Emergency Management Program Coordinaor

May 04, 2023

The Mikisew Cree First Nation (Mikisew) has lived on the ancestral lands of the Athabasca Delta and Wood Buffalo National Park in northeastern Alberta since time immemorial. The lives of our members are linked to the land and to a close understanding of traditions, history, and a natural way of life. Many of our members live in the hamlet of Fort Chipewyan, and our traditional lands range over a large portion of Athabasca oil sands deposits. For nearly 30 years, our wholly owned business arm has worked toward the long-term, sustainable economic progress of our Nation and its members through employment and significant investments in education, training, social programs, and infrastructure.

Mikisew Cree First Nation is seeking an Emergency Management Program Coordinator to enhance the Nations coordination of its emergency management capacity and response to activities that include planning, preparing and response to emergency events.

Reporting to the Health Director the successful candidate will work closely with other departments, community organizations, First Nations, governments, and municipalities. Exceptional public speaking skills are required to communicate with members and stakeholders clearly, and excellent critical thinking skills to make decisions quickly in stressful situations.

This is a one-year contract position-based Fort McMurray or Fort Chipewyan with the possibility to extend fill time based on securing a longer-term commitment from the government. The anticipated start date is May 23rd, 2023.

This job posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

Please submit your resume and cover letter, by email, in confidence to