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

Competition #23-24-01 Director of Property Services

Apr 4, 2023

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 Self Government through employment with our nation.

Regular Full-time 
Salary: Level 10 – $112,726.00 – $137,020.00
Robust Benefits and Pension Package
Location: Haines Junction
Job Summary:
Reporting to the Executive Director and sitting as a member of the Management Committee, this senior management position directs the activities of the Department of Property Services, including planning, management and evaluation of the Department’s program areas for Housing, Property Management, Capital Works and Municipal Services. This position manages human resources, fiscal allocations, capital assets, program delivery and portfolio management and delivery of associated services to CAFN Citizens, in line with the Department’s mandate. The Director ensures that operational and capital plans are prepared for the Department and properly implemented and evaluated. This position communicates with CAFN Citizens, agencies and partners, and performs other related duties as required.
Education and Experience:
Successful completion of a degree in Commerce, Business or Public Administration, Business Administration or related field, and experience in a senior public sector position, preferably in a First Nations environment. Experience working in the housing or municipal industry is an asset. Extensive knowledge and experience in supervising and/or leading staff, developing and managing programs is required.
Conditions of Employment:
• Criminal Record Check.
• Valid Yukon Class 5 driver’s license
• Willing and able to travel to CAFN communities
• Willingness to work variable hours, including evenings and weekends
• 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.

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

Job description: JD_Director of Property Services_2023

Deadline: 4:30 pm on May 5, 2023

Send current resume and supporting documents to:
Megan MacKellar
Human Resources Officer
Phone: (867) 634-4200 ext. 245