Northern Shuswap Tribal Council

Employment

Currently: Seven Employment Opportunity Posting(s)


Job Title: Traditional Use Researcher/Treaty Department – Term Position until March 31, 2018

Job Summary:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               The Researcher for Traditional Knowledge and Traditions is responsible for reviewing selected materials on traditional governance and laws and conducting interviews with NStQ knowledge holders about traditional governance and laws. In order to:

  • Enhance the community databases regarding traditional knowledge and laws with a focus on protection of children and families
  • Write a report summarizing the information available..
  • NOTE: This is an Interim Position until March 31, 2018

Experience: 1 year administrative work and familiarity with NStQ culture.

Education: Grade 12 and Certification in a relevant related discipline (First Nation Studies, Political Science) or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

For more information and a complete job description click here: 2017_08_01 Traditional Researcher TRM 2017-2018

How to Apply? – see ‘How to Apply?’ info at bottom of this page. Application Package submission must include the following:
1: Provide a cover letter with your skills & abilities that match the job description
2: Completed Job Application Form
3: Resume with three work related job references

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Friday August 28th, 2017 at 4:00 pm   Applications will be accepted by fax (250)392-6158, hand delivery, email, or by post. (Applications received after 4:00 pm on Friday August 28th, 2017 will not be considered.)


EXTENDED! Job Title: NStQ Chief Negotiator – Full Time Position

The Northern Shuswap Treaty Society is seeking a Negotiator to lead the Northern Secwepemc te Qelmucw (NStQ) to reach a Final Agreement within the BC Treaty Process.

Who We Are: The Northern Shuswap Tribal Council (NSTC) office in Williams Lake supports the four NStQ communities of Soda Creek/Deep Creek, Williams Lake, Stswecem’c Xgat’tem and Canim Lake, through the provision of support services and project coordination.

The Position: We are looking for a Chief Negotiator who will:

  • Work within the mandates of the BC Treaty Process toward an NStQ Final Agreement;  – involving completion of land, resources and self-government agreements between the NStQ, Provincial and Federal Governments, while remaining consistent with the mandates, policies and vision of the NStQ.
  • Is seeking an exciting and challenging opportunity, while living and working in a spectacular rural region of BC.
  • Enjoys travel, engaging with community members, and who wants the satisfaction of making a difference in the lives of NStQ members.

The Location: The position is based out of the Northern Shuswap Tribal Council office in Williams Lake, BC.

Salary: Salary Range: Exempt from Salary Grid

For more information and a complete job description click here: Chief Negotiator Job Description 2017-08-01

How to Apply? – see ‘How to Apply?’ info at bottom of this page. Application Package submission must include the following:
1: Provide a cover letter with your skills & abilities that match the job description
2: Completed Job Application Form
3: Resume with three work related job references

APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED DUE TO WILDFIRE ACTIVITY/EVACUATIONS IN OUR REGION: Friday September 8th, 2017 at 4:00 pm  Applications will be accepted by fax (250)392-6158, hand delivery, email, or by post. (Applications received after 4:00 pm on Friday September 8th, 2017 will not be considered.)


EXTENDED! Job Title: NStQ Program/Project Manager (Child & Family Services) – Term Position w/possible extension based on funding

This exciting position will create the supports for delegated Child and Family Services programs under NStQ Self Government; it offers a unique opportunity to create new and innovative culturally responsive programming.  In this position you will be working with a team of individuals who are dedicated to establishing Self Government for their communities.

Who We Are: The Northern Shuswap Tribal Council (NSTC) office in Williams Lake supports the four NStQ communities of Soda Creek/Deep Creek, Williams Lake, Stswecem’c Xgat’tem and Canim Lake  – through the provision of support services and coordination, and represent a combined membership of more than 2,500 members who reside both on, and off reserve.

The Position: We are looking for a Program Coordinator who will:

  • Create linkages with the agencies currently involved in Child and Family services
  • Research and identify the current needs within the NStQ communities on and off reserve
  • Establish the foundation for family support programs under self-government.
  • Identify the scope of programs and services to be provided
  • Lead the team to innovate and establish strong programs that meet the needs of NStQ Children and Families.

We offer a competitive salary. Travel will be required for this position. The contract extends to March 31, 2018 with a possibility of additional work. A criminal record check is mandatory for this position.

The Location: The position will be based out of the Northern Shuswap Tribal Council in Williams Lake in the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast region that is known for its authentic wilderness, hiking, spectacular fishing & hunting, world-class mountain biking, watersports, and winter activities such as snowmobiling, x-country skiing and snowshoeing.

