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This full-time position is in support of Tla’amin’s long term financial viability while supporting programs across Tla’amin Government departments.  This position will report to the Director of Public Works.


  • A comprehensive health & dental plan and disability insurance fully paid for by the Nation;
  • An optional pension plan with matched contributions;
  • A competitive salary, to be determined based on the qualification of applicant


  • This position is not required to be located at the Tla’amin Nation;

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops an inventory of funding opportunities and then composes, submits, tracks, and reports application progress to senior management
  • Identifies grant and funding opportunities that support a diverse portfolio of Nation programs
  • This position is significantly focused on Public Works and Capital Projects but will also support other departments in their funding requests
  • Ensures that grant opportunities support a unified approach to Nation priorities
  • Where possible establishes effective relationships with the many available funding organizations
  • Ensures that applications and awarded opportunities are delivered in compliance with the unique funding policies
  • Finalizes funding contracts and advises finance of the payment schedules associated with the funding
  • Ensures, where applicable, that funding reporting is in compliance with the funding contract
  • Ensures, where applicable, the associated funds are received according to the funding terms
  • Other duties as assigned


  • A Bachelor’s Degree relevant to the position;
  • Must have a very high standard of written and verbal communications;
  • The ability to work with a dynamic team and prioritize tasks to achieve specific deliverable deadlines;
  • Previous experience working on federal, provincial, municipal and private sector grant processes is an asset to this position.

Closing Date: Open until filled.

Email cover letter and resume to:  Richard Gage, Director of Public Works at Richard.gage@tn-bc.ca and also to Jessie Peters at hr@tn-bc.ca with “Grant Writer” as the subject.  You may also mail or drop off to Tla’amin Nation, 4779 Klahanie Rd., Powell River BC, V8A-0C4, marked “Grant Writer Resume”.

No phone calls please. 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those who are shortlisted will be contacted.

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