Community Safety Coordinator

Website K’ómoks First Nation

Come work for a growing indigenous band office!

Job Information

Reports to: Lands Manager

Location: Hybrid

Hours: 37.5 per week (Full-Time)

Job Type: Permanent

Salary Range: $27-$37 per hour

Benefits: Yes

 

About K’ómoks First Nation

We, the K’ómoks people, envision a prosperous and healthy Nation, in which we exercise our rights and title throughout our territory, honoring our people, lands, waters, cultures, and languages. K’ómoks First Nation ensures the well-being and self-sufficiency in all aspects of our Nation by asserting our rights and title while upholding our members.

 

Purpose of the Role

The purpose of this position is a focus on creating programs and policies that support education, community engagement, and building relationships. The position supports, facilitates, and coordinates engagement in the community while liaising with a wide variety of stakeholders. This role collects data, conducts research, and completes various administrative tasks within the Administration while helping to provide advice to decision-makers surrounding the Tribunal Process (investigation of offenses, enforcement of laws) and community preventative strategies related to health and wellness, future planning, and mentorship.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Investigate and support enforcement of all KFN laws and issue permits, warnings, tickets or violation notices
  • Respond to public inquiries and complaints regarding public safety, lands, and environmental concerns
  • Liaise with other governmental, law enforcement and regulatory agencies, including: KFN Health, RCMP, SPCA, Ministry of Environment, Conservation Officers, Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure and Comox Fire Department
  • Developing, designing and implementing community safety programs
  • Developing relationships and working in partnership with the RCMP on KFN law enforcement strategies
  • Supporting/administering an Indigenous community based restorative justice program and initiatives
  • Supporting Management in the creation of developing any policies or processes related to programs or funding opportunities that are dept/role specific
  • Preparing and administering any funding opportunities for programs related to law enforcement, education and prevention strategies
  • Preparing K’ómoks First Nation funding applications related to community safety and law enforcement
  • Conducting all Dept related administrative filing as required
  • Supporting the Administration in the monthly Community Safety Meetings
  • Monitoring of all the third party security groups, targeted reports, member videos, and commentary for K’ómoks First Nation IR#1 security
  • Managing and preparing any reports or administrative briefings for Council regarding community safety and law enforcement
  • Supporting members with any forms, waivers and permits that may be required
  • Establish and implement a mentoring program for community safety related tasks
  • Preparing and supporting projects within the Lands Department that relate to community safety
  • Preparing, researching, and supporting the creation of KFN Laws and Policies with the Lands Manager
  • Consulting and collaborating with other departments
  • Supervising summer students during short term projects
  • Perform other related duties as required.

 

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience working in an administrative role within an office environment
  • 2+ years of experience working in and with the Indigenous community preferred
  • Completion of a post-secondary program in a related field or equivalent experience is an asset
  • Prior law enforcement experience is an asset
  • Education and/or experience in healthcare-related programs such as addictions and suicide prevention an asset
  • Cultural sensitivity and awareness with thorough knowledge of the current First Nations governance landscape in BC and knowledge of relevant socio-historical events relevant to First Nations in Canada
  • Criminal Record Check with a satisfactory result
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office with proficiency in Excel and Word
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

 

Application Information

If this opportunity to work with a growing indigenous organization appeals to you, please apply online with your resume and cover HERE.

This posting will remain open until filled.

We value employment equity and prioritize applications from indigenous applicants, and we especially encourage those living within the K’ómoks First Nation to apply. If you have any questions about the job posting or the process, please contact engagedhr@komoks.ca.

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