Manager, Restorative Justice & Community Safety

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


We are seeking a dynamic individual for a critical managerial role responsible for overseeing the day-to-day administration and delivery of culturally appropriate justice, community safety, and diversion programming and services for Kwanlin Dün First Nation (KDFN). This role encompasses leadership in community justice initiatives, restorative justice, traditional decision-making processes, court support services, crime prevention, and community safety and security.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and administer justice and community safety programs ensuring culturally appropriate delivery.
  • Oversee community justice initiatives, restorative justice, and traditional decision-making processes.
  • Provide leadership in court support services, crime prevention, and community safety and security.
  • Ensure programs and services uphold ethical standards and comply with KDFN, territorial, and federal laws and regulations.
  • Foster effective public and client relations to uphold KDFN law and policy.

Required Qualifications (what we look/screen for on your resume):

  • Diploma or equivalent in Justice, Criminology, Aboriginal Justice, or a related field, combined with a minimum of 7 years of recent experience in justice-related roles, preferably within the formal justice system;
  • Experience in case management, client advocacy, mediation, conflict resolution, and counseling, particularly within formal justice contexts (e.g., courts);
  • Recent experience in supervision;
  • Demonstrated project and budget management skills, including negotiation, maintenance, and monitoring of agreements, as well as reporting; and
  • Experience collaborating with justice agencies such as the Yukon Government Justice Department, correctional systems, territorial courts, Public Prosecution Services, and the RCMP is essential.

Note: An equivalent combination of education & training, and considerable experience in the above areas will also be considered.       We encourage those who don’t feel they meet all of the qualifications to still apply.

Required Skills and Attributes (what we asses on/may interview on):

·         Strong leadership and management skills.

·         Cultural competency and sensitivity to Indigenous justice practices.

·         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

·         Ability to manage multiple priorities and partners/clients effectively.

·         Commitment to ethical practice and client-centered care.

·         Knowledge of KDFN history, culture, demographics, families, social dynamics prevailing in the community, our goals and aspirations.

Conditions of Employment: A satisfactory pre-employment criminal records check with vulnerable sector search to be submitted upon hire; valid class 5 Driver’s License.
Job Requirements: Flexibility to work variable hours, including weekends, to address critical community matters as needed.

Additional Information:
*KDFN has generous employer-paid benefits and a matching pension package that commences after 3 months of continued employment plus paid leave accruals. • Please submit your resume and cover letter to: Human Resources via email to or in person to 35 McIntyre Drive. • Kwanlin Dun First Nation citizens/members who would like help with writing or updating your resume, please contact House of Learning. • If you have questions about the recruitment process please contact HR & Training Consultant, Dereck Mukuku, at For a full job description, please access one on our website at We thank all those who apply however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Note: The KDFN Hiring Preference Policy is in effect. KDFN reserves the right to underfill/provide developmental opportunities for this position.
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