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  • Parks & Conservation Ranger, Sustainability – Competition #:0043-2017

    JOB OPPORTUNITY

    Parks & Conservation Ranger, Sustainability

    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 Parks & Conservation Ranger reporting directly to the Land & Park Lead. The ideal candidate will be committed and work diligently. The Parks & Conservation Ranger be responsible for the supervision of the Moose Lakes camp, Namur Lakes area, Fort McKay reserve lands, archeology sites areas, and the “Moose Lakes Special Management Zone”. The Parks and Conservation Ranger will also assist with the security of the Fort McKay community. Traveling between Fort McKay and Moose Lake will be necessary. This is a permanent full-time position, working seven days on, seven days off and is based on a seventy (70) hours weekly.

     

    Duties:

    • Gather resource data by taking inventories of fish and wildlife, collecting air, water and soil samples and/or assisting biologists in scientific research.
    • Patrol and monitor designated reserve areas and waterways including Moose Lake camp area and Namur Lakes area.
    • Record changes in the environment and collect data that can be used to document environmental impacts and changes.
    • Monitor Traditional Land Use.
    • Tend to air and water monitoring stations.
    • Manage the natural habitat using known habitat conservation and restoration techniques.
    • Educate park visitors and local community about the park, wildlife, environmental issues and facilitate effective educational opportunities and experiences for our schools.
    • Respond to wildlife conflicts that pose a public safety concern.
    • Record observations, enforce Fort McKay by-laws or report incidents outside of jurisdiction,
    • Respond to and report emergency situations including visitor injuries, fires and land and water rescues,
    • Enforce Fort McKay community by-laws and create awareness within the park
    • Investigate damage and complaints and remove violators from the camps and/or reserve area with the cooperation of the RCMP, as required,
    • Work with the RCMP and with the Fish and Wildlife office as required.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned

     

    Required Competencies:

    Candidates are required to have the following competencies:

    • Public relations and communication.
    • Resource management.
    • Demonstrates an active interest in promoting safety consciousness.
    • Bear and animal safety, and wildlife awareness.
    • Facility management.
    • Equipment operation and maintenance.
    • Demonstrated ability to use conflict resolution skills.
    • Computer skills with ability to use Word, Excel and PowerPoint software.
    • Leadership and teamwork.
    • Boat / canoe skills, safety, and competency.
    • Quad / ATV skills, safety, and competency.
    • Basic scientific data collections skills, interpretation and reporting.
    • Basic understanding of the Indian Act.
    • Able to work within and with an Aboriginal community and its members.
    • Integrity, ethics and professionalism.
    • Basic understanding of archeology and the history of Aboriginal Peoples.
    • Understanding of Aboriginal and Treaty Rights (includes the Metis peoples).

     

    Qualifications:

    • Experience working in the parks systems or outdoor environment.
    • Able to read and write
    • Experience working and living in an outdoor setting is an asset (such as Hunter, Trapper, or someone with knowledge of the traditional territory)
    • Experience with environmental monitoring is an asset.
    • Valid Class 5 Drivers License
    • Valid First Aid and CPR
    • Criminal Record Check
    • Experience in a First Nations community is a definite asset
    • Ability to speak Cree or Dene is an asset

     

    Further training and certifications may be required for the position and would be considered an asset to this position if already obtained.

     

    Closing Date: November 13, 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 #: 0043-2017

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

  • Security Officer – LTC & Elders Center – Competition #:035-2017

    JOB OPPORTUNITY

    Security Officer – LTC & Elders Center

    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 Security Officer, reporting directly to the Elders Services Manager. The Security Officer is responsible for monitoring and maintaining a safe and secure environment for the community of Fort McKay by patrolling and monitoring the facilities such as Long- Term Care and Elders Center. The Security Officer will inspect properties for security breaches, maintenance problems, fire and building hazards, etc., and to ensure the overall safety and security of people, property and information within Fort McKay First Nation.This is a part-time position and is based on twenty-five (25) hours bi-weekly

     

    Duties:

