- Great opportunity to help make a different to the Squamish First Nation community.
- Use your Criminal Justice experience to join a dynamic and progressive First Nations government.
- Enjoy a competitive salary, plus comprehensive benefits and pension plan.
ABOUT SQUAMISH FIRST NATION
Squamish First Nation is comprised of descendants of the Coast Salish Aboriginal people who live in the present day Greater Vancouver area, Gibson’s landing, and Squamish River watershed. Squamish First Nation has occupied and governed the territory since beyond recorded history.
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY
We have a great opportunity for a Manager, Community Safety and Justice to join the Council Advisory and Support Department in North Vancouver on a full-time basis.
In this dynamic role, you will be responsible for identifying, addressing, and monitoring issues of community safety and bylaw enforcement in three areas including Community Justice Coordination, Bylaw Compliance, and Crime Prevention.
You will also be required to research and establish appropriate Aboriginal Justice initiatives that reflect cultural and community needs as well as the Nation’s vision for justice. A key focus of this role will be developing and fostering relationships with justice stakeholders, promoting awareness, and acting a liaison to justice stakeholders, local police, and other agencies as appropriate.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
For this role, we are seeking someone with a degree in Social Sciences, Criminal Justice or a relevant/related discipline from a recognized post-secondary institution. In addition, you will have a minimum of 5 years of related experience including overseeing the enforcement function of an organization and developing and managing the strategic direction of a department.
The above supplemented with courses from the BC Justice Institute (or equivalent), courses relating to criminology, investigative, and conflict resolution skills is preferred.
A diploma with other specialized training as listed above, or completion of Grade 12 plus 14 years of experience, or a combination of education and relevant work experience may also be considered.
The successful candidate must successfully complete a Criminal Records Check with a Vulnerable Sector Search as per Squamish First Nation Policy. Access to a reliable vehicle and a valid Class 4 or 5 BC Driver’s License is also required.
Candidates with previous experience in working with a First Nations community (particularly Squamish First Nation) are strongly encouraged to apply.
TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE, PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION ONLINE BY 11:30 PM MARCH 23, 2017. For full details and to apply, please visit http://jobs.applyfirst.ca/jobs/87556