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Internal/External Posting

Lands, Resources & Heritage Director

Status: Permanent, Full-Time

Salary: LT-2, $51.41 to $72.30 per hour (depending on experience)

Based on 70 hours biweekly


Reporting to the Executive Director this position is responsible for the implementation of the Kluane First Nation Land Claim Agreement and overseeing the protection and development of Kluane First Nation Land, Resources, and Heritage. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee the Land, Resources and Heritage Departments.
  • Implement the Kluane First Nation Final Agreement.
  • Identify areas of cultural, ecological, economic, historical or social importance
  • Develop policies and land-use plans in accordance with the goals and purposes of the First Nation.
  • Assist the public in understanding the laws, policies, and activities of the department.
  • Conduct research and analysis of existing and proposed policies, regulations, operational procedures and legislative changes, examining policy options and their implications and recommending the most appropriate course of action.
  • Liaise and maintain a good working relationship with First Nations, industry and federal and territorial government officials on land, resources and heritage management issues
  • Provide functional advice to the Chief and Council and staff on issues relating to land, resources and heritage

Education and Experience

The successful candidate will possess a degree in Land Management, Resource Management, First Nation Management, Public Administration or equivalent.  In addition, they should possess training in financial management and human resources.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledge of Kluane First Nation history, culture, and traditions.
  • Ability to lead, plan, direct, set goals, objectives, and priorities, facilitate strategies, work plans, and staff/citizen development and training plans.
  • Ability to set direction for others and evaluate progress.
  • Ability to develop budgets and manage financial and material resources.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks and deadlines.
  • Ability to develop and implement legislation, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to put political direction into action.
  • Ability to facilitate small to large groups.
  • Ability to deal effectively with boards and committees from within and outside the organization.


  • Extended Health care
  • Pension Plan
  • Illness
  • Travel Insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Dental Care

Conditions of Employment

  • Valid Class 5 Yukon Drivers Licence (some travel required)
  • Criminal Records Check
  • Willingness to work extra hours as required to accomplish the goals of the position.
  • Willingness to participate in a management training program to build KFN capacity and must have cross-cultural and environmental awareness.

Please submit applications to: Manager HR & Capacity-Nadia Qureshi at  no later than 5:00 pm on the closing date.

Thank you for your application, however, only qualifying candidates will be contacted.

Posting date:  February 16, 2024

    Internal Closing Date:  February 23, 2024   External Closing Date:  March 1,2024/Until filled

Note. *Internal Postings are open to all KFN Citizens, community members’ and current KFN employees as the priority in consideration for new employment opportunities within Kluane First Nation.