Job Opportunity: Community Power Representative

Community Power Representative Wanted – One Part-Time Contract Position Available

Job Summary:
We are currently seeking a Community Power Representative to join Piapot First Nation.
Reporting to the Housing Manager. The Community Power Representative is responsible for
being the technical support for the community to help reduce power use in the home, while
being the conduit for the community to work with SaskPower and address common issues and
challenges including high bills and payment plans. The Community Power Representative will be
an ambassador of the Piapot First Nation and its members to SaskPower while educating
SaskPower about Piapot First Nation culture. The candidate will serve as an ambassador of
SaskPower in the community, promoting SaskPower services, policies and processes. The
Community Power Representative must be a member of the community.

Responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Lead/participate in the installation of power reduction measures in the home
  • Support community members in understanding SaskPower bills, payment options and
    facilitate the process where appropriate and feasible
  • Support contract meter reading function in the community
  • Grow the role into learning about building science and how to maintain homes for
    optimal power use
  • Grow the role into learning about future community energy activities and become a
    foundational participant in developing and executing on the community energy plan
  • Monitor, analyze and communicate emerging issues, risks and opportunities to
    community leadership and SaskPower relationship manager
  • Prepare and maintain reports to demonstrate established processes and policies are
    being followed, planned activities are occurring and results are being achieved
  • Assist in the development and delivery of related programs and support services
  • Support SaskPower led community engagement activities, including community support
    and workshops
  • Other duties as required

Knowledge, Skills & Competencies:

  • Degree or Diploma in Community Relations or Business would be an asset and/or
  • 2 or more years’ experience in a customer relations function would be an asset and/or
  • Experience working with external government agencies is an asset
  • Strong attention to detail and diligent follow through
  • Strong bias to serve others; passionate about making a difference
  • Courage of conviction, tenacity and high resiliency in challenging environments
  • Strong communicator with good interpersonal skills, demonstrated diplomacy and sound
    ability in conflict management and negotiation
  • A multi-tasker, with strong planning and organizational skills
  • An open mind and collaborative approach to trying new things
  • A valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle.

DEADLINE: Thursday, February 15, 2023 @ 4:30 PM

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter detailing your
qualifications with your resume and three current work-related references to:

ATTENTION: Human Resources
Piapot First Nation
General Delivery, Zehner SK S0G 1K0

We thank all those that apply, however, only those that are selected for an interview will be contacted. Piapot First
Nation relies on The Saskatchewan Human Rights Code to give preference in employment; therefore, please indicate.
your status on the cover letter

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