Northern Shuswap Tribal Council

Employment

Position:     Executive Director

The Executive Director is responsible for the successful leadership and general management of three organizations according to the vision, objectives, and strategic direction set in conjunction with the governing body.  The Executive Director is responsible for the efficient management of all programs and departments, setting goals and measuring the achievement of the organization’s objectives. As a skilled administrator who is a positive role model, the Executive Director works with the governing body to focus on establishing effective working relationships with community groups, funding agencies, and other external contacts.  The Executive Director ensures the efficient financial management of the organization through Treaty negotiations, applications for grant funding and fiscal restraint.  The Executive Director leads a multi-faceted team of employees who are tasked with Treaty, finance, victim services, administration, fisheries and resource management, information technology, skills development and other specialties.  Additionally, the Executive Director plays a strong role in increasing capacity of all associated organizations, providing advice, guidance and resources to support their operations.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Ability to work independently and to be self directing and self-motivated;
  • Ability to build effective interpersonal relationships from the community level to senior government levels;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with the leadership team in the establishing of goals, and preparation of budgets and funding proposals;
  • Ability to see the big picture and think strategically;
  • 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 manage conflict and manage change;
  • Ability to self-regulate, meet deadlines, have attention to detail;
  • Understanding of First Nations values, culture, history, communities, and traditional territories
  • Strong knowledge of governance;
  • Ability to build capacity for staff, governing body and affiliated organizations;

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor`s Degree in Business Administration or related field

Specialized Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of legislation on Labour Code, Occupational Health and Safety, Privacy, Human Rights, and Employment Law;
  • Knowledge of financial and reporting requirements for Federal, Provincial and other funding agencies;
  • Knowledge and experience in human resources and financial management, governance procedures, and the treaty process.

 For a complete job description:

Application Deadline:    Friday, July 5, 2019 at 4:00 pm

Submit your cover letter & resume with 3 references to:

Attention To:    Helen Henderson: Chair, Board of Directors

c/o         Bonnie Slack, Operations Coordinator

Northern Shuswap Tribal Council

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

Email:  administration@nstq.org    Phone: 250-392-7361    Fax: 250-392-6158

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Position: Human Resources Manager:

Reporting to the Executive Director (ED), the Human Resources Manager provides administrative support, focusing on the development and delivery of HR programs, employee support and satisfaction, and contributing to the achievement of Northern Shuswap Tribal Council’s goals and objectives. This also includes support for the NStQ communities when required.

The Human Resources Manager provides leadership to the long-term achievement of capacity development, employee recruitment and engagement, succession management and the development of fair and cohesive working environment.

The Human Resources Manager carries out responsibilities in some or all of the functional areas:  recruitment and retention, orientation, training and development, safety, performance management, succession management, employee relations, employee communication, and compensation and benefits.

Experience:

  1. 5 plus years of human resources work experience with proven generalist proficiency in Human Resources Management
  2. Experience building capacity of leadership team and undertaking employee relations activities
  3. Experience investigation, training and eliminating bullying and harassment
  4. Experience facilitating training sessions

Education:         

  1. Degree in Human Resources Management or related field
  2. CPHR an asset

Skills & Abilities:

  1. Ability to work independently and build effective interpersonal relationships across the organization and externally to NSTC
  2. Strong team orientation, maturity, professionalism and customer service attitude.
  3. Strong communication skills
  4. Ability to multi-task, prioritize work assignments to balance multiple demands
  5. 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).
  6. Ability to use resources, be innovative and use initiative to solve problems.

For a complete job description: 

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

  • Christy Smith, Executive Director

To the care of: 

Bonnie Slack

Northern Shuswap Tribal Council Society

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

Or by email:  administration@nstq.org

Application Deadline:                       Open until the position is filled

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Position: Seeking to fill the following Seasonal position within the Fisheries Department.

The Seasonal NSTC Catch Monitor contributes to the overall success of the NSTC Fisheries Program by undertaking the duties that are associated with meeting the deliverables of fishery catch data collection.

