Title: Legislation and Policy Writer
Department: Legislation Procedures Technical Services
Reports to: LPTS Director
The Legislation and Policy Writer works in collaboration with the LPTS Department drafting legislation in accordance with the Tsuut’ina Nation Legislative Process. The Legislation and Policy Writer performs a variety of functions both independently and in a team environment.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Works in collaboration with the Tsuut’ina Nation Government, Senior Management,
Staff and Citizens to obtain information for Tsuut’ina Legislation
- Review, writes, or amends Tsuut’ina Legislation, working in collaboration with the Legislative Legal Counsel and content providers using the Tsuut’ina Nation Legislation
- Performs research by collecting data from focus groups, meeting, surveys, International, Federal and Provincial Legislation etc. for Legislative
- Provides facilitation support for LPTS Director and Senior
- Responsible to ensure that presentation equipment is working and
- Works as a team member to assist with writing or other duties for the ratification of Tsuut’ina Legislation.
- Communicates orally and in writing to Chief and Council, managers, technicians, lawyers, staff, board members and to related individuals as well as forwarding documents and correspondence
- Must attend Tsuut’ina Nation Chief and Council Meeting as directed, as well as any other meetings as directed by the LPTS Director
QUALIFICATIONS & SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
- Knowledge about Treaty No 7, Treaty Relations with Canada, Jurisdictional Authority of Tsuut’ina;
- Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office-Word, Excel and Outlook);
- Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects;
- Strong interpersonal skills to work effectively in a team environment;
- Be able to accept constructive criticism and take direction;
- Have an analytical mind;
- Be reliable, respectful, honest, and willing to learn;
- Strong editing, writing, compositional, communication and research skills
- Ability to draft in simple and clear language, bearing in mind the end-user;
- Ability to facilitate effective and accurate communications
- At least one year of substantive professional experience and education related to legislation/policy development, with a strong emphasis on writing, analysis and
- Experience with Post-Secondary education (preferred degree in Public Policy, English, or specialized diploma in Technical Writing).
- Must have a valid Alberta Driver’s License and must have own reliable transportation
- Must be willing to sign an Oath of Confidentiality and must be able to pass a security clearance
- Must be willing to Travel and must hold a current valid credit card for travel purpose
- Depending on your position – a Vulnerable Sector check must be required upon application from all provinces, states or countries lived in for the last four years. Vulnerable Sector checks must be completed within the past month.
Please note that this organization adheres to Sections 1 – 9 of the Aboriginal Employee Preference Policy for selection and displacement. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be under a probationary period at the commencement of his or her employment.
Competition Opens: November 21, 2022
Competition Closes: November 28, 2022 @ 12:00PM MT (No applications will be considered after this time)
Please apply in writing, including a resume to:
TsuuT’ina Nation Human Resources Department
9911 Chiila Boulevard, Tsuu T’ina, Alberta T2W 6H6
OR Email: Jobs@tsuutina.com
Please reference in subject line: JOB TITLE & REF# or will NOT be opened
We thank all applicants in advance, however, only those chosen with the required qualifications will be contacted for an interview.