Job Postings

Positions with external organizations

Wei Wai Kum First Nation posts jobs for external organizations upon request as a service to Band members and employers. Employers may email their postings to reception@weiwaikum.ca

Positions with the Wei Wai Kum First Nation or its affiliated operations

Discovery Harbour Fuel Sales - Marine Pump Attendant

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Duration of Employment: To be determined

Start Date: To be determined

Hours per Week: Part- time

 

Marine Pump Attendant

Marine Pump Attendants perform some or all of the following duties:

 

Primary Duties: 

  • Monitor outside process equipment
  • Shut down, isolate and prepare equipment for maintenance
  • Sample products, perform tests, record data.
  • Participate in safety training and programs and provide emergency response when required.
  • Ensure adherence to safety and environmental regulations

Secondary Duties:

  • Good strong Customer Service relations
  • Cleanliness of the barge and docks.

Please hand deliver your resume to the Discovery Harbour Fuel Sales Office 

Box 512, Campbell River, BC V9W 5M2

Phone: (250) 287-3456 Fax:  (250) 287-3442

dhfs1@telus.net

Discovery Harbour Fuel Sales- CASHIER

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Duration of Employment: Part-time Cashier Position

Rate of Pay: To be determined with experience

Hours per Week: To be determined

 

Job Description: Cashier

  • Inventory control with point of sale experience
  • Customer Service
  • Janitorial duties
  • Stock Checking

Requirements: 

Must have minimum of 2 years’ experience in operating POS system, optical price scanners, computers or other equipment to record and accept payment for the purchase of goods and services. Must be able to work in a Marine Environment and provide a Criminal Check. Willing to work weekends and evenings.

 

Hand deliver resumes to the Discovery Harbour Fuel Sale’ Office.

Box 512, Campbell River, BC

V9W 5M2

Phone: (250) 287-3456 Fax: (250) 287-3442

dhfs1@telus.net

Guardian Watchman

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Overall Purpose:      

As directed by the Wei Wai Kum First Nation, the Guardian/Watchmen will participate in the monitoring and protection of marine and terrestrial resources and habitats within the Wei Wai Kum traditional territory. The community-based Wei Wai Kum Guardian Watchmen Program will have a presence throughout the territory through their patrols and will act as the eyes and the ears on the water and land. The Wei Wai Kum Guardian Watchmen will monitor the impacts of resource use on the health of priority ecological and cultural values and will monitor, report and/or enforce violations to existing Band policies as well as provincial and federal regulations. They will be responsible for reporting and entering their monitoring data. They will act as ambassadors for the territory, interacting with visitors, resource-users and other agencies/organizations that are active in the area.

Responsibilities include:
Maintain a Wei Wai Kum Presence throughout the Territory

  • Conduct patrols throughout territory on weekly basis including some camp-based work
  • Communicate with Supervisor on daily basis re. patrol activities and location
  • Regular engagement with visitors and users of the territory
  • Respond to emergencies such as oil spills, fires, etc. that require immediate attention

            Monitor and Report Resource Violations

  • Be familiar with relevant community policies and government regulations
  • Respond professionally to violations in an appropriate manner
  • Document information about violations/infractions and maintain daily records while on patrol using standardized reporting form
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  • Gather data related to ecological and cultural values and the impacts of resource use
  • Observe, record and report sport fishing activities
  • Record tourism and recreational activity throughout territory
  • Enter monitoring data into relevant database and spreadsheets
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  • Develop relationships with relevant provincial and federal enforcement agencies
  • Conduct joint patrols with relevant enforcement agencies when required
  • Maintain regular contact with relevant enforcement agencies to share current information

Conduct Community Outreach and Education

  • Work with membership to raise awareness about Guardian Watchmen program and activities
  • Provide students and community members with opportunities that will help build their sense of connection with the territory – e.g. joint patrols with community members

