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14 Sep 2020


Jean Marie River First Nation –  Jean Marie River, Northwest Territories

Job Description

Jean Marie River First Nation

is seeking a

Jean Marie River First Nation is looking for a highly motivated individual interested in joining our staff to make a difference in our community. Working under the direction of the Chief and council, the Senior Administrative Officer (SAO is responsible for the management, administration and delivery of all Band programs, Municipal Services,
and the Band’s businesses (compliant with legislation, regulation, policy and procedure), ensuring the needs of Band members are met in a reasonable, effective, and efficient manner.


  • degree or diploma in Public Administration or equivalent
  • three years experience in a First Nation or municipal setting
  • excellent knowledge of computer applications
  • a proficient knowledge of financial and human resource management and an understanding of relevant legislation, policy and directive including the municipal and Indian Acts
  • the incumbent will be responsible for transparent, accurate and regular reporting, and that proper rules respecting the management of all revenue and expenditures are in place and adhered to
  • the Senior Administrative Officer must maintain strict confidentiality, high standards of conduct, be respectful and culturally aware. He/she will also be consistent and fair in any business dealings conduct on behalf of the Band
  • ability to speak Slavey and knowledge of Simply Accounting would be an asset

Deadline for the applications is 5:00 pm, October 7, 2020.

How to Apply

For more information, or to request a job description, please contact:
Stanley Sanguez/Chief
Jean Marie River First Nation
Phone: (867) 809-2000, Ext.# 222
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Categories: Other. Job Types: Full-Time. Advertised until: 2020-10-14

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