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Posted: Thursday, December 1, 2022
The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq Department of Community Services and Infrastructure
Renewable Energy Project Assistant

About The CMM The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq (The CMM) is a Tribal Council representing the eight Mi’kmaq communities of mainland Nova Scotia. Our mission is to proactively promote and assist Mi’kmaq communities’ initiatives towards self-determination and enhancement of community.

The CMM’s Department of Community Services and Infrastructure (CSI) is currently looking for a motivated and knowledgeable candidate to fill the role of Renewable Energy Project Assistant.
Position Overview Reporting directly to the appointed Manager of Community Planning and Development of The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq of Nova Scotia, the Renewable Energy Project Assistant will be comfortable and familiar with various types of renewable energies and have excellent communication and facilitation skills. In partnership with Clean Foundation, this position will work within a larger team established as the Clean Energy & Equity Network (CEEN). CEEN will work to increase the diversity and inclusionary policies in the energy and efficiency and renewable energy sector in Nova Scotia, as well as increase the knowledge of, and practical experience in, clean energy among Indigenous communities of Nova Scotia.
The Renewable Energy Project Assistant will develop and deliver engaging, community-based workshops on clean and renewable energy through community engagement. This will be an exciting opportunity to join a meaningful new initiative and contribute to building knowledge and effective environmental change in Indigenous communities across Nova Scotia.
Overview of Responsibilities:
• In consultation and collaboration with communities, develop workshops on clean energy for communities of The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq of Nova Scotia.
• Facilitate and deliver these workshops for community members of all ages.
• Create or support the creation of clean energy literacy resources and materials for these communities
. • Remain current on renewable energy & energy efficiency education.
• Support the CEEN working group by reporting back results of these community workshops.
• Work effectively and respectfully with subject matter experts, community partners and stakeholders.
• Perform all other duties/projects as assigned by the CEEN working group and The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq

Position Requirements:
• Experience in community education, e.g., facilitating, and leading workshops with adults and working with diverse groups.
• Post-secondary degree considered an asset.
• Experience working with diverse communities throughout the province, experience working in employment and education initiatives with underrepresented communities will be an asset.
• Experience working within programs that focus on energy efficiency, renewable energy and the transition to a low-carbon economy will be considered an asset. • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite of programs.
• Team player, willingness to learn, optimistic.
• Strong organizational and time management skills.
• Strong written and oral communication skills.
• Must be able to complete and pass a criminal background check.
• Must have a valid Canadian driver’s license and have access to reliable transportation

Why work with us?
The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq (The CMM) is well known throughout Canada as a professional organization that is committed to providing a pleasant and healthy working environment for all its employees. As an organization, we understand that a great work/life balance is essential to success.
As a full-time employee you can expect:
• An atmosphere that is both professional and family oriented.
• Enrollment in the organization’s benefits packages on your first day of employment with no waiting period, which includes Health & Dental, and Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP).
• Generous amounts of paid time off (Paid Statutory Holidays plus St. Anne’s Day and Aboriginal Day, Summer Shutdown (2 weeks), Christmas Shutdown (roughly 2 weeks), plus 1 week of discretionary vacation time (up to 2 weeks with 10 years of service). • Social Committee, Staff Days, Staff Knowledge Days, etc.
If you would like to join The CMM Family, please see below on how to apply for this position.
Salary/Employment Term: Salary Range: $37,000 - $48,000 per year.
This is a Permanent Position (pending successful one-year probationary contract). Application Deadline: Open until filled
Submit Cover Letter AND Resume to: Human Resources c/o The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq PO Box 1590, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 5V3 Email: HR@cmmns.com
We are an equal opportunity employer; however, qualified Aboriginal applicants will be given priority in accordance with the Aboriginal Employment Preference Policy of the Canadian Human Rights Commission. Only those applicants who provide an up-to-date CV along with a cover letter and qualify for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate may be required to submit a current criminal record check. Non-Canadian applicants must be able to provide proof of current entitlement of eligibility to work in Canada
Posted: Tuesday, November 29, 2022
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq
Department of Common Services
Communications and Outreach Officer

About The CMM

The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq (The CMM) is a Tribal Council representing the eight Mi’kmaq communities of mainland Nova Scotia. Our mission is to proactively promote and assist Mi’kmaq communities’ initiatives towards self-determination and enhancement of community.

