External PostingDirector, Technical and Emergency Management Services

Closing Date: January 29th, 2021
Posted Date: January 13th, 2021



The Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council (KTC) is comprised of the member Nations of: Loon River First Nation – #476, Lubicon Lake Band – #453, Peerless Trout First Nation – #478, Whitefish Lake First Nation – #459 and Woodland Cree First Nation – #474.  KTC was formed in 1995 to facilitate joint action by the member Nations on matters of mutual concern.

While there are many similarities between the Five (5) KTC member Nations, each has its own unique character and features.  All are surrounded by a warmth and beauty rich with culture and traditions of the Cree people.

The primary role of the Tribal Council is to provide guidance and support to the individual member First Nations in developing and achieving success in the management and administration of their own programs with the intent of developing self-reliance.



Job Title:  Director, Technical and Emergency Management Services

Location:  Temporarily Remote due to COVID – 19

Shift: M-F, 35 Hours/week; in Emergencies as required

Closing Date: January 29, 2021



Provide technical and engineering advisory services and program support to KTC and its member First Nations in the implementation, operation and maintenance of capital infrastructure projects, assets and facilities. Lead coordination of emergency management services on behalf of Tribal Council and provide advisory services in emergency management to member First Nations.

Duties & Responsibilities

Experience and Education:

  • A university diploma in Engineering, eligible for the APEGA registration is preferred
  • Minimum 10 years of working experience in engineering projects, preferably in Northern Alberta
  • Formal training and/or experience in emergency management is required
  • Occupational Health and Safety training is considered an asset
  • Knowledge/training of the Alberta Emergency & Public Safety operations
  • Equivalencies will be considered

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Act on behalf of the KTC member Nations to implement all capital infrastructure projects funded by Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)
  • Work closely with the member nations’ Director of Public Works and Housing teams
  • Administer contracts for the provision of supplies and services for KTC
  • Lead Connectivity Project on behalf of KTC and member First Nations
  • Facilitate Nation coordination of Research and Mapping
  • Develop/host an Emergency Planning Forum framework and support implementation for each of the Five (5) First Nations as lead by the DEM’s
  • Reporting on various projects on behalf of KTC




Skills and Attributes:

  • Effective written, communication and computer skills
  • Ability to handle a variety of issues at the same time and work under pressure
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills



  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Cree language is an asset
  • Must provide a current driver’s abstract
  • Must provide a current criminal check record


Please submit:

A cover letter and resume with 3 professional references giving KTC expressed written permission to contact your references.  Please send your complete package too:

Sonja Voyageur, Human Resource Coordinator at ktchr@ktcadmin.ca

We sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

Send Resumes To:

Sonja Voyageur, Human Resource Coordinator


**We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted**