On Call
Lax Kw'alaams, BC, Prince Rupert, BC
Posted 1 month ago
2024-02-02 (Closed)

Relief Mate
On Call Position
Date Classified: January 19, 2024 Business Unit: Ferry
Location: Prince Rupert, BC Reporting to: Ferry Captain


The Lax Kw'alaams Band and the Ferry, Spirit of Nicola, have an immediate opening for an On Call Relief Mate. The successful candidate will have to attend mandatory training, follow instructions and be able to work in challenging conditions. The position will cover the Ferry services between the Lax Kw’alaams and Prince Rupert Communities. You are knowledgeable of applicable navigation equipment and techniques; international, federal and provincial regulations, safety and emergency procedures, and ship handling principles.


Duties and Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
• You serve as an Officer in the conduct of deck department activities
• Loading / unloading vehicles and passengers
• Navigation, ship husbandry
• Passenger/vehicle safety
• Equipment inspections
• Attend all mandatory training
• Responding to emergency situations
• Training with crew in fire, safety, and boat drills
• Federal and provincial regulations, safety and emergency procedures, ship handling principles

• Directing and participating in vessel drills  Maintaining weekly Safety and Fire Equipment checks

• Standing watch on the bridge while vessel is underway  Assisting the captain on watch with various other tasks that are deemed necessary for the safe and proficient operation of the Ferry
• Provide manual labour on various other tasks and assignments as required
• Maintain the equipment on the job site, using and storing them properly and securely at the end of every shift
• Follow a timekeeping system, training and protocols as directed by the Supervisor
• Perform all other tasks within the scope of the position and as assigned

Qualifications:
• Mate, Near Coastal; and a valid seafarer’s medical.  Valid Chief Mate 150 tons certificate

• Valid marine basic or better first aid certificate
• Must be able to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with body, arms and/or legs
• Care about the quality of work; can work well on a team and follow safety standards
• Self-motivated, ability to work safely and independently without constant supervision
• Able to work outdoors/ indoors and in stressful environments, in all weather conditions
• In good physical condition, able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs, sit and stand for extended periods, kneel, climb ladders, and walk on varied terrain
• Must have a strong work ethic and commit to the work schedule
• Respect diversity - treat others with respect; avoid unnecessary conflict
• Ability to demonstrate a commitment to embodying a personal healthy lifestyle
• Respect diversity - treat others with respect; avoid unnecessary conflict
• Work in a Team Environment
• Ability to demonstrate a commitment to embodying a healthy lifestyle
• Ability to remain calm and focused in physically and emotionally demanding situations
• Ability to work all shifts, including weekends, late evenings, early morning, as required
• Class 5 Drivers License Mandatory
• Provide a current Criminal Record Check - Required

Compensation & Benefits
• Wages will $40.90 per hour
• Union position and is open to all genders

Submission Deadline:
• February 2, 2024.
• Pursuant to Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Indigenous Ancestry.
• Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted
• We invite all interested parties to reply in the strictest confidence by sending your resume to the Human Resources Manager, Email : [email protected]

Relief MateOn Call PositionDate Classified: January 19, 2024 Business Unit: FerryLocation: Prince Rupert, BC Reporting to: Ferry Captain The Lax Kw’alaams Band and the Ferry, Spirit of Nicola, h...

Full time, Part time
Lax Kw'alaams, BC
Posted 1 month ago
2024-02-02 (Closed)

Guest Services Worker

Full Time and Part Time

Date Classified: January 22, 2024       

Business Unit: Recreation                                           

Reporting to: Director of Recreation 

Location:  Lax Kw’alaams, BC             

The Lax Kw'alaams Band openings for a Full Time and Part Time Term Guest Services Workers.

The successful candidates will be responsible for answering questions about the facility and its programs and services, registering participants for programs and services, handling cash, working in other areas of the facility, Weight Room, Gym, Swimmers Cafe or assisting in Brighter Futures and maintaining a clean lobby and work area. 

Duties and Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Report any incidents, maintenance problems or safety concerns to the Supervisor.
  • Provide excellent customer service to guests, staff and volunteers.
  • Develop and maintain a professional & courteous relationship with guests, staff and volunteers.
  • Follow all checklists, procedures and schedule of tasks as per the Director of Recreation or Designate.
  • Ensure that the Lobby, Swimmers Café and Front Desk are clean and presentable at all times.
  • Assist with the purchase of monthly passes and punch card passes.
  • As requested, ensure that all cash handling procedures are completed and documented correctly, such as youth conferences, school events, recruitment fairs, and community development workshops.
  • Complete and balance end-of-shift cash sheets and receipts.
  • Sell retail items (e.g., diapers, swimming goggles, etc.). Promote the sale of monthly passes and punch passes.
  • Perform other tasks within the scope of the position.

Education, Experience and Knowledge:

  • Cash Handling Experience – able to make cash changes and complete accurate cash reports- willing to train
  • 1-year previous experience working in a Customer Service Environment- preferred
  • Provide excellent customer service to guests, staff and volunteers.
  • General knowledge of office skills, including computer skills, such as typing, word processing, and effectively using Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, Email). Ability to keep accurate daily logs.
  • Ability to resolve conflict effectively with both staff and guests.
  • Ability to complete maintenance and cleaning duties for the Front Desk work area, the Lobby, or wherever needed.
  • Be on time for all assigned shifts or shifts that you agreed to cover for another staff. Available for last-minute calls.
  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to embodying a healthy lifestyle.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Wages will be $19.72 per hour or the most current wages per the Collective Agreement.
  • This is a Bargaining Unit position and is open to all genders.

