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Executive Assistant to EDO – Bushe River

Career Posting : Executive Assistant to EDO – Bushe River

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Type: Full-Time
Term: Other
Closing Date: May 18, 2018 5:00 pm

Open to DTFN Members Only

The Dene Tha’ First Nation Administration Department currently has a position available for an Executive Assistant to the Executive Director of Operations (EDO). This full-time position will be located out of the Administration Office in Bushe River.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains operating EDO office along with agendas and processing of reports intended for the EDO or Council.
  • Manages and maintains office records, etc.
  • Prepares documentation for and attends all meetings designated by the EDO, and assist as required. Records and prepares minutes of meetings.
  • Monitors the prompt handling of all requests, enquiries and grievances by residents or staff on behalf of the EDO.
  • Liaises with other First Nations, Provincial and Federal governments when required.
  • Opens and distributes incoming regular and electronic mail and other material.
  • Coordinates the flow of information internally and externally with other DTFN Departments.
  • Answers telephone and electronic enquiries and relays telephone calls and messages.
  • Greets visitors, members, ascertains nature of business and directs visitors to the appropriate person.
  • Performs other related duties as required or assigned by the EDO


  • Grade 12 Education
  • 2 years minimum work experience in senior secretarial positions, or an equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office skills
  • Valid Class 5 Alberta Driver’s License and reliable transportation

The successful candidate must provide a current criminal record check, and an oath of confidentiality signed by a Commissioner of Oaths.

Closing Date:
Friday, May 18, 2018

Submit resumes to:
Elna Ahnassay, Personnel Services Coordinator
Dene Tha’ First Nation
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.