Support the Implementation and Further Development of Land and Marine Use Plans

  • Conduct joint patrols with MoE BC Park Rangers to visit and monitor conservancies
  • Monitor priority issues related to implementation of coastal land use agreements and Ecosystem Based Management (EBM)
  • Participate in relevant planning processes related to marine and land use planning

Other Related Duties

  • Support the implementation and further development of Land and Marine Use Plans
  • Work collaboratively with neighboring First Nations

QUALIFICATIONS

Education & Training

  • Stewardship Technicians Training Program Certificate (VIU) or equivalent
  • Grade 10 or equivalent preferred
  • Swift Water Rescue preferred
  • Firearms Acquisition License (PAL) preferred
  • Valid BC Driver’s License preferred
  • Security Clearance required

Experience & Knowledge

  • Strong knowledge of Wei Wai Kum territory
  • Experience travelling throughout territory by boat and the landscape generally
  • Boating experience required (minimum 2 years) and skipper experience an asset
  • Mechanically inclined with in-board and out-board experience an asset
  • Familiarity with resource management rules and regulations
  • Knowledge of local marine and terrestrial species and strong fish identification skills

Personal Suitability

  • Must have strong communication skills
  • Must be confident, comfortable, and assertive in addressing violation issues Must be dependable and have demonstrated a strong work ethic in other jobs
  • Must be organized, motivated, show initiative and be a team player
  • Must be physically fit, in good health and confident in the outdoors

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  • Seasonal Full time Employment from April 1st 2019 to Nov. 30th 2019, approx. 35 hrs / week.
  • Hours of work will vary and will include extended travel to remote locations.
  • Place of work: Wei Wai Kum Territory

Please mail, email or fax the following documents: a cover letter, current resume, all education and training certificates, degrees, diplomas, and references to:

Linda Campbell, Band Manager

Wei Wai Kum First Nation

1650 Old Spit Road, Campbell River BC V9W 3E8

Fax: (250) 287-8838

Email: lindacampbell@weiwaikum.ca

CLOSING DATE:      Friday, April 19, 2019, at 4:00 pm

Only those short-listed will be contacted for an interview

 

Guardian Watchman Program Manager

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Overall Purpose:

The Wei Wai Kum First Nation seeks to hire a Guardian Watchman Program Manager with project management and field experience to provide over site of the Wei Wai Kum Guardian program. Scope of work is related to implementation of Wei Wai Kum marine, land and resource management interests.

The Wei Wai Kum Guardian program is an important contribution to the ongoing stewardship of our lands, waters and resources. This program provides the means to train our people, provide information and awareness to the community and to visitors, to protect the places of our ancestors, monitor ongoing uses, and research the current state of our territory so that we can make decisions that are in the best interests of the community and the environment.

This is a full time position of approximately 35 hours per week with travel required in certain seasons. The Guardian Manager will complete work assignments that support the implementation of the Wei Wai Kum marine and terrestrial vision of the territory.

Responsibilities include:
Guardian Program Management:

  • Work with Wei Wai Kum Chief and Council, and community to understand and formalize priority Guardian research and monitoring initiatives.
  • Work with the Band Manager, and partner programs to develop Guardian program workplan/budget
  • Work with Wei Wai Kum Guardian crew to plan, schedule and implement monitoring activities
  • Organize and oversee Guardian watchman crew to ensure program vision and funding deliverables are met.
  • Work with partner organizations to complete key funding deliverables
  • Liaise with government and industry to developing working relationships
  • Develop monthly monitoring program reports as required
  • Participate in meetings and conference calls as required
  • Prepare briefing notes / memos as required/requested
  • Work to establish data entry, data management and system maintenance procedures
  • Work with associated departments to ensure collected data is used for the benefit of the community and support Council decision making
  • Other related duties as required from time to time

