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Job Opportunities

All persons are invited to apply for any positions listed for Haisla Nation Council. An application must be submitted for each new position of interest to the applicant, as Haisla Nation Council does not maintain a list of previous applicants.

Haisla Nation Council has an immediate opening for: Community Wellness Worker (contract basis)

JOB SUMMARY:

The Community Wellness Worker provides a variety of day-to-day physical, emotional and social supports, advocacy, life skills assistance, information, resources and demonstrations to designated population groups in the community. Reports back to Nakwelagila Department on clients progress and condition, with direct reporting to the Community Social Worker. Establishes working relationships with various agencies. Co-facilitates support groups, cultural activities and public education. The Community Wellness Worker would assist clients to identify concerns and assist them in developing action plans to address the concerns. It is expected program objectives and goals can be achieved by sharing appropriate information through community events like crisis intervention workshops, sharing circles and community outreach that educates and promotes cultural awareness and illness prevention.

Responsibilities:

• Network with community partners (C’imo’ca Family Team, NIFCS, MCFD) and other relevant service providers.
• Provide and support debriefing and counselling following a critical incident
• Support the facilitation of family, community and personal enhancement workshops. (Strengthening families, connect parent, etc.)
• Support and provide SafeTALK and Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST).
• Participate within multi-disciplinary teams and agencies to develop mental health resources when needed.
• Be available when needed for debriefing regarding mental health in the community
• Submit activity reports and data on activities.
• Other duties as required.

Qualifications:

Education & Experience

• Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) or completion of a Diploma/Certificate in Community Social Service with related program and two years of recent and related experience working with designated population group or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Valid class 5 BC Driver’s license.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

• Be a self-starter and have initiative to take the position to its highest potential.
• Be flexible in their working hours including some weekends and on call work.
• Expected to adhere to strict confidentiality guidelines
• Be familiar with computers and writing reports
• Be willing to undergo training when required
• Must lead a healthy lifestyle, be substance free and acts as a role model for families and children.
• Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to deal with others effectively.
• Ability to prioritize and organize client demands made and care needs.
• Demonstrated ability to practice from a harm reduction approach.
• Knowledge of legislation such as the Mental Health Act and the Adult Guardianship Act
• Demonstrated ability to build relationships and nurture an environment of quality, trauma informed and culturally safe care.
• Demonstrated ability to actively support clients through to emotionally positive resolution and/or development of successful coping strategies.
• Ability to problem solve and integrate specific cultural approaches into program delivery.
• Possess time management skills
• Ability to teach life skills.
• Sound judgment and good observation skills.
• Ability to demonstrate an appropriate level of initiative and independence.
• Ability to work cooperatively as part of a multidisciplinary team.
• Ability to promote positive change and independence.
• Ability to maintain a focused and differentiated approach while addressing challenging situations or issues.
• Physical and emotional ability to carry out the duties of the position.
• Advocacy skills

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements.

Successful applicants may be required to complete a Police Information’s Check.

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter and resume which must include names of three references and the express permission for HNC to contact these references to:

Merle Hudson, Benefits Coordinator
Haisla Nation Council Po Box 1101 Haisla
Kitamaat Village, BC V0T 2B0
Email: merlehudson@haisla.ca

Deadline by: 4pm, November 26, 2018

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

We thank all applicants for their interests, however, only those short-listed will be contacted.

The Haisla Community School has an opening for the upcoming school year for: Cook (on-call)

Job Summary: The Haisla Community School Cook is responsible for menu planning, and the daily preparation of nutritious meals and snacks served to the children enrolled. The school cook is to work in compliance with Health Department and all other applicable legislation and works in consultation with the school administration to ensure the smooth operation of the kitchen.

Duties:

• Prepare breakfast and lunch menus in accordance with the Canada Food Guide;
• Conduct housekeeping tasks necessary to maintain the kitchen in an organized, clean, safe and hygienic condition at all times;
• Complete clean up after each meal (i.e. dishes, countertops etc.);
• Ensure kitchen and practices are in compliance with the health code;
• Regular inventory of kitchen equipment and supplies;
• Perform other duties assigned by the Principal or other designate of HNC.

