Office Assistant - Fort St John Office - Lands - Summer Youth Position


Applications Close: Ongoing


The Office Assistant main work environment will be located at the WMFN Fort St John Tech Office. They will be assisting the lands staff in a variety of duties both administrative and technical as well as learning new skills to assist in the day-to-day work required for the office. This is a summer student program that will provide full-time employment for 8 weeks.


WMFN has any number of projects occurring and may request research assistance. This work may include using data WMFN currently has, by performing online research or visiting local museums/libraries, etc.

This may include, but is not limited to the following:

  • Document Management-scanning and saving to WM Lands Files using Naming Convention used for File System.
  • Digitizing Media (CD’s, Cassettes, Mini-disks)-to files being stored on computer for use. This will involve training on use of equipment and process.
  • Site/Field visits-assist other staff as directed

West Moberly’s Referral Tracking System RTS is a database that is used to tracked WMFN’s information. The Lands Assistant will be assisting in the management of referrals and information. Training will be provided for this work.

There may be travel for work, working out of West Moberly First Nations Lands Office. Work will entail in assisting with the organization of office materials and WMFN Storage Quonset as part of the digitization of West Moberly’s historical files.

Meeting and greeting visitors over the phone or in person when required.

Other administrative duties as requested.

The Lands Assistant will also assist in other WMFN events and activities as determined by West Moberly Lands Manager.

Various training opportunities (IE, Clerical, GPS training, first aid, drone, etc.), working with other students in other departments and working with other employees within the department.


Education and Work Experience:

  • Student or youth between 15-30 years old.
  • Available for full-time employment until September
  • Reliable and self-motivated with a positive attitude
  • An ability to communicate professionally with clients, staff, and management.
  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment criminal check
  • Some experience with using a variety of computerized software packages such as Microsoft Office Suite and Internet.

How to Apply

Email cover letter and resume to: