Prince Rupert, BC
Posted 2 years ago

Date Classified: September 16, 2022

Business Unit: Administration Department

Reporting to: Chief Operating Officer (COO)

The Lax Kw'alaams Business Development has an immediate opening for a permanent full-time position as Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer. This position will be responsible for the management, organization, coordination, and planning as it relates to specific functions and activities of the Office of the Chief Operating Officer including preparation of reports for internal and external use.

Duties and Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Oversee and manage the Lax Kw'alaams Business Development websites & social media communications.
  • Provide a broad range of communication support and assist in the administration, preparation and distribution of various documents and correspondence.
  • Work closely with and support the COO on special initiatives.
  • Be the primary point of contact in the absence of the COO and liaise with other departments within the organization.
  • Assist with preparation and recording of board meetings.
  • Coordinate meetings, maintains confidential files and contact information.
  • Supports the COO with external commitments related to Lax Kw'alaams Business Development including services on external boards, committees, or other groups.
  • draft funding proposals to various agencies, monitor expenditures for approved projects and prepare reports upon completion.
  • Perform all other tasks within the scope of the position.

Education, Experience and Knowledge:

  • Experience with Adobe In-Design, Adobe Acrobat Pro and Microsoft Office Suite, web platforms and databases.
  • Bachelor's degree in commerce, Management, Marketing, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in supporting successful communications, media relations, events, and corporate reputation initiatives.
  • Solid time management and prioritization skills, with the ability to juggle multiple and sometimes competing priorities simultaneously. Highly organized and detail orientated.
  • 5+ years of increasingly responsible experience in a First Nation organization, non-profit organization, or the public sector.
  • Valid BC driver's license.

Submission Deadline:

  • Open until filled.
  • Preference would be given to Lax Kw'alaams Band members or person with knowledge oft the Coast Tsimshian people.
  • We invite all interested parties to reply in the strictest confidence to the Human Resources Department: [email protected].
  • Only those shortlisted will be contacted for an interview.

Date Classified: September 16, 2022 Business Unit: Administration Department Reporting to: Chief Operating Officer (COO) The Lax Kw’alaams Business Development has an immediate opening for a per...

Lax Kw'alaams, BC
Posted 2 years ago

Date Classified: September 20, 2022

Business Unit: Human Resources Department

Reporting to: Chief Administrative Officer

The Lax KW'alaams Band has an immediate opening for a permanent and full-time Human Resources Manager. The successful candidate will perform a range of Human Resources related duties that include ensuring the overall administration, coordination and evaluation of the Lax Kw'alaams Band Human Resources plans and programs.

Duties and Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with managers and staff related to human resources programs.
  • Maintain and update employee files, ensuring all files are kept confidential in keeping with privacy and legislation.
  • Complete all hire, change and separation paperwork.
  • Work with managers to ensure job descriptions are updated.
  • Interpret policies and provide related assistance and advice to managers and staff.
  • Provide coaching, advice and assistance on HR matters to employees and managers as required.
  • Recommend policy and process changes to improve staff morale, satisfaction and engagement.
  • Oversee employee relations issues (e.g., employee complaints) in accordance with all legal requirements.
  • Proactive management of WorkSafeBC injury and other disability claims focusing on prevention and return to work, and liaising with WorkSafeBC and insurance providers on claims.
  • Investigate accidents thoroughly and effectively in collaboration with the department managers, ensure accident claims are appropriately processed and prepare related reports and recommendations.
  • Oversee recruitment, employee training and development within the Band.
  • Perform other tasks within the scope of the position.

Education, Experience and Knowledge:

  • Personable, able to comfortably and pleasantly deal with a variety of people.
  • Ability to correctly make decisions involving staff issues/problems according to legislation, HR Manual and applicable Collective Agreements. Strong customer service skills.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills. Excellent organizational and planning skills.
  • Ability to effectively learn and acquire new knowledge and skills. Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and emails.
  • Two (2) years of education and experience are an asset, but willing to train someone passionate about HR.
  • A diploma or certificate in human resources or related field is an asset or willingness to obtain.
  • Experience, preferably in an Indigenous organization, or an acceptable combination of equivalent education, training, or experience in related fields.
  • Relevant legislation and regulations, including knowledge of Employment Standards, Human Rights, Accessibility and Occupational Health and safety regulations, are assets.
  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to embodying a personal addiction-free lifestyle.
  • Valid BC driver's license or in the process of getting one.
  • Provide a current Criminal Record Check, including a Vulnerable Sector Screening as a condition of employment.
  • The successful candidate must be fully COVID vaccinated and remain in full compliance with all public health orders and Band policies throughout their employment.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • This is a Bargaining Unit position and is open to all gender.

Submission Deadline:

  • Open until filled.
  • 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 to the Human Resources Department: [email protected].

Date Classified: September 20, 2022 Business Unit: Human Resources Department Reporting to: Chief Administrative Officer The Lax KW’alaams Band has an immediate opening for a permanent and full-...

