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Looking for a Career? The Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation (OFNTSC) is looking for individuals with ambition to help improve the quality of life for First Nations people and communities. The OFNTSC is a province wide organization mandated to provide technical advisory services to all 133 First Nations in Ontario. We are always looking for talented individuals to join our team of professionals. The OFNTSC is an equal opportunity employer. Check here regularly for internships and new job opportunities. Please see below for for current job opportunities.

OFNTSC Jobs

Title: Water and Wastewater Engineer (two (2) positions)
Location: Brantford or Thunder Bay Service Centre
Closing Date: Open until filled

The mandate of the Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation (OFNTSC) is to provide engineering and technical advisory services to all unaffiliated First Nations and Tribal Councils in Ontario. The OFNTSC requires the services of a Water and Wastewater Engineer to assist the OFNTSC team. One position will be located in the Brantford office and one position will be located in the Thunder Bay office.

DUTIES:

  • Provide professional engineering advisory services in all aspects of water and wastewater systems including water supply, treatment and distribution, sewage collection, treatment and disposal, and other municipal services.
  • Conduct assessment studies/investigations and prepare reports for water and wastewater systems.
  • Prepare, review and manage reports.
  • Prepare and assist in developing terms of reference for each phase of projects.
  • Review work, including studies and designs, performed by consultants.
  • Participate on project teams to ensure the successful completion of water and wastewater projects which meets the needs of the First Nation community.
  • Assist First Nations with completing their wastewater effluent regulatory reporting requirements
  • Assist Tribal Councils and First Nations in ensuring that designs and construction projects comply with all codes and guidelines as well as provide advisory services on any issues related to Water and Wastewater Systems.
  • Assist with Conference and Workshop related activities.
  • Act as a liaison between First Nations and government agencies.
  • Assist OFNTSC clients with obtaining various sources of outside funding (ie: Indigenous Services Canada, Health Canada, Ministry of Infrastructure, Environment Canada, and others).

STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS

  • Licensing by Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) is required.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in the completion of studies, design and construction of water and wastewater systems in First Nations communities or municipalities.
  • Strong background and knowledge of water treatment plants and processes
  • Knowledge of technical, financial and economic aspects of water and wastewater systems.
  • Project coordination experience.
  • Report writing experience and good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Project management and technical advisory experience is an asset.
  • Previous experience with First Nation communities is an asset.
  • Sensitivity to the unique needs of First Nation peoples.

Please mark clearly on subject line of the email “WATER AND WASTEWATER ENGINEER” and send your cover letter and resume with the attachment labelled as [LASTNAME_FIRSTNAME_WWENGINEER2019] to:

Linda Sandy, Sr. Human Resource Generalist

Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation

111 Peter Street, Suite 606

Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1

humanresources@ofntsc.org

For a detailed job description, contact Reception (416) 651-1443 ext. 221 or email humanresources@ofntsc.org

We thank all applications, however only those receiving an interview will be contacted

Title: Corporate Projects Analyst
Location: Toronto/Brantford
Closing Date: February 28, 2019 @4:30pm
The Ontario First Nations’ Technical Services Corporation (OFNTSC) was established in 1995 to provide expert technical advisory services to the First Nations of Ontario. At that time, it was the first Indigenous organization in Canada mandated to provide professional technical and advisory services to First Nations’ communities and foster their technical self-reliance. Reporting to the Director of Corporate Finance & Administration, the Corporate Projects Analyst is responsible for supporting project work and special initiatives for OFNTSC corporate and client centered service delivery in a manner that is consistent with OFNTSC culture and values. This position will be located in the Toronto office, until early May 2019 at which time, it will be located in Brantford.

DUTIES: 

  • Provides support for Senior Management Team, Executive Director, Board of Directors or Executive Committee, Special projects and/or Strategic initiatives; 
  • Facilitates a continuous improvement mindset within OFNTSC by seeking process improvement tools and best-practice techniques which are appropriate and effective; 
  • Supports senior management by providing a review of current vendors or suppliers and provide recommendations where meaningful improvements are warranted; 
  • Leads the procurement implementation and operation of the corporation’s time tracking systems; 
  • Ensures that activity and analytical reports are generated for OFNTSC Directors and reflect both the planned and actual activities of the corporation. 
  • Generates and reviews activity and analytical reports and where required, makes recommendations to appropriate senior management. 
  • Ensures that stakeholder and funder requested reports are created in a manner that is consistent with the funding agreement requirements and GAAP; 
  • Accountable for the development and oversight of the OFNTSC funding agreements and corporate service delivery contracts. 
  • Supports the Director of Corporate Finance and Administration and other Senior Directors with tracking of core projects, special projects, funding agreements, reporting requirements to ensure that appropriate deadlines are met; 
  • Prepares Project Financial Analysis and documentation for month end and year end reporting as required. (Cost and time analysis); 
  • Ensures all funding documentation corresponds with the OFNTSC budget; 
  • Assists the Director of Corporate Finance and Administration and Finance Team with audit preparations; 
  • Assist the Finance Team with necessary accounting principles and practices; 
  • Contributes quality improvement ideas to Financial and IT procedures; 
  • Assists with in organizing information necessary for budget and strategic planning; and 
  • Contribute proactive and remedial ideas when necessary for IT procedures as required. 

STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Business Administration diploma or Bachelor of Commerce Degree preferred or willingness to obtain, within a reasonable period of time. 
  • Related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Strong Project Management skills are required. 
  • Experience with an Indigenous organization and culture is an asset. 
  • Proficiency with Google Drive, MS Office; Navision, Automated time tracking systems is required. 
  • The ability to produce regular financial analysis for project management, process improvements and internal audit controls to meet management and external funding agency requirements. 
  • Knowledge in preparing audit documentation for auditors and funding sources. 
  • Strong Organizational Skills to multi-task and prioritize projects and various administrative tasks. 
  • Effective communication skills (meetings, oral and written) with various professionals. 
  • Must be bondable. 

Please mark clearly on subject line of the email “CORPORATE PROJECTS ANALYST” and send your cover letter and resume in one pdf file, with the attachment labelled as [LASTNAME_FIRSTNAME_CORPPROJECTSANALYST2019] to: 

Linda Sandy, Sr. Human Resource Generalist 

Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation 

111 Peter Street, Suite 606 

Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1 

humanresources@ofntsc.org 

For a detailed job description, contact Human Resources at (416) 651-1443 ext. 238 or email humanresources@ofntsc.org 

We thank all applications, however only those receiving an interview will be contacted. 

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