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Tourism & Events Assistant

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Tourism, Culture, & Events Assistant

Job Description

  • Welcome tourists and visitors to the site;
  • Educate local and visiting populations about the cultural and heritage significance of buildings, monuments, artefacts, and landscapes;
  • Distribute promotional and educational materials;
  • Promote tourism products;
  • Research and provide heritage and geological interpretation about the area’s flora and fauna, as well as local heritage sites such as the Gold Bridge Cemetery, Boultbee Memorial Church, Haylmore Heritage Site, Bralorne Pioneer Museum;
  • Engage visitors in dialogue about cultural traditions and folklore;
  • Encourage visits to the Bralorne Pioneer Museum;
  • Conduct interpretive tours of historical attractions and engage visitors with gold panning activities;
  • Assist with cultural activities, special events and annual celebrations including Summerfest, Gold Bridge Days, and Canada Day;
  • Other responsibilities include maintaining records of all activities on the site, ensuring the facility is clean and safe, selling ice cream or other seasonal goodies, as well as liaising and working with local artisans on-site.

Successful applicant will be provided opportunity to take part in safety training courses offered through BRVCA-Valley Wide Training

The position is 30 hours per week for 8 weeks. You must be 15 to 30 years old.  Hourly rate is dependent on skills and experience but is well above minimum wage.  It is NOT necessary that you be returning to school. Please send your resume to worktodo@bridgerivervalley.ca or call (250)238-2534 for more information.

Valley Heritage Assistant

Summer Students

Valley Heritage Assistant – Funding Confirmed from Canada Summer Jobs

Job Description

  • Student will provide excellent customer service to local and visiting populations;
  • Distribute tourist information such as maps, bylaw information, directions and general information about accommodations;
  • Provide assistance with heritage and geological interpretation, conduct energy and gold placer mine tours, engage visitors with gold panning activities;
  • Research and interpret information about local heritage sites such as the Gold Bridge Cemetery, Boultbee Memorial Church, Haylmore Heritage Site, Bralorne Pioneer Museum and others to create a tour-like session of our historical attractions available to the public;
  • Provide support to special events and celebrations including Summerfest, Gold Bridge Days, and Canada Day;
  • Other responsibilities include maintaining records of all activities on the site, ensuring the facility is clean and safe, selling ice cream or other seasonal goodies, as well as liaising and working with local artisans on-site;

Student will be provided opportunity to take part in safety training courses offered through BRVCA-Valley Wide Training

The position is 30 hours per week for 8 weeks. You must be 15 to 30 years old.  Hourly rate is dependent on skills and experience but is well above minimum wage.  It is NOT necessary that you be returning to school. Please send your resume to worktodo@bridgerivervalley.ca or call (250)238-2534 for more information.

Environmental Coordinator

Bralorne Mine Job

Mechanical Room Construction

office

Gold Bridge Community Resource Building – Mechanical Room Expression of Interest

Objective / Purpose
The objective is to build a temporary mechanical room so that all the basement plumbing can be heated in the winter months.

Key Dates
Work to be completed by September 15th.

Background / History
Currently the heating system has to maintain the unfinished basement to above freezing throughout the winter, which increases the heating costs. The office is only open twice a week therefore most of time the office is unoccupied. The unoccupied times have to have the heat increased due the mostly uninsulated basement and the water works that are in the basement. A walk through of the work to be done can be arranged.

