Employment

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Please note the application deadline for each job opening; closing date(s) may vary and end shortly.

SENIOR MANAGER - HUMAN RESOURCES

Job Summary
Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Senior Manager, Human Resources acts as a talent steward, provides administrative support, enhances development and delivery of HR programs, employee support, and contributes to the achievement of Williams Lake Indian Band’s goals and objectives. The Senior Manager, Human Resources is able to communicate clearly, provide support across the organization by providing excellent customer service and answering a variety of employee inquiries related to Human Resources. The Senior Manager, Human Resources carries out responsibilities in some or all of the functional areas, including recruitment and retention, orientation, training and development, safety, performance management, succession management, employee relations, employee communication, and compensation.

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Performs all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Williams Lake Indian Band policies, standards and procedures, and as directed by the Chief Administrative Officer.
2. Maintains confidentiality on all matters relating to the affairs of the Williams Lake Indian Band.

Human Resources Administration
1. Develops an operational plan which incorporates goals and objectives for programs and services, including program delivery and evaluation that identifies Human Resource strategies and practices that foster an employeeoriented, high performance culture.
2. Works with Chief Administrative Officer to develop organizational programs and policies.
3. Prepares an annual budget for approval of the Chief Administrative Officer and monitors expenditures throughout the year to stay within budget.
4. Keeps employees current with general e-mails regarding new information and updates.
5. Keeps policies, programs, HR practices current with government regulations to protect the interests of the WLIB and the employees.
6. Writes and revises job descriptions, schedules classification sessions to ensure the proper pay grade.
7. Obtains compensation and salary data annually to review status against competition.
8. Provides articles for the newsletter, highlighting employee accomplishments and providing staff with important information.
9. Maintains and develops career fair material to assist with recruitment activities.
10. Coordinates and assists with the performance management process, helping Program Managers with the writing and delivery.
11. Leads and promotes employee recognition program(s).
12. Assists Program Managers with employee relations issues, writes letters and other documentation and provides support for delivery and obtains external advice as necessary.
13. Keeps the Chief Administrative Officer informed of sensitive and important issues and events.
14. Prepares and submits regular activity reports and statistics to appropriate agencies and the community.
15. Ensures there is a system of checks and balances for the maintenance of accurate and confidential files and records; complies with reporting requirements.
16. Develops a communication strategy for public awareness of programs and events.
17. Participates in various community, council and committee meetings.
18. Coordinates/sets up for community events to include General Band Meetings, public gatherings, funerals, sporting, recreation activities and school events.

Education
• Degree in Human Resources Management or related field
• CHRP or working toward CHRP an asset

Skills and Abilities
• Ability to work independently and build effective interpersonal relationships.
• Strong team orientation, maturity, professionalism and customer service attitude.
• Strong communication skills.
• Ability to multi-task, prioritize work assignments to balance multiple demands or consult with Supervisor for guidance.
• Proficiency in the use of computer programs for word processing, databases, spreadsheets, email and the internet to the intermediate level (capable of using a large number of functions and feel confident using the program).
• Ability to use resources, be innovative and use initiative to solve problems.
• Ability to plan and develop training programs and personal development plans.
• Ability to be strategic and develop an HR Strategic Plan.
• Demonstrated ability to share knowledge with others.
• Strong generalist knowledge, knowledge of federal and provincial legislation and understanding the impact of HR practices in the workplace.

Experience
• Minimum 3 to 5 years of human resources work experience with proven generalist proficiency in Human Resources Management
• Experience building capacity of leadership team and undertaking employee relations activities.

Salary: $62,000-77,000 depending on education and experience

Deadline for submissions is January 24, 2020. Please forward resume with 3 work related references to:

Maggie Berns, Executive Assistant to the Chief Administrative Officer
Williams Lake Band
2672 Indian Drive
Williams Lake, BC V2G 5K9
Fax: 250-296-4750 or Email: maggie.berns@williamslakeband.ca

SELF GOVERNMENT TRANSITION COORDINATOR

Job Summary
The Self-Government Transition Coordinator contributes to the overall success of the organization by working to negotiate and prepare the community for a post-Treaty self governing environment in accordance with the vision, mission and objectives of the organization. The Self-Government Transition Coordinator is tasked with developing programs to build capacity, explore alternatives to Treaty, communicate, promote and revitalize the cultural heritage and language.

The Self-Government Transition Coordinator will work to advance the Williams Lake Indian Band’s goal of self-government. This will include helping to further develop Governance structures, as well as plan and initiate the transition from the Indian Act to sovereign, self-governing community.

