Nations community is an asset
    • Ability to speak either Dene or Cree language an asset
    • A valid class 5 drivers’ license as travel will be necessary
    • Experience in First Nations community is a definite asset

    Key Competencies:

    • Adaptability
    • Dependability
    • Integrity/Ethics
    • Interpersonal Skills
    • Job Knowledge
    • Productivity • Computer Skills
    • Teamwork
    • Able to Multitask
    • Efficient use of time
    • Confidentiality
    • Excellent Communication Skills • Good Observation Skills
    • Able to Communicate with Students
    • Empathy and Patience
    • Enthusiasm and Creativity
    • Classroom management

    Location:
    • Successful candidate will be required to live in (or relocate to) Fort McMurray, Alberta
    • Monday-Friday work week will be in Fort McKay, Alberta
    • This is not a fly-in-fly-out position

    Note: Due to travel requirements, a valid driver’s license and a clean driver’s abstract is required.

    Closing Date: Open Until Filled
    Please forward resume to:
    Attn: Human Resources
    Fort McKay First Nation
    P.O. Box 5360
    Fort McMurray, AB T9H 3G4
    E-mail: fmfnemployment@fortmckay.com
    Fax: (780)828-4680

    Please ensure you indicate the job you are applying for

  • Building Maintenance Lead – Competition #:034-2017

    JOB OPPORTUNITY

    Building Maintenance Lead – Riverside Care Facility

    General Description:

    The Fort McKay First Nation (FMFN) is seeking a motivated and multitask-oriented individual who is flexible and works well in a team environment to fill the full-time permanent position of Building Maintenance Lead, reporting directly to the Health Manager. The Building Maintenance Lead is responsible for performing general maintenance and repair for Fort McKay First Nation. The incumbent completes general carpentry and electrical repair and maintenance work as required.  The Building Maintenance will also perform basic repairs and maintenance on the mechanical operating systems found within Fort McKay First Nation. This is a permanent full-time position and is based on seventy-five (75) hours bi-weekly

     

    Duties:

    • Perform simple machinist duties and responsibilities
    • Perform regular preventive maintenance on machines and equipment
    • Perform a variety of plumbing maintenance tasks as required
    • Conduct general carpentry functions
    • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment while performing duties
    • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas
    • Participate in various aspects of building maintenance requirements, including updates and new constructions
    • Set priorities for preventive maintenance work orders, maintenance requisitions and scheduled work
    • Maintain adequate supplies for the maintenance department
    • Assist in the orientation and training of staff
    • Complete all necessary reports and records related to the department as required
    • Perform regular workplace inspections to determine areas that need maintenance or repair
    • Ensure that any required maintenance and repairs are completed in a timely manner
    • Prepare, paint and decorate interior and exterior surfaces as required
    • Operate grounds-keeping power equipment and maintain external property
    • Perform minor construction work, e.g., dismantling and erecting walls, finishing carpentry work, pouring concrete, etc.
    • Troubleshoot, repair, install, and maintain various electrical components, appliances and equipment in accordance with pertinent codes, the preventive maintenance program and departmental procedures
    • Repair electrical locks and control panels to maintain building security
    • Troubleshoot, install, and repair plumbing fixtures, piping, and related equipment
    • Perform necessary work to open clogged sewer lines
    • Maintain an adequate supply of hot water at the correct temperature
    • Initiate safety concerns and makes judgment on the best methods of completing tasks
    • Perform basic maintenance and repairs on the various mechanical operating systems found at Fort McKay First Nation, including furnace systems, air conditioning systems, etc.
    • Inspect the premises for burnt out light bulbs – ensure these are replaced immediately
    • Change furnace and air conditioning filters as needed
    • Replace broken windows, repair doors, door locks and closets, install/replace window blinds, etc.
    • Complete daily, weekly and monthly checklists on building equipment maintenance procedures
    • Maintain records of scheduled maintenance procedures
    • Other related duties as assigned

     

    Qualifications Requirement:

    • Post-secondary school diploma in a related field or completion of a craft apprenticeship
    • Experience in building maintenance considered an asset
    • Highly motivated with the ability to work independently
    • Ability to maintain organization of maintenance schedule and files in a changing environment
    • Ability to perform minor repair work
    • First Aid skills and/or certificates are considered assets
    • Ability to speak either Dene or Cree language an asset
    • A valid class 5 drivers’ license as travel will be necessary
    • Experience in First Nations community is a definite asset

     

    Key Competencies:

    • Strong Interpersonal Skills
    • Adaptability
    • Dependability
    • Integrity/Ethics
    • Job Knowledge
    • Productivity
    • Computer Skills
    • Teamwork
    • Accountability
    • Adaptability
    • Analytical Thinking
    • Communication
    • Critical Thinking
    • Planning and Organizing
    • Problem Solving

     

    Location:

    • Successful candidate will be required to live in (or relocate to) Fort McMurray, Alberta
    • Monday-Friday work week will be in Fort McKay, Alberta
    • This is not a fly-in-fly-out position

     

    Note: Due to travel requirements, a valid driver’s license and a clean driver’s abstract is required.

