Operations Administrative Assistant ID: 64805

Deadline Date: 2020/11/01

Location:  Michipicoten

Michipicoten First Nation is a vibrant Ojibway First Nation community located on the white sands (north east shores) of Lake Superior. The registered population is approximately 1,100 with 70 members living on reserve. With a strong sense of community and cultural identity, Michipicoten First Nation strives to maintain harmony and balance with Mother Earth, neighbouring First Nations and surrounding communities. Michipicoten First Nation is seeking a full-time Operations Administrative Assistant. Under the direction of the Executive Officer, the Operations Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing administrative services to support the flow, organization and communications of the Operations & Maintenance, Public Works, and Lands Departments.

Posting Date:
 107 Hiawatha Rd
Start Date:
Number of positions:
Days of work:
 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
 Business, Finance and Administration
 -Submit weekly work plans / time sheets
- Track time spent per department for budget tracking
- Maintain shared calendar
- Coordinate and attend regular inter-department meetings
- Retrieve emails and distribute to staff
- Respond to emails on behalf of O&M Supervisor
- Assist with coordination of and set-up of zoom meetings
- Input carpentry crew time sheets
- Prepare letters and memos
- Communicate garbage collection schedule to MFN residents through weekly flyer and website
- Schedule meetings for carpentry staff and O&M Supervisor
- Communicate status of work orders with PW Supervisor and individuals requesting service
- Assist O&M Supervisor with completion of department work plans
-Records minutes at meetings
- Assists with creation and documentation of department policies
- Maintain records of wood supply and distribution to elders and disabled residents
- Update records of cemetery burial plots and research funding sources for upgrades
- Maintain heavy equipment maintenance schedules
- Track snow plowing and submits monthly record to Finance Dept.
- Track staff hours for plowing citizen residences and reserve, for budget and forecasting
- Update inventory and capital asset databases
- Assist with creation and documentation of department policies
- Record and monitor work orders
- Update equipment log identifying maintenance and due dates for MFN vehicles
- Maintain records of current drivers abstracts
- Ensure drivers complete and sign vehicle policy form
- Assist with completion of funding applications, follow-ups, and reporting
- Maintain contact list of emergency response resources
- Set up & maintain housing database for tenant/homeowner applicant info, including maintenance logs
- Coordinate purchase of custodian supplies
- Enter staff time sheets
- Prepare letters and memos as requested
- Coordinate logistical aspects of departmental meetings and events (room, equipment, catering etc.)
- Assist with creation and documentation of department policies
- Attend and provide minutes of meetings with external contacts
- Assist with completion of funding applications, follow-ups, and reporting
- Assist with organizing community engagement meetings
- Update database of departmental inquiries and responses to proponents
- Distribute communications materials to citizens Job Board, Flyer, Website & Social Media
- Track and maintain department assets
 -High school diploma, GED, or equivalent (minimum)
- Degree or diploma in administration, business, or a related field (preferred)
- 3 years experience in an administrative role
- Valid drivers license and access to a reliable vehicle
- Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel), outlook & internet
- Proven ability to multi-task and take direction from multiple sources
- Satisfactory criminal record check
 WAGES: Michipicoten First Nation offers a comprehensive employee benefit package and competitive salary based upon experience and qualifications.
Closing Date/Apply by:
How To Apply:
 Interested persons may submit their cover letter & resume as one document by email to Lisa Belanger hr@michipicoten.com.
Please include the job title in the email subject line. The deadline to apply is Friday, September 11.
Indigenous applicants and citizens of Michipicoten First Nation are encouraged to self-identify and apply. Michipicoten First Nation (MFN) is an equal opportunity employer. MFN will attempt to provide reasonable accommodation for known disability for an applicant or employee if requested. *Michipicoten First Nation is dedicated to promoting equity and diversity and serving the interests of their citizens. The successful candidate will be primarily engaged in serving the interests of Michipicoten citizens and. Michipicoten will give preference to citizens and Indigenous candidates who possess the necessary qualifications.

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Lisa Belanger
Position Title:
 Interim HR Manager
Company Name:
 Michipicoten First Nation
 107 Hiawatha Rd,
Postal Code:
 P0S 1K0
Web Address:

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