Takla Nation

Takla Nation

POSITION TITLE:

Student – Summer Work Experience Program (SWEP)

*3 Month Term                                            WAGE:$17.40

Start date: July 15th – August 2nd for the SWEP Program

DIRECT REPORT:

SWEP Youth Supervisor

 
ABOUT TAKLA FIRST NATION: The traditional territory of the Takla First Nation is located in North Central British Columbia and totals approximately 27,250 square kilometers. The territory is a rich environment of lakes, rivers, forests, and mountains, bordered on the west by the Skeena Mountains and on the east by the Rocky Mountains.Takla Nation is an amalgamation of the North Takla Band and the Fort Connelly Band, a union which occurred in 1959. Our traditional lands are the geographic area occupied by our ancestors for community, social, economic, and spiritual purposes. Carrier and Sekani place names exist for every physical feature and place that we occupy. Each name reflects the significance of the feature or site and today provides us with historical information to the rich history and extensive knowledge of our land and our resources.

POSITION OVERVIEW: To provide work opportunities and adequate summer breaks for Takla Nation members.If you are working on the SWEP Program. Students will be working Monday to Friday. There will be an orientation meeting on safety and what projects are to follow. Please meet at the Potlatch House for your first day orientation and for an emergency meeting place.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: If you are working on the SWEP Program. Students will be working Monday to Friday. There will be an orientation meeting on safety and what projects are to follow. Please meet at the Potlatch House for your first day orientation and for an emergency meeting place.
Knowledge and Skills:

·       We want to ensure a safe and fair experience for all participants of SWEP. To do that we have set out very clear expectations and guidelines:

Attire

·       All participants must arrive in appropriate attire: T-shirts, long shorts or pants,closed toe shoes, baseball cap. We will be handling tools, with woodchips and sawdust particles, clothing may increase the chances of injury. Safety gear, such as safety goggles,

·       high-vis vests, and gloves will be provided.

Allergies 

·       We will be outside most of the time meaning anyone with allergies to bees, pollen, dust, etc. will be more vulnerable. We will have a first aid kit, however, please let the SWEP Coordinators know if you have any allergies, so we can make an emergency plan.

Refreshments 

·       We will have available water or water with electrolytes. Please always bring a water

bottle to fill and have with you. Sunblock and Bug Spray

·       Please bring sunblock and bug spray, to protect yourself from UV rays and mosquitoes.

Work Times

·       Due to the heat, the workday will run from 7:30 am – 3:30 pm. There will be a 15-minute break at 10 am, and lunch from 12:00 until 1:00 pm. This is a 7-hour paid workday.

Experience and Education Requirements:

·       Social Insurance Number (SIN) Before the students can participate.

·       We require a paper copy of youth’s SIN along with your Status number.

Takla Nation is an equal-opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Pursuant to S.41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to Applicants of Indigenous,Metis, or Inuit heritage. We are very interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in Canada. We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please send your completed resume and cover letter by June 7th,2024 to hr@taklafn.ca Upon, resumes received,Shannon will send you a hiring package to be filled out.

To apply for this job email your details to hr@taklafn.ca