Employment Opportunity-Coordinator, Driver Education and Licensing Project (DELP)

Employment Opportunity

Coordinator, Driver Education and Licensing Project (DELP)

Term Position based on Funding

Extended Closing date:   January 22, 2021

General Description

Under the direction of the Native Employment Officer and with additional support from a grant provided by the Province of Nova Scotia Building Vibrant Communities Program, PARP is launching a project to provide driver education and licensing who are residents of Indian Brook.

The Sipekne’katik Band is looking for an outgoing, pro-active individual who can coordinate the Driver Education and Licensing Project, under the supervision of the Sipekne’katik Employment & Training Department.


  • Coordinate the driver education and licensing program.
  • Promote the DELP to the community through different media sources.
  • Coordinate recruitment process; applications and screening.
  • Assist the Steering Committee in the selection of participants.
  • Solicit bids to identify a driver education provider and administer the contract.
  • Coordinate and book classroom space and related requirements.
  • Assist participants in preparing for written and driving tests.
  • Maintaining financial records and keeping track of budget/spending.
  • Proposal writing to outsource more funding.
  • Attending court proceedings with clients.
  • Keeping records for each trainee, including information about subsequent training and employment.
  • Drafting a report at the conclusion of the project, identifying challenges and success.
  • Other related duties as determined by supervisor.

Skills and Qualifications

  • University or college education related to business, human services or social sciences.
  • Administrative skills and experience.
  • Knowledge and experience in working on reserve with Mi’kmaq people.
  • Proficient using Microsoft office suite.
  • Good interpersonal and writing skills and an ability to work with others.
  • Good writing skills and ability to do reports and funding proposals.
  • Class 4 driver’s license to drive METS van, along with clean driver’s abstract.
  • Good organizational and time management skills.
  • Criminal record check is required.

Please apply with a resume, cover letter, criminal records check and three work references to:

Human Resources Department

Email employmentapplication@sipeknekatik.ca


Mail/drop off:  522 Church Street, Indian Brook, NS B0N 1W0

DEADLINE:  Jan 22, 2021

We are an equal opportunity employer; however, qualified Aboriginal applicants will be given priority in accordance with the Aboriginal Employment Preference Policy of the Canadian Human Rights Commission. The Band will not assume any expenses related to any job application process, included but not limited to travel, relocation, and application development.  Please note certain positions come with mandatory employee benefits. Only those applicants who qualify for an interview will be contacted.