CITIZENSHIP RELATIONS COORDINATOR - #23-032
Ministry of Citizenship
Position: Permanent Full-Time (37.5 hours per week)
Location: HQ- Hybrid Provincial office – Station Tower (13401 – 108th Avenue, Surrey)
Closes: Posting will remain open until filled and will close without notice
Salary Range: $55,000.00 to $65,000.00 annually
ABOUT MÉTIS NATION BRITISH COLUMBIA
Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) develops and enhances opportunities for our Métis communities by implementing culturally relevant social and economic programs and services. Through teamwork, respect, dedication, accountability, integrity, and professionalism, MNBC strives to build a proud, self-governing, sustainable Nation in recognition of inherent rights for our Métis citizens, assisting in the delivery of services based on policy, process, and specified regulations.
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY
We are seeking a highly motivated, team-orientated individual to join our team as a Citizenship Relations Coordinator with the Ministry of Citizenship. The objective of the role is to build on-going protocol of communication platforms designed to relay information on section 35 rights as defined by the Constitution Act. A heavy focus on the boundaries of the historic Métis homeland, fundamentally built out of consistency as provided by the decisions of Citizenship Assessment Specialists.
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Establish open-ended relationships through positive communication with applicants and citizens.
• Defining a communication structure to provide information of the Métis nation to various stakeholders.
• Maintaining focus on reestablishing the historic Métis homeland with every new applicant.
• Working shoulder to shoulder on special projects with the Ministry of Communications and the Ministry of Community Service
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
• Knowledge and/or awareness of the historical and contemporary contributions made by Métis people in B.C. and the historic Métis homeland.
• Degree or diploma in a related field.
• Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality and act with appropriate discretion, in a pleasant, empathetic, and professional manner.
• Demonstrated ability to communicate at a high level both verbally and in writing.
• Demonstrated ability to problem solve and make analytical decisions.
• Minimum of three (3) years of experience in an administrative role.
• Combination of relevant experience, education, and training will be considered.
• Experience operating standard office equipment
• Proven ability to utilize strong interpersonal skills to deal with others effectively.
• Proven ability to prioritize tasks, work with some supervision and a lot of support.
• Proven ability to utilize, adapt and embrace new technologies, including Office 365, virtual meeting platforms, document-sharing platforms, and other database/software required by the role.
• Other duties may be assigned as needed to help ensure the efficient operation of MNBC.
• There will be a need to attend meetings and events which may require work and travel outside of normal business hours.
• Ability to provide a satisfactory Criminal Record Check.
The above requirements are what MNBC is seeking in the ideal incumbent at the time of posting and are subject to change based on needs.
Pursuant to section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants who self-identify as Indigenous (First Nation, Métis or Inuit). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.
PLEASE NOTE THAT CANDIDATES MUST APPLY using "Citizenship Relations Coordinator #23-032" in the subject line of the email.
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