Submission Deadline:

  • February 2, 2024.
  • Pursuant to Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Indigenous Ancestry.
  • We invite all interested parties to reply in the strictest confidence to the Human Resources Manager: [email protected]

Guest Services Worker Full Time and Part Time Date Classified: January 22, 2024        Business Unit: Recreation         &nbs...

On Call
Lax Kw'alaams, BC
Posted 1 month ago
2024-02-02 (Closed)

On Call- Administration Reception
Date Classified: January 16, 2024 Business Unit: Finance Department
Location: Lax Kw'alaams, BC Reporting to: Chief Financial Officer


The Lax Kw'alaams Band has an immediate opening for an On Call Reception position for the
Band Office. The successful candidate will be responsible for the reception area.


Job Requirements:
▪ Receiving the general public at the reception area
▪ Responding to requests from Members/ Public
▪ Answering and directing telephone calls
▪ Selling goods and services of the Band (gasoline, cigarettes, ferry tickets)
▪ Cheque cashing and handling other cash transactions
▪ Sorting and distributing mail
▪ Responding to email requests, typing memos as required
▪ Other duties as required.
Qualifications:
▪ Minimum of Grade 12, or a combination of experience may be considered
▪ College Business Technology – Office Assistant or equivalent
▪ Familiar with a computerized environment
▪ Class 5 Drivers License would be beneficial
▪ Excellent written and verbal communication skills
▪ Must be neat in appearance, with outgoing, friendly and cooperative personality
▪ Ability to work under pressure, in a fast-paced environment
▪ Pleasant telephone manner and ability to maintain a professional attitude
▪ Knowledge of Lax Kw’alaams Culture would be a benefit
▪ This is a Unionized position within CUPE Local 2365. Wages: $25.21
▪ Benefits will be per the Collective Agreement.

Please submit applications including covering letter and Resume to: Human Resources Manager
at : [email protected]

Closing date for applications is: February 2, 2024

On Call- Administration ReceptionDate Classified: January 16, 2024 Business Unit: Finance DepartmentLocation: Lax Kw’alaams, BC Reporting to: Chief Financial Officer The Lax Kw’alaams Band...

Brighter Futures Youth Worker – 2 Year Term Position and Casual Position Available

Date Classified: January 18, 2024                                                  

Business Unit: Brighter Futures House

Location: Lax Kw'alaams, BC                                                            

Reporting to: Brighter Futures Coordinator  

The Lax Kw'alaams Band has an opening for an On-Call Brighter Futures Youth Worker. The successful candidate will deliver services in a Culturally Safe setting and respectful manner that complies with current Brighter Futures policies and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Be active and engage in all Program activities during shift including community events or collaborated programs with other Community departments.
  • To spend at least 75% of your time to build purposeful relationships with the Youth who access Brighter Futures Programming
  • Be a positive role model for all youth in the community.
  • To empower Youth through a process of reflective practice to find their own direction in life.
  • To encourage Youth to make a difference in Lax Kw’alaams
  • Act as an informal point of contact for Youth, to be a friendly welcoming face within the community and someone the Youth can trust to talk to.
  • Maintain a professional relationship with the Youth, acting as their advocate if needed whilst ensuring appropriate confidentiality and the maintenance of professional boundaries at all times.
  • Assist the Lead Youth Worker in running and engaging activities either as a part of a group or one to one.
  • Facilitate programs and workshops with youth ages 7 – 29.
  • Work as part of a team and as an individual to provide a safe environment. Report any Health and Safety or safeguarding concerns to the Brighter Futures Coordinator
  • Able to facilitate conflict resolutions between youth when needed.
  • Must be responsible and ethical, shows compassion and empathy.
  • Facilitate or willing to learn to facilitate Cultural Harvesting, Traditional Arts & Mental Health programs.
  • Maintain accurate logs and compile statistical records to support program needs and inform ongoing program development and evaluation
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills with Youth, professionals and agencies showing consideration and respect for their views, ensuring that all communication, including on issues that may be emotionally distressing, is dealt with in an appropriate manner and conveyed in ways acceptable to the recipient.
  • Attend team meetings.
  • Work evenings & weekends.
  • Clean up materials and space used at the end of each program.
  • Travel up to 2 weeks with youth – ie. Canoe Journey, Seaweed camp, Conferences etc.
  • Lift up to 50lb
  • Perform all other tasks within the scope of the position and as assigned.

