TH Handyperson/General Labourer
Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Government

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Posted: 04-13-2018

Closes: 4:00 pm (PST): April 27, 2018


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TH Farm Handyperson/General Labourer –TH Working Farm - Term Full time – (A.S.A.P. -October 26, 2018)

Education & Training
Posting Date: April 13, 2018
Salary: Level 4 Step 4 - $31.28/Hr.

Closing Date 4:00pm (PST): April 27, 2018

Under the supervision of the Farm Manager, the Farm Handyperson/General Labourer is responsible for a variety of duties. These duties can include but are not limited to general carpentry, mechanical maintenance of farm equipment, general maintenance of farm buildings, supplies

pick-up and delivery, general maintenance assistance not covered through the Housing & Infrastructure maintenance department.
Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in working farm continues to build their knowledge on northern growing and development of food security options. This year-round sustainable farm will produce a fresh source of food, including meat, for TH citizens and other community members. The Farm will incorporate TH traditional crops, non-traditional but staple food crops, medicinal herb, plants and shrubs, animal husbandry, resulting commercial products, etc., in an on-the-land seasonal and year-round greenhouse growing and shelters in multiple locations on Traditional Territory. Taking day to day task direction from the Farm Manager who reports directly to the TH Director of Education & Training, this position will undertake any number of farm maintenance tasks on the farm equipment and buildings.

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:

· Appreciation for and interest in the Agricultural farming industry;
· Experience in general construction and mechanical repairs;
· Basic knowledge in mechanical operations of farm equipment;
· Ability to develop effective cooperative working relations with a wide variety of individuals from all walks of life including senior levels of government;
· Ability to take accountability for work schedule;
· Ability to report to work on time;
· Experience in general maintenance;
· Experience in using hand and electrical tools;
· Experience driving various vehicles (trucks, ATVs, boats, trailers, tractors, etc.);
· Knowledge and experience in mechanical repairs of farm equipment (eg. fluid changes, basic repairs, etc.)
· Experience dealing tactfully and respectfully with the public;
· Good organizational and time management skills;
· Ability to work efficiently without a lead supervisor;
· Responsible, reliable and accountable to assigned task;
· Punctuality and dependability;
· Good verbal and written communication skills;
· Ability to follow direction and established procedures;
· Ability to record assignment from verbal request;
· Ability to coordinate multiple job tasks within the farm environment.

· Grade 12 with some experience in general construction and mechanical repairs;
· Familiarity with TH Land & Resources Act;
· Related Work Experience;
· ATV Safety.

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 ;
· Driver's License; Clear Driver's Abstract to use TH vehicles;
· Standard First Aid – willingness to enroll if not already trained – over term when offered;
· Willingness to engage in basic skills training in agriculture at minimum;
· Participate in Farm Equipment use training;
· Ability to work a flexible work schedule when required;
· Ability to lift heavy objects.

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: Term Full Time – A.S.A.P – October 26, 2018
Wage: Level 4 Step 4 ($31.28/Hr.)

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