Careers

Saik’uz First Nation is dedicated to providing quality, timely services to its members and supporting its employees through competitive benefits, professional development opportunities, and compassionate leadership.

Assistant, Economic Development

Hours: Full-time, permanent

Position Summary: The Economic Development Assistant plays a key role in supporting the Economic Development Manager by providing technical and confidential office administrative support. This position is essential in promoting and enhancing the economic health and diversity of the Saik’uz First Nation community. Responsibilities include assisting with the implementation of economic development initiatives, managing documentation, and coordinating with various stakeholders to support community projects. This role is ideal for someone who is detail-oriented, organized, and passionate about contributing to the economic growth and sustainability of the community.

To Apply: Submit your resume to the Band Office or via email at resume@saikuz.com. If submitting via email, include the position title in the subject line.

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Assistant, Social Development

Hours: Full-time, temporary

Position Summary: The Social Development Assistant supports the Social Development Manager by handling all aspects of client record-keeping and file management. Responsibilities include assisting clients with social assistance applications, ensuring accurate and confidential documentation, and verifying income assistance payments. The assistant will also interpret social development policies, provide referrals for counselling, and maintain an organized case management system. This role is crucial in helping community members understand and access available services, enhancing their overall well-being.

To Apply: Submit a copy of your resume to the Band Office or via email at resume@saikuz.com. If submitting via email, include the position title in the subject line.

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Band Designate Representative

Hours: Full-time, permanent

Position Summary: The Band Designate Representative (BDR) provides quality and accountable support services to children and families involved with the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) or other applicable child welfare legislation. This role involves addressing the needs of community members, offering one-on-one support, performing assessments, and advocating for clients. The BDR represents clients in court proceedings, participates in care plan meetings, and ensures that the interests of children and families are upheld. This position is ideal for someone who is compassionate, detail-oriented, and committed to making a positive impact on the well-being of the community.

To Apply: To apply, submit a copy of your resume to the Band Office or via email at resume@saikuz.com. If submitting via email, include the position title in the subject line.

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Cook, Daycare

Hours: Part-time, temporary

This position is intended to cover a leave.

Position Summary: The Daycare Cook is a vital part of the childcare team, responsible for planning nutritious menus, purchasing groceries, and preparing daily meals and snacks for children aged 0-6. Working closely with the Daycare Manager, the Cook ensures the smooth operation of the kitchen and compliance with BC Childcare Licensing Regulations. The role includes creating and posting monthly menus, managing inventory, preparing and serving meals on schedule, and maintaining kitchen cleanliness. This position is ideal for someone passionate about child nutrition and creating a positive dining experience for young children in a dynamic environment.

To Apply: Submit a copy of your resume to the Band Office or via email at resume@saikuz.com. If submitting via email, include the position title in the subject line.

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Early Childhood Educator

Hours: Full-time, permanent
 
Position Summary: The Early Childhood Educator (ECE) plays a critical role in the development and safety of children at Saik’uz Daycare. The ECE inspires and guides young minds while ensuring their health and safety. Responsibilities include collaborating with staff to include all children in activities, setting up and cleaning classrooms, maintaining confidentiality, observing children and documenting their progress, and working within a team environment. This position is perfect for someone dedicated to supporting, advocating for, and empowering children and their families, making a significant impact on their early development.
 
To Apply: Submit a copy of your resume to the Band Office or via email at resume@saikuz.com. If submitting via email, include the position title in the subject line.
 

Health Cultural Resource & Healing Fire Coordinator

Hours: Full-time, permanent

Position Summary: The Health Cultural Resource & Healing Fire Coordinator enhances access to cultural and land-based healing programs for the Saik’uz First Nation community. In this role, the Coordinator develops and implements culturally based work plans, coordinates special projects and cultural knowledge transfers, and promotes cultural awareness, healing, wellness, and language restoration, as well as facilitating traditional teachings, ceremonies, talking circles, and one-on-one traditional-based counselling. Managing documentation and maintaining educational resources are also key responsibilities. This position is ideal for someone passionate about cultural preservation and committed to promoting community wellness.

