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Posted 2 weeks ago

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

POSITION SUMMARY

Pickerel Contracting Ltd. Is currently seeking a Full-time General Carpenter to join our team.  You will report to the Site Supervisor and be responsible for assisting with construction and maintaining residences and buildings.   The General Carpenter will also assist with building, restoring and /or installing of structural woodwork and related materials of active projects.  This position requires physical stamina and a strong work ethic., with the main focus of the job being able to help bring the residential properties in Henvey Inlet First Nation back up to standard through all Areas of Construction (Carpentry, Plumbing, roofing, Etc.)  Potential for advancement.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITES:

The General Carpenter will be responsible to:

  • Assist with gathering, assembling, moving, lifting and transporting materials, tool and equipment to job sites
  • Property maintenance on Band Owned Properties
  • Install Roofing, siding, eaves, porches, decks etc.
  • Build and install, cupboards, bookcases, tack board, and specialty furniture etc.
  • Drywalling, install, tape, sand, prepare for painting, painting etc.
  • Install various types of flooring laminate, tile etc.
  • Construct, repair, maintenance, and preventative work as required including but not limited to woodwork, shelving, flooring, tables, chairs, stairs etc.
  • Lay building foundation
  • Mix, pour and create cement forms
  • Frame building including window and doors
  • Operate and maintain carpentry tools and equipment
  • Assist with delivery of other related municipal services
  • Prepare preventative maintenance schedule and list of materials
  • Keep a daily log
  • Contribute and participate in the effective use of the Quality Control System
  • Respect and respond to direction given by Supervisor, Board of Directors or Chief and Council
  • Prepare estimates for work orders and material required

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Grade 12 diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Ontario Class G drivers license with access to a reliable vehicle a must.
  • 5 years of previous HOME MAINTENANCE, building, painting and carpentry skills.
  • Red Seal an asset
  • Experience working with various carpentry tools and equipment
  • Ability to stand, bend, reach and twist for long periods of time in increment weather
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs continuously
  • Current First Aid and CPR Level C
  • Current Vulnerable CPIC required if hired
  • Excellent communication, analytical, problem solving, organization and time-management skills
  • Professional attitude and a strong work ethic
  • Must be able to work as team and individually: self -directed
  • Must be able to Lead a team if called upon to do so and follow directions

Hours of Work

Full-time – 40+hrs/week

RENUMERATION

$20 - $30/hour

 START DATE
A.S.A.P.               

APPLICATION DEADLINE

Once Position has been filled

Those interested in applying should submit their resume and cover letter in confidence to:

Pickerel Contracting Ltd.

295 Pickerel River Rd.
Pickerel, ON P0G 1G0
Tel: 705.857.2331 ext228
Fax:  705.857.3021
Email: pcl@henveyinlet.com

We thank all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Henvey Inlet First Nation gives preference to all qualified First Nations people in accordance with Section 24(1)(a) of the Ontario Human Rights Code.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY POSITION SUMMARY Pickerel Contracting Ltd. Is currently seeking a Full-time General Carpenter to join our team.  You will report to the Site Supervisor and be responsible f...

Job Opportunity

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

We are currently looking for a junior carpenter.  We are seeking a student to join our team that has an interest in carpentry and would like to learn the trade. The student will work along with our team assisting with building, restoring and/or installing of structural woodwork and related materials of active projects. This position requires excellent physical stamina and a strong work ethic, and most importantly the desire to want to learn the trade including plumbing, electrical and mechanical components.    

The Summer student will assist with:

  • Moving, lifting and transporting materials, tools and equipment to job sites
  • Laying building foundations
  • Mix and pour cement, create forms, pour stairs
  • Framing of building including doors and windows
  • Remove and install siding, drywall and scaffolding
  • Remove and install various flooring material
  • Construct required items including specialty furniture, cupboards, shelves, tables, chairs
  • Building stairs and decks
  • Finishing duties such as drywall, boarding, taping, mudding
  • Masonry
  • Perform renovations as required

Learning Objectives

  • Utilize Building Information Software (Builders trend)
  • Operate and maintain carpentry tools and equipment safely
  • Work in a safe and clean manner. Protecting customers property from damage
  • Contribute and participate in the effective use of the Quality Control System
  • Introduction to preparing estimates for work orders and material lists
  • Introduction to rough schematics and blueprints
  • Inventory Control
  • Understanding industry terminology and methods
  • Respect and respond to direction given by lead-hand(s) and Carpenter apprentice
  • Perform other duties as assigned from time-to-time by the Manager and Supervisor(s)

