District of Wells

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Emergency Social Services Director

The District of Wells Emergency Planning Committee (EMC) is seeking a volunteer Emergency Social Services Director.  Emergency Social Services (ESS) are those services that are provided short term (generally 72 hours) to preserve the emotional and physical well-being of evacuees and response workers in emergency situations.
For additional information please contact the District of Wells Municipal Office (tel: 250-994-3330; email: office@wells.ca ).

The Barkerville Heritage Trust is seeking Casual-on call Security Labourer 1’s to perform security duties; operational duties; and other duties at Barkerville as assigned by the Mgr. Infrastructure, Security & Emergency Preparedness. Job title: Casual On-Call SECURITY/LABOURER I; BCGEU union position; Salary grade: $21.11/hr.
Qualifications, Skills, and Abilities:  Requirements needed to perform the job
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Security Worker License in British Columbia
(Training is available through Barkerville by arrangement.)
  • An understanding of heritage conservation principles as defined in the Standards and Guidelines for Conservation of Historic Places
  • Ability to safely operate all power and hand tools as well as gas powered equipment
  • An understanding of WCB regulations and BHT safety policies and procedures
  • A valid Class 5 British Columbia driver’s license
  • A grade twelve education or a recognized equivalency
  • Level 3 First aid certification is an asset and will be provided by the employer. Casuals must gain certification within 2 years of hire for all new employees. At a minimum, Occupational First Aid Level 1 is required and will be provided by the employer.
  • Perform all training the Workers Compensation Board deems necessary to fulfill the duties of the position
  • Up to date fire prevention and fire suppression training provided by the employer
  • Up to date Bear Safety/Wildlife training provided by the employer
  • Excellent public relations skills
  • A general knowledge of the history of Barkerville Historic Town
  • The ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral form
  • The ability to perform the duties described within the job description and expectations
Working conditions:  physical environment of the job, including on and off site
  • May be required to wear an approved uniform or appropriate period costume in the performance of duties
  • Occasional travel, at times in adverse weather conditions as necessary
  • Required to work outdoors in all weather conditions, including cold, snow and ice
  • Required to work safely at a height
  • Work will occasionally require the lifting of objects up to 60 pounds
For more complete information see the full job description & performance expectations on our website at http://www.barkerville.ca/employment / or if you have any questions emailReuben.Berlin@barkerville.ca or call Reuben, Mon-Thurs, at 250-994-3332 ext 22 or toll free at 1-888-994-3332 ext 36.
To apply send a cover letter and resume by email, mail or hand deliver to:
Reuben Berlin, Mgr. Infrastructure, Security & Emergency Preparedness, at
Reuben.Berlin@barkerville.ca or deliver to the attention of: Reuben Berlin,
Barkerville Heritage Trust, Box 19, 14301 Hwy. 26 East Barkerville, BC V0K 1B0
CLOSING DATE:  Ongoing until filled.



WorkBC Quesnel Employment Services staffs an Employment Services Centre at the Wells Community Hall.  The case manager can assist with training, self-employment benefits, targeted wage subsidy, job search and career decision making.

The office is open Fridays from 10am to 2pm

Bill Roach 
(250) 992.7691 Monday - Thursday
(250) 994.3335 Friday