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We are hiring! Occupational First Aid Attendant with OFA 3

$18.00 to $20.00 per hour – experience is considered

 

Hiring Now!

Come and join an exciting organization that is experiencing exponential growth! Seyem’ Qwantlen Business Group (SQBG), is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kwantlen First Nation. SQBG has been in operation since February of 2011.

 

Due to expansion we are seeking to hire an Occupational First Aid Attendant with OFA 3. The primary role of the OFA 3 attendant onsite is to ensure the well-being of the crews they are working with.

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Our Richmond Lelem’ is looking for a new Barista!

Barista

Lelem’ Express Richmond (Richmond Cultural Centre)

 

Calling all Baristas! Do you take pride in delivering Stellar customer service and want to be part of a unique and growing company? Send in your resume and cover letter right away!

This is a Casual/Part-time Barista position. Limited hours to start; must be flexible and available to take extra shifts if called. Hours of operation are 8am to 8pm 7 days per week.

We are looking for dynamic, motivated, and highly responsible Baristas who can work alone/independently at a kiosk location. Our Baristas take pride in welcoming customers with a smile and providing efficient, consistent and informed guest service at the counter. Baristas work efficiently serving hot and cold beverages and prepared food items, completing cash, debit and credit transactions, sharing their knowledge about our quality offerings and Lelem’ brand. All Baristas will be required to undertake opening and closing duties at the kiosk, accounting for the day’s sales, balancing the till, and ensuring the kiosk is ready to open. Lelem’ Express Baristas may also assist in very limited catering support for catering activities in the facility.

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Lelem’ Arts and Cultural Cafe is looking for a Line Cook

Opportunity for Interviews right away!

Lelem’ Arts and Cultural Cafe is looking for one amazing new team member who is extremely dependable, quality-driven and committed to being an outstanding Line Cook. Preference given to those with open availability and desire to work long-term.

Must be available weekdays (days until 6:00pm), weekends and availability on SUNDAYS is required for this position. Please state your availability at the beginning of your application. As bus service is limited in and out of Fort Langley, especially nights and weekends, this positions is not likely suitable for those who travel by bus.

This popular, very busy cafe overlooks the Bedford Channel in charming Fort Langley. We are proud of our gorgeous, modern, open-kitchen facility serving high-quality, made-to-order food and baked goods as well as a wide range of hot and cold beverages plus beer and wine. Lelem’ is owned by the Kwantlen First Nation and operated by its progressive and diverse business group, Seyem’ Qwantlen Business Group. The Lelem’ brand is diversifying and actively opening satellite locations. The Lelem’ brand offers exceptional employees the potential for growth and advancement, through advanced training and promotions.

The Line Cook duties will include assisting the Chef to ensure the successful operation of the kitchen/back of store, prepare and execute a set menu as directed by the management staff and ensure cleanliness in the back of store. Some prep work is required. Must be able to execute quickly and efficiently while maintaining high standards in taste and visual appeal. Catering is becoming an increasingly prominent part of our business therefore the Line Cook may be involved in related planning and execution of some catering.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in a high-volume Line Cook position
  • Food Safe required; Serving it Right certificate considered an asset
  • Culinary training considered an asset
  • Demonstrated dependability and commitment
  • Clean, tidy personal presentation necessary in our open kitchen
  • Effective verbal and listening communication skills as well as stress and time management skills
  • Commitment to demonstrating cultural awareness and sensitivity at all times
  • Excellent references required

Compensation:

 

Wages determined based upon experience and fair market value. Opportunities for advancement may exist for employees exhibiting commitment, a strong work ethic, desired skills and high standards of guest and food service. Benefits can be available to employees who meet the minimum hours after a qualifying period.

Please send a current, updated resume and cover letter specifying:

  • Your current employment
  • Availability for shifts (hours and days of the week including Sundays)
  • How you travel to work (bus service to Fort Langley can be limited)

We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of heritage. Preference may be given to qualified applicants of Aboriginal ancestry pursuant to Section 42(3) of the BC Human Rights Code. If you fall within this category and you wish to have this voluntary information considered as part of your application, please indicate this in your cover letter.

We are also accepting applications for the following:

  • Barista at Lelem’ Arts and Cultural Café
  • Prep Cook (with some baking and FOH) at Lelem’ at the Fort
  • Barista at Lelem’ Express Richmond

Check out www.facebook.com/lelemcafe – Lelem’ Arts and Cultural Cafe

Seyem’ Qwantlen will not sponsor individuals for employment visas for any open roles.

Thanks so much for your interest!

Press Release: New Digital Billboards to Arrive in Early Spring

PRESS RELEASE

 

New Digital Billboards to Arrive in Early Spring

Seyem’ Qwantlen Business Group to install new state of the art digital billboards along Highway 7.

 

February 23, 2017 (Fort Langley, BC)

 

Seyem’ Qwantlen Business Group (SQBG), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Kwantlen First Nation, has commenced work on the installation of two digital billboard systems situated within the borders of Maple Ridge. One will be located on Kwantlen’s IR5 site, just east of Albion neighbourhood, with the second being installed on IR3 site adjacent to Silvermere Lake, east of Whonnock neighbourhood. Both billboards will be visible to eastbound and westbound traffic on Highway 7.

 

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We Are Kwantlen

We are excited to announce the opening of “We Are Kwantlen”  Ancient artifacts connecting home belonging and place.

On now until March 26, 2017 at the Fort Langley Centennial Museum.

2016 Winners of the Community Owned Business of the Year Award

For Immediate Release: September 9, 2016

2016 BC Aboriginal Business Awardees Announced

VANCOUVER – The awardees of eighth annual BC Aboriginal Business Awards were announced today by
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Press Release – Lelem Express

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PRESS RELEASE

lelem’ is expanding!

New express café to be unveiled June 22nd, 2016 in the Richmond Cultural Centre.

Richmond, BC – Seyem’ Qwantlen Business Group, parent company of Fort Langley’s successful lelem’ Arts & Cultural Café, is excited to announce the opening of lelem’ Express at the Richmond Cultural Centre.

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Press Release – The Tireless Runner / QuestUpon

PRESS RELEASE

Technology Innovation Merges with First Nations History in a Historic Launch Event

Interactive First Nations storytelling in the real world, using mobile augmented reality, virtual reality, and more.

NEW WESTMINSTER, BC – Seyem’ Qwantlen Business Group of the Kwantlen First Nation, and award-winning augmented reality tech company, QuestUpon, held an event on April 15th, 2016, to launch the very first interactive First Nations storytelling quest, titled “The Tireless Runner”.

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