External PostingCommunity Peace Officer (CPOLv1) Capital Projects

Closing Date: March 31st, 2021
Posted Date: February 5th, 2021


The Fort McKay First Nation (FMFN) is composed of over 800 band members, including those of Cree and Dene heritage, with approximately 400 members residing in the hamlet of Fort McKay — a community located approximately 65 km north of Fort McMurray. Fort McKay offers the best of both worlds: remote northern life for the nature lover and proximity to a large city of about 70,000 people with all the amenities you need.

The Fort McKay First Nation is seeking a motivated and multitasked oriented individual who is flexible and works well in a team environment to fill the permanent full-time position of Community Peace Officer (LV1), reporting directly to the OHSE & Emergency Service Manager. Fort McKay First Nation (FMFN) is committed to enhancing community standards with a focus on public safety and security, with risks to the community considered a threat. From risk assessment to service delivery, we work in partnership with the RCMP, local businesses, and organizations to provide integrated solutions to security challenges. We make a difference by helping our people live, work, and play in safe and secure environment where they can thrive and prosper. This is a permanent full-time position and is based on seventy-five (75) hours bi-weekly and will include a mix of day shifts and night shifts.

Duties & Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Monitoring of community and industrial parks as well as traditional land areas
• By-law enforcement and support including animal control.
• Main community building and capital asset patrols. • Enforce traffic regulations including but not limited to identifying violations/using laser/radar, signaling violators to stop, directing traffic, and aiding motorists, and issuing summonses, appearance notices, and roadside suspensions.
• Fire-sprinkler system monitor watch.
• Security camera monitoring and support.
• Cleaning work areas and vehicles before leaving shift.
• Taking witness and victims statements.
• Observation and reporting of any unlawful activity.
• Control of access to premises being protected; South and North Shop, Houses under construction.
• Operate a company vehicle for work related purposes.
• Maintain professional standards of FMFN by following the policies and procedures.

• Neutralize situations calmly with tact and common sense.


• High School Diploma or equivalent – minimum. Post-Secondary education is preferred.
• Ability to pass a police clearance.
• Must be able to provide a clean driver’s abstract with a class 5 license
• Must have a Community Peace Officer Level 1 (CPO 1) designation or equivalent.
• Emergency First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate;
• Good physical fitness to move with ease throughout - sitting, standing, walking intervals.
• Past experience as a Peace Officer, Police Officer or Bylaw Officer would be an asset
• Experience in First Nations community is a definite asset
• Able to speak, read and write Cree and Dene is an asset


ONLINE: https://fortmckayfirstnation2.applytojob.com/apply
You can also check us out on social media -> Facebook & LinkedIn
Closing Date: Until filled
Please ensure you indicate the Competition #003-2021
*Preference will be given to qualified applicants of Aboriginal ancestry in any hiring decision, please declare your Aboriginal status in your application.

Send Resumes To:

Human Resources


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