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Contract: KFN Wildlife Monitor (2)

KFN Wildlife Monitor – 2 positions
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 July 25, 2022 and will be completed by November 1, 2022.

Closing Date for this contract is July 13, 2022 by 4:30 p.m. 

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  

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

Healthy Living Coordinator

Internal/External Posting

Status: Permanent, Full-Time
Salary: LT-4, $30.71 to 43.70 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

Benefits:

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

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)

Please submit applications to: Manager HR & Capacity, Nadia Qureshi,

Email ID 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.

Post date:  May 30, 2022

Internal Closing Date: June 06,2022                        
External Closing Date:  June 13,2022

Summer Student Jobs (3)

Three (3) Summer Positions
Please note that to be eligible for these positions the applicant must be between the ages of 15-30.

PWMS (Public Works and Municipal Services) Labourers (- 2 positions)
Job Duration
16 weeks 35 hours per week
Pay Rate
– $20.89
Address/Location of Proposed Job Activities: 15 Sedata St, Burwash Landing, YT Y0B 1V0

This position is designed to provide two individuals who may not have finished high school, or who have limited work experience to gain work experience and skills in the area of Public Works and Municipal Services. They will rotate through a number of duties including 1) assisting Carpenters and Maintenance Workers with home repair and maintenance activities, 2) assist with water delivery and water plant activities, 3) Assist with the set-up, maintenance and take-down of summer culture camps, as well as other emerging tasks as required.

Healthy Living Assistant (1 position)

Job Duration 10 weeks 35 hours per week
Pay Rate – $20.89
Address/Location of Proposed Job Activities: 15 Sedata St, Burwash Landing, YT Y0B 1V0
– This position would plan and organize healthy living activities for the community coordinating events/activities/sports. Individual will also help with the Kluane Day Camp program, organizing the kids camp and activities with the children and assist with other events in the Wellness and Education department by helping coordinate and work with other staff that may have events planned, such as on the land activities, camps, and workshops. The student would gain experience in the recreation field and organizing and planning events. The position would also gain experience in the use of digital systems. tools and software such as email, word processing, and spreadsheet applications

HR/Administrative Assistant (1 position)
Job Duration
– 12 weeks – 35 hours per week
Pay Rate – $20.89
Address/Location of Proposed Job Activities: 15 Sedata St, Burwash Landing, YT Y0B 1V0
– This position will perform a variety of administrative support duties, using a computer, filing systems, telephones, emails, etc. Work in the Human Resource office will expose the student to leadership and positive organizational values. Spending time, rotationally in other administrative positions will provide a wide range of value to the young person, including technical computer skills.

Deadline to Apply is May 23, 2022

Please submit your resume to: hr.manager@kfn.ca

We appreciate the interest of all applicants however youth who meet the age requirements and meet the qualifications will be shown priority. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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

Interpretive Programmer

Term – May to September (may be recalled for additional terms on a seasonal basis)
Salary: $28.74 to $37.49/ 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.

 (Note: Sunday & Monday Off)

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 21, 2022
Internal Closing Date:  April 28, 2022 or Until filled

PWMS Labourer

Casual-Term: ASAP to September 2022 with possibility of extension
Salary: LT6 – $21.73 to $30.93 per hour (depending on experience)
Based on 70 hours biweekly.

Overview

The PWMS Labourer is responsible for all aspects of municipal services and routine maintenance of Kluane First Nation buildings, roads and capital assets, including housing.  They are also responsible for insuring heating to community buildings and waste removal.

Duties

  • Proper maintenance of the KFN Buildings and that Health and Safety standards are met.
  • Assist with annual water tank cleaning.
  • Maintenance of Community buildings.
  • Service to community buildings including maintenance, servicing and monitoring the wood boilers.
  • Ensuring sufficient supply of wood for the wood boiler.
  • Provide routine maintenance for the Jacquot Building, Health and Social Offices and main Administration building including replacing lights, ensuring toilets and other plumbing fixtures are in working condition, heating systems are working etc.

Any other duties assigned by PWMS Supervisor

Qualifications

Minimum 1-2 years experience as a labourer.

Conditions of Employment

Valid Class 5 Yukon Driver`s license.

Please submit applications to: hr.manager@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:      April 12, 2022
Close date:    April 19, 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

Heritage Manager

Full-Time Indeterminate (office in Burwash Landing)
Salary: $69,844.32 to $99,409.86 per annum, ($38.38 – $54.62/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

  • Training in one or more of the following related fields would be advantageous: archaeology, anthropology, history, library studies, cultural resource management, archives
  • 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

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

Benefits

  • Extended health care
  • RPP
  • Dental Care

Conditions of Employment

  • Valid Class 5 Yukon Driver’s License (personal vehicle or KFN vehicles)
  • Background checks

For more information contact Nadia Qureshi at hr.manager@lands-planner
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.

Posting Date: March 18, 2022

Internal Closing Date: March 25, 2022 – External Closing Date: April 01, 2022 or until filled