Northern Shuswap Tribal Council

Employment

Self Government Transition Coordinator

The Self Government Transition Coordinator contributes to the overall success of the organization by working to negotiate and prepare the community for a post-Treaty self governing environment in accordance with the vision, mission and objectives of the organization.

Working to advance NStQ’s goal of self-government, helping to further develop Governance structures, as well as plan and initiate the transition from the Indian Act to sovereign, self-governing communities and supporting regional government.

The Self-Government Transition Coordinator will work with the Treaty Team, Tribal Council, community members and staff in the Northern Shuswap Tribal Council (NSTC), Tsq’escen (Canim), T’exelc’ (Williams Lake), Xats’ull (Soda), and Stswecem’c – Xgat’tem (Canoe Creek/Dog Creek), and members of Leadership Council to facilitate NStQ Self-Government.

Experience:

  1. Preferred one to two years working in a related capacity to support the Treaty process

Education:         

  1. Graduation from Grade 12
  2. Preferred Post Secondary degree or related experience in Political Science, First Nations Studies, Aboriginal Law or related discipline.

Skills & Abilities:

  1. Understanding of laws, constitution and legal language
  2. Knowledge of traditional lands, culture and language
  3. Ability to use in-depth analysis and evaluation using significant innovative thinking and creativity to find answers
  4. Strong administration, conflict resolution, time management, interpersonal communication, proposal preparation, and negotiation skills

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

Dene Moore, Treaty Team 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:                       Thursday, January 31, 2019 @ 4:00 pm

Applications received after 4:00 pm on Thursday, January 31, 2019 will not be considered.

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Human Resources Specialist

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Human Resources Specialist provides administrative support, focusing on the development and delivery of HR programs, employee support and satisfaction, and contributing to the achievement of NSTQ goals and objectives.

The Human Resources Specialist is able to communicate clearly, provide support across the organization by providing excellent customer service and answering a variety of employee inquiries related to Human Resources.

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

Experience:

  1. 2 to 5 years of human resources work experience with proven generalist proficiency in Human Resources experience undertaking employee relations activities

Education:         

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

Skills & Abilities:

  1. Ability to work independently and build effective interpersonal relationships
  2. Strong Team orientation, maturity, professionalism and customer service attitude.
  3. Strong communications skills
  4. Ability to use resources, be innovative and use initiative to solve problems, to plan and develop training programs and personal development plans and ability to share knowledge with others

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Please forward 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:                       Thursday, January 31, 2019 @ 4:00 pm

Applications received after 4:00 pm on Thursday, January 31, 2019 will not be considered.

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Position:     Stewardship Manager

Reports to: NStQ Stewardship Advisory Committee

POSITION SUMMARY:

The NSTQ Stewardship Advisory Committee is seeking a Stewardship 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.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • 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) and a minimum of 3 years’ experience.
  • 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).

 How to Apply:

For a complete job description: 

Deadline for application is Thursday, February 7, 2019 by 4:00 pm.

Submit your cover letter & resume with 3 references to:

Stewardship Advisory Committee

c/o 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


APPLICATION PROCEDURE – 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 applications instructions within those individual postings]

Applications 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 application. 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**  Applications received after 4:00PM on noted application 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