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Language Nest Officer

Permanent Full-Time
Salary: $52,299 to $74,434 per annum ($28.74 to $49.90 per hour, depending on experience)

Overview

Under the direction of the Language Nest Coordinator (LNC), the Language Nest Officer will assist to adapt and bridge future expansion of curriculum, research and develop curriculum to age appropriate children of the Daycare, Kluane Lake School, and could expand to Day camp and After School Programs . This requires ongoing mentorship with the Language Nest Elder for translation work and continued study to always maintain fluency in the language.

Education and Experience

  • Passing grade in Athabaskan 101 at Yukon University
  • Degree in Linguistics or Education preferred, or two years’ work experience in Education

Knowledge and Skills

  • Ability to establish and a implement programs and activities with emphasis on Southern Tutchone culture
  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural, team environment.
  • Ability to coordinate, plan and direct program to meet goals and objectives.
  • Ability to lead, supervise and relate to children.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Possess good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to motivate others.
  • Ability to resolve conflicts and deal tactfully with others

Conditions of Employment 

  • Valid First Aid,
  • Criminal Records Check, Medical Clearance including TB test
    Willingness and ability to work overtime as required
  • Lifting or moving up to 50lbs may be required.

Please submit applications to: hr.manager@kfn.ca no later than 5:00 pm on the closing date.

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

Posting date: April 19, 2021

Internal Closing Date:  April 26, 2021

Interpretive Programmer

Term – May to September (may be recalled for additional terms on a seasonal basis)
Salary: $28.74 to $49.90 per hour, depending on experience

Overview

Reporting to the Heritage Manager, this position is responsible for developing, coordinating, and delivering the cultural and interpretive programming for the Thechàl Dhal Visitor Centre, and for ensuring that Southern Tutchone language / Dan Kwanje is included in all aspects of this work. The position works Tuesday and Wednesday at the KFN admin building and Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Thechàl Dhal Visitor Centre.

Education and Experience

  • Must be a Kluane First Nation Citizen
  • Experience in delivering messages/information to groups in face-to-face situations for the purpose of education, engagement, entertainment and/or motivation.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledge of Kluane First Nations history, culture, demographics, goals and aspirations
  • Knowledge of Kluane National Park & Reserve
  • Knowledge of interpretive techniques, or willingness to obtain
  • Ability to research, plan, coordinate and implement interpretive programs
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to understand, teach, guide and relate to Kluane First Nation culture
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a team environment
  • Social media experience for promoting programs considered an asset

Conditions of Employment

  • Valid Class 5 Yukon Driver’s License (regional travel required)
  • Willingness and ability to work overtime as required

Please submit applications to: hr.manager@kfn.ca  no later than 5:00 pm on the closing date.

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

Posting date:  April 13, 2021

Internal Closing Date:  April 20, 2021             External Closing Date:  April 27, 2021

Lands Manager

Full-Time Indeterminate (min 1 week per month in Burwash Landing)
Salary: $65,364 to $93,028 per annum, ($35.91-$51.11/hour, depending on experience)

Overview

Reporting to the Director of Lands and Resources and Heritage, the Lands Manager is responsible for all aspects of lands management and co-management within Kluane First Nation traditional territory as it pertains to settlement land, planning and implementation of a settlement land registry. This includes coordination of the KFN Lands Committee reviewing and making recommendations regarding traditional and commercial lease applications, ongoing review of land use policy and procedures, the development of land use plans for KFN settlement lands, and participating in other local and regional land use plan initiatives. This position will require in-depth working knowledge of ESRI ArcGIS and associated apps. This position supervises a Lands Planner, various consultants and summer students.

Education and Experience

  • Degree or Diploma in Lands Management, Environmental Studies, Urban Planning, Resource Management or related field, with related experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered
  • Experience working in a remote community, working with indigenous/multicultural people and communities, ideally in the north

Knowledge and Skills

  • Ability to research, analyse and synthesize a wide variety of documents and information and to present highly technical information in plain-language
  • Ability to use GPS handheld units and to transfer and manipulate data gathered
  • Ability to build strong working relationships both within and outside of KFN
  • Knowledge of Kluane First Nation history, culture and traditions
  • Experience in the back country, wilderness survival skills, ability to safely operate off-road vehicles
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team that includes individuals from diverse backgrounds, including Elders
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong computer (MS Office) and GPS literacy
  • Supervisory, organizational and program management skills

Conditions of Employment

  • Valid Class 5 Yukon Driver’s License (travel required)
  • Standard or Wilderness First Aid Certification (or willingness to obtain)

Please submit applications to: hr.manager@kfn.ca  no later than 5:00 pm on the closing date.

