Employment and Training

Employment and Training are located at the far-left corner of the Dorothy McDonald Business Centre. Our office has three computers that can be used for employment and training purposes.

This program falls under the umbrella of the Human Resources Department and offers resources in Social Welfare & Employment and Training, some of which are listed below.

Band Member Career Development Program

Fort McKay First Nation through its Band Member Career Development Program is investing in members to develop their skills and careers. This initiative aims to assist members to find their interest, passion, and niche and create a road map for their career path. Employment and Social Development office along with other service providers and stakeholders will help you to work on your inner strength and aspirations.

This program can assist you in:

  • Envisioning short-term and long-term education and employment goals
  • Create a step by step action plan to map your strategies to achieve your goals
  • Begin working on your strategies

Resources for Employment

  • Creating resumes
  • Revising and updating resumes
  • Assisting with creating cover letters
  • Assisting with job search and job search websites
  • Creating a new Email address
  • Assisting with Online job applications
  • Making referrals for jobs
  • Assisting with employment supports

Resources for Training

  • Driver’s license course and training – Class 7 and Class 5 + Road test
  • Steps for researching careers to help make career choices
  • Information on various Educational streams: College, trades, University, educational requirements, prerequisites
  • Information on different trades, Industry outlook and wage scales
  • Information about different schools and colleges that provide different courses and training

Funding for Employment Supports and Training

  • Employment supports such as work gear, work boots, Industry-required safety courses
  • Funding can also be requested for training to enhance skills for better opportunities or career change. The application for funding request is at the Employment and training office.

Come over to the Employment and Training department to meet the Employment Counsellor or call (780) 828 2448 to make an appointment.

Kaurobi Pandit
Employment Counsellor/ Job Developer
Phone: (780) 828 2478
Email: kpandit@Fortmckay.com