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Head Electoral Officer

$30,000-3-year Independent contract based on Election Act deliverables and timeline.  

For a complete list of contract deliverables please contact the Policy Department at policy.pm@haidanation.com or 250-626-5252

Benefit Package: None
Start Date: August 26, 2024

Description:

The Council of the Haida Nation is seeking a Head Electoral Officer to conduct the 2024 CHN elections. Under guidance from the Policy Department Manager, this position is responsible for conducting elections and by-elections in accordance with the CHN Election Act (2017).

Role of Head Electoral Officer:  

  • Carry out elections on behalf of the Council of the Haida Nation in accordance with the Election Act and the Constitution of the Haida Nation;
  • Abide by the rules and fulfill their obligations under the Election Act with impartiality.
  • is accountable to Haida citizens under the oversight of the Hereditary Chiefs Council, but must perform their duties impartially and independently without interference from any person, organization or entity.

 Qualifications:

  • Previous experience conducting a CHN election
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstration of ability to appoint and lead a team of up to 12 or more Election Staff in 4 electoral regions
  • Ability to travel between regions of Gaw Tlagée, HlGaagilda, Kxeen and T’agwan.

Note: An individual who is appointed as a Chief Electoral Officer:

(a) Forfeits any right to vote in elections which they oversee;

(b) May not be nominated as a candidate in an election; and

(c) Must resign a minimum of 20 weeks prior to Election Day in order to be eligible for nomination as a candidate in an election.

For more information regarding the CHN Election Act go to www.haidanation.ca

HOW TO APPLY: Submit Cover letter and resume to careers@haidanation.com before August 12 at 4:30pm

Head Electoral Officer $30,000-3-year Independent contract based on Election Act deliverables and timeline.   For a complete list of contract deliverables please contact the Policy Department at poli...View more

Administrative Assistant, Citizenship

$26.82 - $27.92 per hour based on experience, Full-time 35-40 hrs. per week

Benefit Package: Dental Care, Extended health care, Vision care, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Pension Plan, Paid time off

DESCRIPTION

Reporting to the Policy Manager, this position provides clerical support to the Citizenship program, and processes related to citizenship. Supervised by the Citizenship Coordinator, they work with Kuljaad Gaa.nga Citizenship Table, Hereditary Chiefs and Citizens to meet, draft clan trees, register citizens and apply the Citizenship Act, the Constitution and other laws and procedures.

KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Administer the process for tracking, updating and registering citizens to clan trees and citizenship databases
  • Assist with clan meetings to review accurate information, and timely updating of clan trees;
  • Provide Clerical support to the Coordinator and Tables as required and support engagement with Haida communities as required
  • Work collaboratively with staff
  • Ensure timely written and verbal reports
  • Other related tasks
  • Good computer skills
  • Understanding of Haida Nation Social and governance structure
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent communication and research skills, including strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills
  • Good understanding of Haida culture, politics, governance and social structures
  • Proven attention to detail, organizational skills and maintaining confidentiality
  • Office experience
  • Class 5 Driver’s License
  • Must be willing to travel and attend public events as required

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to: careers@haidanation.com

Deadline for application: Open until filled

Administrative Assistant, Citizenship $26.82 – $27.92 per hour based on experience, Full-time 35-40 hrs. per week Benefit Package: Dental Care, Extended health care, Vision care, Disability Insu...View more

Executive Assistant, Marine Planning

$31.34 – $32.61 per hour based on experience, Full-time 35-40 hrs. per week

Benefit Package: Dental Care, Extended health care, Vision care, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Pension Plan, Paid time off

DESCRIPTION 

The Marine Planning Program’s Executive Assistant is responsible for providing comprehensive
administrative support to a dynamic team working on a wide variety of files in Haida Gwaii. The EA
coordinates and oversees office administrative duties, providing assistance and support in all aspects of program planning and delivery. From budgeting and financial planning, meeting support, community engagement, and office administration to tracking deliverables, the EA ensures financial requirements are met while working with a large team working in both the field and office on exciting marine projects throughout Haida Gwaii.

KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensures reports, data, and tracking systems are maintained, filed and organized.
  • Manages the calendar for the Marine Planning team and tracks timelines and reporting deadlines.
  • High level of budgeting and finance support through monitoring, tracking and helping manage
    financial reports.
  • Draft reports and briefing notes for committees and leadership.
  • Coordinate meetings, including scheduling, logistics, agendas, transcribing minutes, etc.
  • Maintain and support office functions, following all SHN procedures and working collaboratively to
    implement operational practices to support the program's work.
  • Support planning and delivery of team building initiatives, staff training, etc.
  • Support Marine Planning staff with administrative tasks as needed
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Other related duties as required

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Experience working with Microsoft 365, SharePoint and Teams is considered an asset.
  • Computer literate with knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Microsoft Word, Excel and
    PowerPoint software.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including strong attention to detail
  • Experience with budgets, financial reports, and financial tracking is an asset.
  • Ability to take detailed minutes and produce minutes in a timely fashion
  • Ability to work in a self-supervisory, multi-task environment within clear timelines
  • Demonstrated capacity to build relationships, work effectively in a team, and adapt creatively to
    changing situations.
  • Must have a valid B.C. driver’s license

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Grade 12 graduation, preference for special office training or an equivalent combination of skills and experience. Financial experience is an asset.

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to careers@haidanation.com
Deadline for application: August 2, 2024 at 4:30 p.m.

Executive Assistant, Marine Planning $31.34 – $32.61 per hour based on experience, Full-time 35-40 hrs. per week Benefit Package: Dental Care, Extended health care, Vision care, Disability Insuranc...View more

COUNCIL OF THE HAIDA NATION
CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
HAICO BOARD CHAIR

The CHN’s HaiCo Nominators Committee is currently seeking a qualified individual
to fill the role of chairperson for the HaiCo Board of Directors.

We are seeking a highly motivated leader to engage the Board and to ensure that
Xaaydaa / Xaadaa values are present in the Corporations direction.

We are also looking for the following qualities

  • Demonstrate outstanding leadership and passion for the economic well-being and
    financial growth of all Haida citizens and communities at the Board, community
    and Nation level
  • Willingness to follow best practices that align with Haida values and ways of being
  • Ability to supervise and support the CEO of HaiCo and the ability to professionally
    manage and lead the Board of Directors
  • Demonstrated internal and external communication skills to act as a liaison
    between the Board, the Council of the Haida Nation and HaiCo operational
    management
  • Demonstrated strategic planning skills
  • Uphold community-based strategic plans on Haida Gwaii in the Board’s planning
    and business initiatives
  • Represent the Board’s decisions and policies, building strong relationships with
    stakeholders
  • Advanced professional skills & experience in any or all areas: finance, law,
    business management, administration, human resources, health or social
    sciences, and economic development.
  • Working knowedge of forestry, fisheries and tourism is preferable

Preference will be given to Haida citizens. Please send your resume and cover letter
to: HaiCo Nominators committee or by mail, PO box 98, Skidegate, Haida Gwaii VOT
1S1 or email e: haico.nominators@haidanation.com

Deadline for applications is June 19, 2024

COUNCIL OF THE HAIDA NATIONCALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTERESTHAICO BOARD CHAIR The CHN’s HaiCo Nominators Committee is currently seeking a qualified individualto fill the role of chairperson for the Ha...View more

Custodian, Skidegate

$23.14 – $24.08 per hour based on experience, Part-time 20-25 hrs. per week

Benefit Package: Dental Care, Extended health care, Vision care, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Pension Plan, Paid time off

DESCRIPTION 

The Custodian ensures that the Skidegate offices of the SHN are kept clean and in good working order, performing basic maintenance functions as needed and appropriate.  They primarily perform these duties after regular working hours and maintain cleanliness standards. They will implement daily, weekly, and monthly duty lists to ensure pride of place. The hours of this position are negotiable with the successful applicant.

KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Thoroughly and consistently completes the worklists for daily, weekly and monthly tasks to ensure that the offices are clean and disinfected as needed. 
  • Cleans and disinfects (as needed) all surfaces (floors, walls, washrooms, kitchen, etc.)
  • Dust desks, windowsills, keyboards, etc.
  • Advises of repair needs and assists with finding solutions
  • Disinfests and cleans all “touch” surfaces, such as light switches, door handles, phones etc.
  • Performs labourer (unskilled) level maintenance such as cleaning gutters, changing light bulbs, etc.
  • Ensures proper handling of all garbage
  • Organize cleaning supplies and ensure supplies are ordered in a timely manner

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • At least two years’ experience as a custodian
  • WHMIS is an asset
  • Reliable, conscientious, with excellent attention to detail

Or an equivalent combination of education, training and ability.

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to careers@haidanation.com
Deadline for application: Open until filled

Custodian, Skidegate $23.14 – $24.08 per hour based on experience, Part-time 20-25 hrs. per week Benefit Package: Dental Care, Extended health care, Vision care, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance...View more

Solutions Table Coordinator

$26.82 – 27.92 per hour based on experience, Full-time 35-40 hrs. per week

Benefit Package: Dental Care, Extended health care, Vision care, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Pension Plan, Paid time off

DESCRIPTION 

The Solutions Table Sorter plays a crucial role in the preparations for Solutions Table meetings.  They are responsible for ensuring all necessary data is collected, analyzed, and organized for all applications before the Table.  They integrate Haida input into Solutions table Briefing Notes as directed and work directly with SHN Solutions table members to support the implementation of relevant policies and decisions. This role is an integral part of our collaborative team.

KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collect, analyze and organize supporting materials and data for applications submitted to the Solutions Table (ST).
  • Sort and review applications, collect accurate information and analysis to provide informed input to SHN ST members
  • Attend weekly Solutions Table meetings and update the Record of meetings and Solutions Table Briefing Notes for review by SHN Table members.
  • Support SHN ST members by providing perspective on adherence to LUOO/EBM and other relevant agreements and CHN policy.
  • Write reports as assigned on the work of the Table and issues that arise from there.
  • Perform data management functions as assigned to support all land-based projects and analysis.
  • Assess Table processes and services and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Work as part of a collaborative team, assisting with training, mentorship and other programs to build capacity. 
  • Other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Grade 12 graduation or a combination of three years of office experience and experience managing data
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, data, organizational and research skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including experience working collaboratively with individuals and groups in a multidisciplinary setting
  • Excellent computer skills, with an emphasis on data tracking and management programs
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Knowledge of Haida Land-based agreements is an asset
  • Experience working with First Nations and knowledge of First Nations communities and culture will be an asset
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s license

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to careers@haidanation.com

Deadline for application: Open until filled

Solutions Table Coordinator $26.82 – 27.92 per hour based on experience, Full-time 35-40 hrs. per week Benefit Package: Dental Care, Extended health care, Vision care, Disability Insurance, Life Ins...View more

Writer Communications

$24.43 – 25.40 per hour based on experience, Full-time 35-40 hrs. per week

Benefit Package: Dental Care, Extended health care, Vision care, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Pension Plan, Paid time off

DESCRIPTION 

As a Writer for the Council of the Haida Nation, you will play a crucial role in developing content for Haida Laas and other CHN media outlets. Your task will be to translate scientific, legal, political, and policy documents into relatable language, making complex issues accessible to a wider audience. You will also cover and report on CHN and community events.

KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create accurate and well-researched content
  • Contribute content ideas
  • Attend and cover CHN events
  • Take and edit photos, 
  • Contribute written and visual content to special projects as required
  • Work effectively as part of a team
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Knowledge and interest in Haida politics and culture
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Computer literate and knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships, take initiative and be a self-starter.
  • Class 5 Driver’s license
  • Demonstrated ability to fill requirements

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to careers@haidanation.com

Deadline for application: Open until filled.

Writer Communications $24.43 – 25.40 per hour based on experience, Full-time 35-40 hrs. per week Benefit Package: Dental Care, Extended health care, Vision care, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance...View more

Administrative Assistant, Haida Gwaii Watchmen

$26.82 - $27.92 per hour based on experience, Full-time 35-40 hrs. per week

Benefit Package: Dental Care, Extended health care, Vision care, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Pension Plan, Paid time off

DESCRIPTION 

As an integral part of the Haida Gwaii Watchmen Program, the Administrative Assistant is accountable and responsible for providing comprehensive administrative support. This includes minute-taking, record maintenance, administrative staff support role, and all other administrative tasks supporting the department as required, including data systems and information tracking, timekeeping, etc.

KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for meeting preparation such as scheduling, making meeting arrangements, agendas, transcribing minutes, etc. as directed
  • Supported tracking finances, including timesheets, and reported on budget compliance to the manager.
  • As part of our collaborative team, you will maintain and support all office functions, follow all SHN procedures, and collaborate to implement operational practices to support the department’s work.
  • Establish and maintain a filing system for the department's records, ensuring easy access to documents and information. 
  • Review and distribute emails and action items to appropriate personnel; draft the standard template responses as required.
  • Other related duties as required

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • A minimum of 40 words per minute for typing and word processing.
  • Excellent transcription, writing, word processing and communication skills
  • Ability to take detailed minutes and produce minutes in a timely fashion
  • Ability to work in a self-supervisory, multi-task environment, within clear timelines
  • Computer literate with knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Microsoft Word and Excel software.
  • Demonstrated capacity to build relationships, work effectively in a team, and adapt creatively to changing situations.
  • Must have a valid B.C. driver’s license

    To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to: careers@haidanation.com

    Deadline for application: Open until filled

    Administrative Assistant, Haida Gwaii Watchmen $26.82 – $27.92 per hour based on experience, Full-time 35-40 hrs. per week Benefit Package: Dental Care, Extended health care, Vision care, Disabi...View more

    Solutions Table Member

    $30.56 – $31.78 per hour based on experience, Full-time 35-40 hrs. per week

    Benefit Package: Dental Care, Extended health care, Vision care, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Pension Plan, Paid time off

    DESCRIPTION 

    Reporting to The HNRD Manager, The Solutions Table Member, working collaboratively with department staff, performs a technical review of all materials necessary to analyze applications through the Solutions Table. The review determines compliance with the Haida Gwaii Land Use Order objectives, other agreements, and CHN goals and objectives. 

    KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Attend weekly Solutions Table meetings (or as required) on behalf of the Nation and within the direction provided, and ensure that applications are processed in compliance with the LUOO/EBM and CHN goals and objectives.
    • Collaborate with the Solutions table team to ensure that all materials, documents, and data are available to inform decisions at the table.
    • Ensure professional, timely and effective communication with the staff team, the Province of British Columbia, outside agencies, applicants and the public.
    • Act as point of contact in relation to solutions table business at meetings, seminars, workshops, conferences and community meetings/events, as assigned.
    • Assist with quarterly and annual written reports for the Solutions Table to the Haida Gwaii Management Council, the SHN and the Council of the Haida Nation.
    • Work with staff, committees and elected officials as assigned, 
    • Develop and prepare materials, reports, presentations and other materials related to the Solutions table business for a range of audiences
    • Other related duties as assigned

    QUALIFICATIONS 

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, 
    • Excellent interpersonal skills including successful experience working collaboratively with individuals and groups in a multidisciplinary setting
    • Excellent advocacy skills with an emphasis on reaching agreements.
    • Strong attention to detail, 
    • Experience working with First Nations and knowledge of First Nations communities and culture will be an asset.
    • Some post-secondary training is an asset or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
    • Experience working with Haida or other First Nations in natural resources
    • Computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office
    • Must have a valid Class 5 Driver’s

    To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to careers@haidanation.com

    Deadline for application: Open until filled

    Solutions Table Member $30.56 – $31.78 per hour based on experience, Full-time 35-40 hrs. per week Benefit Package: Dental Care, Extended health care, Vision care, Disability Insurance, Life Insuran...View more

    Negotiations Manager

    $44.92 – 46.73 per hour based on experience, Full-time 35-40 hrs. per week

    Benefit Package: Dental Care, Extended health care, Vision care, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Pension Plan, Paid time off

    DESCRIPTION 

    The Negotiations Manager will support Gud ad T’alang HlGang.gulxa Tll Yahda / Tll yá'adee G̱ii gud ahl t'álang hlG̱ángulaang negotiations including implementation of the GayGahlda/Kwah.hlahl.dáyaa (Changing Tide) Framework for Reconciliation. The Negotiations Team provides strategic and technical support to the CHN through the President, Vice-President and Haida Reconciliation of Title Team and works closely with the CHN Legal Team on matters relating to negotiation and litigation.  

    KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Mentee and work closely with the Negotiations Director to advance reconciliation negotiations, including providing senior technical support for matters related to:
    • Implementation of the GayGahlda/Kwah.hlahl.dáyaa Framework for Reconciliation, including Good Faith Measures
    • Implementation of the Nang K’uula/Nang K’úulaas Recognition Agreement
    • Development of a draft Haida Title Lands agreement 
    • Work collaboratively with other members of the NST to implement internal and tripartite work activities
    • Uphold Haida values and interests in negotiations-related meetings with federal and provincial representatives
    • Provide office-based support for internal coordination across CHN directorates and assist with communication and engagement of Haida citizens in the negotiation process.
    • Other related duties

    QUALIFICATIONS 

    • Sound knowledge of the Constitution of the Haida Nation, the CHN, its mandate, vision, goals, objectives and programs including policy and procedures, Haida language and culture
    • Sound knowledge of Haida Nation social and governance structures and processes
    • An excellent working knowledge of existing CHN agreements and protocols, the Haida Title Case, and federal and provincial reconciliation processes
    • A minimum of 3 years of experience interfacing between the Haida Nation, Canada and/or BC
    • Practical oral and written communications skills
    • Computer literate with knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
    • Availability to work in the CHN Skidegate or CHN Massett offices
    • Must have a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License