To Apply: Submit your resume to the Band Office or via email at resume@saikuz.com. If submitting via email, include the position title in the subject line.

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Manager, Daycare

Hours: Part-time, temporary

This position is intended to cover a leave.

Job Summary: Saik’uz First Nation is seeking a qualified and passionate individual to join our team as the interim Daycare Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for the overall management of our Daycare Centre, ensuring the provision of nurturing care, developmentally appropriate education, and a safe environment for children. The Daycare Manager plays a vital role in fostering a strong sense of place, belonging, and self-identity for children within the Saik’uz First Nation community.

To Apply: Submit a copy of your resume to the Band Office or via email at resume@saikuz.com. If submitting via email, include the position title in the subject line.

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Recreation Coordinator

Hours: Full-time, permanent

Position Summary: The Recreation Coordinator develops and administers innovative and holistic recreation programs for children, youth, adults, and Elders. The Coordinator implements health and community development programs, manages recreation workers, and coordinates volunteers. Securing funding through grants and proposals, ensuring budget compliance, and providing monthly activity reports are essential parts of the role. The Coordinator also participates in strategic planning and engages with stakeholders within and outside the Saik’uz First Nation. This position is perfect for someone enthusiastic about creating sustainable and impactful recreational opportunities that enhance community well-being.

To Apply: Submit your resume to the Band Office or via email at resume@saikuz.com. If submitting via email, include the position title in the subject line.

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Security Officer

Hours: Permanent Full-time or Part-time

Position Summary: The Security Officer plays a crucial role in ensuring the safety and security of Saik’uz First Nation’s premises and people. You will perform regular security patrols, control access to protected areas, and respond promptly to incidents such as unauthorized entry and safety threats. Implementing standard security protocols, conducting security checks, and liaising with the RCMP are key responsibilities. Excellent observational skills, a strong sense of duty, and the ability to handle stressful situations calmly are essential for this role. This position offers the opportunity to maintain high standards of visitor care and ensure a secure environment for all.

To Apply: Submit your resume to the Band Office or via email at resume@saikuz.com. If submitting via email, include the position title in the subject line.

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Summer Students

Hours: Full-time, Temporary
Application Deadline: June 21, 2024
Start Date: July 8, 2024

Position Overview: The Summer Student position offers enthusiastic individuals the chance to gain valuable work experience within the Saik’uz First Nation Band Office. This role involves a variety of tasks, including general office duties, running errands, assisting with event set-up and tear-down, and participating in community beautification projects. This position is ideal for those looking to develop a broad skill set and gain practical experience in a supportive work environment. Applicants must be Saik’uz members, at least 15 years old, and either recent graduates or returning students for the 2024-25 academic year.

How to Apply:
To apply, submit a copy of your resume to the Band Office or via email at resume@saikuz.com. If submitting via email, include the position title in the subject line. Applications must be received by June 21, 2024.

There are nine openings for this position. Join us this summer and contribute to our community while building your professional skills!

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Youth Support Worker

Hours: Full-time, permanent

Position Summary: The Youth Support Worker is essential in preserving and promoting the culture of Saik’uz First Nation. Reporting to the Prevention Manager, you will research and present on traditional laws, maintain cultural documentation, and collaborate with local knowledge holders. You will support cultural programs and land-based camps, develop aftercare strategies, and assist community wellness initiatives. Strong organizational skills, cultural sensitivity, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team are crucial for this role. This position is ideal for someone committed to enhancing cultural support and well-being within the community, making a lasting impact on the preservation of Saik’uz First Nation culture.

To Apply: Submit a copy of your resume to the Band Office or via email at resume@saikuz.com. If submitting via email, include the position title in the subject line.

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