Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - April 27 issue

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Kootenay Business has selected 10 career opportunities from leading companies throughout the region to feature as our Top Jobs of the week. Want to give your employment opportunities a boost? List them on the Kootenays #1 Career newsletter.  We really promote your jobs! For more info contact [email protected]

Recreation/Administration Worker—Permanent full-time

Position Summary

This position is responsible to support the Community Health and Wellness programs with administrative support including: payables, filing, minute taking, and event and activity support. Additionally, the position will lead the planning and facilitation of a Community Recreation program that promotes and provides opportunities to increase citizens access to fitness and life skills (including socio-cultural support) activities and programs. This would include: a targeted programming for youth aged 12-18 designed to promote personal growth and wellbeing; fitness gym evenings; and fitness competitions and events.

Key Responsibilities:

Recreation Program

  • Facilitate physical fitness two evenings per week in the ʔaq̓ amnik̓ School Gym: One being focused on Community and one focused on pre-season training for sports teams’ tryouts
  • Plan and facilitate events such as: Coaching workshop, Community Competitions, and Fitness Education
  • Guide future activities from Community feedback and ideas.
  • Create competitions with other First Nation communities.

Administration Support

  • Assisting all programs in the CHW Department with payables, filing, meeting and event preparations, and minute taking
  • Assisting in the delivery of events and activities as requested

Qualifications

  • Grade 12
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Ktunaxa/Aboriginal people and Ktunaxa/Aboriginal culture is an asset.
  • Demonstrated excellence in Fitness or Sport Activities
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to engage with youth from diverse backgrounds; ability to quickly build rapport and trust.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated strong organizational skills
  • Three years’ experience in Delivery of Recreational Activities
  • Two years’ experience in Office Administration, Event Planning and Facilitation
  • Physically fit to deliver and participate in training programs
  • Patient and approachable.
  • Flexible and adaptable.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Completion of and possession of valid CPR and First Aid Certificate.
  • Valid Class 5 BC driver’s license.
  • Vulnerable Sector Check and Criminal Record Check clearance required.

Remuneration: Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Please submit your cover letter and resume marked “confidential” to:

Jan Bailey, HR Manager
ʔaq̓ am Administration
7470 Mission Road, Cranbrook, BC, V1C 7E5;
email: [email protected]
Fax: 250-426-8935

Closing Date: Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018 @ 4:30 MT. Thank you to all those that apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Director of Community Health and Wellness - permanent full-time position

Would you like to join our team?

Position Summary:

The Director of Community Health and Wellness oversees and manages the Department of Community Health and Wellness. This position is responsible and accountable for the departmental leadership, direction and overall management of community health and wellness programs in accordance with ʔaq̓am’s strategic plan to achieve our Vision.

Training, Education, and Experience

  • Bachelor degree in Humanities, Social Work or a related program.
  • Six (6) to eight (8) years related experience to include three (3) to four (4) years at demonstrating excellence and innovation in Contract and Program Delivery Management
  • Post-Secondary Courses or Formal Training to include: Leadership, Team building, Administration, Management/Supervision, Policy Development, and effective Human Resource Management
  • Experience in the leadership and management of health and wellness programs and staff
  • Experience working with relevant Government Agencies and applicable Legislation
  • Experience in the planning, development and implementation of community services and education programs and staff
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Ktunaxa/Aboriginal people and Ktunaxa/Aboriginal culture is an asset.
  • Experience working in a First Nation organization
  • Understanding First Nation Governance and implementation strategies.

For further information about this position, please visit our website aqam.net under Employment and Contract Opportunities. Remuneration: salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications and includes a favourable benefits package and pension plan.

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

Jan Bailey, HR Manager
ʔaq̓ am Administration
7470 Mission Road, Cranbrook, BC, V1C 7E5
e-mail: [email protected]
Fax: 250-426-8935

Closing Date: Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018 @ 4:30 p.m. MT. Any applications received after this time will not be considered. Thank you to all those that apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Registered Care Aides—East Kootenay area

We Care East Kootenays is hiring for home support positions in private homes and facility settings. We Care East Kootenays is now hiring as we are approaching our busiest season. Registered Care Aides are required in Cranbrook, Kimberley, Fernie, Creston, Sparwood for home support positions in private homes and facility settings. We offer competitive wages, benefits and mileage compensation to qualified staff. Applicants must be available to work varied shifts, days, evenings and weekends. Applicants must be registered with the BC Care Aide Registry. To apply: Email resume to [email protected] or fax to 1-250-545-9729. Website: www.wecare.ca

Client Service Professional—Cranbrook

Koocanusa Publications Incorporated (KPI) Media is looking for an energetic individual who is an excellent communicator and strong team player. This Client Service Professional position involves working directly with a client base of small and large business owners, agents, and marketing managers who are located throughout  the East and West Kootenay region—helping them maximize their print and Internet advertising, marketing, and promotion. Apply to:
[email protected]

Sales Associate: Gems and Jewelry—Invermere

Do you have outstanding customer service skills to adults and children? Must have enthusiasm & some knowledge of rocks, fossils, jewelry. Assist customers with trying on and choosing jewelry. Operate a point-of-sale system. Participate in restocking displays and basic cleaning, dusting and polishing jewelry. Apply via email: [email protected]

ATV Tour Guide—Golden

Responsibilities include taking guests on guided ATV tours around the Golden area. Some trip preparation and post-trip cleanup. Occasional machine maintenance. Apply: [email protected]

Subway Restaurant Manager—Grand Forks

Subway Sandwiches and Salads located at 575 Central Avenue, Grand Forks, BC requires Restaurant Manager with minimum of one year of experience in similar work settings. Eligible candidate should have at least a diploma or degree in business or related field. Pay per hour will be $22-$24, depending upon experience. This is permanent full time position with minimum of 40 hours of week. Apply: [email protected]

Office Administrator and Marketing Assistant—Revelstoke

This individual will be responsible for: retail/purchasing orders, check-in/out of our rafting guests, creating photo slideshows from the day’s trips, recording river data and staff hours, money handling, emails and phone calls regarding bookings, and assisting with marketing projects. Friendly, excellent customer service is a must; basic computer & social media skills, knowledge of Apple computers is an asset. Being enthusiastic about white water is also an excellent trait. Apply: [email protected]

Registered Veterinary Technician—Castlegar

Are you a dependable Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) eager to utilize your skills? If so, we want to hear from you! Castlegar Veterinary Hospital is seeking an experienced, compassionate technician to join our small, but dynamic team. This is a full-time opportunity with room for growth and expansion of skills. Our hospital is a one-doctor animal practice that is dedicated to providing pets with quality, affordable medical and surgical healthcare. Apply: [email protected]

Recreation Aide—Cranbrook

To assist assigned residents with various duties related to the overall activation process, to promote the well-being of each resident. The Recreation Aide is required to be knowledgeable of and adhere to the policies and procedures of Golden Life Management and participate as a function member of the clinical care team. Apply via email: [email protected]

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