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be Enrolled in full time school for the fall (government funded position)
  • Must reliable transportation to get to work
  • Desire to learn Basic Carpentry and home maintenance skills
  • Previous building and painting experience an asset, not required
  • Experience with various carpentry tools and equipment an asset, not required
  • Ability to stand, bend, reach and twist for long periods of time as being able to work hard when called upon is a must
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs continuously as carrying and moving will be a huge part of the job
  • Excellent communication, organization and time management skills
  • Professional attitude and a strong work ethic
  • Must be able to work independently and as a team
  • Take initiative and direction and follow through
  • Willingness to work flexible hours as required

Hours of Work

Full-time – 40+hour/week

RENUMERATION

$18.30-$25 per hour

START DATE

TBD   

APPLICATION DEADLINE

Until filled

INTERVIEW DATE

May 31, 2024

Those interested in applying should submit their resume and cover letter in confidence to:

Pickerel Contracting Ltd.
295 Pickerel River Rd.
Pickerel, ON P0G 1G0
Tel: 705.857.2331 ext228, Fax:  705.857.3021, Email: pcl@henveyinlet.com

We thank all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Pickerel Contracting Limited gives preference to all qualified First Nations people in accordance with Section 24(1)(a) of the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Job Opportunity GENERAL DESCRIPTION We are currently looking for a junior carpenter.  We are seeking a student to join our team that has an interest in carpentry and would like to learn the trade...

Posted 3 weeks ago

JOB OPPORTUNITY

POSITION:                   Bookkeeper

Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations is looking for an experienced and highly motivated Bookkeeper to work with Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations Tribal Council and its member First Nations of Dokis, Henvey Inlet, Magnetawan, Nipissing, Wahnapitae and Wasauksing.

The primary role of the Bookkeeper is to efficiently manage the day-to-day financial transactions and records of the Association while ensuring that all finance policies and procedures are followed.  This position is also responsible to prepare and present monthly financial reports to the Board of Directors at their monthly Board meetings and to work with the auditors in preparation of a timely completed draft Annual Audit.  The Bookkeeper reports directly to the Executive Director.

WBAFN provides an Employee Health Benefits program including EAP and a Pension.

CLASSIFICATION:                    Permanent Part-time

EDUCATION KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working in a finance department / and or bookkeeping.
  • Experience with the financial data base software Sage 50
  • Able to draft annual budgets, enter and manage accounts payable and accounts receivable, reconcile bank and credit card statements, prepare budget adjustments as required and review and monitor approved budgets with actual expenditures to identify deficits and surpluses.
  • Review finance policies and procedures and develop recommended changes as needed.
  • Maintain and monitor funding agreements.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Valid Ontario Class G Driver’s License, access to a vehicle, have 1Million Automobile insurance coverage and ability and the willingness to travel when needed.
  • Provide a clear Police Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Check if asked.
  • Respect for, sensitivity towards as well as knowledge and understanding of Anishinabek culture, traditions, and the Seven Grandfather Teachings
  • Possess excellent time management skills, excellent interpersonal skills, excellent research skills, excellent conflict resolution and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, take initiative and work independently, work within a team environment, meet deadlines, work flexible hours and ability to work with confidential and sensitive information.

WORK SITE LOCATION

The position will be based out of the Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations head office in Henvey Inlet First Nation.

REMUNERATION: Will be based on education and work experience

POSTING DATE: May 3rd, 2024

CLOSING DATE:  May 24th, 2024

Please submit your resume with a cover letter and three employment references by email to:

Theresa Teddy, Executive Director

Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations

25 West Road

Pickerel, Ontario

P0G 1J0

Telephone: (705) 918-2710

E-mail:  theresa.teddy@wbafn.com

We appreciate all resumes and individuals of First Nation ancestry are encouraged to apply.  Preference will be given to Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations member First Nations’ applicants.  Only those selected for interview’s will be contacted.

For a detailed job description, contact: nmartin@wbafn.com

JOB OPPORTUNITY POSITION:                   Bookkeeper Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations is loo...

Posted 4 months ago

Employer:  Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN)

Location: Sudbury, North Bay, Parry Sound Area within the communities of Dokis First Nation, Henvey Inlet First Nation, Magnetawan First Nation, Nipissing First Nation, Wasauksing First Nation, and Wahnapitae First Nation.

WBAFN is looking for a minimum Level 2 Water Treatment and Water Distribution System Operator to work under the supervision of the Project Coordinator and work with the Certified Operators of the five communities that have communal water systems. (Dokis First Nation, Henvey Inlet First Nation, Magnetawan First Nation, Nipissing First Nation, and Wasauksing First Nation.  Each community has an Overall Responsible Operator and will remain the ORO.  This position is to provide support to the existing Operators in maintaining their water systems.  Wahnapitae First Nation is also part of WBAFN and will be provided support as required as they are currently supplied with individual wells.  Two of the communities have communal wastewater systems (Magnetawan First Nation and Nipissing First Nation). Dokis Has a Faculative Lagoon that receives truck delivery from holding tanks.

