Job Postings

Positions with external organizations

Wei Wai Kum First Nation posts jobs for external organizations upon request as a service to Band members and employers. Employers may email their postings to reception@weiwaikum.ca

Positions with the Wei Wai Kum First Nation or its affiliated operations

 

 

Wei Wai Kum Job Posting - Human Resource Manager

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Overall Purpose: The Human Resources Manager will ensure the efficient administration and management of the Human Resources function for Wei Wai Kum, to include recruitment, onboarding, compensation and benefits, performance management, training and development, and compliance. The Human Resources Manager will report to the Senior Managers and provide each department with the resources, guidance and support needed to achieve the business objectives, while also being accountable for ensuring a proactive Human Resources environment consistent with the overall business strategy.

Responsibilities include:

  •  Develop, implement and administer human resource plans in conjunction with Wei Wai Kum’s overarching strategic plan and operational plans for all internal operations and external band owned and operated businesses to ensure an optimal level of service is maintained.
  • Manages all recruitment processes as outlines in the Wei Wai Kum Human Resource Manual.
  • Collaborating with Senior staff to Identify and coordinate training and development for staff in all departments and band owned and operated businesses.
  • Develop and ensure compliance with all Health and Safety processes and procedures as required in administration building, businesses and community buildings.
  • Coordinates probationary and annual performance assessments and develops performance management strategies.
  • Ensures compliance with all applicable Provincial and Federal employment legislation, standard and codes as well as Wei Wai Kum polices and procedures.
  • Works with Senior managers to update salary grids and ensure wages stay competitive and relevant to the roles and responsibilities and are fair based on education, experience and years of service.
  • Provide assistance and guidance to management and all employees in order to maximize the quality and professionalism of the staff, by listening and interpreting concerns and objectives, and seeking solutions.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Degree in Human Resource Management is preferred
  • Combination of Human Resource Management education and 3 or more years experience in related field is acceptable
  • Strong working knowledge of BC employment standards and Canada labor code
  • Must have a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a clear Criminal Record Check.

 

SKILLS and ABILITIES

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to build professional working relationships at all levels
  • Comfortable working in a stand-alone position
  • Proficient computer skills and experience with HR Management programs
  • Strong data analysis skills
  • Active listening and problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency in the use of computer programs for word processing, databases, spreadsheets and email.

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  • Hours of work: 35 hours per week
  • Hours of work are 8:30 a.m. to 4:00pm Monday thru Friday
  • May be requested to work occasional evening or weekend
  • Place of work: Wei Wai Kum Administration office
  • May be required to travel to other locations related to the job.

Salary Range: $70,000.00 – $92,000.00

Job Type: Full-time

Persons of First Nations Ancestry will be given preference

 

Please mail, email or fax a resume and cover letter to:

Merci Brown, Senior Manager of Operations

Wei Wai Kum First Nation

1650 Old Spit Road

Campbell River, BC V9W 3E8

Email: mercibrown@weiwaikum.ca

Only those short-listed will be contacted

Wei Wai Kum Job Posting- Early Childhood Educator

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Kwanwatsi Child Care Centre Educators must ensure that the basic educational needs of our children are being met. As an Early Childhood Educator, you will be required to prepare and deliver classroom activities, communicate with staff and parents, and ensure that out learning environment remains safe at all times.

To be a successful Early Childhood Educator, you should be creative, energetic, and able to encourage self-expression.

Your responsibilities shall include but are not limited to the following:

  • Planning and delivering activities designed to facilitate children’s social, emotional, and cognitive development.
  • Supervising children at all times.
  • Encourage self-expression through understanding, flexibility, and behavioral reinforcement.
  • Maintaining daily/weekly/monthly cleaning and sanitization of materials.
  • Performing daily yard checks.
  • Tending to children’s basic needs by feeding them healthy food options, ensuring they are in clean, dry clothing, providing them a safe space to rest etc.
  • Respecting children as an individual and as part of their family.
  • Modelling appropriate behaviors, even when not on duty.
  • Ensure that our Centre remains safe.
  • Communicating with families to gain insight into the child’s home lives.
  • Tracking and informing parents of children’s progress.
  • Attending staff meetings.
  • Respecting staff and communicating accordingly.
  • Following and understanding the licensing requirements.

Qualifications: 

  • Must have an Early Childhood Educations Certificate
  • 2-3 years of experience
  • Infant Toddler Education preferred
  • ECE assistance education may be considered with relevant years of experience.

Competitive wages, pension, and benefits are offered with this position.

Please mail, email or fax applications with a cover letter and resume to:

Merci Brown, Senior Manager of Operations

Wei Wai Kum First Nation

1650 Old Spit Road

Campbell River, BC V9W 3E8

Email: mercibrown@weiwaikum.ca 

Fax: 250-287-8838

Only those short-listed will be contacted for an interview

Wei Wai Kum Job Posting- Guardian Manager

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Overall Purpose:
The Guardian Manager shall coordinate and administer the Nation’s Guardian Watchmen Program. The Guardian Manager shall execute Council strategic plans and priorities and administer the daily operations within the program. The Guardian Manager will develop collaborative working relationships with other agencies such as, Nations in the shared territory, Nanwakolas, A’Tlegay Fisheries, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Aquaculture organizations, Forestry companies, Provincial, Federal and Local Government delegates and various funding agencies. This individual will engage with administrative staff as well as Wei Wai Kum members and community members, and will be a representative of Wei Wai Kum Guardian initiatives within the Territory. This person will serve as a guide and mentor for multiple Guardian staff who will train and become experts in the ancestral rights and responsibilities, they have to take care of their lands, waters, wildlife and food sources for future generations.