    Closing Date: September 30, 2018
    Please forward resume to:
    Attn: Human Resources
    Fort McKay First Nation
    P.O. Box 5360
    Fort McMurray, AB T9H 3G4
    E-mail: fmfnemployment@fortmckay.com
    Fax: (780)828-4680

    Please ensure you indicate the job you are applying for Competition #: 034-2017

    We appreciate the interest of all applicants; only those selected for interviews will be contacted

  • Licensed Practical Nurse – Competition #:031-2017

    JOB OPPORTUNITY

    Licensed Practical Nurse- Health Department (3 positions)

    General Description:

    The Fort McKay First Nation (FMFN) is seeking a motivated and Licensed Practical Nurse, reporting directly to the Health Manager. The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for planning and executing nursing care in an assigned area as required by individualized client needs and according to dependent and independent nursing functions while adhering to recognized nursing techniques, procedures, and established standards based on the scope of practical nursing, under the direction of the Registered Nurse. The Licensed Practical Nurse will offer support and care to clients within the Community and it’s facilities. This is a permanent full-time position and is based on seventy-five (75) hours bi-weekly

     

    Duties:

    • Utilize nursing knowledge and skills implementing basic preventative therapeutic and rehabilitative nursing care of assigned patient/family.
    • Perform delegated independent nursing functions using established procedures, policies, guidelines, and standards as observed by the registered nurse.
    • Perform selected tasks related to patient care and the patient’s environment in a safe manner.
    • Collect data for Admission Data Records.
    • Contribute to the development of the patient/significant other plan of care and discharge plans based on the identified patient problems/needs.
    • Maintain and coordinate communication between patient/significant other, staff, and physician as evidenced within medical record, client, and health care team feedback.
    • Carry out physician orders accurately, directly and indirectly.
    • Assist in the evaluation of the effectiveness of the nursing care administered relative to the patient/ significant other identified problem/needs.
    • Document pertinent observation and intervention on appropriate records.
    • Administer medication accurately, observing patient response, as evidenced by documentation in the medical record.
    • Perform limited I.V. therapy procedures on those patients receiving peripherally inserted intravenous fluids, as delegated by and observed by the RN.
    • Verify the type of solution being administered.
    • Evaluate the infusion site and the extremity for possible infiltration.
    • Verify the intravenous according to the prescribed flow rate.
    • Discontinue the intravenous at the appropriate time.
    • Give timely change of shift report consisting of pertinent and relevant information for assigned patients.
    • Report patient needs/problems and observations regarding patient’s condition to the registered nurse and physician.
    • Attend physician rounds on assigned patients and communicate observations regarding patient’s condition.
    • Provide patient/significant other health teaching as delegated by and observed by the RN and by utilizing different methods such as one-on-one and group instruction, demonstration, or discussion.
    • Document health teaching including patient/significant other response to and their understanding of health teaching.
    • Use available written and AV materials specific to patient condition or disease.
    • Attend scheduled meetings and provide necessary information.
    • Attend required staff development programs per year and all scheduled mandatory training programs.
    • Participate on Nursing Service committees required.
    • Assist patients and family members with concern and empathy and with respect to their confidentiality and privacy.
    • Take incoming calls and take ownership for helping the caller.
    • Assist in the training of new Team Members.
    • Recognize the need for variations in staffing and volunteer to fill open shifts.
    • Follow proper reporting procedures for actual or potential accidents and/or incidents to ensure follow-up and prevention.
    • Record and report the need for maintenance or repair of equipment and remove any faulty equipment from use.
    • Ensure compliance with regulatory standards.
    • Organize job functions and work area to be able to effectively complete assignments within established time frames.
    • Consistently demonstrate ability to take the initiative to make decisions/choices without direct supervision.
    • Participate in continuing education activities and obtain required contact hours.
    • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of all policies and procedures and ability to reference them from appropriate books and manuals.
    • Comply with the Systems infection control policies and procedures including Body Substance Isolation (BSI) and the Exposure Control Plan which reflects OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard to ensure a safe working environment for self and others.
    • Demonstrate adherence to department Dress Code and Safe Practices Standards.
    • Participate in team meetings, providing input and suggestions.

     

    Qualifications Requirement:

    • Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing.
    • Valid registration as an LPN with experience in Long-term care.
    • Current Healthcare Provider training.
    • Minimum 1 year in nursing in a hospital environment preferred.
    • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
    • Computer literacy, including effective working skills of MS Word, Excel and e-mail required.
    • Intermittent physical activity including walking, standing, sitting, lifting and supporting patients.
    • Must demonstrate effective communication skills by conveying necessary information accurately, listening effectively and asking questions when clarification is needed.
    • Superior time management skills, multitasking skills, and the ability to prioritize tasks with minimal supervision.
    • High level of sound and independent judgment, reasoning, and discretion.
    • Must be able to demonstrate reliability by arriving to work on time and taking breaks in expected time frames.
    • Able to work efficiently as a part of a team as well as independently.
    • Strong customer service and troubleshooting skills. to speak either Dene or Cree language an asset
    • A valid class 5 drivers’ license as travel will be necessary
    • Experience in First Nations community is a definite asset

     

    Key Competencies:

    • Strong Interpersonal Skills
    • Adaptability
    • Dependability
    • Job Knowledge
    • Productivity
    • Computer Skills
    • Quality Orientation
    • Time Management
    • Creative and Innovative Thinking
    • Problem Solving
    • Accountability and Dependability
    • Research and Analysis
    • Decision making and Judgement
    • Operating Equipment
    • Providing Consultation
    • Ethics and Integrity
    • Planning and Organizing
    • Mathematical Reasoning
    • Mediating and Negotiating
    • Coaching and Mentoring
    • Communication
    • Energy & Stress
    • Team Work

     

    Location:

    • Successful candidate will be required to live in (or relocate to) Fort McMurray, Alberta
    • Monday-Friday work week will be in Fort McKay, Alberta
    • This is not a fly-in-fly-out position

     

    Note: Due to travel requirements, a valid driver’s license and a clean driver’s abstract is required.

     

    Closing Date: September 30, 2018
    Please forward resume to:
    Attn: Human Resources
    Fort McKay First Nation
    P.O. Box 5360
    Fort McMurray, AB T9H 3G4
    E-mail: fmfnemployment@fortmckay.com
    Fax: (780)828-4680

    Please ensure you indicate the job you are applying for Competition #: 031-2017

    We appreciate the interest of all applicants; only those selected for interviews will be contacted

  • Community Health Representative

    JOB OPPORTUNITY

    Community Health Representative

    General Description:

    The Fort McKay First Nation (FMFN) is seeking a motivated and multitask-oriented individual who is flexible and works well in a team environment to fill the temporary full-time position of Community Health Representative (CHR) reporting directly to the Executive Director, Health, Governance & Administration. The Community Health Representative (CHR) is responsible for participating in the delivery of high standard Community Health, treatment and surveillance programs in order to provide quality heath prevention and treatment in the community.
    The Community Health Representative (CHR) will offer a broad range of community based activities that enhance the health and well-being of the Fort McKay First Nations community members. The CHR will focus on health promotion and injury/illness prevention and include such programs as maternal and infant health; diabetes prevention; child, adolescent, adult and elder health. The incumbent is also responsible for liaising between patients, families, the community and health care providers to ensure patients and families understand their conditions and treatment, and are receiving appropriate care
    The CHR will work with health professionals to establish and maintain a positive approach to health through encouraging, teaching, supporting and promoting independence and personal responsibility for the health care of the members and their families. The goal is to promote individual healing and social development as well as community wellness regarding alcohol, drugs and other addictions.This is a temporary part-time position and is based on forty eight hours (48) hours bi-weekly.

    Duties:
    • Assists with organizing health education workshops
    • Conducts home visits to build relationships with community members and provide information and support
    • Receives clients and their families at the Fort McKay Health Centre or screening site. Coordinates initial interview
    • Gathers background information, and assists in the completion of various forms and applications
    • Processes various applications to verify client information, checking data for accuracy and completeness.
    • Assists with providing health promotion and injury prevention services such as prenatal classes, elders’ luncheons or health fairs
    • Helps prevent and control the spread of communicable diseases (for example, help promote immunization and manage outbreaks) and monitors clients who have chronic diseases
    • Refers clients and families to appropriate resources and services, and help them overcome any access barriers
    • Acts as a liaison and collaborate with community leaders, agencies and service providers
    • Helps implement and evaluate community health plans
    • Assists with coordinating or facilitating community health initiatives
    • Monitors the safety of the community’s water supply
    • Provides information about personal hygiene, safe food handling, safe water quality and waste disposal
    • Participates in the investigation of communicable disease outbreaks and provide information, screening and follow-up
    • Participates in housing inspections, emergency preparedness and disaster planning, and planning and monitoring special events (for example, PowWows, rodeos)
    • Translates or describe routine medical processes and procedures for clients, or interpret cultural practices or beliefs for health care professionals
    • Communication of general health, safety, personal hygiene, nutrition and communicable diseases to the community at large
    • Maintains and forwards statistical information of health care referrals
    • Assists in injury prevention programs and immunizations
    • Conducts water testing for the community

    Preferred Qualifications Requirement:

    • High school graduation or equivalent
    • A course in Community Health
    • Post-secondary education in Nursing or Heath Related field preferred
    • Two years of experience, one year of which is equivalent to a Community Health Representative
    • Ability to speak Cree and or/ Dene considered an asset.

    Key Skills:

    • Interest in community work, particularly the preventative and educational aspects of health care
    • Ability to relate well to people of all ages, individually and in groups
    • Ability to keep client information confidential.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to make decisions independently during home visits
    • Excellent fact gathering and problem solving skills

    Location:

    • Successful candidate will be required to live in (or relocate to) Fort McMurray, Alberta
    • Monday-Friday work week will be in Fort McKay, Alberta
    • This is not a fly-in-fly-out position

    Note: Due to travel requirements, a valid driver’s license and a clean driver’s abstract is required.

    Closing Date: August 17, 2018
    Please forward Resume and Cover Letter to:
    Attn: Human Resources
    Fort McKay First Nation
    P.O. Box 5360
    Fort McMurray, AB T9H 3G4
    E-mail: fmfnemployment@fortmckay.com
    Fax: (780)828-4680

    Please ensure you indicate the job you are applying for

  • Protective Services Officer (3 positions)

    JOB OPPORTUNITY

    Protective Services Officer (3 positions)

    General Description:

    The Fort McKay First Nation (FMFN) is seeking a motivated and multitask-oriented individual who is flexible and works well in a team environment to fill the full-time permanent position of Protective Services Officer, reporting directly to the Protective Services Manager. The Protective Services Officer is responsible for working to enhance community standards with a focus on public safety and security, with risks to the community considered a threat. From risk assessment to service delivery, we work in partnership with the RCMP, local businesses, and organizations to provide integrated solutions to security challenges. We make a difference by helping our people live, work and play in safe and secure environment where they can thrive and prosper. This is a permanent full-time position and is based on seventy-five (75) hours bi-weekly and will include a mix of day shifts and night shifts.

    Duties:

    • Monitoring of community and industrial parks as well as traditional land areas
    • By-law enforcement and support including animal control.
    • Main community buildings and capital asset patrols.
    • Fire-sprinkler system monitor watch.
    • Security camera monitoring and support.
    • Cleaning work areas and vehicles before leaving shift.
    • Recording witness and victims statements.
    • Observation and reporting of any unlawful activity.
    • Control of access to premises being protected; South and North Shop, Houses under construction.
    • Operate a company vehicle for work related purposes.
    • Maintain professional standards of FMFN by following the policies and procedures.
    • Neutralize situations calmly with tact and common sense.

    Qualifications Requirement:

    • High School Diploma or equivalent – minimum. Post-Secondary education is preferred.
    • Ability to pass a vulnerable level police clearance.
    • Must be able to provide a clean driver’s abstract with a class 5 license
    • Must be capable of obtaining a Alberta Security Guard License
    • Emergency First Aid and Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate;
    • CSTS and WHMIS; H2S Alive.
    • Good physical fitness to move with ease throughout – sitting, standing, walking intervals.
    • Past experience as a Peace Officer, Police Officer, Bylaw Officer, or Fire Fighter/EMS would be an asset
    • Ability to speak either Dene or Cree language an asset
    • Experience in First Nations community is a definite asset

    Required Skills:

    • Technical ability to learn the use of security equipment / systems, camera recording systems, computers and radios.
    • Effective communication, motivational, and administrative skills.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills is a must.
    • Meticulous record keeping, report writing and observation skills.
    • Demonstrates ability to work effectively with employee groups.
    • Demonstrated ability to use Conflict Resolution skills.
    • Ability to use office software programs such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Provides excellent customer service.
    • Demonstrates an active interest in promoting safety consciousness in the workplace and within the community and parks.
    • Embraces a learning environment, willing to take courses as directed.
    • Must be able to work with a high degree of honesty, professionalism and integrity.
    • Exceptional judgement, common sense and decision-making ability.

    Key Competencies:

    • Strong Interpersonal Skills
    • Adaptability
    • Dependability
    • Integrity/Ethics
    • Job Knowledge
    • Productivity
    • Computer Skills
    • Teamwork

     Location:

    • Successful candidate will be required to live in the Fort McKay First Nation area.
    • This is not a fly-in-fly-out position

    Note: Due to travel requirements, a valid driver’s license and a clean driver’s abstract is required.

     

    Closing Date: June 22, 2018
    Please forward resume to:
    Attn: Human Resources
    Fort McKay First Nation
    P.O. Box 5360
    Fort McMurray, AB T9H 3G4
    E-mail: fmfnemployment@fortmckay.com
    Fax: (780)828-4680
    Please ensure you indicate the job you are applying for

  • Environmental and Regulatory Coordinator – Competition #: 014-2018

    JOB OPPORTUNITY

    Environmental and Regulatory Coordinator –

    Sustainability Department

     

    General Description:

    The Fort McKay First Nation (FMFN) is seeking a motivated and multitask-oriented individual who is flexible and works well in a team environment to fill the full time position of Environmental and Regulatory Coordinator, reporting directly to Senior Manager, Environmental & Regulatory Affairs.The Environmental and Regulatory Coordinator will be responsible for on and off reserve environmental initiatives, represent the Sustainability Department and community on inter-community and external environmental committees. The Environmental and Regulatory Coordinator will also provide assigned environmental awareness education for Fort McKay residents.

    Duties:

    • Coordinate and recommend enhancements to existing Fort McKay environmental standards and guidelines for on and off reserve lands;
    • Provide support to all community-based monitoring programs, as well as provincial and federal monitoring programs Fort McKay is part of;
    • Setup, monitor, and evaluate Fort McKay monitoring programs and recommend changes to such programs as necessary; install instrumentation and manage the database of existing instrumentation;
    • Provide support in the development of community based environmental awareness programs and services; incorporate Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) and Traditional Land Use (TLU) information into environmental programs;
    • Coordinate field inspections and scheduled environmental monitoring activities and prepare reports on same. Identification of monitoring equipment needs and coordinate equipment purchasing;
    • Implement existing communications processes to ensure effective two-way communication with staff and community members; assist in coordinating Community Advisory Groups. Provide support to implement community events;
    • Prepare technical and activity reports for internal departmental distribution and submission and represent Fort McKay on technical committees, multi-stakeholder groups, industry committees, and government committees, as assigned;
    • Prepare necessary documentation to obtain required permits, amendments and licenses. Support environmental and emergency response planning;
    • Establish and maintain good relationships with community members, Elders, trappers and other traditional land users in Fort McKay;
    • Coordination with the Capital Projects department to help ensure the upkeep of the Moose Lake trail and Namur Lake trail;
    • Support and coordinate Fort McKay’s technical environmental reviews of oil sands projects and associated regulatory and consultation deadlines.
    • Provide support to the review and follow up on industry commitments arising from agreements.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned

     

    Required Competencies:

    Candidates are required to have the following competencies:

    ·       Adaptability

    ·       Dependability

    ·       Integrity/Ethics

    ·       Interpersonal skills

    ·       Facilitate group process

    ·       Excellent Communication skills

    ·       Good writing skills

    ·       Team oriented

    ·       Aboriginal Cultural Awareness

    ·       Computer Skills

    ·       Research Skills

    ·       Job Knowledge

     

    Qualifications:

    A Bachelor of Sciences degree, Master of Science degree or engineering degree in environmental sciences / life sciences, emphasis on Natural Resource Management, biology, ecology, geography, forestry, chemistry, geochemistry, limnology, hydrology, geology or related disciplines;

