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

Competition #22-23-29 Funding and Contract Officer (Term)

Nov 1, 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 (2 – 3 month term)

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

Location: Haines Junction

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Administration and Information Manager, this position is responsible for executing the contribution agreement and contract administration process and the administration of all contribution agreements, contracts, tenders, and requests for proposals (RFPs) within Champagne and Aishihik First Nations (CAFN). It also assists program managers with contract and financial management services including advising on contract management, financial and variance reporting and assisting with budget preparation for projects and/or initiatives that are externally funded and performs other related duties.

Education and Experience:

Diploma in business management or related field. Experience in a contract administration is required. Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is required. Experience using computerized financial systems such as SAGE would be an asset. Those with 2-3 years of relevant training and/or experience may be equally considered.

Conditions of Employment:
  • A valid Yukon Class 5 Driver’s License
  • Criminal Records Check
  • Willing and able to travel to other CAFN communities, as required
  • Willingness to work overtime, as required
  • Willingness to work evenings and/or weekends, as required
  • 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.

An eligibility list will be created from this posting.

Job description: JD Funding and Contract Officer Oct 27, 2021 final

Deadline: 4:30 pm on November 7, 2022

Send current resume and supporting documents to:

Monique Martin – Human Resources Officer

Phone: (867) 334-6272

mmartin@cafn.ca