Employment & Contract Opportunities

FULL-TIME POSITION

Custodian

ʔaq̓am is seeking a self motivated and highly organized individual to fill the position of Custodian to perform key maintenance and cleaning functions within the Department of Operations.

Position Summary:

The Custodian is responsible for the cleaning of all Band owned facilities. The Custodian will also be responsible to inspect and undertake routine maintenance of the facilities for the purposes of ensuring that the site is suitable for safe operations, and maintained in an attractive and clean condition.

Training, Education, and Experience

 High School Diploma
 Physically fit and have the ability to lift up to 50 lbs
 Able to perform routine maintenance
 Highly motivated and able to prioritize work tasks
 Willing to work a flexible schedule
 Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work within a diverse team environment
 Able to operate equipment used in industrial maintenance including electrical cleaning equipment, common tools, etc; and adhere to safety and chemical usage practices
 Valid Class 5 driver’s license and safe driving abstract
 Valid First Aid Certificate
 WHMIS
 Must undergo Criminal Records Check, including the vulnerable persons sector
 Previous experience working with a First Nation’s organization, and knowledge and appreciation of the culture, values and political objectives of the ʔaq̓am Community would be a definite asset.

For further information about this position, please visit our website aqam.net under Employment and Contract Opportunities
 
Please submit your cover letter and resume marked “confidential” to:
Amanda Gnucci, HR Generalist
ʔaq̓am Administration
7470 Mission Road, Cranbrook, BC, V1C 7E5 e-mail:  Fax: 250-426-8935

Closing Date: Friday, May 17th, 2019 @ 4:30 p.m. MT - Any applications received after this time will not be considered. Thank you to all those that apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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TERM FULL-TIME POSITION

Registered Care Aide

ʔaq̓am is seeking a self motivated and highly organized individual to fill the position of Registered Care Aide to perform key community health support within the Department of Operations and Community Services.

Position Summary:

The Registered Care Aide (the "RCA” ) is responsible for assisting clients in the Community with their daily tasks and routines, supporting them to achieve and maintain their best health. The RCA is responsible for providing elder/community care on a daily basis; assist clients with personal care and daily activities including cooking, prompting to take medication, assisting with daily exercise, cleaning, attending events/daytrips with them, shopping, and wellness checks and appointments. This position also performs administrative duties to support their client work and helps plan events and day trips. The RCA is also responsible for monitoring water quality in the Community.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

• Excellent communication skills (written and verbal), with ability to advocate for others.
• Patient, caring, and empathetic; ability to build and maintain good client relations.
• Adaptable and flexible.
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with a variety of people from different backgrounds.
• Conflict resolution skills and ability to handle difficult situations.
• Exceptional organizational skills with ability to multi-task.
• Basic proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office.
• Physical ability to carry the duties required of the position.
• Ability to travel within the Community on a regular basis.
• Demonstrated knowledge of Ktunaxa/Aboriginal people and Ktunaxa/Aboriginal culture.

TRAINING, EDUCATION, AND EXPERIENCE

• Minimum of 1 year experience in a similar role, providing home care services to elders.
• Registered Care Aide Certificate.
• Completion of and possession of valid CPR and First Aid Certificate.
• Food Safe Level 1 Certificate.

For further information about this position, please visit our website aqam.net under Employment and Contract Opportunities
 
Please submit your cover letter and resume marked “confidential” to:
Amanda Gnucci, HR Generalist
ʔaq̓am Administration
7470 Mission Road, Cranbrook, BC, V1C 7E5 e-mail:  Fax: 250-426-8935

Closing Date: Friday, May 10th, 2019 @ 4:30 p.m. MT - Any applications received after this time will not be considered. Thank you to all those that apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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http://www.ktunaxa.org/careers/current-postings/