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Welcome to Mikisew’s career hub, where our members and the wider community can access opportunities with all our entities.

We welcome applications from all. Opportunities only available to members of the Mikisew Cree First Nation will be specified.

Please do not contact the Mikisew Cree First Nation for questions and inquiries unless it is regarding a position we are posting. Feel free to reach out to the entity hiring directly if you require additional information.

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We are currently seeking 2 Teachers to join our team at the Fort Chipewyan Community High School (1 – Vice
Principal with Teaching Duties and 1 General Teacher). The Mikisew Cree Education Authority seeks candidates
with high professional standards who is willing to personalize learning to meet the needs of our students. We run a
community-based education program that focuses on land-based learning and traditional teachings, while following
the Alberta Program of Studies.

Deadline to apply is 5:00pm MST, July 4, 2022 

Please submit your resume and cover letter, by email, in confidence to Human Resources: hr@mikisewcree.ca.

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Mikisew Cree First Nation is currently seeking an individual to fill the Permanent full-time position of a Journeyman Carpenter. This Position is accountable for the planning, direction, and activities related to the Mikisew Cree First Nation housing initiatives and commercial construction, municipal operations, preventative maintenance, corrective maintenance, major and minor capital improvements. This position is located at Mikisew Tech Services Department (MTS), located in Fort Chipewyan, Alberta.

Immediate hire – open until suitable candidate is hired.

Please submit your resume and cover letter, by email, in confidence to Human Resources: hr@mikisewcree.ca.

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Mikisew Cree First Nation is seeking a Projects Coordinator for MCFN. The candidate will oversee various projects/events within MCFN MTS. 

Position will remain open until filled. 

Please submit your resume and cover letter, by email, in confidence to Human Resources: hr@mikisewcree.ca.

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FMFN Group Stantec is seeking a Field Technician.

Working as a crew member, the Field Technician(s) will participate in field work during any or all of the 2022 field programs, depending on timing and availability. Scheduled to occur between August and October 2022, with potential for extension, field programs will include historical resources (archaeology and palaeontology) aquatics, and wildlife studies to support environmental planning, health & safety, data collection, and reporting for a proposed Pathways CO2 Transportation and Storage Hub Project. FMFN Group – Stantec intends to hire multiple Field Technicians to conduct this field work. 

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We are currently seeking a Cleaner for the Mikisew Camp located next to the Blue Shop near Allison Bay. This cleaner will be responsible for cleaning all the common areas and cleaning of the MTS building. This is a full-time position and the person who is hired will assist the camp operations as a camp attendant and also a janitor for the MTS buildings. The position can also have a flexible schedule to accommodate both work locations. 

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Please submit your resume and cover letter, by email, in confidence to Human Resources: hr@mikisewcree.ca.

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 Mikisew Cree First Nation is seeking a full time cook to start immediately 7/7 rotation. This is a unique and new position, the successful candidate will build their own menu, order, and stock their own kitchen, prepare all necessary items for opening. This is full time permanent position; accommodations can be provided. 

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Please submit your resume and cover letter, by email, in confidence to Human Resources: hr@mikisewcree.ca.

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 Mikisew Cree First Nation is seeking a full time Camp Manager to start immediately. This is a unique and new position, the successful candidate will be building their own staff and structure on how the camp is to operate with the support of the Director of MTS. This is full time permanent position; accommodations can be provided. 

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Please submit your resume and cover letter, by email, in confidence to Human Resources: hr@mikisewcree.ca.

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Mikisew Cree First Nation – Government and Industry Relations Overview 

The Government Industry Relations (GIR) is a department of the Mikisew Cree First Nation (MCFN), located in Fort McMurray, Alberta. The GIR is directed by the MCFN Leadership and acts as a liaison between resource developers, operators, government agencies and the community. 

Community Engagement – GIR 

The Community Engagement position is responsible for the organization-wide management of Community Engagement, including grassroots outreach and relationship building. 

Under the supervision of the Director, they will oversee the development and implementation of the organization’s community outreach, communications and engagement plan, ensuring that the organizations presence and support are strongly felt in the MCFN community. The CEM will work closely with the GIR Director and leadership team to identify, manage and build partnerships and relationships with the community, peer organizations and internal MCFN departments. 

This position may be assigned other duties as necessary, including supporting leadership team in activities such as advocacy and event planning. 

The competition closing date remains open until the position is filled 

Please submit your resume and cover letter in confidence to the attention of: hr@mikisewcree.ca 

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 Mikisew Cree First Nation – Government and Industry Relations Overview 

The Government Industry Relations (GIR) is a department of the Mikisew Cree First Nation (MCFN), located in Fort McMurray, Alberta. The GIR is directed by the MCFN Leadership and acts as a liaison between resource developers, operators, government agencies and the community. 

The Mikisew Cree First Nation (MCFN) Government & Industry Relations (GIR) office is a leading-edge office with several key initiatives underway such as the Wood Buffalo Nation Park – United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Action Plan development, review of Alberta’s Lower Athabasca Regional Plan (LARP), Alberta First Nations Consultation Policy Renewal, and Federal Recognition of Indigenous Rights and Self-Determination processes. Alongside these key initiatives, the MCFN GIR undertakes review and formal consultation on several Federal, Provincial and Municipal legislation and policy review processes engaging with all levels of government and with multi-departmental formal consultations. The MCFN GIR has the following opportunity available to a person with a high level of project management skills ready to work in a fast-paced environment with a strong desire to deliver positive results that impact the community directly. 

Government Relations Coordination Position 

The Government Relations Coordinator position for the MCFN GIR department is a highly skilled and motivated professional position. The incumbent will be responsible to administratively and financially coordinate government projects and conduct related research and analysis of government legislation, regulation, policy, programs and projects. 

The position will be required to establish project charters, project plans and undertake project coordination, including financial tracking and reporting for long and short-term projects. In addition to coordinating government projects, the incumbent will provide strategic research and analysis that includes providing technical advice, developing reports, and drafting briefing notes and memos to support senior management decisions. A high level of understanding of Indigenous Rights, Treaty Rights and the Duty to Consult and Accommodate is required. 

The competition closing date remains open until the position is filled 

Please submit your resume and cover letter in confidence to the attention of: hr@mikisewcree.ca 

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Mikisew Cree First Nation – Government and Industry Relations Overview 

The Government Industry Relations (GIR) is a department of the Mikisew Cree First Nation (MCFN), located in Fort McMurray, Alberta. The GIR is directed by the MCFN Leadership and acts as a liaison between resource developers, operators, government agencies and the community. 

Indigenous Agreements Analyst 

The Indigenous Agreements Analyst position for the Mikisew Cree First Nation Government & Industry Relations (GIR) office will establish controls and operating policies that identify, monitor, and mitigate risk factors that could impact the success of executing agreements and subsequent projects. The Indigenous Agreements Analyst will be required to maintain a reporting structure to share project information with stakeholders that track and analyze financial data against project scopes and budgets. The successful candidate will provide cost control, change management, forecasting and reporting with focus on timelines and accuracy. 

The competition closing date remains open until the position is filled 

Please submit your resume and cover letter in confidence to the attention of: hr@mikisewcree.ca 

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Mikisew Cree First Nation – Government and Industry Relations Overview 

The Government Industry Relations (GIR) is a department of the Mikisew Cree First Nation (MCFN), located in Fort McMurray, Alberta. The GIR is directed by the MCFN Leadership and acts as a liaison between resource developers, operators, government agencies and the community. 

Senior Regulatory and Consultation Coordination Position 

The GIR is seeking a motivated and multi-task orientated individual who is flexible and works well in a team environment. The Senior Regulatory and Consultation Coordinator will represent and advance Mikisew Cree First Nation’s interest through liaising, tracking, coordinating and communicating with external stakeholders in matters related to regulatory and consultation processes. They will act as a liaison for regulatory and consultation requests from industry and coordinate with appropriate GIR personnel and consultants, be responsible for supporting preparation of reporting materials for MCFN Leadership and possess the ability to develop and participate in MCFN agreement implementation as it relates to consultation protocols and directives. 

The competition closing date remains open until the position is filled 

Please submit your resume and cover letter in confidence to the attention of: hr@mikisewcree.ca 

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Reporting to the Chief and Council, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is responsible for the administration and financial management of the Mikisew Cree First Nation (MCFN) office by providing leadership to dedicated and talented staff and overseeing the management of First Nation activities.

The CEO is a dynamic individual with proven leadership skills to support and direct staff in the successful delivery of programs and services for Mikisew Cree First Nation Membership in a fair and equitable manner. It is imperative to work closely with the Chief and Council and senior leadership to plan and implement short- and long-term plans, priorities and administrative practices that builds a strong community with an accountable and transparent government.

FOR INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT

Anurag Shourie or Wendy Romanko

Leaders International Executive Search

Suite 501 Fox One

10226 – 104 Street

Edmonton, AB T5J 1B8

Phone: 780-420-9900

Email: Edmonton@Leadersinternational.com

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Mikisew Cree First Nation (MCFN) is currently seeking an Accounting Clerk to join the Finance team. MCFN is a Woodland Cree, Treaty 8 First Nation. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Accounting Clerk will work with the Finance team to execute full cycle bookkeeping for MCFN. 

 Closing Date: August 5, 2022 at 4:30pm. 

Please submit your resume and cover letter, by email, in confidence to Human Resources: hr@mikisewcree.ca.

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Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the incumbent is responsible for all services related to finance for the MCFN Child and Family Services (Society). The incumbent will focus on accounts payable and receivable, payroll, employee benefits and insurance. As the Program Accounting Coordinator, you will directly consult and advise grant recipients (Child and Family Services) regarding accounting for and reporting on grant funding received, all aspects of grant program policy and procedure, program guidelines and any specific outstanding matters in relation to the monitoring and use of grant funds. 

Closing Date: August 03, 2022 

Please submit your resume and cover letter, by email, in confidence to Human Resources: hr@mikisewcree.ca.

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Mikisew Cree First Nation (MCFN) is currently seeking a full-time MTS Controller to join the Mikisew Technical Services in Fort Chip, AB. MCFN is a Woodland Cree, Treaty 8 First Nation. The MTS Controller will be responsible for providing detailed financial support to the MCFN Technical Services Department and has a high degree of finance and have strong problem-solving Skill set. 

Deadline to apply is 5:00pm MST, August 10, 2022 

Please submit your resume and cover letter, by email, in confidence to: hr@mikisewcree.ca

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