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  • Lands and Leasing Co-ordinator: Competition #:10-2017

    Lands and Leasing 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 Lands and Leasing Co-ordinator, reporting directly to the Senior Manager Business Development. The Lands and Leasing Manager administers commercial real estate and ground leases and other property agreements in the FMFN Commercial Real Estate portfolio.
    This position collects, analyzes, manages, and presents financial data related to commercial real estate ground leases within the Fort McKay Industrial Park and all Land owned by FMFN.
    This is a permanent full-time position and is based on seventy-five (75) hours bi-weekly. 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. Lands
     Receive and review applications for access and land use activities to FMFN lands such as quarries, road construction, environmental monitoring uses, and business ventures. Negotiating terms and conditions of land use activities by applicants, and monitoring activities to ensure compliance with terms and conditions of approved use
     Participate in asset monitoring, commercial and institutional facilities, community infrastructure (utilities) on reserve and Traditional Territory lands for insurance purposes
     When requested, prepare and present information at Chief and Council meetings, forums, conferences, and other functions
     Respond to consultation requests from Federal and Provincial territorial government for proposed legislative amendments such as in the Municipal Government Act, Indigenous and North Affairs Canada (INAC) Land Management Manual and related Indian Act amendments
     Participate in related government and non-governmental committees and boards as required
     Support and manage mapping and legal description requests
     Assist leadership with land acquisition negotiations
     Work directly with the local municipality on any lands/leasing related activities within the hamlet
     Support and manage INAC’s process for changes respecting the Treaty Land Entitlement (TLE), land designations and Additions-To-Reserve (ATR)
     Support and manage the band’s process for changes respecting entering into a formal land regime (ie: First Nations Land Management Act (FNLMA) or Reserve Land Environment Management Program (RLEMP)
     Work closely with Fort McKay’s Sustainability department to ensure that they are aware of any environmental concerns respecting new business ventures for the band or its members
     Practice fiscal responsibility by preparing Lands budget for submission to supervisor for inclusion into departmental budget
    2. Leasing

  • Business Analyst: Competition #: 008-2017

    Business Analyst
    General Description:
    The Fort McKay First Nation (FMFN) is seeking a motivated and analytical individual who is flexible and works well in a team environment to fill the full-time permanent position of Business Analyst, reporting directly to the Senior Manager of Business Development.
    This is an important role within the Business Development Department. The department fulfills the following four main activities for FMFN: managing a portfolio of 9 FMFN owned companies, forming new companies and investments, negotiating agreements with industry, and implementing agreements with industry.
    This role will be to play a key role in the department’s four activities by working with the Senior Manager and CEO, Business Development to meet the department’s objectives. The position will be responsible for their own projects as well as supporting on larger ones. They must be able to quickly and easily collect and analyze information and then provide recommendations to FMFN’s executive team. The role will also play a key role in the growth and expansion of FMFN’s business and investment portfolio. The individual must be able to work well under pressure and meet or exceed revenue targets which have been set for them.
    This is a permanent full-time position and is based on seventy-five (75) hours bi-weekly. 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. Business Analysis: 50%
     Evaluate new business and investment opportunities which are pitched to the Nation and make a recommendation to the executive team on whether or not to proceed
     Evaluate and provide recommendations of the services and products provided by the FMFN’s portfolio companies and identify how they can better align with customer’s needs. Provide recommendations for doing business
     Identify new products or services which can be provided by the FMFN’s portfolio companies
     Identify new companies which can be formed by the Nation to capture market opportunities
     Identify new revenue generating investment opportunities for the FMFN
     Provide financial analysis of the Nation’s portfolio companies as well as contracts, customer and markets
    2. Business Development: 20%
     Evaluate new business opportunities which are presented to the Nation and make a recommendation to the executive team on whether or not to proceed
     Oversee the process of forming new companies from due diligence through to startup
     Oversee new investments from due diligence through to capital deployment
     Facilitate the revenue growth of the Nation’s business portfolio companies through seeking out and obtaining new contracts
     Work with the co-owners in the Nation’s business portfolio to continuously grow and improve the shared companies

  • Business Administration Assistant: Competition #: 009-2017

    Business Administration Assistant
    General Description:
    The Fort McKay First Nation (FMFN) is seeking a motivated and detail orientated individual who is flexible and works well in a team environment to fill the full-time permanent position of Business Administration Assistant, reporting directly to the Senior Manager of Business Development.
    This is an important role within the Business Development Department. The Department fulfills the following four main activities for the Nation: managing a portfolio of 9 Nation owned companies, forming new companies and investments, negotiating agreements with industry, and implementing agreements with industry.
    This role will be to support the Department’s senior staff in these four activities by providing administrative and analytical support. This position collects, analyzes and manages information to ensure that all Departmental projects are moving forward effectively. The role is also the primary caretaker of business component of the Nation’s Long Term Sustainability Agreements (LTSAs) with industry.
    This is a permanent full-time position and is based on seventy-five (75) hours bi-weekly. 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. Document Management: 20%
     Keep very detailed and well organized records of all of the Department’s business activities. Records includes but are not limited to: budgets, business and investment proposals, financial documents, legal documents, business plans, briefing notes, LTSAs, meeting notes etc.
     Responsible for assisting in creating and completing these documents so that they provide a complete picture of their respective projects
     Ensure all documents are organized in a database and easily accessible to the Department
    2. Scheduling: 10%
     Scheduling quarterly Board meetings for the Nation’s portfolio companies
     Scheduling quarterly LTSA meetings between the Nation and industry business representatives
     Scheduling monthly business update meetings with Chief & Council
     Scheduling key business meetings for the Business Department as required
    3. Contract Management: 50%
    LTSAs
     Develop in depth knowledge of the legal commitments in all Agreements and their practical application
     Track and measure the implementation of these Agreements on a day-to-day level to ensure both legal and practical application is being fulfilled
     Identify and resolve lapses in compliant implementation in a timely and effective manor
     Coordinate and compile monthly, quarterly and annual reports from Business Committees

  • 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

  • Office Coordinator – Competition #: 026-2016

    JOB OPPORTUNITY

    Office 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 Office Coordinator, with reporting directly to the Executive Director of Health, Governance and Administration. The Office Coordinator is responsible on a daily basis for ensuring the smooth operation of the office and administration functions. The Office Coordinator will provide high quality and timely support to the work of 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
    • Responsibility for development and implementation of efficient office systems and procedure manuals
    • Responsible 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
    • Assist in 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
    • Prioritize conflicting needs; handles 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,
    • Assist with communication and projects when
    • Track and help manage managers’ calendars, assist with meeting set up and other duties as assigned
    • 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

    ·         Exceptional organizational , project, time management skills

    ·         Stakeholder and Community focus

     

    ·         Interpersonal skills

    ·         Dependability

    ·         Integrity/Ethics

    ·         Job Knowledge

    ·         Productivity

    ·         Adaptability

     

    ·         Leadership

    ·         Managing for results

    ·         Organizational savvy

    ·         Planning

    ·         Problem solving

    ·         Decision making

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor Degree in Business Administration or a related field of study is preferred
    • Three to five years’ experience as an office manager or executive assistant
    • Experience with handling sensitive, confidential information
    • 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 competition #: 026-2016

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