Job Responsibility:

  • Work closely with WBAFN and the Operators Group
  • Extensive travel(driving) due to the location of First Nation Communities
  • Maintain communication with WBAFN staff and the Operators Group regarding the status of the systems assigned
  • Organize and schedule Major Maintenance tasks and schedule Operators Group meetings
  • Administer the Operators Group and their OJT/CEU’s and the courses/tasks to obtain sufficient OJT/CEU’s to keep their levels plus assisting with upgrading operators to higher levels
  • Coordinate Equipment purchases and maintenance of WBAFN equipment
  • Visit each Community regularly to help with Major Maintenance Tasks, vacation and sickness coverage, etc.
  • Help the Operators with their regular reporting requirements
  • Help coordinate the Computerized Maintenance Management System including the implementation of new plants online, adding new work orders, and monitoring regular activities
  • Complete quarterly reports on the status of each system and overall, HUB work.
  • Assist in developing specific training programs for each Operator and the Group as a whole
  • Help develop and participate on specialty teams to complete challenging tasks
  • Help develop efficiencies in the plants by working together with each operator and communities
  • Work with all Operators regularly but stay independent as a WBAFN employee
  • Complete, develop and maintain the administration of the Operators group and the Water/Wastewater Hub System
  • Responsible for the monitoring of the systems as a backup to the plant operators
  • To have the skills to operate each of the water and wastewater treatment systems

The Operator position will require some flexibility in the hours worked to best complete the work.  On-call duties may occur, as well as overtime for emergencies or covering Operator absences. 

Qualifications:

  • Current minimum Level II Water Treatment Operator Certificate (proof of certification is required)
  • Current minimum Level II Water Distribution Certificate (proof of certification is required)
  • Current minimum Level II Wastewater Treatment Operator Certificate (proof of certification is required) If not certified, commitment required to obtain this certificate within a reasonable time.
  • Current minimum Level II Wastewater Collection Operator Certificate (proof of certification is required) If not certified, commitment required to obtain this certificate within a reasonable time.
  • Grade 12 graduate
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office, Word and Excel and Microsoft project
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s license (requirement of employment)
  • Reliable vehicle (daily travel) and valid insurance
  • Intermediate to advanced mechanical knowledge
  • Strong Independent Worker and Team Player
  • Good communication skills in English, both written and verbal
  • Training Certifications- Sampling, First Aid, Confined Space, Working at Heights, WHMIS
  • Knowledge of Computerized maintenance management systems an asset
  • Electrical, mechanical, and plumbing expertise is an asset
  • Qualified First Nation ancestry would be an asset

Compensation:  Will be competitive with area municipalities and based on the applicant’s level of certification and skill

Please send your resume with a cover letter and three employment references to:

Theresa Teddy, Executive Director
Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations
25 West Road, Pickerel, Ontario, P0G 1J0

Office (705) 857-0442   Cell (705) 918-2710
Email:  theresa.teddy@wbafn.com

Miigwetch, to all applicants, however, only those selected for interviews will be notified.

Posting Date:  January 12, 2024                                Closing Date: Open till filled

Employer:  Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN) Location: Sudbury, North Bay, Parry Sound Area within the communities of Dokis First Nation, Henvey Inlet First Nation, Magneta...

Posted 1 year ago

Reports To:    Executive Director

Purpose:

The GIS Database Administrator – Asset Management supports the GIS Coordinator and Infrastructure Technicians to maintain Microsoft SQL and ESRI Enterprise geodatabases required to support and grow Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN) shared Enterprise Asset Management System and Geographic Information System used by WBAFN and its member First Nations of Dokis, Henvey Inlet, Magnetawan, Nipissing, Wahnapitae and Wasauksing to manage their Assets and utilize GIS software and data.

The Asset Management and Geographic Information Systems consist of a combination of hardware, software, customized applications, information, policies, and procedures managed by WBAFN. WBAFN is uniquely positioned among First Nations Tribal Councils in implementing advanced GIS technology to meet the needs of its member First Nations.

We are currently configuring the implementation of the Asset Management GIS into the Trimble Cityworks software environment.