Education, Experience and Knowledge:

  • Must have completed minimum grade 12.
  • First Aid and CPR preferred or willing to take.
  • Knowledge base in, Food safe & Food skills for families and Community Health Education and Prevention.
  • Good standing in the community with knowledge of community members
  • Excellent Computer Office Skills.
  • A valid driver's license.
  • Good organizational skills, verbal and written communication skills, conflict resolution, time management, interpersonal skills, confidentiality, professional conduct, sound judgment, respect, diplomacy, empathy, sympathy and integrity.
  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to embodying a personal addiction-free lifestyle.
  • The successful candidate will be asked to provide a current Criminal Record Check, including a Vulnerable Sector Screening as a condition of employment.
  • Must remain in full compliance with all public health orders and Band policies throughout their employment.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Wages will be $23.56
  • This is a Bargaining Unit position and is open to all genders

Applications Accepted Until: January 26, 2024, 2023

  • Pursuant to Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Indigenous Ancestry.
    • We invite all that are interested to send a resume in the strictest confidence to the Human Resources Manager by Email to: [email protected] or fill out an application at the Band Office.

Brighter Futures Youth Worker – 2 Year Term Position and Casual Position Available Date Classified: January 18, 2024                                         ...

Part time
Posted 2 months ago
2024-01-02 (Closed)

Guest Services Worker
Part Time
Date Classified: December 20, 2023
Business Unit: Recreation
Reporting to: Director of Recreation
Location: Lax Kw’alaams, BC

The Lax Kw'alaams Band has an opening for a Part Time Term Guest Services Worker. The successful candidate will be responsible for answering questions about the facility and its programs and services, registering participants for programs and services, handling cash, working in other areas of the facility, Weight Room, Gym, Swimmers Cafe or assisting in Brighter Futures and maintaining a clean lobby and work area.

Duties and Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
▪ Report any incidents, maintenance problems or safety concerns to the Supervisor.
▪ Provide excellent customer service to guests, staff and volunteers.
▪ Develop and maintain a professional & courteous relationship with guests, staff and volunteers.
▪ Follow all checklists, procedures and schedule of tasks as per the Director of Recreation or Designate.
▪ Ensure that the Lobby, Swimmers Café and Front Desk are clean and presentable at all times.
▪ Assist with the purchase of monthly passes and punch card passes.
▪ As requested, ensure that all cash handling procedures are completed and documented correctly, such
as youth conferences, school events, recruitment fairs, and community development workshops.
▪ Complete and balance end-of-shift cash sheets and receipts.
▪ Sell retail items (e.g., diapers, swimming goggles, etc.). Promote the sale of monthly passes and punch
passes.
▪ Perform other tasks within the scope of the position.

Education, Experience and Knowledge:
▪ Cash Handling Experience – able to make cash changes and complete accurate cash reports- willing to
train
▪ 1-year previous experience working in a Customer Service Environment- preferred
▪ Provide excellent customer service to guests, staff and volunteers.
▪ General knowledge of office skills, including computer skills, such as typing, word processing, and
effectively using Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, Email). Ability to keep accurate daily logs.
▪ Ability to resolve conflict effectively with both staff and guests.
▪ Ability to complete maintenance and cleaning duties for the Front Desk work area, the Lobby, or
wherever needed.

▪ Be on time for all assigned shifts or shifts that you agreed to cover for another staff. Available for last-
minute calls.

▪ Ability to demonstrate a commitment to embodying a healthy lifestyle.

Compensation & Benefits
▪ Wages will be $19.72 per hour or the most current wages per the Collective Agreement.
▪ This is a Bargaining Unit position and is open to all genders.

Submission Deadline:
▪ January 2, 2023.
▪ Pursuant to Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of
Indigenous Ancestry.
▪ We invite all interested parties to reply in the strictest confidence to the Human Resources Manager:
[email protected]

Guest Services WorkerPart TimeDate Classified: December 20, 2023Business Unit: RecreationReporting to: Director of RecreationLocation: Lax Kw’alaams, BC The Lax Kw’alaams Band has an opening f...

On Call
Posted 2 months ago
2024-01-02 (Closed)

Date Classified: December 20, 2023

Business Unit: Fire Department
Location: Lax Kw'alaams, BC

Reporting to: Fire Chief


The Lax Kw'alaams Band and the Fire Department have immediate openings, for On Call First Responders. The successful candidates will have to attend mandatory training, follow instructions and be able to work in challenging conditions. The position will cover the Fire Department and Ambulance services to the Community.


Duties and Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
▪ Attend all mandatory training to become a certified First Responder
▪ Ability to work all shifts, including weekends, late evenings, early morning, as required.
▪ Provide manual labour on various other tasks and assignments as required.
▪ Maintain the equipment on the job site, using and storing them properly and securely at the end of every shift.
▪ Must have a strong work ethic and commit to the work schedule.
▪ Follow a timekeeping system, training and protocols as directed by the Supervisor.
▪ Perform all other tasks within the scope of the position and as assigned.

Qualifications:
▪ Must be able to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with body, arms and/or legs.
▪ Care about the quality of work; can work well on a team and follow safety standards.
▪ Self-motivated, ability to work safely and independently without constant supervision.
▪ Able to work outdoors/ indoors and in stressful environments.
▪ In good physical condition, able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs, sit and stand for extended periods, kneel, climb ladders, and walk on varied terrain.
▪ Respect diversity - treat others with respect; avoid unnecessary conflict.
▪ Ability to demonstrate a commitment to embodying a personal addiction-free lifestyle.
▪ Respect diversity - treat others with respect; avoid unnecessary conflict.
▪ Work in a Team Environment
▪ Ability to demonstrate a commitment to embodying a personal addiction-free lifestyle.
▪ Ability to remain calm and focused in physically and emotionally demanding situations.

