Yaq̓ it ʔa·knuqⱡi’it (Tobacco Plains Band) – Chief Administrative Officer

ID: 23-P035 Location: Grasmere, BC

Leading with integrity, transparency, and accountability for the prosperity of the community’s future, the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) is the senior management position for the Tobacco Plains Community, servicing 150+ Band members on and off reserve. The CAO’s mandate is provided by the Band Council.

The CAO is a knowledgeable, dedicated, and enthusiastic person who provides the direction, guidance, leadership for Community to realize its Vision in relation to Ktunaxa culture, social programs, lands and resources, economy, and economic investment. They will become an active member of the community and lead the process that sets operational goals, objectives and strategic plans that support achieving the Community’s Vision.

The CAO will be well-versed in First Nations governance and will be keen to drive strategic planning for the community. In addition to building capacity within the staff, the CAO will have an opportunity to engage with community members and help foster an atmosphere of collaboration and team building. The position ensures that all departments and staff are progressing towards the Community Vision, according to plan and in compliance with fiscal and legal regulation.

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First Resume Review: May 5, 2023


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