Fire Smart Labourers (6 positions & 4 AOC alternates)

Kwanlin Dün First Nation
Kwanlin Dün First Nation
35 McIntyre Drive, Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 5A5, Canada (Whitehorse, YT)
Full time
Hours / week:
35 hours/week
Wage / Salary:
Not Disclosed
Date posted:
Closing date:


Reporting to the Crew Supervisor, the Fire-Smart Labourers work as contributing members of the Fire-Smart Crew.  The Labourer does not operate a chain-saw. The main duties are to remove, pile and burn brush that has been cut by the saw operators and crew supervisors in accordance with safety procedures. You will perform other duties as required.  These are very physical jobs, taking place out doors that require you to dress appropriately.


You must be able to work well with your team members and follow directions. Strict adherence to safety is required, including abiding by new COVID-19 Safety Protocols. The ability to work successfully in a team environment is crucial.


Successful applicants must be committed to the full length of employment. We will be seeking references from applicants who can attest to your punctuality, dependability and reliability. Physical and mental wellness including living a healthy lifestyle (alcohol and drug free) is required.



  • Past experience working as a labourer (or similar) is an asset
  • Successful experience working in a team environment, with an ability to work well with others and follows direction
  • Experience meeting deadlines and getting jobs completed in the time frame scheduled
  • Valid First Aid certificate is required – please provide a copy with your resume
  • ISEPS training fund eligibility is an asset


Job requirements

  • Abide by safety legislation, wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), and adhere to KDFN safety policies & procedures at all times
  • Class 5 Drivers license and acceptable driver abstract is an asset
  • Physically fit, able to lift up to 50 lbs. independently and willing to work in a variety of weather conditions (sun, wind, rain & snow)


Additional Information:
Please submit your resume and cover letter to: Human Resources, at the KDFN Finance Building, via fax to 633-8414 or by email to Note: for those submitting applications via email, you will receive a confirmation email response within 2 business days of receipt of your resume. If you do not receive a response after 2 days, please contact the HR Unit at 633-7800. We thank all those who apply; only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. You must have the legal right to live and work in Canada We do not accept sponsorships at this time. For more information, please visit the KDFN HR Offices or access information on our website at An eligibility list may be established from this competition
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