Fire Smart Crew Leader
Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Government

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Posted: 09-15-2020

Closes: 4:00pm (PST): September 29, 2020


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Fire Smart Crew Leader - Term
Department: Housing and Infrastructure
Posting Date: September 15, 2020
Standard Hours Bi-Weekly: 75
Start Date: A.S.A.P
End Date: October 23, 2020
Salary: Level 4 Step 1 (28.95/hour)

                                                                        Closing Date 4:00pm (PST): September 29, 2020

Reporting to the Capital Projects Planner, the Fire Smart Crew Leader will supervise a multi-person crew, to complete the project outlined for the current year. This position will work out in the field and on various types of terrain and in all-weather to assess and manage risk as well as direct the Fire Smart Crew Members to complete the project. The Fire Smart Crew Leader will supervise the Fire Smart Crew Members and assure all health and safety measures are being adhered to at all times. This position will be responsible for some administrative duties, such as reports, checklists and payroll.

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:
· Experience in providing project direction, coaching and supervision to staff;
· Standard First Aid;
· Chainsaw Safety Course and 1-2 seasons experience running a chainsaw for an extended period of time;
· Knowledge of wildland fire fuels;
· Experience implementing health and safety measures and monitoring staff;
· Computer proficiency including Microsoft applications, research and e-mail correspondence;
· Experience navigating using GPS systems, compass and maps.

· Wilderness First Aid;
· Technical Free Falling and brushing certificate, or a related certification;
· Previous experience working on Fire Smart project(s).

Conditions of Employment:
· Criminal record check;
· Standard First Aid Certificate at time of hire; Willing to get Wilderness First Aid or Specialized First Aid certificate;
· Valid Class 5 Drivers license;
· Chainsaw Safety Course and/or Technical Tree falling and brushing certification(s);
· ATV Safety;
· Willingness to obtain bear aware safety and other related coursework as identified.

A detailed job description is available upon request.

For more information, contact Human Resources
Phone: (867) 993-7100 – EX: 126 or 170 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: Bi-Weekly: 75, Full-time
Wage: Level 4 Step 1 (28.95/hour)

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