Employment Opportunities

Opportunity
RiverFresh Store Manager (full-time, permanent)
Location
Kamloops, BC
Date
Closing date: 12:00pm Monday February 13, 2017
Description

 

Position Profile:

The RiverFresh Store Manager is responsible for the day to day operations of the RiverFresh store including implementing policies, procedures, standards, providing customer service, managing the staff and performing related work as required.

Qualifications:

List of Qualifications specific to the position:

  • Prefer 5 years’ experience in seafood sales, commercial fisheries or retail store management with proven sales experience;
  • Experience with public relations, customer service and sales;
  • Experience with human resource management in particular supervising and training staff, providing leadership and motivating cross functional teams;
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to establish strong interpersonal relationships; must be results oriented and driven to succeed;
  • Must have intermediate computer skills in word processing, spreadsheets, and graphic design;
  • Availability to work various shifts, including weekends and holidays on a continuous basis;
  • Must be able to travel for training and customer service;
  • Must have valid Driver’s License, clean drivers abstract, clean criminal background check and reliable transportation;
  • Must be able to perform repetitive tasks and work that may be physically challenging, such as lifting 50 lbs.

Standards of Service:

  1. Maintains confidentiality of professionally acquired information.
  2. Provides service in non-judgmental and in a culturally sensitive manner.
  3. Is accessible, accountable, cordial and responsive in all manner of communications for the SNTC.
  4. Presents themselves professionally in the workplace and when conducting business for the SNTC, keeping in mind at all times s/he represents the SNTC in a manner of professionalism and integrity.
  5. “GREAT” customer service skills. Greet, Rapport, Engage, Add-On, Thank.
  6. Must comply with all Shuswap Nation Tribal Council policies and procedures.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Implements goals, objectives, policies, schedules, procedures and work standards and monitors projects/programs from inception through delivery;
  • Works with a team to execute priorities and allocate resources to initiatives or programs;
  • Ensures sales figures increase year over year and researches new value-added products to bring to the development team;

Customer Service & Sales

  • Generates sales through sales calls, trips, marketing and food shows;
  • Trains staff on how to generate new sales and to respond to each customer’s needs;
  • Communicates sales productivity requirements to staff members and supports selling efforts.

Retail Store Management / Managing Farmers’ Market Booths

  • Monitors, directs and/or performs day-to-day operations such as sales generation, customer service, operations, training, research and development, and marketing;
  • Operates RiverFresh booths to educate the public, promote the products and fill orders;
  • Executes improvements to operations to meet changing parameters and requirements.

Product Inventory

  • Communicates with the RiverFresh Director about product needs and arranges logistics of product processing, packaging and transfer to cold storage facilities.
  • Institutes an inventory control system; participates in regular inventory counts and audits;

Marketing / Advertising

  • Executes marketing plans including for local, international, retail and wholesale markets;
  • Collaborates in the design and purchase of promotional materials;
  • Arranges distribution to get the “right product, in the right quantity, to the right place, at the right time”.

Financial Management

  • Monitors monthly statement of revenues and expenditures;
  • Tracks programs against the schedule, budget and objectives, and reports on status;

Human Resource Management

  • Works with appropriate parties to define, plan and execute training and quality assurance programs;
  • Oversees staff scheduling and work planning; helps review staff time sheets and leave requests;
  • Actively holds and participates in RiverFresh staff meetings;
  • Actively participates in SNTC staff meetings.

Other

  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as necessary in the performance of the position and as assigned by the RiverFresh Director.

Terms of Employment:

  • Permanent, full-time position;
  • Hours of work will be a minimum of 35 hours per week, which will include some time during evenings and weekends;
  • Job location: RiverFresh Retail Store and farmers’ markets;
  • Salary is negotiable depending upon qualifications and experience.

Under the Canadian Human Rights Act exceptions are created to promote the hiring of Aboriginal people in preference over other candidates for reasons of self-government, cultural autonomy and cultural development.  In accordance with the SNTC Human Resource Policy, the first priority will be to hire qualified persons of Secwepemc ancestry.

Closing date: 

We invite applications consisting of a cover letter and a resume with names of references to be submitted to the Shuswap Nation Tribal Council attention Nikki Johnston, RiverFresh Director, no later than 12:00 noon Monday February 13, 2017.

 

RiverFresh Wild BC Seafood

c/o  Shuswap Nation Tribal Council

680 Athabasca Street West

Kamloops, BC, V2H 1C4

T: 778-471-8212

Email:  rfdirector@shuswapnation.org

 

The Shuswap Nation Tribal Council thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Opportunity
Administrative Assistant (Term Position)
Location
Kamloops
Date
Closing date: Friday, January 20, 2017 at noon
Description

Organization: Shuswap Nation Tribal Council

Reporting to: ASETS Program Director

Position Profile: 

Reporting to the ASETS Program Director, the Administrative Assistant is based out of the Kamloops office. The successful candidate will be part of an Employment and Skills Development Services team and will work directly with the Program Director to support the delivery of services to the Central Interior.  Specifically, you will be the first point of contact for the entire Aboriginal Skills Employment and Training Strategy office and outreach staff. This will involve responding to requests from Outreach, ordering supplies, completing payables, maintain the email server, assisting Program Managers with hiring staff (accepting applications, scheduling interviews and conducting reference checks), managing the payables for office rentals, child care agreements, purchases and keep track of filing, financial statements and Service Canada Agreement and assisting with set-up of emails and business cards for ASETS staff. Travel may be required to serve the outreach offices within the ASETS Central Interior Region so a valid BC Drivers’ license and reliable vehicle are required. The candidate must be able to provide three (3) work related references.  The successful candidate will be required to undergo a criminal records check for Security Screening Certificate for LMDA Access and Requirements.  This is a term position ending March 31, 2017 based on a 35 hour work week, Monday to Friday.

