District Occupational Therapist

Job Code: 3650700

Job Details




START: January 1, 2024 to June 30, 2024

LOCATION: Vanderhoof and Fort St. James Area

DEADLINE: Open until filled


Nechako Lakes School District gratefully acknowledges that we live, work, and play on the unceded, ancestral territories of fourteen First Nations representing the Dakelh, Nedut’en and Wet’suwet’en peoples. We are working diligently towards creating equity for our learners through conscious acts of Reconciliation.

The school district encompasses five municipalities, including the Districts of Fort St. James and Vanderhoof and the Villages of Fraser Lake, Burns Lake and Granisle. This large area served has a population of just under 40,000 residents in the beautiful north central BC. We serve 3000 students in our standard schools and another 900 FTE at EBUS Academy, one of the largest online schools in British Columbia. Our region has affordable housing, welcoming communities, and a lower cost of living than many other regions. Come and enjoy over 200 lakes, rivers and streams and an abundance of outdoor recreation at your doorstep.


The Occupational Therapist (.50 FTE) will be a member of district’s Inclusive Education Team and work under the supervision of the District Principal of Inclusive Education.


  • Integrates best practice and current research evidence to support professional practice decisions and actions.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with clients, families, the public, medical staff and the members of the interdisciplinary team using, oral written and computer communication means.
  • Demonstrated ability to integrate and evaluate pertinent data from multiple sources to problem-solve and make decisions effectively.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize work, set objectives and establish priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to foster teamwork and a commitment to excellence in the provision of client care.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.


  • Graduation from a recognized occupational therapy program.
  • Current registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia (COTBC).
  • Eligible for or member of the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists or British Columbia Society of Occupational Therapists.
  • Excellent planning, organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to initiate change and carry out plans to completion.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Budget management.
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license.
  • Position requires bending, kneeling and the capability to lift 40 lbs.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft 365, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and videoconferencing platforms.


  • Current salary grid is $71,431.00 - $111,274.00.
  • Moving reimbursement.
  • Recruitment & retention monthly allowance.
  • Excellent benefits based on the provincial exempt package.

Qualified candidates should forward their application, including resumé, cover letter, and supporting documents to:

Rhonda Togyi, District Principal of Inclusive Education

School District No. 91 (Nechako Lakes) - P.O. Box 129, Vanderhoof, B.C. V0J 3A0

TELEPHONE: (250) 567-2284 FAX: (250) 567-4639

E-Mail: rtogyi@sd91.bc.ca

School District 91 has received approval from the Human Rights Tribunal allowing preferential hiring to persons of Indigenous ancestry. The District may give preference in hiring persons of Indigenous ancestry who possess the necessary qualifications to increase the number of Indigenous staff to be more representative of the learners we serve.

Posted On
April 16, 2024
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Job Category
Management & Professionals
Multiple locations
Employment Start Date
January 01, 2024
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Reference Letter(s)