Employer: Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation (Justice Department)
Position: 3 (Three) First Nation Safety Officers (FNSO)
Deadline: Friday, March 29, 2024 Start Date: ASAP
Salary Range: Negotiable Ref #: NCN-2024-03-18-002



The First Nations Safety Officer will primarily be responsible for enhancing public safety within the community. This position will collaborate with the local policing authority, providing information on ongoing or emerging public safety issues, as well as maintaining a visible presence within the community. This role will also respect and protect the rights of community members. The First Nations Safety Officer should have experience in crime prevention, public safety, victim and social services, or other related matters.


Job Duties:

  • Implement crime prevention strategies and initiatives.
  • Connect persons in need with service providers.
  • Provide information to local policing authority on ongoing or emerging public safety issues.
  • Respect and protect the rights of community members, including, but not limited to their right to independence, autonomy, and self-determination; their right to choose and practice individual values, beliefs, religion, and culture; and their right to privacy and dignity.
  • Use effective people skills to communicate complex and sensitive information.
  • Provide direct and comprehensive care and assistance to community members with specialized and complex needs.
  • Maintain a visible presence within the community.
  • Ensure commitment to quality, community member safety, and risk management initiatives.
  • Protect the health and safety of others by adopting safe work practices and reporting unsafe conditions immediately.
  • Perform responsibilities of the position within the legislative and regulatory standards set out in the applicable federal, provincial, and municipal legislation.
  • Prepare and submit accurate reports and records.



  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • Experience in crime prevention, public safety, victim and social services, and other related matters an asset.
  • Clear criminal record check
  • Ability to maintain positive professional boundaries without imposing personal judgements and expectations on community members.
  • Ability to make decisions in complex situations that could be immediately dangerous to life or health.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work under extreme pressure and handle tense and stressful situations.
  • Demonstrated time management skills.
  • High flexibility with strong people skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse environment.
  • Elevated level of integrity and work ethic
  • Must be willing to train.
  • Class 5 Drivers License


If you are interested, please forward your cover letter, Criminal Records Check and resume to:
Nora Thomas, Human Resource Administrator
Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation
Phone: (204) 484-2604
Fax: (204) 484-2588
Email: [email protected]