Responsibilities include:

Primary Duties

  • Implementing the strategic vision, goals, and objectives of the Wei Wai Kum
    Chief and Council
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude and effective team leadership and collaboration
  • Work Collaboratively with the Assistant Manager, Natural Resource
    Administrator, Cultural Heritage Resource Coordinator, and Administrative staff
  •  Develop and implement work plans and schedules
  • Supervising staff by providing direction, guidance, assigning tasks, and
    supporting their learning
  • Liason with other Guardian programs, other governments and organizations, coordinating joint activates where appropriate.
  • Complete reports of all field findings and invoice for time to appropriate parties in a timely matter
  • Ensure polices and procedures are in place for all Guardian Watchmen activities to allow for clear direction and a safe working environment
  • Responsible for the Heydon Bay camp and the maintenance of the assets at the site
  • Complete evaluations for all guardian watchmen crew annually

Communication/Liaison

  • Regular updates and meetings with the Natural Resource Administrator, Senior Manager of Operations.
  • Quarterly updates to Chief, Council and Membership
  • Ensure reports are done on a timely basis to appropriate agencies
  • Participate and present at various educational events upon request
  • Liaise with other agencies as required

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience supervising staff
  • Research and reporting skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational and prioritizing skills
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office.
  • Experience working within a First Nations environment is preferred
  • Experience with Environment Natural Resource Management
  • Ability to work some flexible hours and under minimum supervision
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Strong analytical thinking, planning, prioritizing, and executive skills
  • Ability to read and interpret financial reports, statements and prepare annual budgets for the program
  • Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight timeframes
  • Ability to manage several projects at one time
  • High level of integrity, confidentiality, and accountability
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  • Full-time employment 5 days (40 hours) per week.
  • Hours of work: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. May be required to work occasional evenings or weekends.
  • Must abide by the Human Resource Policy Manual and other Band Policies that may affect this position

Renumeration: $66,518.00-82,992.00 annually

Persons of First Nations Ancestry will be given preference

 Please mail, email or fax a resume and cover letter to:

Merci Brown, Senior Manager of Operations

Wei Wai Kum First Nation

1650 Old Spit Road

Campbell River, BC V9W 3E8

Email: mercibrown@weiwaikum.ca

Only those short-listed will be contacted

Wei Wai Kum Job Posting- Lands Worker

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Overall Purpose:

The Lands Assistant is a full-time permanent position that will support the Lands department with multiple tasks including but not limited to registration, database management, process and form development, and referrals. This will be primarily administrative but will also involve research and community engagement.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Work with engineering consultants on development projects
  • Assist with drafting of Request for Proposals (RFP) and review proposals
  • Review and make recommendations on permit applications
  • Assist with budgeting and project estimating
  • Register lands instruments in the First Nation Lands Registry.
  • Research paper files to ensure database management system is accurate and up to date.
  • Assist with Community Engagement and all member communication.
  • Lead the updating and implementing of the Emergency Management Plan including pandemic related plans.
  • Lead with other programs and initiatives with partners and stakeholders as required.
  • Support with GIS program.
  • Apply for grants that contribute towards Wei Wai Kum community developments.
  • Develop Lands policy and processes and associated forms.
  • Support with member Lands inquires.
  • Maintain records and files on lands matters, including internet files.
  • Support with other lands and natural resource projects as required.
  • Assist with by-law and law enforcement as needed.
  • Assist with the maintenance and routine inspections of community assets.
  • Assist with maintenance manuals, reviews, and annual inspections
  • Attend and support at community meetings, i.e., AGM.
  • Assist with referrals when required.
  • Other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Some post-secondary education in a related field is preferred.
  • Training or equivalent experience with reviewing engineered drawings and plans
  • Experience working with First Nations preferred.
  • Experience using database and/or similar computer systems.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office.
  • Experience with GIS is considered an asset but not required.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  • Full-time employment 5 days (35 hours) per week.
  • Hours of work: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. May be required to work occasional evenings or weekends.
  • Some field work may be required.
  • Place of work: Band Office.
  • Must abide by Band Personnel Policy and follow Band housing and land policies.
  • Provision of a clean Criminal Record Check.

 

This position is fulltime position with Wei Wai Kum First Nation. The hours of operations are Monday – Friday 8:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Hourly wage range $22-$30/hr based on qualification and experience. Persons of First Nations ancestry will be given preference.

 

HOW TO APPLY: Please email or drop off the following documents: a cover letter, current resume and three work-related references to:

Merci Brown, Senior Operations Manager

Wei Wai Kum First Nation

1650 Old Spit Road, Campbell River, BC, V9W 3E8

Email: careers@weiwaikum.ca