Employment Central - Justice Coordinator

Justice Coordinator

Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Government



Competition # 001-08-2022

Justice Coordinator - Permanent
Department: Wellness
Location: Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Offices – Dawson Y.T.
Posting Date: August 9, 2022
Standard Hours Bi-Weekly: 75 flexible hours
Start Date: Immediately
Salary: Level 7 Step 1 ($80,110.74 annually )

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

Reporting to the Wellness Programs and Services Manager, position requires the application of specialized knowledge in the dynamics of victimization, community organization and development, and corrections. The Justice Coordinator is responsible for developing and overseeing programing that is rooted in the principles of restorative justice for victims and offenders, promoting safe and secure communities, and other justice matters that impact the community. Work is performed within the framework of community / balanced and restorative justice, addressing the needs of offenders and their families within the three primary areas of accountability, competency development, and public safety. The position provides a point of reference and referral for justice-related inquiries from the community, assists with justice-related activities as required by the community, supervises, supports, and facilitates offenders’ completion of conference agreements, informs victims on an ongoing basis as to the status of conference agreements, provides mentorship to local youth through involvement in restorative youth programming in the community and assists in the establishment of restorative youth programming opportunities within the community including, but not limited to, on the land camps.

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 Degree or completion of coursework in Social Work, Sociology, Criminology, Corrections, Psychology, or a related field of study. An equivalent combination education, training, skills and abilities may be considered.
  • Minimum two (2) years’ of experience working in a similar role delivering crime counseling services to victim, offender, family and community.
  • Knowledge of the interpretation and application of Canadian, Territorial and local laws and regulations that may apply to situations involving offenders and their families.
  • Understanding of the dynamics of victimization and the ability to communicate empathetically with crime victims.
  • Working knowledge of the judicial system.
  • Ability to prepare clear and meaningful reports, document work activities, and communicate effectively.
  • Conflict resolution and mediation skills.
  • Ability to organize, promote, and carry out community activities that lead to crime prevention.

  • Ability to facilitate conferences.
  • Well-developed human relations, interviewing, counseling, and writing skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and time limitations.
  • Ability and desire to work as part of a team of professionals.

Conditions of Employment:
  • Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening.
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License and clear Driver’s abstract.
  • Standard First Aid certification.

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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