Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - October 5 issue

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HOSPICE SOCIETY of the Columbia Valley—Executive Director Position

The Hospice Society of the Columbia Valley (HSCV) is an inclusive organization that values compassionate care, confidentiality, and professionalism in delivering End of Life, Bereavement and Public Education programming. The society relies on dedicated volunteer committees formed to meet the objectives of the organization.

The HSCV Board of Directors is seeking a passionate, motivated, self- starter who aligns with the values and philosophy to serve as full-time Executive Director of the HSCV. The desired qualities include active listening with positive communication, decision making, and problem solving skills, flexibility, multitasking and effective management skills.

There is a need to relate with genuine authenticity and sensitivity to every member of the team and to our clients. The Executive Director (ED) is the public face of Hospice and the team leader of the organization. The ED administers and oversees all planning, operations and activities of the Hospice Society of the Columbia Valley (HSCV) which serves rural communities in the Columbia Valley. Communicates
comfortably with business and others in leadership roles.

The ED reports directly to the HSCV Board of Directors through the President and the Chair of the Society. Works with the Board of Directors and all committees of the Board to ensure the smooth running of the organization, and that the organization is in alignment with the Vision and Mission. Ensures support and administrative assistance to the Board.

Education & Experience:

1. A wide range of educational and professional backgrounds will be considered, however a post-secondary degree is required. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in managing a society and/or a program in the helping professions.
2. Demonstrated experience and excellence required for fundraising/fund development, marketing, event management, advocacy,and community image/awareness.
3. Demonstrated experience and excellence in resource management.
4. Knowledge and understanding of the philosophy of hospice care and the needs of the dying, their families and the bereaved.
5. Knowledge and/or demonstrated experience working with boards under Policy Governance Model an asset.

For more in-depth information regarding the Hospice Society of the Columbia Valley and the Executive Director position go to:

For those interested in pursuing this opportunity, please forward a cover letter and resume to: [email protected]. No later than October 15, 2018. 

Hair Stylist—Fernie

ET Hair Studio is looking for an experienced hair stylist for a busy salon in downtown Fernie. Please call or send a resume 250-423-4813, or email [email protected]

Building Inspector—Columbia Valley (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 outside of 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]

Real Estate Associate—Fernie/Sparwood

Start your career with Royal LePage to be part of our growing network of over 18,000 sales professionals in Canada. Royal LePage will help you maximize your earning potential with powerful business tools, access to leads and referrals, and training for all stages of your career. Apply in person, Royal LePage - Fernie.

Front of House Manager—Nelson

West Coast Grill is an established and respected family-owned and operated company that originally started its very first operations on Vancouver Island in the small oceanside community of Sooke. We are currently recruiting for the next great leader to work with a strong culinary and service team in Nelson. Apply: [email protected]

Manager, Marketing and Communications—Castlegar/Nelson

Integrated, creative communications and marketing strategies that effectively utilize relevant marketing channels to reach identified market segments, keeping abreast of trends and new opportunities available to the College to ensure relevance to stakeholders. Apply: [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]

Highway Maintenance Drivers—East Kootenay

An opportunity exists at Mainroad East Kootenay Contracting LP for Highway Maintenance Drivers. These are casual, on-call positions, based out of our Cranbrook, Fairmont, Yahk, Elko and Sparwood yards, for the duration of the winter season until approximately March. Drivers will be responsible for operating & driving sanding, plowing, and salting trucks in snow events. Drivers will be placed on a call-out list and contacted when a snowfall event starts or is anticipated. Resume to: Fax 250-417-4641 or [email protected]

Facility Chef—Golden

The Whitetooth Grill, Kicking Horse Mountain Resort - Golden, BC. Provide the ultimate mountain dining experience at the Whitetooth Grill in the Day Lodge and the Heaven’s Door Yurt.  Strong leadership skills and a keen sense of detail, ensuring that food presentation exceeds guests’ standards. Apply:

Banking Advisor—Revelstoke Branch

At RBC, we value each person’s unique customer service style, and encourage you to bring your best to our clients every day. In this role, you provide financial advice to clients and find solutions that meet their individual needs. You have the power to make our brand work for the people within your local community as you dedicate yourself to putting your clients first. Apply:


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