    • Protecting patients, members of the public, LTC & Elders Centre staff, as well as their belongings and FMFN assets.
    • Controlling access to the facilities; orienting visitors to their destinations and assisting the general public and LTC & Elders Centre staff as required
    • Discouraging, detecting and reporting unauthorized activity
    • Patrolling, monitoring, and reporting on all areas of the facilities, including parking areas
    • Ensuring that entries, emergency exits, corridors and stairwells are free from obstacles
    • Maintaining order of the general public within LTC & Elders Centre facilities, including traffic control of vehicles in parking areas.
    • Ensuring that entrances are kept clear of vehicles, and that restricted areas and fire lanes are kept open at all times
    • Escorting out of the facility any non-authorized individuals, or any individual(s) posing a threat
    • Monitoring and responding to alarms (i.e. intrusion and fire)
    • Responding to assist with emergencies, including fire, evacuation, cardiac arrest, violent person, missing person, threat, loss of critical systems, hazardous material release, medical assistance, etc
    • Enforcing patient visiting hours, and other rules such as the non-smoking policy
    • Effectively monitoring aggressive/high risk patients; providing escorts for high risk patients to ensure staff safety
    • Performing facility lock up and opening procedures
    • Operating video surveillance equipment to supervise activity within a facility
    • Ensuring you understand and adhere to your post orders and standing operating procedures
    • Other related duties as assigned

     

    Qualification Requirements:

    • Minimum High School Diploma
    • Post-Secondary education is a definite asset
    • Ability to pass a criminal record check
    • Must be able to provide a clean driver’s abstract.
    • Must have a valid Alberta Security Guard License
    • Valid Class 5 Driver’s 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, and walking intervals
    • Ability to operate security equipment / systems, camera recording systems, computers and radios
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills is a must
    • Record keeping, report writing and observation skills
    • Demonstrated ability to use Conflict Resolution skills
    • Provides excellent customer service
    • Must work with a high degree of honesty and integrity
    • Ability to speak, read and write Cree and Dene is an asset
    • Experience in a First Nations community is a definite asset

     

    Key Competencies:

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

     

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

    Closing Date: September 14, 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 #: 035-2017

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

  • Building Maintenance Worker – Competition #:034-2017

    JOB OPPORTUNITY

    Building Maintenance Worker – LTC

    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 Worker, reporting directly to the Senior Services Manager. The Building Maintenance Worker 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, 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 #: 034-2017

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

  • Custodian – LTC – Competition #:033-2017

    JOB OPPORTUNITY

    Custodian – LTC

    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 Senior Services 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

  • File Clerk – Long Term Care Facility – Competition #:032-2017

    JOB OPPORTUNITY

    File Clerk – Long Term 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 File Clerk, reporting directly to the Elders Services Manager. The File Clerk is responsible for maintaining medical records in accordance with FMFN records keeping policies. The File Clerk will offer administrative support to the LTC facilities. This is a permanent full-time position and is based on seventy-five (75) hours bi-weekly

     

    Duties:

    • Schedule and confirm medical appointments and receive and communicate messages for medical staff and patients
    • Enter and format electronically based medical reports and correspondence and prepare spreadsheets and documents for review
    • Interview patients in order to complete forms, documents and case histories
    • Complete insurance and other claim forms
    • Initiate and maintain confidential medical files and records
    • Prepare draft agendas for meetings and take, transcribe and distribute minutes
    • Prepare financial statements and billing
    • Establish and maintain various internal office administrative support procedures such as document tracking and filing and monthly reporting
    • Order supplies and maintain inventory
    • Determine and establish office procedures and routines
    • May supervise and train other staff in procedures and in use of current software.
    • Other related duties as assigned

     

    Employment requirements

    • Completion of a High School Diploma
    • Completion of a one- or two-year college program or other specialized courses for secretaries or medical secretaries is usually required
    • Ability to read, write and comprehend English; ability to follow oral and written instruction.
    • Ability to work with supervisors, co-workers and facility staff in the performance of duties.
    • Must be knowledgeable of medical terminology
    • 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
    • Verbal and written communication skills
    • Customer service orientation
    • Information management
    • Organizing and planning

     

    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 #: 032-2017

    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- LTC X3

    General Description:

