PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: The General Manager will be responsible for day-today operation of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation Administration Office, Headstart Program, and other affiliated programs and services under the direction of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation Chief or designate
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES: • Human Resources Management including, conducting staff meetings, personnel management, training and orientating new staff, drafting contracts, managing timesheets and payroll, administrating performance reviews, and solving disputes. Conduct teambuilding workshops and activities and providing guidance and mentorship to staff. • Supervise all programs and services administered by WFN including assisting program managers, coordinators, and staff in preparing reports and writing proposals. Encourage staff to develop their programs to fulfill and exceed our responsibilities to membership, including out of community members. • Ensure policy and procedures are followed by staff, council and chain of command • Ensure all budgets are being followed and financial statements are prepared monthly and work closely with the Finance Officer. Ensuring all required reporting to Aboriginal Affairs Northern Development Canada (AANDC) and organizations that provide services and programs to WFN. • Promote Wet’suwet’en culture, language and values in our programs and services. • Respond to and listen to community members’ concerns and advocate on their behalf by giving them direction and ensuring their concerns are dealt with appropriately and respectfully. • Prepare media releases and assist Chief and Council with communications with other First Nations, Hereditary Governments and Non-Wet’suwet’en Governments. • Attend Finance Council Meetings, Community Members Meetings and other meetings as required. • Review all incoming mail and direct to appropriate person with direction for follow up. • Conduct short- and long-term strategic planning for WFN • Draft a work plan with deliveries and deadlines
QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: • Knowledge of Wet’suwet’en governance, history, culture and traditional values, mandatory. • Knowledge of Wet’suwet’en (Carrier) language an asset.
• A minimum of 5 years combination of education, skills and experience in Business Administration, Human Resource Management, Financial Management, Proposal Writing and Fundraising. • Demonstrated experience in CMHC and AANDC housing/Infrastructure policies and procedures and other AANDC programs and services. • Knowledge of UNDRIP, Indigenous Rights and Titles as well as thorough understanding of methods of decolonization, self-determination and Indigenous governance. • Excellent interpersonal and team management skills; problem solving skills, conflict resolution • Experience in community development and governance/organizational reform and the ability to provide progressive policy advice to the Chief, Council, Community Members and Staff. • A proven track of record of financial accountability and transparency. • Can demonstrate them to be respected by the indigenous community, participate in community events and potlatches. • Ability to write business reports, press releases, presentations and other documents. • Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality.
WAGE RANGE: Wages to commensurate with education and experience.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until position is filled
Please submit cover letter and updated resume with (3) written references pertaining to the General Manager to the address below:
ATTENTION: Chief Maureen Luggi WET’SUWET’EN FIRST NATION #21 Tom Drive PO Box 760 Burns Lake, BC V0J 1E0 Fax: (250) 698-7480 Email: email@example.com
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
ONLY THOSE THAT ARE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL BE NOTIFIED