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Position: Language Director

Shuswap Nation Tribal Council

 Language Director 

(Internal / External Posting)

The Shuswap Nation Tribal Council, also known as the SNTC, was formed in 1980 as an effort of the Secwepemc chiefs to advance the issues of aboriginal rights. We are looking for a Language Director to carry out the revitalization and implementation of the Secwepemc language (Secwepemctsin), in a friendly and courteous manner.

Position Profile:

The Shuswap Nation Tribal Council is looking for a dynamic individual for the position of Language Director. This person will work directly with the Tribal Director in the revitalization and implementation of Secwepemctsin language for the Secwepemc Nation. They will establish a Secwepemc Law and Language Advisory Committee and work closely with the committee to establish a language teacher certification authority and a laws and language institute. With guidance from the Tribal Director, the Director will coordinate language lessons, engaging staff, Chiefs, Council and community members at meetings and other SNTC related activities and events. This is a one-year term position.

Relevant Knowledge and Abilities:

• Writes funding proposals for Secwepemc language, and submits project reports and briefing notes in a timely manner
• Understanding and knowledge of current Secwepemc culture, customs, traditions, protocols and challenges
• Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
• Ability to present information and facilitate community meetings, events, and workshops in a culturally respectful and professional manner
• Capability to work independently or with a team
• Ability and willingness to travel

Requirements and Qualifications:

• Master’s degree
• Minimum 5 years of directly related experience or an equivalent combination of education and teaching experience
• Fluent language speaker, experience with all Secwepemctsin dialects
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills Clear understanding of teaching methodology, curriculum and education assessments
• Experience in the planning, development and management of language programs and events
• Previous successful experience in funding and or grant applications
• Must have a valid Class 5 Drivers License and a reliable vehicle

In accordance with the SNTC Human Resource Policy, the first priority will be to hire qualified persons of Secwepemc ancestry. Pursuant to section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Aboriginal ancestry.

If you are interested in a career like this with a great organization, please submit your resume, cover letter, and references, referencing Secwepemcsin in the email subject line, by email to execassist@shuswapnation.org by 4 PM Thursday July 19th, 2018. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Thank You!

 

Position: Governance Director

Shuswap Nation Tribal Council

 Governance Director 

(Internal / External Posting)

The Shuswap Nation Tribal Council, also known as the SNTC, was formed in 1980 as an effort of the Secwepemc Chiefs to advance the issues of aboriginal rights.

Position Profile:

The Shuswap Nation Tribal Council is looking for a dynamic individual for the position of Governance Director. The Director will lead the development of a vision and strategic plan to guide the Nation to Nation governance work and the implementation and evaluation of the governance structure.
This is a full time permanent position that will provide support to the Tribal Director and the Council of Chiefs, when requested, in terms of the Governance department.

Relevant Knowledge and Abilities:

• Knowledge of the Secwepemc Nation and its communities, customs and traditions;
• Well versed in current state of First Nations social and political issues;
• Ability to supervise employees, assign tasks and delegate when necessary;
• Experience with facilitation, presenting, and project reporting;
• Ability to develop and administer a comprehensive budget to conduct necessary work to operate a government office; Establish a good working relationships and collaborative arrangements with community members, advisory groups, leadership and other governments;

Requirements and Qualifications:

• University degree preferred with specific focus and training in governance development and 3-5years directly related experience;
• Preferred 3-5 years worked in a First Nations setting or organization;
• Technically competent with various computer software programs such as Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel and Outlook; • Draft correspondence, briefing notes, reports, and policy for approval by the Tribal Director or Tribal Chief as directed;
• Ability and willingness to travel to support governance meetings & activities;
• Must hold a valid class 5 Driver’s license;

In accordance with the SNTC Human Resource Policy, the first priority will be to hire qualified persons of Secwepemc ancestry. Pursuant to section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Aboriginal ancestry.

If you are interested in a career like this with a great organization, please submit your resume, cover letter, and references, referencing Secwepemctsin in the email subject line, by email to execassist@shuswapnation.org by 4 PM Thursday July 19th, 2018. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Thank You!

 

Position: CHASE ASETS ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Shuswap Nation Tribal Council

 Chase ASETS Administrative Assistant

(Internal / External Posting)

The Shuswap Nation Tribal Council, also known as the SNTC, was formed in 1980 as an effort of the Secwepemc chiefs to advance the issues of aboriginal rights. We are looking for an Administrative Assistant to work out of the Chase Office and provide office tasks with a friendly, courteous and helpful manner.

The Position:
The Shuswap Nation Tribal Council is looking for a dynamic individual for the position of Chase ASETS Administrative Assistant. The Chase Administrative Assistant will provide administrative support to the program manager and employment counsellor when requested, of the Aboriginal Skills Employment & Training Strategy. This is a full-time term position ending on March 31, 2019.

