Employer: Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation
Peacekeepers Tribunal Positions X 5: Two Elders, one man, one woman and an individual with experience in legal issues – investigations
Deadline: Friday, September 17, 2021
Start Date: ASAP
Salary Range: TBD
Ref #: NCN-2021-07-28-001

The Peackeepers Tribunal is an administrative tribunal assigned to handle certain disputes under Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation Laws.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Peacekeepers Tribunal, shall have jurisdiction to make decisions about the following:

  • If a removal of benefits, eviction or banishment order should be upheld under the Nisichawayasi Community Protection Law
  • Whether an NCN Citizen who was convicted of an indictable offence for murder, manslaughter or a sexual assault of any nature should be allowed to run for Chief or Councillor
  • The validity of any complaints made about a Peacekeeper
  • Whether a matter should be referred to a Peacemaker or the Nisichawayasi Wellness Court for disposition
  • Any other matters referred to it in accordance with an NCN Law
  • The Peacekeepers Tribunal shall have the authority to determine any constitutional questions that arise in matters before the Tribunal

QUALIFICATIONS

  • An understanding of Othasowewin, NCN Laws, N’tuskenan Nehethowewin, and the customary laws of the Nisichawayasi Nehethowuk, particularly the application of Kwayaskonikiwin.
  • Active listening skills and sound judgement including the ability to assess credibility
  • Good oral, written and inter-personal communication skills
  • Applicants must not have any conflicts of interest or a perception of bias

APPOINTMENT

Chief and Council shall take diversity and equality into consideration when appointing five persons who meet the qualifications in
subsection (4) to the Peacekeepers Tribunal to carry out the functions set out in this law and other NCN Laws. The Peacekeepers
Tribunal is a two-year or three-year term.

If you are interested, please forward your cover letter, Criminal Records Check and resume to:

Kim Linklater, Executive Director of Human Resources
Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation
Phone: (204) 484-2604
Cell: (204) 307-2107
Fax: (204) 484-2588
Email: kimlinklater@ncncree.com