Traffic Safety Officer Liaison
Location: Meadow Lake Tribal Council
Employment Terms: Full Time
Length of Employment: 1 year
Number of Positions: 1
Salary Range: Dependent on Education & Experience
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Date Posted: 05/15/2019
Expiration Date: 05/29/2019
Traffic Safety Officer Liaison
Employment Opportunity – Term Position
MLTC is seeking an energetic dynamic individual to fill an eleven (11) month term position as the Traffic Safety Officer Liaison for the Department of Justice.
The Traffic Safety Officer position is responsible for promoting, coordinating, collaborating and enhancing community safety and awareness to member First Nations. This will assist in the development of strategies in the area of personal road/traffic safety and prevention.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Present and facilitate workshops on road safety, drinking & driving, helmet safety, and car seat safety.
• Work in collaboration with existing community resources to develop proven strategies and best practice solutions that address the issues such as the RCMP Child Safety Seat Clinic.
• Develop and Coordinate Safety and Prevention initiatives in First Nations Schools in the area of pedestrian, bike and road safety.
• Identify areas where additional resources are required to reduce traffic-related incidents such as infrastructure improvements, law enforcement enhancement.
• Safety and traffic safety in collaboration with Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) laws and enforcement guides will provide the content for the Education.
• Education/Awareness workshops will be provided and targeted to support youth between the ages of 18-24.
• Promote and develop a program in cooperation with SGI that is culturally sensitive to the specific needs of each MLFN Community.
• Use SGIs Traffic Safety Strategy as a guide when developing and implementing effective traffic safety initiatives in member communities.
• Assist in planning and facilitating a Safety Summit every other year to address behavioral traffic issues.
• Attend development training/seminars to enhance skills in the areas of defensive driving, pedestrian, bike, road, all-terrain vehicles, and vehicle safety.
• Provide awareness regarding federal and provincial regulations in the area of Traffic Acts.
• Provide written communication back to the referral source.
• Complete required mid-year and year-end service reports and other duties as requested by the Director of Justice.
- Grade 12 Diploma or G.E.D.; Experience working with youth is considered an asset.
- Demonstrate a high level of confidentiality, personal/professional integrity, and responsibility.
- Possess strong leadership skills, interpersonal skills; and event coordinating skills.
- Excellent public speaking/presentation skills (able to do presentations in front of large groups of people).
- Aware of FN governance systems; programs & services with respect to protocol, structures and procedures.
- Informed about Cree and Dene cultural values, customs and beliefs; able to speak Cree/Dene is an asset.
- Ability to work independently with minimal supervision or within a team environment.
- Must have a valid driver’s license and must be able to travel extensively.
Interested applicants are invited to submit: A letter of application, resume stating qualifications, related work experience, copies of credentials, current RCMP Security Clearance/Vulnerable Sector Check, a valid driver’s license, and three (3) current professional supervisory references to:
Human Resources Department
8003 Flying Dust Reserve
MEADOW LAKE, SK S9X 1T8
Phone: (306) 236-5654 Fax: (306) 236-6301
For more information, please contact Christine Derocher, Senior Director of Programs @ (306) 236-5654, or visit the MLTC website at www.mltc.net
Deadline: Wednesday, May 29, 2019
MLTC sincerely appreciates and thanks all individuals for their applications,
however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.