GIS Coordinator Job Posting
Join Doig River First Nation as GIS Coordinator and become an integral part of a growing First Nation. The GIS coordinator will work closely with the Lands and IT department to design, develop, and support GIS applications/frameworks to meet the needs of the Nation. The GIS Coordinator will provide technical leadership while mentoring the growing lands and GIS department staff. The GIS Coordinator will have the opportunity to use technical, analytical and leadership skills while contributing to environmental, cultural, and urban development initiatives. This leadership role requires someone who is self-motivated and driven to set a new direction for GIS at DRFN that will support the future growth of the Nation.
The GIS Coordinator will work in a collaborative environment providing mapping, analytic, and data management for reserve, fee-simple and lands within DRFN’s territory. The GIS Coordinator will primarily support the lands department in consultation, monitoring, and planning but may also be involved with projects led by other departments such as urban & infrastructure development planning, and emergency management planning. The GIS Coordinator designs and implements systems to ensure data is gathered, organized, and accessible for staff, consultants, Council, and the community via software, maps, and analytics.
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Cultural Heritage Resources and Language Program Manager
The Cultural Heritage Resources and Language Program Manager is a multi-faceted position that collaborates with
Council, all DRFN departments, Elders, and community members to manage and coordinate the
acquisition, maintenance, preservation and promotion of cultural heritage resources. The Manager will
promote and implement programs, projects and activities that facilitate the inter-generational
transmission of Beaver language and culture and ensures that the DRFN Cultural Heritage Management
Framework is utilized when considering all land use applications from industry proponents.
The purpose of this position is to support DRFN elders by organizing social, emotional, physical, cultural,
and recreational activities. Additionally, this position will work collaboratively with other departments
to schedule elders for meetings, events, and group outings. This Elder’s Coordinator will also be
responsible for the development and implementation of new culturally inclusive Elder’s programs. The
Elders Coordinator should be patient, understanding and able to engage in a kind and friendly manner.
As part of the Community Services department, the Elder’s Coordinator activities will align with DRFN’s
vision, mission, and strategic and operational plans.
Home Support Worker
The purpose of this position is to improve the overall health and social outcomes for DRFN members by
providing high quality home support services in accordance with a pre-established care plan. The Home
Support Worker will provide personal care and/or companionship for Elders, members with disabilities,
palliative or high-risk members. Care will be provided within the clients’ homes and will be practiced in
accordance with program guidelines, Work Safe BC, and Provincial and Federal department standards to
ensure compliance. The Home Support Worker should be well-organized, able to follow instructions,
while being patient and understanding of the members’ needs. As part of the Health and Social
Development department, the Home Support Worker’s activities will align with DRFN’s vision, mission,
and strategic and operational plans.
The Office Assistant provides reception and administrative support at the DRFN Administration Office.
The incumbent must have excellent interpersonal, communication, administrative, organizational and
computer skills. This is a highly visible position, and the individual will be communicating in a fast paced
environment with Council, staff, community members and the general public.
Lands Governance and Tax Administrator
The Lands Governance and Tax Administrator is a two-fold position responsible for local
revenues tax administration and assisting senior managers in meeting the obligations under
the Financial Administration Law and the DRFN Land Code. The Administrator assists in
various aspects of the department including acting as the Deputy Registrar, registration of
legal land documents, verification of eligibility for registration and recommending
registration to the Land Governance Manager, and input into the annual departmental work
plans, policies, and procedures.