Policy Analyst

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


Position:                               Policy Analyst

Department:                       Executive Council Office/Governance

Term:                                    Permanent & Term – 2 years  

Start:                                     ASAP

Kwanlin Dün First Nation, Executive Council Office is seeking Policy Analysts to join their team. Reporting to the Director of Governance, this position is responsible for developing and analyzing substantive Kwanlin Dün First Nation (KDFN) government policy initiatives, providing Council with concise and essential information on which to make informed decisions.

We are seeking a strategic individual with critical thinking skills and solid research abilities.  You will have a genuine interest in policy development and implementation and must like working on a variety of policy projects.  Analyzing a broad variety of policy projects and making recommendations are components of the work and strong oral and written communication skills are essential for success.


  • Degree in Public Administration, Political Science or related field;
  • Experience researching, assessing and developing policy options and coordinating policy processes;
  • Experience providing advice and recommendations on complex subjects, issues and policy options to senior management and leaders;
  • Experience working in a First Nation government may be considered an asset.

Knowledge of and familiarity with Kwanlin Dün First Nation history, culture, goals and aspirations is required for success in the role. 

Conditions of Employment: Valid Class 5 Driver’s license and personal transportation is an asset. Proof of both COVID-19 vaccinations. Occasional overtime, including attendance at General Assemblies is required.

Salary:                       $76,531 to $105,410.76 per annum ($42.05-$57.92 per hour) (Level 7) based on a 35-hour work week*

Closing Date:            Wednesday, January 26th, 2022 at 4:30pm

*KDFN has a generous fully employer paid benefits package that commences after 3 months, and various generous paid leaves available as well.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to: Human Resources via email to resume@kdfn.net

Note: For those submitting applications via email, you will receive a manual response stating that your email has been received. If you do not receive this manual response, please contact the Human Resources Unit at 633-7800.

For a full job description, please access one on our website at http://www.kwanlindun.com/employment

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 this position.

An eligibility list may be established from this competition to hire identical or similar positions in the future.

Note: Temporary Assignments from other governments and organizations are open for discussion & consideration.

Please ensure you have supervisor approval before applying.

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