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Director of Justice Public Safety (Nelson House)

Posted by: Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation Government
Posting date: September 16, 2019      Closing date: January 11, 2020
Posting date: September 16, 2019
Closing date: January 11, 2020
Job location: Others MB, Canada
Vacancy: 1
Job category: Social Services
Job id: 20190916-203516

Job summary:

Under general administrative direction, plans, directs, manages, and oversees the activities and operations of the NCN Justice and Community Safety Department; coordinates assigned activities with other departments and outside agencies; and provides highly responsible support to the NCN Government.

Job description:


  • Assume full management responsibility for a newly created Justice and Community Safety Department including all  NCN FNSO’s, and Justice staff
  • Manage Community Safety Plan to ensure its effective implementation within the community and is communicated to relevant NCN departments and external agencies 
  • Responsibility for assisting all members of the NCN RCMP Detachment and coordinate and administer all Restorative Justice, Crime Prevention Programs or other Community Based programs where applicable


  • Establish, within NCN policy, appropriate service and staffing level needs; monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; allocate resources accordingly; and, approve annual Department budget
  • Working knowledge of NCN Administration Laws and the NCN Community Protection Law 
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate through Department staff, the Justice and Community Safety Department’s work plan; assign projects and program areas of responsibility; review and evaluate work methods and procedures; meet with key staff to identify and resolve problems
  • Select, train, motivate, and evaluate assigned personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline and termination procedures
  • Oversee the acquisition and maintenance of department equipment and vehicles; maintain safety standards for personnel and equipment
  • Provide staff assistance to the Department Boards, including various NCN Justice and Community Safety Committees; prepare and present staff reports and other necessary correspondence; attend Department Board and other meetings as required
  • Represent the Justice and Community Safety Department to other NCN departments, elected officials, and outside agencies; coordinate assigned activities with those of other departments and outside agencies and organizations
  • Respond to resolve difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints; explain, justify, and defend Justice and Community Safety Department programs, policies, and activities; negotiate and resolve sensitive and controversial issues
  • Participate on a variety of boards, commissions, and committees; serve as the NCN representative to committees and community organizations concerned with the improvements in law enforcement, justice, public education, and departmental public relations
  • Liaison with Manitoba CFS, NCN CFS and the NCN Peacekeeper Tribunal
  • Attend and participate in professional group meetings; maintain awareness of new trends and developments in the field of law enforcement, crime prevention, and related support services; incorporate new developments as appropriate
  • Perform related duties as required



Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a relevant field
  • Ten years of increasingly responsible justice and/or law enforcement experience including three years of management and supervisory responsibility
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license – an abstract may be required
  • No criminal record or outstanding criminal charges
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Knowledge of NCN Cree culture and preferably fluency in Cree language
  • Able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Ability to use all standard law enforcement equipment



The Director, Justice and Community Safety reports to the NCN CEO and NCN Councilor responsible for the Justice Portfolio


  • Full job description available upon request
  • Job Deadline: November 27, 2019

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