Duties and Responsibilities

Treaty and Self Government
1. Researches relevant documents, Treaty chapters, court cases, and other First Nations agreements
2. Ensures that the Treaty agreement includes the Aboriginal Rights and Title that need to be protected
3. Performs custom election code development, constitution and by-law development for post-Treaty Governance Structure with the Constitution Development Committee and other committees
4. Researches archival, internet, field work, and community membership including off-reserve membership
5. Provides technical assistance to Treaty team regarding self government
6. Advises team on alternatives options for First Nations governance
7. Develops interest papers and participates in technical reviews; explains and interprets federal and provincial policies
8. Attends and reports at all regularly scheduled band office meetings (Chief and Council, Staff, Governance Networking Group, Self-Government Transition Coordinators, Constitution Development Committee, Community Working Group, Urban Members and at Leadership Council)
9. Represents Self-Government/Transition on Treaty committees and family and youth council
10. Develops and maintains work plans for Self-Government Transition department
11. Explains and interprets federal and provincial policies
12. Contributes to development of NStQ and WLIB Governance Transition plan including but not limited to the Governance Model
13. Assists in the transition planning for Council and Senior Management

Communication
1. Attends and reports at all regularly scheduled meetings (Leadership, Staff, and Self Governance meetings)
2. Organizes and facilitates community consultation and multi-party meetings
3. Participates in community development and capacity building and in committee, working group at the band and
intergovernmental levels
4. Works with staff members to communicate Treaty information (booklets, posters, presentations)
5. Prepares presentation and briefing materials related to WLIB Governance

Qualifications

Education & Experience
 Bachelor’s degree in political science or a related discipline
 Experience with public speaking
 Experience writing reports

Specialized Knowledge
 Proficient in the use of computer programs for word processing, databases, email, and internet
 Knowledge and understanding of the NStQ Treaty Process
 Ability to use in-depth analysis and evaluation using significant innovative thinking and creativity to find answers
 Strong organization, presentation, administration and communications skills
 Team Player but can also work independently
 Excellent written, verbal and public speaking skills
 Knowledge of First Nations self government models, the Constitution of Canada and laws relating to governance and the BC Treaty process. Knowledge of Northern Secwepemc te Qelmucw traditional territory. Knowledge of NStQ’s current political organizations.

Working Conditions
 Minimal Supervision with occasional direction and very few checks of the work you perform.
 Travel in this position is required
 Non-standard hours of work

Conditions of Employment
 Must be able to obtain and maintain a Criminal Records Check
 Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid BC Driver’s Licence
 Must provide a vehicle in good operating condition and appropriate vehicle insurance to meet program requirements

Salary: $23.85 – $29.06 per hour depending on education and experience.

Deadline for applications is January 24, 2020 at 4:30 pm. Please submit a cover letter and resume with 3 work related references to:

Aaron Mannella – Chief Administrative Officer
Williams Lake Indian Band
2672 Indian Drive
Williams Lake, BC V2G 5K9
Or email to: maggie.berns@williamslakeband.ca

FINANCE ASSISTANT (Full Time Position)

Job Summary
The Finance Assistant contributes to the overall success of the organization by providing effective provision of financial services to the organization. The Finance Assistant provides professional,
accurate and timely information, reports and solutions to accounts receivable, payable, as well as annual reporting requirements. The Finance Assistant must have strong working relationships with staff and external clients, have the ability to verify information and process payments following appropriate protocol

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Process accounts receivable
2. Prepares invoicing and tracking of Own Source Revenue
3. Liaises with other departments to coordinate invoicing in relation to deliverables
4. Performs budget entry and provides technical assistance to staff regarding budget
5. Provides assistance with bank reconciliations, including but not limited to cheque clearing, withdrawals, deposits and prepares journal entries for review
6. Provides reporting to departments, Chief & Council and outside agencies on the direction of the Chief Financial Officer
7. Assists with year-end audit preparation
8. Performs day to day administrative/clerical duties, including data entry, filing, photocopying, faxing, word processing, emails and other documentation
9. Provides assistance to management for special projects, including creating spreadsheets, reports and other documentation
10. Maintains databases and other computerized files, including hard copy filing system
11. Provides information to staff on financial procedures, policies and understanding of financial information
12. Other duties as required or assigned by the Chief Financial Officer

Qualifications
1. Diploma in accounting or related field
2. Minimum two years` accounting experience
3. Must be able to obtain and maintain a clean Criminal Records Check
4. Must be able to obtain and maintain a BC Driver`s Licence

Wages: $15.89 to $20.14 depending on education & work experience

Deadline for submissions is January 24, 2020. Please forward resume with 3 work related references to:

Aaron Mannella, Chief Administrative Officer
Williams Lake Band
2672 Indian Drive
Williams Lake, BC V2G 5K9
Fax: 250-296-4750 or Email: maggie.berns@williamslakeband.ca

ON CALL SUBSTITUTE TEACHER - GRADE K4 TO GRADE 4

The Little Chiefs Primary School (LCPS) is seeking on call substitute teachers for Grade K4 to Grade 4 Position August 2019 – August 2020.