Prince Rupert, BC
Posted 2 years ago

Date Classified: September 16, 2022

Business Unit: Employment/Training Department

Reporting to: Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Lax Kw'alaams Business Development has an immediate opening for a permanent full-time Manager of Employment and Training. This position will be responsible for the management, organization, coordination, research, and planning as it relates to the development of workforce related training programs that will successfully lead to employment.

Duties and Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Oversee and manage the Lax Kw'alaams Business Development employment and training database.
  • Oversee training programs, engage with service providers and advertise for recruitment of trainees.
  • Be the primary point of administrative contact and liaison for Lax Kw'alaams members seeking employment or workforce training.
  • Research information, compile statistics, gather and compute various data and prepare regular and/or add hoc reports, summaries, or replies to inquiries.
  • Prepare funding applications to various funding agencies to support workforce training programs.
  • Compile and prepare project budgets and manage expenditures within designated projects.
  • perform all other tasks within the scope of the position.

Education, Experience and Knowledge:

  • Experience with Adobe In-Design, Adobe Acrobat Pro and Microsoft Office Suite, web platforms and databases.
  • Bachelor's degree with languages or social sciences as a major.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Solid time management and prioritization skills, with the ability to juggle multiple and sometimes competing priorities simultaneously.
  • 5+ years of experience in a First Nation organization, non-profit organization, or the public sector.
  • Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues, demonstrating tact, initiative and flexibility.
  • Valid BC driver's license.
  • Provide a current Criminal Record Check, as a condition of employment.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • You can expect a supportive work environment, a total compensation package that includes a competitive wage, extended health and dental benefits.

Submission Deadline:

  • Open until filled.
  • Preference would be given to Lax Kw'alaams Band members or persons with knowledge of the Coast Tsimshian People.
  • We invite all interested parties to reply in the strictest confidence to the Human Resources Department: [email protected].

Date Classified: September 16, 2022 Business Unit: Employment/Training Department Reporting to: Chief Operating Officer (COO) Lax Kw’alaams Business Development has an immediate opening for a pe...

Lax Kw'alaams, BC
Posted 2 years ago

Date Classified: July 6, 2022

Business Unit: Health Care Centre

Reporting to: Health Director

The Lax Kw'alaams Band has an immediate opening for a Casual and On-Call health Care Aide. The successful candidate will deliver services in an appropriate, caring and respectful manner and is compliant with current legislation and policies and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Takes direction from Home Care Nurse as it pertains to the position tasks.
  • Able to assist with palliation of clients that wish to palliate at home.
  • Provide care and companionship for individuals and families.
  • Escort clients to medical appointments as needed.
  • Assist in making meals for clients in their home if needed and assist Meals on Wheels as needed.
  • Perform health-related duties through all ages, such as changing dressings and assisting with the care of individuals with direction from Home Care Nurse or Clinic RN's.
  • Provide information to other health care professionals as required and complete appropriate documentation on client charts in a timely manner.
  • Follow Health and Safety principles in delivering care to clients in the community.
  • Encourage and educate clients and families advocating on behalf of the clients.
  • Must be responsible and ethical, shows compassion and empathy.
  • Show good time management and organization. Maintain client confidentiality.
  • Facilitate community engagement workshops for Men/Women/Children and Families.
  • Perform all other tasks within the scope of the position and as assigned.

Education, Experience and Knowledge:

  • Must have completed minimum grade 12.
  • Must have Personal Care Aide Certification.
  • Experience in a First Nations community.
  • Minimum 5 years experience as a PCA. Able to do all Vital Signs.
  • Excellent Computer Office Skills.
  • First Aide and CPR preferred or willing to take.
  • A valid driver's license.
  • Good organizational skills, verbal and written communication skills, conflict resolution, time management, interpersonal skills; confidentiality, professional conduct, sound judgement, respectful, diplomacy, empathy, sympathy and integrity.
  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to embodying a personal addiction-free lifestyle during work.
  • The successful candidate will be asked to provide a current Criminal Record Check, including a Vulnerable Sector Screening as a condition of employment.
  • Must be fully COVID vaccinated (at least 2 vaccines) and remain in full compliance wit all public health orders and Band policies throughout their employment.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Wages will be $22.13 hourly.
  • This is a Bargaining Unit position and is open to all gender.

Submission Deadline:

  • Open until filled.
  • 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 to the Human Resources Department: [email protected].

Date Classified: July 6, 2022 Business Unit: Health Care Centre Reporting to: Health Director The Lax Kw’alaams Band has an immediate opening for a Casual and On-Call health Care Aide. The succe...

Lax Kw'alaams, BC
Posted 2 years ago

Date Classified: July 6. 2022

Business Unit: Coast Tsimshian Academy

Reporting to: School Principal

The Lax Kw'alaams Band and the Coast Tsimshian Academy have an opening for a full-time Special Education Teacher. You will work in a collaborative team environment with classroom teachers, counsellors and other support workers. The Special Education Teacher will be responsible for establishing, implementing and reviewing the IEPs and Smart Goals.

