– Please note the application deadline for all job openings is now September 21, 2018 –

We currently have ( 2 ) employment opportunities available. Click each title below to view job description details.



October 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019

Job Description

The Williams Lake Indian Band is in Stage 5 of Treaty Negotiations.  We are looking for a Treaty Transition Contractor to provide the following services but not limited to:

  1. Design a process for engagement with Senior Staff and Council regarding Treaty Transition.
  2. Conduct interviews with all Managers & Council.
  3. Determine what we need to do to transition from an INAC environment to a Post Treaty/Self Governance environment.
  4. Determine if infrastructure upgrades are required.
  5. Qualifications required for Post Treaty environment (i.e. policy development, management skills, financial skills, etc.).
  6. To look at current policies to determine how to improve services.

Contractor must have:

  1. Minimum 5 years’ experience working with First Nations in a Treaty/Self Government environment.
  2. Knowledge of First Nations self-government models, the Constitution of Canada and laws relating to governance, and the BC Treaty process.
  3. Maintains confidentiality of all information seen, heard or obtained.
  4. Recognizes and respects all cultural diversity and has an understanding of Aboriginal culture
  5. Excellent communication skills.
  6. Excellent facilitation skills.

This is a contract position from October 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019; to a maximum of 100 hours per month.  This position will be reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer.

Deadline for applications is September 21, 2018. Please forward your resume including 3 work related references to:

Marg Shelley
Chief Administrative Officer
Williams Lake Indian Band
2672 Indian Drive
Williams Lake, BC V2G 5G8
Email: cynthia.dick@williamslakeband.ca


Job Summary

The Finance Supervisor is accountable for the successful operations of the Finance Department according to the organization’s vision, objectives, and strategic direction of WLIB. This position is responsible for the efficient operations of the Finance Department. Possessing excellent communication and management skills, the Finance Supervisor builds effective working relationships with staff & Council.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Processes accounts payable when A/P clerk away
  2. Oversee A/P clerk and payroll & benefits administration clerk
  3. Assist with A/R
  4. Reporting to funders
  5. Budgeting
  6. Working within the G/L ledger
  7. Assist with year-end audit preparations
  8. Provides information to staff on financial procedures, policies and understanding of financial information
  9. Other duties as required


  1. Degree or Diploma in Finance
  2. Sage Accpac & Microsoft Office

Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years finance and management experience
  • Experience supervising staff
  • 5 years’ experience in Sage Accpac (accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger)
  • Excel, Microsoft Word, Database
  • Can work independently
  • Team player
  • Exceptional organization skills
  • Accountable, reliable and able to maintain confidentiality

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Criminal Record check
  • Must have a drivers’ license in good standing and a reliable vehicle

Reports To:         Chief Financial Officer

Salary:  23.49-28.63 per hour depending on education and experience.

Please forward cover letter and resume with 3 references no later than September 21, 2018 to:

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