Employment

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

COMMUNITY CULTURAL COORDINATOR (Term Position December 2019-March 2020)

Job Summary
The Community Cultural Coordinator is responsible for the development, integration and delivery of Secwepemc Culture to serve the Community as a whole. The Cultural Coordinator will ensure that support development reflect all stages of life – child, youth, adult and elder. This position is responsible for ensuring various relations are established and maintained, and for liaising within the community. The position also implements, monitors, evaluates and reports on programming in accordance with funding agreements, identified work plans and organization plans and priorities. A primary function of this position is also to develop funding application and proposals, including budgets related to cultural projects and programs. This position is responsible for securing funding and developing implementation and work plans, as well as working in a team environment to identify programming and sustainability gaps and develop solutions and strategies to mitigate these gaps.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Develops, plans and coordinates significant operational initiatives to create Secwepemc culture into all aspects of WLIB. Responsible for assisting in work planning, project coordination and delivery, and participating in governance and project teams.
• Engages with and responds to community needs. Evaluates, and receives feedback and determines the most appropriate design of projects to meet community development needs, and ensures community-level implementation of cross-generational projects and programs.
• Uses qualitative and quantitative research methods to analyze projects, programs and strategies that target a number of different community members. Assists in the development of evidence-based reports, evaluation and communications and provides feedback concerning the success of project initiatives.
• Provides policy, project, and program advice to the Senior Member Services Manager to implement the mandate, goals and objectives of WLIB with respect to advancing programming and program participants.
• Performs administrative functions such as reporting, evaluating and monitoring budgets, programs, projects and initiatives. Supervision duties as required, full participation in staff meetings, field trips, and other school events, and a commitment to your own continuing professional development.
• Ability to multi-task and coordinate meetings, gatherings and ceremonies

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
1. Post secondary education in First Nations Studies, Cultural Resource Management, anthropology/archaeology, museums studies or other related social science and/or significant experience in community-based, First Nation focused/directed programming (i.e. First Nations health/wellness, culture, or education, etc.) An acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience will be equally considered.
2. Graduation from High School Grade 12 or equivalent.
3. Language Certificate, or Diploma in related field.

Experience
• Minimum 3 years of experience developing & implementing programs.
• Experience with First Nation Culture.
• Knowledge of Secwepemc Culture and Traditions
• Fluent in Secwepemcstin

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

Deadline for applications is November 22, 2019 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
Email: cynthia.dick@williamslakeband.ca

LAW OFFICER (Part Time Position to March 31, 2020)

Job Summary
The Law Officer is responsible for investigating, administering and enforcing the provisions of all laws of the Williams Lake Indian Band.

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Investigate and track complaint areas and manage files to completion.
2. Keep all records and correspondence in a locked filing cabinet.
3. Inspect properties to determine compliance with all WLIB laws, including Housing.
4. Research and prepare correspondence, including Orders to Comply.
5. Provide weekly reports to immediate Supervisor & Chief Administrative Officer
6. Attend and give evidence in court if required.
7. Research and provide recommendations in to WLIB laws and present them to the Lands Manager & /or Housing Manager.
8. To enforce WLIB laws upon receiving a written complaint including inspections, preparation of letters, notices and orders. Conducting follow up re-inspections to ensure compliance.
9. Follow up with concerns from staff in regards to safety issues with clients.
10. Promote good public relations and to provide information to the Community Members with respect to the various laws of WLIB.
11. Promote public safety in all areas including fire prevention, vehicle safety, ATV, snowmobile safety, bicycle safety, pedestrian safety, etc.
12. Respond to complaints from Community Members. Except when it comes to child or youth endangerment/issues/etc.; you are required to refer the individual(s) to the Senior Social Development Manager for her assessment.
13. Discuss law requirements with individuals involved and attempt to reach an understanding and obtain voluntary compliance with the law.
14. Patrol community during work hours to ensure safety. Work with PD Security after hours as directed by immediate supervisor.
15. Deliver BCR’s, eviction notices, etc. when requested. Monitor all cameras.
16. Work with the WLIB First Nation RCMP Officer; Ensure Law Enforcement vehicle is maintained.
17. Monthly measurable chart.
18. Attend Chief & Council bi-weekly meetings along with First Nation RCMP Officer to provide a brief report on what has occurred in the community over this time period.
19. Other duties as assigned or required

Education & Work Experience
• Grade 12 diploma or equivalent.
• Completion of Law Enforcement Officer Program through Justice Institute of BC or other recognized training facility/college.
• Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar position, or related experience
• Experience working with First Nations

Conditions of Employment
• Clean Criminal Record Check required
• Must be physically fit
• Drivers’ License & Clean Drivers Abstract

Salary: $19.46 – $ 24.64 per hour depending on education and experience

Deadline for submissions is November 15, 2019 at 4:30 pm. Please forward resume with 3 work related references to:

Lisa Camille, Senior Member Services Manager
Williams Lake Band
2672 Indian Drive / Williams Lake, BC / V2G 5K9
Fax: 250-296-4750 or Email: cynthia.dick@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