Governance Policy Advisor
Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Government

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Posted: 04-03-2019

Closes: 4:00 pm (PST): April 19, 2019


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Governance Policy Advisor - 3 Year - Term Full Time (with possibility of extension)

Implementation, Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in Government
Posting Date: April 2, 2019
Salary: Level 9 Step 1 ($89,724)

Closing Date 4:00pm (PST): April 19, 2019

The Governance Policy Advisor is responsible for providing evidenced-based research, writing reports, dockets and other correspondence, analyzing and providing advice on policies, legislation and a wide range of Implementation issues, including inherent Aboriginal treaty rights, land and resources, fish and wildlife, health, child welfare, social services, education, justice, finance and heritage.

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:
· An advanced post-secondary degree (Masters or PhD) in a relevant field (law, social sciences, business, health, environmental studies, humanities) or equivalent experience;
· Experience leading policy, legislation and/or research projects;
· Strong research, analysis, and/or project management skills;
· Experience in stakeholder management, dispute resolution and negotiations;
· Excellent communication skills (writing, visual, oral) including presentations;
· Finance/budgeting and proposal writing skills;
· Strong supervisory and problem solving skills;
· Demonstrated leadership and decision-making ability;
· Excellent understanding of First Nation, Territorial, and Federal Government operations;
· Proven ability to work independently and in a team environment with minimal supervision.

· Experience working on high-profile internal and intergovernmental/cross-agency policies, strategies and action plans;
· Experience building intergovernmental relationships;
· Knowledge of research and policy tools and methods;
· Formal knowledge/experience working within First Nation governance structures and processes;
· Knowledge of the values, traditions and culture of the Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in;
· Knowledge of the Umbrella Final Agreement, Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in Final and Self Government Agreements;
· Knowledge of modern land claims and treaties;
· 3 years experience working for First Nation, Territorial, or Federal Governments.

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.(same for all positions)
· Criminal Record Check.
· Attendance at General Assemblies, and Community Meetings as required.
· Willingness to travel as required.

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:
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 united future."



Positions open: 1
Hours per Week: 3 Year - Term Full Time (with possibility of extension)
Wage: Level 9 Step 1 ($89,724)

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