Service / Work Requirements:
Expectations
- All work to be done to Work Safe BC standards.
- This room is to be totally removable for any future work in the basement.
- Approximate room size is 48” wide by 62” long by 6’ high.
- Remove old shelving that is in the back of the basement and any other items requiring removal.
- Remove and replace all cast iron plumbing in the basement with ABS plumbing hardware, including new toilet flange in the bathroom toilet drain system.
- Excavate the new room’s base down to the level required for adequate headroom of the finished room. Compact the soil and install Styrofoam insulation under 2’ x 2’ concrete pads as the room’s foundation.
- Install 2” x 4” walls with ½” plywood on the outside, Styrofoam insulation and vapor barrier on the inside for the new room. Insulate in between the ceiling joists also.
- Install a new 20 amp breaker in the electrical panel, wiring and outlet to the inside of the new room.
- Install insulated entrance door to the room.
- Install a drop down ceiling enclosure from the new room so that the bathroom sink plumbing is fully in the drop down enclosure for heating purposes. Insulate as other walls and ceiling.
- Remove the hose tap in the basement and re plumb one to the outside wall by the basement entrance wall. The tubing for this to come from the new room and be designed to be easily drained for winterizing.
- Reinstall the hot water tank to the back corner of the new room. Re-plumbing will be required.
- Install a heating duct from the main furnace ducting into the new room.
- Replace one floor beam support post that is leaning. May require some foundation work for it.
- Install 2 new storage racks in the basement. They are to be made from 2” x 4” lumber and ¾” plywood. Three shelves on each and approximate sizes are 2’ wide x 6’ to 8’ long x 4’ high.
- Clean up the basement and outside, from all the work that was done for this EOI.
- Materials that are not reusable to be disposed of properly at the Transfer Station or through other legal means
Requirements
- Carpentry certification or significant demonstrated carpentry experience.
- Subcontracting will be allowed if required.
Pricing
- It is preferred that in-kind work or discount be provided as this is a community venture.
- This Expression of Interest Contract will be a fixed price for time, materials, equipment and any out of pocket expenses.
Scope of Service or Work Change
If the scope of service or work changes for any unforeseen reason, the BRVCA Board of Directors has to approve the scope change.

Submission Guidelines:
Proponent Organization / Profile / Technical Skills / Experience
-Proponent shall identify relevant management, administrative, and financial capabilities as well as technical and necessary skills, qualifications, experience, and equipment that they consider appropriate to the evaluation of their ability to successfully undertake the proposed contract and meet the ROI objectives.
-WorkSafeBC Number will be required unless the proponent optionally and at the discretion of the BRVCA make the proponent an employee so that the proponent will work under the BRVCA’s WorkSafeBC Policy.
-General Commercial Liability Insurance Policy must be submitted unless the proponent optionally and at the discretion of the BRVCA make the proponent an employee so that the proponent will work under the BRVCA’s General Commercial Liability Insurance Policy.
- Proponents to submit their fixed price in their submission.
Submission of Proposal
-Proponent shall submit a signed copy of the proposal either by mail, dropped off at the Gold Bridge Community Resource Building or via e-mail.
-All proposals must be submitted to the BRVCA by April 30, 2019.

Mailing Address:
Gold Bridge Community Resource Building
104 Haylmore St.
Gold Bridge B.C.
V0K 1P0

Bridge River Valley Community Association’s e-mail address:
bridgerivervalley@gmail.com

Church Painting

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Church Painting – Expression of Interest

General

Objective / Purpose 

The objective of this Expression of Interest (EOI) is to repaint the Church exterior (not including the porches and stairs)

Key Dates

This objective is to be completed by September 15, 2019

Background 

History

The church is a heritage structure that has had some restoration.

Service / Work Requirements

Expectations

All work to be done to WorkSafeBC standards

Due to the heritage nature of the Bralorne Church and grounds. This is a task that has to be done with great care!

Color scheme to remain the same (white/forest green)

Pressure washing and scraping undertaken to remove flaking paint

Two coats of best quality paint to be applied

Requirements

Painting Certification or Significant demonstrated experience

Subcontracting will be allowed if required.

Pricing

It is preferred that in-kind work or discount be provided as this is a community venture.

This Expression of Interest Contract will be a fixed price for time, materials, equipment and any out of pocket expenses.

Scope of Service or Work Change

If the scope of service or work changes for any unforeseen reason, the Heritage Community has to approve the scope change.

Submission Guidelines

Proponent Organization / Profile / Technical Skills / Experience

Proponent shall identify relevant management, administrative, and financial capabilities as well as technical and necessary skills, qualifications, experience, and equipment that they consider appropriate to the evaluation of their ability to successfully undertake the proposed work and meet the Expression of Interest objectives.

WorkSafeBC Number will be required unless the proponent optionally and at the discretion of the BRVCA make the proponent an employee so that the proponent will work under the BRVCA’s WorkSafeBC Policy.

General Commercial Liability Insurance Policy must be submitted unless the proponent optionally and at the discretion of the BRVCA make the proponent an employee so that the proponent will work under the BRVCA’s General Commercial Liability Insurance Policy.

Proponents to submit their fixed price in their submission.

Submission of Proposal

Proponent shall submit a signed copy of the proposal either by mail, dropped off at the Gold Bridge Community Resource Building or via e-mail.

