Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - November 16 issue

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Kootenay Business has selected 10 career opportunities 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]

Director, Financial Planning — Please quote Competition # 18-MN-05

Duties:  Reporting to the Vice President – Finance and Corporate Services, the Director is accountable to provide leadership to the Financial Services department and to ensure complete and accurate financial records and reporting. This position provides operational leadership to the College’s budget and variance reporting cycles, and works as an internal financial consultant to budget officers in a responsive, innovative and integrated fashion. This position is responsible to: ensure that appropriate and effective control systems are in place; provide support and leadership to the Financial Services department for the ongoing improvement of financial systems/processes, and identify financial policy gaps; provide operational and strategic leadership to the Purchasing and Shipping/Receiving function and oversee all procurement activities; manage various third-party service contracts; Determines cash flow requirements; and, ensures all budgets are created accurately considering requirements of Collective Agreements and Terms of Employment.

Qualifications:

  • Professional accounting (CPA) designation, with a thorough understanding of PSAB accounting and fund accounting standards.
  • A minimum of five years of experience in a comparable financial management role involving the development and leadership of a team of professional and technical staff.
  • Advanced knowledge of computerized accounting systems and integrated management information systems with advanced understanding of public/government financial, administrative, budgeting and investment practices.
  • A working knowledge of collective agreements along with excellent communication skills including negotiation, mediation, persuasion, influencing and conflict resolution Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office applications including Excel.
  • As an employee of the College of the Rockies the successful candidate is expected to be a lifelong learner who continues to develop his/her skills to help the College meet the needs of our students and our other valued clients.

Salary:  The starting annual salary for this Management Group position will be within the range of $86,129 to $114,838. Management Group employees are eligible for annual salary increases within and above the starting range through demonstrated performance. The College also offers a comprehensive range of benefits.

Preferred Start Date: To Be Determined - 2019
Closing Date:  November 29, 2018

Interested persons should visit http://www.cotr.bc.ca/HRD/ for a complete job description and application instructions.

Director, Donor and Alumni Engagement — Please quote Competition #18-MN-04

Duties:  Reporting to the Vice President, Partnership and Advancement, the Director is accountable for oversight of the College’s strategic alumni engagement efforts and our fund development program including major gifts, corporate donations, grant solicitation, campaigns, and annual giving. The primary focus of the position is to develop and execute long-term viable and sustainable fundraising and resource development strategies and to create the environment for a strong alumni network to be developed. The Director plays the lead role with key accountabilities for visioning, planning and strategic direction for the advancement activities at the College. The Director oversees a small team and coordinates the activity of volunteers that support both alumni and development efforts. Advancement, fund development and alumni engagement is integral to the future of the College and requires the Director to work collaboratively with other departments and members of the College team.

Qualifications:

  • An undergraduate degree in Business, Education or a related field with a minimum of six years of related leadership experience.
  • A Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation is preferred.
  • In-depth knowledge of, or experience in, post-secondary education or the philanthropic environment in related sectors.
  • A strategic thinker with a demonstrated track record developing plans and programs in the fields of fundraising and alumni including policy, procedure development and project management.
  • A highly collaborative manager with excellent communications, public relations and presentation skills, with the ability to recruit and motivate a team of professional staff.
  • As an employee of the College of the Rockies the successful candidate is expected to be a lifelong learner who continues to develop his/her skills to help the College meet the needs of our students and our other valued clients.

Salary:  The starting annual salary for this Management Group position will be within the range of $80,246 to $106,995. Management Group employees are eligible for annual salary increases within and above the starting range through demonstrated performance. The College also offers a comprehensive range of benefits.

Preferred Start Date: To Be Determined - 2019
Closing Date:  December 13, 2018

Interested persons should visit http://www.cotr.bc.ca/HRD/ for a complete job description and application instructions.

Food Service Supervisor — Fernie

Looking for a permanent and full-time Food Service Supervisor. Ensure safety standards are maintained while food is being cooked and handled. Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of staff who prepare, portion and serve food. Apply:
[email protected]

Class 1 Truck Driver — Salmo

Harfman Hauling has an immediate opening for a Class 1 Driver’s License holder for log transport. Log hauling experience is not required; we will train you for that purpose. Full time – Monday to Friday. Call 250-505-9703 or email [email protected]

Small Business Advisor — Cranbrook

Under broad managerial direction and consistent with the Credit Union’s mission, vision, guiding principles and brand statements, targets small businesses within the Elk Valley and Cranbrook trade areas, developing strategies to cultivate new commercial accounts. Provides comprehensive commercial account services to a portfolio of small business members including the provision of deposit and commercial loan products and services. Resume to: [email protected]

Building Inspector — Invermere

The Regional District of East Kootenay is looking for an experienced and customer service focused Building Inspector located out of our Columbia Valley Office, just minutes from Invermere. Reporting to the Building & Protective Services Manager, the Building Inspector is responsible for reviewing commercial and residential building plans, performing inspections and issuing building permits to comply with applicable bylaws, codes and regulations. Resume to: [email protected]

BC Liquor Store Manager — Grand Forks

The Liquor Distribution Branch is one of Canada’s largest distributors and retailers of beverage alcohol. At the BC Liquor Stores we are driven by innovation and have a passion for the future and are looking for a dynamic retail professional to join our team. For a detailed job description and to apply, please click here.

Auto Customer Service Representative — Nelson

RHC Insurance Brokers Ltd. would like to invest in you if you are an organized, detail-oriented person who truly enjoys interacting with clients every day. Resume to: [email protected]

Customer Service/Autoplan Agent - Radium/Invermere

Knowledgeable, motivated, flexible team player, willing to learn and deliver excellent customer service. Full time Autoplan/Personal Lines Agent. Willing to train. Resume to [email protected]

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]

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