Skills and Abilities

  1. Interact with fishers at designated areas.
  2. Biological or scientific technical sampling
  3. collecting data and compiling reports, verifying permits to fish that have been issued by a designated person or employee of the NSTC
  4. Follow safe practices around the river and make recommendations for improved safety practices at job site or to the overall program.
  5. Recognize infractions or breaking of rules and report to appropriate persons.
  6. Maintaining fishing sites, ensuring that they are clean of garbage.
  7. Organization and maintenance of equipment
  8. Participate in employer organized events and training.

Qualifications & Experience

Applicants must be 17 years of age or older at date of hire.

Having First Aid Level 1 with transportation endorsement is also an asset, as is Swift Water Rescue Certification – Swift water Operations or higher.

Working Conditions

Some travel is required. The ideal candidate will have and maintain a valid BC Driver’s License and a vehicle in good working condition with appropriate vehicle insurance to meet program needs.

The successful applicant will be required to travel to designated sites, work in severe weather conditions, perform the physical requirements of the job (working/walking along river banks etc), work non-standard hours of work (evenings, late night and early morning) with minimal supervision.

For a complete job description: 

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

  • Andrew Meshue, Fisheries Manager

To the care of: 

Bonnie Slack

Northern Shuswap Tribal Council Society

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

Or by email:  administration@nstq.org

Application Deadline:   June 21, 2019 at 4:00 pm

Applications will be accepted by fax (250)392-6158, hand delivery, email, or by post.

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Position: Natural Resource Manager

NSTQ Stewardship Advisory Committee is seeking a Natural Resource Manager to guide and further develop the NStQ Communities collaborative natural resource stewardship initiatives. If you have a proven history of project management, a solid understanding of First Nations governance and relationship-building and excel at incorporating diverse perspectives into operational practices, we look forward to your application.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Project Management
  • Negotiation skills
  • Experience in managing multiple projects with varying timelines.
  • Ability to work independently and to be self-directing self-empowered and self-motivated.
  • Ability to build effective interpersonal relationships from the community level to senior government levels.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with the treaty teams, community governing bodies, service providers and government agencies to achieve goals.
  • Ability to think strategically.
  • Proficiency in the use of computer programs for word processing, databases, spreadsheets, presentations, email and the internet, to the intermediate level (capable of using a large number of functions and feel confident using the programs).
  • Ability to manage conflict and manage change.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, have attention to detail.
  • Understanding of First Nations values, culture, history, communities, and traditional territories.
  • Strong knowledge of governance.
  • Excellent research, communication and writing skills. Quality interactions with internal and external contacts to achieve defined goals.
  • Ability to motivate and manage staff and develop strong relationships with all levels of staff, service providers and government agencies.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to First Nations natural resource governance (i.e. First Nations studies, public policy, land use planning, environmental studies, geography, public administration, law, political science).
  • OR a Master’s Degree in a related field and 1 year of related experience.
  • OR an equivalent combination of education, training from a recognized institution and at least 5-6 years related experience may be considered (resource management or program management experience and demonstrated experience participating on project teams to develop and foster respectful and productive First Nations governance structures).

 For a complete job description: 

Deadline: until position is filled

Submit your cover letter & resume with 3 references to:

Stewardship Advisory Committee

c/o         Bonnie Slack, Operations Coordinator

Northern Shuswap Tribal Council

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

 


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HOW TO APPLY? (NSTC/NSTS Jobs Only) [IMPORTANT NOTE:  For any of the job opportunities which are available and posted for any of our NStQ communities (and ‘not‘ with NSTC), please follow the  instructions within those individual postings]

Resume’s will be accepted by fax (250)392-6158, hand delivery, email: administration@nstq.org, or by post/mail.   Please  provide  a  cover  letter,  resume and any supporting documents with your submission. 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.             **NOTE**  Resume’s received after 4:00PM on noted deadline dates will not be considered.

All Applications To:

Northern Shuswap Tribal Council

Attn: Operations Coordinator

17 South First Avenue

Williams Lake, BC   V2G 1H4 

E: administration@nstq.org

(250) 392-7361, ext.200 or (Toll Free: 1-888-392-7361) Enquiries only