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

Posting date:  April 10, 2021

Internal Closing Date:  April 16, 2021             External Closing Date:  April 23, 2021

Heritage Manager

Full-Time Indeterminate
Salary: $65,364 to $93,028 per annum, ($35.91-$51.11/hr, depending on experience)

Overview

Reporting to the Director of Lands and Resources and Heritage, the Heritage Manager promotes public awareness, appreciation, respect and understanding of all aspects of culture and heritage, implementing Chapter 13 of Kluane First Nation Final Agreement.  Their goal is to manage and protect heritage resources through integrated resource management including land use planning and development assessment, and by promoting the recording and preservation of traditional language, beliefs and oral histories, including legends and traditional knowledge. 

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of one year of post-secondary education in a heritage related field or significant heritage work experience in a First Nation environment
  • Experience in a management or supervisory role
  • Training in one or more of the following related fields would be advantageous: archaeology, anthropology, history, library studies, cultural resource management, archives

Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledge of KFN Final Agreement, Umbrella Final Agreement and corresponding implementation plan
  • Knowledge of Kluane First Nation history, culture and traditions
  • Knowledge of basic heritage programs, protocols and procedures
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team that includes individuals from diverse backgrounds, including Elders
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong computer literacy (MS Office) and organizational skills
  • Able to identify and successfully apply to funding agencies.
  • Strong wilderness and traditional skills
  • Supervisory and program management skills

Please submit applications to: hr.manager@kfn.ca  no later than 5:00 pm on the closing date.

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

Posting date:  April 10, 2021

Closing Date:  April 23, 2021

Director Public Works & Municipal Services (PWMS)

Full-Time Indeterminate
Salary: $79,429 to $111,680 per annum, ($43.09-$61.36 per hour – depending on experience)

Overview

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director Public Works and Municipal Services (PWMS) is responsible for the management and direction of the PWMS department. This includes management and oversight of a variety of programs and staff including Housing (including maintenance and asset management), Capital Projects, Municipal services (water plant operation and water delivery, waste removal, road maintenance).  The Director is also responsible for leading overall capital planning, department budget planning and administration, for researching and securing funding as available and for supervising a staff

Education and Experience

  • Degree or Diploma in related field such as Construction and/or Project Management, Engineering or other related field, as well as experience managing projects, budgets and people in a construction or municipal services operation.
  • Significant work experience in the construction industry including 3-5 years in a management role will be considered as equivalent to formal training

Knowledge and Skills

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Comprehensive knowledge of construction management including understanding of the roles of various trades, estimating, ability to read and interpret blueprints and technical drawings, building codes, contract management and safety practices
  • Knowledge of drinking water safety regulations and waste handling regulations
  • Strong computer literacy (MS Office, construction industry software)

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

Please submit applications to: hr.manager@kfn.ca  no later than 5:00 pm on the closing date.

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

Posting date:  April 10, 2021

Internal Closing Date:  April 16, 2021             External Closing Date:  April 23, 2021

Director of Governance

Full-Time Indeterminate (position location: Whitehorse or Burwash Landing)
Salary: $79,429 to $111,680 per annum, ($43.09-$61.36 per hour – depending on experience)

Overview

Reporting to the Executive Director, and with significant interaction with Chief and Council with respect to the overall implementation of the KFN Final Agreement (FA) and Self-Government Agreement (SGA), this position oversees all negotiations related to the Agreements as the primary non-political representative for KFN. The position is responsible for assisting Council and KFN Committees in establishing priorities for devolution and developing responsibilities and action plans to deal with changes in other government’s policies or legislation, for managing and supervising KFN communications and information management programs, and for coordinating committee support.

Education and Experience

  • Post-Secondary Degree or Diploma in Public Administration, Business Administration, and/or First Nation Management as well as experience working with First Nation governments or administrations, ideally self-governing. Training in accounting and human relations is recommended. 
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to draft legislation
  • Strong computer literacy (MS Office)
  • Excellent organizational skills to manage projects and contracts and to lead strategic planning processes

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

Please submit applications to: hr.manager@kfn.ca  no later than 5:00 pm on the closing date.

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

Posting date:  April 10, 2021

Internal Closing Date:  April 16, 2021             External Closing Date:  April 23, 2021