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Community Health Representative - Term

Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Government

Competition #: 011-03-2023

Community Health Representative – Term

Department: Wellness
Location: Tr’ondek Hwech’in Offices – Dawson, YT
Posting Date: March 27, 2023
Standard Hours Bi-Weekly: 75
Start Date: Immediately
End Date: December 3, 2023 (with possible extension)
Salary: Level 7 Step 1 ($ 3,081.18 biweekly)

Closing Date 4:00pm (YST): Until Filled

Reporting to the Health Programs & Services Manager, the Community Health Representative (CHR) is responsible for participating in the delivery of health programs to TH citizens that promote health education, awareness, prevention and healthy lifestyles in order to protect, prevent and reduce the incidence of chronic and communicable diseases, injuries, disabilities and premature passings. As a member of the Wellness team, and to ensure that citizens understand their conditions and treatment, receive appropriate care, assistance and supports, the CHR serves as an advocate for citizens and liaises between patients, families, Yukon Government health medical professionals and staff, and the federal Non-Insured Health Benefits Program when required. The CHR meets these objectives through community health surveillance, effective health programs and initiatives, by using a collaborative case management approach and by ensuring that TH culture and traditions are included in health service delivery.

An Eligibility List may be established from this competition – the duration of the eligibility list may be up to 12 months. The eligibility list may be used to fill future permanent full-time, permanent part-time, temporary full-time, temporary part-time, term, or auxiliary on-call vacancies within the same department and classification based on the organizational needs by going the next highest ranked candidate until the eligibility list expires.

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. Applications will not be accepted without a cover letter and resume.

Essential Qualifications:
  • Post-Secondary Certificate / Diploma in Public Health, Nursing, Nutrition, Social Work or a related field. An equivalent combination of education, training, skills and experience may be considered.
  • Experience in community-based health, social or wellness programs.
  • Plan, organize, implement, deliver and evaluate health related programs.
  • Prioritize and organize work commitments.
  • Computer proficiency.
  • Prepare and manage budgets.
  • Positive influence, role-model, demonstrate wellness, maturity & integrity.
  • Excellent communication skills, including verbal, listening and written.

  • Knowledge of, or willing to learn, Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in government structure, culture, traditions, history, demographics, family structures and socio-economic dynamics, challenges and aspirations.
  • Critical thinking, problem-solving and conflict resolution.
  • Prioritize and organize work commitments.
  • Research and analysis.

Conditions of Employment:
  • Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening.
  • Class 5 Driver’s License with Clear Driver’s Abstract.
  • Standard First Aid certification.
  • Foodsafe Level 1 certification.
  • TH101 cultural awareness.

A detailed job description is available upon request.

For more information, contact Human Resources
Phone: (867) 993-7100 – EX: 126 or 133 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 Hwëch’in Citizens in the pursuit of a strong, healthy, and united future.”

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