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Human Resources Manager – Chateh

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The Dene Tha’ First Nation Admin. Dept. has a full-time position available for a Human Resources Manager. This is a two-year contract position with benefits.

This position is responsible for the administrative direction of all activities of administration personnel. Key areas of responsibility will include the full cycle of recruitment and hiring, policy and procedure development, employee relations, and performance management. The Human Resources Manager should be current with all applicable laws and legislation. This position also administers personnel issues with respect to recruitment, salaries, staff training and safety. This position reports to the Director of Corporate Services and acts as a Human Resource Advisor to the EDO, DTFN management, and administration personnel. This position recognizes employee contributions to the DTFN and identifies human resource opportunities.

Duties Include:                   

  • Develop and implement HR policies and procedures, gaining amendments and approvals as required, including the revision of job descriptions when appropriate
  • Administers and adheres to current salary plans for existing and new employees, maintains the existing pay and classification plan; prepares and authorizes payroll changes to reflect new appointments, promotions, and increments
  • Provide HR support and guidance to all managers, directors, and employees
  • Maintains close liaison with senior managers and EDO to anticipate and respond to personnel issues, making appropriate recommendations and decisions where warranted
  • Ensures Disciplinary Process is followed appropriately; Manage the corrective action process with the appropriate Manager / Supervisor to ensure reliable analysis, documentation, and disciplinary actions
  • Assist in the completion and tracing of all employee performance reviews and in the setting of performance improvement standards
  • Develops annual corporate wide training and continuing education plan for employees, in conjunction with program managers and employees
  • Create and maintain training and certification records for all employees, keep employees’ database and records in hard and soft copies
  • Manage all terminations accordingly
  • Contribute to the organization by building and maintaining positive relationships, helps to encourage teamwork, shares, and rewards outstanding contributions for individual and group efforts
  • Accountable for accomplishing strategic human resources objectives and contributing to DTFN initiatives
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements:                    

  • Minimum Grade 12 education combined with a background in Human Resources and /or employee relations; diploma or degree related to Human Resources and Administration fields. CHRP designation is an asset
  • Two or more years of relevant experience, preferably in an HR environment
  • Good understanding of employee relations
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, multi-faceted environment
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, Outlook, and internet applications
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking, people skills, and client service orientation skills
  • Ability to collaborate with all members and staff at all levels within the organization, with minimal supervision
  • Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically with members and respond courteously to all inquires and complaints
  • Completion of FOIP and PIPA training

Other requirements:  The successful candidate must hold a valid Class 5 Alberta Driver’s License and have own transportation and must provide a clear Criminal Record check.

GENERAL OPEN POSTING – Application Open Until a Suitable Candidate is Found

Submit resume & cover letter to:
Personnel Services Coordinator / HR
Dene Tha’ First Nation
P.O. Box 958 High Level, AB T0H 1Z0
Fax: (780) 926-5730
Email: elna.ahnassay@denetha.ca

We thank all applicants in advance; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Housing Data Entry Coordinator – Chateh / Bushe River

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Dene Tha’ First Nation has a position available for a Data Entry Clerk in the community of Chateh and Bushe River. This is a full-time contract position.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Use custom Housing/O&M software to keep track of work flow, inspections and forms as required
  • Deploy the right solution for work requested
  • Work with the department head regarding budgeting, funding
  • Prepare relevant reports as needed
  • Responsible for maintaining and updating the database
  • Upload historical data to the database

Qualifications:

  • Must have effective written and communication skills
  • A background in Public Works, Housing, Finance is an asset but not required
  • Dene language is an asset but not required
    • Must be fully Vaccinated

The successful candidate must submit a current criminal record check; have reliable transportation and a valid Class 5 Alberta Driver’s License.

Closing Date: Open till Filled

Submit your application for employment or complete resume and cover letter to:

Elna Ahnassay, Personnel Services Coordinator
Dene Tha First Nation
P.O. Box 120 Chateh, AB T0H 0S0
Fax: (780) 321-3863 or 321-3886
Email: elna.ahnassay@denetha.ca

We thank all applicants in advance; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Local Radio Announcers – Bushe River / Meander River / Chateh

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The Dene Tha’ First Nation has three (3) positions available for Local Radio Announcers. These part-time positions would support the communities of Bushe River, Chateh and Meander River.

Duties Include:

  • Present music selection, local/regional & global news, sports of interest, weather, time, local traffic/travel conditions, local projects to keep public safely aware, and commercials-in English and Dene
  • Announce station program schedule, program updates, local events, cultural activities, and contests
  • Announce public service information, comment on important news stories, and take (limited) requests from listeners
  • Read prepared scripts on radio regarding COVID-19-in English and Dene
  • Keep a log of the station’s daily programming, recorded materials, phone calls and guest speakers
  • Provide commentary for audience during cultural events, and on other occasions
  • Make promotional appearances at public or other events

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or (equivalent)
  • Must be pleasant, reliable, with strong communication skills and able to take direction
  • Ability to work with computer equipment, various hardware, and websites, or willing to train on the job to learn how to operate audio, production equipment and software
  • Ability to work with the public and staff at all levels within the organization with minimal supervision in a multiple task environment
  • Read, understand, and comply with DTFN safety policy, safe work practices, procedures, and rules
  • Ability to speak and understand the Dene language

The successful candidate(s) must hold a valid Alberta Class 5 Driver’s License and have reliable transportation to be able to work. Must provide a clear Criminal Record Check. Must also provide acceptable proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or provide approved letter of request for accommodation.

