Shuswap Band Employment Opportunities

 

Columbia River Treaty Research Co-ordinator

 

The Shuswap Indian Band is located in the beautiful Columbia Valley near Invermere, BC. The Territorial Stewardship and the Rights & Title Department is responsible for conducting research on reserve and within the Secwepemc Territory to assert and preserve our Indigenous identity, history and archaeological finds.

The Columbia River Treaty Research Coordinator will work in partnership with the Secwepemc communities, elders, knowledge keepers and members in the Secwepemc territory to develop a comprehensive report on the relationship of the Shuswap Indian Band and historic Columbia River salmon populations.
Educational Qualifications:

  • High School (Grade 12) or higher in a related field

Expertise Required:

  • Knowledge of Secwepemc culture, traditions, ceremonies
  • Strong information & records management skills
  • Superior computer/MS Office suite capability
  • Experience in conducting research of a historical, cultural and technical nature through literature and interviews
  • Experience in report writing, development and delivery of presentations to a diverse audience

Other Requirements

  • Interest in the relationship between the Shuswap Indian Band and historic salmon populations and a passion of meeting the research needs of the Band.
  • Preference given to candidates with knowledge of Secwepmec language and culture
  • The office is located near Invermere, BC. This term position ends at the conclusion of the deliverable (spring 2019).
  • Position to start in early January 2019

    For a full job description or to apply contact the Shuswap Indian Band, #3A-492 Arrow Road, Invermere, BC V0A 1K2.
    Fax: 250-341-3683. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Receptionist Casual/Relief

The Shuswap Indian Band is located in the beautiful Columbia Valley near Invermere, BC and operates two office buildings that are host to its many member, client and customer programs and services. The Band is seeking a qualified and motivated casual, relief receptionist.

Supporting the entire organization, the receptionist is required to receive all visitors, route phone calls, handle various administrative duties throughout the day between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (with no exceptions). The ideal candidate will have the ability to work effectively in diverse environment where change and flexibility is essential. The receptionist will be responsible for providing a high level of initiative, integrity, reliability, confidentiality & professionalism.

Educational & Experience Requirements:

  • Completion of Grade 12, or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years reception and/or switchboard experience
  • Computer training and office equipment experience
  • Ability to interact positively with council, staff, members, public and professional service providers
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Must be flexible; this position covers sick/vacation relief and you may not get much notice to come into work

Additional Requirements:

  • Criminal Record Check
  • Preference will be given to Shuswap Indian Band members that live in the region

For a full job description or to apply contact the Shuswap Indian Band, #3A-492 Arrow Road, Invermere, BC V0A 1K2.
Fax: 250-341-3683. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Deadline for Applications: January 5, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.