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Harvest Camp: 2 Cooks and 2 Cooks Assistants

Kluane First Nation is seeking 2 Cook’s positions and 2 Cook’s Assistants for the 2020 Harvest Camp to be held at Duke Meadow G/A Site for 7 days from August 23-29. One cook’s position is for Breakfast and Lunch, and the second cook’s position is for Dinners.

COOKS: MORNING/LUNCH/DINNER

Duties and responsibilities include:

  1. Work collaboratively together on the food service for the Harvest Camp
  2. Provide a menu for 7 days (Sunday to Saturday)
  3. Provide a grocery list for menu
  4. Order and pick up groceries in Whitehorse
  5. A meal will be provided for hunters and incoming campers on Sunday, August 23rd (Soup and Bannock)
  6. Cooks will supervise Cook’s Assistant
  7. Cook and Assistant will ensure that kitchen area is cleaned in preparation for 2nd Cook
  8. Cooks and assistants MUST ADHERE TO THE SAFE-6 COVID 19 PROCEDURES https://yukon.ca/sites/yukon.ca/files/safe_6_poster_p2_english_web.pdf
  9. Cook’s must have FoodSafe certification
  10. All kitchen staff will help with grocery pack up on last day
  11. Groceries will be returned to the Jacquot Hall or distributed to participants on last day
  12. All kitchen supplies to be cleaned and brought back to Jacquot Hall

If interested, submit your name to:

Geraldine Pope, Director of Lands & Resources, 1-867-841-4274 EXT. 230
Kathleen Johnson, Director of Wellness & Education, 1-867-841-4274 EXT. 253 we.director@kfn.ca

HARVEST CAMP ASSISTANT

Kluane First Nation is seeking a Camp Assistant position for the 2020 Harvest Camp to be held at Duke Meadow G/A Site for 8 days from August 23-29.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  1. Assist with the set up and take down of Camp
  2. Work with the Public Works & Maintenance Team
  3. Work with the Harvest Camp teams
  4. General duties include:
    • tending outdoor fires
    • garbage removal from sites
    • water stations filled
    • splitting and packing wood
    • remove litter from camp area or tent areas after sessions
    • clear grounds of debris after completion of camps
  5. Other related duties might include assisting sessional teachers when needed
  6. Camp Assistant MUST ADHERE TO THE SAFE-6 COVID 19 PROCEDURES: https://yukon.ca/sites/yukon.ca/files/safe_6_poster_p2_english_web.pdf
  7. Help kitchen staff with grocery pack up on last day
  8. Ensure grounds are cleared of litter on last day

If interested, submit your name to:

Geraldine Pope, Director of Lands & Resources, 1-867-841-4274 EXT. 230
Kathleen Johnson, Director of Wellness & Education, 1-867-841-4274 EXT. 253 we.director@kfn.ca

KCDLP: Administrative Assistant

The Corporation:

Kluane Community Development Limited Partnership (KCDLP) operates and manages a variety of businesses and projects primarily within the traditional territory of Kluane First Nation. KCDLP is an independent business corporation providing services and managing businesses and projects in various sectors; such as, construction, economic development services, energy, community store, tourism, business development, real estate, lands planning and community development.

Reporting to the General Manager, the Administrative Assistant performs a variety of important administrative support roles and functions at the KCDLP Office in Burwash Landing, Yukon.  The Administrative Assistant liaises closely with the main KCDLP Office located in Whitehorse, Yukon.  The main duties of this position are as follows:

  1. Office Administration – The Administrative Assistant works regular business hours, other than when administrative support services are required for evening meetings of the Board of Directors. The Administrative Assistant ensures that basic office functions and systems are effectively operating at the Burwash Landing office, including; reception services, mail and correspondence is tracked and processed, office inventory needs are met, records-management / filing systems are maintained, insurances are kept up to date, WCB and OH&S reports are filed, and all financial transaction documents and employee time-sheets are submitted to the Finance Manager at the Whitehorse Office in a timely manner.
  • Fuel Administration Services – Kluane Energy Limited Partnership (KELP) is a subsidiary corporation of KCDLP, and provides home and commercial fuel services and deliveries to the community and region.  These include the gas-bar, heating fuel, gasoline and diesel.  The Administrative Assistant receives fuel orders, arranges for sales, schedules and dispatches the Fuel Truck Operator, follows established procedures and facilitates and tracks the necessary paperwork for subsequent invoicing by the Finance Manager at the Whitehorse office.  The duties also include regular monitoring of fuel inventories and ordering fuels as required.
  • Administrative Support to the Board of Directors – Provides administrative support to the Board of Directors, including; scheduling of meetings, preparing agendas, minutes, tracking action items, assisting with correspondence preparation, arranging travel and submitting honoraria and expense claims. The Board may schedule 1 to 3 evening meeting per month, between 5:30-7:30 pm.
  • Administrative Support to Senior Management – The Administrative Assistant provides general administrative support to the General Manager, Executive Director and Finance Manager as required.
  •  Human Resources Administrative Assistance – The Administrative Assistant maintains a Human Resources Management System consisting of form templates to facilitate the recruitment of personnel as required, including; Job Postings, Job Descriptions and Letters of Offer / Employment for all positions within the Corporation. The Administrative Assistance also ensures that all completed forms and any wage changes are submitted to the Finance Manager on a timely basis.

