Employment- Sumas First Nation

Sumas First Nations Admin Building


Employment Internal Job Postings

In accordance with Sumas First Nation Recruitment & Selection Policy
6.2 “employment opportunities will be communicated internally to SFN employees and SFN members for five (5) working days prior to external advertising.

If after five (5) working days there are no applicants that meet the required qualifications for the position, the employment opportunity will be advertised externally through the Sumas First Nation Website and cost effective advertising.


Seasonal Hydroacoustics Positions

The Hydroacoustics program of the Pacific Salmon Commission is hiring for several temporary fisheries positions during the 2017 summer fishing season from late June to the end of September. These positions will assist the Hyrdoacoustics program in monitoring upstream passage of Fraser River sockeye and pink salmon based out of a field site in Mission, BC. There are two types of position available: field technicians and boat operators.

Seasonal Hydroacoustics Positions – Full Posting


Sampling Coordinator

The Pacific Salmon Commission is hiring a sampling coordinator to assist in the implementation of commercial and test fishery sampling programs for Fraser sockeye and pink salmon. This is a seasonal position that runs from June to September based out of the office in downtown Vancouver. Work is expected to be full time with variable hours, including some weekends and overtime.

Sampling Coordinator – Full Posting


Economic Development Director

Sumas First Nation has an exciting opportunity if you are an experienced senior leader with passion for economic development and for building dynamic and creative relationships with your team, peers and internal/external partners.

Sumas First Nation is in the process of establishing the business arm of the Nation to centralize and streamline all economic development ventures within the structure of the Sema:th Development Corporation (The Corporation).

The Economic Development Director (EDD) will play a vital role in structuring the Sema:th Development Corporation; working with Chief and Council as the interim board of directors and work directly with and reports to the General Manager until such time that the corporate structure is established and functioning.

We are looking for a Director to provide strategic planning, leadership and management of the Economic Department and ultimately the Sema:th Development Corporation. The EDD will lead the department’s efforts to retain and grow businesses and attract new investments to the SFN economy in partnership with the community stakeholders.

Economic Development Director – Full Posting

Economic Development Director Job Description


Social Assistance Administrator / Community Events Coordinator

This is an OPEN Posting of the Social Assistance Administrator who is to effectively plan for and deliver the INAC funded Social Assistance program for Sumas First Nation. This position encourages and supports community members in job search, preparation, and training plans, and works in collaboration with the Health & Wellness Manager to address immediate and long term training & employment needs of clients and community.

The Community Events Coordinator’s role is to plan and deliver family-focused events throughout the year. This staff member takes an active interest in community members through relationship building and effective listening, must be able multi-task effectively and be flexible so as to plan and deliver seasonal and other events while maintaining a consistent schedule for the Social Assistance clients.

Social Assistanc Administrator.Community Events Coordinator


Bus Driver

This position is on call as needed basis and driver will be responsible for transporting a variety of community groups in the Sumas Bus. Applicants must hold a valid BC Drivers License Class 2 or Class 5.

We will be accepting applications on a continuous basis; Interested applicants should submit a resume and a copy of their drivers license to Sandy Silver at the Health and Administration Building. For more information see the job posting at both Building 1 & Building 2 SFN Administration Offices.

Employment at Stó:lō Nation

Sumas First Nation is a part of 11 Bands that make up the Stó:lō Nation and as such promotes the employment opportunities within the Nation. For more information about employment opportunities at the Nation, visit Stó:lō Nation here.

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