Employment

– We currently have ( 9 ) 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.

COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKER

Job Summary
The Community Support Worker position liaises with other service providers to meet community needs and general assistance working toward integrated holistic programs and services.

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Family Support & working with Elders
2. Perform Income Assistance duties when required by supervisor
3. Administration support to the Social Development Manager when needed
4. Networking and supporting individuals
5. Home visits with Elders & clients
6. Family Court upon request
7. Dealing with immediate crisis’ and referring clients to appropriate agencies
8. Know resources on and off reserve
9. Being an advocate and supporting the client by assisting them in reaching attainable goals
10. Planning programs for the community
11. Prepares and submits regular activity reports and statistics to appropriate agencies and the community
12. Working with the elders by assisting them in organizing trips, fundraising events, filling out documentation, etc
13. Ensures there is a system of checks and balances for the maintenance of accurate and confidential files and records; complies with reporting requirements
14. Participates in various community, council and committee meetings when requested
15. Referring Elders to Community organizations/businesses for assistance
16. Field Trips if funding available
17. Organizing the Elders to work with youth
18. Research funding opportunities and fundraising ideas
19. Develop and submit proposals for ongoing funding
20. Work as part of a team with the Williams Lake Indian Band and Three Corners Health Society
21. Monthly report to supervisor
22. Quarterly report for Boo Mega
23. Attend monthly social development related meetings
24. Organize annual Elders Gathering trip
25. Develop on-going activities/workshops for Elders
26. Other duties as assigned or required

Education & Work Experience:
• Diploma in Social Services or equivalent
• 3 years directly related experience in family &/or community support field

Conditions of Employment
• Must be able to obtain and maintain a Criminal Records Check
• Must have and maintain a valid BC Driver’s Licence
• Must provide a vehicle in good operating condition and appropriate vehicle insurance to meet program requirements and access to a company vehicle is provided and requires a valid driver’s license

Salary: $15.66 to $19.84 per hour depending on education and experience

Deadline for submissions is January 25, 2019. Please forward resume with 3 work related references to:

Marg Shelley
Chief Administrative Officer
Williams Lake Band
2672 Indian Drive
Williams Lake, BC V2G 5K9
Fax: 250-296-4750 or Email: cynthia.dick@williamslakeband.ca

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (ECE) TEACHER

Job Summary
We are seeking an ECE Teacher at the Little Chiefs Daycare from to apply for Full-time employment. The ECE Teacher under the direction of the Little Chiefs Daycare Supervisor, the Early Childhood Educator provides support and direct care to children, encouraging their intellectual, physical, emotional and social development and growth.

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Provide direct care of children, ensuring their physical, social, emotional and developmental needs are met while following provincial licensing requirements.
2. Provide input into short and long term planning and evaluation of the program.
3. Maintain health records and administer first aide and medication as required.
4. Report all incidents of suspected child abuse or concern for the safety and well-being of the child to the Supervisor and follow organization and government procedures and legislation.
5. Maintain open and positive communication with the parents and promote an understanding of growth and development of their child.
6. Provide care in keeping with best practices and ethical guidelines set out by the Province of British Columbia
7. Maintain a thorough knowledge of child care licensing requirements in the Province of British Columbia
8. Adhere to the policies and procedures of Little Chiefs Daycare and the Williams Lake Indian Band
9. Maintain an effective and professional relationship with other staff
10. Maintain confidentiality
11. Perform other related duties as required

Working Conditions
1. Works in a licensed group daycare environment,
2. Scheduled hours will vary with enrolment
3. May be required to work some evenings and weekends
4. Environment with high noise levels
5. Indoor and outdoor activities on a daily basis
6. Quick paced and frequently changing environment
7. Lifting and carrying of young children
8. Pushing strollers (single, double or triple capacity)
9. Sitting and bending to children’s level
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. Must maintain an Early Childhood Education License to Practice in British Columbia
2. Must maintain a valid WCB Approved Level 1 First Aid Certificate
3. Food Safe Certificate

Experience:
• Minimum 2 years childcare experience in a licensed childcare facility

Salary:
Based on Williams Lake Indian Band Salary Grid

Please forward cover letter and resume with 3 references, Job Posting will be available until January 25, 2019.

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

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Operations
Administration Department

Hours of Work
35 hours per week, Monday to Friday inclusive and attendance at meetings as required.

General Statement of Duties
The Executive Assistant is responsible for providing confidential administrative support firstly to the Chief and secondly to the Chief Administrative Officer for Williams Lake Indian Band.

Supervision
The Executive Assistant shall be directly responsible to the Chief and Chief Administrative Officer.

