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Scout Talent

IT Operations Manager ($88,00 - $110,000/yr plus relocation assistance!)

Posted 6 days ago

Job Description

  • Expand your IT Management skills while exploring the stunning outdoors
  • Receive a competitive annual salary of $88,00 - $110,000, relocation assistance, plus excellent benefits!
  • Make a true difference to the vibrant communities of Saulteau First Nations
About Saulteau First Nations

Uniting tradition and progress, Saulteau First Nations in North-East BC is an emblem of cultural strength, environmental stewardship, and innovative governance. This community, enriched by the diverse heritages of the Saulteaux, Nehiyaw, and Dunne-Za peoples, offers a unique blend of respect for the land and forward-thinking strategies for sustainable development. With a commitment to excellence in education, health, and economic growth, Saulteau First Nations is not just preserving the past; it's creating a vibrant future.

Central to its ethos is the promotion of a holistic well-being and the development of a robust economy through initiatives like Aski Reclamation Ltd. and Twin Sisters Nursery. Surrounded by the natural beauty of Moberly Lake, the vibrant community of Dawson Creek, and the breathtaking landscapes of Tumbler Ridge, this dedication to both community and the environment positions Saulteau First Nations as a leading destination for those looking to make a meaningful impact in their careers. Here, you're invited to join a community where your work contributes to a legacy of unity, resilience, and respect for the natural world and each other.

For more information, please visit our website:

About the Opportunity

Saulteau First Nations is looking for a full-time IT Operations Manager based in Chetwynd, BCA hybrid work model is available for the right candidate.

Reporting to the Director of Finance, this role oversees, manages, and develops the IT systems and infrastructure of Saulteau First Nations, and is crucial for aligning IT strategies with organizational goals.

More specifically, your responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Developing and implementing IT strategies
  • Managing IT infrastructure, including networks, servers, and systems
  • Leading a team of IT professionals
  • Providing technical support and developing support processes
  • Negotiating contracts and managing vendor relationships
  • Supporting the development and management of the IT budget
  • Developing IT policies and procedures for security and resource use
  • Coordinating IT projects and facilitating professional development for the IT team

To read the full position description, please click here.

About You

To qualify, you should have 3+ years of experience as an IT technician, with a preference for candidates who also have IT management experience. Ideally, you will possess a Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or have equivalent experience in a technical field.

Additionally, the following skills and background will be highly valued:

  • CompTIA Project+ Certification
  • ITIL Foundation Certification
  • Microsoft Certified
  • Proven experience with IT infrastructure and security
  • Proven ability to identify problems and bring in external resources if necessary
  • Capability to hire, train, and oversee IT Technicians
  • Ability to handle confidential information delicately
  • Familiarity with First Nation communities (asset)
  • Municipal experience (asset)
  • A relevant Master's degree (asset)

As our ideal candidate, you are personable, with exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, enabling you to effortlessly translate technical information to non-technical colleagues. Your ethical compass and integrity are unmatched, complementing your strong business acumen and sensitivity to the unique needs and cultural nuances of our staff. This blend of attributes ensures not only your success in this role but also makes you an exemplary cultural fit within our team.

This role is crucial, calling for a leader who melds technical expertise with cultural sensitivity, eager to guide our IT operations toward new heights of excellence and innovation. We seek someone driven by a sense of mission, ready to contribute to and grow alongside the Saulteau First Nations community. 

Note: Preference will be given to applicants who have First Nations or Indigenous ancestry. 

About the Benefits

In exchange for your hard work and dedication, you will receive a highly competitive salary of $88,00 - $110,000, negotiable dependent on skills, experience and qualifications, along with a great host of benefits, including:

  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Group Life and Disability Coverage
  • RPP with matching employer 5% contribution
  • Relocation assistance: up to $3,000 + one month's rent
  • 2 weeks vacation and 18 personal days
  • Paid time off: 2 weeks Christmas Break & Cultural Leave
  • Strong work-life balance: 4-day work week and part-day Fridays from home
  • $75/month phone allowance
  • Professional development opportunities, including up to $5,000/yr allowance
  • Free Childcare (space permitting – must be approved by Daycare)
  • Free access to the wellness centre

Seeking to make a true difference that enriches First Nations communities while enjoying a wonderful work-life balance? Apply today!

About Scout Talent

Who is Scout Talent? Despite what you might be thinking, Scout Talent is not a traditional recruitment agency. Born out of a great idea and an understanding of what employers really want, we provide customized, intelligent recruitment marketing, employer branding and candidate management services to clients throughout Canada and around the World. Our key strength lies in our ability to create unique candidate attraction strategies that enable clients to tap into the best talent pools. We're proud to say that 90% of our clients are repeat business which is testament to the value of our service. At ST, we're revolutionizing the recruitment industry. Our purpose: Connecting people to grow companies, careers and communities.


Staffing, Recruiting, HR Outsourcing

Company Size

11-50 employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-19

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