▪ Provide a current Criminal Record Check if requested.
▪ Class 5 Drivers License Mandatory – Training provided for Airbrakes License
▪ Provide a current Criminal Record Check if requested.

Compensation & Benefits
▪ Wages will be $ 20.11
▪ This is a Bargaining Unit position and is open to all gender.

Submission Deadline:
▪ January 2, 2023.
▪ Pursuant to Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Aboriginal Ancestry.
▪ We invite all interested parties to reply in the strictest confidence by sending your resume to the Human Resources Manager, Email to : [email protected]

Date Classified: December 20, 2023 Business Unit: Fire DepartmentLocation: Lax Kw’alaams, BC Reporting to: Fire Chief The Lax Kw’alaams Band and the Fire Department have immediate openings...

Part time
Posted 3 months ago
2023-12-08 (Closed)


Ferry Reservation Clerk Part Time
Date Classified: November 29, 2023 Business Unit: Ferry Services
Location: Lax Kw'alaams, BC Reporting to: Ferry Captain

The Lax Kw'alaams Band has an immediate opening for a permanent part time Ferry Reservation Clerk.
The successful candidate will be responsible for taking bookings for the Lax Kw'alaams Ferry Services and must be available to work on weekends.

Duties and Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
▪ Receiving telephone bookings for ferries.
▪ Make appropriate bookings according to the vessel accommodation (e.g., number of passengers allowed, size and weight of vehicles, etc.).
▪ Deal with emergency calls received and relate appropriate information to the appropriate Ferry Master.
▪ Issue bookings to ferry crews in advance of sailings.
▪ Record bookings for each journey.
▪ Perform all other tasks within the scope of the position and as assigned.

Education, Experience and Knowledge:
▪ Must be enthusiastic, resourceful, able to provide excellent customer service experience and have strong verbal and written communication.
▪ Experience in customer service/ hospitality is an asset.
▪ Must be able to work independently and as part of the team, be self-motivated and pay close attention to detail.
▪ Ability to demonstrate a commitment to embodying a healthy lifestyle.
▪ The successful candidate may be asked to provide a current Criminal Record Check, including a Vulnerable Sector Screening as a condition of employment.
▪ Must remain in full compliance with all public health orders and Band policies throughout their employment.

Compensation & Benefits
▪ Wages will be $23.04 hourly.
▪ This is a Bargaining Unit position and is open to all genders

Submission Deadline:
▪ December 8, 2023.
▪ Pursuant to Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Indigenous Ancestry.
▪ We invite all interested parties to reply in the strictest confidence to the Human Resources Manager at [email protected]

Ferry Reservation Clerk Part TimeDate Classified: November 29, 2023 Business Unit: Ferry ServicesLocation: Lax Kw’alaams, BC Reporting to: Ferry Captain The Lax Kw’alaams Band has an immed...

Full time
Posted 3 months ago
2023-12-08 (Closed)

Reception- School– 1 Position Fulltime

Date Classified: November 27, 2023

Location: Lax Kw’alaams, BC
Business Unit: Wap Suwilaawksa

Reporting to: School Principal

The Lax Kw'alaams Band and the Wap Suwilaawksa School have an immediate opening for full-time Reception position. The successful candidate will provide administrative and accounting support.

Duties and Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Receiving the general public at the reception area
  • Responding to requests from the students and parents
  • Answering and directing telephone calls
  • Sorting and distributing mail
  • Enter data into a computer on a timely
  • Prepare travel arrangements and expenses.
  • Assist other staff with regular accounting duties including month and year end processes as directed.
  • Operate office equipment including calculators, photocopier, fax machine and computer
  • Prepares and processes account payable and accounting data.
  • Expereince with creating spreadsheets and MYED are considered an asset
  • Perform all other tasks as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
▪ Ability to manage priorities
▪ Ability to meet deadlines
▪ Experience with office procedures and a computerized environment
▪ Able to deal effectively with the public
▪ Maintain strict confidentiality

Education, Experience and Knowledge:

  • Degree or Post-secondary diploma in accounting, finance, or business administration combined with experience using Microsoft Office and computerized accounting systems, or a relevant combination of experience in Reception roles and credentials will be considered
  • Two years of experience in a similar position considered an asset
  • Highly computer literate with advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Must have excellent attention to detail, a sense of urgency and communication skills.
  • A team player, able to perform a full range of activities as necessary
  • Payworks experience is an asset.
  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to embodying a healthy lifestyle.
  • Provide a current Criminal Record Check, including a Vulnerable Sector Screening as a condition of employment
  • The successful candidate will remain in full compliance with all public health orders and Band policies throughout their employment
    Compensation & Benefits
    ▪ Wages and benefits will be per the Collective Agreement.
    ▪ This position is open to all genders
    ▪ This is a Unionized position within BCGEU
    Submission Deadline: December 8, 2023
    ▪ Pursuant to Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Aboriginal Ancestry.
    ▪ Interviews will be conducted on an ongoing basis as applications are received.
    ▪ Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted
    ▪ We invite all interested parties to reply in the strictest confidence to submit their resumes to the Human Resources Manager by email: [email protected]

Reception- School– 1 Position Fulltime Date Classified: November 27, 2023 Location: Lax Kw’alaams, BCBusiness Unit: Wap Suwilaawksa Reporting to: School Principal The Lax Kw’alaams Band and ...