All proposals must be submitted to the BRVCA by April 12, 2019

Mailing Address:

Gold Bridge Community Resource Building

104 Haylmore St.

Gold Bridge B.C.

V0K 1P0

Bridge River Valley Community Association’s e-mail address:

            bridgerivervalley@gmail.com                                                             

 

Ec Dev Capacity Building Contractor

GBCC

The Economic Development Committee of BRVCA is seeking a qualified and experienced economic development contractor to work on the following workplan.  The funding to do this work comes from the SLRD, via the NDIT Economic Capacity

Building Funding.

Regional Collaboration 

  •  Continue to build relationships with First Nations having traditional territories thatinclude the Bridge River Valley including invitation to visit and tour current experiences in the Bridge River Valley

 

Business Development, Retention & Expansion

A.    Potential Business Support (New or Growth)

  •  Provide support to investors/entrepreneurs consideringbusiness opportunities in the Bridge River Valley
  •  Support specific potential investors and business owners in information and data support
  •  Bradian owners – follow up

B.    Micro Business Development

  •  Interview Artisans to determine level of readiness for online – design training & Marketing
  •  Specific practical actions developed from 2018 Business Needs Survey to improve information, communication, advertising and/or identify what currently exists in an area identified for needing improvement

 

Economic Development Support

A.    Build relationships with those doing business in the Valley

·         Assist with development and delivery of MOU signing ceremony

·         Identify specific Mineral Exploration and Mine business needs from the Community for 1, 3 and 10 yr. via 1/2 day workshop/meeting

B.     School Sustainability

  •  Support working group with advice to & implementation of their workplan
  •  Explore possible partnership opportunities
  •  Promote with visiting  travel media
  •  Follow up with Senior Marketing partners re Story Starter
  •  Follow up with Local Tourism Providers re Story Starter

C.   Access to the Valley

  •  Summarize business case for access improvements (collective contributions to the Provincial economy including tourism, forestry, mining, energy generation), consider MoT current investment  levels, postulate the opportunity cost of poor access through interview and defensible assumptions and define the ‘ask’ of government
  •  Develop Action Plan that includes not before tried tactics – lobbyist, video, etc.

 

The preferred contractor will have a very good knowledge of the Bridge River Valley and the economic situation.

The contractor must demonstrate ability to work in a complex multi-stakeholder environment.

Budget information can be obtained by emailing worktodo@bridgerivervalley.ca.

Please submit and expression of interest to worktodo@bridgerivervalley.ca by April 22, 2019.  The position is currently

subject to final funding processes.

Housing Consultant

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Bringing Stakeholders Together for Housing in Area A – Consultant required

The Economic Development Committee of the Bridge River Valley Community Association is seeking a a consultant/ facilitator, with a strong background in housing, to bring local area employers and key stakeholders together to establish a housing strategy to address the immediate and growing need for affordable, employment-related rental housing in the Bridge River Valley, which is located in Electoral Area A of the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District (SLRD).

The Bridge River Valley includes the communities of

Gold Bridge, Bralorne, Tyaughton Lake, Marshall Lake, Gun Lake, and Gun Creek Road.

This strategic planning project will lead to a bigger project to implement the strategy and construct the housing project.

The expected outcome of this initiative is to have an implementable plan that encompasses the priorities and values of all local area employers and key stakeholders, which will enable the community to move forward with a housing action plan.

Indicators of success. The creation of a viable housing action plan with clear directives on how to meet the housing needs for the area will set the course for the future of this project and will be a measurable indicator of success.

Communities and businesses throughout the Bridge River Valley are feeling the negative effects of an increasing shortage of rental accommodations. This project – hiring a consultant/facilitator to bring local area employers and key stakeholders together to develop an implementable plan to address the critical housing shortage – will encompass all of the program objectives to form a solution. At present, local area employers are having a hard time establishing a workforce due to lack of accommodations for direct employees and their families. An implementable rental housing plan will support ongoing community efforts in attracting and retaining a new and existing workforce, youth, employers, and investors. This project will increase capacity for younger generations to return and stay in the rural communities they grew up in, as well as support job creation and fresh ideas.

