Administrative Assistant (Employment & Training) – Employment Opportunity

Administrative Assistant (Employment & Training) – Employment Opportunity

Written on 10/03/2019
Fisher River

Employment & Training Administrative Assistant
(1) Year Term Position with potential for full time

The Fisher River Employment & Training Program is seeking a dynamic and engaging Administrative Assistant with a friendly and courteous demeanor to join our organization. The successful incumbent will provide a high level of expertise in the areas of an Administrative Assistant.


  • Using photocopies, fax machines, postage metre and personal computers, create spreadsheets, compose mail, manage database ie ARMS, maintain paper and electronic files, create documents and handle travel arrangements.
  • Is responsible for the reporting on a monthly basis
  • Answering phones, taking messages, ect
  • Manage the office when Manager is not in
  • Assist clients with applications ei. EI, OAS etc
  • Other administrative duties as assigned


  • A high school diploma and basic office skills proficiency
  • Oral communication
  • Problem solving skills, decision making, job task planning and organizing
  • Punctual meticulous and extremely reliable
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, a high level of patience an a positive attitude
  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently
  • Knowledge of general office procedures, practices and office equipment operations
  • Demonstrated computer knowledge capabilities
  • Must be able to work flexible hours and travel upon request
  • Excellent internal and external customer service skills
  • Must be willing to participate in training as required
  • Must adhere to the Policies and Procedures as set out by the Human Resource Program
  • Preference to Fisher River Band Members
  • Must provide with resume: Criminal Record Check, Child & Adult Abuse Registry Checks (at your own expense)

Please forward your cover letter, resume and three (3) reference letters along with their contact information by Friday, October 18, 2019 by 3:30 pm to:

Colleen Amos
Human Resource Coordinator
Fisher River Cree Nation
Box 367
Koostatak, Manitoba
R0C 1S0
Phone: (204) 645-2171   Fax: (204) 645-2745   Email:

Successful Candidate will be subject to a pre=screening drug test (as per the FRCN Drug By-law 2004-01, Sec. 8.01). We thank all those who apply; however, applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.