Admin Assistant (SV Education)

Job No: SN210432
Location: Squamish Valley


New employees hired by the Nation are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. All offers of employment will be conditional on the candidate providing proof of full vaccination. If a candidate requires accommodation based on a ground protected by applicable human rights legislation, this will be reviewed and addressed.

CLOSES:  Open Until Filled

  • Great opportunity to join the Squamish Nations community
  • Take your career to new heights with a dynamic and progressive First Nations government

Who We Are

Squamish Nation consists of 23 villages and is comprised of descendants of the Coast Salish Aboriginal people who live in the present-day Greater Vancouver area, Gibson’s Landing, and Squamish River watershed. The Squamish Nation has occupied and governed the territory since beyond recorded history. The Squamish Nation's culture is rich and resilient. We continue to practice our customs and traditions, which are strongly interconnected with our traditional territory. Together with our lands, our customs and traditions are the foundations of who we are as Skwxwú7mesh.

As an organization, we provide support to the greater Squamish Nation Community through service. With 12 departments with individual areas of expertise, we ensure Community Members have access to necessary programs and services.

About The Opportunity

Working as an integral part of the Ta na wa Shéway i7x̱w ta Úxwumixw - Squamish Valley Operations Department, reporting to the Manager, Admin Services, This position is responsible for providing admin assistant duties to Manager and the Squamish Valley Operations staff. The position is responsible for providing basic clerical/administrative support. Duties are primarily performed according to defined policy and procedure, however independent decision making may be required when dealing with difficult situations. The incumbent operates at a high level of membership interaction and must be able to respond with courtesy, tact and diplomacy.

What You Bring

  • Combination of education and experience.
  • Able to lead and mentor a team.
  • Professional, adaptable communication style with strong interpersonal skills.
  • High level of emotional intelligence, patience and integrity.
  • Maintains composure in high-pressure situations.
  • Able to disseminate complex information to stakeholders.
  • Resourceful and organized with excellent time management abilities.
  • Able to deliver information with tact and diplomacy.
  • Acts ethically and with the highest degree of confidentiality.
  • Team-oriented with a positive, approachable attitude.

 Starting Salary: $ 17.80 per hour, plus a comprehensive benefit program.

Why Work With Us

As a dynamic community organization, we understand the importance of employing enthusiastic and talented people to work together. We know that our future strength and growth is very much dependent on our key resources – our people. With a variety of programs and services, we offer career paths that fit many areas of expertise, backgrounds, and interests. Along with competitive compensation and benefits, we offer excellent training and development opportunities within an environment that values diversity through the respect and appreciation of each person for their individual attributes.

*Please note selected candidates will be required to complete background checks. If you have concerns regarding any incidents that will be reported on your Criminal Record Check, please let us know in advance to ensure we can work together on a plan that works for the nation and you as the applicant*

If you're looking for a new opportunity to use your experience, consider joining Squamish Nation. Apply online today! 

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