Responsibilities:

  1. Support the sustainability and expansion of the technology infrastructure to support WBAFN Asset Management System technology infrastructure consisting of, but not limited to:
  • Data Management
    • Support the development and maintenance of data models and file management standards, and maintenance procedures.Configure geodatabase feature classes, and tables, and relationship classes to meet Cityworks data model requirements.
    • Microsoft SQL server management – user security, data storage requirements, connectivity
  • Support member First Nations capacity to manage GIS-related data.
  • Develop and record metadata for all geodatabase feature classes and tables.
    • Create, implement, and maintain metadata library for all WBAFN asset management GIS features and tables.
  • ESRI ArcGIS Pro Enterprise environment and other ESRI applications
    • Azteca Cityworks Asset Maintenance Management System.
    • SAP Crystal Report to support the creation of various internal and external reports, member First Nation Asset Management Plans.
  • Customized ESRI apps and related software to support specific asset management business needs, such as data collection and maintenance.
  • Support, develop and implement security procedures and policies in coordination with WBAFN, member First Nations, and IT service provider.
  • Support Data and software licensing and management of 3rd party and open-source datasets
  • Services – Support management of enterprise GIS federated servers and shared folders server.
  • Promote policies and legal framework that follows First Nations Information Governance Centre:

Ownership, Control, Access, and Possession (OCAP™)

  • Support WBAFN staff to foster the use of Asset Management System technology, acceptance, skills and trust in member First Nations.
  • WBAFN staff are responsible for working together to determine, propose and develop strategies and plans to meet WBAFN and member First Nation business needs.
  • Work with WBFN staff to determine and implement data Quality Assurance and Quality Control procedures, reports, and tools to support member First Nation needs.
  • Research and Problem Solving
  • Continually monitor changes and advances in technology and Asset Management GIS System needs and develop strategies and implementation plans for Executive Director guidance and approval to address needs.
  • Support any WBAFN work with 3rd parties to improve the Asset Management System
  • Engage and support 3rd party consultants to explore issues and make improvements to the Asset Management and GIS Systems.
  • Work with vendors, such as software companies and consultants who have been engaged by

WBAFN and member First Nations to support their work in the best interest of WBAFN and member First Nations.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • ESRI ArcGIS Enterprise, ArcGIS Pro desktop software.
  • Creating and modifying geodatabases in SQL, data models, import and export of data, create queries, relationships classes, standard templates.
  • ESRI Portal for ArcGIS as well as custom apps such as Field Maps, Survey123 and Cityworks.
  • Microsoft SQL Server Management
  • Trimble Cityworks Maintenance Management Software
  • Knowledge of Autodesk AutoCAD and Revit applications.
  • SAP Crystal Reports
  • Trimble GPS equipment and applications
  • Microsoft products, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, Outlook
  • Data backup policies, systems
  • Support the creation of cartographic products, and reports to support effective communication.
  • Knowledge of Tangible Capital Asset data and operations is considered an asset.
  • Excellent written, and verbal communication skills, which includes:
    • Support GIS Coordinator in providing training, when requested, to WBAFN and member First Nations staff on data collection, maintenance, and analysis.
  • Documenting operating procedures and best practices.
    • Reporting on progress, activities, and issues.
  • Project management, organizational, time management and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of First Nations operations, needs and challenges.

Performance Measurement:

  • Create, maintain, secure Executive Director approval and report on work plans consisting of goals, deliverables, estimates of effort and schedule.
  • Maintain a metadata library identifying the owner, maintenance procedure, licensing, use restrictions, etc. associated with all data in the Asset Management System.
  • Ensure data licensing requirements are adhered to by WBAFN and advising member First Nations on licensing requirements.

Working Conditions:

  • Work under the direction of the Executive Director.
  • Work from your home office, or if directed by the WBAFN Executive Director; work from WBAFN office locate at 25 West Rd., Pickerel, Ontario, and/or 20 Second Avenue North, Sudbury Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Required to have a valid drivers license and reliable personal vehicle. Mileage and travel expenses are reimbursed where approved.
  • Will be expected to travel on occasion and working beyond normal office hours to meet deadlines or WBAFN operational needs as requested and/or approved by the Executive Director.

Compensation:  Will be competitive with area municipalities and based on the applicant’s level of certification and skill

Please send your resume with a cover letter and three employment references to:

Theresa Teddy, Executive Director

Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations
25 West Road, Pickerel, Ontario, P0G 1J0
Office (705) 857-0442
Cell (705) 918-2710

Email:  theresa.teddy@wbafn.com

Miigwetch, to all applicants, however, only those selected for interviews will be notified.

Posting Date:  February 22, 2023,                                         Closing Date:  until position is filled   

Reports To:    Executive Director Purpose: The GIS Database Administrator – Asset Management supports the GIS Coordinator and Infrastructure Technicians to maintain Microsoft SQL and ...