The Tsleil-Waututh Nation People currently reside on the North Shore of Vancouver, BC. Since time immemorial we have occupied Village sites all around səl̓ilẃət, also known as Burrard Inlet and this is how we have come to be  the People of the Inlet.  Revitalization is important here at Tsleil-Waututh, where you will see our language, culture, and stewardship of the lands and waters return to our people and we are once again prospering like the way our Ancestors had for so many years. We are one of the most progressive Nations in North America because we have deep roots and a great affinity for the land and water which is reflected in our work and interaction with the world at large. Working with the Tsleil-Waututh is a unique opportunity to experience the wealth of Culture and strength of business practices. The Tsleil-Waututh Nation have five departments and many thriving businesses. Make your home in the beautiful Burrard inlet and experience a rewarding role in which you will be making a difference in the lives of others. 

We offer training and career development opportunities, a business casual office in a modern and new office building (coming soon), Language Classes every Tuesday and Thursday at our School  and access to the TWN Gymnasium and Fitness Centre. Additionally, working for the Tsleil-Waututh Nation means you get access to a comprehensive group benefits plan and a pension plan to permanent employees working at least 24 hours a week. Benefits commence after 3 months of continuous employment.

Health Benefits


Mandatory Benefits

These are mandatory benefits that you will receive upon completion of your 3-month probation and status of employment.

  • Short-Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Life Insurance
  • Employee Dependent Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment


Extended Health Care

We provide a comprehensive Extended Health plan including coverage for prescription drugs, coverage for paramedical practitioners, Vision Care, Travel Insurance and more. Our Extended health is a mandatory benefit however if you have coordination of benefits elsewhere you may waive this benefit.


Dental Care

Included in our dental program is coverage for basic and major dental. We also have orthodontic coverage for children. Dental Care is a mandatory benefit unless you are covered elsewhere.


Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP)

Our provider can help with: Family and social relationships, personal problems, dependency issues, workplace related advice, legal and financial advice, wellness issues and crisis.


Defined Contribution Pension Plan

This is a non-mandatory benefit to our staff, this pension plan is a plan setup by us in order to assist you to save for retirement.


Vacation & Leave

We believe in taking care of ourselves and our families and support vacation leave after completion of  1-year of service. We recognize all statutory holidays including aboriginal day which falls on June 21.

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