    • Up to 7 years’ experience in implementing, monitoring and evaluating proposing changes to environmental programs (relevant experience may be considered in lieu of other required qualifications);
    • Familiarity with the regulatory process of the Alberta Energy Regulator and the Alberta Ministry of Environment and Parks;
    • Good understanding of the oil sands mining and in situ processes and their direct and indirect environmental effects;
    • Understanding of Aboriginal and Treaty Rights together with knowledge of Traditional land use and traditional ecological would be an asset;
    • Knowledge in integrating traditional knowledge with western science is considered an asset;
    • Experience in conducting field work and assisting with technical reporting related to environmental monitoring and assessments;
    • Ability to perform maintenance on environmental monitoring stations, instruments, and testing equipment, and maintain year to year continuity in monitoring activities and programs;
    • Excellent analytical skills in report writing and spread sheet management to ensure reports are accurate and complete. Experience with data tabulation, comparison of results to guidelines and/or protocols and data QA/QC to support technical reports. Ability to manage environmental databases;
    • Experience using GIS software and producing maps; Use of GPS, GIS and related systems and experience in the operation of snow mobiles, ATVs, boats, canoe, etc. is an asset. Camping and outdoors experience is an asset.
    • Able to work in an office and field environment for several days at different seasons of the year and in remote locations;
    • Excellent project and time management skills;
    • Experience in preparing environmental awareness materials (such as presentations, newsletter and visual aids) as assigned;
    • Experience in emergency response and search & rescue is an asset; willingness to take the necessary training is required.
    • Must have a valid class 5 driver’s license
    • First Aid and CPR certification is an asset
    • Experience in a First Nations community is a definite asset

    Location:

    • Successful candidate will be required to live in (or relocate to) Fort McMurray, Alberta
    • Monday-Friday work week will be in Fort McKay, Alberta
    • This is not a fly-in-fly-out position

    Note: Depending on travel requirements, a valid driver’s license and a clean driver’s abstract may be required.

     

    Closing Date: Until Filled

    Please Submit Resume:

    Attn: Human Resources

    Fort McKay First Nation

    P.O. Box 5360

    Fort McMurray, AB T9H 3G4

    E-mail: fmfnemployment@fortmckay.com

    Fax: (780) 828-4680 (Attn: Human Resources)

     Please ensure you indicate the competition # you are applying for

    We appreciate the interest of all applicants; only those selected for interviews will be contacted. 

     

  • Administration Coordinator Competition #: 013-2018

    JOB OPPORTUNITY

    Administration Coordinator

    General Description:

    The Fort McKay First Nation (FMFN) is seeking a motivated and multitask-oriented individual who is flexible and works well in a team environment to fill the full-time permanent position of Administration Coordinator. This position provides comprehensive administrative support to the Executive Director of Administration, Governance and Health and coordination of this team, and supports the administrative staff for the managers within these departments at FMFN. The incumbent works in a complex environment and performs multiple tasks involving independent decision making, responding to shifting priorities, management and coordination of large work volume often within short deadlines. The incumbent must maintain a positive and professional image in dealing with a variety of complex issues using diplomacy, tack, cultural sensitivity and confidentiality. The incumbent has a pivotal role in ensuring smooth function of dynamic team processes and is an important point of contact for internal and external associates. This position liaises extensively with senior level administrators, industry, Federal and Provincial governments, Indigenous organizations, external agencies, directors, managers and staff. The Successful candidate will often coordinate activities, problem solve and provide guidance to the other administrative staff whose supervisors are involved in administration, governance and health in various modes. The Administration Coordinator will provide high quality and timely support of work to the organization. This is a permanent full-time position and is based on seventy-five (75) hours bi-weekly.

    Duties:

    Organizational Support

    • Present a professional, welcoming first contact to all community members, industry, government, staff, vendor, etc. – by phone, in person, and email.
    • Responsibility for development and implementation of efficient office systems and procedure manuals.
    • Accountable for keeping building and office equipment maintained.
    • Responsible for organizational functions and general meeting support: including arranging, follow up calls, maintain office space scheduling, securing catering and supplies, copying and faxing.
    • Responsible for maintenance of common spaces for appearance and functionality.
    • Assist in coordinating the agenda/minutes of staff and managers team meetings.
    • Supports a variety of special projects/events.
    • Provide support for communications: maintaining mailing list, assist with mailings and packages.
    • Provide direct supervision, support and mentorship of Administrative staff to support long-term retention and positive work environment.
    • Maintain awareness of the organization’s wide variety of community, industry and government meetings to ensure a smooth operation of office support and coordination.
    • Prioritize conflicting needs; handle matters expeditiously, proactively, and follow-through on projects to successful completion, often with deadline pressures.
    • Other duties as required.

    Managerial Support

    • Performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, reports, presentations, book travel arrangements, etc.
    • Assist with communication and projects when required.
    • Track and help manage managers’ calendars, assist with meeting set up and other related tasks.
    • Work closely and effectively with the Managers to keep well informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities, community events and community member concerns and follow up appropriately.

    Required Competencies:

    • Candidates are required to have the following competencies:
    • Excellent Computer skills (Microsoft office)
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Excellent organizational , project, time management skills
    • Work independently as well as a team member
    • Dependability
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Integrity/Ethics
    • Job Knowledge
    • Productivity
    • Stakeholder and Community focus
    • Leadership
    • Managing for results
    • Organizational savvy
    • Planning
    • Problem solving / Decision making
    • Adaptability

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor Degree in Business Administration or a related field of study is preferred, or a combination of education and experience which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job.
    • Three to five years’ experience in senior level administration and/or Human Resources with a background working within an office setting preferred.
    • Experience with handling sensitive, confidential information.
    • Team player with a positive attitude is required.
    • A valid class 5 drivers license
    • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, including Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
    • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of stakeholders, and to deal tactfully with community members, industry, government and colleagues.
    • Experience in a First Nations community is a definite asset.
    • Ability to speak Cree or Dene is an asset.

    Note: Due to travel requirements, a valid driver’s license and a clean driver’s abstract is be required.

