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Director of Technical Services

Job Information
Author eocanada
Date December 22, 2017
Type Full Time
Company First Nations Technical Services Advisory Group Inc (TSAG)
Salary Competitive + Benefits - Per Hour
Location Edmonton, AB
Category Nonprofit
Contact Information
For full details and to apply, please visit
  • Use your leadership experience to impact programs and services that make a difference!
  • Join a growing not-for-profit organization!
  • Competitive salary package plus a host of great benefits, including insurance package and pension contribution

About TSAG

First Nations Technical Services Advisory Group Inc (TSAG) is a not-for-profit First Nations organization created by the Chiefs of Alberta. Their purpose is to assist First Nations in the Treaty 6, 7 & 8 regions in gaining the tools and knowledge they need to achieve and maintain high standards in technology and services within the community.

About the Opportunity

We’re currently seeking a dynamic leader to join our team as the Director of Technical Services in Edmonton.

Reporting to the CEO, you will be responsible for leading and managing a comprehensive array of services and programs. More specifically, you will lead 5 program managers and program models delivered across the province with a staff of 30.

You will also review the services being offered, develop new programs, take responsibility for all activities pertaining to securing/maintaining program funding, personnel, reporting, and contracts, and also inform the Chief Executive Officer, and ultimately the Board of Directors, of all program issues and accomplishments.

In this pivotal leadership role, you will partner with the Director of Finance and Administration and the Director of Lands and Environment, while being responsible for all program planning, organization, operations, and staffing.

Similarly, you will be responsible for developing, implementing, and managing the program aspects of the annual budget in conjunction with the Director of Finance and Administration and the CEO.

About the Ideal Candidate

In order to qualify for this role, you will have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of senior leadership experience. Your experience will include supervising staff operating multiple programs across a broad geography and working with diverse teams.

You will also have strong organizational, relationship building, and communication skills, as well as experience in engaging community partners, collaborating with a CEO and Board of Directors, and reporting on and evaluating programs.

Previous experience in a community or government setting is an asset, as is previous First Nations experience. Please note some travel will be required.

About the Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to bring your experience to a not-for-profit organization and start making a difference. You’ll be joining a small, tight-knit and very passionate team who come in each day with a sense of purpose and a love of what they do. You’ll also be rewarded with a highly competitive salary, negotiable based on skills and experience.

Relocation assistance is negotiable for the right candidate.

Additional employee benefits include:

  • Extensive group insurance package, health care, and dental
  • Defined Contribution Pension up to 5% matched
  • 4 weeks of vacation, including a bonus week at Christmas!

If you’re a hard worker who wants to work within a growing non-profit organization that prides itself on collaboration, team work, and a supportive working environment – Apply Online Today! For full details and to apply, please visit

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