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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;

Language Nest Assistant

Casual – Full-Time, Sept/October for 4 weeks
Salary: LT-5 – $25.15 to $35.80 per hour (depending on experience)

Overview

This position is required on a temporary basis to assist in the Language Nest while the Language Nest Coordinator is away.

Duties

The Language Nest Assistant will assist Language Nest Officer with:

  • Material development for new curriculum
  • Review and feedback of new curriculum
  • Coordinating production of 5-minute Language Revitalization video project
  • Planning for community Language Revitalization presentation
  • Planning to coordinate community-level language lessons
  • Practicing minimal co-delivery with LNO
  • Possible minimal co-delivery with LNO of language games in daycare
  • Support to catch up on Language Nest Workplan after COVID-19-specific setbacks

Qualifications

  • Cultural competency in Kluane First Nation Traditional Way
  • Language skills not necessary, exposure is an asset (fluent or silent-speakers in your family)
  • Possessing or willing to learn basic introductory vocabulary in Dan K’e (up to 20 words)
  • Computer skills; comfortable with Microsoft Office and setting up materials for print
  • Strong organizational, communication and facilitation skills

Candidates can submit their resume in confidence to:

hr.manager@kfn.ca prior to 4:30 pm on the closing date.

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

Post date:      August 31, 2021
Closing Date: September 8, 2021

COVID & Community Safety Officer

Contract Opportunity

Timeframe

Term: Contract to run from ASAP to December 31, 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 for more details.

Deadline

Please ensure you have indicated your interest no later than September 13, 2021, at 4:00 pm.

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

On-Call Bank/Post Officer Worker

On-Call Casual
Salary: wage negotiable depending on experience

Overview

This position is an on-call position Monday, Wednesday & Friday 10:00 am- 3:00 pm.

With CIBC, the Clerk will provide consistent banking service by processing transactions in an efficient, accurate, friendly manner with the understanding and application of branch operating policies and procedures.

With Canada Post the Clerk will provide competent mail service in a timely, efficient friendly manner while adhering to Canada Post’s policies and procedures.

Duties

  • Manage CIBC Bank; Financial Responsibility and Accounting Procedures
  • Manage Canada Post; Sort, distribute and process mail into appropriate classifications
  • Displaying excellent written and verbal skills while dealing with the general public and maintaining strict confidentiality
  • Maintain accuracy and attention to detail during financial or postal transactions
  • Other related Postal and Banking duties

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Experience with Customer Service

Conditions of Employment

  • Criminal Records check and credit check.

Please submit applications to: finance.director@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:       July 23, 2021
Close date:      July 30, 2021

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

Family Support Worker

Term to March 31, 2022 – Full-Time with possibility of extension
Salary: LT-4 $29.53 to $42.02 per hour (depending on experience)

Overview

Working as a team member under the direction of the Wellness & Education Director, this position is responsible for proving family support. The position brings resources and information to children and families to assist in building healthy family relationships and in a manner that preserves traditional cultural family practices, teaches traditional values, and allows the opportunity for children to achieve the highest possible quality of life.

This position is available to work remotely from Whitehorse at our Kluane First Nation office or in the community of Burwash Landing.

Duties

  • Implementing in collaboration with departmental counterparts and under the direction of the position supervisor, the MOA on Child Welfare between KFN and YG Health and Social Services
  • Coordinating and facilitating community awareness forums to empower and equip the community, families and parents towards developing risk free environments for children
  • Assisting KFN and the Department to develop and implement culturally appropriate policies and standards surrounding child protection matters
  • Acting to liaise, coordinate and facilitate family support systems with personal and professional resources and assisting in placement and aftercare plans

Qualifications

Certificate or diploma in a family support related field, or equivalence in experience and relevant course work.

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
External Closing Date: August 6, 2021

Lands Manager

Full-Time Indeterminate (min 1 week per month in Burwash Landing)
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 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)

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.

Posting date: July 15 2021
Closing Date:  July 29, 2021

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.

Posting date:  July 15, 2021
Closing Date:  July 29, 2021