For news and information please contact:

Rena Chowace

Phone: (780) 524-5978
Fax: (780) 524-2898


Lead a team of professional staff serving Duncan's First Nation.  This career opportunity will be located at the Nation near Brownvale, Alberta.  Interested applicants should possess the following:


Main Duties:

  • Provide guidance and advice to the Council with the Nation's best interest as priority, including legal liability and compliance, policy/implementation, agreement interpretation and strategic plan development/implementation as directed by Council.

  • Represent the Nation's interests at all times in a positive, respectful, impartial manner and develop/maintain working relationships with Members, Community, Staff, industry partners, government and others.

  • Provide leadership to staff in delivering relevant, timely and effective programs and services following approved budgets, policies and annual plan.

  • Effectively manage human resources; hiring and orientation, supervision, mentorship, problem-solving as well as performance review and discipline.

  • Effective and timely decision making with regard to day-to-day operations, following approved policies and procedures.  Supervise the administration of the financial controls of the Nation including budgets, reporting, audit process, funding agreements, secure funding, infrastructure and capital planning/reporting.

  • Ensure Nation operations and maintenance runs effectively including:

    • Buildings, grounds, roads, water/wastewater, facilities/structures/housing.

    • Capital projects including advocacy.

    • Office systems maintenance.

    • Emergency services and crisis management.

    • By-law enforcement.

  • Organize and attend meetings and community events as directed by Council.

  • Research and write proposals, reports and correspondence.

  • Communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders.

  • Be familiar with and interpret applicable acts and contribution agreements to ensure compliance.

  • Perform other duties as directed by Council.

  • Work 35 per week, 9 AM to 4 PM, Monday to Friday.

  • Some local travel is required.  Must have reliable transportation.


Degree in business or public administration, operations management or related field; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.  Minimum of 4-5 Years in a senior management position is required.  Fluency in Cree language and culture is an asset.

Required license or certification:

  • Class 5 Driver's License and reliable transportation.

  • Excellent English language written and verbal communication skills are required.

  • Clear criminal record check with vulnerable sector and child intervention check.


Salary will commensurate with experience and qualifications.  A competitive Benefits Package including medical, dental and vision coverage.  Pension plan available.

Applications Accepted by:


Subject Line:  Band Manager

Attention:  Cheryl Frank


Or by Mail:

Cheryl Frank

Duncan's First Nation

Box 148

Brownvale, AB  T0H 0L0

Open until a suitable candidate is found.

The Western Cree Tribal Council is currently accepting resumes to work on a casual or on-call basis for:


(WCTC Main Office located at Sturgeon Lake Cree Nation)

  • This position is required to fill-in for our full-time receptionist while away due to vacation/sick days and family medicals.

  • Duties will include greeting and assisting visitors, answering phones and directing calls, computer work and assisting staff when required.


For further information please contact:

Rena Chowace


(780) 524-5978

Box 2129, Valleyview, AB  T0H 3N0

Phone (780) 524-5978

Fax (780) 524-2898

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