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Contract: Wildlife Monitor

KFN Wildlife Monitor – 1 position

Lands, Resources and Heritage Branch

Scope of Services Description:

1. Attend weekly meetings with the Natural Resources Branch to plan where the Wildlife Monitors will patrol – talk about any issues to be addressed;

2. Collect and report information on wildlife within the Kluane First Nation Traditional Territory;

3. Conduct patrols within the Traditional Territory to ensure regulations and harvest quotas;

4. Serve as a liaison between the First Nation and enforcement officials;

5. Working knowledge of the YG Wildlife regulation summary;

6. Conduct the collection of Fish and Wildlife Harvest Survey for the current seasons harvest;

7. Identification of possible local fish and wildlife issues and concerns, i.e.: meat wastage, habitat degradation, littering, etc.;

8. Serve as a contact for citizens to report infractions such as poaching or over harvesting;

9. Write daily reports, recording of contacts, completing wildlife monitor harvest record, wildlife viewing and patrol forms, all documents have to be typed and submitted with your invoice;

10. Work when required with the KFN L, R & H Department Staff.

Requirements for Performance of Services:

A long-standing connection to the land and experience living on the land, back country travel, ability to interact with people, particularly hunters and recreational groups, with tactful, productive skill. 

Knowledge of the Kluane First Nation Traditional Territory; wildlife generally resident within the Traditional Territory including the migration routes, general population, life cycles and traditional uses; KFN history, traditions and culture; wilderness survival skills including the ability to live off the land, operate off-road vehicles and survive in remote locations.

To lead by example there will be no personal hunting or guiding others to hunt while on patrol.  At all times you must respect the “No Harvest Area” in the Kluane National Park and Reserve.

The contract will be for fall season and work is to commence immediately and will be completed by November 1, 2022

This posting will be open until filled.

The contractors will be responsible for supplying their own vehicles, snowmobiles, and ATV’s.

Please contact Kristy Kennedy 867-334-1397, for further information.

Send resume to resource.manager@kfn.ca  or drop off at the KFN office: Attention: Kristy

Director Public Works & Municipal Services (PWMS)

Internal/External Posting 

Status: Permanent, Full-Time 
Salary: LT-2, $48.05 to $67.57 per hour (depending on experience) 
Based on 70 hours biweekly 

Overview 

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Public Works and Municipal Services (PWMS) Director is responsible for the overall administration of the KFN PWMS Department. The Director will provide management and direction for housing, capital projects, and public works. The Director is also responsible for leading capital planning, departmental budget planning, and securing project funding. 

Primary Duties and responsibilities 

  • Direct, monitor and oversee all the activities of the PWMS Department. 
  • Lead the restructuring of the PWMS department, its roles and responsibilities based on the recent evaluation and Council’s strategic priorities. 
  • Develop and implement a housing and infrastructure strategy for the Traditional Territory in consultation with Council, Elders, other KFN departments, Citizens and other local people. 
  • Prepare an annual department plan, operating and capital budget for Council approval based on Council’s strategic priorities. 
  • Provide on-going needs assessments for housing, capital infrastructure and public works. 
  • Establish and oversee the implementation of health and safety standards and requirements for all department employees and workspaces, including the Occupational Health and Safety Act, safety meetings, initiatives and compliance. 
  • Ensure staff are sufficiently trained to carry out their duties and responsibilities in a safe and productive manner and in accordance with regulations. 
  • Resolve any problems with contractors or work crews. 
  • Develop policies for determining housing allocation, renovation priorities and construction priorities. 
  • Develop and schedule maintenance and replacement procedures for buildings and other assets owned by KFN. 
  • Develop new housing initiatives. 

Education and Experience 

  • The individual in this position should possess a degree in Construction Management, Project Management, Civil Engineering or in a related, relevant field. 
  • Extensive experience in cost estimating, project development and management, budgeting, and financial management are required with a minimum of five (5) years in public works or a related field at a mid- to senior-level supervisory position with an eagerness to continue to develop professionally. 
  • Experience in strategic planning, annual budget processes, financing reporting and forecasting. 
  • Significant experience in a management role in the construction industry (or a related field) will be considered as equivalent to formal training. 

