Local CTA Administrator

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  • Post Date: February 25, 2020
Job Description

Department: Special Projects
Designation: Fulltime / Regular
Probation Period: 3 months
Level: Level 3
Location: Whapmagoostui, QC

General Accountability

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.

Duties and Responsibilities

Functional Responsibilities

  • 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.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Follow the Emergency measures plan of the community in case of need.
  • Perform all other duties as required.

Employment Requirements

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.

Additional Requirements

  • Typical office setting where there are no unusual physical demands.

Working Environment

The Local Administrator works from an office building in their respective community and is responsible for working from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with one hour off for lunch. In addition, attendance may be required at odd hours and weekends.

SALARY : Commensurate with qualifications.

PLACE OF WORK : Whapmagoostui, Eeyou Istchee

DATE OF POSTING : February 25, 2020


Please send your application and curriculum vitae via regular mail, fax or email to:

Peggy Blackned – Executive Assistant Cree Trappers Association PO Box 250 Eastmain, QC J0M 1W0

Tel: 819-977-2165

Fax: 819-977-2168

Email: pblackned@ctaoffice.ca

Only candidates retained for interviews will be contacted