Heritage Sites Coordinator

Tr’ondek Hwech’in
Front Street, Dawson (Dawson City, YT)
Full time
Hours / week:
37.5 hours/week
Wage / Salary:
Not Disclosed
Date posted:
Closing date:


Heritage Sites Coordinator - Term

Department: Heritage
Location: Tr’ondek Hwech’in Offices – Dawson, YT
Posting Date: April 21, 2023
Standard Hours Bi-Weekly: 75
Start Date: Immediately
End Date: November 3, 2023
Salary: Level 7 Step 1 ($3,081.18 bi-weekly)
Closing Date: Until Filled

Reporting to the Director of Heritage, this position is responsible for coordinating Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in heritage sites and for programming that occurs in other heritage sites within the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Traditional Territory. The incumbent will supervise
the Heritage Site Caretakers and carpentry crews located at any of the heritage sites.

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 Diploma/Certificate and/or extensive experience working in the Heritage/Cultural Resource Management field, historic sites management, land-based tourism, or similar field of study. Or Red Seal and/or valid journeyperson
carpenter certification with five (5) + years’ experience working in historic sites carpentry, maintenance, planning, coordination may be considered. An equivalent combination of knowledge, skills and experience may also be considered.
• Knowledge of Yukon First Nations and the community’s heritage, traditions, and history.
• Ability to manage projects and program budgets and multi funder budgets.
• Strong written and oral communication skills including technical writing, proposals, presentations, etc.
• Experience in organizing and prioritizing work commitments and meeting deadlines.
• Experience in staff supervision and carpentry apprenticeship mentoring.
• Basic knowledge of Canadian and Yukon Building Codes or a willingness to learn.
• Good conflict resolution, problem solving, and mediation skills.

• Strong organizational, prioritization, multi-tasking and time management skills.
• Strong negotiation and communication skills.
• Ability to assist development of and to maintain budgets.
• Ability to coordinate multiple projects and meet critical deadlines with minimal supervision.

Conditions of Employment:
• Criminal Record Check.
• Advanced Wilderness First Aid Certificate.
• Class 5 Driver’s License and clear driver’s abstract; class 4 (an asset).

A detailed job description is available upon request.

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