    The Fort McKay First Nation (FMFN) is seeking a motivated and Licensed Practical Nurse, reporting directly to the Senior Services 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 LTC facility. 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, 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 #: 031-2017

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

  • Cook`s Helper – Competition #:030-2017

    JOB OPPORTUNITY

    Cook`s Helper  X2

    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 Cook`s Helper, reporting directly to the Senior Services Manager. The Cook`s Helper, is responsible helping with the preparation of food in a timely, efficient, sanitary and consistent manner to be used by the Cooks for meal completion. The Cook`s Helper must be prepared to work early and late hours in a high-pressure work environment, being efficient and knowledgeable about food preparation needs. The Cook`s Helper must work as a team member in a dynamic workplace, follow all safety procedures, and have a high threshold for heat in a kitchen environment. The Cook`s Helper performs a variety of food preparation duties other than cooking, such as chopping ingredients, separating portions, weighing cuts, preparing cold foods and shellfish, slicing meat , preparing needed pre baked goods and making salads. This is a permanent full-time position and is based on seventy-five (75) hours bi-weekly

     

    Duties:

    • Clean work areas, equipment, utensils, dishes, and silverware.
    • Store food in designated containers and storage areas for easy access.
    • Prepare a variety of ingredients, sauces, baked goods based on the Cook orders.
    • Inform supervisors when supplies are getting low or equipment is not working properly.
    • Weigh and measure ingredients and portions.
    • Wash, peel and/or cut various foods to prepare for cooking or serving.
    • Receive and store food supplies, equipment, and utensils in refrigerators, cupboards, and other storage areas.
    • Stock cupboards and refrigerators.
    • Remove trash and clean kitchen garbage containers.
    • Carry food supplies, equipment, and utensils to and from storage and work areas.
    • Make special dressings and sauces.
    • Prepare baked goods and bread.
    • Chop ingredients for meal preparation following the Cook`s instructions.
    • Use manual and/or electric appliances to clean, peel, slice, and trim foods.
    • Stir and strain soups and sauces.
    • Keep records of the quantities of food used.
    • Butcher and clean fowl, fish, poultry, and shellfish to prepare for cooking or serving.
    • Cut, slice and/or grind meat, poultry, and seafood to prepare for cooking.
    • Mix ingredients for green salads, molded fruit salads, vegetable salads, and pasta salads.
    • Ensuring all leftover ingredients, sauces, baked goods are disposed of appropriately.
    • Perform other duties as necessary.

     

    Qualifications Requirement:

    • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
    • Professional diploma or food services management preferred.
    • Minimum 1 year of kitchen experience preferred.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of food and catering trends, quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation required.
    • Knowledge of methods and procedures for serving food, principles of sanitation, and principles of safe food handling required.
    • Must be free of diseases that may be transmitted in the performance of job responsibilities.
    • Legally able to work in Canada.
    • Ability to lift up to 50lb.
    • Effective communication skills.
    • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment.
    • Superior time management skills, multitasking skills, and the ability to prioritize tasks with minimal supervision.
    • 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

     

    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 #: 030-2017

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

  • Cook – Competition #:029-2017

    JOB OPPORTUNITY

    Cook

    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 Cook, reporting directly to the Senior Services Manager. The Cook facilitates the timely and accurate production of meal deliveries that meet general and individual dietary requirements. The Cook follows requirements provided by doctor`s dietary recommendations and as well as individual health needs. The Cook adheres to all policies and regulations for safety, hygiene and facility food preparation guidelines The Cook will offer guidance to Cook`s Helpers and assign duties to help within the meal preparation area .This is a permanent full-time position and is based on seventy-five (75) hours bi-weekly

     

    Duties:

    • Ensure all menu items are prepared and served according to departmental policies and procedures.
    • Assure that the presentation of all menu items adhere to established standards.
    • Prepare meals on menus and based on nutritional programs and individual plans.
    • Ensure the quality of meals in regards to taste, presentation and dietary requirements established by the dietician/nutritionist.
    • Ensure quality and safety of food by performing standard and any additional sanitary measures including sweeping of the floors, cleaning of surfaces, as well as proper covering and storage of food items according to standards and procedures.
    • Work at efficient and consistent pace to ensure timely preparation of all meals.
    • Ensure that each patient/client receives meals corresponding to their dietary requirements.
    • Utilize kitchen equipment during food preparation.
    • Stay productive at all times and prepare for future needs as time allows.
    • Demonstrate flexibility and volunteer to fill open shifts as required by variations in staffing.
    • Follow proper reporting procedures for accidents and incidents to ensure follow-up and prevention.
    • Adhere to all regulations including blood borne pathogens, infection control, use of hazardous materials and fire safety.
    • Assure that all food and other departmental supplies are ordered and received in a timely manner so that adequate inventory levels are maintained to support volume or anticipated volume.
    • Serve food in the proper portion size and at the proper temperature.
    • Report any infraction in the food services department policies and procedures.
    • Perform other related duties as required

     

    Qualifications Requirement:

    • Professional diploma or food services management experience required.
    • Minimum 1 year of cooking experience required.
    • Working experience in the healthcare industry preferred.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of food and catering trends, quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation required.
    • Knowledge of methods and procedures for serving food, principles of sanitation, and principles of safe food handling required.
    • Must be free of diseases that may be transmitted in the performance of job responsibilities.
    • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment.
    • Superior time management skills, multitasking skills, and the ability to prioritize tasks with minimal supervision.
    • 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
    • Customer Focus
    • Communication
    • Energy & Stress
    • Team Work
    • Quality Orientation
    • Problem Solving
    • Accountability and Dependability
    • Operating Equipment
    • Ethics and Integrity

     

    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 #: 029-2017

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

  • Home Care Aide – Competition #:007-2017

    JOB OPPORTUNITY

    Home Care Aide

    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 position of Home Care Aide, reporting directly to the Fort McKay Long-term Care Advisor.The Home Care Aide will be responsible for providing personal care and companionship for seniors, persons with disabilities and convalescent clients. Care is provided within the client’s residence or long term care facility. This is a fulltime/part-time position with hours that vary based on client needs.

     

    Duties:

    • Provide care and companionship for individuals and families during periods of incapacitation, convalescence or family disruption
    • Administer bedside and personal care to clients such as aid in ambulation, bathing, personal hygiene, and dressing and undressing
    • Escort clients to medical appointments if and when necessary
    • Plan and prepare meals and special diets, and feed or assist in feeding clients
    • May perform routine health-related duties such as changing non-sterile dressings only if certified as a Health Care Aide and upon supervision from a Registered Nurse
    • Assist with the administration of medications and collecting specimens under the general direction of home care supervisor or nurse only if certified as a Health Care Aide
    • Follow Health and Safety principles in delivering care to clients in the community, work effectively and cooperatively with others
    • May perform routine housekeeping duties such as laundry, washing dishes , making beds and other related duties

     

    Required Competencies:

    Candidates are required to have the following competencies:

    • Adaptability
    • Dependability
    • Integrity/Ethics
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Job Knowledge
    • Productivity
    • Patient/ Client Safety
    • Health & Healing
    • Plan for care
    • Communication
    • Responsibility
    • Accountability
    • Team work
    • First Aid & CPR
    • Aboriginal Cultural Awareness

     

    Qualifications:

    • Completion of a HCA Certificate from an Accredited College/Program is definitely an asset and is definitely required for work in the Long Term Care facility and must be produced upon hire
    • College or other courses in home support may be required.
    • Experience in care of the elderly, care of persons with disabilities, convalescent care or in a related field is an asset
    • Equivalent experience/education will be considered.
    • Previous experience in the health care field and working with older or chronically ill individuals
    • A valid driver’s license is required
    • Able to submit a Criminal Record check
    • Ability to speak, read and write Cree and Dene is an asset
    • Experience in a First Nations community is a definite asset

     

    Note: Depending on travel requirements, a valid driver’s license and a clean driver’s abstract may 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 Competition #: 007-2017

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

  • Community Engagement Specialist – Competition #:026-2017

    JOB OPPORTUNITY

    Community Engagement Specialist

    General Description:

