Children’s Oral Health Initiative (COHI) Coordinator

Indigenous Services Canada - Halifax, NS (il y a 30+ jours)

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Indigenous Services Canada - First Nations and Inuit Health Branch
Halifax (Nova Scotia)
$65,822 to $80,083

Closing date: 29 February 2020 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.

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Important messages

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Assessment accommodation

Work environment

Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) works collaboratively with partners to improve access to high quality services for First Nations, Inuit and Métis. Our vision is to support and empower Indigenous peoples to independently deliver services and address the socio-economic conditions in their communities.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

Graduate from an Accredited School of Dental Hygiene or the National School of Dental Therapy

Degree equivalency

Current registration as a dental hygienist within the Provincial regulatory body (dental hygiene graduates only)

Recent experience in Oral Health treatment service as a Dental Hygienist or Dental Therapist

  • Ability to organize and implement a community oral health program
  • Ability to liaise with community health workers, COHI aides, nurses, teachers, officials and parents
  • Ability to work effectively with First Nations, Inuit, or Métis
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

English essential

Information on language requirements

  • Effective Interpersonal Relationships
  • Initiative
  • Judgment
  • Respect for diversity
  • Teamwork
  • Reliability
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

Asset Qualifications
Experience in working with First Nations and Inuit
Experience in Capacity Building

ISC is committed to a workforce that is culturally sensitive and representative of its Aboriginal partners.

In support of strategically increasing aboriginal representation in areas having the most impact on program delivery and health outcomes of FNIHB’s target population, selection may be limited to candidates self-identifying as belonging to Aboriginal peoples.

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

  • Willing and able to work overtime.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license or personal mobility to a degree normally associated with the possession of a driver’s license.
  • Willingness to travel including by air, sea, motor vehicles including low level flying and travelling to remote locations.
Other information

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity

ISC is committed to ensuring a fair and equitable workforce representation and distribution of women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and visible minorities reflective of their representation in the Canadian population.


Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.

Information on the preference to veterans

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.