Notice – Job Opportunity

JOB POSTING: HR Administrator & Executive Assistant

CLASSIFICATION: Permanent, Full-Time

LOCATION: Located in south eastern British Columbia, the Town of Creston has a unique blend of mountains, lakes, farms, orchards and forests. The population of Creston is 5,000 and the trading area serves about 15,000 people. The Lower Kootenay Band (LKB) is a growing First Nations government with 200 plus members and is a part of the Ktunaxa Nation.

POSITION SUMMARY: The HR Administrator & Executive Assistant provides HR support including preparing and amending HR documents (e.g. employment contracts), preparing and maintaining employees records, being first point of contact for employees on HR-related queries, and assisting in review of organization HR policies and legal compliance.

The position also provides administrative support to the Director of Operations including sorting and distributing incoming correspondence, assistance in preparation for meetings, recording and distribution of meeting minutes, preparing communication materials, memos and other documents, and other general administrative support.

REPORTING: The successful candidate will report to the Director of Operations.

REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of 2 years of progressive and diverse experience in the human resources field
  • Certificate, Diploma, or Degree in Human Resources Management or another related field is required
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in an office environment
  • Intermediate level proficiency in MS Office products
  • Professional level verbal and written communications skills
  • A proactive approach to problem-solving with strong decision-making skills
  • Ability to create and maintain respectful working relationships with Council, management, staff and community
  • Previous experience in a First Nations organization is an asset

Please submit your cover letter and resume marked “confidential” to: Director of Operations Lower Kootenay Band, 830 Simon Rd. Creston, BC V0B 1G2

Fax: 250-428-7686 Email: finance@lowerkootenay.com

Open until filled.