    The Fort McKay First Nation (FMFN) is seeking a motivated and multitask-oriented individual who works with little supervision and is flexible and works well in a team environment to fill the full-time permanent position of Community Engagement Specialist, reporting directly to the Fort McKay Manager, Community Development. The Community Engagement Specialist will be responsible for facilitating two-way, face-to-face dialogue with the people of Fort McKay to increase awareness of the Sustainability Department’s mandate and results. This will include an understanding of the activities of the oil sands industry and its benefits and impacts on the community, the reserve and traditional lands of Fort McKay. The Community Engagement Specialist position works both in a typical office environment and within a community setting. This position will involve some travel and some evening and weekend hours due to meetings and special events and overtime will be compensated for as time in lieu.This is a permanent full-time position and is based on seventy-five (75) hours bi-weekly.

     

    Duties:

    • Engage and liaise with community members, school, industry representatives, community-based agencies within Fort McKay First Nation and Métis Nation to identify best practices for engaging and building understanding and awareness
    • Under the supervision of the Manager, Community Development, support the design of engagement methods appropriate to various community members and groups that will enhance dialogue and increase awareness and understanding of the department and industrial development, including industry’s current and future plans and activities
    • Work with school and students to create interest in careers and to build awareness concerning oil sands development (participate in school career fair, science fairs and presentations in classes about the department’s work; attend community development meetings to keep aware of community activities; and represent the department on internal committees like Treaty Days)
    • Develop and maintain a high profile within the community so the position is recognized as a key contact for the community in matters related to the mandate of the Sustainability Department. (Attend community functions, maintain high visibility at Elders Center, attend trappers meetings, etc.)
    • Develop and maintain knowledge regarding the community’s ideas and concerns related to oil sands development and understand how the community wants impacts addressed (mitigation, compensation, accommodation, etc.).
    • Evaluate the effectiveness of the community liaison strategies, on an ongoing basis, and modify strategies as needed
    • Coordinate all Focus Group meetings-prepare schedule, coordinate planning, and other logistics ,making sure all community consultation and engagement arrangements are complete
    • Work with industry Stakeholder Relations staff to organize Community Advisory Group activities and report on the outcomes of these meetings to the Manager, Community Development
    • Provide support to industry staff in coordinating industry activities that require Fort McKay members’ participation. Providing community awareness and logistic planning is key to ensuring task is effectively undertaken.
    • Recruit, supervise and work with community volunteers/community workers to engage the community in dialogue and make presentations to community and external audiences
    • As required, build PowerPoint presentations for the department
    • Working with the First Nation’s Communications Department , provide content and direction on stories for Red River Current and other community public documents
    • Provide reports related to this position as required
    • Other duties as assigned

     

    Required Competencies:

    Candidates are required to have the following competencies:

    • Adaptability
    • Dependability
    • Integrity/Ethics
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Job Knowledge
    • Productivity
    • Business Acumen
    • Client focus
    • Computer skills
    • Team work
    • Problem Solving
    • Managing for results
    • Community Awareness
    • Tactical Communications
    • Relationship Development
    • Conflict resolution
    • Decision making
    • Able to use diplomacy

     

    Qualifications:

    • A combination of education and work experience in Aboriginal Relations is an asset
    • Minimum 5 years’ experience working in the area of community relations, community development or education
    • Diploma or degree in Adult Education, Community Relations, Community Development or equivalent courses
    • Minimum 5 years working with indigenous peoples or Native Canadians
    • 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

     

    Closing Date: July 21, 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 #: 026-2017

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

  • Medical Transportation Coordinator – Competition #:023-2017

    JOB OPPORTUNITY

    Medical Transportation 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 permanent full-time position of Medical Transportation Coordinator reporting directly to the Executive Director, Health, Governance & Administration. Working under the supervision of the Health Director the Medical Transportation Coordinator is responsible for planning, organizing and coordinating medical related trips to various locations outside of Fort McKay.  This is a permanent full-time position and is based on seventy-five (75) hours bi-weekly.

