Resource Protection Coordinator - Caretakers of the Land
Job Title: Resource Protection Coordinator
Company: Yucwmenlúcwu (Caretakers of the Land) 2007 LLP
Report to: Environment Manager – Adam Neil
Submit Resume to: Executive assistant - Peggy Joe
Hours of work: Permanent - Full time
Effective Date: July 1, 2017
The Resource Protection Coordinator will assist with review, coordination, response, and tracking of referrals in collaboration with the Splatsin Title and Rights Department. Management and coordination of cultural heritage preliminary field reconnaissance (PFR) assessments will be a key function of this position. Reporting directly to the Yucwmenlúcwu Environment Manager, the Resource Protection Coordinator will work closely with the Splatsin Title and Rights Director.
This position will be primarily office based, with some field based activities required. Training and mentorship opportunities will be provided to the successful candidate. This is a career track position, with the successful candidate forming an integral part of Yucwmenlúcwu’s Resource Management Team.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Project Management and Coordination
- Develop work plans and budgets for assigned works;
- Assign tasks to team members, coordinate scheduling, and oversee implementation of works;
- Track project time allocations, expenses, and completed works against work plans;
- Oversee organization of field data collection and implement QA/QC measures;
- Collaborate on projects with other Secwepemc Communicates;
- Prepare project deliverables, including field forms, maps, photos, and reports; and
- Ensure Company safety standards and processes are met by project team members.
- Client Liaison and Business Development
- Communicate Splatsin interests and relay concerns to the appropriate representative;
- Develop project approaches and solutions to meet both parties’ needs;
- Maintain frequent and clear communications with clients on projects, and;
- Explore business development opportunities with new and existing clients;
- Referral Coordination
- Coordinate referral review, response, and tracking as needed;
- Coordinate referral leads and responses with senior archaeology and environmental staff;
- Prioritize referrals based on criteria developed by Splatsin;
- Work with the Title and Rights Director and Environment Manager to ensure Splatsin interests and concerns are conveyed, and;
- Demonstrate an understanding of Splatsin cultural heritage.
- Training, Mentorship, and Supervision
- Assist with the development of a Company training and mentorship program;
- Supervise several technicians assigned to cultural heritage PFR assessments;
- Monitor team experience, skills, and performance on an ongoing basis, and;
- Develop career and professional development plans for assigned staff.
Qualifications and Requirements:
- Knowledge and experience working with a First Nations Community
- Previous experience and understanding of First Nations cultural heritage
- Demonstrated experience with First Nations referral processes
- Previous experience managing and implementing multiple large projects
- Minimum of 2 years project management and supervisory experience
- Advanced ability to organize, prioritize, multi-task, and manage time
- Self-motivated, able to work with minimum to no supervision
- Strong desire to advance one’s career and skill set
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Solid team player and interpersonal skills
- Strong conflict resolution skills
- Discretion and respect for confidentiality
- Proficient computer skills and experience with MS office Suite
- Previous experience using GPS and iPad units
- Physically fit and willing to work extended hours
- Valid driver’s license required
- Use of reliable vehicle with appropriate insurance for work related purposes
NOTICE OF POSITION: MEMBER OF BC ABORIGINAL JUSTICE COUNCIL
Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc - Secwepemctsin Language Teacher
Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc (TteS) is a fast-growing vibrant organization committed to the development and progress of its Band Members and Community. As such, the TteS invites applications from qualified, highly motivated and dynamic individuals to fill the following position.
DEPARTMENT: Sk’elep School of Excellence
SUPERVISOR: School Principal
POSITION TITLE: Secwepemctsin Language Teacher
TERMS: Contract (Maternity Leave: September 2017 to May 2018)
JOB REFERENCE#: 2017 - 049
Reporting to the Principal, the Secwepemctsin Language Teacher is responsible for instruction of the Secwépemc language and culture to students in all grades.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• The teacher will plan and implement Secwépemc Language instruction based on the learning outcomes in the Tk’emlupsemc Native Language Program.
• The teacher accepts responsibility for the academic success of his/her students and for creating a positive learning environment.
• The teacher is responsible for classroom management and discipline consistent with the authority, support, and guidance of the Principal, School Policy and Secwépemc tradition.
• The teacher will prepare a yearly overview for the school year, as well as unit plans and daily lesson plans.
• The teacher will provide instruction for a math and/or reading group as a part of the school-wide math and reading programs.
• The teacher will assess student progress and prepare report cards based on the yearly reporting periods.
• The teacher will participate in the planning and implementation of cultural activities in the school.
• Performs all duties and responsibilities in accordance with Sk’elep School policies, standards, and procedures, and as directed by the Principal.
• Maintain confidentiality on all matter relating to the affairs of Sk’elep School of Excellence.
• The teacher performs other duties as directed by the Principal.
REQUIRED ABILITIES, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
• Fluent in Secwepemctsin
• Two (2) years of related Secwépemc Language teaching experience, preferably in a First Nations environment.
Job Posting – Language Teacher
• Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
• Flexible, committed and enthusiastic.
• Friendly and supportive to school children, school staff, and guests in the school.
• Ability to function within a flexible classroom configuration and schedule.
REQUIRED LICENCE, CERTIFICATION ETC.:
• B.C. Professional Teaching Certificate or British Columbia Teacher Regulation Branch Language Certificate.
• Bachelor’s degree preferred.
• Criminal Record Check
HOURS OF WORK: 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Non – normal shift may be required.
PAY GRADE: As per current salary grid.
Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Deadline for the Job posting is June 8, 2017 to be received no later than 2:00 p.m.
Office Hours are Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. & closed for lunch from noon to 1:00
We require each applicant to fill out an online Job Application Form, which can be found on the tkemlups.ca website
Any late submissions or submissions without the Job Application Form WILL NOT be considered for an interview.
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