Han Language Administrator
Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Government

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Posted: 01-08-2020

Closes: Until Filled


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Han Language Administrator – 1 year Term 
Posting Date:
December 22, 2019
Standard Hours
Bi-Weekly: 75 Full-time
Start date:
L7 S1 ($37.58 hourly)

Closing Date 4:00pm (PST): Until Filled

Reporting to the Heritage Director, this position is responsible for undertaking the documentation of the Hän language and for developing programs and activities that will encourage Citizens to participate in the use of language. The Language Programmer will coordinate a variety of programs including language workshops and classes, translation services, and place names work. The Language Programmer will also coordinate the development of promotional materials aimed at increasing the visibility of the Hän language.

If this opportunity interests you, please submit a cover letter & resume clearly demonstrating the qualifications below, as selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide:

Essential Qualifications:

· Post-Secondary training in Education, Linguistics, or a related discipline;
· Experience in developing Language related programming;
· Knowledge of Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in history, culture and language;
· Experience using a computer and related software;
· Must have strong written and verbal communications skills;
· Experience in public speaking an asset;
· Familiarity with a First Nation language, preferably the Hän language;
· Good organizational, prioritization, multi-tasking and time management skills.


· Experience in public speaking an asset;
· Experience in conducting research and writing proposals;
· Experience in writing reports;
· Experience working with Elders an asset;
· Experience in project management;
· Carry out and update Han Language strategy, as needed;
· Ability to provide leadership to ensure language issues are considered and incorporated into government programming;
· Ability to foster unity and trust among Tr'ondek Hwech'in Elder's, staff and citizenship.

Conditions of Employment:

· Criminal Record Check;
· Driver's license with clear driver's abstract;
· Standard first aid.

A detailed job description is available upon request.

For more information, contact Human Resources
Phone: (867) 993-7100 – EX: 126 or 212 Fax: (867) 993-6553 Email: hrjobs@trondek.ca
Mail: Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in Government, P.O. Box 599, Dawson City, Yukon, Y0B 1G0
Physical Location: 1242 Front Street, Dawson City, Yukon

We thank all applicants, but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

"To work together, to speak with one voice and to serve Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in Citizens in the pursuit of a strong, healthy, and unitedfuture


Positions open: 1
Hours per Week: Bi-Weekly: 75, Full-time
Wage: L7 S1 ($37.58 hourly

Full Time Term Permanent

Application Process

Applicants must include:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter

Apply to: Human Resources
Fax: +1 (867) 993-6553
In Person:
PO Box 599, Dawson City, Yukon Y0B 1G0 Physical Location: 1242 Front Street, Dawson City, Yukon