     

    Closing Date: Open Until Filled
    Please forward resume to:
    Attn: Human Resources
    Fort McKay First Nation
    P.O. Box 5360
    Fort McMurray, AB T9H 3G4
    E-mail: fmfnemployment@fortmckay.com
    Fax: (780) 828-4680

    Please ensure you indicate the job you are applying for.

    We appreciate the interest of all applicants; only those selected for interviews will be contacted

  • Community Health Nurse – Competition #: 011-2018

    JOB OPPORTUNITY

    Community Health Nurse

    General Description:

    The Fort McKay First Nation (FMFN) is seeking a motivated and multitask-oriented individual who is flexible and works well in a team environment to fill the full-time permanent position of Community Health Nurse, reporting directly to the Fort McKay Executive Director, Health and Governance Administration. The Community Health Nurse will work with other Health Professionals to promote an integrated, holistic health service that is responsive to the needs of the residents of Fort McKay community. They will also provide professional nursing services for individuals, families, communities and groups in a variety of settings and be responsible for providing health care services to the community of Fort McKay. This is a permanent full-time position and is based on seventy-five (75) hours bi-weekly.

    Duties:

    • Administer medications under the supervision of doctors and keep records of symptoms and progress
    • Deliver preventive programs such as immunization and screening programs
    • Create and prioritize individual work schedule to meet the needs of clients and community members
    • Provide comprehensive case management services and co-ordinate services provided through a multi-disciplinary approach collaborating extensively with multiple community agencies (School, Daycare and the Elders Centre)
    • Assess learning needs of individuals and families, based on assessments, plans, teaches, and evaluate educational presentations in areas such as parenting, nutrition, health care, parental care, breast feeding, safety, substance abuse, communicable diseases, and other subjects as needed
    • Complete assessments for families with special health needs and makes referrals to other health care professionals as appropriate
    • Provide services to children and their families who are at risk for development delays or health conditions, such as asthma, diabetes, FAS, etc.
    • Assess the immunization status of clients in accordance with written protocols, administer immunizations and document immunization record
    • Prepare comprehensive written reports and recommendations for child development concerns and reviews them with the parents, health professionals, and educational consultants
    • Report cases of suspected abuse or neglect of children and adults to the proper authorities
    • Organize, participate, and evaluate health awareness activities, such as mother-baby fairs and school based gatherings
    • Ensure that client records are kept secure and confidential and maintained consistent with appropriate policies and procedures
    • Assist in the development of public health policies and support the development of healthy communities
    • Assist in the care and management of resources in emergency and disaster situations
    • Through all of the described duties, support efforts to ensure a safe community

    Required Competencies:

    Candidates are required to have the following competencies:

    ·       Strong Interpersonal Skills
    ·       Adaptability
    ·       Dependability
    ·       Accountability
    ·       Integrity/Ethics
    ·       Job Knowledge
    ·       Productivity
    ·       Futuristic
    ·       Nursing Practice
    ·       Confidentiality
    ·       Client Focus
    ·       Teamwork
    ·       Health Care
    ·       Nursing Knowledge


    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing required
    • A minimum of two years clinical work experience is required, with a minimum of one year experience in home health nursing preferred
    • Registration and in good standing with (CARNA) College & Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta or other Provincial nursing regulatory body
    • Experience in a wide range of assessment, treatment and therapeutic interventions, health promotion, diagnostic procedures, and follow-up care in the community considered an asset
    • Able to submit a criminal record check for the vulnerable sector. This information is collected by authority of the Protection for Person in Care Act (Section 10(4).
    • CPR and ACLS required.
    • Experience in a First Nations community is a definite asset

     

    Closing Date: May 04,2018
    Please forward resume to:
    Attn: Human Resources
    Fort McKay First Nation
    P.O. Box 5360
    Fort McMurray, AB T9H 3G4
    E-mail : fmfnemployment@fortmckay.com
    Fax : (780)828-4680

    Please ensure you indicate the job you are applying for
    We appreciate the interest of all applicants; only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

  • Nurse Practitioner – Competition #:006-2018

    JOB OPPORTUNITY

    Nurse Practitioner

    General Description:

    The Fort McKay First Nation (FMFN) is seeking a motivated and multitask-oriented individual who is flexible and works well in a team environment to fill the full-time permanent position of Nurse Practitioner (NP) reporting directly to the Executive Director, Health and Governance Administration). The Nurse Practitioner (NP) will be responsible for providing a range of health services to patients delivering preventive and continuous care toward the management of patients’ health. This is a permanent full-time position and is based on seventy-five (75) hours bi-weekly.

     

    Duties:

    • Examine patients and take their medical histories and consult with physicians and other medical practitioners to evaluate patients’ physical and mental health where necessary
    • Order laboratory tests, X-rays and other diagnostic procedures
    • Inoculate and vaccinate patients
    • Advise patients and their families on health care including health promotion, disease, illness and accident prevention
    • Collaborate with other health professionals such as physicians, therapists and nutritionists to plan, implement, co-ordinate and evaluate patient care in consultation with patients and their families.
    • The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is a regulated member of the healthcare team who utilizes the nursing processes, critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills to provide care to Fort McKay community members across the life span.
    • The NP provides expert clinical care in managing the health needs of a variety of populations and applies further knowledge and decision making skills in assessment, diagnosis and clinical management.
    • Providing comprehensive patient care the NP is an integral member of the health care staff.
    • The NP provides leadership and actively participates in program development and evaluation, research and clinical teaching activities.
    • The NP participates in interdisciplinary collaboration to determine and regularly review local guidelines for drug prescription, distribution, monitoring, and record keeping ensuring consistency with provincial prescribing and distributing guidelines
    • Perform other related duties as assigned

