Executive Director
Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Government

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Posted: 09-12-2018

Closes: 09-24-2018


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Executive Director (Term Full Time – 3 years)
Chief and Council
Posting Date: September 11, 2018
Salary: Level 13 Step 1 ($126,579.05 annually)

Closing Date 4:00pm (PST): September 24,2018

Reporting to Chief and Council, the Executive Director is responsible for leading, planning, managing and implementing Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in programs, services and policies and legislation. The position is also responsible for the provision of administrative expertise and overall direction to Directors including but not limited to Finance and Capital, Heritage, Tr'inke Zho Daycare, Human Resources Education & Training, Natural Resources, Administration, Communications, Implementation, Housing and Infrastructure and Health & Social. The position is responsible for monitoring and ensuring that Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in programs remain within established budgets by maintaining a close working relationship with the Departmental Directors and Chief and Council. The position is also responsible for effective liaison, on behalf of Chief and Council, with officials of the Federal, Territorial, Provincial Governments and other agencies in support of Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in strategic plans, goals and objectives.

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:

· Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or transferable degree or equivalent of a minimum of 4 years of experience working with First Nations governments at a senior level;
· Experience with a large staff supervision and general management;
· Experience conducting or participating in government to government negotiations;
· Experienced financial management skills and budgeting processes;
· Experience in planning, directing, developing, implementing and evaluating programs, policies and procedures;
· Experience in conflict management, mediation and problem solving;
· Experience working at the senior management or executive level including the ability to direct, supervise and
evaluate the performance of all levels of personnel;

· Understanding or knowledge of TH Final and Self Government Agreements;
· Sound knowledge of TH social structure, traditions, language and cultural values preferred;
· Sound knowledge of government program requirements and specifically, First Nation government program requirements preferred;
· Knowledge of Federal and Territorial Government programs, regulations and procedures;
· Good knowledge of funding agencies and associated requirements;
· Ability to lead, direct and manage program and policy development and delivery;
· Strong decision making and problem solving skills working within tight timelines;
· Ability to manage high levels of stress effectively;
· Well-developed organizational and time management skills;
· Computer literate. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written;
· Ability to maintain discretion, tact, diplomacy, compassion and good judgment at all times under demanding circumstances and in a dynamic working environment;
· Ability to resolve conflicts and foster unity;
· Ability to make difficult decisions exercising cultural sensitivity;
· Ability to work effectively as part of a management team in a leadership role;
· Ability to establish and maintain professional working relationships with staff, citizens, general public;
· Ability to provide strong leadership and motivate people;
· Ability to work flexible hours.

Conditions of Employment:
· Mandatory confidentiality is a condition of employment for all Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in personnel. Failure to meet this requirement could result in dismissal;
· Criminal Record Check including finger print checks;
· Valid Class 5 Driver's License with clear Driver's abstract;
· Attendance at the General Assemblies, Chief & Council, Elders Council and Youth Council is a requirement of this position.

A detailed job description is available upon request

For more information, contact Human Resources
Phone: (867) 993-7100 – EX: 112 or 126 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 Hwëchi'n Citizens in the pursuit of a strong, healthy, and united future."


Positions open: 1
Hours per Week: Term Full Time - 3 years
Wage: $126,579.05 Annually

Full Time Term

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