On Call
Posted 3 months ago
2023-12-07 (Closed)

On-Call Janitor Brighter Futures
Date Classified: November 23, 2023

Business Unit: Brighter Futures
Location: Lax Kw’alaams, BC

Reporting to: Brighter Futures Coordinator


The Lax Kw'alaams Band and the Brighter Futures have an immediate opening for an on-call Janitor. The successful candidate is expected to be self-motivated, self-directed and take the initiative in the tasks that need to be completed in a timely manner. The position will be required to be available for work on weekends and weekday/evening shifts.

Duties and Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Empty wastebaskets, dust shelves, window sills, office desks and all other surfaces; wash and wipe down marks on walls.
  • Sweeping, mopping and vacuuming floors
  • Monitor and ensure that the building premises are locked, secure and safe during unoccupied hours.
  • Dust and polish tables, wash, dry and stack coffee cups left in the kitchen. Sanitize surfaces in the kitchen areas.
  • Wipe the exterior of the fridges; make sure coffee pot(s) are off and cleaned; wipe down counters.
  • Clean and disinfect washroom and fixtures, including stocking adequate soap, towels and other supplies
  • Keep the exterior of the building free of garbage, keep stairs and decks free of debris.
  • Keep all entrances free of snow and other debris and immediately report hazards to the supervisor
  • Act promptly to treat slippery conditions with compounds to eliminate or minimize hazardous conditions when they exist
  • Seasonal cleaning (fall and spring) includes stripping and waxing the floors, cleaning the fridges and stoves, emptying and wiping down cupboards and other tasks identified by the Supervisor or a
    designate. Clean the windows inside and outside
  • Ensure that custodial supplies' inventory is adequate and up to date; provide ordering requirements to the Supervisor
  • Perform other tasks within the scope of the position

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience in a similar role; previous experience with small equipment repair is an asset.
  • Knowledge of the safe application of chemicals and products used in cleaning and sanitizing; WHMIS Certificate.
  • Highly motivated and able to work independently; must be able to schedule and prioritize work.
  • Ability to multi-task and establish priorities.
  • Able to deal with people sensitivity, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times.
  • First Aid skills and/or certificates are considered assets.

Working Conditions

  • Ongoing exposure to dust, chemicals, unsanitary conditions; ongoing physical activity like mopping, sweeping, scrubbing, lifting, bending and stretching; physical ability to lift up to 50 lbs.; ability to stand for long periods.
  • Ability to bend and crouch; work both indoors and outdoors
  • Hazards associated with the trade, including exposure to common chemical cleaners.
  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to embodying a healthy lifestyle.
  • The successful candidate may be asked to provide a current Criminal Record Check, including a Vulnerable Sector Screening as a condition of employment.
  • Remain in full compliance with all public health orders and Band policies.
    Compensation & Benefits
  • Wages will be $24.49 hour.
  • This is a Bargaining Unit position and is open to all genders

Submission Deadline:

  • December 7, 2023
  • Pursuant to Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Indigenous Ancestry.
  • We invite all interested parties to reply in the strictest confidence to the Human Resources Department: [email protected]

On-Call Janitor Brighter FuturesDate Classified: November 23, 2023 Business Unit: Brighter FuturesLocation: Lax Kw’alaams, BC Reporting to: Brighter Futures Coordinator The Lax Kw’alaams Band ...

On Call
Posted 3 months ago
2023-12-07 (Closed)

Brighter Futures Youth Worker – On Call
Date Classified: November 23, 2023

Business Unit: Brighter Futures House
Location: Lax Kw'alaams, BC

Reporting to: Brighter Futures Coordinator

The Lax Kw'alaams Band has openings for an On-Call Brighter Futures Youth Worker. The successful candidate will deliver services in a Culturally Safe setting and respectful manner that complies with current Brighter Futures policies and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Be active and engage in all Program activities during shift including community events or collaborated programs with other Community departments.
  • To spend at least 75% of your time to build purposeful relationships with the Youth who access Brighter Futures Programming
  • Be a positive role model for all youth in the community.
  • To empower Youth through a process of reflective practice to find their own direction in life.
  • To encourage Youth to make a difference in Lax Kw’alaams
  • Act as an informal point of contact for Youth, to be a friendly welcoming face within the community and someone the Youth can trust to talk to.
  • Maintain a professional relationship with the Youth, acting as their advocate if needed whilst ensuring appropriate confidentiality and the maintenance of professional boundaries at all times.
  • Assist the Lead Youth Worker in running and engaging activities either as a part of a group or one to one.
  • Facilitate programs and workshops with youth ages 7 – 29.
  • Work as part of a team and as an individual to provide a safe environment. Report any Health and Safety or safeguarding concerns to the Brighter Futures Coordinator
  • Able to facilitate conflict resolutions between youth when needed.
  • Must be responsible and ethical, shows compassion and empathy.
  • Facilitate or willing to learn to facilitate Cultural Harvesting, Traditional Arts & Mental Health programs.
  • Maintain accurate logs and compile statistical records to support program needs and inform ongoing program development and evaluation
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills with Youth, professionals and agencies showing consideration and respect for their views, ensuring that all communication, including on issues that may be emotionally distressing, is dealt with in an appropriate manner and conveyed in ways acceptable to the recipient.
  • Attend team meetings.
  • Work evenings & weekends.
  • Clean up materials and space used at the end of each program.
  • Travel up to 2 weeks with youth – ie. Canoe Journey, Seaweed camp, Conferences etc
  • Lift up to 50lb
  • Perform all other tasks within the scope of the position and as assigned.
    Education, Experience and Knowledge:
  • Must have completed minimum grade 12.
  • First Aid and CPR preferred or willing to take.
  • Knowledge base in, Food safe & Food skills for families and Community Health Education and Prevention.
  • Good standing in the community with knowledge of community members
  • Excellent Computer Office Skills.
  • Good organizational skills, verbal and written communication skills, conflict resolution, time management, interpersonal skills, confidentiality, professional conduct, sound judgment, respect, diplomacy, empathy, sympathy and integrity.
  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to embodying a personal addiction-free lifestyle.
  • The successful candidate will be asked to provide a current Criminal Record Check, including a Vulnerable Sector Screening as a condition of employment.
  • Must remain in full compliance with all public health orders and Band policies throughout their employment.
    Compensation & Benefits
  • Wages will be $ 23.56
  • This is a Bargaining Unit position and is open to all genders
  • Applications Accepted Until: December 7, 2023
  • Pursuant to Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Indigenous Ancestry.
  • We invite all that are interested to send a resume in the strictest confidence to the Human
  • Resources Manager by Email to: [email protected] or fill out an application at the Band Office.