Major Duties and Responsibilities
1. Process correspondence and coordinate schedules for the Chief.
2. Complete expense reports, process invoices for payment, and reconcile credit card statements for the Chief.
3. Arrange travel, book conferences and events, including accommodation, and prepare information packages for the Chief.
4. Organize meetings, prepare agendas, transcribe and distribute minutes as directed by the Chief and/or Chief Administrative Officer.
5. Assist with the preparation and submission of the Chiefs reports and documentation of misc. reports as directed by the Chief.
6. Provide administrative support for meetings with the Chief, the Natural Resources and Economic Development Team, and Council.
7. Coordinate external communications including the preparation and distribution of media releases and the organization of press conferences under the direction of the Chief.
8. Provide back up support to the Natural Resources and Economic Development Team when required.
9. Other related duties and/or special projects as required by the Chief.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience
• Post Secondary courses in business, administrative support, or equivalent.
• Media Relations training and/or experience
• Minimum five (5) years of administrative experience, preferably at an executive level.
• Computer and word processing experience, including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
• Excellent written & verbal communication skills, ability to use tact and diplomacy, and demonstrate professionalism at all times.
• Experience taking and transcribing minutes.
• Ability to work independently
• Ability to maintain the strictest of confidential information.

Please forward your resume and cover letter along with 3 work related references attention to:

Marg Shelley
Chief Administrative Officer
Williams Lake Indian Band
2672 Indian Drive
Williams Lake, BC
V2G 5K9
To the care of email: cynthia.dick@williamslakeband.ca

Deadline for submissions is January 18, 2019 at 12pm.

EVENT COORDINATOR (Part Time, Permanent)

Job Description
This is a part time position (21 hours per week) with the possibility of full time in the near future. Events would include but not be limited to: fundraisers, conferences, workshops, dances, sporting events, recreational activities, partnership meetings, community meetings. This position will work with a diverse team of individuals who work in the social, environmental & economic sectors.

Minimum Education: Diploma

Salary: $19.17 – $24.29/Hourly

Start Date: As soon as possible

Please apply by February 01, 2019.

Contact:
Marg Shelley – Chief Administrative Officer
Williams Lake Indian Band
2672 Indian Drive Williams Lake, BC V2G 5K9
Fax: 250-296-4750 or Email: cynthia.dick@williamslakeband.ca

FINANCE ASSISTANT

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
$15.66 to $19.84 depending on education & work experience

Please submit cover letter and resume with 3 work related reference by January 18, 2019 at 4:30 pm to:

Marg Shelley
Chief Administrative Officer
Williams Lake Indian Band
2672 Indian Drive
Williams Lake, BC
V2G 5K9
Fax: 250-296-4750
Email: cynthia.dick@williamslakeband.ca

OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCE MANAGER

Job Summary
The Operations & Maintenance (O&M) Manager contributes to the overall success of the organization by coordinating the day-to-day operations of the department, managing the budget and meeting reporting requirements according to the organization’s vision, objectives, and strategic direction. The O&M Manager oversees staff, writes proposals and inspects facilities, schedules maintenance, completes work orders, locates contractors, inspects repairs and maintenance for community buildings and electrical systems and roads, as well as Band vehicles.

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Develops an operational plan which incorporates goals and objectives for programs and services, including program delivery and evaluation
2. Delivers the provision of Operations & Maintenance to community members by developing procedures for maintenance of the premises, equipment, buildings and roads
3. Manages maintenance program by estimating costs, submitting to Housing for approval, modifying work order when over budget limit, arranging for renovations and repairs, and inspecting work for completeness
4. Manages road and bridge maintenance, snow plowing, sanding, grass mowing, garbage and recycle collection and vehicle maintenance and inspection
5. Ensures vehicles and buses are inspected and have adequate insurance coverage
6. Establishes and maintains annual operating budget and works to secure adequate revenue and funding
7. Maintains and monitors management plans, maintenance plans along with maintenance contracts
8. Conducts needs assessment with the community to identify needs and to provide information to external agencies as well as governing body which feeds operational plans
9. Creates a safe and healthy environment following Occupation Health & Safety standards
10. Works cooperatively in conjunction with the Housing Manager & Utilities Manager
11. Oversees and supervises all program staff

Qualifications
1. Diploma in Business Management or related field
2. Certification in either carpentry, plumbing, electrical or equivalent field
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
$27.81 to $33.89 depending on education & work experience

Please submit cover letter and resume with 3 work related reference by January 25, 2019 at 4:30 pm to:

Marg Shelley
Chief Administrative Officer
Williams Lake Indian Band
2672 Indian Drive
Williams Lake, BC
V2G 5K9
Fax: 250-296-4750
Email: cynthia.dick@williamslakeband.ca

RECORDS INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS (RIMS) CLERK

Job Summary
The Records Information Management System (RIMS) Clerk effectively carries out records management and general administrative tasks while providing excellent customer service. The RIMS Clerk uses a cordial and friendly approach in helping WLIB staff to understand the system, and works to build effective relationships within the organization.

