Indigenous Court Worker

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


We are seeking a qualified Indigenous Court Worker to provide support to First Nation citizens in understanding the conventional court system and its’ processes, including alternative processes, understand their rights and responsibilities and provide then with overall guidance and assistance.


You will be a contributing member of a team working to improve justice services for First Nations’ people throughout the Yukon.  You will be able to form positive working relationships, be guided by professional ethics, and have excellent time management and organizational skills.  Solid writing skills are required in this role. Knowledge of and experience working in the conventional court system is an asset.



  • Post-secondary diploma in criminal justice or related field or relevant post-secondary education, training and experience related to Yukon First Nation issues and justice initiatives;
  • Experience with the Canadian Criminal Code and the Youth Criminal Justice Act.
  • Experience working with various Federal, Territorial, and First Nation Acts, Legislation, Policies, and Procedures as they relate to Justice.
  • Knowledge of and experience with Yukon court processes;
  • Knowledge of and experience working with in partnership with other criminal justice agencies & various community support agencies for both offenders and victims;
  • Knowledge of alternative and restorative justice measures such as victim/offender mediation and diversion is an asset;
  • Experience in the use of computer software (Microsoft systems).
  • Experience working in an environment that requires an understanding and practice of confidentiality is essential for this work.
    • Valid class 5 driver’s license and access to a personal vehicle
    • Satisfactory pre-employment criminal records check with vulnerable sector search


Compassion, empathy, and solid oral and written communications skills are valued and will be assessed further.


Note:  *An underfill/developmental opportunity may be considered for Indigenous Candidates*


Knowledge of Yukon First Nations’ history and experiences with the traditional court systems, residential schools and the on-going inter-generational effects, specific to justice, child care services and social programming, and a familiarity with Kwanlin Dün First Nation history, culture, goals and aspirations is required for success in this position.


Conditions of Employment: 

Additional Information:
Please submit your resume and cover letter to: Human Resources, at the KDFN Administration Building (35 McIntyre Drive), via fax (867-633-8414), or via email to Note: For those submitting applications via email, you will receive a response within two (2) business days stating that your email has been received. If you do not receive this response, please contact the KDFN HR Department at 633-7800. The KDFN Hiring Preference Policy is in effect, please self-identify if you are KDFN. We thank all those who apply but 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 a full job description, please visit the KDFN Finance & HR Offices or access one on our website at: An eligibility list may be established from this competition to fill identical or similar positions.
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