Implementation Policy Advisor
Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Government

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Posted: 05-14-2018

Closes: 4:00pm (PST): May 25, 2018


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Implementation Policy Advisor – Permanent Full Time – A.S.A.P.
Posting Date: May 11, 2018
Salary: Level 9 Step 1 -3 - Range: ($86,925.90 - $95,618.49 Annually) – Dependent on Experience

                                                           Closing Date 4:00pm (PST): Date: May 25, 2018

The Implementation 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, 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:

· 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.
· Excellent communication skills (writing, visual, oral) including presentations.
· Finance / budgeting skills. Proposal writing;
· Supervisory skills; Problem-solving;
· Planning, organizing, goal setting and work-plans;
· Leadership and decision-making skills;
· Understanding of how First Nation, Territorial, and Federal Governments operate;
· Proven ability to work independently, with minimum supervision and within a team;
· Strong analytical skills and judgement: Ability to identify issues and analyze information to make considered decisions and recommendations;
· Relationship management: The ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative internal and external relationships with groups and individuals;
· Cultural and environmental awareness: Awareness of the political, cultural, social and economic environment in which Self-Governing First Nations operate;
· Communication: The ability to both orally and in written format express thoughts, ideas, or complex information with clarity and present a consistent point of view;
· Self-motivated: The ability to be proactive, resilient, be able to meet deadlines, and drive for solutions in an agile and demanding environment;
· Professional integrity: The ability to act in a manner that conveys high personal and professional standards consistent with the
principles of importance to the Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in Government.

· 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.
· At least 3 years' experience working for First Nation, Territorial, or Federal Governments.
· MS Access; Desktop Publishing;
· Related work experience;
· TH knowledge.

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 ; Class 4 Drivers License and Drivers Abstract;
· Attendance at General Assemblies, and Community Meetings as required;
· Willingness to travel as required.
· Possess or willingness to obtain; Class 5 Driver's License, First Aid / CPR Certificate;
Wilderness First Aid, Firearm Safety Certificate and Possession Acquisition Certificate, Marine Pleasure Craft Operators License,
ATV Safety and GPS.

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'ondek Hwech'in Citizens in the pursuit of a strong, healthy, and united future."







Positions open: 1
Hours per Week: Permanent Full Time
Wage: Level 9 Step 1 -3 - Range: ($86,925.90 - $95,618.49 Annually) – Dependent on Experience

Full Time 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