Competition #20-21-23 Dän Nakwäkhęl (Immersion Program) Support Officer

Regular Full-time                                                                                      Competition #20-21-23

Salary: Level 7 – $66,480.00 – $77,773.00

Robust Benefits and Pension Package

Location: Haines Junction

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Director of Education, this position is a key role in the Dän kʼè Kwänje Ghàkenīdän program team that ensures the program runs smoothly and Dän Nakwäkhęl are supported. This position acts as the hub of information between students, staff and administration within the Dän kʼè Kwänje Ghàkenīdän Program.

The role of Dän Nakwäkhęl Support Officer is the front-line contact for Dän Nakwäkhęl, helping them to address day-to-day issues and acting as a conduit between the Dän Nakwäkhęl and other CAFN citizen facing programs and services. The Dän Nakwäkhęl Support Officer will also work as part of the One Window resource team within the larger CAFN structure and perform other related duties. 

Education and Experience:

Grade 12 with post-secondary education in business administration, education or other related field along with experience in delivering services or programs to the general public.  Experience in using Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Internet) is required.  Experience in coordinating programs, preferably in a First Nation government, would be an asset.  Proficiency (spoken and written) in Southern Tutchone would be an asset, but is not required. An equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience will be considered.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Willing to respect and maintain confidentiality
  • Valid Yukon Class 5 Drivers License; Yukon Class 4 Drivers License would be an asset
  • Criminal Record Check
  • Valid First Aid Certificate
  • Willingness to work irregular hours, overtime, evenings and/or weekends, when required
  • Knowledge of Southern Tutchone language or willingness to learn
  • All Champagne and Aishihik First Nations employees are expected to conduct their duties in a harmonious and cooperative manner intended to enhance the First Nations efforts to build a strong and prosperous Government.

CAFN is an equal opportunity employer, however, qualified Aboriginal applicants will be given priority in accordance with the Aboriginal Employment Preference Policy of the Canadian Human Rights Commission.

Please note that selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume. We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Temporary Assignments may be considered. Please ensure you have supervisor approval before applying.

An eligibility list will be created from this posting.

Job Description: Dän Nakwäkhęl Support Officer JD Oct 18 2019

Deadline: 4:30 pm on August 28, 2020

Send current resume and supporting documents to:

Megan MacKellar

Human Resources Offer

Fax: (867) 634-7071

Phone: (867) 634-4200 ext. 245

mmackellar@cafn.ca