Ontario Works Administrator

Lac Seul First Nation

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Ontario Works Administrator

 

Summary: The Lac Seul Ontario Works Administrator will be responsible to administer social assistance to members of Lac Seul First Nation. Duties include supervision/monitoring of participants, case planning, maintain case files and general administration of the program pursuant to the Ontario Works Act in accordance with the existing Provincial Legislation.

 

Key Responsibilities are (but not limited to):

  • To determine, intake and review, and process the eligibility for clients for income assistance based on current policies and procedures set by Ministry of Community and Social Services.
  • Prepare correspondence, written reports for the Director of Ontario Works and other agencies as required.
  • Assist and support clients, take calls from clients and First Nation membership with questions regarding their eligibility status and benefits.
  • Serve as a liaison for the First Nation and all their respective departments.
  • Maintain complete and confidential client information in the data management system.
  • Provide administrative services.
  • Advocate on behalf of the clients.
  • To understand where to support and help through referrals.
  • To provide an accounting and reporting of all programs and assistance provided.
  • To ensure that all recipients receive their funding support on a consistent and regular basis.

 

Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 Diploma or Equivalency
  • Post-Secondary Education including Social Courses
  • Able to adapt to an increased workload on a flexible process
  • Create and follow systems of compliance and process to ensure people are looked after
  • Resourceful to locate alternative support and help for situations
  • Knowledge of Microsoft programs and software (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to operate GWA Software is essential
  • Knowledge of Ontario Works Programs is an asset
  • Must have a proficient level of communication skills, verbal and written
  • Must possess excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Excellent and proficient financial skills is essential
  • Valid Driver’s License and access to vehicle
  • Must be willing to provide a Criminal Reference Check and Vulnerable Sector Check

 

*LSFN offers great competitive wages, vacation, additional time off during Christmas Break and March Break, as well as great benefits*

 

Location:         Kejick Bay, Lac Seul, ON

Term:                 Full Time

Starting:           $36.50 *Dependent on Qualifications and Experience 

Hours:               8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., 35hrs/week

Closing:            Open until filled

 

Please submit a cover letter along with a resume, and written permission for LSFN Human Resources to contact two employment references (most recent supervisors).  Applications can be mailed, faxed, emailed, or delivered to: Lac Seul First Nation

Attention: C/o HR Dept.

P.O. Box 100

Hudson, ON.  P0V 1X0

Email: resumes@lacseulfn.org

 

Lac Seul First Nation requires Criminal Reference Checks for those offered positions.  We thank all applicants, however, only those being offered an interview will be contacted. 

 

As per policy, applicants should note that COVID-19 Vaccination is required for all Lac Seul First Nation staff.

 

Preferential Hiring Policy: Lac Seul First Nation band members will be given priority for hiring, followed by indigenous persons who are non-LSFN band members. Where there are no suitably qualified indigenous persons available for a position, the most suitably qualified non-indigenous candidate will be hired.