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Emergency Management Coordinator

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ANISHINABEK NATION

“To give a voice to the vision of the Anishinabek Nation and to preserve

 Anishinabe Bimaadziwin while advancing our goal of Nationhood.”

Employment Opportunity

Emergency Management Coordinator

Location: Nipissing First Nation Head Office

Full Time Position with Benefits

(after successfully completing 3 months of employment)

Salary Range: $60,032.32 to $68,036.62

The Anishinabek Nation is seeking a highly qualified individual to assist and support the Anishinabek First Nations to develop, manage, and update their emergency management plans.  The position reports directly to the Director of the Lands and Resources Department.  The focus of this work is emergency management concerning all hazards/natural disasters, including all activities and risk management measures related to prevention and mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery.  The chosen candidate will ensure multi-dimensional communications to Anishinabek First Nations, citizens, government partners, and external stakeholders, and will support the Lands and Resources Department.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must have a post-secondary diploma and/or degree in environmental science, natural resource management, environmental studies and/or emergency management;
Must have a minimum (2) years related work experience;
Must have knowledge and experience working with the four pillars of emergency management;
Must possess a valid Ontario driver’s license and be insurable;
Must be willing to travel; and
Must be willing to work irregular hours.

REQUIRED SKILLS

Knowledge and understanding of Anishinabek First Nation issues;
Experience working with First Nations and/or Indigenous service organizations;
Knowledge and/or experience with emergency management planning;
Must have excellent communication skills;
Knowledge and understanding of the management of emergencies concerning all hazards/natural disasters;
Knowledge and understanding of activities and risk management measures related to prevention and mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery;
Must have exceptional writing and editing skills across a broad range of related materials (i.e. reports, informational/promotional materials, technical documents, etc.);
Must have experience working with a variety of computer applications, including but not limited to Microsoft Office;
Must have strong time management, decision-making and problem-solving skills; and
Must be highly motivated with the ability to work under minimal supervision and able to meet demanding deadlines.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Support and assist the Anishinabek First Nations to develop, exercise and update their emergency plans;
Work with Anishinabek First Nations to ensure their emergency plans are publicly available and accessible;
Collaborate with Indigenous Services Canada and the Anishinabek First Nations;
Assist and provide support in the identification, completion, and submission of funding applications for applicable program funding to support capacity building within First Nations;
Identify and coordinate appropriate training opportunities for First Nations for emergency management;
Prepare appropriate reports, briefings and position papers, as required;
Assist the Anishinabek First Nations when responding to an emergency event;
Coordinate with the affected First Nation during a recovery phase to ensure that identified damages are remediated accordingly; and
Establish annual work plans addressing the four pillars of emergency management and report on activities.

APPLICATIONS MUST INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

Cover Letter;
Resume;
Three Employment References;
Identify whether the applicant has been previously employed by the Anishinabek Nation (formerly the Union of Ontario Indians). Note that the organization will conduct a reference check with the previous employee’s immediate supervisor;
Identify whether the applicant is a member of one of the 39 Anishinabek First Nations. Qualified applicants of Indigenous ancestry will be given preference in accordance with s. 16(1) of the Canadian Human Rights Act“; and
The Anishinabek Nation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the hiring process.

Applications must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 5, 2023

Applications are to be submitted to:

Glenda St. Amour, Director of Corporate Services

By:

Fax: (705) 497-9135 OR| Email: glenda.st-amour@anishinabek.ca

For inquiries regarding this position, please contact Jason Laronde, Director of Lands and Resources at: jason.laronde@anishinabek.ca

Miigwetch to all applicants for their interest, however, only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.

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