CLOSING DATE:
Friday, November 19, 2021

Submit resumes to:
Personnel Services Coordinator / HR
Dene Tha’ First Nation
P.O. Box 120 Chateh, AB T0H 0S0Fax: (780) 321-3863 or (780) 321-3886
Email: elna.ahnassay@denetha.ca

We thank all applicants in advance; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Gas Utility Clerk / Bookkeeper – Chateh

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Open to DTFN Members Only

The DTFN Natural Gas Utility has a full-time position available for a Gas Utility Clerk/Bookkeeper based out of their main office in Chateh.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Respond to public inquiries
  • Receive, direct and relay telephone and email messages
  • Provide word processing and secretarial support
  • Record and input all pertinent information providing efficiency, accuracy, and confidentiality
  • Maintain the general filing system and file all correspondence
  • Other miscellaneous and administrative functions
  • Bookkeeping duties include;
    • Reconcile accounts
    • Maintain general ledgers and financial statements
    • Data entry of all A/P and A/R and prepare for approval

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Grade 12 combined with office administration or relevant training in computer applications
  • Proficiency in using Excel/Word
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to complete complex administrative tasks with minimal supervision
  • Bookkeeping experience with a good understanding of debits, credits, and accounting entries (required)
  • Solid planning, organizing and problem-solving skills and commitment to continuous improvement and excellent customer services
  • To read, understand and comply with DTFN and Federation of Alberta Gas Co-ops Ltd safety policy, safe work practices, procedures, and rules
  • Strong time management skills and ability to prioritize and manage conflicting demands

The successful candidate must be dependable and reliable, and ability to speak the Dene language fluently is considered an asset. Room to train the right candidate for field work is an option, as well. The successful candidate must submit a current criminal record check; must provide own transportation and a valid Alberta Class 5 Driver’s License. Must also provide acceptable proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or provide approved letter of request for accommodation.

Closing Date:
 Friday, November 19, 2021

Submit Resume and Cover Letter to:
Personnel Services Coordinator / HR
Dene Tha’ First Nation
P.O. Box 120 Chateh, AB T0H 0S0
Fax: (780) 321-3863 or (780) 321-3886
Email: elna.ahnassay@denetha.ca

We thank all applicants in advance; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Vacuum Truck Driver – Chateh

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The DTFN Operations and Maintenance Department requires a full-time Vacuum Truck Driver for the community of Chateh. Rate negotiable based on experience. Hours 8-5 PM. Must live in area, travel is not provided. Driver reports to the Chateh OMD Foreman.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • The safe removal, transportation and disposal of sewage and wastewater from septic tanks
  • Responsible for providing weekly operational records, performing minor maintenance and servicing, maintaining interior and exterior appearance of the unit
  • Staying current with transportation laws and regulations

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience operating a Tandem Truck
  • Minimum Class 3 License with Air Brakes Endorsement (provide proof with resume)
  • Provide a Driver’s Abstract with resume (must have a clean record)
  • Must pass a physical exam
  • Hold valid safety certificates (OMD assists in safety certification updates, as required)
  • Must be available on short notice
  • Ability to speak the Dene language is an asset

The successful candidate must provide a current criminal record check; must also provide acceptable proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or provide an approved letter of request for accommodation.

Closing Date:
 November 17, 2021

Submit applications and/or resumes to:
Personnel Services Coordinator / HR
Dene Tha’ First Nation
P.O. Box 120 Chateh, AB T0H 0S0
Fax: (780) 321-3863 or 321-3886
Email: elna.ahnassay@denetha.ca

We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

General Labourer for Operations and Maintenance Department – Chateh

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The DTFN Operations and Maintenance Department (OMD) is currently seeking to fill a vacant position for a full-time General Labourer to do maintenance work with the OMD Foreman in Chateh. Must live in the area, travel is not provided.

DUTIES Include:

  • Regular maintenance of buildings, doing minor repairs, ensuring walkways and grounds are maintained
  • Reporting any problems to the proper department
  • Other duties as maybe required

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum education, literacy (good reading and written communication skills)
  • Experience/willing to do continuous training in building maintenance
  • Knowledge of electrical and mechanical repairs
  • Ability to read blueprints and maintenance manuals
  • Reliable and dependable as an employee in the workplace

The successful candidate must provide a current criminal record check; must have a valid Class 5 Alberta Driver’s License and reliable transportation; must also provide acceptable proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or provide an approved letter to request accommodation.

