Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - February 9 issue

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Here is a selection of the 10 'Best Of' top jobs Kootenay Business has featured on Career Buzz over the last six weeks. (Disclaimer: Some of these jobs may have been filled, please check with the employers before applying). 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]

Kootenay Respiratory Bookkeeper Controller—Cranbrook

Kootenay Respiratory is currently looking for a Bookkeeper/Controller to join our Cranbrook office immediately.

Candidates must have extensive experience in all aspects of QuickBooks, with experience in perpetual inventory management. Must also have training in Office Administration with excellent interpersonal skills. Candidates must work effectively without supervision and be results-oriented.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain inventory with QuickBooks.
  • Maintain a general ledger, accounts receivable and payable.
  • Preparation of company books for accountant for year end.
  • Performing other bookkeeping duties such as invoicing, payments, calling past due accounts.
  • Bank deposits and reconciliation.
  • Monthly billing to insurance companies.
  • Payroll remittances and T4 calculation.
  • Manage CRA remittance and GST.
  • Typing reports, managing file systems.
  • Assist clients in person and on the phone.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bookkeeping certificate or diploma.
  • Office Administration or similar diploma.
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational, time management, and multi-tasking skills.
  • Excellent customer service and sales demeanor.
  • Work experience as a bookkeeper and controller.
  • Strong computer skills, 50 wpm typing skills minimum.
  • Proficiency with QuickBooks.

Applicants must be bondable and provide criminal record check. Please send resume with references to: [email protected]

Request for Qualifications: Specialized Consulting Services for Business and Economic Initiatives—Columbia Basin Trust

Closes February 23, 2018 at 1:00 pm PT/ 2:00 pm MT.

If you have expertise to support our efforts in economic growth, job creation, business vibrancy and workforce development, we want to hear from you!

Columbia Basin Trust has developed a renewed economic development business plan to lead and support efforts to advance economic growth, job creation, innovation and entrepreneurial opportunity for a prosperous and sustainable Basin economy.

We are seeking qualified respondents to support efforts related to advisement and mentorship for growth phase businesses through our business scale-up program; the analysis, research, development and implementation of economic and business development activities and programs; and/or the assessment and development of investment projects.

For more information, visit the Trust’s website.

Closes February 23, 2018 at 1:00 pm PT/ 2:00 pm MT.

Delivery of Benefits Positions (Nakusp Office)—Columbia Basin Trust

Closes February 16, 2018 at 3:00 pm PT/4:00 pm MT.

The Columbia Basin Trust offers various programs aimed to benefit Columbia Basin communities. We are on the lookout for innovative and passionate people. Are you community-minded, results-focused and experienced in delivering programs? Join our team in Nakusp, BC!

Manager, Delivery of Benefits

We are seeking a Manager for our Delivery of Benefits team. This is an outstanding opportunity for a community-minded individual to bring their action oriented approach to developing, implementing and monitoring, various programs within the Trust’s social, economic and environment initiatives. The role will initially have a primary focus on Social initiatives, and over time will work with a range of Delivery of Benefits initiatives.

Program Coordinator, Delivery of Benefits

We are seeking a Program Coordinator for our Delivery of Benefits team. This is an outstanding opportunity for a community-minded individual to bring their results-focused approach to helping the Trust deliver programming for the benefit of Basin residents. The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating the operations of various programs supporting the environmental, social and economic well-being in the Columbia Basin Trust region.

To apply for either position: submit your resume and cover letter to [email protected].

Please note where you heard about the job posting in your application. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

Deadline to apply: February 16, 2018 at 3:00 pm PT/4:00 pm MT.

For more information, visit the Trust’s website.

Service Manager, Boston Pizza—Fernie

The Service Manager is responsible for the day to day operation of the Boston Pizza store under the direction of the General Manager. This includes conducting the affairs of business in regards to the dining room and sports bar, attending to guest needs, the staffing and the on-going training, supervision and development of the dining room staff.  You must be able to work weekends for this position. Apply via: [email protected]

Cook/whitewater photographer—Golden

Hydra River Guides is looking for a motivated and passionate individual to join our team in the role of cook/ photographer. Hydra is a professional and fun company that loves introducing guests to the thrills of whitewater rafting. We are looking for an individual who likes to work outside and interact with guests. Apply: [email protected]

Landscape maintenance crew—Invermere

Landscape maintenance company looking to fill 3 full-time positions on our crew for the 2018 season. Successful candidates will be performing a variety of duties from property clean ups, power raking, aerating and a weekly mowing schedule. We run our crew April - October, Monday - Friday, 8:00 - 4:00. Starting wage is $14/hour with the potential to reach $16/hour. Apply: [email protected]

General Manager, Smitty’s Restaurant—Cranbrook

The General Manager has the day-to-day responsibility for operating and maintaining the restaurant and lounge in a manner that promotes guest satisfaction and maximizes profitability. This is one of seven positions the new Smitty’s Restaurant is hiring. Apply: [email protected]

Pest Technician/Sales & Service Technician—Nelson

Reporting to the Branch Manager, the Route Service/Sales Representative will be responsible for an assigned territory to manage each month. You will provide inspections and treatments to a variety of business ranging from restaurants, food plants, warehousing to office buildings and residential homes. You will also be required to build new business through sales. High commissions are paid on new business, and bonus money is paid each month on service work completed. Apply: [email protected]

Manager of Building Inspection—Trail

The ideal candidate will have: Level 3 building inspection certification through the Building Officials Association of BC; five to eight years in a senior building inspection and/or administration role with a high degree of public contact; excellent communications and relationship management skills; and up-to-date knowledge of building regulations and technologies. Apply: [email protected]

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