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

Competition #22-23-26 Occupational Health and Safety Officer

Oct 25, 2022

Competition #22-23-26   Occupational Health and Safety Officer

Term Full-time (ASAP to October 2026)

Salary: Level 8, $79,393.00 – $92,879.00

Robust Benefits Package

Location: Haines Junction

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Director of Human Resources (HR), the Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) Officer is responsible for establishing and maintaining the organization’s safety program (inspections, investigations, emergency preparedness and safety training), and ensuring that CAFN is in compliance with all OH&S legislation and safety components of the OH&S Act and other applicable legislations.

Education and Experience:

Post-secondary education or acceptable technical training in a related field of occupational health and safety. Those with 2-3 years of relevant training and/or experience may be equally considered. 

Conditions of Employment:

  • Criminal Record Check
  • A valid Yukon Class 5 driver’s license
  • Standard First Aid and CPR or willingness to obtain
  • Medical Responder Level 2 First Aid ticket or willingness to obtain
  • Willing and able to travel to other CAFN communities and camps, as directed
  • Willingness to work variable hours, including evenings and/or weekends, as directed
  • Ability to lift and carry light-weight objects (5-30 lbs) while conducting inspections, testing, and carrying equipment and supplies
  • 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.

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

Job description: Occupational Health and Safety Officer JD July 30 2020_Final

Deadline: November 9, 2022

Send current resume and supporting documents to:

Megan MacKellar

Human Resources Officer

Fax: (867) 634-7071

Phone: (867) 634-4200 ext. 245

mmackellar@cafn.ca