SVDN Employment Opportunity- Administrative Assistant – Dakota Tiwahe Services Inc. (08.04.21)

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Sioux Valley Dakota Oyate Government, pursuant to the Self-Government Agreements with Canada and the Province of Manitoba are undertaking the jurisdiction of Child and Family Services. The Dakota Tiwahe Services Inc. has been developed to address the need for protecting Sioux Valley Dakota Nation families and children.  The Administrative Assistant will provide Administrative support to the Dakota Tiwahe Services Inc. Executive Director. 


  • Ensures coverage for receptionist in the event of absence
  • Acknowledge/draft responses to selected incoming correspondence, ensuring that they meet the Executive Director’s satisfaction and that responses are forwarded in a timely manner 
  • Assists in Human Resource area, i.e.; payroll, pension benefits inquiries, etc. when Human Resource Coordinator is unavailable
  • Functions as a team member within SV-DTS Administration office identifying problems/concerns to the Executive Director or Management
  • Responsible for the day to day supervision of the Receptionist/Clerical
  • In conjunction with Executive Director ensures all agency insurance needs, building, content and liability, are in place and up-to-date
  • Responsible for the management of DTS properties
  • Cooperative, considerate and helpful to clients, foster parents, collaterals, committee and community members.


  • Minimum Grade 12 Education with at least 2 years experience in the administrative field
  • Good time management and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft programs (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint)
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and the ability to work independently and as a team
  • Demonstrated communication skills
  • Ability to respect and promote confidentiality
  • Valid Manitoba drivers license and reliable vehicle
  • Subject to Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse Registry Check

Salary based on qualifications and experience

APPLICATION DEADLINE:             Wednesday August 4, 2021

Submit Cover Letter and Resume to:

Human Resources Department:

Sioux Valley Dakota Nation

P.O. Box 38

Griswold MB R0M 0S0

Phone: 204-855-2760   FAX: 204-855-2131