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Position Summary

Musqueam Indian Band – Casual Employment Opportunities

The Musqueam people have lived in our present location for thousands of years. Our traditional territory once occupied much of what is now Vancouver and surrounding areas. The name Musqueam relates back to the flowering plant, məθkʷəy̓, which grows in the Fraser River estuary.  There is a story that has been passed on from generation to generation that explains how we became known as the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) – People of the məθkʷəy̓ plant. Although a metropolitan city has developed in the heart of Musqueam territory, our community maintains strong cultural and traditional beliefs. Today our population flourishes and we are a strong community of over thousand members.  To learn more about Musqueam, please visit www.musqueam.bc.ca.

 

We have an immediate opportunity for casual employment for:

• Safe Home Workers – you must be available to work a variety of shifts in the evenings, graveyard and weekends providing a secure and safe environment within the home

 

Other ongoing opportunities for casual employment include:

  • Administrative Services – strong administrative and computer skills needed for future assignments for clerical, receptionist and administrative positions
  • Recreation – qualified candidates must be willing to attend a ½ day training/orientation session
  • Safety Patrol Night Shift – women are encouraged to apply. Summer students come train and work in your community this summer.  Qualified candidates must be willing to attend a ½ day training/orientation session
  • Youth Centre – looking for role models in the community to cover shifts
  • Community Notice Delivery – great opportunity for students. You must be 16 years of age or older
  • Child Care/Daycare – looking for candidates with a love for kids
  • Drivers – MIB Community Bus – we are seeking drivers who have a Valid Class 4 Unrestricted or higher B.C Driver’s License and a clean driving record to drive on a casual basis for events, outings, and other bookings. Drivers should have knowledge of Vancouver and surrounding areas and be able to work well with various groups. Please submit a copy of your driver’s license with application.
  • Homemaker – house cleaning, light meal preparation for elders as needed
  • MIB Cigarette Shop – we are looking for community member with great customer service skills and cash management to work shifts

 

Persons wishing to be considered for casual work should submit an application to Human Resources.  All applications must include current contact information, confirmation re: your times of availability and areas of interest for work opportunities, and details re: any related experience.

Those who have submitted applications recently, only reapply if your contact information has changed.

To maintain eligibility on the Casual List, please update your resume, availability and contact information on an ongoing basis or at a minimum every 6 months.

Applicants of Musqueam and/or Aboriginal ancestry are encouraged to apply.

Please apply by submitting a cover letter, resume and position reference to Musqueam Indian Band, Human Resources e-mail: [email protected] or a form can be obtained and submitted at the Band Office Reception Desk, 6735 Salish Drive, Vancouver, BC, V6N 4C4.

 

APPLICANTS WITH RELEVANT TRAINING & EXPERIENCE WILL BE CONTACTED WHEN WE HAVE A SUITABLE OPENING. ALL APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO PASS A CRIMINAL RECORDS CHECK.