Qualifications/Experience:

  1. Valid BC Driver’s license and reliable vehicle.
  2. Training in Accountability and Resource Management System (ARMS) or willing to learn.
  3. Completion of Computer Courses MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and working knowledge of Microsoft Publisher and Power Point.
  4. Certificate in Administration and/or combined experience.

Standards of Service:

  1. Maintains confidentiality of professionally acquired information.
  2. Provides service in non-judgmental and in a culturally sensitive manner.
  3. Is accessible, accountable, cordial and responsive in all manner of communications for the SNTC.
  4. Presents themselves professionally in the workplace and when conducting business for the SNTC; keeping in mind at all times s/he represents the SNTC in a manner of professionalism and integrity.
  5. Must be familiar with the Nations within the Central Interior ASETS Service Area.

Specific Responsibilities:

  1. Providing administrative support to Program Managers.
  2. Gather information from Outreach Offices and reports.
  3. Coordinate interviews and prepares workshops as required.
  4. Complete Section 25 LMDA checks for ASETS Staff.

Closing Date: 

In accordance with the SNTC Human Resource Policy, 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.

We invite applications to be submitted to the Shuswap Nation Tribal Council attention the Program Director, ASETS, no later than Friday, January 20, 2017 at noon. We invite you to submit your Cover letter, Resume, with 3 references and salary expectations by fax, mail or email to the following:

 

680 W Athabasca St.

Kamloops, BC V2H 1C4

Facsimile:       778-471-5804

Email:             directorasets@asets.org

Opportunity
Fisheries Office Assistant (permanent, part-time)
Location
Kamloops
Date
Closing date: noon January 20, 2017.
Description

 

Position Profile:

The Fisheries Office Assistant will work for the Secwepemc Fisheries Commission (SFC), the fisheries department of the Shuswap Nation Tribal Council (SNTC).  The Fisheries Office Assistant will be responsible for assisting the Director of Fisheries and other SFC staff with providing general office management, communications and outreach support, and contract administration.

Qualifications:

  1. Completion of Grade 12 as a minimum;
  2. Prefer completion of office administration and communications courses or equivalent skills gained through relevant job experience;
  3. Must demonstrate an intermediate level of computer literacy including word processing, graphic design and spreadsheets;
  4. Must be professional, highly motivated, have excellent organizational skills and a positive attitude;
  5. Written and oral communication abilities essential;
  6. Previous experience working with First Nations an asset;
  7. Must be able to work independently and in a team environment;
  8. Must have valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation to work.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Performs all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Shuswap Nation Tribal Council policies, standards, and procedures, and as directed by the Fisheries Director.
  • Maintains confidentiality on all matters relating to the affairs of the Shuswap Nation Tribal Council.

General Office Management

  • Provides general reception support for SFC and backup reception support for SNTC;
  • Manages SFC staff meeting schedule and group calendars;
  • Coordinates SFC meetings (e.g., sends out meeting invitations, confirms attendance, books venues and catering);
  • Maintains office supplies inventory and orders and re-stocks as necessary;
  • Assists SFC staff with travel arrangements;
  • Picks up and sorts mail;
  • Ensures office equipment is operating efficiently and arranges technical servicing as required;
  • Keeps a record of vehicle maintenance and makes arrangements for servicing as required.

Communications and Outreach:

  • Assists with developing communications content suitable for distribution (e.g., text, graphics, layout, photos);
  • Assists with designing and distributing SFC promotional materials (e.g., brochures, posters, pamphlets, newsletters);
  • Records summary minutes at SFC meetings as required.

Contract Administration Assistance:

  • Assists with processing SFC contracts and contribution agreements;
  • Assists with managing band contracts, invoices, backup documentation and other deliverables.

Other:

  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as necessary in the performance of the position as assigned by the Fisheries Director.

Terms of Employment:

  • Permanent, part-time position;
  • Hours of work will be a maximum of 24 hours per week, which may include some time during evenings or weekends;
  • Must be willing and able to travel, including overnight on occasion;
  • Job location: Secwepemc Fisheries Commission Office (Kamloops);
  • Salary is negotiable depending upon qualifications and experience.

Under the Canadian Human Rights Act exceptions are created to promote the hiring of Aboriginal people in preference over other candidates for reasons of self‐government, cultural autonomy and cultural development.  Non‐Aboriginal candidates must be treated fairly and reasonably though the process.  When all things are equal between candidates (i.e. qualifications, ranking through the interview process), the order for choosing candidates using the Aboriginal Employment Preference shall be: 1) Aboriginal ancestry and then 2) non‐Aboriginal candidates.

Closing Date:  

We invite applications consisting of a cover letter and a resume with names of three employment references to be submitted to the Shuswap Nation Tribal Council attention Murray Ross, Director of Fisheries, no later than noon January 20, 2017.

 

Secwepemc Fisheries Commission

c/o Shuswap Nation Tribal Council

680 Athabasca Street West

Kamloops, BC,   V2H 1C4

T: 778-471-8200

Email:  mross@shuswapnation.org

 

The Shuswap Nation Tribal Council thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

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