Relevant Knowledge and Abilities:

• Knowledge of business machine operations: fax, photocopier, computer and scanner
• Maintain up-to-date client files, resumes, resource library and job postings daily
• Monitor office supplies and request purchasing from Program Manager
• Assist the Employment Counselor as required with Reporting and Research
• Demonstrate ability to multi-task, set priorities effectively under tight deadlines and problem solve
• Provide monthly report to the Program Manager
• Assist with the coordination of meetings and special events

Requirements and Qualifications:

• Minimum one-year office or administrative assistant work experience or completion of a secretarial program
• Strong technical competency of computer skills and knowledge of computer programs such as Microsoft applications, Outlook and database management
• A valid BC Drivers’ license with a reliable vehicle and willingness to travel on ASETS business are required.
• Work experience with Aboriginal organizations
• Maintain confidentiality on all client files and other relevant information
• Responsible for client sign-in sheet tracking and statistical data collection

In accordance with the SNTC Human Resource Policy, the first priority will be to hire qualified persons of Secwepemc ancestry. Pursuant to section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Aboriginal ancestry.

If you are interested in a career like this with a great organization, please submit your resume, cover letter, and references (saved as one Word document) referencing Chase Admin in the email subject line, by email to adminasets@asets.org by noon July 24, 2018.The Shuswap Tribal Nation Council thanks all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Thank You!

 

Position: SECWEPEMC COLUMBIA RIVER TREATY COORDINATOR

Shuswap Nation Tribal Council

SECWEPEMC COLUMBIA RIVER TREATY COORDINATOR

(Internal / External Posting)

The Shuswap Nation Tribal Council, also known as the SNTC, was formed in 1980 as an effort of the Secwepemc chiefs to advance the issues of aboriginal rights.

The Position:

The Shuswap Nation Tribal Council is looking for a dynamic individual for the position of Columbia River Treaty (CRT) Coordinator. The CRT is an international treaty entered into between Canada and the United States in 1964 for the purpose of providing flood control and power production over the Columbia River of which the headwaters reside within Secwepemc territory. When first entered into, First Nations were denied the opportunity to weigh into the treaty development and as such, our interests were not included. With the renegotiation of the CRT upon us, we have an opportunity to ensure that Secwepemc interests within the Columbia Basin are included. This is a term position to March 31, 2019.

The role of the Coordinator will be to act as the main point of contact for this file and serve as a coordinator internally within the Secwepemc nation working directly with Secwepemc leadership and technical staff. They will also serve as the primary contact for external relations with Governments of Canada and British Columbia, BC First Nations and US Tribes. The ideal candidate will be technically qualified and have the political proficiency to handle the various facets involved within the Treaty engagement and re negotiations.

Relevant Knowledge and Abilities:

• Knowledge of BC Hydro dam and reservoir systems
• Negotiation experience an asset
• High proficiency in communicating complex issues to a variety of audiences
• Ability to write proficiently and conduct thorough research
• Ability to prioritize workload and set goals.
• Ability to work independently toward an agreed upon goal
• Ability to travel (largely within Canada but at times to the United States) is a must

Requirements and Qualifications:

• Bachelor degree in the field of economics, hydrology, natural resources, biology or similar field
• Understanding of the Columbia Basin and the Columbia River Treaty
• Experience working with a First Nations organization
• Participate in several technical and political working groups for the purpose of advocating Secwepemc interests and obtaining pertinent information.
• Must obtain a valid class 5 driver’s license
• Must obtain a valid passport

In accordance with the SNTC Human Resource Policy, the first priority will be to hire qualified persons of Secwepemc ancestry. Pursuant to section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Aboriginal ancestry.

If you are interested in a career like this with a great organization, please submit your resume, cover letter, and references (saved as one Word document) referencing Chase Admin in the email subject line, by email to adminasets@asets.org by noon July 24, 2018.The Shuswap Tribal Nation Council thanks all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Thank You!

 

Position: Fisheries Technician (term)

Shuswap Nation Tribal Council

Fisheries Technician (approx. Aug 13, 2018 – March 31, 2019)

(Internal / External Posting)

The Shuswap Nation Tribal Council, also known as the SNTC, was formed in 1980 as an effort of the Secwepemc chiefs to advance the issues of aboriginal rights.

The Position:

The Fisheries Technician is responsible for assisting the Director of Fisheries with a range of projects such as stock assessment, fish habitat restoration, catch surveying, communications and education.

Qualifications & Abilities:

• University degree or technical college diploma in related discipline essential
• Swiftwater training an asset
• Boat operations certification an asset
• Basic First Aid training an asset
• Excellent written and verbal communication abilities
• Intermediate level of computer skills
• Ability to travel and to work flexible hours
• Valid driver’s license

Relevant Experience:

• 3-5 years of fisheries-related work experience essential
• Experience working around water
• Experience with a range of fisheries field techniques and equipment
• Experience with project monitoring, data compilation and analyses, and report preparation
• Experience working with First Nations an asset

In accordance with the SNTC Human Resource Policy, the first priority will be to hire qualified persons of Secwepemc ancestry. Pursuant to section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Aboriginal ancestry.

Applications consisting of a cover letter and resume with three references must be submitted no later than noon Thursday August 2, 2018 to:
Murray Ross, Director of Fisheries
Secwepemc Fisheries Commission
c/o Shuswap Nation Tribal Council
680 Athabasca Street W., Kamloops, BC V2H 1C4
PH: 778-471-8200
email: mross@shuswapnation.org
Shuswap Nation Tribal Council thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Thank You!

 

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