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Job Number:  45430
Health Director
Job Posted: Wednesday, 13 June 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 13 July 2018
(34 days ago)
Employment Office
Region: Northern Alberta Type: Full time
Location: Peerless Lake Salary: (not entered)
  • Great opportunity for an effective leader who is looking to make a difference in the health of a First Nations community
  • Enjoy a highly competitive remuneration package and great benefits 
  • Take the next step in your career with a highly respected and collaborative organization 

About The Peerless Trout First Nation

The Peerless Trout First Nation was officially constituted on May 19, 2010 and approved by Alberta and Canada by December 13, 2010 and is located 68 kilometers Northeast of Red Earth, Alberta. Through the Land Claim settlement of 2010, approximately 63,000 acres are to be designated as reserve land for the Peerless Trout First Nation. As of there are currently 882 members registered within the First Nation with the majority of members residing within the two communities of Peerless and Trout Lake.

About the Opportunity

The Peerless Trout First Nation is seeking a proven leader for the position of Director of Health at the Health Centre located at Peerless Lake, Alberta. This is a full-time position based on 40 hours a week, working Monday to Friday. A flexible schedule and ability to work some evenings and weekends is required.  


Reporting to the Band Manager, you will be responsible for administering, monitoring, evaluating and implementing the successful delivery and operations of the Peerless Trout First Nation health programs and services.


The successful candidate will have a Degree or Diploma in Health Administration/Social Sciences or a relevant discipline, as well as a minimum of 5 years of progressive health administration experience, preferably with a First Nation. The ability to speak/understand Cree will be seen as an asset. 


Our ideal candidate for this role will also currently hold or be willing to obtain an FNHMA Certification.


You will also demonstrate:

  • Knowledge and understanding of First Nation needs, issues and concerns regarding health 
  • Knowledge and understanding of First Nations culture, communities and their respective organizations 
  • Knowledge and experience involving management and administrative matters/practices such as accounting, strategic planning, supervision of staff and projects and evaluation principles and techniques 
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient use of word processing, spreadsheets, internet, database systems and/or equivalent computer knowledge 
  • Good planning, decision-making, problem-solving and other management skills
  • Ability to work as a team member 
  • Basic financial/accounting skills

You will do well in this role if you are an effective communicator who is culturally sensitive to diverse populations and works well in a team environment. 

Please note that this role involves some travel so a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle are requirements of this role. Additionally, you must be willing to undergo an RCMP Police Information Check and provide a Child Welfare Record Check in order to qualify for this role.

About the Benefits

This role is guaranteed to provide the challenge and fulfillment that comes with finishing each day knowing you have made a genuine difference in the lives of others.

The successful candidate will be rewarded with a highly competitive salary and a range of great benefits, including: 

  • Extensive group insurance package, long term short term life, health dental and vision
  • RRSP matching
  • Relocation assistance
  • Competitive vacation allowance
  • Education allowance

At The Peerless Trout First Nation, we value the happiness of our team and host numerous social events over the year including seasonal summer BBQ's, Christmas parties and an annual company retreat. 

Don't miss this unique opportunity to join a respected First Nations organization that prides itself on its collaborative and supportive working environment. APPLY NOW! For full details and to apply, please visit http://jobs.applyfirst.ca/jobs/100544

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1133 Melville Street
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