Community Gardening & Maintenance Workers
Kwanlin Dün First Nation

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Posted: 05-21-2019

Closes: Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 4:30pm


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Kwanlin Dun First Nation
35 McIntyre Drive
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 5A5
Ph: (867) 633-7800
Fax: (867) 668-5057



Position: Community Gardening & Maintenance Workers (2 – 3 positions)
Department: Community Services – Capital Infrastructure
Term: Starting approximately June 3, 2019 to September 30 2019
Salary: Starting at $20 per hour, depending on experience
Closing Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 4:30pm

Are you unemployed or under-employed and between 17 and 29 years of age?

Are you interested in working in our community, maintaining parks and greenspaces, caring for our ball park, playground and garden boxes at the buildings?

Are you interested in learning about minor building and residential repairs?

Are you keen to learn about and safely use small equipment?

If so, please consider putting in your resume for work this summer!

These positions are funded in part by Canada, as a result there are requirements you must meet to be considered. They are:

1. Submitting a letter of interest and current up to date resume
2. You must be a citizen of Kwanlin Dün First Nation, a benefactor, or other documented First Nation (must declare, include this in your resume or cover letter!)
3. You must have finished grade 10 (or equivalent) AND due to funding restrictions, be between the age of 17-29
4. Must be unemployed OR under employed; eligibility for ALFA funding is an asset

Other important points to note:
You must be able to follow instructions, take direction from a supervisor and work successfully in a team environment. Lifting, pushing & pulling of up to 50 lbs independently is required.

You will be safety conscious, and you have to follow safety policies and procedures.

A great deal of the work takes place outdoors so you must be willing and able to work in a variety of weather conditions.

Include in your resume any training, certificates, tickets, experiences or basic skills you have (carpentry, lawn care, home maintenance & repair, gardening, tree planting and general labour). Having a valid class 5 driver's license is an asset

Job Requirements: You must be physically fit and have the mental and physical requirements to meet the demands of the position. First aid & CPR and other safety training may be required and we can facilitate training if you do not have these up to date.

If you are interested in putting your name forward for this opportunity, please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining why you are interested in the opportunity to, or by fax to (867) 633-8414 or drop it off at 35 McIntyre Drive, attention: Cynthia James, Human Resource Advisor.

Please visit or contact Human Resources or the House of Learning Education staff at 633-7800 for more information about this opportunity.


Positions open: 2 – 3 positions
Hours per Week: Full-Time
Wage: Starting at $20 per hour, depending on experience

Full Time Term

Application Process

Applicants must include:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter

Apply to: Human Resources
Fax: +1 ((867)633) 8414
In Person:
drop it off at 35 McIntyre Drive, attention: Cynthia James, Human Resource Advisor