• KwänlinWhitehorse
  • Takhini River
  • Dä̀kwä̀kä̀daHaines Junction
  • ShadęlChampagne
  • Tthe yänlinCanyon
  • Lu ghäKlukshu

Competition #22-23-21 St. Elias School Cook

Aug 23, 2022

Shadhäla Äshèyi yè Kwädän, Champagne and Aishihik First Nations or CAFN, is located in the Yukon Territory and northern B.C.  We have one of the most spectacular workplaces in the Yukon and CAFN is one of the First Nations leading the way in Self-Government in Canada.  Our people (dän) are deeply connected to Dákeyi (our land).  We are actively building Dän K’e (our culture and beliefs) back into all that we do.

Through our offices in Dakwäkäda (Haines Junction) and Kwänlin (Whitehorse) our goal is to hire CAFN Citizens as well as skilled people from the Yukon, Canada and beyond, who will help us continue to grow and innovate our Self Government.   We are a competitive employer with strong family and cultural values and generous benefits, and we welcome your interest in advancing our government through employment with our nation.

Term Full-time (ASAP – June 30, 2023)

Salary: Level 4 – $24.89 – $29.11 per hour

Robust Benefits Package

Location: Haines Junction

 Job Summary:

Reporting to the Education Manager, the position is responsible for the St. Elias Community School food service program, and is required to provide age-appropriate nutritious meals and snacks using traditional and non-traditional foods prepared in accordance with Canada’s Aboriginal Food Guide and special dietary needs. The position is an active team member within the Community, interacts appropriately and effectively with children and youth and maintains effective working relationships with parents/caregivers, colleagues and allied professionals. The incumbent will adhere to policies, regulations, and accepted best practices with the provision of food services.

This position is based out of Haines Junction in the St. Elias Community School.

 Education and Experience:

  • Knowledge of traditional food gathering, preservation and cooking techniques
  • Experience in food preparation and serving practices
  • Experience in cooking a variety of meals for groups
  • Knowledge of food safety for children and youth.
  • Experience in meal planning
  • Familiarity with applicable occupational health and safety standards
  • Dietary and allergy awareness re: food preparation.
  • Food Safe Certification

 Conditions of Employment:

  • A valid Yukon Class 5 driver’s license.
  • Criminal Records Check
  • Valid First Aid Certificate or willing to obtain
  • Willingness to work evenings and/or weekends, as required
  • Flexibility in hours worked as directed
  • Extended workdays may be required to accomplish tasks and meet workload demands during peak periods, as directed
  • Mandatory confidentiality is a condition of employment for all CAFN personnel
  • 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.

 An eligibility list will be created from this posting.

Job description: JD_St. Elias School Cook_Feb 7 2020

 Deadline: Open Until Filled

Send current resume and supporting documents to:

Monique Martin – Human Resources Officer

Phone: (867) 456-6888 ext 340

mmartin@cafn.ca