Job Opportunity – Food Processing Facility Manager

The T’it’q’et Economic Development Authority is searching for the right candidate to fill an important position. Soon we will be opening a food processing facility/distribution hub in Lillooet. We need a person who can assure the effective functioning of the facility to provide an efficient and safe working environment for staff and volunteers and their activities.


  • Ensure compliance with health and safety standards and industry codes.
  • Obtain quotes and tenders from area farmers, producers, vendors and suppliers.
  • Negotiate contracts to optimize delivery and cost saving.
  • Ensure delivery schedules, quantity and quality criteria are met.
  • Verify payment and invoicing match contract pricing.
  • Plan and monitor appropriate facility management staffing levels.
  • Ensure efficient utilization of facility staff and volunteers.
  • Develop and implement a facility management program including preventative maintenance, cleaning regimen and product life-cycle requirements.

 Education and Experience

  • Bachelors degree in Business Management, or related qualifications such as B.Sci.(Agr.) or similar business studies.
  • Working knowledge of financial principles and practices.
  • Working knowledge of human resource management principles and practices.
  • Experience working with First Nations communities is an asset.

 Skills, Interests and Qualities.

  • The ability to manage a varied and complex workload
  • The ability to develop working relationships with a wide range of people
  • Good spoken and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of food security issues is preferable.

Deadline for application: August 24, 2016 at 4 p.m. Pacific Standard Time

Mail your resume and cover letter to:

T’it’q’et Economic Develoment Authority   PO Box 1427  Lillooet BC   V0K 1V0  or

fax to (250) 256-4544 or email to

Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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