Employment

– We currently have (4 ) employment opportunities available. Click each title below to view job description details –

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

HOUSING MANAGER

Job Summary
The Housing Manager contributes to the overall success of the organization by coordinating access to housing assistance,
advisory services, identifying housing needs, managing rent and maintenance fees, administering housing renovations and
capital projects, managing the budget and meeting reporting requirements for housing in the community according to the
organization’s vision, objectives, and strategic direction. The Housing Manager oversees staff, writes proposals and
inspects facilities, using excellent communication and relationship skills build productive and effective relationships

Operations
1. Develops an operational plan which incorporates goals and objectives for programs and services, including program
delivery and evaluation
2. Delivers the provision of housing to community members by establishing policies and procedures, managing
maintenance of the premises through work orders and purchase orders, arranging for renovations and repairs
3. Oversees the collection of rents and maintenance fees, and develops a collection system for arrears
4. Meets regularly with government bodies, industry, First Nations organizations, etc. to share information and identify
problem areas, then work towards developing solutions to issues
5. Identifies, promotes and coordinates partnership opportunities with Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal communities
focusing on housing initiatives
6. Conducts needs assessment with the community to identify housing needs in the community and to provide information
to external agencies as well as governing body
7. Consults and liaises with other housing experts to share information and to potentially formulate joint special projects
which would enhance the delivery of existing programs and services

Administration
1. Oversees and supervises all housing staff; involved in the recruitment and development of staff
2. Manages team performance by setting expectations and regularly reviews performance with staff; acts as coach and
mentor to address performance issues; and consults with progressive disciplinary actions as required
3. Prepares and submits regular activity reports and statistics to appropriate agencies and the community
4. Ensures there is a system of checks and balances for the maintenance of accurate and confidential files and records;
complies with reporting requirements
5. Maintains database to track and follow up on all contracts, projects, and properties
6. Develops a communication strategy for public awareness of programs and events
7. Participates in various community, council and committee meetings
8. Establishes and maintains annual operating budget and works to secure adequate revenue and funding

Education
• Grade 12 certification or equivalent
• Diploma in Business Administration or related field

Skills and Abilities
• Knowledge of the provision of housing principles, practices, policies and procedures to consult with staff and various
• other governing bodies and agencies
• Knowledge of building codes and standards with an ability to read blue prints
• 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 work independently and build effective interpersonal relationships
• Ability to self-regulate, meet deadlines, have attention to detail, and respect confidentiality
• Recognizes and respects all cultural diversity and has an understanding of Aboriginal culture

Experience
• Three to five year’s business, property management, or related experience
• Experience supervising and managing staff as well as developing and managing budgets

Salary: $28.23 – $34.40 per hour depending on education and experience.

Deadline for applications is December 20, 2019 at 12 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
Email to: lisa.camille@williamslakeband.ca

FAMILY COUNSELLOR (Full Time Position)

Job Summary
The Family Counsellor is responsible for providing counseling and support to families, youth, and/or children regarding mental health concerns and family issues. Counselling is provided in a culturally safe manner on a one-to-one basis, with families, in groups, in circles, in Williams Lake Indian Band community. The Family Counsellor makes referrals for clients to other services including treatment and recovery centers as required. Williams Lake Indian Bands family counsellor will provide Counselling services WLIB to community members. In addition to counselling and support, family counsellors also provide education to communities through workshops to promote mental health and healing.

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Case manage clients with complex mental health concerns;
2. Counsel adults, youth, children, and families;
3. Provide crisis intervention for situations such as suicide attempts, liaise with community professionals and ensure follow-up occurs;
4. Provide crisis intervention for high risk youth as identified by the community/Band;
5. Facilitate healing circles;
6. Work at connecting families with their youth;
7. Prevention work to lessen the involvement of Child Protection Agencies;
8. Provide mediation as needed, e.g.: parent / teen conflict;
9. Address unhealthy or unsafe behaviours and situations with families;
10. Address negative/unhealthy behavior in youth including coaching around treatment and completing intake and forms associated with the youth entering treatment programs;
11. Assess the needs of individuals and families and make recommendations to the supervisor for program planning and implementation;
12. Facilitate weekly evening workshops for youth/parents/groups/families in the community;
13. Liaise between and make referrals to other agencies or internal departments regarding individuals/families;
14. Maintain appropriate documentation concerning assessment, client goals, service actions, case evaluation and workshop delivery;

Qualifications
1. Bachelor’s Degree in Social Services, and 5 years’ experience in addictions and counselling field or a variety of education + experience in the counselling field;

Hourly Wage: $28.23 – $34.40 per hour depending on education and experience

Forward cover letter & resume with 3 work related references to: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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

MAINTENANCE AND BACK UP WATER PLANT OPERATOR (Open Until Filled)

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Performs day-to-day maintenance duties for all assigned buildings
2. Responsible for proper water treatment plant and waste water utilities operation.
3. Follows Work safe BC regulations.
4. Sweep, mop, floors and stairs, keep working area clean and tidy.
5. Operates and services Maintenance truck.
6. During winter season ensures that parking lots and walkways are cleaned of snow and sanded. Cleans snow and ice from walkways and parking areas. Operates snow plow and sanding equipment on maintenance truck.
7. Cuts grass in community during summer season.
8. Repair and maintain appliances, washrooms and fixtures.
9. Make adjustments and minor repairs to heating, cooling, ventilating, plumbing and electrical systems
10. Perform other routine maintenance jobs such as painting and drywall repair
11. May move heavy furniture, equipment and supplies
12. Follows OHS regulations. Uses PPE and keeps it clean in safe place.
13. Changes any broken or worn fixtures, light bulbs, defective ballasts.
14. Provides services to maintain roads which include ensuring culvers are clean and potholes are patched.
15. Ensures areas around fire hydrants are kept clear and visible. Exercises hydrant valves according schedule.
16. Inventories all equipment and supplies in maintenance yard and ensures the yard is clean, tidy and free of debris.
17. Completes work orders, employee daily log, reports and other internal documents
18. Creates a safe and healthy environment with well maintained facilities

Education
• Graduation from High School Grade 12 with registration in an apprenticeship program
• Complete water /waste utilities program.

Experience
• Six months to one-year maintenance or related experience
• Experience working in water plant would be an asset

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 be able to obtain and maintain BC Water and Waste Utilities Operation Diploma or equivalent

Hourly Wage – $15.89 to $20.14 dependent on education & experience.

OPEN UNTIL FILLED. Forward resume along with cover letter and 3 work related references to:

Lisa Camille, Interim CAO
Williams Lake Indian Band
2672 Indian Drive
Williams Lake, BC V2G 5G8
Email: cynthia.dick@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