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Post-secondary education / certification in environmental studies, resource management wildlife biology and a minimum of 3 years of related work experience
  • Experience with study design, sampling, leading field teams, data collection and analysis
  • Familiarity with sampling protocols in marine and climate change indicators
  • Demonstrated successful project management experience
  • Willing to travel and work in remote locations for extended periods of time
  • Certification in vessel operation (minimum SVOP) and related marine certifications (MED A3, Restricted Radio Operator Certification)
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to take complex topics and explain them concisely to a non-technical audience
  • Experience working with First Nations
  • Proficient at report writing
  • Experience working as part of multi‐disciplinary teams, and with stakeholder
  • Experience working collaboratively to achieve program goals on time and within budget
  • Ability to organize and manage own workload under limited direction, adapting to changing priorities and competing demands.
  • Computer skills in MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint are mandatory
  • An understanding of ESRI GIS (mapping) software and decision support tools,
  • Valid class five drivers licence

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  • Full-time employment 5 days (35 hours) per week
  • Hours of work: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Evenings or weekends in remote locations will be required
  • Place of work: Administration Office, in field throughout territory
  • Must abide by Band Personnel Policy.
  • Travel will be required.

Please mail, email or fax the following documents: a cover letter, current resume, references, certificates, diploma or degrees to:

 

Linda Campbell, Band Manager

Wei Wai Kum First Nation

1650 Old Spit Road, Campbell River BC V9W 3E8

Fax: (250) 287-8838

Email: lindacampbell@weiwaikum.ca

CLOSING DATE:    Friday April. 19, 2019 at 4:00 pm

Only those short-listed will be contacted for an interview.

Seasonal Maintenance Worker

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Overall Purpose:   Wei Wai Kum First Nation requires the services of two Seasonal Maintenance workers. The Seasonal Maintenance workers will support the Maintenance Manager with Landscaping within our community, yard work for community Elders, and other maintenance related tasks as required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Load gas cans, mowers and other equipment onto trucks/trailers
  • Secure all equipment
  • Maintain and correctly use issued personal protective equipment
  • Mow turf using various mowers
  • Edge grass at curbs and walkways
  • Blow leaves and clippings
  • Prune shrubs and trees as needed and clear debris
  • Pull weeds as needed
  • Clean site and watch for trash, limbs, and rocks
  • Prep soil uniformly for flower or ground cover installation
  • Plant material properly considering depth, size, placement, and spacing
  • Apply mulch appropriately for type of material
  • Water material correctly
  • Edge beds or establish new bed edges
  • Properly care for and Maintain equipment

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Hard Working
  • Must be able to lift minimum of 50 lbs
  • Experience using power and hand tools
  • Landscaping experience is preferred
  • Drivers Licence will be considered an asset but is not essential

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  • Full-time employment 5 days (35 hours) per week 6-7 month contract weather dependant.
  • Hours of work: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Must abide by Band Personnel Policy.
  • Start ASAP

Please submit Cover Letter and Resumes to:

Tabitha Donkers

Lands Administrator

1650 Old Spit Road

Campbell River, BC V9W 3E8

Tel: 250-286-6949    Fax: 250-287-8838

Email: tabithadonkers@weiwaikum.ca

 

Closing Date:  Thursday April 11, 2019

Only those short-listed will be contacted for an interview

 

BAND MANAGER

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Overall Purpose:    

The Band Manager is the person designated by the Band Council to serve the membership of the Band; and to support the Chief and Council, through the effective management and administration of the Band Office and all Band programs and services.

Scope:   

Reporting to the Chief and Council, the Band Manager will oversee all operations of the Band Administration ensuring that all operations and businesses are conducted in a respectful, responsible, confidential and ethical way, ensuring that all decisions and actions meet the relevant legislation, policies and procedures and will provide records and documents to the relevant governments, agencies, businesses and individuals when requested.

