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Executive Assistant

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Old Massett Village Council
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Old Masset Village Council 
Full Time Employment Opportunity
Economic Development and Lands Department 
Executive Assistant

Job Title: Executive Assistant 
Term Position: Full time, Permanent 
Hours: 35 hrs per week
Wage: $32.81
Benefits: As per OMVC’s benefit plan after 90 days
Available to work a flexible work schedule including evenings and weekends (when required)

About the Organization
Old Massett Village Council’s Economic Development and Lands Department is looking for an 
ambitious Executive Assistant. The Old Massett Village Council is a community of 1500 
members on Haida Gwaii and an overall membership of approximately 3200 members. We are 
located on the beautiful North Coast of Haida Gwaii and are stewards of 27 Reserves with 
various land base sizes. We have approximately 70-100 full and part-time employees. General 
operations are comprised of, but not limited to, Operations, Maintenance, Finance, Housing, 
Registry, Education, Social Development, Economic Development and Lands.

About the Position
This position provides administrative support for the delivery of a comprehensive Economic 
Development program. The Economic Development Program is to create employment and 
wealth for this community through the Old Massett Village Council and this position will help 
ensure the administrative duties are completed effectively and in a timely manner. Under the 
guidance of the Economic Development Officer, the Executive Assistant will be required to 
research and assist in pursing funding opportunities. This role will require Human Resource, 
Business and Communication functions such as participating in the creation of training plans for 
projects, programs, and for the Department. Communication tasks will be to assist in the 
planning and material for community updates and social media posts.

Reporting Relationship
The Executive Assistant will be under the general direction of the Old Massett Village Council’s 
(OMVC) Economic Development Officer (EDO), and works closely with Administration staff, 
program managers, stakeholders, and the community. This position will play a supportive role 
with the program and project staff and training participants on a regular basis.

Qualifications and skills required
The ideal candidate, should have:
• Post-secondary education leading to a certificate, diploma, or degree.
or related discipline, with a minimum of four (changed from two from original) years’ 
experience (a combination of education and work-related experience may be 
considered).
• Knowledge of fluency in Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, Power Point, MS 
Access, and Outlook.
• Basic accounting knowledge is required. Experience with marketing/sales would 
be an asset.

Full Time Employment Opportunity
Economic Development and Lands Department 
Executive Assistant
• Excellent communication and public relation skills, including written, oral, and 
editing.
• Have sound personal practices including organizational, time management, 
multi-tasking, financial management and administrational skills.
• Ability to handle sensitive, confidential information with professionalism, 
personal discretion, and integrity. 
• Be a role model to the community.
• Be able to demonstrate a sound work ethic and ability to work independently.
• Be medically and physically fit.
• Have knowledge and understanding of Haida culture values.
• Have a valid BC driver’s license and drivers abstract.
• Criminal record check.
Primary Responsibilities
• To support the administrative responsibilities required to implement and maintain 
the Economic Development program.
• Be contact point for the department.
• To provide support for the effective management of all resources including 
financial, human, information and natural.
• To support the EDO with the development of effective policies and procedures for 
the advancement of OMVC’s Economic Development department.
• Assist in the processing of commercial land requests and various land 
management projects.
• To support communication with staff, community members, the economic 
committee, The Old Massett Village Council the Administrator and outside agencies 
and businesses.
• To support and aid in the application for funding from the appropriate source to 
aid in implementing the Economic Development program.
• To support all programs and projects assistance where needed as directed by the 
EDO.
• Take minutes and record all committee and important program/project 
meetings.
• Prepare and maintain documents using Microsoft Office programming.
• To abide by the OMVC’s conditions of Employment Policy Manual.

Application Deadline: March 1, 2024 @ noon

How to Apply:
Please submit cover letter and resume to: ecdev@omvc.ca - Ivy Bell or drop off application 
in-person at the Band Office (reception) 348 Eagle Rd.
Preference will be given to qualified Haida applicants.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview

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