Department: Special Projects
Designation: Fulltime / Regular
Probation Period: 3 months
Level: Level 3
Location: Waswanipi, QC
Reporting to the Special Projects Coordinator, the Local Administrator is responsible for implementing and coordinating various local community-based projects and programs designed to protect and promote the interests of Cree trappers.
- Plan, implement and coordinate assigned projects and activities that are set by the Local CTA committee.
- Order and coordinate the sale of hunting and trapping equipment to members in accordance with the established guidelines. Ensure all transactions are properly recorded in accordance with CTA purchase procedures.
- Maintain up-to-date coordinates and locations of all camps and trap line boundaries.
- Distribute up to date maps with the trap lines as required in case of emergencies and for insurance purposes.
- Collect and record the membership fees in an efficient and accurate manner.
- Ensure the community membership list is updated and submitted to the CTA head office.
- Ensure the confidentiality and security of all transactions and dealings with trappers and members.
- Promote the benefits of possessing a CTA membership an CTA programs through local media and other marketing tools.
- Ensure the preparation and submission of reports to CTA Management.
Fur Harvesting Responsibilities
- Pack and ship the fur collections in accordance with the guidelines provided by the Fur Technician.
- Prepare payments for purchase of fur in accordance with the accounting worksheets.
- Promote the importance of harvesting high quality furs to trappers and inform them to the auction dates and deadlines.
- Grade and sort the collection of fur when required.
- Examine and establish fur prices in accordance with set guidelines and rates when required.
Special Projects Responsibilities
- Collect data and prepare monthly reports related to Big Game Survey, Trap-line Captures, etc.
- Coordinate and oversee the bush-radio communication system rental to trappers, including receiving accurate paperwork and payments. Ensure all communication equipment is functional and maintained on a regular basis.
- Administer and oversee the CTA Trappers Cabin Insurance Program. Assist members with their forms, subsidies, pictures and evaluate their needs for a new cabin.
- Assist in the planning and coordination of courses that can be offered to local CTA members, for example, trapping or firearms safety courses.
Support to the Local CTA responsibilities (responsibilities can include)
- Provide updated files on projects and programs for the local CTA committee meetings.
- Prepare quarterly activity and financial reports for Local CTA committee.
- Coordinate the Annual General Assembly and prepare required documents and presentations.
- Collaborate with the local trapper committees in meetings, planning and implementation of community projects and programs.
- Follow the Emergency measures plan of the community in case of need.
- Perform all other duties as required.
Education and Certification
- High School Diploma
- Valid class 5 driver’s license
- Valid first aid certificate
- One to three years of experience
- Fluent in the Cree language and English language required
- Knowledge of the French language is an asset
Knowledge and Abilities
- Good computer skills (Microsoft).
- Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
- High standards of ethics and confidentiality in dealing with CTA clientele and files.
- Effective organizational and coordinating skills.
- Typical office setting where there are no unusual physical demands.
DATE OF POSTING: Monday, September 21, 2020
CLOSING DATE TO SUBMIT APPLICATIONS: Friday, October 9, 2020 at 5 :00 pm
Please send your application and curriculum vitae via regular mail, fax or email to:
Peggy Blackned, Executive Assistant Cree Trappers Association PO Box 250 – 158 Opinaca St.
Eastmain, QC J0M 1W0
Only candidates retained for interviews will