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Farm Labourer – Auxiliary On Call

Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Government


Farm Labourer – Auxiliary On Call
Department: Wellness – Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Farm
Location: TH Farm, Dawson, Y.T.
Posting Date: January 23, 2023
Standard Hours Bi-Weekly: Auxiliary On-Call
Salary: Level 1 Step 1 ($23.18/hour)

Closing Date 4:00pm (YST): Ongoing

Reporting to the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in (TH) Farm Coordinator, the Farm Labourer is responsible for a variety of duties depending on the seasonal operation of the TH Farm. These duties may include but are not limited to: tilling, shoveling, planting, weeding, feeding livestock, harvest, inventory, cleaning, organizing and other general labour duties such as basic carpentry, supplies pick-up and delivery and basic general maintenance assistance identified by the Farm Coordinator. This position may also assist in the sales of TH Farm products as required.

The TH Farm continues to build knowledge on northern growing and development of food security options through the incorporation of: traditional crops; non-traditional / staple food crops; medicinal herbs, plants, shrubs; animal husbandry; commercial products; and a year-round greenhouse. This year-round farm operation promotes the production of a fresh and sustainable source of food for community members.

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:

  • Basic knowledge of gardening and/or farming practices.
  • Basic knowledge or willingness to learn the process of raising animals for food.
  • Knowledge or willingness to learn acceptable food storage and preservation standards.
  • Ability to work in strenuous positions such as kneeling, crouching, and repetitive movements.
  • Ability to work in various weather conditions including but not limited to: sunny and hot, cold, fog, rain and snowy conditions.
  • Responsible, reliable and accountable to assigned task.


  • Experience with basic general maintenance.
  • Experience dealing tactfully and respectfully with the public.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Criminal Record Check.

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: 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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