Closing Date:
November 17, 2021

Submit applications and/or resumes to:
Personnel Services Coordinator / HR
Dene Tha’ First Nation
P.O. Box 120 Chateh, Alberta T0H 0S0
Fax: (780)321-3863 or 321-3886
Email: elna.ahnassay@denetha.ca

We thank all applicants in advance; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Water and Wastewater Treatment Operator Training for 1 Person – Meander River

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Open to DTFN Members Only

The DTFN Operations and Maintenance Department (OMD) is offering Water Treatment Plant Operator training for 1 person. The training will be offered to the successful candidate selected for the training.

Training:

  • Progressive training to obtain certification as a Water and Wastewater Treatment Operator

Requirements:

  • grade requirement, Grade 12 or GED
  • Be able to meet training and experience requirements
  • Have good communication and written skills
  • Be through and able to pay attention to detail
  • Be dependable/reliable

The successful candidate must submit a current criminal record check; must have a valid Alberta Class 5 Driver’s License with reliable transportation; must also provide acceptable proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or provide an approved letter to request accommodation.

Closing Date:
November 17, 2021

Submit applications and/or resumes to:
Personnel Services Coordinator / HR
Dene Tha’ First Nation
P.O. Box 120 Chateh, AB T0H 0S0
Fax: (780) 321-3863 or 321-3886
Email: elna.ahnassay@denetha.ca

We thank all applicants in advance; however, only those selected will be contacted.

 

Water and Wastewater Treatment Operator Training for 1 Person – Bushe River

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The DTFN Operations and Maintenance Department (OMD) is offering Water Treatment Plant Operators training for 1 person. The training will be offered to the successful candidate selected for the training.

Training:

  • Progressive training to obtain certification as a Water and Wastewater Treatment Operator

Requirements:

  • grade requirement, Grade 12 or GED
  • Be able to meet training and experience requirements
  • Have good communication and written skills
  • Be through and able to pay attention to detail
  • Be dependable/reliable

The successful candidate must submit a current criminal record check; must have a valid Alberta Class 5 Driver’s License with reliable transportation; must also provide acceptable proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or provide an approved letter to request accommodation.

Closing Date:
November 17, 2021

Submit applications and/or resumes to:

Personnel Services Coordinator / HR
Dene Tha’ First Nation
P.O. Box 120 Chateh, AB T0H 0S0
Fax: (780) 321-3863 or 321-3886
Email: elna.ahnassay@denetha.ca

We thank all applicants in advance; however, only those selected will be contacted.

Vacuum Truck Driver – Bushe River

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Open to DTFN Members Only

The DTFN Operations and Maintenance Department requires a full-time Vacuum Truck Driver for the community of Bushe River. Rate negotiable based on experience. Hours 8-5 PM. Must live in area, travel is not provided. Driver reports to the Bushe River OMD Foreman.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • The safe removal, transportation and disposal of sewage and wastewater from septic tanks
  • Responsible for providing weekly operational records, performing minor maintenance and servicing, maintaining interior and exterior appearance of the unit
  • Staying current with transportation laws and regulations

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience operating a Tandem Truck
  • Minimum Class 3 License with Air Brakes Endorsement (provide proof with resume)
  • Provide a Driver’s Abstract with resume (must have a clean record)
  • Must pass a physical exam
  • Hold valid safety certificates ((OMD assists in safety certification updates, as required)
  • Must be available on short notice
  • Ability to speak the Dene language is an asset

The successful candidate must provide a current criminal record check; must also provide acceptable proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or provide an approved letter of request for accommodation.

Closing Date:
 November 17, 2021

Submit applications and/or resumes to:

Personnel Services Coordinator / HR
Dene Tha’ First Nation
P.O. Box 120 Chateh, AB T0H 0S0
Fax: (780) 321-3863 or 321-3886
Email: elna.ahnassay@denetha.ca

We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

ASSISTED LIVING (Adult Care) TEMPORARY WORKER BUSHE RIVER

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 The Dene Tha’ Social Development program has a position available for a Temporary Assisted Living (Homemaker) Worker in the community of Bushe River. This is a full-time TEMPORARY position.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Performing light housekeeping tasks in Elders homes
  • Laundry and meal preparation
  • Transporting Elders for essential shopping needs
  • Reporting Elders in need of medical attention to the Public Health Nurse
  • Completing daily and monthly activity reports
  • Promote independence & wellbeing of clients

Qualifications:

  • Must have effective written and communication skills
  • Knowledge of the needs of elderly and incapacitated clients
  • Ability to speak the Dene language is a definite asset
  • Must have safety certification in First Aid.
  • Must be fully Vaccinated.

The successful candidate must submit a current criminal record check; have reliable transportation and a valid Class 5 Alberta Driver’s License.

 Closing Date:
Wednesday, November 10, 2021

If you are someone who respects and enjoys working with Elders; is interested, enthusiastic and will be dedicated about providing the needed services to the elders in the community, please feel free to

Submit your application for employment or complete resume and cover letter to:
Elna Ahnassay, Personnel Services Coordinator
Dene Tha First Nation
P.O. Box 120 Chateh, AB T0H 0S0
Fax: (780) 321-3863 or 321-3886
Email: elna.ahnassay@denetha.ca

We thank all applicants in advance; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.