Education / Experience:

  • Diploma in Office Administration, or equivalent working experience with a Grade 12 diploma.
  • Minimum of two years of experience in an office administrative role.
  • Basic knowledge of Human Resources is an asset.
  • Experience working directly with a Board of Directors is considered an asset.
  • Digital fluency (computer skills, internet skills, etc.).
  • RCM Police Criminal Records / Background Check.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training, skills and experience.

Pay and Benefits:

  • $25.00 – $30.00 per hour commensurate with education, skills, experience and job performance.
  • Employee Extended Health Plan (following the mandatory 3-month Probation Period).

Preferential Hire Statement:

Whenever possible, the first preference for hiring will be afforded to qualified people of Kluane First Nation, and then to qualified people of First Nation’s ancestry.

Applicant Information:

Candidates may submit their Resume and Cover Letter to the General Manager at gm@kluanecorp.ca  The Closing Date for this competition is “open until filled” Thank you in advance for your application, however only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Environmental/YESSA Officer

Internal Posting

Full-Time Permanent
Salary: $52,299 to $74,434 per annum (Based on 70 hours biweekly)

Overview

Under the direction of the Natural Resources Manger, the Environmental Officer is responsible for monitoring and administering environmental acts, regulations, policies and procedures. This includes assessing development applications where KFN has jurisdiction and making recommendations regarding those applications to senior staff or Council. As well, they are responsible for monitoring projects within KFN jurisdiction or in co-management areas and serve as the overall technical support to KFN in matters relating to the environment.

Duties

  • Implementing and coordinating KFN’s responsibilities under YESAA
  • Engage with Haines Junction Designated Office on projects in KFN Traditional Territory
  • Work with YESSA templates to address values, impacts and mitigations
  • Conduct and perform environmental assessments and compliance monitoring by on-site visits and reviewing developer/operator terms and conditions on permits and licenses
  • Collection and dissemination of environmental issues related information including research and adaptation by gathering information from citizens, articles, and other government agencies
  • Monitor environmental cleanups
  • Assist in the development of a strategy to deal with environmental issues facing the KFN Traditional Territory

Qualifications

The position requires a minimum of 2 years Post-Secondary Education in the field of environmental assessment (YESAA) or completion of Environmental Officer Training Program or equivalent. Some work experience in environmental assessment and monitoring.

Please submit applications to: careers@kfn.ca  or fax to (867) 841-5900 no later than 5:00 pm on the closing date.

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

Post date:        August 5, 2020
Close date:      August 12, 2020

Governance Director

Governance Director

Internal Posting

Full-Time Permanent
Salary: $78,429 to $111,680 per annum (Based on 70 hours biweekly)

Overview:

This position takes direction from Executive Director, Chief and Council with respect to the overall implementation of the KFN Final Agreement (FA) and Self-Government Agreement (SGA). This includes overseeing all negotiations related to the Agreements and acting as the primary non-political representative for KFN. The position is responsible for assisting Council in establishing priorities for devolution and developing responsibilities and action plans to deal with changes in other government’s policies or legislation.

This position is also responsible for managing KFN Data Unit.

Primary duties and responsibilities:

  • Implement KFN FA and SGA including related tasks and negotiations
  • Coordinate negotiation priorities with department directors to ensure the FN is prepared when a Transfer Agreement (FTA) is signed
  • In consultation with Executive Director and Council, develop or oversee the development of policy & legislation including the proper review and presentation to the General Assembly and coordinate the implementation of resolutions
  • Represent KFN on intergovernmental technical working level with Yukon First Nations, Canadian Self-government Indigenous governments, territorial and federal government, FN organizations, and other governments.
  • Oversee departmental staff and contractors, and provide detailed knowledgeable direction
  • Ensure Council & Chief are sufficiently briefed on important issues affecting the FN, and that they are fully briefed for making informed decisions and representing the Nations interests.
  • Participate on boards and committees as required
  • Manage implementation of a KFN data unit in collaboration with other KFN Government departments.
  • Provide project management expertise to implement Council’s priority projects.
  • Other Duties as required

Education/Experience:

The successful candidate will have a degree or experience in Public Administration, Business Administration, and FN Management. Training in accounting and human relations is recommended.  They should also have experience working with FNs.