Knowledge and Skills 

  • Knowledge of Yukon First Nation history, culture, and traditions. 
  • Strong leadership, project management, organizational and supervisory skills. 
  • Strong financial management skills. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to lead, motivate and mentor staff. 
  • Ability to resolve conflicts in a positive and constructive manner. 
  • Comprehensive knowledge of construction management including: o Understanding the roles of various trades 
    • Cost and material estimating 
    • Project scheduling 
    • Leading design development and managing consultants. 
    • The ability to read and interpret construction drawings 
    • Understanding and implementing building codes 
    • Writing, negotiating, and administering contracts 
    • Familiarity with CCDC and CCA contract formats 
    • Tendering procedures 
  • Knowledge of drinking water and waste handling safety procedures and regulations. 
  • Strong computer literacy in Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Word) and preferably also experience of using project management, property management or construction industry software) 

Benefits: 

  • Extended Health care 
  • Pension 
  • 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 

Please submit applications to: Manager HR & Capacity-Nadia Qureshi at 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: July 22,2022 

Internal Closing Date: July 29,2022
External Closing Date: August 5,2022/Until filled 

Wellness and Education Director

Status: Permanent, Full-Time
Salary: LT-2, $48.05 to $67.57 per hour (depending on experience)
Based on 70 hours biweekly

Overview

Kluane First Nation is a self-governing First Nation located at Burwash Landing on the shores of Kluane Lake in the Yukon. Under the direction of the Executive Director this position will be responsible for the overall administration of the Wellness & Education Department. The incumbent’s primary role is to provide direction and guidance to the Wellness and Education Team, work closely with the Management Team, and ensure that the appropriate polices are developed and implemented. 

Primary Duties and responsibilities

  • Provide direction to the Wellness, Social and Education department in developing and carrying out the goals, objectives, and strategies of the KFN government as laid out in the strategic plan approved by Council.
  • Develop and monitor budgets, work plans, policies & procedures in a timely manner for these departments.
  • They will focus on providing leadership and the delivery of innovative and comprehensive Wellness & Education programming for KFN Government and Citizens in consultation with the Management Team.
  • They will ensure compliance to all applicable regulations and legislation and keep in line with new Federal/ Territorial initiatives and policies that pertain to KFN government.
  • Overseeing or conducting proposal writing and fundraising activities for the department
  • Managing departmental contracts and contractors.
  • Hiring, supervising, and monitoring departmental staff.
  • Conducting annual performance appraisals for departmental staff and following up on any issues that arise from the appraisals.
  • Manage Kluane Day-care: supervise staff, liaison with YG Childcare Services, monitor safety and well-being of the children, liaison with parents and provide culturally relevant programming.
  • Act as the Kluane First Nation representative at the bi-monthly Health Commission & the Education Committee meetings at CYFN.
  • Be the KFN catalyst for language programming at the day care, schools, KFN Government and in general.
  • Related duties and/or other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Experience

Degree or Diploma in a field related to Education, Bachelor/Master of Social Work, Public Administration or equivalent experience and experience working in Health and/or social administration minimum five (5) years of experience.

Benefits:

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

Conditions of EmploymentValid Class 5 Yukon Driver`s license, Criminal Records Check, Valid Basic First Aid, willingness to travel, etc. ​

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.

Internal post date: July 22,2022
Internal close date: July 29,2022

Cook and Cook Helper

For Language Nest Family Camp
On August 8th-11th, 2022
At Silver City

Duties include:

• Prepare menu for submission

• Travel for grocery pickup

• Preparing and serving meals, beverage servicesfor up to 25 people:

o All meals for 4 days

• Food Safe certificate required

• Maintain a clean kitchen & serving environment (during and after event)

• Learn 4 sentences in Dan K’e to use at camp

For further information please contact:

Sharda Ayotte-O’Connor, Email:langnest.officer@kfn.ca

DEADLINE TO APPLY July 29th, 2022

Carpenter

Status: Permanent, Full-Time
Salary: LT4 – $28.16 to $39.23 per hour (depending on experience)
Based on 70 hours biweekly.

Overview

Under the direction of the Housing Manager the Carpenter will perform all types of rough or finishing carpentry work as directed for renovations and new housing projects on Kluane First Nation housing units and other buildings as required. They may assist with new unit carpentry requirements.

