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The Recreation Department is looking to hire (3) three summer students to work as Agriculture Assistant for the months of July and August.

Title:                                  Líl̓wat Nation Agriculture Assistant
Location:                          Recreation Department, Mount Currie, B.C.
Status:                              (3) Three Summer Student Positions (35 hours/week for 6 weeks)
Reporting to:                 Alphonse Wallace, Recreation Coordinator
Wage/Salary:                $15.00/hour
Start Date:                       July 10, 2017
End Date:                         August 21, 2017

Summary:

The Recreation Department is looking to hire (3) three summer students to work as Agriculture Assistant for the months of July and August. Successful candidates will need to help start up community garden, Community Beautification and learn herbology. The Agriculture Assistant will be expected to work from 8:30 – 4:30 Monday to Friday.  They will be supervising and reporting back to the Recreation Department.  Gloves, boots, herb/agriculture workshops will be provided.

Key Deliverables:

  • Gain knowledge and skills with local herbalist in the Líl̓wat Nation Community.
  • Keep daily monitoring reports of activities, and submit weekly to the Agriculture Assistant.
  • Communicate with the public in the field in a courteous and respectful manner as a representative of Líl̓wat Nation

 Key Responsibilities and Expectations:

  • Arrive at the Recreation Department office at 8:30 am each morning prepared to spend the day in recreation.
  • Report back at the end of the day by 4:00 pm.
  • Be reliable, safety conscious and able to work in the field without supervision.
  • Be responsible in time management.

 Key Qualifications and Attributes:

  • Must be minimal of 15 years of age and enrolled in High School or full time post-secondary
  • Must be First Nations/Inuit
  • Must have social insurance number (SIN)
  • Must be available for the 6 weeks of employment
  • Ability to communicate well with the public.
  • Ability to work independently without supervision
  • Ability to fill in daily monitoring reports
  • Proficient in use of a computer or laptop is an asset.

 

Please submit a cover letter and your resume no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, June 20, 2017 to:
Alphonse Wallace, Recreation Coordinator to Recreation Department
P.O. Box 602, Mount Currie, B.C. V0N 2K0
Phone: (604)894-6115 ext.: 2254 Email: Alphonse.Wallace@lilwat.ca

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