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Temporary Employment Clerk

Mar 22, 2022

Who We Are

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, Mikisew Group, 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.

Who You Are

You are an enthusiastic and dedicated individual ready to join our team in Fort Chipewyan, AB. You possess a passion for administrative support and a commitment to serving our community members. With strong organizational skills and a keen attention to detail, you thrive in a dynamic environment where confidentiality and professionalism are paramount. Your proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook, and possibly Xyntax, coupled with your excellent communication skills, makes you a valuable asset to our Community Services department.

Please note that this position is a temporary two-year contract and is based in Fort Chipewyan, AB.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Provide administrative support to the Employment and Human Resources departments.
  • Assist with Employment Insurance and all the benefits in relation to the program by conducting inquires.
  • Assist with claimant reports and interpretation of correspondence.
  • Assist clientele with resume preparation, career aptitude test and interview skills.
  • Assist clients with completion of Social Insurance Number application.
  • Complete training documentation a with client information and occupational coding.
  • Monitor client progress, attendance and provide consistent update on clients file.
  • Assist clientele to referral or casual, part-time or permanent employment opportunities both within the community and surrounding area.
  • Data input on clients and statistics.
  • Provide labour market information to clientele, including updates on Labour Standards.
  • Provide information to the General Public regarding agencies and what is provided.
  • Provide monthly report to the Employment Services Coordinator.
  • Maintain a resources library of career material and education information for clients.
  • Work closely with the Education and Social Enhancement Coordinators to assist clients.
  • Other duties as directed by supervisor and/or Director.

What We Are Looking For

  • Completed at least one year of post secondary studies and/or relevant experience,
  • Highly responsible, reliable and must maintain confidentiality,
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook and Xyntax is considered an asset,
  • Excellence organization and communication skills,
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision,

Other Requirements

  • Possess a valid Class 5 AB driver’s license and own or access to a vehicle.
  • Willingness and ability to work after hours and/or weekends when required.
  • Willingness to submit to an oath of confidentiality.
  • Willing to work a flexible schedule.
  • Ability to speak and/or understand the Cree language (or another applicable First Nation language) would be beneficial.

Benefits and Compensation Highlights

  • The hourly wage for this role is $25 per hour.
  • Full-time position with typical office hours consisting of 8:30am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday however flexibility will be required for occasional work on evenings and weekends (with encouragement and support for a work-life balance)
  • The position is ideally located in Fort Chipewyan, however specific location and arrangements are negotiable for the right candidate.
  • Northern Living Allowance – if work location is Fort Chipewyan. If relocating to Fort Chip Staff Housing can be arranged.
  • Pension matching and comprehensive benefits package to support your overall well-being.

How to Apply

If you or someone you know is interested, please send your resume to coo@mikisewcree.ca. Application deadline is until a suitable candidate is found.

We thank all who apply but we will only be contacting those selected for an interview. Hiring preference will be given to members of the Mikisew Cree First Nation. We encourage qualified members of our community to apply and express their interest in contributing to the growth and success of our organization. Thank you!