Conditions of Employment:

This person will display a willingness to participate in a management training programs to build their personal knowledge and overall KFN capacity. They must have Cross-cultural and Environmental Awareness and Sensitivity and adhere to strict confidentiality practices.

To be considered for this position, please submit your resume, in confidence, to careers@kfn.ca no later than 5:00 pm on the closing date.

Post date:        August 5, 2020
Close date:      August 12, 2020

CAMP ASSISTANTS – IMMEDIATE FILL

Kluane Energy Limited Partnership (“KELP”) is a corporation with an independent mandate to manage certain business interests of the Kluane First Nation.  The corporation is seeking qualified, suitable and motivated candidates to fill the following two (2) positions on a priority basis. Please submit your resume to the General Manager at gm@kluanecorp.ca or by dropping it off at the Kluane Community Development Corporation Office at 11 Sedata Street, Burwash Landing, Yukon.  Kluane First Nation Preferential Hire Policy applies for KFN Citizens who meet the required qualifications.

General Working Conditions:

  • The Camp Assistants will work irregular hours in order to meet the service needs of the Camp Bunk-House, including assisting the Camp Cook with meal preparations and clean-up, as well as janitorial, house-keeping, and laundry services.
  • The Camp Assistants will be provided with a room in the Bunk-House, on agreeable terms, if other accommodation is not available in the Community.
  • The Camp Assistants are regarded as “seasonal positions” and will remain in place until the Camp Bunk-House closes for the Season, or when the last Work-Crews depart.  This usually in the Fall.
  • The Camp Assistants will strictly adhere to Covid-free Safe Practices and Policies.
  • All Employees, along with guests are required to follow the Camp Rules.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The Camp Assistants will work as the Camp Cook’s helpers, and will also maintain the general tidiness and cleanliness of the Camp Bunk-House and grounds.  This includes janitorial, house-keeping and laundry services as required.
  • Qualifications:
    • Minimum age of 19 Years (Yukon age of majority).
    • Food Safe Certificate (or obtain).
    • WHIMIS (or obtain).
    • Some experience as a Cook’s helper.
    • Some experience with cleaning, janitorial, house-keeping and laundry washing.
    • Physically fit to stand for long periods and carry boxes of groceries and supplies.
  • Start Date:  July 28, 2020
  • Wage Level:  $23.00 – $26.00 per Hour dependent on skills and experience.
  • Hours of Work: The Camp Assistant(s) will be scheduled by the Supervisor, and these hours will depend on when the Camp Bunk-House has clients. This could be full-time, part-time or auxiliary on-call work.  Work scheduling will vary depending on operational needs.

Closing Date:  This is an expedient hire, so the Closing Date for the Cook Assistant is July 24, 2020 at 4:00 PM or until filled.

CAMP COOK – IMMEDIATE FILL

Contract Employment Opportunity

Kluane Energy Limited Partnership (“KELP”) is a corporation with an independent mandate to manage certain business interests of the Kluane First Nation.  The corporation is seeking a qualified, suitable and motivated candidate to fulfill the duties of Camp Cook at the Kluane Camp Bunk-House on a priority basis. Please submit your Resume or Expression of Interest to the General Manager at gm@kluanecorp.ca or by dropping it off at the Kluane Community Development Corporation Office at 11 Sedata Street, Burwash Landing, Yukon.  Kluane First Nation Preferential Contract Policy applies for KFN Citizens who meet the required qualifications.

General Working Conditions:

  • The Camp Cook will work irregular hours to ensure that Camp Work-Crews are provided with healthy and diverse Meals, including Breakfast, Dinner and Take-Away / Field Lunches.
  • The Camp Cook will be provided with a room in the Bunk-House, on agreeable terms, if other accommodation is not available in the Community.
  • The Camp Cook will be engaged under a per diem employment contract.
  • The employment contract will remain in place until the Camp Bunk-House closes for the Season, or when the last Work-Crews depart. This normally occurs in the Fall.
  • The Camp Cook will strictly adhere to Covid-free Safe Practices and Policies.
  • Employees and guest residents are required to follow the Camp Rules.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The Camp Cook is responsible for the management of the Camp Kitchen Facility including meal planning for resident work-crews, menu selection, food preparation, serving, clean-up and kitchen organization and sanitization. The Camp Cook will prepare a list of grocery and supply needs on an ongoing basis, and will maximize food use and minimize food waste. The Camp Cook will abide by all safe cooking and food preservation practices and regulations.
    • The Camp Cook will supervise the Camp Assistants.

Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 or GED.
    • Cooking credentials and proven experience.
    • Camp Cook experience preferred.
    • Food Safe Certificate.
    • WHIMIS.
    • Menu / Meal Planning.
    • Bulk Grocery Ordering.
    • Food Inventory Management and Storage.
    • Kitchen Sanitization Procedures.
    • Familiar with Food Services Legislation, Regulations and Best Practices.
    • Safety Training / Experience.
    • Ability to Supervise, Train and provide Direction.
    • Highly Organized with strong Planning Skills.
    • Good Communications and Relationship-building skills.
    • Physically fit to stand for long periods and carry boxes of groceries and supplies.
    • Driver’s License is an asset.
  • Start Date:  July 22 or 23, 2020
  • Wage Level:  Per Diem of between $400-$500 per day, dependent on experience.
  • Hours of Work:  The Camp Cook will work the necessary hours to ensure that Camp guests are provided with quality meals and services.

Closing Date:  This is an expedient hire, so the Closing Date for the Camp Cook is July 20, 2020 at 4:00 PM or until filled.

Thank you to all that submit a resume or expression of interest in the Camp Cook position, and please be advised that only those considered as having the necessary skills and experience will be contacted.

Finance Officer

Internal Posting

Finance Officer
Eight month term with possibility of extension
Salary: starting at $28.74/hr

Overview

Under the direction of the Finance Director, this position performs the accounts payable and payroll function for Kluane First Nation. They also provide bookkeeping and accounting functions for Kluane First Nation projects; and perform other duties necessary to assist the Finance Director

Duties

  • Process invoices for Accounts Payable – matching PO’s, Department and Account Codes
  • Process payroll including checking time sheets, imputing information into the system, direct deposition etc.
  • Maintain confidential personnel files
  • Prepare T4 and T4A’s
  • Other duties as required to assist the Finance Director

Qualifications

Minimum completion of 1st year of office administration or 1st and/or 2nd year commerce.  Minimum two years’ work experience working as a bookkeeper.

Candidates can submit their resume in confidence to: careers@kfn.ca

We thank you in advance for your application, however only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Post date:                    July 7, 2020
Closing date:               July 15, 2020

RFP: DKRRC Community Interviewer

The Dän Keyi Renewable Resources Council (DKRRC) is accepting proposals for a Community Interviewer or Interviewers to coordinate a series of interviews with local residents and frequent land users of the Kluane First Nation (KFN) Core Area. The successful candidate(s) will work with the DKRRC to revise interview questions, independently coordinate in- person interviews with participants and report back to the DKRRC on the data collected through the interviews.

This project is a component of the DKRRC Wildlife Observations Project. Download the RFP package or contact the DKRRC Executive Director, Pauly Sias at: dankeyirrc@northwestel.net, 841-5820

Deadline for proposal submissions is midnight on SEPTEMBER 11, 2020.

Proposals should be submitted to:

Dän Keyi RRC
Box 50 Burwash Landing YT Y0B 1V0
or email to: dankeyirrc@northwestel.net

Heritage Manager

Internal Posting

Permanent Full-Time
Salary: $65,364 to $93,028 per annum

Overview

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

Duties

  • Implementation of the KFN Final Agreement Chapter and any other sections/clauses dealing with Heritage.
  • Attend meetings on behalf of KFN.
  • Preservation and promote awareness of KFN/First Nations art, language, and culture.
  • Archiving and recording historical material.

Qualifications

Requires a minimum of one year of university/college education in a heritage related field or significant corresponding work experience in a First Nation environment.  It would also be an advantage to have specific training in one or more of the following fields:

  • Archaeology
  • Anthropology
  • History
  • Library Studies
  • Cultural Resource Management
  • Archives

Minimum 1-year experience in a management role.

Please submit applications to:  careers@kfn.ca or fax to (867) 841-5900 no later than 5:00 pm on the closing date.
Thank you for your application, however, only qualifying candidates will be contacted.

Post date: June 29, 2020
Close date: July 6, 2020