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Pandemic Planner
Closing Date:
November 27, 2020
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Job Description:


Pandemic Planner


Job Summary:

The Pandemic Planner is responsible for planning, coordinating and implementing activities related to Sagamok’s pandemic planning.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop a pandemic plan based on First Nation pandemic planning and best practices of the Public Health Agency of Canada, Health Canada, Public Safety’s Government Operations Centre, the Ministry of Health Ontario, and other provincial counterparts.
  • Ensure the COVID 19 Terms of Reference are consistent with the pandemic plan and emergency readiness plan.
  • Develop a COVID-19 return to work plan that aligns with mandatory provincial and federal regulations to eliminate the risk of COVID-19 infections in the workplace.  Ensure policy development is consistent with government and best practices.
  • Provide advice, support and direction for the Emergency Operational Control Group (EOCG).
  • Develop process and protocols on pandemic planning related issues, work conditions including the coordination and distribution of PPE to staff and community members.
  • Prepare policies to align with the community readiness plan.
  • Develop appropriate and timely communications for the community and develop appropriate and timely communications for the community.
  • Work collaboratively with the Communications Coordinator.
  • Establish effective communication strategies with internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Coordinate and document EOCG meetings
  • Other related duties.

Qualifications & Terms/Conditions

  1. Have a Bachelor of Business Administration or equivalent, experience in project management. 
  2. Have experience working with Government and Management teams.
  3. Possess the knowledge and skills needed to research and communicate work with Federal and Provincial levels of government and prepare policy and recommendations based on best practices. 
  4. Have knowledge and understanding of Anishnawbek Communities and structure.
  5. Ability to understand and speak Ojibwe will be considered a definite asset.
  6. Hold, or be willing to secure, CPR and First Aid Certification.
  7. Valid driver’s license and vehicle for on-the-job use.
  8. Secure and maintain certification in Privacy and Confidentiality.
  9. Sign & comply with an annual oath of confidentiality.
  10. Valid within 6 months criminal records check/vulnerable sector-cpic
  11. Six [6] month probationary period.

Interested applicants MUST submit a cover letter, resume, photocopies of certificates/diploma/degree from a post-secondary institution, and three references (preferably 3 recent employment references from a direct supervisor/manager or 2 recent employment references from a direct supervisor/manager and one [1] character reference):

Attn: Director of Human Resources

Sagamok Anishnawbek, P.O. Box 610, Massey, Ontario, P0P 1P0

Fax: (705) 865-3307


By: Friday, November 27, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. We appreciate your interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Preference will be given to Aboriginal people.