Employment & Contract Opportunities

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY!

PERMANENT FULL-TIME POSITION
ASSISTANT DAYCARE MANAGER

ʔaq̓amnik̓ Daycare is seeking an experienced Early Childhood Education practitioner to step into an exciting leadership opportunity with our culturally and community-driven Daycare Facility. Knowledge of best practices, budget management, reporting and positive team building required. The ideal candidate is a proactive, solution-oriented leader with excellent organizational and communication skills and a proven record of maintaining effective relationships with staff, parents and children.

The successful candidate will:

Assist Manager with efficiently and effectively managing a team of daycare staff as well as collaborate with support staff and outside supporting agencies;
Work on the floor;

Assist Manager with administrative tasks as needed;
Effectively communicate with parents and guardians;
Possess at minimum: a valid and current Early Childhood Education Certificate;
Possess a valid and current Child Safe First Aid Certificate;
Pass a Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check; and
Possess a valid and current Class 5 BC Driver’s License.

Preference will be given to candidates who also have:

A valid and current Infant/Toddler Certificate;
A valid and current Class 4 BC Driver’s License;
Previous managerial experience; and
Previous experience working in a First Nation community.

Competitive salary and comprehensive extended health and pension package.

Please submit your cover letter and resume marked “confidential” to:

Amanda Gnucci, HR Generalist

ʔaq̓am Administration

7470 Mission Road, Cranbrook, BC, V1C 7E5   e-mail:         Fax: 250-426-8935

Closing Date: Open until filled.  

Preference will be given to candidates of Ktunaxa or other First Nations ancestry. If you are a Ktunaxa citizen who is interested in this opportunity but do not feel you have the necessary qualifications, please contact the Ktunaxa Nation Council Education and Employment Sector.

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ʔaq̓am Community Enterprises Opportunities:

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY!

Traffic Control Flagger

D&B Flagging & Traffic Control is a rapidly-growing business, proudly owned by member bands of the Ktunaxa Nation since 2018. Our Office is located at the ʔaq̓am Community just outside of Cranbrook, BC. We are currently looking for multiple highly motivated, organized and responsible individuals to join our team in a dynamic and rewarding environment.

The successful candidates should look to have relevant experience and qualifications which align with the roles and responsibilities outlined below. This position is required immediately and can be based out of Cranbrook, Kimberley, Creston, Radium, Invermere or Elkford!

Roles and Responsibilities

• Driving fully equipped pickup to sites;

• Setting up standard signs for work zones;

• Guiding vehicles safely through or around work zones and accident scenes;

• Communicating direction clearly to contractors, the public and other flaggers on site;

• Self-motivated and safety oriented team player.

Qualifications

• Traffic Control Certification;

• Must be professional, patient, alert, respectful and direct, even in situations of confrontation;

• Must be able to stand for a long period of time in all weather conditions;

• Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

Remuneration: Salary will commensurate with experience and qualifications. D&B Flagging offers competitive wages.

Please submit your cover letter and resume marked “Traffic Control Flagger - Confidential” to:

Amanda Gnucci

Human Resources Generalist

Closing Date: Open until all positions are filled. Thank you to all those applicants that apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Preference will be given to candidates of Ktunaxa or other First Nations ancestry. If you are a Ktunaxa citizen who is interested in this opportunity but do not feel you have the necessary qualifications, please contact the Ktunaxa Nation Council Education and Employment Sector.

INTERNAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY!
PERMANENT FULL-TIME ASSISTANT TRADING STORE MANAGER

ʔaq̓am Trading is the gas and retail station for the ʔaq̓am Community. ʔaq̓am Trading is seeking a self-motivated, energetic and driven individual to fill the position of Assistant Retail Manager to perform key management functions supporting the store manager.

