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ACFN is an equal opportunity employer and employment equity is an important factor in our selection process. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter or resume if they identify and are a member of the following group: Indigenous People (ACFN, MCFN, FMFN, etc., status or non-status, Inuit or Métis). Preference may be given to Indigenous People.

Employment Opportunities

Available opportunities within ACFN, DLRM and KTM

The Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation (ACFN) is seeking to fill one (1) full-time temporary position of Electrician and Lead Maintenance for one (1) year and with the possibility of an extension. This position consists of “14 days on/7 days off” shift cycle; each shift will comprise of 88 hours at regular pay with an option to accumulate 24 hours of overtime pay out at 1.5 your hourly rate for a total of 112 hours per shift cycle and any additional hours worked will be at the overtime rate.  However, schedule and location may change from time to time to meet operational requirements. This is a local position to Fort Chipewyan, AB., and shared accommodations and transportation are provided.  Reporting to the Housing Manager or designate, ACFN; the Electrician/Maintenance Lead is responsible for providing physical labour and maintenance for ACFN facilities, housing construction sites and residential homes.

The Dene Lands and Resource Management (DLRM) is seeking one (1) ambitious Indigenous student (post-secondary; college or university) First Nations and Inuit secondary and post-secondary student aged 15 to 30 inclusive, to join Team DLRM for a full-time temporary position of Summer Student – Community Research Assistant. This position consists of 5 days on, 2 days off; Monday to Friday, 7.5-hour days, and 37.5 hours per week.  However, schedule and location may change from time to time to meet operational requirements.  

This is a local position to Fort McMurray, AB., and the candidate must have their own accommodations and transportation. This temporary summer student role is expected to end on or before
August 31, 2024.  The summer student’s general duties are to assist the Dene Lands and Resource Management team. 

The Fort Chipewyan Community Daycare is seeking to fill one (1) temporary full-time position of Summer Student Early Childhood Educator (ECE). Please note: ECE Level 1 certification/training will be provided to the successful student candidate; no experience necessary, and training will be provided. This role is local to Fort Chipewyan, AB; candidates must have their own accommodations and transportation. This temporary student role is expected to end on or before August 30, 2024. 

Extended Closing Date:  May 16, 2024.

The Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation (ACFN) is seeking one (1) ambitious Indigenous students (high school or post-secondary; college or university) to join Team ACFN for a full-time temporary position of Summer Student – Team Lead. This position consists of Monday to Friday, 7.5-hour days, and 37.5 hours per week. This is a local position to Fort Chipewyan, AB., and candidates must have their own accommodations and transportation. This temporary student role is expected to end on or before August 30, 2024. The Summer Student Team-Lead’s general duties are to coordinate ACFN’S summer student program. 

Team ACFN, Housing department and Uncle Fred’s Youth & Elders Lodge are seeking three (3) fit & ambitious Indigenous students for a full-time temporary positions of Labourer. 

Team ACFN is seeking Five (5) ambitious Indigenous students to join Team ACFN/DLRM for a full-time temporary positions of Summer Students – Administrative Assistant; located in Fort McMurray, AB.; and Fort Chipewyan, AB. 

Extended Closing Date:  May 16, 2024.

The Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation (ACFN) is seeking to fill one full-time temporary position of Health and Prevention Advocate.  This temporary role is for a period of one (1) year, and with a possibility of an extension. The hours of work is 37.5 hours per week, and to meet operational requirements a willingness to work evenings, weekends, and holidays to accommodate events/ programs is required.

The position is local to Fort Chipewyan, AB., or Fort McMurray, AB., and candidates are responsible for their own accommodations and transportation. Reporting to the Social Worker and Development Manager, the Health and Prevention Advocate is responsible to provide administrative support and assists members to navigate the health and social service systems.

The Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation is seeking to fill  one (1) full-time temporary position of Manager, Health and Wellness (MHW)for a period of one (1) year, and with the possibility of an extension.  This position consists of 5 days on, 2 days off; Monday to Friday, 7.5-hour days, and 37.5 hours per week. However, schedule and location may change from time to time to meet operational requirements. This position is local to Fort Chipewyan, AB., or Fort McMurray, AB., and the successful candidates must have their own transportation and accommodations.  Reporting to the Chief of Operation, the MHW is responsible to support innovation and improvement in Indigenous Health and to work towards health equity for Indigenous peoples and communities; address racism and focus more on determinants of health and prevention; advocacy, counselling, support, education and facilitation of traditional Indigenous wellness services to patients, families and health professionals; facilitates and provides education about respectful relationships and health care for Indigenous people.

The Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation (ACFN) is seeking to fill one (1) full-time temporary position of Temporary Emergency Management Manager (EMM) for a period of one year and with the possibility of an extension. This temporary position consists of 5 days on, 2 days off; Monday to Friday, 7.5-hour days, and 37.5 hours per week. However, schedule and location may change from time to time to meet operational requirements. This is a local position to Fort Chipewyan, AB., and candidates must have their own accommodations and transportation. The EMM is responsible to support the Deputy(s) Director of Emergency Management to ensure community safety and resilience during emergency events by developing, implementing, and coordinating emergency plans. With a strategic focus and effective leadership, the EMM serves as the foundation for community preparedness, coordinating resources, collaborating with ACFN’s Emergency Management Committee, and providing guidance during an emergency event. The EMM is a key liaison during times of crisis, responsible for overseeing all emergency services and safeguarding the community through seamless coordination and strategic thinking.

  • Early Childhood Educator Level 1, 2, or 3 – Fort Chipewyan Community Daycare.
  • Please note:  Level 1 certification/training will be provided to candidates who are not certified;  however, you must be certified within 6 months of employment and must not have unsupervised access to children until certified.
  • Selection Process Number:  FCCD/ACFN-2024-009.
  • One (1) permanent role available.
  • 7.5-hour days, and 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday.
  • This is a local position to Fort Chipewyan, AB.
  • Shared accommodations is available at a nominal rate, and relocation expenses may be available.
How to apply:
  • Interested candidates may send a resume and a covering letter by email to:  HR@acfn.com
  • Please quote Selection Process Number: FCCD/ACFN-2024-009 in the subject line.
  • Closing Date: Résumés will be accepted until a successful candidate is selected.  
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The K’ai Tailé Market is seeking to fill one (1) full-time position of Grocery/Stock Clerk. This permanent role consists of 5 days on, 2 days off; 7.5-hour days, and 37.5 hours per week. Willingness to work variable shifts including evenings, weekends and holidays. The schedule may change from time to time to meet operational requirements. The role reports to the Grocery Floor Supervisor, and is responsible for maintaining merchandise; unpack and replenish merchandise; restocking shelves and product presentation. This is a local position to Fort Chipewyan, AB; and the successful candidate is responsible for their own accommodation and transportation. 

The K’ai Tailé Market (KTM) is seeking to fill one (1) part-time Janitor position; for up to 22.5 hours a
week; Monday to Friday; 7.5 hour days; and have a willingness to work variable shifts including evenings,
weekends, and holidays. The schedule may change from time to time to meet operational requirements.

The role reports to the Co-Manager and is responsible for cleaning and sanitizing the KTM premises.
This is a local position to Fort Chipewyan, AB. Candidates are responsible for their own
accommodation and transportation.

 

External Opportunities

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