Brighter Futures Youth Worker – On CallDate Classified: November 23, 2023 Business Unit: Brighter Futures HouseLocation: Lax Kw’alaams, BC Reporting to: Brighter Futures Coordinator The Lax Kw...

Full time
Posted 3 months ago
2023-12-08 (Closed)

Education Assistants ( EA’s) – 4 Positions

Date Classified: November 21, 2023

Location: Lax Kw’alaams, BC
Business Unit: Wap Suwilaawksa

Reporting to: School Principal


The Lax Kw'alaams Band and the Wap Suwilaawksa School have immediate openings for 4 full-time Education Assistants, Elementary through to Grade 12. If you have a passion and a gift for inspiring young minds, we are looking for you.

Duties and Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
▪ Support Teachers in class activities, including preparing units and daily lesson plans, identifying materials to implement class activities, preparing class projects, giving students support to complete work as assigned.
▪ Support student performance on tasks established by the standards using different methods such as observation, performance-based tasks or other standard test practices.
▪ Maintain a safe, orderly and supportive classroom by modelling expected behaviour and standards, promoting positive interactions and quickly addressing behaviours that are not in line with the school policy.
▪ Improve skills and knowledge by regularly taking classes, attending workshops and discovering new methods of delivering exciting content to support students.
▪ Perform other tasks within the scope of the position.

Education, Experience and Knowledge:
▪ Experience supporting Teachers and Students
▪ Combination of education and experience will be considered
▪ Experience and/or training in Science, Computers, Physical Activities preferred
▪ Proven record of professionalism, punctuality, flexibility, dependability, and reliability. Strong communication skills.
▪ Highly motivated and able to work independently; must be able to schedule and prioritize work.
▪ Ability to multi-task and establish priorities.
▪ Able to deal with people sensitivity, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times.

Compensation & Benefits
▪ Wages will be based on experience and education
▪ This is a Bargaining Unit position and is open to all genders.

▪ Submission Deadline: December 8, 2023.
▪ Pursuant to Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Indigenous Ancestry.
▪ We invite all interested parties to reply in the strictest confidence to the Human Resources Department: [email protected]

Education Assistants ( EA’s) – 4 Positions Date Classified: November 21, 2023 Location: Lax Kw’alaams, BCBusiness Unit: Wap Suwilaawksa Reporting to: School Principal The Lax Kw’alaams Ban...

Posted 3 months ago
2023-12-04 (Closed)

Housing Maintenance Laborer
Term position 6 Months
Date Classified: November 20, 2023 Business Unit: Housing
Location: Lax Kw'alaams, BC Reporting to: Director of Housing

The Lax Kw'alaams Band has an immediate opening for a Term( 6 Months) Housing Maintenance Laborer. The successful candidates will be carrying out all the tasks within the housing maintenance program.

Duties and Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
Under the direct supervision of the Director of Housing or designate. The term maintenance housing worker shall be responsible for but not limited to the following duties:

  • Working with a team or individually
  • Experience working with hand tools and machinery
  • Store equipment and tools properly
  • Painting, Drywall, Basic Carpentry
  • Adhere to all safety & security policies
  • Prepare daily activity reports and follow maintenance schedules
  • Operate vehicles
  • Attendance at workshops & training as requested
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Possession of a Class 5 ( minimum) or Class 3, 1, drivers license and be able to show a responsible driving record; Preferred
  • Deal with the public in a courteous and considerate manner
  • Work conditions may be hazardous. Must be in good health & physical condition
  • Preference will be given to candidates possessing experience and an education background in
    maintenance or construction.
  • Candidate must show a responsible attitude and desire to perform the duties required.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet timelines
  • Criminal Record Check
  • First Aid or OFA considered an asset

Compensation & Benefits
▪ Wages will be $ 24.49
▪ This is a Bargaining Unit position and is open to all genders

Submission Deadline: December 4, 2023
▪ Pursuant to Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of
Indigenous Ancestry.
▪ We invite all interested parties to reply in the strictest confidence to the Human Resources Manager
▪ Email Resume or Inquiries to: [email protected]

Housing Maintenance LaborerTerm position 6 MonthsDate Classified: November 20, 2023 Business Unit: HousingLocation: Lax Kw’alaams, BC Reporting to: Director of Housing The Lax Kw’alaams Ba...