The Assistant Trading Store Manager is responsible for the following, which includes but is not limited to:

Direct support to the Trading Store Manager (TSM).
Assist with supervision and training of new and existing employees.
Promote a culture of customer service!
Promote and resolve customer needs, in a timely and professional manner.
Handle aspects of inventory including ordering, shipping and receiving, maintaining accurate inventory records while maintaining adequate inventory in an efficient and timely manner, as directed by the TSM.
Develop and maintain good contacts and relationships with vendors. 
Implement and enforce established daily operating procedures to ensure the store is clean, adequately stocked, organized, and well kept.
Ensure all merchandise is stocked and displays are attractive, priced correctly, and displayed in a safe manner.
Coverage for the TSM during sick days and vacation time off.   
Complete daily paperwork and computer entry in a timely manner as established in collaboration with the TSM.
Maintain developed procedures in regards to cash/banking management policies.
Follow and enforce all company policies and established procedures in the store.
Implement promotions, ensure all POS advertising/signage is properly posted in a timely manner.
Communicate and perform all price changes, mark downs/ups.
Enforce permitting, license regulations, and reporting.
Maintain safety and security procedures pertaining to the store and all employees.
Assist in all marketing campaigns for the store.  

QUALIFICATIONS & ATTRIBUTES:

Satisfactory completion of grade 12
Excellent customer service and communication skills
Two years experience in retail store operations
Physically fit and have the ability to lift up to 50 lbs
Highly motivated and able to prioritize work tasks
High degree of professionalism when interacting with colleagues, partners, and clients
Ability to work independently & with a team
Valid First Aid Certificate preferred
WHMIS Certification preferred
Valid Class 5 Driver’s License
Must be willing to undergo Criminal Records Check and must be “bondable”

REMUNERATION: Salary to commensurate with experience and qualifications

Please submit your cover letter and resume marked “confidential” to:

Amanda Gnucci, ʔaq̓am Human Resources Generalist

7470 Mission Road, Cranbrook BC

Email:  

Fax: 250-426-8935 

Closing Date:  April 9th, 2021 by 4:30 pm MST

Thank you to all applicants however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Internal job postings are open to current ʔaq̓am staff, ʔaq̓am Band Members and other Ktunaxa Bands’ Members* Preference will be given to candidates of Ktunaxa or other First Nations ancestry. If you are a Ktunaxa citizen who is interested in this opportunity but do not feel you have the necessary qualifications, please contact the Ktunaxa Nation Council Education and Employment Sector.

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EXTERNAL OPPORTUNITIES:

AKISQNUK FIRST NATION

Job Opportunity

RECEPTIONIST
The Receptionist position is responsible for providing the reception for the Akisqnuk First Nation Administration office. This position requires someone with outstanding customer service and interpersonal skills.
Key Responsibilities:
• Welcome and direct members, visitors, clients, and guests.
• Provide clerical and secretarial support for the office, assisting managers, council, and senior staff where needed.
• Receive and document incoming mail and payments.
• Maintain office supplies and machines.
• Assist with planning meetings and events.
• Perform other duties and responsibilities as necessary in the performance of the position.
Requirements:
• Completion of Grade 12
• Word processing and computer skills.
• Related office experience
Submit resumes to Lorne Shovar, Senior Administrative Officer
Akisqnuk First Nation, Windermere, B.C.
.
For a complete job description, please visit www.akisqnuk.org
*Position is open until filled.

AKISQNUK FIRST NATION

Job Opportunity

MAINTENANCE WORKER
The Maintenance Worker performs maintenance and repairs related to Akisqnuk First Nation owned buildings, grounds, and equipment.
Key Responsibilities:
• Monitor and carry out preventative maintenance for buildings, equipment, and grounds. Ensure that all meet safety, security and fire regulations and policies.
• Clean external areas such as walkways, driveways, parking lots, and entrance ways using manual and power brooms, rakes, and shovels.
• Perform minor gardening and lawn maintenance tasks such as mowing, weeding, pruning, and watering.
• Perform carpentry, painting, mechanical, and minor plumbing maintenance, and repairs as needed.
• Ensure that bathroom, kitchen, Covid sanitization stations and supplies are always stocked.
• Other duties as required.
Requirements:
• Completion of Grade 10.
• Related vocational training such as a building maintenance course.
• Two (2) years related experience.
• Hold a Class 5 Driver’s Licence.
Submit resumes to Lorne Shovar, Senior Administrative Officer
Akisqnuk First Nation, Windermere, B.C.
.
Complete Job Description can be found at www.akisqnuk.org
*Position is open until filled.

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To view other opportunities please visit:

http://www.ktunaxa.org/careers/current-postings/