     

    Duties:

    • Establish and maintain a professional relationship with FNIHB NIHB regarding medical trips including policy and procedure guidelines and requirements
    • Complete and manage forms/waivers/warrants etc. required by outside/inside transportation trips
    • Check on referrals made to facilities outside contribution agreement areas
    • Maintain and coordinate daily appointment books in a highly organized and efficient manner
    • Compile and maintain a filing system for all transportation forms, scheduled appointments, referrals, and other information regarding transportation
    • Maintain access to and be familiar with the completion of all FNIHB (First Nations and Inuit Health Branch) and NIHB (Non-insured health benefits for First Nations and Inuit) reimbursement forms/procedures
    • Prepare and submit reporting forms as required to FNIHB, NIHB and local Health Services Department as requested/required – month end, quarterly and annual reports/statistics as requested
    • Coordinate medical trips in cooperation with Doctors, Nurses, CHR other Health Professionals
    • Oversee the scheduling and coordination of Medical Drivers including maintaining regular contact
    • Contact clients regarding appointments and pick up/drop off times
    • Investigate problems and complaints and mitigate as needed. Respond in a way that results in appropriate complaint resolution including writing reports and making recommendations to resolve any current or potential issues
    • Collaborate with the Fleet Coordinator in ensuring driver abstract and license is up to date and vehicle maintenance is regularly maintained
    • Willing and able to operate medical vehicle when necessary
    • Aware of and adhere to all security and operational procedures

     

    Qualifications and Education Requirements:

    • Grade 12 or equivalent, or completed course in Community Health or Health related field
    • Valid Driver’s License
    • Minimum three years’ experience in the community health field
    • Education or experience in the administration or management would be an asset
    • Knowledge of Fort McKay First Nations culture, government, language and community dynamics is considered and asset
    • Current Basic Life Support certification and First Aid/CPR

     

    Skills:

    • Must be professional, punctual, reliable and able to work collaboratively with local health staff and other professionals
    • Computer experience with Microsoft word, Excel and Lotus is an asset
    • Proficiency communicating with the public
    • Able to perform administrative tasks like filling and answering phones
    • Aware of the importance of confidentiality and be willing to sign a confidentiality agreement

     

    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: July 14, 2017
    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 Competition #: 023-2017

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

  • Community Health Representative – Competition #:24-2017

    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 part-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

     

    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: July 14, 2017
    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 Competition #: 24-2017

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

  • Social Worker – Competition #:20-2017

    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 license and a clean driver’s abstract is required.

     

    Closing Date: September 06,2017
    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 #: 20-2017

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

  • Communications Manager

    JOB OPPORTUNITY

    *Temporary

    Communications Manager

    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 Communications Manager reporting directly to the Executive Director, Administration, Governance and Health. Communications Manager administers strategic communications planning support to the CEO and Chief & Council. This includes working with other senior management team and departments to meet communications deliverables, including the coordination of events, advertising and promotional materials.

     

    The Communications Manager is responsible for developing strategies and programs as they relate to corporate communications in support of the delivery of a wide range of Fort McKay First Nation (FMFN) services. The incumbent will also be responsible for key message development, public information, corporate image and visibility, media relations. The manager will lead the strategic development and execution of all offline and online communication channels to promote FMFN activities and initiatives.

     

     

    This is a temporary full-time position and is based on seventy-five (75) hours bi-weekly, with a 3-6 months contract .Flexibility to perform work assignments extending to beyond the standard work week including evenings and weekends may be required from time to time.

     

    Duties:

     

    1. Public Relations

     

    • Coordinates FMFN workshops, conferences, meetings, ceremonies and other events for publicity and information purposes.
    • Maintains a working relationship with FMFN Chief and Council with regards to the preparation of communications‐related products for the community.
    • Public relations, including development of key messaging and media tracking
    • Develop and drive the communications strategies, plans and execution for FMFN.
    • Provide strategic communications planning and advice to the Chief and Council, senior management and the organization
    • Speech writing for senior executives, including developing strategic context and content necessary to brief and manage external resources effectively.
    • Manages all Senior Management and CEO messaging. Provides counsel to CEO and senior management on internal and external communications issues and opportunities.
    • Articulation of media, public and community relations strategies that position FMFN as an innovative Band in Canada. This includes speaking engagements and interviews for the Chief and Council, CEO, other senior management members as well as community members
    • Managing a small team responsible and accountable for specific areas of communications; serves as chief spokesperson for the organization.
    • Establishing communication processes that ensure all internal and external communications effectively enhance FMFN perceptions; acts as chief editor and brand protector for all communications.
    • Oversee effective management and continuous improvement of internal communications vehicles e.g. Newsletters, Intranets etc. and ensure that vehicles have high-impact.
    • Develop and implement a communications strategic plan and yearly operational plan that supports the portfolios’ strategic priorities.

