Executive Director of Operations

Career Posting : Executive Director of Operations

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Type: Full-Time
Term: Other
Closing Date: April 16, 2021 5:00 pm

The Dene Tha’ First Nation (DTFN) Administration Department is inviting applications from experienced Senior Managers for the position of Executive Director of Operations. This (2-year contract) position is full-time and offers a competitive benefits package.

Position Summary

The Dene Tha’ First Nation delivers services and programs to three fully accessible communities-Bushe River, Chateh (formerly known as Assumption), and Meander River. The First Nation is involved in many diverse projects and commercial ventures and is looking for a Senior Executive to take charge of the Band’s administration and implement the decisions of the Nation’s elected government.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

Reporting directly to the Chief and Council, the Executive Director of Operations deals with senior officials of the Federal and Provincial Governments as well as industry leaders. This position oversees a complex organization, which includes a wide variety of professionals, technicians, and trades people and such major programs as Social Services, Education, Public Works, and Economic Development.

Qualifications:

Candidates should have several years of experience managing financial and human resources and preferably a university degree although candidates with extensive experience managing at a senior level will also be given serious consideration. Excellent communication skills are a definite requirement and candidates who speak Dene will be given preference. Candidates must be bondable.
The successful candidate must have a valid Alberta Class 5 Driver’s License with reliable transportation, and willingness to travel. Must also provide a clear criminal record check.

Remuneration dependent on qualifications and experience.

Interested parties should forward a detailed resume by Friday, April 16, 2021 @ 5:00 PM to:

Human Resources
Dene Tha’ First Nation
P.O. Box 120 Chateh, AB T0H 0S0
Fax: (780) 321-3863 or (780) 321-3886
Email: Human.Resources@denetha.ca

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