Duties

• Interpret part and assembly drawings

• Calculate and estimate and select materials/tools most suitable for job required

• Set up and operate woodworking machines and run hand and power tools

• Perform a variety of carpentry work for construction, fabrication and repair

• Locate and install prefabricated wood and metal parts

• Dismantle, repair, and erect various types of roofing and flashing as required

• Install flooring, wall panelling and trim

• Inspect, clean and maintain trade tools and equipment

• Submit verbal and written reports to the Housing Manager

Qualifications

Candidates who have Carpentry Journeyman certification or Apprenticeship papers will be preferred or a combination of relevant training courses and related field and relevant experience. Kluane First Nation hiring policy applicable.

Conditions of Employment

Valid Class 5 Yukon Driver`s license. Must have own carpentry tools.

Please submit applications to: hr.manager@kfn.ca no later than 4:00 pm on the closing date.

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

Post date: July 11, 2022
Internal Closing Date: July 18, 2022
External Closing Date : July 25, 2022

Coordinator: Language Nest Family Camp

June 13th – August 12th, 2022

Term: Contract to run from June 13th until August 12th, 2022
Level LT-4: $30.71 to $43.70 per hour (depending on experience)

Coordinator needed For Dádunèna yè Yààkets’adan Nanááje 2022 (Language Nest Family Camp)

The following duties are required:

  • Coordinate with Kluane First Nation Language Nest Department, Yukon Native Language Centre, and Parents
  • Participation in Study Group (minimum 22 hours for June & July)
  • Review and revise a budget
  • Set up camp and take down
  • Coordinate Language Teachers
  • Plan daily Cultural activities for the week for children aged 5 – 12 years
  • Hire cooks and maintenance for camp
  • Put in all invoices for workers
  • Submit a final report for KFN

Requirements: Criminal Records Check, First Aid Certificate, Valid Class 4 Drivers License or willingness and ability to obtain.

Deadline to Apply: June 10, 2022

If interested please contact: Kathleen Johnson, Director of Wellness & Education 1 (867) 841-4274 (ext. 235) or 1 (867) 333-1120

Finance Clerk

Full-Time, Permanent – (office in Burwash Landing)
Salary: LT5 – $26.16 to $37.23 per hour (depending on experience)
Based on 70 hours biweekly.

Overview

Under the direction of the Finance Director, this position performs the accounts payable 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 cheque requests
  • Process cheque runs
  • Filing
  • Respond to enquiries regarding Accounts Payable
  • Reconcile Accounts Payable
  • Preparation and maintenance of lists of Accounts receivable
  • Maintain vendor files
  • Process travel claims
  • Assist in annual audit
  • 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.

Benefits

  • Extended health care
  • Dental Care
  • Life Insurance
  • RPP

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

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

Post date:                 April 27, 2022
Closing date:           May 04, 2022 or Until Filled

Summer Day Camp Coordinator

Seasonal, Full-Time Position – June 13 to August 19, 2022
Level LT-5: $26.16 – $37.23 per hour (depending on experience)

Overview:

Reporting to the Wellness and Education Director, this position will be responsible for promoting good health in children and ensures a safe, healthy physical environment and for creating a learning environment that meets the emotional, physical, social and cognitive needs of young children for the Summer Youth Camp Program. The Day Camp Coordinator will plan and lead daily activities of children ages 5 – 12years

The Day Camp Coordinator is a role model and as such is required to lead a healthy lifestyle including responsible and active living, and participation in cultural and traditional activities. The position supervises one Youth Camp Assistant and up to approximately 15 public school aged youth. The position is based in Burwash Landing.

Qualifications:

  • 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.
  • Knowledge of KFN’s history, culture, demographics, goals and aspirations
  • Awareness of social issues affecting First Nations and non-First Nations children
  • Knowledge of recreational, social and life skills programming and activities relevant to First Nations and small northern communities
  • Knowledge of disciplinary theories and practices for children

Education/Experience:

Degree or Diploma in Education, Recreation or other relevant area and experience working with school aged children in a cross-cultural recreation program. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Conditions of Employment:

First aid certificate, Criminal Records Check, Valid Class 4 Driver’s License or willingness and ability to obtain within 30 days of employment.

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

Posting Date:  April 06, 2022            
Internal Closing Date: April 13, 2022
(External Closing Date:  May 20, 2022) or until fill