Career Posting – Elections Administrative Officer

Full-Time Permanent


Job Summary:

The Elections Administrative Officer is responsible to provide the essential administrative and office support services for Opaskwayak Cree Nation Election Board. S/he ensures the flow of correspondence, the timelines, accuracy, and adequacy of responses to written and verbal enquiries. S/he is also responsible for scheduling and taking minutes for Board Meeting. The Officer will also carry out general clerical/administrative duties within the Government Services as needed.  Salary ranges from $45,000 to $60,000.


  • Diploma – Grade 12 or equivalent.
  • Diploma or Certificate in Office Administration.
  • At least three (3) years’ clericals, administrative experience.
  • A combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • Knowledge of OCN’s Governance structure and policies.
  • Interpersonal skills- listening, problem-solving, decision-making.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite-Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.
  • Demonstrated ability to consistently act professional manner (required);
  • Ability to think proactively, critically & independently to make strong & informed decisions.
  • Ability to speak the Cree language is an asset

Applications Must Include:

  • A cover letter & resume that clearly indicates how you meet the position requirements.
  • Copy of credentials (licenses, training, education)
  • Criminal Record Check (or proof of application)
  • Three professional letters of reference – or – contact information for same

Deadline: Open until Filled

All are welcome to apply. Priority will be given to people with Aboriginal ancestry who meet qualifications.

How to apply:

For more information or to apply, please email, mail or drop cover letter and resume marked “Personal and Confidential” in an enclosed envelope to:

Human Resource Department

P.O. Box 10880, Opaskwayak, MB, R0B 2J0

Drop Off: Opaskwayak Payment Centre – Main Floor in the Otineka Mall, Opaskwayak, MB

Fax: 204-623-7063


We thank you for your interest in wanting to work for the Opaskwayak Cree Nation. However, only those individuals who are qualified will be contacted for an interview.