Key milestones of this project include:

  •  Hire a consultant/facilitator
  •  Engage all local area employers, key stakeholders, including local government
  •  Host five community visits for meetings with local area employers and key stakeholders
  •  Identify lands suitable for employment related rental housing units
  •  Create a budget for project implementation phase
  •  Establish an implementable housing strategy for Area A of the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District

Budget information can be obtained by emailing worktodo@bridgerivervalley.ca.  This is a Rural Development project development stream project, funding is confirmed however is subject to agreement between SLRD and BRVCA being completed.

Please submit an expression of interest including key skills and experiences by April 22, 2019 to worktodo@bridgerivervalley.ca.

Tyax Kitchen Positions

Tyax Lodge & Heliskiing

Tyax Lodge & Heliskiing invites you to join our culinary team for the summer 2019 season. Employment with Tyax will provide you the opportunity to develop new culinary skills while saving money and enjoying the ultimate summer experience. Cooks will work in a remote setting and create a unique experience for our guest. This is a unique opportunity that will allow you to diversify your culinary techniques and execute high-quality production.
Employees are encouraged to enjoy the wilderness, adventure in the mountains, or relax in our luxurious spa. This summer, escape the city and enjoy breathtaking views of the Chilcotin Mountains.

Click on the following links for more information about each position.

Chef de Partie

Pastry Chef

Sous Chef

Junior Sous Chef

Lead Breakfast Chef

Dishwasher Prep Cook

Tyax Housekeeping Attendant

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Church Foundation Wall EOI

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Objective / Purpose
The objective of this Expression of Interest (EOI) is to expose the exterior foundation walls and drainage system in 3 identified areas, where they are cracked and water is seeping into the basement.
Key Dates
This objective is to be completed by May 10, 2019 and dependent on favorable ground conditions. On completion of the foundation and drainage system remedial work backfill the excavations, rake and clean up the area where work was performed.

BackgroundHistory
The church foundation has had some modifications in the past as it was raised   at one point to make a basement, the east side foundation wall tilted in and it was pulled back and another concrete wall was placed beside it to help the issue, and the whole drainage system was replaced and cracks filled in and weatherproofing was put on all the foundation walls. Currently there is water seeping into the basement with three known areas that require attention. (pictures are available upon request)

Service / Work Requirements

Expectations
- Due to the heritage nature of the Bralorne Church and grounds. This is a task that has to be done with great care!
- The three areas locations, depths and lengths are:
under the front entrance porch – 4’ deep x 12’ long
south wall at the bathroom area – 6’ deep x 8’ long
east inside corner walls – 6’ deep x 10’ long
- Excavate the 3 areas to just above the drainage system by machine. Expose the drainage system by hand for further inspection. Clean the foundation walls for inspection.
- Excavations to be done to WorkSafeBC standards.
- The removed dirt to be placed on tarps.
- Once exposed, analysis and work plan will be drawn up by the BRVCA Heritage Committee.
- Once the foundation walls and or drainage system remedial work is completed the task of the backfilling, raking and cleanup of the area can be completed.

Requirements

A small machine would be preferred to perform this work along with hand digging.
Subcontracting will be allowed if required.
It would be preferred if the proponent had some foundation wall and drainage repair experience.
Pricing
It is preferred that in-kind work or discount be provided as this is a community venture.
This Expression of Interest Contract will be a fixed price for time, materials, equipment and any out of pocket expenses.

Submission Guidelines
Proponent Organization / Profile / Technical Skills / Experience
Proponent shall identify relevant management, administrative, and financial capabilities as well as technical and necessary skills, qualifications, experience, and equipment that they consider appropriate to the evaluation of their ability to successfully undertake the proposed work and meet the Expression of Interest objectives.
WorkSafeBC Number will be required unless the proponent optionally and at the discretion of the BRVCA make the proponent an employee so that the proponent will work under the BRVCA’s WorkSafeBC Policy.
General Commercial Liability Insurance Policy must be submitted unless the proponent optionally and at the discretion of the BRVCA make the proponent an employee so that the proponent will work under the BRVCA’s General Commercial Liability Insurance Policy.
Proponents to submit their fixed price in their submission.

Submission of Proposal
Proponent shall submit a signed copy of the proposal either by mail, dropped off at the Gold Bridge Community Resource Building or via e-mail.
All proposals must be submitted to the BRVCA by April 12, 2019.
Mailing Address:
Gold Bridge Community Resource Building
104 Haylmore St.
Gold Bridge B.C.
V0K 1P0

Bridge River Valley Community Association’s e-mail address:
bridgerivervalley@gmail.com