Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - November 23 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.

Career Opportunity - Construction Project Manager — Cranbrook, BC

Our high-performance team of professionals tackles the most unique, exciting and impactful construction projects in our area. We're currently seeking a Project Manager to help us execute on a variety of complex, custom commercial and industrial projects. In this role you will respond to client requests for proposals; assist significantly with the estimating process; plan and track all aspects of project progress; manage contracts with clients, vendors and subtrades, work closely with accounting and site superintendents.

This role demands a wide range of process, resource and skills. As an ideal candidate for this position, you have an impressive background managing high-end mixed-use projects. You strike an optimal balance between big picture and hands-on, being as comfortable on the site as you are in the office. You're exacting, organized and knowledgeable. You're an exceptionally skilled communicator, you possess keen financial acumen and above all, you're a team player.

Our success stems from our competitive drive and a deep-seated desire to maintain the highest levels of ethical business practices and standards.

From a top level, you will be overseeing the design and development of multiple construction projects from conception to completion. You will prepare and establish project schedules, manage and control implementation processes, execute change orders and purchase orders, prepare project documentation, and evaluate and report progress from bid to close-out for multiple commercial construction projects.

Key qualifications:

  • Ten plus years' experience managing custom high-end commercial projects
  • Keen understanding of contract (CCDC) law and lien legislation; experience with contract negotiation, bidding processes, purchasing, and cash flow
  • Comprehensive knowledge of: buiding products; industry best practices, and their implementation throughout the course of construction; building code; Worksafe BC and construction insurance
  • Skilled in the use of software and project management tools; ProEst, MS Office 365 including EXCEL, and integrated construction-based financial packages.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a constructive approach to problem-solving, calm under pressure, skilled in conflict resolution and crisis management
  • The ability to think creatively and know when to try something new

Preference will be given to professionals in possession of recognized designations.

Please respond in writing to:

Silverado Industries Inc.
1335 Theatre Road
Cranbrook, B.C., V1C 6Y2
Email: [email protected]

Baker — Revelstoke

We are looking for a baker with job experience in both artisan bread and pastry skills. Job also includes production of cookies, bars, cake, basic cake decorating, savoury production. The successful candidate will have a Red Seal or equivalent, 3 years bakery work experience, and some flexibility for covering/switching shifts. Apply: [email protected]

Service Advisor — Castlegar

We are looking for a competent, friendly service advisor to join the Inland team. The individual in this role would act as the point of contact for our customers, from initial greet, to service explanation, to payment. Apply: [email protected]

Deputy Corporate Officer — Nelson

The Deputy Corporate officer will be responsible for performing a variety of complex, responsible and confidential administrative duties associated with relevant municipal legislation, corporate records management and Council/Committee process and protocols. Apply: [email protected]

Watershed Planner — Trail

The position of Watershed Planner is primarily responsible for the implementation of the goals and actions in the Kettle River Watershed Management Plan. Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in geography, environmental science, biology, land use planning or a related discipline. Minimum of two years of experience in a water stewardship or similar position, preferably with a local government. Apply: [email protected]

Night Supervisor — Golden

Golden Village Lodge dba Howard Johnson Golden is looking to hire a Night Supervisor as soon as possible. Responsibilities and Duties: Co-ordinate, assign and review the work of the staff working in the lodge;  Patrol the hotel building at regular intervals in the night and record any incidents; Establish work schedules and procedures for the staff; Check the building to ensure all windows and doors are secured. Apply: [email protected]

Cabinet Maker — Fernie

Candidates should be able to study plans, specifications or drawings of articles to be made, or prepare specifications; Operate woodworking machines and use hand tools to cut, shape and form parts and components; Trim joints and fit parts and sub-assemblies together to form complete unit and reinforce joints; Sand wooden surfaces and apply veneer, stain or polish to finished products; Prepare and apply laminated plastics. Apply via website: https://www.rivercity.ca/contact-us

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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