     

    1. Media Relations and Publications

     

    • Implementing FMFN’s media plan and building relationships with key media, assessing media coverage and preparing letters to the editor.
    • At the direction of the executive director responds to media enquiries
    • Develop, implement and measure effectiveness of all communications strategies and tactics, including paid media (advertising and promotion), owned media and earned media (journalism).
    • Responsibility for community events that reinforce FMFN’s position as a community leader
    • Maintain and enhance online communications and manage social media for all FMFN-related websites
    • Researches, Prepares and distributes media‐related materials, including media releases and backgrounders.
    • Assists in all aspects of FMFN’s in-house publications such as the “Red River Current”, etc.
    • Managing all aspects (editorial, production, design) of the Annual Report
    • Media relations, including press releases and media training

     

    1. Corporate Image and Visibility

     

    • Researches new and collect existing documentation relevant to advancing communications efforts, issues and concerns for FMFN
    • Develop brand awareness and visibility strategies
    • Accountable for corporate social responsibility strategic development
    • Evaluates the impact of communications products and activities by means of mechanisms and consultations with in-house and external clients.
    • Distribution of communications‐related items to Fort McKay.

     

    Qualifications Requirement:

     

    • Degree or Diploma in Public or Media relations, Corporate Communications, Journalism or related field or equivalent work experience.
    • Minimum ten years relevant work experience
    • Knowledge of local, regional, national current events and politics.
    • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and ability to work as a team player to effectively interact with FMFN employees, community members, media, industry partners, and government agencies.
    • Exceptional organizational and time‐management skills and ability to meet strict deadlines.
    • Self‐motivated and ability to work with minimal supervision.
    • Knowledge of First Nation and Aboriginal culture and tradition an asset.
    • Awareness and sensitivity to realities of First Nation people and communities an asset.
    • Ability to speak either Dene or Cree language an asset.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Power-point, Excel, Internet, Media Monitoring Software, and other public relations tools
    • Some travel will be required (i.e. trade shows, events, meetings, training)
    • Some experience working in an Aboriginal organization, is an asset
    • Knowledge of First Nation and Aboriginal culture and tradition an asset.
    • A valid class 5 drivers’ license as travel will be necessary

     

    Key Competencies:

     

    • Event Planning & Management
    • Investor relations,
    • Corporate governance
    • Strategic thinking,
    • Business partnering
    • Presentation skills.
    • Web and print design
    • Writing, editing, speaking
    • Developing communications(Print & electronic media)
    • Organizational
    • Adaptability
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Dependability
    • Integrity/Ethics
    • Job Knowledge
    • Productivity
    • Creativity/Innovation
    • Decision Making/Judgment
    • Internet Savvy
    • Results Focus
    • Vision and Values

     

    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: Jun3 30, 2017

    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

     

    Communications Manager

     

    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

     

     

  • Home Care Aide – Competition #: 007-2017

    JOB OPPORTUNITY

    Home Care Aide

     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 fulltime position of Home Care Aide, reporting directly to the Fort McKay Long-term Care Facility Coordinator.The Home Care Aide will be responsible for providing personal care and companionship for seniors, persons with disabilities and convalescent clients. Care is provided within the client’s residence or long term care facility. This is a fulltime/part-time position with hours that vary based on client needs.