Posted 4 months ago
2023-12-01 (Closed)

Greenhouse Coordinator

Date Classified: November 14, 2023

Location: Lax Kw’alaams, BC
Business Unit: Wap Suwilaawksa

Reporting to: Principal

The Lax Kw'alaams Band and the Wap Suwilaawksa School have an immediate opening for a Greenhouse Coordinator. The primary focus of this position is to work closely with staff and students to deliver educational workshops demonstrating how we can become more food secure. In addition, our goal is to integrate parents and community members into greenhouse activities. This role requires an individual who is passionate about community-building, organic food practices and local sustainability.

Duties and Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
Working with the school and community:
▪ Work closely with teachers and students on a daily basis to educate about the entire growing, harvesting and maintenance process of the greenhouse.
▪ Organize greenhouse-related educational workshops for community members in the growing dome.
▪ Host regular gatherings with parents and other community members (cooking days, drying tea, etc).
▪ Work to foster the relationship between the school and the community through greenhouse activities.
▪ Work independently with a class of students to deliver greenhouse curriculum.
▪ Work with staff to bring long-term plans for the greenhouse to fruition.
▪ Maintain regular posts and communication through the Growing Dome Facebook page.
▪ Work with the school Kitchen Programs to plan grow cycles based on their needs.

Greenhouse Knowledge (training is available for this part):
▪ Experience in organic gardening is considered an asset.
▪ Familiarity with the growing dome’s layout, design and technology including ventilation system, location and utilization of agricultural tools and functionality of equipment (thermal pool, heater, lighting, etc.).
▪ Inspect dome technology and gardening equipment to check for disrepair and maintain properly,
facilitate orders to replace equipment as needed.
▪ Perform daily systems checks, nutrients levels, greenhouse temperature, new growth and troubleshooting.
▪ Maintain accurate records of crops, harvests, and produce donated or sold.
▪ Maintain accurate records of seed inventory, equipment, packaging, vendors, other activities or items related to operations.
▪ Manage irrigation, fertigation, lighting and heat requirements for operations.
▪ Germinate seeds using greenhouse equipment.
▪ Maintain crop cycles through transplanting, identifying disease and malnutrition.
▪ Determine demand of market, plan grow cycles and cultivation activities based on school and community needs.
▪ Maintain proper health and safety protocol (i.e., safe food handling and storage) of produce, maintain a clean workspace and know sanitization protocols.

Experience and Knowledge:
▪ Knowledge and sensitivity to cultural practices and traditions in the workplace and community (i.e., medicinal plants, protocols, smudging, ceremonial fires).
▪ Knowledgeable on current program offerings, career paths, food security programs and educational materials to educate and promote community members, local schools, and surrounding communities
The incumbent must be willing to receive training, or be proficient in the following areas:
▪ Foodsafe certification preferred.
▪ Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
▪ Trained in Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS).
▪ Ability to read and understand labels and instructions, particularly on the use and application of chemicals, products, equipment and machinery.
▪ Keep up to date on new information and research in the greenhouse/growing dome industry. Participate in training with Green Iglu Technicians online and in person during onsite training skills.

Required Skills:
▪ Excellent people skills and the ability to work closely with people of diverse backgrounds and ages.
▪ Self-motivated and willing to learn. Organized.
▪ Strong decision making skills.
▪ Strong problem solving abilities.
▪ Excellent time management and ability to schedule and assign tasks.
▪ Ability to work with little or no supervision or as a team.
▪ Physical Demands: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
▪ This position demands good physical and mental health. The Greenhouse Coordinator will be required
to lift, carry, walk, sit, push, pull, bend and work a flexible schedule.
▪ Heavy loads may need to be carried.
▪ Ability to work in various weather conditions and tolerate insects will be required.
▪ Basic computer skills to maintain inventory logs, reports and use professional email communication.

Compensation & Benefits
▪ Wages will be: $27 per hour
▪ Hours will be: up to 40 hours per week
▪ Option to job share between two people and divide up hours based on needs of both parties.
▪ This is a Bargaining Unit position and is open to all genders.

Submission Deadline:
▪ December 1, 2023.
▪ Pursuant to Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Indigenous Ancestry.
▪ We invite all interested parties to reply in the strictest confidence to the Human Resources Manager, Email : [email protected]

Greenhouse Coordinator Date Classified: November 14, 2023 Location: Lax Kw’alaams, BCBusiness Unit: Wap Suwilaawksa Reporting to: Principal The Lax Kw’alaams Band and the Wap Suwilaawksa Schoo...