Program Support:

• Establish and maintain open communication with parents regarding children’s dietary restrictions, allergies, etc.;
• Assist in administration of first aid, as required;
• Participate in fire drills and other emergency procedure as necessary;
• Assist in school programs as required by the School Principal in order to enhance the day to day operations of the school.

Qualifications:

• High School Diploma;
• Experience working with cooking and menu planning;
• Must have a Food Safe certificate;
• Must be willing and able to pass police information’s check and vulnerable sector check.
• Familiar with planning and implementing menu around the Canada Food Guide and within Health Department guidelines;
• Valid Standard First Aid.

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, names of three references and the express permission for HNC to contact these references, as well as your resume to: (please indicate this is for the Haisla Community School on-call posting)

Merle Hudson
Benefits Coordinator
Haisla Nation Council
Haisla PO Box 1101
Kitamaat Village, BC
V0T 2B0
Fax (250) 632-2840
Email: merlehudson@haisla.ca

Deadline: until position is filled (posted November 5, 2018)

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those short-listed will be contacted.

Haisla Community School has job posting on call: School Secretary

Scope: Reporting to the school principal, the employee is responsible for providing secretarial services to the Principal, as well as providing clerical support to the teaching staff of the Haisla Community School.

Duties:
• Provide friendly, courteous and efficient receptionist service for the Haisla Community School;
• Provide secretarial daily duties such as: typing, filing, mail distribution, knowledge of answering switchboard, taking attendance for all grades, meeting minute taking and transcribing for the Principal;
• Provides support services to the teaching staff in areas of photocopying, laminating, and preparing classroom materials;
• Collect, compile students registrations on an ongoing basis. Provides reports and student list as necessary and as requested;
• Maintain regular attendance records and issues regular reports;
• Liaises with school parents in order to arrange parental involvement in extracurricular activities such as field trips, transportation, fundraising and asking for chaperones;
• Assistance with general supervision of students;
• Copy timesheets for hourly pay staff;
• Schedule community room rentals and rentals of tables and chairs;
• May assist with arranging for staff substitutes as needed;
• To follow Personnel Policy and Manual;
• Perform other duties assigned by Principal or other designate.

Qualifications:

• Grade 12 or Office Administration Certificate
• Organizational and office management skills;
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
• Ability to work in a busy environment and maintain confidentiality;
• Willing to provide a police information’s check and vulnerable sector check;
• Direct experience working with First Nations and experience working in a school setting.
• Driver’s license and own vehicle is an asset;

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, names of three references and the express permission for HNC to contact these references, as well as your resume to:

Merle Hudson
Benefits Coordinator
Haisla Nation Council
Haisla PO Box 1101
Kitamaat Village, BC
V0T 2B0
Fax (250) 632-2840

Email: merlehudson@haisla.ca

Deadline: until position is filled (posted November 5, 2018)

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those short-listed will be contacted.

Haisla Nation Council/Health Department has immediate openings for: Recreation Centre Attendant (weekend/on-call worker)

Reports to: Recreation Centre Coordinator or designate

Duties:
• Supervision of weight-room/gym floor;
• Assist at Special Events;
• Ensure all doors are securely locked, lights turned off and alarm set at the end of day;
• Write reports of daily activities and irregularities, such as equipment or property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons, or unusual occurrences and behaviour (i.e. bullying, smoking etc.);
• Check and stock First Aid Box;
• Check and monitor the battery of Defibrillator machine;
• Patrol Recreation Centre every hour to prevent and detect signs of unsupervised minors and report to Youth Coaches and/or Recreation Coordinator;
• Monitor and authorize entrance and departure of visitors to guard against theft and maintain security of premises;
• Call police or fire departments in cases of emergency, such as fire or presence of unauthorized persons;
• Circulate among visitors, and patrons, to preserve order and protect property;
• Keep sign out log for equipment and gym usage.

Qualifications:
• Grade 10 completion;
• First Aid, Level One, preferred;
• Building Maintenance Certificate preferred;
• Knowledge of heating and plumbing systems;
• BC Drivers license and own vehicle is an asset;
• Good communication and interpersonal skills;
• Must be willing and able to pass police information’s check (formally known as Criminal Records Check) and a vulnerable records check.