    To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to: careers@haidanation.com

    Deadline for application: May 31, 2024 at 4:30pm

    Negotiations Manager $44.92 – 46.73 per hour based on experience, Full-time 35-40 hrs. per week Benefit Package: Dental Care, Extended health care, Vision care, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance,...View more

    Heritage & Natural Resources Manager

    $38.40 – 39.94 per hour based on experience, Full-time 35-40 hrs. per week

    Benefit Package: Dental Care, Extended health care, Vision care, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Pension Plan, Paid time off

    DESCRIPTION 

    Reporting to the Director of Lands, the Heritage & Natural Resource Manager oversees the program areas associated with implementing the Strategic Land Use Agreement, the Kunst’aa Guu-Kunst’aayah Reconciliation Protocol and the Haida Gwaii Land Use Objectives Order.  This position includes close collaboration with other departments and external government staff. The HNRD Manager is responsible for a wide range of areas including but not limited to Forest Stewardship & Monitoring, Solutions Table, HNRC, and HGMC technical support, GIS Mapping services & Archaeological monitoring.

    KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Oversee the delivery of Heritage & Natural Resources operations, ensuring existing policies, procedures, and regulations are followed and continue to develop when required; 
    • Supervise a team of seasonal and regular staff. Ensures staff are trained in all duties and meet safety standards. Ensures the inclusion of capacity-building opportunities and succession planning;
    • Develop, implement, and maintain HNRD programs, budgets, work plans and services within the HNRD department;
    • Participate in bodies providing oversight or management of areas as assigned.
    • Assess the departmental, staffing, and fiscal needs of the programs and services annually and make recommendations to the Director.
    • Provide logistical and where applicable resource support towards emergency and high-risk situations;
    • Other duties as assigned

    QUALIFICATIONS 

    • Undergraduate degree in Natural Resource Management, Outdoor Recreation or related field with three years experience, or an equivalent combination of training, skills and experience 
    • Experience in budget and contractor oversight and management of people;
    • Excellent written and verbal communication and collaboration skills
    • Experience in the development and implementation of operating plans and policies;
    • Knowledge of Haida Culture and Haida Gwaii natural history;
    • Skilled in fieldwork, physically able to perform field duties
    • Must have a valid class 5 B.C. driver’s license

    To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to careers@haidanation.com

    Deadline for application: Open until filled

    Heritage & Natural Resources Manager $38.40 – 39.94 per hour based on experience, Full-time 35-40 hrs. per week Benefit Package: Dental Care, Extended health care, Vision care, Disability Insura...View more

    Events Coordinator

    $31.34 - $32.61 per hour based on experience, Full-time 35-40 hrs. per week 

    Benefit Package: Dental Care, Extended health care, Vision care, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Pension Plan, Paid time off

    DESCRIPTION 

    Reporting to the Human Resource Manager, The Events Coordinator is responsible for coordinating all public events, public meetings, quarterly sessions, and HOA meetings. Coordination includes booking dates, venues, sound, and caterers as needed. They will also coordinate such events when held as virtual meetings and hybrid forums. They will oversee the events calendar and look for efficiencies and synergies between events. They will work with Communications to ensure that necessary publicity is carried out.

    KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Book meeting dates, and hold the meeting calendar for public consultations and all meetings
    • Make all physical arrangements necessary for the smooth operation of a meeting, including venue, sound, set up, take down, catering, audio-visual equipment, etc.
    • Working collaboratively with the department holding the event, the coordinator will facilitate all of the physical arrangements necessary for success.
    • Assist the sponsoring department/committee in working through a meeting checklist and have all necessary resources arranged.
    • Foster relationships with vendors, ensuring preferential booking and rates
    • Work cooperatively with other staff
    • Analyze, report and make recommendations for future events
    • Other related duties

    QUALIFICATIONS 

    • Knowledge of Haida culture, politics and social structures
    • Knowledge of the procedures of the Council of the Haida Nation
    • Excellent people skills, with a collaborative approach to work.
    • Detail-oriented with the ability to adapt to a changing work environment effectively and efficiently.
    • Ability to maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally 
    • Proven capacity/experience in event planning
    • Class 5 Drivers License

    To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to: careers@haidanation.com

    Deadline for application: Open until filled

    Events Coordinator $31.34 – $32.61 per hour based on experience, Full-time 35-40 hrs. per week  Benefit Package: Dental Care, Extended health care, Vision care, Disability Insurance, Life Insur...View more