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Economic Development Coordinator – Chateh

Career Posting : Economic Development Coordinator – Chateh

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Type: Full-Time
Term: Other
Closing Date: January 12, 2018 5:00 pm

The Dene Tha’ First Nation (DTFN) currently has a position available for an Economic Development Coordinator. This is a full time two-year contract position with benefits.

 Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Delivers effective programming by supervising and coordinating the operation of services within the Economic Development and Daycare programs
  • Works with community groups in the development of program proposals and partnerships, funding research, bylaws, policies and procedures
  • Supports the development of career development programs
  • Willingness and ability to work with other departments, linking with other programs to achieve common goals
  • Have superior confidence to function effectively in a corporate/boardroom environment
  • Effectively supervise 3 to 5 employees
  • Performs other related duties as required or assigned by the Director of Education


  • Minimum Grade 12 or equivalent training
  • Preferred university degree or college education in a related area
  • Work experience in multiple business settings,  knowledge and interactions
  • Previous experience working with project development and implementation
  • Good understanding of business practices, proposal writing and report writing
  • Strong financial management skills ( budgeting, forecasting, monitoring, reporting)
  • Use of computer systems and applications including Microsoft Office
  • Solid planning, organizing and problem-solving skills
  • Effective management, team building, leadership and supervisory strengths
  • Commitment to continuous improvement and excellent customer services

 The successful candidate must provide a current criminal record check and a child welfare clearance check. The successful candidate must also have reliable transportation and a valid Alberta Class 5 Driver’s License.

 Closing Date:
Friday, January 12, 2018 5:00 P.M.

Submit resumes to:
Elna Ahnassay, Personnel Services Coordinator
Dene Tha’ First Nation
P.O. Box 120 Chateh, AB T0H 0S0
Fax: (780) 321-3863 or (780) 321-3886

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