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter and resume which must include names of three references and the express permission for HNC to contact these references to:

Merle Hudson, Administrative Assistant to Human Resources
Haisla Nation Council
Haisla PO Box 1101
Kitamaat Village, BC V0T 2B0
Phone (250) 639-9361, ext. 114 Fax (250) 632-2840
Email: merlehudson@haisla.ca

No later than 4 pm on Friday November 9, 2018

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

Haisla Community School has an immediate job opening for: School Janitor (part time)

Scope: Responsible for maintaining a comfortable, sanitary and safe environment for students and staff.

Duties:
• Daily sweeping or vacuuming of all floor areas;
• Weekly scrubbing of all non-carpeted areas in the school;
• Cleaning of walls, handrails and other surface areas as necessary;
• Daily cleaning of surface areas of all student and teacher desks, doorknobs, chalkboards, ledges, and shelves;
• Washing of all window areas inside and out;
• Daily scrubbing of washroom floors;
• Removing all garbage from the school building and arranging for proper disposal;
• Operates a variety of custodial equipment and storing away cleaning supplies
• Placing soap, paper towels, and toilet paper in each washroom;
• Arranging proper storage of sanitary supplies;
• Clearing snow and ice from entrances;
• Replacing burnt out lighting;
• Checking playground equipment for safety
• Maintaining clear access to all fire exits and walkways
• Advise staff of proper maintenance procedures
• To follow Personnel Policy and Manual
• Other related duties as assigned by the Principal and/or Janitor/Maintenance Supervisor.

Vacation Duties:
• Specialized vacation cleaning (Christmas break, Spring break, and Summer break) include: stripping floors and waxing, shampoo carpets, wash all walls, doors, handrails, stairs and landing, blackboards, whiteboards, and ledges, wash desks, tables and chairs, sanitize student/staff washrooms, wash all windows (inside and out)
• Safety and Security doing daily walk around, in and out of facility to ensure safety reporting required repairs from vandalism to maintenance provider

Qualification:
• Clear Police Information Check and Vulnerable Sector Check

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, names of three references and the express permission for HNC to contact these references, as well as your resume to:

Merle Hudson, benefits coordinator
Haisla Nation Council Haisla PO Box 1101 Kitamaat Village, BC V0T 2B0 Fax (250) 632-2840
Email: merlehudson@haisla.ca

This position will be posted until 4pm Friday November 2, 2018

The Haisla Community School has an opening for the position of:  Elementary Teacher (full time)

Job Description & Requirements:

One elementary teacher is required for the 2018-2019 school years. The successful candidate will be committed to working in a positive team atmosphere to ensure success for all students. Successful candidate will be working and playing in the traditional territory of Haisla Nation. Haisla Community School offers modern classrooms with state of the art technology, Haisla Language and Cultural Program, and a nutrition program. The successful teachers enjoy a wide range of employment benefits and world class professional development support systems through our partnership with School District #82 and First Nation Schools Association.

Qualification:

• Commitment to active participation in the school and Nations professional learning community to ensure student success;
• Committed to making collaborative decisions about instructional design and selection of instructional materials based on data related to students learning including teaching Readwell, Corrective Reading, Reading Mastery, JUMP Math and other foundational programs;
• Demonstrated experience and training in differentiated learning, intensive behavioral management and special learning needs;
• Demonstrate ability to work collaboratively with colleagues in the planning and delivery of the school’s goals;
• Recent and successful classroom experience with multi-grade and inter-class organization;
• Demonstrate effective classroom management skills for maintaining a positive classroom environment;
• Proven interpersonal skills and a high degree of professional flexibility, patience and humor;
• Must be highly motivated and able to work with children in a supportive and consistent manner;
• Knowledge and understanding of First Nations culture;
• Willingness to integrate appropriate technologies into your instructional practices in order to improve learning outcomes is essential;
• Knowledge of and experience with Mind Up, Friends for Life, and DIBELS is considered an asset;
• Must have or be eligible for BC Teacher Certification;
• Minimum B.Ed. and BC Certification.