     

    Required Competencies:

    Candidates are required to have the following competencies:

    ·       Adaptability

    ·       Dependability

    ·       Integrity/Ethics

    ·       Interpersonal skills

    ·       Job Knowledge

    ·       Productivity

    ·       Professionalism

    ·       Health Assessment

    ·       Diagnosis

    ·       Therapeutic Management

    ·       Health Promotion

    ·       Prevention of illness/injury

    ·       Clinical Practice

    ·       Collaboration

    ·       Consultation and Referral

    ·       Research

    ·       Leadership

    ·       Accountability

    Qualifications:

    • Master of Nursing or equivalent graduate degree with a focus on advanced clinical nursing practice
    • Minimum of 2 years recent experience as an NP in a relevant outpatient clinical setting and/or front line clinical work with preference for those working across the life span and in primary care setting such as Family Medicine required
    • Registration and in good standing with (CARNA) College & Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta or other Provincial nursing regulatory body
    • Eligible for licensure with CARNA as a Nurse Practitioner in the Family/All Ages Stream.
    • Completion of Trauma Nurse Core Course or other advanced clinical setting nursing skills preferred
    • Experience in a wide range of assessment, treatment and therapeutic interventions, health promotion, diagnostic procedures, and follow-up care in the community considered an asset
    • Able to submit a criminal record check for the vulnerable sector. This information is collected by authority of the Protection for Person in Care Act (Section 10(4).
    • CPR and ACLS required.
    • Class 5 driver’s license and able to submit a drivers abstract on request
    • Ability to speak, read and write Cree and Dene is an asset
    • Experience in a First Nations community is a definite asset

    Location:

    • Successful candidate will be required to live in (or relocate to) Fort McMurray, Alberta
    • Monday-Friday work week will be in Fort McKay, Alberta
    • This is not a fly-in-fly-out position

    Note: Depending on travel requirements, a valid driver’s license and a clean driver’s abstract may be required.

     

    Closing Date: Until Filled

    Please forward resume to:

    Attn: Human Resources

    Fort McKay First Nation

    P.O. Box 5360

    Fort McMurray, AB T9H 3G4

    E-mail: fmfnemployment@fortmckay.com

    Fax: (780)828-4680

     

    Please ensure you indicate the competition # 006-2018

    We appreciate the interest of all applicants; only those selected for interviews will be contacted

  • Social Worker – Competition #:04-2018

    JOB OPPORTUNITY

    Social Worker

    General Description:

    The Fort McKay First Nation (FMFN) is seeking a motivated and multitask-oriented individual who is flexible and works well in a team environment to fill the full-time temporary position of Social Worker, reporting directly to the Executive Director ,Health Governance and Administration. The Social Worker is responsible for conducting psychosocial assessments, diagnoses and therapeutic treatment plans. Social Worker plans and works with community members, families and the health care team for care of unwell members. Social Worker prepares the patient and family to manage patient discharge from hospitalization. Provide social support during illness, diagnosis, treatment, and/or life situation, including emotional, mental, and substance abuse disorders.

     

    The Social Worker will ensure that community members are provided care in accordance with policies, procedures, standards and regulations. Social worker acts as a friend providing support and guidance to enable community members to help themselves while maintaining a professional relationship with community members and families. This is a temporary full-time position and is based on seventy-five (75) hours bi-weekly.

     

    Duties:

    • Provide socio-psychiatric case history information, psychosocial assessment, and social work treatment plans of assigned community members.
    • Provide psychosocial support to patient and families affected by chronic, acute, or terminal illnesses, such as Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, or AIDS.
    • Advise family caregivers, counsel community members, and help plan for community members’ needs after discharge.
    • Develop treatment plans with community members that engage clients to take an active part in their own treatment.
    • Consult with doctors, therapists and medical professionals.
    • Direct community members to other areas of assistance as required, and help community members and their families finding services in the community.
    • Instruct other health care professionals of the patient’s situation to ensure seamless care. Provide mental health counselling to clients including both one-on-one counselling and group therapy as required.
    • Instruct patient’s families of the mental health conditions to strengthen their main support systems.
    • Explain the social aspects of mental disturbances to families and community agencies involved.
    • Maintain treatment records for each patient and prepare verbal and written reports and correspondence related to the work.
    • Develop and implement programs as assigned.
    • Work with other disciplines in diagnosing problems, formulating treatment plans, and evaluating progress.
    • Provide social work treatment in accordance with medical treatment plans and modify plans to meet therapeutic goals.
    • Assist ill community members’ in their continuing adjustment to the community and evaluate their need for further care and potential need of placements.
    • Maintains sustainable working relationships with community agencies
    • Attend scheduled department staff meetings.
    • Perform related work as assigned

     

    Qualifications Requirement:

    • Minimum 4 year Bachelor Degree in Social Work.
    • Master’s Degree in Social Work preferred.
    • Valid Social Work license or registration as required by the province.
    • Minimum 3 years of social work experience in a health care setting or social service agency with one of three years may be social work internship.
    • 2 years recent post-masters experience in a clinical setting preferred.
    • Excellent assessment, interviewing, and counselling skills.
    • Expertise in mental health and substance abuse areas preferred.
    • Knowledge of psychopathology and with range of therapeutic interventions including psychopharmocotherapy preferred.
    • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances require and must know when to refer a patient for further medical assessment.
    • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
    • Computer literacy, including effective working skills of MS Word, Excel and e-mail required.
    • Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times.
    • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment.
    • Able to work efficiently as part of a team as well as independently.
    • Good organizational, time management and prioritizing skills.
    • High level of sound and independent judgment, reasoning, and discretion
    • Strong morals and ethics, along with a commitment to staff privacy.
    • Ability to speak either Dene or Cree language an asset
    • A valid class 5 drivers’ license as travel will be necessary
    • Experience in First Nations community is a definite asset

     

    Required Skills:

    • Effective communication, motivational, and administrative skills.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills is a must.
    • Meticulous record keeping, report writing and observation skills.
    • Demonstrates ability to work effectively with employee groups and/or alone.
    • Demonstrated ability to use Conflict Resolution skills.
    • Ability to use office software programs such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Acting with professionalism and integrity.
    • Must work with a high degree of honesty and integrity.
    • Exceptional judgement, common sense and decision-making ability.

