MBQ EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

About MBQ:
Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte (MBQ) is a vibrant First Nation community located on the beautiful shores of the Bay of Quinte. We are located approximately 20 minutes from Belleville, ON and centrally located between Toronto and Ottawa. There are approximately 11,000 registered members with approximately 2200 residing in Tyendinaga. MBQ is an employer that prides itself on diversity and fairness, providing a progressive working environment that fosters culture, positivity, and growth.

INTERNAL

Position Title: Child Care Educator
Posting Type: Internal
Program: Eksa’Okon:’a Child Care Centre
Location: Eksa’Okon:’a Child Care Centre, Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, ON
Position Type: Full Time
Duration: Permanent
Posting Closes/Deadline: April 28, 2024, at 11:59 p.m.
Tentative Interview Dates: TBD
Salary Range: RECE- $55,265.60 – $59,467.20 – Non Reg ECE $46,425.60 – $51,188.80

Position Summary:
Eksa’Okon:’ a Child Care Centre is looking for individuals who enjoy working with children, are child centric, and are looking for engaging and rewarding careers. Must possess strong organizational skills and have a positive attitude. Must also possess strong communication skills and be able to work collaboratively with the team at large.
The Child Care Educator will be reporting to the Day Care Manager at the Child Care Centre and is responsible for providing educational/age-appropriate learning activities for children; assisting children with personal care needs and performing classroom related domestic responsibilities. Also, must work well with parents, community members, and network with other programs.

Position Title: Custodian – Community Wellbeing Centre
Posting Type: Internal
Program: Community Wellbeing Centre
Location: Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, ON
Position Type: Full Time
Duration: Permanent Position
Posting Closes/Deadline: April 28, 2024, at 11:59 p.m.
Tentative Interview Dates: TBD
Salary Range: Pay Grade Level A (Annualized Salary range $38,064-$42,806.40)

Position Summary:
The Administration Office Custodian is directly responsible and accountable to the Director of Community Wellbeing and works closely with the programs to provide a full range of custodial services to the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte’s main Administration Building.

Position Title: Desktop Technician (Development Position)
Posting Type: Internal
Program: IT Department
Location: Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, ON
Position Type: Full Time
Duration: Permanent Position
Posting Closes/Deadline: April 28, 2024, at 11:59 p.m.
Tentative Interview Dates: TBD
Salary Range: Pay Grade Level C (55,265.60 – $59,467.20)

Position Summary:
The Desktop Technician’s main duty is to provide a single point of contact for end-users with IT related issues/questions. This is a development position, under the guidance of the Information Technology Manager, the Desktop Technician caries out day to day activities to support the continued operation of the organization’s PC desktop environment. The Desktop Technician will train and work with a team of other desktop technicians to provide technical support in person, via phone, email, and virtual settings but is comfortable working alone when required. The Desktop Technician is a well-rounded individual with basic knowledge in troubleshooting/setup/repair of PC hardware, network equipment, computer peripherals, and software applications. Along with these duties, the Desktop Technician is also responsible to assist with supporting the organizations cell phones / tablets including troubleshooting problems and ordering upgrades / replacements. Due to the nature of the position, the Desktop Technician has and/or will develop excellent communication skills which are needed to properly communicate issues, troubleshooting steps and resolutions to end users. The Desktop Technician will need to be in constant contact with the Information Technology Manager and the rest of the team to ensure that any potential problems are identified and corrected before they become an issue. Training courses, as well as on the job training, will be an ongoing component for the success of this position.

Position Title: Executive Assistant to the Council
Posting Type: Internal
Program: Administration
Location: Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, ON
Position Type: Full Time
Duration: Permanent Position
Posting Closes/Deadline: April 28, 2024, 2023, at 11:59 p.m.
Tentative Interview Dates: TBD
Salary Range: Pay Grade Level D (Annualized Salary range $$62,420.80 – $72,612.80)

Position Summary:
The Executive Assistant to the Council will be directly responsible and accountable to the Senior Director of Operations and will work closely with the elected councillors of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Council. The Executive Assistant to the Council will provide support and perform administrative duties that assist the elected Council in the performance of their political duties. This position is continuous.

Position Title: First Nations Youth Outreach Worker
Posting Type: Internal
Program: Enyonkwa’nikonhriyo:hake Good Minds – Community Wellbeing Centre
Location: Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, ON
Position Type: Full Time
Duration: Term Position (12 Months)
Posting Closes/Deadline: April 28, 2024, at 11:59 p.m.
Tentative Interview Dates: TBD
Salary Range: Pay Grade Level C ($ $55,265.60 ~ $59,467.20 Annual Salary Range)

Position Summary:
The Indigenous Child and Youth Mental Wellness Outreach Worker will work collaboratively with members of the team and other programs to ensure all clients receive support and wholistic care; support clients to maintain their emotional, physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing; offer guidance and support to programs in the client’s geographical location regarding providing culturally appropriate support services; to encourage and build supports with outside agencies for referral purposes and to build resources.

Position Title: Gladue Writer
Posting Type: Internal
Program: Tontakayè:ri’ne – Restorative Justice Program
Location: Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, ON
Position Type: Full Time
Duration: Permanent Position
Posting Closes/Deadline: April 28, 2024, at 11:59 p.m.
Tentative Interview Dates: TBD
Salary Range: Under Review

Position Summary:
The Gladue Writer supports Aboriginal accused (adults and youth) and justice personnel in applying sentencing principals set out in section 718.2(e) of the Criminal Code and section 38(2)(d) of the Youth Criminal Justice Act. The Gladue Writer’s primary responsibilities include conducting relevant research for Gladue content and writing and submitting Gladue letters and/or reports as requested by the judge for Aboriginal offenders. The Gladue Writer provides support to all other operations of the Tontakayè:ri’ne Restorative Justice Program and particularly to the other writers.
Gladue reports provide the court with a comprehensive picture of the personal history, appropriate referrals and restorative options available to the court re: sentencing, when applicable. The Gladue Writer compiles this information by conducting interviews with the accused, family members and other people who know the offender.