Duties and Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Work with other staff members, develop individualized educational programs (IEPs) specific to each student's needs. These IEPs outline goals and services for each student.
  • Implement IEPs, assess student's performance, and track their progress routinely throughout the year.
  • Observe and document learner strengths, achievements, and needs through daily learning activities. Carry out functional (informal) assessment activities to assist the teacher in developing learner profiles.
  • Facilitating IEP meetings and creating Behaviour Plans.
  • Working with guardians/teachers to create SMART goals; scheduling One-on-One pull-out session.
  • Create daily lesson plans based on BC Ministry of Education standards.
  • Evaluate 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.
  • Communicate with parents regularly about schedules, assignments, events, and individual student needs. Meet with parents during scheduled conferences during the school year.
  • Perform other tasks within the scope of the position.

Education, Experience and Knowledge:

  • BC Teacher Certification specializing in Special Education.
  • Must have an in-depth knowledge of IEP, SMART goal, and Behaviour plan development/implementation.
  • Teaching experience - minimum of 3 years, preferably in a First Nations School.
  • In-depth knowledge of the new BC Ed curriculum, and other educational programs.
  • Innovative, creative, team player and resourceful.
  • Motivational and behavioural techniques.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills to accommodate multi-grades and diverse needs.
  • Clear Criminal Record Check for working with vulnerable populations.
  • Must be fully COVID vaccinated (at least 2 vaccines) and remain in full compliance with all public health orders and Band policies throughout their employment.
  • Must have general knowledge of the educational system, learning techniques, socialization process, attitudes, values, aspirations and expectations of the Lax Kw'alaams Band.
  • Proven record of professionalism, punctuality, flexibility, dependability, and reliability. Strong communication skills.
  • Able to deal with people sensitivity, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Wages will be $58,000.00 - $95,000.00 per annum.
  • This is a Bargaining Unit position and is open to all genders.

Submission Deadline:

  • Open until filled.
  • 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 to the Human Resources Department: [email protected].

Date Classified: July 6. 2022 Business Unit: Coast Tsimshian Academy Reporting to: School Principal The Lax Kw’alaams Band and the Coast Tsimshian Academy have an opening for a full-time Special...

Lax Kw'alaams, BC
Posted 2 years ago

Date Classified: July 6, 2022

Business Unit: NNADAP

Reporting to: Health Director

The Lax Kw'alaams Band has an immediate opening for a temporary full-time Substance Use/Mental Wellness Worker. Under the Health Director's direct supervision, the successful candidate will be responsible for the planning, facilitating, and implementing a program to promote a healthy drug and alcohol addiction-free lifestyle for Lax Kw'alaams community members.

Duties and Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Promote community health development through the provision of education and awareness of the effects of drugs alcohol; provide educational workshops for the effects of drugs/prescription drugs/alcohol.
  • Initiate referrals to appropriate treatment Centre's needed.
  • Recommend and provide alternatives to the use of alcohol and drugs (social, cultural, recreational activities that will involve the client and/or their families).
  • Develop and maintain a library of resource material for use by the recovering client.
  • Assist individuals in their quest for sobriety (researching suitable rehabilitation, assisting with admittance, follow-up care, etc.); establish support groups within the Band as required.
  • Develop an aftercare program for those clients returning from treatment to avoid relapse.
  • Schedule weekly appointments with clients to assist with recovery as needed.
  • Reporting as required by the funding agency, Mayor and Council, etc..
  • Perform other tasks within the scope of the position.

Education, Experience and Knowledge:

  • Post-Secondary Diploma in a related field (Social Service Worker, Child and Youth Worker, addictions counselling, etc.); a Master's Degree is desirable. Willing to train and mentor the "right" candidate.
  • Strong working knowledge of First Nations culture.
  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to embodying a personal addiction-free lifestyle during work.
  • Previous experience in a health-related field will be considered an asset.
  • Valid driver's license with reliable transportation.
  • The successful candidate will be asked to provide a current Criminal Record Check, including a Vulnerable Sector Screening as a condition of employment.
  • Must have good interpersonal skills and excellent verbal/written communication skills.
  • Must be able to work both autonomously and within a team setting; maintain confidentiality.
  • Must have good organizational skills, be flexible, and responsible.
  • Should have a good knowledge of the health, social and community service sector.
  • Open to learning and being part of a dynamic team.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Wages will be $27.00 per hour.
  • This is a Bargaining Unit position and is open to all gender.

Submission Deadline:

  • Open until filled.
  • 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 to the Human Resources Department: [email protected].

Date Classified: July 6, 2022 Business Unit: NNADAP Reporting to: Health Director The Lax Kw’alaams Band has an immediate opening for a temporary full-time Substance Use/Mental Wellness Worker. ...

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