     

    Key Competencies:

    • Strong Interpersonal Skills
    • Adaptability
    • Dependability
    • Teamwork
    • Productivity
    • Integrity/Ethics
    • Computer Skills
    • Job Knowledge
    • Customer Focus
    • Communication
    • Energy & Stress
    • Quality Orientation
    • Problem Solving

     

    Location:

    • Successful candidate will be required to live in (or relocate to) Fort McMurray, Alberta
    • Monday-Friday work week will be in Fort McKay, Alberta
    • This is not a fly-in-fly-out position

     

    Note: Due to travel requirements, a valid driver’s licence and a clean driver’s abstract is required.

     

    Closing Date: Feb. 12, 2018

    Please forward resume to:

    Attn: Human Resources

    Fort McKay First Nation

    P.O. Box 5360

    Fort McMurray, AB T9H 3G4

    E-mail: fmfnemployment@fortmckay.com

    Fax: (780)828-4680

     

    Please ensure you indicate the job you are applying for Competition #: 04-2018

    We appreciate the interest of all applicants; only those selected for interviews will be contacted

  • Custodian – Riverside Care Facility & Health Centre – Competition #:033-2017

    JOB OPPORTUNITY

    Custodian – Riverside Care Facility & Health Centre

    General Description:

    The Fort McKay First Nation (FMFN) is seeking a motivated and multitask-oriented individual who is flexible and works well in a team environment to fill the full-time permanent position of Custodian, reporting directly to the Health Manager. The Custodian is responsible for performing custodial duties and other miscellaneous duties in order to ensure that the health care facility is maintained in a healthy, safe and sanitary manner. The incumbent will be responsible for cleaning assigned areas by washing furnishings, floors and equipment with special cleaning solutions and disinfectants to prevent the spread of disease and to ensure a clean environment throughout the facility. The Custodian will be required to use standardized health and safety procedures to deal with potentially hazardous materials and waste. This is a permanent full-time position and is based on seventy-five (75) hours bi-weekly

     

    Duties:

    • Clean patient rooms ensuring proper disinfectant procedures are followed
    • Clean common areas including waiting rooms, bathrooms, lobbies, office areas, etc.
    • Clean, disinfect and remove soiled linens
    • Remove trash ensuring hazardous items are disposed of properly
    • Wash and buff floors with floor polisher
    • Vacuum all carpeted areas and dust all furniture and fixtures
    • Replenish toilet tissue and soap as needed
    • Maintain outside grounds – remove snow, ice, and debris, spray and remove weeds, sweep and clean gutters
    • Water grass and flower beds and maintain sprinkling system
    • Clean, wash and disinfect drinking fountains
    • Report damages and acts of vandalism
    • Ensure cleaning materials and supplies are stored in a safe and orderly manner
    • Maintain an adequate supply of cleaning materials and supplies
    • Restock materials and supplies as needed
    • Make note of the need for equipment repairs
    • Monitor emergency generator function and orders refueling
    • Maintain and have a working knowledge of environmental safeguards
    • Monitor the need for equipment maintenance and repair
    • Prepare and set up rooms for meetings, parties, or various other activities and clean up after then event
    • Other related duties as assigned

     

    Qualifications Requirement:

    • High school diploma or equivalent required
    • One (1) year of previous custodial/janitorial experience
    • Highly motivated and able to work independently
    • Minimum two (2) years’ experience in the operation and maintenance of buildings
    • Ability to comprehend and communicate detailed instructions orally and in writing
    • Ability to multi-task and establish priorities
    • Strong communication and problem solving skills
    • Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times
    • First Aid skills and/or certificates are considered assets
    • Ability to speak either Dene or Cree language an asset
    • A valid class 5 drivers’ license as travel will be necessary
    • Experience in First Nations community is a definite asset

     

    Key Competencies:

    • Strong Interpersonal Skills
    • Adaptability
    • Dependability
    • Integrity/Ethics
    • Job Knowledge
    • Productivity
    • Computer Skills
    • Teamwork
    • Accountability
    • Adaptability
    • Communication
    • Critical Thinking
    • Planning and Organizing
    • Problem Solving
    • Service Orientation
    • Teamwork

     

    Location:

    • Successful candidate will be required to live in (or relocate to) Fort McMurray, Alberta
    • Monday-Friday work week will be in Fort McKay, Alberta
    • This is not a fly-in-fly-out position

     

    Note: Due to travel requirements, a valid driver’s license and a clean driver’s abstract is required.

    Closing Date: September 30, 2017
    Please forward resume to:
    Attn: Human Resources
    Fort McKay First Nation
    P.O. Box 5360 Fort McMurray, AB T9H 3G4
    E-mail: fmfnemployment@fortmckay.com
    Fax: (780)828-4680

    Please ensure you indicate the job you are applying for Competition #: 033-2017

    We appreciate the interest of all applicants; only those selected for interviews will be contacted