TSAWOUT FIRST NATION SUMMER STUDENT PROGRAM 2022 (16 POSITIONS)

POSITIONS SUMMARY:

SUMMER CAMP COORDINATOR & SUPERVISOR (9 WEEKS, STARTING JUNE 20, 2022)

  • 1 Camp Coordinator
  • 1 Camp Supervisor

ALL OTHER POSITIONS (8 WEEKS, STARTING JUNE 27, 2022)

  • 4 Summer Camp Leaders
  • 2 Summer Camp Cooks (1 cook, 1 assistant)
  • 2 Summer Camp Education Assistants
  • 1 Finance Assistant (will work with TFN Finance staff)
  • 1 Summer Camp Youth Worker (see posting on pg. 2)
  • 1 Health Receptionist (see posting on pg. 2)
  • 2 Jr. Fisheries Technicians (see posting on pg. 2)
  • 1 Lands Assistant (see posting on pg. 2)

The successful applicant must provide proof of having received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine.

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REQUIREMENTS:

  • ALL applicants must be between16 to 30 years old and MUST be in school and returning to school in the Fall of 2022. (Please verify with a letter from Administration or Counsellor or a report card of current and 2022 intended registration.)
  • All students MUST attend a 4-day paid training and orientation (June 27 – 30). This includes completing new hire forms, Occupational First Aid Level 1, Food Safe Level 1 and Team Building.
  • After orientation, the Summer Program runs from July 4 to August 19.
  • ALL applicants MUST have a social insurance number, status card and submit a Criminal Record Check at time of scheduled interview. * Valid Class 5 driver’s license is an asset.
  • Please remember to identify which position you are applying.

LANDS DEPT.SUMMER STUDENT TRAINEE:

SUMMARY:

The successful candidate will work with the Tsawout Lands Team and the various items related to the Lands Department. This will include but not be limited to helping with organizing community meetings, department team meetings, data collection, scanning large quantities of documents and other tasks related to the Lands Department. This position will shadow the entire Lands Department.

Qualifications and related experience:

Preference will be given to, but not limited to those applicants who possess the following:

  • Current Student status, Secondary or Post-Secondary
  • Demonstrated diplomacy and strategic planning skills.
  • Pervious lands experience or interest an asset.
  • Computer experience is necessary.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team

JUNIOR FISHERIES TECHNICIAN SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the Fisheries Manager, the Junior Technicians will be responsible for carrying out various tasks for the Tsawout Fisheries Department. The Junior Technicians will be responsible for the monitoring, implementation, and reporting of the various projects the Fisheries Department are overseeing.

DUTIES:

  • Assist Fisheries staff in fish habitat restoration and salmon rebuilding activities in Tsawout territories;
  • Work with Fisheries staff during scheduled activities such as conducting fish population surveys, fish spawning, trapping and transfer of fish, fish stocking, sampling fish utilizing netting and electrofishing equipment, analyzing age and growth, data entry;
  • Spend a significant amount time working under strenuous conditions, during all weather conditions;
  • Attend departmental and staff meetings and events as required;
  • Help with food fish delivery in the community;
  • Adhere to departmental policies and procedures, and all other Tsawout policies, bylaws and laws;
  • Ensure service quality standards are maintained and consistently delivered in all areas of responsibility;
  • Maintain strict confidentiality, present a professional, positive and helpful attitude and promote a safe workplace; ensure that all established safety procedures are followed;
  • Carry out other duties essential to the position as directed by the Manager.
  • Other duties not limited to fisheries, maintenance and yard and beach clean up.

HEALTH RECEPTIONIST SUMMARY:

This position will work with the Receptionist and Executive Assistant in the Tsawout Health Department and will be the initial point of contact and is responsible for greeting and directing the public and community members in a polite and professional manner.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collect, redirect and manage information appropriately in order to facilitate communication and services;
  • Help coordinate departmental meetings and community events using shared calendar, communication book, assist with set up/take down of meeting rooms, coordinate caterers/catering;
  • Maintain contact with community members, service providers in the delivery of administrative services;
  • Screen and respond to inquiries, and route inquires to appropriate staff and/or other resources;
  • Book fleet vehicles, and to complete pre and post usage inspections;
  • Gather newsletter articles for approval by the Health Manager;
  • Collect, date stamp, record and distribute mail; process incoming and outgoing courier packages;
  • Photocopy, fax, and track outgoing documents, reports and/or proposals;
  • Help maintain contact lists (telephone, email, mailing address);
  • Assist in the preparation and distribution of meeting packages;
  • Monitor the inventory office supplies and equipment, and prepare purchase orders;
  • Exercise high degree of tact and diplomacy with TFN Membership and all Nation contacts;
  • Maintain strict confidentiality, sound judgment and discretion when dealing with sensitive issues;
  • Present a professional, positive and helpful attitude at all times;
  • Promote a safe work place; ensure that all established safety procedures are followed;
  • Carry out other duties essential to the position as required.

YOUTH WORKER SUMMARY:

This purpose of this position is to acquire on-the-job-training and work experience as a Youth Worker for the Education Department. This position will hep support the Youth Program Coordinator in the implementation of the Tsawout Youth Strategic Plan (including programming and policy) in a manner consistent with the mission, mandate and goals of Tsawout First Nation.

DEADLINE FOR ALL SUMMER STUDENT APPLICATIONS: FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 2022 (4:00 pm)

Submit cover letter, resume, valid certifications and 2 reference letters using one of the methods below:

HOW TO APPLY

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OR

Please direct applications to:

Cathy Webster
Governance/HR Support Manager
Tsawout First Nation
7728 Tetayut Rd. Saanichton, BC
V8M 2C3

Email: cwebster@tsawout.ca
Phone: (250) 652-9101 ext. 304
Fax: (250) 652-9114

Pursuant to Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Aboriginal Ancestry.

We thank all interested applicants, however, only those short-listed will be contacted for an interview.