Job Duties include but not limited to:

• Consistently complete comprehensive and detailed planning of all curriculum, including daily lessons, day plans, overviews, units and assessment strategies;
• Complete detailed data/observation driven assessment for two oral and tree written reports;
• Instructs and supports instruction of identified students, using proven teaching methods
• Takes the lead on I.E.P development, collaboration and implementation;
• Schedules and coordinates relevant support staff effectively;
• Administers tests to evaluate students’ progress, records results, and issues reports to inform parents of progress;
• Maintains discipline in instructional setting by applying disciplinary measures when necessary;
• Meets with students, parents, and School based team to discuss student progress and goals;
• Participates in other staff and professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops;
• Performs related duties, for example sponsoring one or more activities or student organizations, assisting pupils in selecting course of study, and counselling students in adjustment and academic problems and providing student encouragement and guidance;
• Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment;
• Update all necessary records accurately and completely as required by laws, school policies, and clubs;
• Participate in extracurricular activities such as DPR, Physical Education, social activities, sporting activities, and clubs;
• Keep up to date with developments in subject area, teaching resources and methods and make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities;
• Participate in Nation, department and school meetings, parent meetings, and PLC Meetings;
• Deals tactfully and respectfully with staff, students, parents and the public, with the BCTF code of conduct as a benchmark;
• Works closely with a wide range of agencies and programs to build support for each student.

Requirements:

• A valid BC teaching certificate or eligibility for membership in the BC College of Teachers or eligibility for certification with the BC Teacher Regulation Branch
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
• High level of energy, physical fitness and personal health;
• High level of patience and good sense of humor;
• Genuinely committed to helping children learn;
• Culturally sensitive, with experience in First Nations schools and communities;
• Excellent problem solving skills, negotiation and mediation skills;
• Ability to recognize individual learning styles and the characteristics of learners;
• High level of attention to confidentiality;
• Strong working knowledge of instructional and classroom technology (iPads/Laptops);
• To follow Haisla Nation Council Personnel Policy and Manual;
• To provide a vulnerable records check and police information check.

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter and resume (including BC Teacher Regulation Branch Certification, Copy of Teacher Qualifications Services Category Card, Clear Police Information Check and vulnerable records check, email, and cell phone contact), as well as names of three (3) references and the express permission for HNC to contract the references, to:

Stephanie McClure,
Human Resource Manager
Haisla Nation Council
Haisla PO Box 1101
Kitamaat Village, BC
V0T 2B0
Fax (250) 632-2840 Email: merlehudson@haisla.ca

Posted: October 10, 2018 Deadline: Job will be posted until it is filled

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those short-listed will be contacted.

Haisla Nation Council is accepting resumes for On-Call positions, including:

  • Front Desk Receptionist/Administrative Assistant
  • Gas bar attendant
  • Janitorial
  • Youth Coach

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, names of three (3) references and express permission for HNC to contact these references, as well as your updated resume to:

Merle Hudson
Administrative Assistant to Human Resources

Haisla Nation Council
P.O. Box 1101
Kitamaat Village, B.C. V0T 2B0
|Email: merlehudson@haisla.ca
Fax: (250) 632—2840

This is a continuous advertisement.

Haisla Nation Council would like to build a list for the following:
On-Call Bus Driver

Duties:

• Responsible to operate the Bus used by the c’imo’ca Childcare Centre in a safe manner;
• Ensure maintenance of the Bus is up to date, including general operation and cleaning of the Bus;
• Maintain the Department of Motor Vehicles Transportation requirements;
• Provide the supervisor of the c’imo’ca Childcare Centre with any information pertaining to the operation of the Bus;
• Provide the supervisor of the c’imo’ca Childcare Centre with any information pertaining to the behaviour of the students riding on the Bus;
• Maintain accurate route map, including pick up and drop off times;
• Maintain a safe environment on the Bus which includes a safe seating plan and discipline plan for the children;
• To follow the HNC personnel policy and manual;
• Other related duties as assigned by the c’imo’ca Childcare Centre.

Qualifications:

• Valid Class Four BC Drivers license;
• Provide a clean drivers abstract;
• Willing and able to pass a criminal record check.

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, names of three references and the express permission for HNC to contact these references, as well as your resume to:

Stephanie McClure, Human Resources Manager
Haisla Nation Council
Haisla PO Box 1101
Kitamaat Village, BC
V0T 2B0
Fax (250) 632-2840
Email: smcclure@haisla.ca

Remain open until filled.