The Band Manager will direct budget preparation and monitor finances; supervise the implementation of operating plans, policies and procedures; ensure hiring, supervision and evaluation of staff and volunteers; monitor the design and implementation of programs; represent Band Administration at Band meetings; maintain good relations with the Band membership and outside agencies; and liaise with Managers of Band businesses.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Post-secondary education related to organizational administration and management.
  • Minimum of 10 years of management experience, supervising a minimum of 10 employees.
  • Knowledge and experience in financial management and budgeting.
  • Knowledge and experience with Human resources management.
  • Knowledge and experience with program management and delivery; knowledge of Indigenous Service Canada programs, regulations and procedures related to Band funding arrangements.
  • Ability to plan and facilitate group meetings.
  • Understanding of relevant legislation, policies and procedures including the Indian Act.
  • Understanding of the roles and responsibilities of governing bodies (Councils, Boards, etc.)
  • Experience in sourcing funding and ability to write effective proposals and reports.
  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written; good social skills to be able to maintain good relations with Band members and other stakeholders.
  • Team leadership and management skills; strategic planning skills.
  • Analytical, problem solving, decision-making, and negotiating skills.
  • Effective public relations and public speaking skills.
  • Computer skills in MS Office and Excel, and preferably some experience with computer business systems and applications.
  • Decisive and willing to take an unpopular position when necessary.
  • Time and stress management skills; flexibility.
  • Ability to maintain standards of conduct, sound work ethics, and demonstrate respect, consistency, and fairness.
  • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity.
  • Commitment to the position and the Band community.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  • Full-time managerial position, no additional compensation for overtime.
  • Office Hours 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday to Friday.
  • Occasional requirement for evening and weekend work.

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Chris Roberts, Chief

Wei Wai Kum First Nation

1650 Old Spit Road

Campbell River, BC

V9W 3E8

Fax: 250-287-8838

Email: chrisroberts@weiwaikum.ca

CLOSING DATE: Wednesday April 10th 2019

RECEPTIONIST (6 Month Contract)

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Wei Wai Kum First Nation is accepting applications for the position of a Casual Receptionist. The primary objective of this position is to offer relief in our administrative office.

 

DUTIES: Reporting to the Administrative Assistant: the receptionist is stationed at the front desk to answer a multi-line phone, greet walk-ins, and direct any visitors to the appropriate department within the administrative building. Additional duties include: updating website information, assist/develop newsletters, arrange delivery of newsletters, and assist staff members with photocopying, etc.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: This position requires:

·         Proficiency in MS Office: Word, Excel and Outlook

·         Detail oriented with accurate data entry skills

·         Dependable and reliable

·         Ability to exhibit patience, diplomacy, respect and a sense of humor; knowledge of the community and its members

·         Great interpersonal skills and teamwork awareness.

 

The successful candidate can expect to receive support and mentor ship for professional development within the role.

This position is a 6 month contract to begin, with the possibility of continued on call casual work with Wei Wai Kum First Nation. The hours for the duration of the contract are Monday – Friday 8:30 am to 4:00pm. Persons of First Nations ancestry will be given preference.

 

HOW TO APPLY: Please mail, email, or fax the following documents: a cover letter, current resume and three work-related references to:

Linda Campbell, Band Manager

Wei Wai Kum First Nation

1650 Old Spit Road

Campbell River, BC

V9W 3E8

Fax: 250-287-8838

Email: lindacampbell@weiwaikum.ca

CLOSING DATE: Friday April 10th 2019

Ehattesaht First Nation - Financial Controller

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Ehattesaht First Nation in Zeballos, BC is seeking a permanent full-time Financial Controller to oversee the financial management of the Nation’s community and business interests. Reporting to Band Administrator, the successful candidate will oversee the day to day activities of finance department and will be responsible for the following:

  • Ensuring policies and financial controls are effectively developed, implemented and monitored;
  • Supporting Program Managers to ensure compliance with Funding Agreements (ISC, NTC, CMHC etc.) ;
  • Preparing monthly financial statements to Chief and Council and Administrator on a regular basis;
  • Maintain the chart of accounts and reconcile banks and various accounts for the Band, program departments and related businesses;
  • Preparation and presentation to Chief and Council of the annual budget and regular financial reports;
  • Ongoing monitoring of cash flow, as well as predicting future cash flow needs;
  • Capacity development of all Band staff, primarily the finance staff, in relation to financial management;
  • Ensuring monthly, quarterly and annual working papers are prepared;
  • Being a key contact with funding agencies, financial institutions, auditors, vendors and clients;
  • Being a participating member of committees as required;
  • Overseeing and implementing standardized accounting software within our financial operations;
  • Working closely with the auditors of Ehattesaht First Nation to ensure the timely and accurate completion of the all related financial statements;