Position Title: Ohahase Principal
Posting Type: Internal
Program: Education
Location: Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, ON
Position Type: Full Time
Duration: Permanent Position
Posting Closes/Deadline: April 28, 2024, at 11:59 p.m.
Tentative Interview Dates: TBD
Salary Range: Pay Grade Level F (Annualized Salary range $84,822.40 – $92,144)

Position Summary:
The Ohahase Principal (Program Manager) is responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of programming within the Ohahase Education Centre, including a Secondary School Program and the Adult Education Program
The Principal (Program Manager) works closely with the Director of Education and staff members of the Education Centre.

EXTERNAL

Position Title: Community Language Engagement Coordinator
Posting Type: Internal/External
Program/Department: Education
Location: Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, ON
Position Type: Full Time
Duration: Permanent Position
Posting Closes/Deadline: April 28, 2024, at 11:59 p.m.
Tentative Interview Dates: TBD
Salary Range: Under Review

Position Summary:
The Community Language Engagement Coordinator is responsible for establishing the Mohawk Language program in accordance with the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte 2017-2022 Kenhtè:ke Strategic Plan for Kanyen’kéha and related goals and initiatives. The Community Language Engagement Coordinator will build and strengthen collaborative relationships, and implement best practices in language revitalization, promotion, and maintenance targeted for the Business Community, including MBQ.

Position Title: Economic Development Officer
Posting Type: Internal/External
Program: Community Services
Location: Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, ON
Position Type: Full Time
Duration: Permanent Position
Posting Closes/Deadline: April 28, 2024, at 11:59 p.m.
Tentative Interview Dates: TBD
Salary Range: Pay Grade Level C (Annualized Salary range $55,265.60 – $59,467.20)

Position Summary:
The Economic Development Officer (EDO) is responsible for planning, developing, coordinating and implementing economic development policies, strategies, and initiatives that improve the community, socioeconomic, and business development in the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte.
Working time is divided between the office, meeting with community members, and travelling to outlying communities and through the province as necessary. EDO’s are to use a grass root perspective to locate and meet with individuals, businesses, key contacts and government service providers.
The EDO must be prepared to work with excellent organizational and preparation skills to ensure they have the necessary tools to complete tasks while working away from the office.
Travel will be necessary for the EDO.

UNAFFILIATED ORGANIZATIONS
TYENDINAGA POLICE SERVICE
POLICE CONSTABLE RECRUIT AND EXPERICENCED OFFICERS
Once again it is with pleasure and enthusiasm that the Tyendinaga Police reach out in hopes of gathering a Police Constable hiring pool for the year of 2024/2025.
If you are committed to working collaboratively to prevent crime and improve public safety within the Tyendinaga First Nation, then this opportunity could be right for you.
We love and encourage community members and those with Indigenous ancestry that meet the qualifications to apply, but it is open to anyone.
Who are the Tyendinaga Police?
The Tyendinaga Police are a progressive and community oriented First Nation police service that values honour and respect within the Mohawk Culture. We are committed to a healthy and sustainable workforce and guided by the principles of truth, accountability and transparency.
Your Expectations as a Police Officer on Tyendinaga
You are dedicated to the Tyendinaga community. You are an officer that treats others with dignity. You are honest and accountable for what you do. You have a constant drive for self-improvement and education enhancement.
You have an understanding and sensitivity to the experiences of Indigenous people dating back to the times of colonialism and knowledgeable about the atrocity of the residential school system and its lingering effects.
You possess good verbal and written communication skills and proficient using computer systems to conduct data entry, report writing and communications, including MS Word, Excel and Outlook.
What are the Qualifications?
As outlined by the Constable Selection System (CSS), the minimum qualifications are as follows:
• Minimum 18 years of age.
• Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
• Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or its equivalent (i.e. grade 12 from any province of Canada). Candidates who do not have a grade 12 diploma, but have completed a college diploma program or a university degree program will be considered as having a grade 12 diploma. Applicants educated outside Canada should refer to the Government of Canada – Education Assessment Resources.
• Class ‘G’ driver’s license with full driving privileges and no more than six (6) demerit points.
• No criminal record for which a records suspension (pardon) has not been received and be of good moral character and habits.
• Fluency in English.
• Certified in Standard First-Aid and CPR (level “C”).
• Pass Medical, Psychological, Security, and Financial Assessments and a detailed Character Investigation
• Be physically and mentally able to perform the duties of the position, having regard for personal safety and the safety of members of the public. Prior to applying and throughout your recruitment process candidates must be able to achieve and maintain Level 7 or higher in the Leger 20m Shuttle Run.
• Knowledge of Tyendinaga, our customs, our people, and our current community issues is a must.
Why work for the Tyendinaga Police?
• Top wage comparable with other police services in Ontario.
• Robust benefit package.
• Robust retirement package.
• Great vacation leave.
• Challenging working environment.
• Excellent Southern Ontario location along the picturesque Bay of Quinte.
A recruiting process takes a fair amount of time followed by 5 months of training. Expect up to a year for processing new recruits. Resumes submitted this year will be for training in the Fall 2024/Winter 2025 Academy classes. If you submitted before 2024, you will be required to submit an updated resume.
Send resumes to Jason.brant@opp.ca or bring a hard copy by in person (6 Meadow Drive, TMT).
J. Brant
Tyendinaga Police Chief