Tsuut'ina Legislative Procedures Technical Services Department (LPTS)
Reports to: Legislative Procedures Executive Director
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The LPTS Director assists the Legislative Procedures Executive Director to facilitate the ratification of legislation governing all areas of Jurisdiction of Tsuu T’ina Nation. The Director is responsible for the LPTS administration and staff supervision for legislation development in accordance with the Tsuu T’ina Nation Legislation Process. The Director is responsible to oversee research external legislation extracting relevant information for research that may impact Tsuu T’ina Nation. The Director may also technically assist Tsuu T’ina Government in drafting documents as requested.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
· Prepares budgets, work plans, and reports for LPTS Department.
· Works in collaboration with the Tsuu T’ina Nation Government, Executive Management, Staff, and Citizens to obtain information for Tsuu T’ina Legislation. Works in collaboration with content providers and LPTS staff using the Legislation Process
· Develops templates and formats to assist in the drafting of legislation.
· Oversees the organization of material, documents and develops a classification system
· Oversees, reviews, writes or amends legislative documents and provides overall supervision of LPTS staff
· Responsible for the preparation and publication of Legislation list and correspondence. Advises and distributes Legislative monthly progress reports to the Legislative Procedures Executive Director.
· Provides and works with LP Facilitator with information for community facilitation
· Must attend Tsuu T’ina Nation Chief and Council Meetings as directed, as well as any conferences, workshops, or any other meetings as directed by the Legislative Procedures Executive Director.
· Prepares documents and presentations to the Tsuu T’ina Chief and Council, Council Portfolio Holders, LP Executive Director and Citizenship regarding LPTS. Draft documents as requested by Tsuu T’ina Legislative Executive Director
· Work with Legislative Procedures Executive Director on recommendations that need to be addressed.
· Work and Consult with Legal Council when authorized by the Executive Director.
· Managerial and Project Management Experience (5 years)
· Knowledge about Treaty No. 7, Treaty Relations with Canada, Jurisdictional Authority of Tsuu T’ina
· Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office – Word, Excel and Outlook)
· Legal assistant background and experience.
· Strong editing, writing, communication and research skills.
· Ability to facilitate effective and accurate communication.
· Multi task and able to work in stressful situations and meet deadlines.
· Ability to work independently and in team environment.
· Must have some knowledge of TTN culture, language and history.
· Post Secondary or specialized training preferred
GENERAL EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS:
· 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 purposes.
SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience