Shuswap Band Employment Opportunities

There are currently 4 postings within the Shuswap Band


DEPARTMENT:         SHUSWAP INDIAN BAND

SUPERVISOR:           CHIEF & COUNCIL

POSITION:                 COMMUNITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND LANDS                                              MANAGER

TERMS:                      FULL-TIME

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­The CED AND LANDS MANAGER will oversee the development and implementation of the Shuswap Indian Band Community Economic Development Strategy as well as oversee the Shuswap Indian Band Resource Office in the administration of the Shuswap Indian Band Land Code.

Applicants will possess excellent interpersonal communication and negotiation skills.

YOUR SKILLS:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in business, community planning, economic development or a related discipline with a minimum of 4 years related experience;
  • A good understanding of financial statements, reports, budgets, cash flow projections, general accounting procedures;
  • Successful experience working with First Nations communities, governments, organizations or businesses;
  • Experience in strategic planning in a community development context;
  • Experience in community servicing agreements, infrastructure planning and maintenance;
  • Develop and review land interest agreements, leases, right-of-way and permits;
  • Implementing the Shuswap Indian Band Code;
  • Managing communications with Land Code Committee, Band members and the public;
  • Monitoring and authorizing expenditures within approved budgets;
  • Represent the Shuswap Indian Band Land and Resources Office in meetings, workshops and communications;
  • Report to Council and Committees as required;
  • Play the lead role in the development of land administration and resource related policies, procedures, bylaws and laws.

 

Preference will be given to persons who have been actively involved in leading successful economic development and planning projects other community business initiatives and the proven ability to oversee and manage capital projects in addition to implementing the Shuswap Indian Band Land Code.

 

Please forward your resume no later than August 15, 2017 outlining your qualifications to:

            Attention: Lorena Tegart

            Shuswap Indian Band

            Box 2847, Invermere, BC V0A 1K2

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DEPARTMENT:         SHUSWAP INDIAN BAND

SUPERVISOR:          DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

POSITION:                 DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

TERMS:                      FULL-TIME

This position is ideally suited to someone with proven experience as Director of Finance or similar role with solid knowledge of financial analysis and forecasting.  You will have an in-depth knowledge of corporate finance and accounting principles, laws and best practices.

YOUR SKILLS:

  • Successful experience working with First Nations community;
  • Have an analytical mind with a strategic ability;
  • Experience in budgeting and finance;
  • Sound judgement and excellent decision-making skills;
  • A sincere interest in leading, mentoring and working with others throughout the organization;
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills;
  • CPA or relevant qualification;

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure all financial and accounting records are current, accurate, and recorded and filed in a manner that reflects professional and acceptable accounting practices;
  • Coordinate and participate in the development, review and management of the Shuswap Indian Band’s Annual Financial Plan, budgets and reports;
  • Coordinate the preparation for the year-end audit and assist the Auditor in the collection and compilation of information required for the annual financial statements;
  • Ensure compliance with all financial reporting requirements;
  • Identify short and long term financial issues, strengths and concerns and assist in the development and recommendation of financial solutions, plans and strategies;
  • Monthly financial reports to Council at regularly scheduled Council meetings and provide other financial reports required by INAC and other funding sources;
  • Provide up-to-date financial information to the Band Administrator and Department Managers in the development of proposals for funding, reporting requirements and budget monitoring and maintenance;
  • Supervise all employees in the Finance Department and evaluate their performance annually;
  • Manage accounting software programs(s) including entering, storage, backup and retrieval of all financial accounting information;
  • Administer the SIB Employee Benefits programs and performs the responsibilities of the Plan Administrator.

 

Please forward your resume no later than August 15, 2017 outlining your qualifications to:

            Attention: Lorena Tegart

            Shuswap Indian Band

            Box 2847, Invermere, BC V0A 1K2

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Job Posting: Full-Time Education and Employment Coordinator
This position is responsible to oversee all aspects of the Shuswap Indian Band’s Education and Employment programming. In addition, duties will include the provision of culturally based learning activities and providing ongoing support to students and band members.
Key Areas of Responsibility of the Education and Employment Coordinator’s duties include the following:

  • Administer the AANDC Education program (elementary to post-secondary) and ensure compliance to all the program terms and conditions. 

  • Deliver cultural awareness training, advice and other initiatives to administration, school staff, students and partners with the objective of increasing their understanding of Secwepemc aboriginal culture and traditions, with an emphasis on land-based activities. 

  • To serve as an advocate for Shuswap Band learners, in particular those who are members of the Shuswap Indian Band. 

  • Work closely with the Aboriginal Education Workers and school guidance staff to ensure students have the appropriate prerequisite qualifications to pursue post-secondary education in the most appropriate career path for long term success. 

  • Facilitate an increase in Shuswap Band learners’ participation in sports, outdoor activities, drama and other extracurricular activities. 

  • Facilitate opportunities for Shuswap learners 

  • Grow existing and new partnerships to develop a long term funding pool that supports scholarships, bursaries, living and travel allowances, and other needs that directly contribute to advancing learning, job readiness, retention and advancement. 

  • Communicate the numerous scholarship and bursary programs available for Shuswap Band learners, assist with making applications and monitor learners to ensure they take advantage of these opportunities. 

  • Assist Adult members of the Band in pursuing education to assist in employment. 

  • Work with youth and parents to identify educational opportunities for strengthening 
families and encouraging life-long learning. 

  • Work with prospective employers, mentors and trades training partners to build (i) employability skills and job readiness; (ii) increase employment opportunities across a diverse range of sectors; and (iii) enhance job retention and opportunities for promotion within organizations. 

  • Work with agencies and the business sector to advance interest and capacity for entrepreneurial initiative by Shuswap Band members. 

  • Conduct other duties as directed to advance the Shuswap Band’s objectives for education, employment and entrepreneurship. 


Please forward your resume no later than August 15, 2017 outlining your qualifications to:

            Attention: Lorena Tegart

            Shuswap Indian Band

            Box 2847, Invermere, BC V0A 1K2

            This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.