Part time
Posted 4 months ago
2023-11-24 (Closed)

2 Junior Lifeguards In-Training Part Time Students

Date Classified: November 9, 2023 Business Unit: Recreation
Location: Lax Kw’alaams, BC Reporting to: Director of Recreation

The Lax Kw'alaams Band has an immediate opening for 2 Part Time Lifeguards In-Training. The successful candidate will provide pool supervision to ensure a safe and enjoyable environment and be capable of providing first aid treatment where necessary.

Duties and Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Assist certified Lifeguards to carry out lifeguarding/instructional duties by monitoring safety practices, Red Cross, Lifesaving Society, National Lifeguard Service and Public Health Act Standards to ensure requirements are maintained.
  • Assist certified Lifeguards to lead water exercise classes (aquafit & aqua bike); provide instruction and evaluation for program/class participants.
  • Assist in maintenance programs, maintain facilities by hosing, scrubbing, polishing, cleaning and continued checking of facility and equipment.
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of special events; the promotion of special events and regular program activities by creating and circulating posters, wall case displays and announcements and program registration and inquiries.
  • Take reasonable care to protect your own health and safety and the health and safety of other persons affected by their actions by following health and safety requirements affecting their job.
  • Asking for training if unfamiliar with work that you are requested to perform, working safely and encouraging coworkers to do the same and correcting unsafe conditions or reporting them to your supervisor.
  • Perform other tasks within the scope of the position.

Qualifications:

  • Consideration of education and experience
  • Advanced level of swimming and physical fitness required
  • Training and Certification programs provided for Candidates meeting basic qualifications
  • Preference for First Aid and CPR Certificates, Red Cross Water Safety Instructor.
  • BCRPA AquaFit Instruction; Lifesaving Instructor; First Aid Instructor; Pool Operators Level 1 & 2.
  • Lifeguarding and swimming instruction. Swimming pool administration.
  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to a personal healthy lifestyle.
    Compensation & Benefits
  • Wages will be $ 16.75 per hour.
  • This is a Bargaining Unit position and is open to all genders.
    Submission Deadline:
  • November 24, 2023
  • Pursuant to Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Indigenous Ancestry.
  • We invite all interested parties to reply in the strictest confidence to the Human Resources Manager:
    [email protected]

2 Junior Lifeguards In-Training Part Time Students Date Classified: November 9, 2023 Business Unit: RecreationLocation: Lax Kw’alaams, BC Reporting to: Director of Recreation The Lax Kw’alaams...

On Call
Posted 4 months ago
2023-11-20 (Closed)

Casual On Call Administration Officer 2

Date Classified: November 3, 2023       

Business Unit: Administrative

Office Location: Lax Kw'alaams, BC

Reporting to: Chief Financial Officer or Designate

The Lax Kw'alaams Band has an immediate opening for a Casual/ On Call Administration Officer 2.
The successful candidate will provide administrative and accounting support by carrying out the tasks within Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Reception or Financial clerk roles.

Duties and Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

Receives, sorts, prepares and processes accounts payable/ receivable data, including obtaining voucher approval for entry in the Band’s computerized accounting system.

  • Receiving the general public at the reception area
  • Responding to requests from the public
  • Answering and directing telephone calls
  • Selling goods and services of the Band
  • Cheque cashing and handling other cash transactions
  • Sorting and distributing mail
  • Enter data into a computer on a timely basis to produce cheques and reports and distribute on approval
  • Liaise with suppliers to answer queries and to correct or change invoices for tax exemptions
  • Reconcile Accounts Payable/ Receivables, records and supplier statements as directed
  • Prepare and process travel arrangements and expenses.
  • Assist other staff and external auditors with regular accounting duties including month and year end processes as directed.
  • Operate office equipment including calculators, photocopier, fax machine and computer as required
  • Prepares and processes account payable and accounting data.
  • Perform all other tasks as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Recommended - 2nd year Accounting Certificate
  • Must have experience with Adagio software or willing to learn
  • Ability to manage priorities
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Experience with office procedures and a computerized environment
  • Able to deal politely and effectively with the public and staff members
  • Maintain strict confidentiality

Education, Experience and Knowledge:

  • Degree or Post-secondary diploma in accounting, finance, or business administration combined with experience using Microsoft Office and computerized accounting systems, or a relevant combination of experience and credentials.
  • Two years of experience in a similar position.
  • Highly computer literate with advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Must have excellent attention to detail, a sense of urgency and communication skills. 
  • Good understanding of financial reporting principles and practices.
  • A team player, able to perform a full range of finance-related activities as necessary
  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to embodying a healthy lifestyle.
  • Provide a current Criminal Record Check, including a Vulnerable Sector Screening as a condition of employment.
  • The successful candidate will remain in full compliance with all public health orders and Band policies throughout their employment.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Wages $25.21 per hour
  • This position is open to all genders
  • This is a Unionized position within CUPE Local 2365, wages and benefits will be per the Collective Agreement.

Submission Deadline:  November 20, 2023

  • Pursuant to Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Aboriginal Ancestry.
  • Interviews will be conducted on an ongoing basis as applications are received.
  • Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted
  • We invite all interested parties to reply in the strictest confidence to submit their resumes to the Human Resources Manager by email:  [email protected]

Casual On Call Administration Officer 2 Date Classified: November 3, 2023        Business Unit: Administrative Office Location: Lax Kw’alaams, BC Reporting to: Chief Financial Officer or D...

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