FNPSS is hiring two full time Project Officers to support the First Nations Public Service Secretariat initiative within the First Nations Summit Society.
Join a small team with big ideas! Gain valuable experience working with First Nation leaders, staff and community, and senior leaders in all levels of government. We focus on learning and professional development to support our staff to grow in their careers.
The FNPSS supports BC First Nations in their pursuit of excellence in public service by delivering capacity building programs and training. We need an innovative and creative self-starter to support FNPSS program delivery for First Nations across the province.
As a member of the FNPSS team, the FNPSS Project Officer will implement projects and programs, and
will plan, coordinate, and implement activities, products, and events in support of the FNPSS work plan.
Work undertaken will include outreach with BC First Nations, government employees, and partner
The position will require an individual who shows strong judgement, integrity and discretion. We are looking for someone with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and maintain professional relationships; excellent written and verbal communication skills; and strong organizational skills and the ability to balance multiple competing priorities.
The position will require an individual who has:
- A University Degree and/or the equivalent experience;
- A minimum of 1-year coordinating activities, projects, or events;
- An understanding of First Nations history and culture and a familiarity with First Nations
- A valid Driver’s License.
- The ability to travel by air *This is subject to change as Provincial and Federal Public Health
guidelines shift due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
How to Apply:
This posting will be open for TWO weeks only; shortlisted candidates will be contacted immediately following the deadline date of February 17, 2023.
Please submit your CV, cover letter explaining why you’re suitable for this position and 2 professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Indigenous applicants are encouraged to apply.