Employment Central - Heritage Interpreter – Auxiliary On-Call

Heritage Interpreter – Auxiliary On-Call

Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Government

Heritage Interpreter – Auxiliary On-Call

Department: Heritage
Location: Dänojà Zho Cultural Centre – Dawson Y.T.
Posting Date: February 27, 2023
Standard Hours Bi-Weekly: Auxiliary On-Call
Start Date: Immediately
End Date: Auxiliary On-Call
Salary: Level 1 Step 1 ($23.18 hourly)

Closing Date: On Going

Reporting to the Dänojà Zho Manager, the Heritage Interpreter serves as an ambassador to inspire success and growth of cultural awareness, self-identity, and pride in heritage to the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in membership. This position will deliver messages to the visiting public on the traditional and contemporary Hän experience. This position also researches, plans, develops, presents and evaluates tours and school and public programs that reflect and enhance the traditional and contemporary experience of the Hän. The Heritage Interpreter occasionally works with Heritage Department staff and Robert Service School to assist with various aspects of cultural programming, filing, research and education programs. This position will utilize a variety of interpretational methods, which include audio visual, illustrated talks, lecture, tours, performing arts, off-site experience, and traditional cultural performances. Other related duties may include aspects of the operation and reconciliation of the gift shop operations, cash register and gift shop sales.

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:
  •  Grade 12 (or equivalent) combined with relevant education, experience, skills and abilities in this area.
  •  Experience in public speaking and/or customer service.
  •  Knowledge and experience in traditional / contemporary life ways and values of Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in.
  •  Knowledge and interest in First Nations history, culture, traditions and language is essential.
  •  Basic office, sales and cashier skills.
  •  Ability to adhere to professional work ethics and code of conduct.
  •  Dependable, punctual and flexible.
  •  Must be self-motivated and show initiative, with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

  •  Cross-cultural awareness.
  •  Good communication skills, both oral and written.
  •  Maintain positive outlook towards work, staff and visitors.

Conditions of Employment:
  •  Criminal Records 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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