Qualifications 

  • Adagio, Paymate, Excel & Work
  • Bank reconciliation experience
  • Proven Sobriety, Bondable, Provide Criminal Record Check
  •  Class 5 license and access to a vehicle
  • Accounting Designation or 5 years equivalent prior related experience

To apply submit your resume, expected remuneration and handwritten cover letter to:

Ehattesaht PO Box 59 Zeballos, BC V0P 2A0 Fax: 250-761-4156 admin@ehatis.ca 

Only those short-listed will be contacted for an interview

 

Deadline to apply April 5th, 2019 

MDTC Administrative Trainee Job Posting

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We have receieved funding from NVIATS for an Administrative Trainee positions. Length of Job: April 1 to September 28th, 2019; 26 weeks (8 hours a day) with possibility of becoming a permanent employee. Wage to be determined on experience.

This position will learn the following:

  • Reception duties
  • Learn how to enter data into Adagio, PayDirt Payroll
  • Process payments by Telpay & Cheques
  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Accounting filing and data management
  • Coding of invoices and office supply management
  • General office procedures
  • Minutes taking and recording of board/ AGM meetings
  • Web data input
  • Newsletter
  • Travel reservations

Job Requirements:

  • Computer literate, a basic knowledge of Microsoft software, especially Word and Excel.
  • Like to work with numbers
  • Reliable and on-time
  • A people person ( will work at front desk)
  • Good listening skills and follows directions
  • Willing and eager to learn new office procedures
  • Previous Office experience

Job posting deadline: Wednesday March 27th, 2019

 

A-Tlegay Fisheries Society Fisheries Technicians-Casual On Call

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A-Tlegay is currently looking for casual on call Fisheries Technicians to assist with various projects. Term of employment will vary from projects.

 

Duties to Include:

  • make in-stream counts and estimates of adult fish by doing stream walks and snorkel surveys
  • clea out and improve access trails
  • complete and submit Stream inspection Reports daily with maps
  • Crab surveys
  • Charter Patrol- commercial openings

Qualifications

  • Swift water Rescue Training would be an asset
  • Small Vessel Operators Proficiency would be an asset
  • First Aid Training
  • Marine Emergency Duties
  • Experience in snorkeling
  • Experience in data collection
  • Computer experience -Microsoft Office
  • Fish Identification techniques
  • Must have a valid driver’s license

Date: on going

Wages: dependent on experience

Please send resumes if interested to:

Kim Duncan

1441 A Old Island Highway

Campbell River, BC V9W 2E4

Email: kimduncan@shawcable.com

 

Thank you for all who apply. Only successful applicants will be contacted.

 

Qualicum First Nation - Assistant Cultural Educator

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The Qualicum First Nation Child and Family Programs is seeking an Assistant Cultural Educator to bring cultural activities into child care centers and kindergarten classrooms. The successful applicant will work with the Cultural Educator to oversee the sharing of our culture kits with early years programs in the Oceanside community. He/she will provide pre-planned activities from the kits and assist the children with completing the activities.  This position is 20-25 hours a week at a rate of $20-$22 an hour.

 

Qualifications: 

  • Knowledge of Coast Salish or other First Nation culture.
  • Early Childhood Education or experience with young children
  • Criminal Record Check will be required

Please apply by phone 250-757-8092, in person at the Qualicum First Nation Child Care Centre or via email at childcare.qualicum@shaw.ca

 

Thanks, 

Pam Moore, ECE Manager

Qualicum First Nation Child Care Centre

Ph: 250-757-8092