    Duties:

    • Provide care and companionship for individuals and families during periods of incapacitation, convalescence or family disruption
    • Administer bedside and personal care to clients such as aid in ambulation, bathing, personal hygiene, and dressing and undressing
    • Escort clients to medical appointments if and when necessary
    • Plan and prepare meals and special diets, and feed or assist in feeding clients
    • May perform routine health-related duties such as changing non-sterile dressings only if certified as a Health Care Aide and upon supervision from a Registered Nurse
    • Assist with the administration of medications and collecting specimens under the general direction of home care agency supervisor or nurse only if certified as a Health Care Aide
    • Follow Health and Safety principles in delivering care to clients in the community, work effectively and cooperatively with others
    • May perform routine housekeeping duties such as laundry, washing dishes and making beds
    • Perform other related duties as assigned
    • 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

    ·         Patient/ Client Safety

    ·         Health & Healing

    ·         Plan for care

    ·         Communication

    ·         Responsibility

    ·         Accountability

    ·         Team work

    ·         First Aid & CPR

    ·         Aboriginal Cultural Awareness

    Qualifications:

    • Completion of a HCA Certificate from an Accredited College/Program is definitely an asset and is definitely required for work in the Long Term Care facility and must be produced upon hire
    • College or other courses in home support may be
    • Experience in care of the elderly, care of persons with disabilities, convalescent care or in a related field is an asset
    • Equivalent experience/education will be
    • Previous experience in the health care field and work with older or chronically ill individuals is desirable.
    • A valid driver’s license is required
    • Able to submit a Criminal Record check
    • Ability to speak, read and write Cree and Dene is an asset
    • Experience in a First Nations community is a definite asset

     
    Note: Depending on travel requirements, a valid driver’s license and a clean driver’s abstract may 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 competition # you are applying for competition #: 007-2017

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

  • Marketing & Communications Co-ordinator – Competition #: 003-2017

    JOB OPPORTUNITY

    Marketing & Communications Co-ordinator

    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 Marketing & Communications Coordinator reporting directly to the Communications Director. The Marketing & Communications Coordinator is responsible for developing, leading and supporting a variety of communications and marketing strategies for FMFN. This is a permanent full-time position and is based on seventy-five (75) hours bi-weekly

    Duties:

    • Ensure the FMFN website content is accurate and up to date
    • Plans meetings and trade shows by identifying, assembling, and coordinating requirements; establishing contacts; developing schedules and assignments; coordinating mailing lists
    • Assist in the distribution of the Red River Current newsletter to community members and between all FMFN facilities in the community
    • Generating story ideas and content for the Red River Current newsletter
    • Assists in conveying information to community members, stakeholders etc. as needed and/or assigned ensuring correct timely information is distributed
    • Assists with the coordination and facilitation of special events, meetings, and activities
    • Development of promotional marketing materials
    • Actively ensure branding is consistent on all FMFN products and material
    • Taking a lead role in developing FMFN’s online presence via other media venues
    • Accompanying photographers and videographers in the community if required
    • Creating press kits and packets as needed
    • Assisting with the creation and distribution of press releases
    • Provide media relations support to program staff as required
    • Develop, organize and maintain Fort McKay First Nation photography archive
    • Registration, coordination and maintenance of calendar for Chief & Council and Executive (events, special visits, golf tournaments )
    • Emailing important reminders and updates as required
    • Develops a strategy to increase brand awareness and integrates with the marketing
    • Researches content, writes and edits internal and external communication for FMFN
    • Coordinates advertising buys and production of marketing
    • Develops and supports social media functions (Facebook, twitter, LinkedIn, )
    • Perform other related duties as assigned

     

    Qualifications Requirement:

    • Degree in Marketing, Communications or a related discipline and at least three to five years’ experience in a marketing position, or an equivalent combination of training, education and experience.
    • Experience working in supporting sales functions in the not-for-profit or commercial venue business
    • Some experience working in an aboriginal organization preferred
    • Knowledge of First Nation and Aboriginal culture and tradition an
    • Awareness and sensitivity to realities of First Nation people and communities an asset
    • Ability to speak either Dene or Cree language an asset
    • A valid class 5 drivers’ license as travel will be necessary

     

    Required Competencies:

    Candidates are required to have the following competencies:

    ·         Adaptability

    ·         Dependability

    ·         Integrity/Ethics

    ·         Interpersonal skills

    ·         Job Knowledge

    ·         Productivity

    ·         Self-Motivated

    ·         Detail-Orientated

    ·         Energetic

    ·         Highly organized

    ·         Interest in media

    ·         Communications

    ·         Skilled Writer

    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 Competition #: 003-2017

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