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Executive Assistant to Chief & Council – Chateh

Career Posting : Executive Assistant to Chief & Council – Chateh

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Type: Full-Time
Term: Other
Closing Date: February 4, 2021 5:00 pm

Local Closed Posting – January 27, 2021


The Dene Tha’ First Nation Administration Department has a position available for an Executive Assistant to Chief and Council based out of the Band/Administration Office in Chateh. This is a full-time position with benefits.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Prepare agendas and notices for meetings
  • Take and transcribe dictation on a senior level, compose routine correspondence
  • Read reports/correspondence for review or signature of officials to ensure that all important matters have been covered and utilize standardized grammar, format and style
  • Research, read and summarize reports/articles of interest and obtain information from various sources
  • prepare graphs, charts and graphics depicting research results, comparisons of data presented and to illustrate reports and proposals


  • Completion of grade 10, supplemented by college courses for senior and executive secretarial work
  • 4 years of work experience in senior secretarial positions, or an equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Thorough knowledge of business English spelling and punctuation; modern office methods, practices and procedures
  • Knowledge of practices and procedures of First Nation programs and operations
  • Ability to plan, organize and meet target deadlines
  • Excellent typing, minute taking, transcribing and communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft computer programs
  • Must be dependable and reliable
  • Ability to speak the Dene language is a definite asset

The successful candidate must provide a current Criminal Record Check. Must also have a valid Class 5 Alberta Driver’s License and reliable transportation. Other requirements may be applicable.

Closing Date:
Thursday, February 4, 2021 @ 5:00 p.m.

Submit 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 (780) 321-3886

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