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Seasonal Carbon Lake Caretaker(s)

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Seasonal Carbon Lake Caretaker(s)

SFN is currently accepting resumes for the Seasonal Temporary Position(s) of Carbon Lake Maintenance While on shift, you will perform a variety of duties to ensure that the Carbon Lake recreation area is well maintained and secure during the months of June, July, August, and September. The successful applicants will have the ability to function under minimal supervision, in a remote area, all while meeting multiple projects and deadlines in a safe manner.

Saulteau First Nations Mission

We strive to be the Best Governed Nation, one that is proud, culturally strong and self-sufficient.  As stewards of the land, we will ensure that the best sustainable practices are followed, now and in the future.  We remain proudly determined. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure all work is conducted in a safe and efficient manner and in accordance with Health and Safety Regulations.
  • Ensure the campsites and cabins remains in a well-kept manner and ready for public use.
  • Perform a pre-and post stay observation of each site to ensure cleanliness and sanitization.
  • Perform site inspections, hazard detection, equipment inspections, clear work areas.
  • Cut grass and shrubs, rake leaves, paint picnic tables, empty fire pits.
  • Split and stack firewood.
  • Garbage removal and recycling.
  • Laisse with TREP department’s executive assistant to gather the schedules for campsite use.
  • Lock gate in evening and unlock in morning.
  • Advise trespassers or those without reservations that they are to leave site.
  • Security as needed; notify supervisor of any misuse of the site.
  • Coordinate and manage all activities at camp to protect SFN assets and environment from unnecessary hazards.
  • Maintain consistent communication with supervisor and provide valuable updates.
  • Demonstrate a positive image and professional working relationship for the Saulteau First Nations with industry, government, other First Nations, non-governmental organizations, staff, and members.
  • Comply with all SFN policies and procedures.




  • Minimum of two years field experience working in a related discipline.
  • Ability to work outdoors, walk on rough terrain, and conduct field assessments under all types of weather conditions.
  • Ability to and experience with operating a chainsaw, weed whacker, lawn mover, BBQ, etc.
  • Must be physically fit and able to perform the bona fide requirements and duties of the role; able to lift heavy objects over 50 lbs.
  • Excellent public relations, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and work with minimal supervision.
  • Willingness to learn new skills and upgrade qualifications.
  • Well developed planning and organization skills.
  • Ability to deal tactfully with sensitive issues and maintain confidentiality of records and discussions.
  • Bear awareness and first aid are considered an asset in this role.
  • Valid 5th Class BC Driver’s License; must have own vehicle.
  • Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record check required.
  • First Aid certification.

Work Conditions

  • Work is in a remote location.
  • 2 Caretakers to be always on site when the camp site is open for use.
  • Lodging provided.
  • Travel to and from Carbon Lake in your own vehicle.
  • The use of drugs or alcohol at this camp site is strictly prohibited and will result in automatic termination of employment.
  • Shift is yet to be determined and dependant on the number of suitable applicants; start date June 1st, or thereabouts.


We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Preference will be given to persons of Aboriginal ancestry in the event of equal qualifications.
The requirements and responsibilities contained in this job posting do not create a contract of employment and are not meant to be all-inclusive.  They may be changed at the discretion of the employer.


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Application Deadline: May 28th, 2023.


Additional Info

  • Application Cut Off Date: Sunday, 28 May 2023
  • Position Start Date: Thursday, 01 June 2023
  • Position Type: Permanent
  • Expected Hours: Full Time
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