The CMM’s Department of Common Services is currently looking for a motivated and knowledgeable candidate to fill the role of Communications and Outreach Officer.

Position Overview
Under the direction of the Director of Finance & Administration, and reporting to the CMM Communications Manager, the CMM Communications and Outreach Officer is responsible for providing effective outreach communications for the Departments, leadership, and external partners. The Communications and Outreach Officer will also help develop educational materials relative to departments’ programs and projects, document communities’ activities, workshops and events, increase awareness of capacity development opportunities within Mi’kmaw Communities, prepare content, pictures and graphics for news articles, social media sites, etc., facilitate media relations and/or inquiries, and ongoing communications’ initiatives.

Overview of Responsibilities:
• Assist staff with the development of educational and communication materials
• Monitor and evaluate the operations of overall external communications for organization
• Prepare general communications correspondence and reports as directed by Communications Manager or other team members, as required
• Attend and participate in community workshops, career fairs and other stakeholder events to promote Departments within CMM’s Member Communities and the public, when possible
• Support various Department’s participation at community events to document and take footage of community practices (Example: videos and photos)
• Assist in preparing content, pictures, graphics, etc., for communication purposes such as newsletters, releases, articles for the MMNN, social media and another communications material, as required
• Order and maintain an inventory of promotional items for distribution at schools, community events, workshops, etc.
• Write reports and deliver presentations and briefings for management, as required
• Continually seek education and training to remain culturally responsible and sensitive to needs of client(s) Position Requirements:
• Post-Secondary diploma or certification in a public relation and/or communications field
• Minimum of two-years’ experience in the communications or public relations field
• Excellent communication skills, written and spoken
• Strong work ethic and ability to work in an environment requiring discretion and confidentiality
• Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook etc.)
• Social media and general media training
• Experience working in or with First Nation communities is an asset

Why work with us?

The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq (The CMM) is well known throughout Canada as a professional organization that is committed to providing a pleasant and healthy working environment for all its employees. As an organization, we understand that a great work/life balance is essential to success.

As a full-time employee you can expect:
• An atmosphere that is both professional and family oriented.
• Enrollment in the organization’s benefits packages on your first day of employment with no waiting period, which includes Health & Dental, and Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP).
• Generous amounts of paid time off (Paid Statutory Holidays plus St. Anne’s Day and Aboriginal Day, Summer Shutdown (2 weeks), Christmas Shutdown (roughly 2 weeks), plus 1 week of discretionary vacation time (up to 2 weeks with 10 years of service).
• Social Committee, Staff Days, Staff Knowledge Days, etc.

If you would like to join The CMM Family, please see below on how to apply for this position. Salary/Employment Term: Salary Range: $45,000 - $55,000 per year. This is a Permanent Position (pending successful one-year probationary contract).

Application Deadline: Open until filled Submit Cover Letter AND Resume to: Human Resources c/o The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq PO Box 1590, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 5V3 Email: HR@cmmns.com We are an equal opportunity employer; however, qualified Aboriginal applicants will be given priority in accordance with the Aboriginal Employment Preference Policy of the Canadian Human Rights Commission. Only those applicants who provide an up-to-date CV along with a cover letter and qualify for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate may be required to submit a current criminal record check. Non-Canadian applicants must be able to provide proof of current entitlement of eligibility to work in Canada.
Posted: Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Job Title:  Graduate Technologist Trainee - Distribution Design

Company: BC Hydro

Location:  Surrey, British Columbia, Canada

Closing Date:  January 2, 2023

Internal #:  BCH-R-4666-221118E1

Interested candidates should submit their applications online at https://app.bchydro.com/careers/current_opp.html by January 2, 2023.
More details can be found here Details (okanagan.bc.ca)

Posted: Monday, November 28, 2022
ACTivate (Activating Community Tourism)

Building Strong & Resilient Communities

 

Are you a community leader or change maker interested in helping your community reach its full potential? GMIST has partnered with Coady Institute at St. Francis Xavier University to create an exciting NEW community development program - ACTivate! During this immersive learning program, participants will learn skills and tools that they can apply within their own communities. A strengths-based and citizen-led approach to development will be the foundation for the program. Upon completion a University accredited certificate in Asset Based Community Development from St. FX will be issued.

