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PWMS Administrative Coordinator

Full-Time Indeterminate
Level:   LT-4
Salary: $53,737.15 to $76,481.08 per annum, ($29.53 to 42.02/hour depending on experience)

Overview

Reporting to the Director PWMS the PWMS Administrative Coordinator provides administrative and clerical assistance and coordination to Public Works and Municipal Services Department as well as to other Departments on an as needed basis.

Education and Experience

  • Diploma in office administration, with course work and or experience with MS Office programs (Word, Excel, Power Point, Access) with a minimum 2 years of experience in office administration
  • Training in policy development, workplans and budgeting would be an asset
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered

Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of administrative procedures and practices including basic bookkeeping, MS Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access)
  • Knowledge of and ability to maintain manual and computerized filing systems and procedures
  • Knowledge of KFN history, culture and demographics is preferred
  • Good organization and time management skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills (grammar, sentence structure, etc.)
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision
  • Effective customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

Conditions of Employment

  • Valid Class 5 Yukon driver’s license or willingness and ability to obtain
  • Willingness to travel within the territory on occasion

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.

Candidates who do not posess all the qualifications

may be considered for appointment on an underfill basis

Posting date: October 20, 2021.    Internal Closing Date: October 26, 2021

External Closing Date: November 3, 2021, or until filledNOTE: Current employees, KFN citizens and community members will be considered as Internal Applicants.

Director of Governance

Full-Time Indeterminate (position location: Whitehorse or Burwash Landing)
Salary: $80,586.27 to $114,750.80 per annum, ($44.28-$63.03 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.

Closing Date:  October 20, 2021 or until filled

Woodcutter: Elder’s Wood

Looking for contractors to deliver wood to elders:

  • 16” Cord $350
    • Each wood contractor must have a designated woodlot from Lands and Resources;
    • Each contractor must have a signed contract with PWMS designating which elder the wood is for;
    • The wood will be scaled by the Public Works manager upon delivery;
    • Invoice submitted by contractor to PWMS and approved by PWMS;
    • Invoice sent to Finance for payment.

If interested, please contact:
Hazel Skookum at pwms.admasst@kfn.ca or extension 226;
Jason MacDonald at pwms.director@kfn.ca or extension 224;

COVID & Community Safety Officer

Contract Opportunity

Term: Contract to run to November 30, 2021 with the possibility of renewal.

DELIVERABLES

The following duties are required over the course of the project:

  • Coordinate and attend weekly meetings of the KFN COVID Response Team.
  • Attend weekly YG/YFN COVID-19 update meetings.
  • Monitor and update YG phases, orders and guidelines and keep committee members informed.
  • Attend weekly meetings with the YG-Aboriginal Relations Community Liaison.
  • Attend bi-weekly (or as often as deemed necessary) meetings with KFN Directors to address all COVID-related matters.
  • Lead implementation of KFN’s COVID 19 Emergency Response Plan.
  • Conduct relevant research.
  • Develop funding applications.
  • Develop policy documents for review and approval (Management Team, C&C).
  • Track and prepare biweekly reporting on COVID-related activities.
  • Support preparation of communication materials.
  • Support interventions related to COVID such as Lead Hand for COVID Checkpoints.
  • Review daily log reports, reporting to CEMA and/or RCMP violations as required.
  • Tracking & supporting known COVID cases within community.
  • Educating community on current COVID guidelines, restrictions, Orders in Council.
  • Work with KFN’s Emergency Measures Plan (EMP) working group to ensure COVID activities are incorporated in KFN’s emergency planning process and documents.
  • Prepare final report, and other material such as a pandemic plan chapter or the EMP.
  • Finalize the KFN Pandemic Plan. 
    Assist internal KFN departments with implementation of COVID support programs that support mental and physical health activities (ie. Virtual bingo, walking club, etc).
  • Liaison with multiply jurisdictions and organizations (CEMA, RCMP, YFNs, local businesses etc).
  • Ensure continuous coverage for responding to safety concerns.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Valid Class 5 Drivers License.
  • Criminal Records Check.
  • Available to be On-Call and work flexible hours.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft 365 (specifically Outlook, Word, Excel).
  • Proficient communication skills.
  • Knowledge and familiarity with Burwash Landing and Destruction Bay residents.
  • Must reside within Burwash Landing, Destruction Bay or other area within the KFN Traditional Territory.

SUBMISSIONS OF INTEREST – DEADLINE

If you are interested in being considered for this contract, please contact Pauly Sias, Executive Director, Kluane First Nation at executive.director@kfn.ca or at the above contact numbers formore details.

DEADLINE

Please submit your expression of interest ASAP – we will be reviewing submissions as they are received until the contract is filled.

Education Support Coordinator

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL

Status: Permanent, Full-Time
Salary: LT-4, $29.53 to $42.02 per hour (depending on experience)
Based on 70 hours biweekly

Overview

Reporting to the Wellness & Education Director this position will be responsible for supporting the education of Kluane First Nation (KFN) citizens from kindergarten through to Grade 12, Post-Secondary Education, the ISETS program and Adult Education.

This is a hands-on position that will be responsible for advocating for students and ensuring cultural components are included throughout the school experience. The will administer Kluane First Nation Post-Secondary education funding and provide support for all adult education through referrals or other required support.

Education & Experience

  • Completion of Secondary School or equivalent, with coursework in education, administration, recreation or another related field
  • Experience working in a coordinating role
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered

Qualifications

  • Ability to research, plan, coordinate and implement programs and activities to meed identified goals and objectives
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to understand, teach, guide and relate to children
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to resolve conflicts and deal tactfully with others
  • Strong Organizational 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 broad range of educational theory, techniques, and application.

Conditions of Employment

  • First Aid Certificate would be an asset
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license or willingness to obtain with up-to-date driver’s abstract
  • Criminal Records Check

Detailed Job Description

Candidates can submit their resume in confidence to: hr.manager@kfn.ca prior to 5:00 pm on the closing date.

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

Post Date: July 28, 2021
Closing Date: until filled

Healthy Living Coordinator

Status: Permanent, Full-Time
Salary: LT-4, $29.53 to $42.02 per hour (depending on experience)
Based on 70 hours biweekly

Overview

Working as a team member under the direction of the Wellness & Education Director, this position plans, coordinates and delivers a variety of community wellness programs and activities for children, youth, adults and elders.  This position also handles all administrative functions for planned activities and programs and liaises with KFN Citizens and departments as well as community, territorial and NGO partners to explore collaboration and funding opportunities.

Education & Experience

  • Diploma or Degree in recreation or related field plus experience developing and delivering healthy living programs, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Qualifications

  • Ability to research, plan, coordinate and implement multi-faceted events and projects
  • Knowledge of active living practices and how they apply to community recreation
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to counsel youth and act as a positive role model
  • Knowledge of basic budgeting, bookkeeping and basic administrative procedures
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply athletic coaching practices an asset
  • Ability to coordinate and/or supervise casual workers, summer students, volunteers and Elders as needed for programs and activities

Conditions of Employment

  • Valid Class 5 Yukon Driver’s license and willingness to obtain Class 4
  • First Aid/CPR Certification (or willingness to obtain)
  • Criminal Records/Vulnerable Sector Check

Candidates can submit their resume in confidence to: hr.manager@kfn.ca prior to 5:00 pm on the closing date.

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

Post Date: July 23, 2021                           
Closing Date: Until Filled

Heritage Manager

Full-Time Indeterminate
Salary: $67,161.71 to $95,586.75 per annum, ($36.90-$52.52/hour, 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

Download Detailed Job Description.

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.

Closing Date:  October 4, 2021 or until filled