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Implements a standardized file classification and numbering system and retention schedule for all documentation, correspondence and records
2. Works with supervisor concerning the appropriate creation, use, maintenance, and disposition of electronic records in the existing computer systems
3. Provides clear instructions and reference material (e.g. file number lists)
4. Identifies vital records including preservation of records with permanent value
5. Classifies, files and records documents and other data according to RIMS cross referencing to other files as necessary
6. Transitions paper files to electronic storage following the classification system
7. Ensures proper safekeeping of records is undertaken including fireproof cabinets, off-site storage for electronic data, confidential storage for sensitive documents and process for file destruction

Qualifications
• Graduation from High School Grade 12 plus Certificate in Business Information, Records Information Management, or equivalency
• Two years administrative, clerical or records management experience – may need to change
• Must be able to obtain and maintain a clean Criminal Records Check
• Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid BC Driver’s Licence

Hourly Wage
$16.13 to $19.34

Forward cover letter & resume with 3 work related references by February 1, 2019 at 4:30 pm to:

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

SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHING ASSISTANT (Term Position)

Job Summary
Special Education Teaching Assistant be a full time position 10-month term and will support students in a variety of areas including Math and Language Arts. Assist teachers with teaching and non-instructional tasks. They assist in areas of personal care, teaching, behaviour management and other exceptionalities under the supervision of teachers or other education professionals.

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Assist students with integration into the classroom and school setting
2. Help students individually or in small groups with assignments and learning concepts under the supervision of a classroom teacher
3. Monitor and report student progress to classroom teacher
4. Assist students with special needs using techniques such as sign language, braille and remedial programs, as well as helping students with assistive technologies
5. Assist in school library or office and perform other duties assigned by Lead Teacher
6. Assist students with special medical needs
7. Monitor, supervise and assist students during non-instructional periods within a variety of school environments (e.g. lunch, recess/breaks/spares, bus loading/unloading, playground, classroom, washroom, field trips, public transportation, assemblies, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining a safe and positive learning environment
8. Working one-on-one and in small groups
9. Attend meetings, training, professional learning sessions (e.g. first aid, CPR, emergency procedures, behaviour management, etc.) for the purpose of acquiring and/or conveying information relative to job functions
10. Participate in team meetings, IEP development and staff meetings as required
11. Other duties as assigned or required

Education & Work Experience
• Graduation from High School
• Completion of a recognized Education Assistant course
• 3 months related experience providing intensive support to children/adolescents with moderate to severe special needs, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
• Prior experience using related computer supports and adaptive/assistive technology is an asset;

Conditions of Employment
• Must be able to obtain and maintain a Criminal Records Check
• Must have and maintain a valid BC Driver’s Licence
• Must provide a vehicle in good operating condition and appropriate vehicle insurance to meet program requirements and access to a company vehicle is provided and requires a valid driver’s licence
• Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid First Aid Certificate, and Food Safe Level 1

Salary
$19.17 to 24.29 per hour depending on education and experience

Deadline for submissions is January 18, 2019. Please forward resume with 3 work related references to:

Marg Shelley
Chief Administrative Officer
Williams Lake Indian Band
2672 Indian Drive
Williams Lake, BC V2G 5K9
Fax: 250-296-4750 or email: cynthia.dick@williamslakeband.ca

SPECIAL PROJECTS COORDINATOR

Job Summary
The Williams Lake Indian Band is seeking a highly motivated individual to work within a dynamic team environment specializing in various business development programs within or owned by the First Nation.

The Special Projects Coordinator is responsible for the coordination, oversight and administration of projects that arise from the operations of the WLIB Economic Development and Natural Resource Departments. The Special Projects Coordinator ensures that the projects are delivered properly and according to project requirements, and that they are within budget. The Special Projects Coordinator also works closely with the Economic Development and Natural Resources departments to initiate new projects and to develop new revenue streams for WLIB and its other entities. The Special Projects Coordinator possesses solid communication skills and is a results-oriented individual who takes a pro-active approach to projects falling within their area of responsibility.

Employment Duties and Responsibilities
1. Administers projects as directed by the Senior Natural Resources/Economic Development Manager.
2. Coordinates and supervises employees and contractors that are retained to deliver those projects.
3. Performs site visits and inspections as directed by the Senior Natural Resources/Economic Development Manager.
4. Where necessary, assists in the actually delivery of project services or project tasks.
5. Ensures that projects are delivered on-time, within budgets, and fulfilling all project requirements and specifications.
6. Regularly reports to the Natural Resources Manager on the status of existing projects.
7. Pro-actively seeks out new project opportunities and, with the assistance of the Economic Development and Natural Resources departments, prepares strategies and business plans in relation to those projects.
8. Participates in team and Council meetings as required.
9. Writes proposals to secure funding as required.
10. Other duties as assigned or required.

Education & Experience
• Post secondary degree in a related field, business administration, project management, or an equivalent combination of training and experience is preferable.
• A sound understanding of budgeting and business practices is required.

Other Requirements
1. Travel will be required
2. Must provide a Criminal Records Check
3. Must hold a valid BC Driver’s Licence

Deadline for submissions is January 18, 2019 at 12 pm. Please forward your resume and cover letter along with 3 work related references to:

Marg Shelley
Chief Administrative Officer
Williams Lake Indian Band
2672 Indian Drive
Williams Lake, BC
V2G 5K9
To the care of email: cynthia.dick@williamslakeband.ca