 

Application Deadline: January 18, 2023.

 

Interested but would like to hear more? There are two ACTivate Zoom information sessions coming up. Register for 10 am AT (10:30 am NT) December 1 or 2 pm AT (2:30 pm NT) December 14.


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LIFT Program

Leadership and Innovation for the Future of Tourism

 

LIFT is GMIST's most innovative experience development program featuring a blend of online and in-person learning, including e-courses, peer-to peer online learning via Zoom and an immersive week in person week in Gros Morne National Park! This program is open to tourism operators and organizations who have an experience idea or concept that they would like to bring to market in 2023/2024.

 

Application Deadline: January 31, 2023

 

Interested but would like to hear more? There will be a LIFT information session at 2 pm AT (2:30 pm NT) on December 8.


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Wait, there's more....

 

We are working on more winter programming here at GMIST - keep an eye on our website in the coming weeks for further details!

 

Gros Morne Institute for Sustainable Tourism

www.gmist.ca

Posted: Monday, November 28, 2022
Certified Millwright
Armstrong, British Columbia 
Reporting to the Supervisor, Millwrights work as part of a team to provide quality operational repairs and preventative maintenance services. As a member of a high performance team, you will be responsible for the maintenance of all mill machinery and duties including:
  • Maintenance of pumps, conveyors, compressors, mechanical systems, rollers & chains, bearings and hydraulics involved in the manufacturing process;
  • Undertake preventative and predictive maintenance program for equipment, read blueprints, diagrams, and schematic drawings to assemble equipment and follow work procedures & processes;
  • Inspect and examine machinery and equipment to detect and investigate irregularities and malfunctions;
  • Troubleshoot, analyze, diagnose, lubricate, and perform maintenance work on machinery;
  • Repair and assemble hydraulic equipment and cylinders. Assemble large, precision heavy equipment for the wood processing sector;
  • Utilize knowledge and skills to recognize opportunities for improvements and savings.

What We’re Looking For:
  • Certified Millwright with a valid Interprovincial ticket;
  • Hydraulic systems troubleshooting experience;
  • Ability to read blue prints, plans and schematics;
  • Strong problem solving skills;
  • Commitment to working safely coupled with strong communication & interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision;
  • Organizational and planning skills as well as proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook considered an asset;
  • Experience with CMMS systems and JD Edwards;
  • Previous experience in a forest products environment considered an asset.
What We Offer:
  • An unyielding commitment to your personal safety
  • Competitive pay and exceptional benefits
  • The opportunity to work with the best and brightest in the industry
  • A positive, dynamic, and inclusive work environment
  • An open, innovative culture with diverse opportunities
  • A commitment to investing in our people through training and development
  • The chance to live (and play) where you work
 Want to know what it’s like to work for Tolko? Click here
Who We Are:
With state-of-the-art operations across western Canada, Tolko is a leading manufacturer of a wide range of forest products for customers around the world.  For over 60 years, our family-owned company has been recognized by customers and business partners for being reliable, flexible, efficient and offering quality products. With the third generation of family leadership, we’re continuing that legacy today in our divisions throughout western Canada and joint ventures in the Southern United States.
At Tolko, our values, vision and mission aren’t just what we believe. They’re how we work, live and serve our customers every day. Fundamental to our success is a diverse and committed workforce that thrives on change, building relationships, and a drive toward excellence.
Grow Here, Achieve More:
When you join Tolko, you’ll develop your skills and be encouraged to pursue diverse opportunities with a company that’s built on integrity, respect, and provides employees with the inclusive environment, support and opportunity to build great lives.
If this position sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to hear from you!  Applications will be accepted at www.tolko.com until the position is filled.
To protect the privacy of your personal information, please ensure that when you apply, you are directed to Tolko’s job board at https://recruiting.ultipro.ca or Tolko.com/careers.
We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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