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This  contract completes October 31, 2018. The Manager of Trades & Training will oversee two staff members, oversee the Carpentry Level 1 program.

Title:                         Manager of Trades & Training
Location:                Ts’zil Learning Centre, Mount Currie, B.C.
Status:                     Temporary, Full-time
Reporting to:       Lisa Fisher, Manager of Advanced Education & Training
Hours of work:   35 per week

Summary: This  contract completes October 31, 2018. The Manager of Trades & Training will oversee two staff members: the Employment Support Coordinator and a part-time office worker. The Manager of Trades & Training will oversee the Carpentry Level 1 program and support the participants in finding and sustaining employment, as well as the end of the Industry Certificate & Training Program Industry Trades program, which ends March 31, 2018.

 Key Deliverables:

  • Oversee, coordinate and manage all aspects of the Carpentry Training and Industry Training Program
  • Responsible for program budgets, including monthly tracking, invoicing, and reports
  • Oversee program recruitment, including participant intake, screening and selection process
  • Complete all reports and post-program client tracking as required by funders
  • Supervise workshop facilitators to ensure excellence in programming and delivery
  • Build/maintain strong relationships with employers and organizations in Mt. Currie, Pemberton and Whistler
  • Assist participants in breaking down barriers  and addressing issues and concerns
  • Supervise and support the Employment Support Coordinator in ensuring clients are successful in completing their training programs and acquire/retain employment

Experience & Expertise:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Education, or relevant field an asset
  • 3-5 years’ experience working in a First Nations Community
  • 3-5 years’ experience project management/coordinating programs and managing complex budgets
  • Minimum 2 years of office administration experience

 Key Qualifications and Attributes:

  • Excellent relationship building skills and motivation to network in the industry to maintain partnerships
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks in a timely manner and work effectively both on-and off-reserve
  • An ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relations with the Band Office staff, local employers and the Chambers of Commerce for Pemberton and Whistler
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Líl̓wat Nation’s culture, history
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including a strong ability in report writing
  • Advanced level computer skills and knowledge, including knowledge of and experience using Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook & Excel)and proficient data management skills
  • Capable of working flexible hours (evenings/weekends) when required ; Valid BC Driver’s License, Vehicle and Drivers Abstract
  • Criminal background check required

Please submit a cover letter and your resume no later than
4:30 p.m. on January 15, 2018 to:
Lisa Fisher – Lisa.Fisher@lilwat.ca
Please type “MANAGER OF TRADES & TRAINING” in subject line
Ts̓zil’s Learning Centre, P.O. Box 232 Mount Currie, B.C. V0N 2K0

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