Job Posting:
Reporting to the Williams Lake Indian Band Lead Teacher; the Grade K4 – Grade 4 Sub Teacher will perform the following duties in collaboration with the Little Chiefs Primary School programs:

Little Chiefs Primary School is focused on their student’s success. Therefore, Little Chiefs Primary School actively promotes the following abilities or qualities in their teaching staff:
• Awareness of, and sensitivity to, First Nation cultural diversity
• Ability to promote greater student success and achievement
• Sustained commitment to Literacy and Numeracy (Read Well and Saxon Math knowledge)
• Working creatively and collaboratively with Little Chiefs Primary School staff and Williams Lake Indian Band Education Department
• Strong communication, interpersonal and team building skills with parents and community

The following criteria will be important considerations in the hiring process:
• Deliver the Ministry of Education Primary Curriculum
• Recent teaching experience
• Excellent classroom management skills
• Teaching in Literacy and Numeracy
• Knowledge of and/or experience in Differentiated Instruction
• Assess student needs and understand Individual Education Plans (IEP’s)
• Experience in multi-grade classrooms
• Bachelor of Education Degree and in good standing with Ministry of Education Teacher Regulation Branch certification
• Valid First Aid, CPR
• Equivalent combinations of education and/or experience will be considered
• Participate in Secwepemc curriculum and assist in its delivery during class time with children

Salary is pro-rated dependent on verified education and teaching experience; in accordance with BC Ministry Teacher Salary Substitute Grid.

A job offer is contingent upon a satisfactory Criminal Record Check and Medical Practitioner report and a valid BC motor vehicle license and drivers abstract.

Apply to:
Williams Lake Indian Band
2672 Indian Drive, Williams Lake, BC V2G 5K9
Attention: Aaron Mannella, Chief Administrative Officer
Email: Aaron.Mannella@williamslakeband.ca
Telephone: 250 296 3507 ext 121
Facsimile: 250 296 4750

Closing Date: January 17, 2020  4:30 pm
To view information on Little Chiefs Primary School and Williams Lake Indian Band Programs and Services, please see websites listed below:
www.littlechiefsprimaryschool.com
or
www.williamslakeband.ca

O&M SKILLS LINK WORKER (Open Until Filled)

Job Summary
The O&M Skills Link Worker effectively provides maintenance services using strong diagnostic, repair, and organization skills to coordinate repairs, purchase of supplies, scheduling preventative maintenance and reporting on specific issues for buildings and facilities. This position is for youth between the ages of 16-30, that are unemployed, under employed, or out of school for 1 year. This position runs until March 27, 2020.

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Performs day-to-day maintenance duties for all assigned buildings, developing an organized approach to repairs and scheduling preventative maintenance
2. Undertakes basic carpentry duties
3. Ensures plumbing and propane tanks are working and there are no leaks
4. Checks windows and doors to ensure they are secured properly with locks as required, and are in good condition
5. Changes any broken or worn fixtures, including light bulbs
6. Ensures there is appropriate heating/cooling functionality in the buildings; schedules furnace maintenance
7. Notifies supervisor immediately of any significant damage to buildings or equipment
8. Provides services to maintain roads which includes ensuring culverts are clean and potholes are filled
9. Ensures parking lots and walkways are cleaned of snow and sanded during the winter months
10. Obtains supplies for maintenance as required
11. Ensures areas around fire hydrants are kept clear and visible, and that chimneys are regularly maintained
12. Inventories all equipment and supplies in maintenance yard and ensures the yard is clean, tidy and free of debris
13. Creates a safe and healthy environment with well maintained facilities
14. Participates in various community, council and committee meetings
15. Other duties as assigned or required

Working Conditions
1. Travel may be required
2. Hazards may include use of commercial/industrial cleaning chemicals, climbing, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, operating tools and equipment
3. Ability to perform the physical requirements of the job which include: carrying, lifting, standing and walking
4. Non-standard hours of work
5. Receives minimal supervision with occasional direction and very few checks of the work performed

The duties listed are provided as examples of area of responsibility and are not intended to create limits to responsibility but to help understand the scope of the position. All staff are expected to be team oriented and maintain confidentiality of all information gained while working with the organization.

Qualifications
Education
•Graduation from High School Grade 12

Experience
•None

Salary: $13.85hr

Please forward cover letter and resume with 3 references. Job Posting will be OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

Lisa Camille – Interim Chief Administrative Officer
Williams Lake Indian Band
2672 Indian Drive Williams Lake, BC V2G 5K9
Email: cynthia.dick@williamslakeband.ca