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Heritage Manager

Full-Time Indeterminate
Salary: $65,364 to $93,028 per annum, ($35.91-$51.11/hr, depending on experience)


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

Please submit applications to:  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 10, 2021

Closing Date:  April 23, 2021