Title:                                    Líl̓wat Employment and Training Manager
Location:                          Tśzil Learning Centre
Status:                                Permanent, Full Time
Reporting to:                  Director of Tśzil
Wage/Salary:                 Dependent on Experience


Under the general direction of the Director of Tśzil, the Líl̓wat Employment and Training Manager (LEATM) plans, directs and supervises the work of the Career Development Practitioners (CDP’s) and the Program Coordinator, coordinates the employment and training programming for the catchment area. Works with the LEAT Program Coordinator to ensure Employment Assistance Service (EAS) Offices submit all annual proposal/reporting requirements in a timely manner.

 Key Deliverables:

  • Performs all duties and responsibilities in accordance with Líl̓wat Nation formal Plans, Policies, Standards and Procedures, and as directed by the Director of Tśzil.
  • Supervision of the LEAT team and creates and maintains a healthy work environment.
  • Maintains confidentiality on all matters related to the affairs of the Líl̓wat Nation.
  • Manages the business, operating, administration and program affairs of the Lil’wat Employment and Training (LEAT) in accordance with the approved Vision, Mission, Value Statements and Strategic Plan of the Líl̓wat Nation and the Tśzil Learning Centre.
  • Maintains excellent working relationships with funders and adheres to all criteria and expectations.
  • Manages the affairs of the LEAT in accordance with related Federal Laws, Statutes and Regulations, the customs, traditions and laws of the Líl̓wat Nation and the related formal contracts with external organizations.
  • Creates partnerships and works in collaboration with external and internal stakeholders.

 Key Qualifications and Attributes: 

  • Understanding of the Federal Labour laws and Service Canada employment programs and standards.
  • Professional commitment, flexibility, excellent problem solving and dispute resolution skills.
  • Familiarity and understanding of Líl̓wat and other First Nation culture, traditional and history.
  • Will have worked a minimum of five years in a supervisory or employment related service position within a First Nations service delivery organization.
  • Maintain healthy working relationship with co-workers, staff & community members.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve results
  • Career Development Practitioner (CDP) Certification or willingness to obtain
  • A minimum of one year’s worth of business administration courses
  • Understands basic project management concepts
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Class 5 BC Drivers License.
  • Successful Criminal Records Check
  • Willingness to learn by participating in an Essential Management Skills certificate program

Please submit a cover letter and your resume no later than
4:30 p.m. on October 25, 2019 to:
P.O. Box 602, Mount Currie, B.C. V0N 2K0
Fax: 604-894-6841

We thank you for your interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted