Employment & Contract Opportunities


Employment Opportunity!
Term Full-Time Digitization Technician

Position Summary

The Digitization Technician is responsible for audio/video preparation and digitization while handling various legacy audio/video formats, providing support for in-house digitization/outsourcing digitization and working closely with the Language & Culture Coordinator and Indigitization. This position will ensure we are on track specifically within ʔa·kⱡuwakwum ȼ ʔakikiⱡ haqwum Language & Culture objective seven, “Continue to record and document the language.” You will join our growing team of experienced staff in a fast-paced and exciting work environment.

Key Responsibilities

Must be able to attend the training week in Kelowna BC, time TBD
     Gather, process and catalogue technical metadata
     Set up digitization equipment from the training
     Prepare audio/video media for digitization
     Digitize media - Video and cassette formats such as VHS, DVD and DV family, audio cassettes
     Manage completed digitized files

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Organize and facilitate transfer of resources from cassette tapes and VHS to digital
All in-house digitization into M-files
Travelling and participating in training through Indigitization
Strong interest in working with community cultural heritage
Passion towards Ktunaxa language revitalization
Creativity and a high degree of attention to detail with a knack for problem-solving
High interest in digitization and digitization training

Training, Education, and Experience

High School Diploma with some post-secondary preferred but not necessary
Basic computer skills with familiarity of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Ability to learn quickly, to handle multiple tasks and responsibilities, and to work independently
Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact with staff and leadership with confidence and clarity
Provide input on policy and/or access protocol development if requested
Effective organizational skills
Able to develop a plan/work around a timeline
Collaborate with the project manager for the final report
Time and stress-management skills
High energy, results-driven person with strong interpersonal skills
The motivation to see projects through to completion
May train additional personnel on digitization following training
Must be capable of lifting 30lbs unaided and sit for up to 8 hours per day
Ability to perform the physical requirements of the job which may include heavy lifting and carrying occasionally

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: Wednesday, March 18th, 2020 @ 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.


Full-time Term Early Childhood Educator
ʔaq̓amnik̓ Daycare Centre

At ʔaq̓am we are dedicated to working toward our community Vision, collaborating to provide quality programs and services to ʔaq̓amnik̓ (the people).   By infusing our Ktunaxa language and culture into the programming at our ʔaq̓amnik̓ Daycare Centre we are laying the foundation for the next generation of strong and healthy Ktunaxa citizens.  Our employees enjoy exposure to Ktunaxa culture and language, a cohesive work environment; we offer excellent benefits and a diverse, dedicated and enthusiastic team!

In collaboration with the Daycare Manager, the Early Childhood Educator will assist the Daycare Centre to do its part in preparing our infants, toddlers and pre-school children of today to become our next generation of Ktunaxa professionals, trades people, parents, chiefs, councillors, artisans and more.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Provide quality childcare as well as plan and carry out developmentally and age appropriate educational activities to engage children aged 1-5 years in learning;
  • Help children complete daily tasks and routines to gain independence and provide constant feedback and communication to build self-esteem; 
  • Function as a member of our cohesive, positive, flexible and exuberant team, which includes staff, management, parents and community members.

Successful candidates will have:

  • Early Childhood Education (ECE) Certification and licence to practice;
  • Doctor’s medical clearance letter;
  • Up to date immunization record;
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Vulnerable Sector Check Criminal Record Check;

Preference will be given to candidates who also have:

  • Previous experience in a similar capacity, supervising and working with children; experience developing learning activities would be an asset.
  • Previous experience working in a First Nation community.
  • Food Safe certification.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and copy of ECE certificate and licence to:

Amanda Gnucci,                                                                                                                                                                 
Human Resource Generalist             
ʔaq̓am                                                                                                   Fax:  (250) 426-8935                                                       
7470 Mission Road, Cranbrook, BC, V1C 7E5                             Email: 

Position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

Term Position: Start date as soon as successful candidate is found until December 18th, 2020.

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


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Administrative/Events Coordinator

Position Summary:

With direction from the Chief Administrative Officer, the Administrative/Events Coordinator’s focus will be event planning and providing high-level clerical, operational and administrative support to the Organization’s Departments.  Duties include preparing funding applications and reports, correspondence and memos, schedule and organize meetings and events, take and transcribe official minutes, accounts payables for processing and provide relief for front desk reception. 

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

Good event planning and/or project management skills including tracking and monitoring tasks
Good bookkeeping knowledge
Excellent written and oral communication skills within diverse groups from corporate to Community
Strong ethics and ability to maintain confidentiality
Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office 
Excellent typing skills – minimum 50 to 60 wpm
Sound minute taking and transcription skills
Proven customer service skills
Excellent prioritization, organization and time management skills, with attention to detail
Ability to multi-task effectively and efficiently
Excellent record and file management skills
Knowledge of Ktunaxa/Aboriginal people and Ktunaxa language and culture
Criminal Record Check
Valid Class 5 Driver’s License

Education, Training and Experience:

Post-secondary education or a combination of education and experience.
1-2 years’ office and administrative experience

Remuneration:  Salary will commensurate with experience and qualifications and includes a favourable benefits package and pension plan.

Please submit your cover letter and resume marked “confidential” to:

Amanda Gnucci, Human Resources Generalist


7470 Mission Road, Cranbrook, BC, V1C 7E5;

e-mail: ;

Fax: 250-426-8935

Closing Date: Monday, March 9th, 2020 @ 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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