Division Emergency

School closures due to Evacuation Orders

School Closures due to wildfires

Any decision regarding school operations will be announced once more information becomes available.

Evacuation Orders

Sunday, May 26, 2019, at 6:00 p.m.: Paddle Prairie Métis Settlement

Re-entry for communities previously under Evacuation Order

Wednesday, June 12, 2019: Phase 3 Re-entry (Return of Residents) for Wabasca-Desmarais, Sandy Lake and Chipewyan Lake. The threat of wildfire still exists for the above-mentioned communities. As a result, an eight (8) hour Evacuation Alert will remain in effect. 

Question and Answer page for students, parents, staff impacted by the wildfires

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Division News



Office Worker (STEP Program)

Support Staff

Location: Divisional Office

Competition #: 7890

Open To: Everyone

Date Posted: March 15th, 2019

Closing Date: Open Ended

Additional Information:

Northland School Division No. 61 is looking for an advocate for Indigenous Education and a supporter of FNMI language and culture. The division requires a temporary Office Worker for our Divisional Office in Peace River, Alberta for the period May 1st to August 31st, 2019. The successful candidate must be returning to school in the fall.

The successful candidate will be required to provide summer holiday relief for various departments. Duties include answering switchboard, typing, data entry, filing, and/or other duties that may be assigned by the supervisor.  Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel and/or Google Docs and Sheets is required.

The successful candidate should demonstrate strong organizational skills, initiative, excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to meet deadlines.  

The rate for this position is $15.00 per hour. Hours of work are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Interested applicants are asked to submit a resume including the names of three (3) employer references to: Diane Holt, Human Resources Administrator, Northland School Division No. 61, P.O. Bag 1400, 9809  77 Avenue, Peace River, Alberta, T8S 1V2. Phone:  (780) 624-2060. Fax:  (780) 624-5914. Email: applications@nsd61.ca

Closing Date: Open until a suitable candidate is found.

Kindly note that offers of employment will be conditional on receipt of a satisfactory criminal record check.

We thank all applicants but only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.