For more information and a complete job description click here: Program Manager – Child and Family Services-Job Description.docx 2017-08-01

APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED DUE TO WILDFIRE ACTIVITY/EVACUATIONS IN OUR REGION:  Friday September 8th, 2017 at 4:00 pm   Applications will be accepted by fax (250)392-6158, hand delivery, email, or by post. (Applications received after 4:00 pm on Friday September 8th, 2017 will not be considered.)

How to Apply? – see ‘How to Apply?’ info at bottom of this page.


EXTENDED! Job Title: NStQ Urban Regional Liaison(s) – Term Position(s) – 2 Available

The Northern Shuswap Treaty Society is seeking “two” qualified candidates to become Urban Regional Liaisons (one each) in Kamloops and Vancouver/Lower Mainland. These creative and exciting liaison positions will serve as an important link between NStQ urban members and the NStQ Governance working group.

Who We Are: The Northern Shuswap Tribal Council (NSTC) office in Williams Lake supports the four NStQ communities of Soda Creek/Deep Creek, Williams Lake, Stswecem’c Xgat’tem and Canim Lake through the provision of services and project coordination, and represent a combined membership of more than 2,500 members who reside both on, and off reserve.

The Positions: We are looking for Urban Liaisons who will:

  • Work with, and represent the interests of off-reserve (urban) members; including the set-up of meetings with off-reserve (Urban) members.
  • Provide information on self-government initiatives and obtain feedback.
  • Research, identify and record member interests and provide this info to the treaty team, and communicate member concerns to self-govenance working group.
  • Organize and participate in a variety of committee and treaty working group meetings – providing a strong focus in maintaining two-way communications with other Urban Regional Liaisons, treaty team members, NStQ urban members, and developing/providing input and content for newsletters/newspaper.

We offer a competitive salary. Some travel will be required for this position.

The Location: The position(s) will be based out of (1) Kamloops, and (2) Vancouver/Lower Mainland.

Reports to: Treaty Team Coordinator

For more information and a complete job description click here: Urban Regional Liaison Job Description 2017 (3).docx2017-08-01

APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED DUE TO WILDFIRE ACTIVITY/EVACUATIONS IN OUR REGION:  Friday September 8th, 2017 at 4:00 pm   Applications will be accepted by fax (250)392-6158, hand delivery, email, or by post. (Applications received after 4:00 pm on Friday September 8th, 2017 will not be considered.)

How to Apply? – see ‘How to Apply?’ info at bottom of this page.


Job Title: Communications Coordinator – Stswecem’c Xgat’tem First Nation

The SXFN Communications Coordinator will work closely with the Treaty Coordinator to ensure that the community members both on and off reserve are informed on treaty issues and aware of the ways in which they can participate and have input into the treaty process. The Communications Coordinator oversees all aspects of treaty department communications, including the development of publications, pamphlets, handouts, and methods of distributing information using a variety of media. The Communications Coordinator maintains the internal and external web sites; and acts as the editor and producer of a newsletter.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Diploma in communications, graphic arts, English, First Nations Studies and/or a related field or combination of equivalent experience.

Experience: While experience is preferred, the department is willing to provide on-the-job training to the right applicant.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Computer skills for Microsoft Office – Advanced level – very skilled with the program and can help others learn and use more challenging techniques
  • Excellent writing, research, presentation, and facilitation skills
  • Knowledge of social, traditional and web-based media
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent analytical skills

Type of Employment: 70 hours bi-weekly

Working Conditions: Travel in this position is required and some non-standard hours of work

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Criminal Records Check
  • Must have a valid BC Driver’s License
  • Must provide a vehicle in good operating condition and appropriate vehicle insurance to meet program requirements

Interested applicants may apply by submitting a cover letter outlining their wage expectation, resume and completed SXFN application form.  Available on Website:  www.canoecreekband.ca ATTENTION: Band Administrator, Stswecem’c Xgat’tem First Nation, General Delivery, Dog Creek, BC, V0L 1J0

Or Fax:  250-440-5679 / Or email: bandadmin@canoecreekband.ca

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Friday, September 1, 2017 at 12:00 @ Noon We thank all those apply however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted


Job Title: Archaeology Monitor (Sugar Cane Archaeology)

For more information and a complete job description click here: WLIB archaeology monitor job posting


How to Apply?

Application Package submission must include the following:
1: Provide a cover letter with your skills & abilities that match the job description
2: Completed Job Application Form (scroll down for link to Application Form)
3: Resume with three work related job references

Email your application to:

Bonnie Slack, Operations Coordinator       Email: administration@nstq.org

Mail your Application to:                               Fax to: 250-392-6158

Attention: Bonnie Slack, Operations Coordinator

Northern Shuswap Tribal Council

17 South 1st Avenue, Williams Lake, BC V2G 1H4

 

NOTE: Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Preference will be given to persons of Aboriginal ancestry as per Section 16(1) of the Canadian Human Rights Act.