Student Weekend Farm Labourer

Tr’ondek Hwech’in
Tr’ondek Hwech’in Government
Front Street, Dawson City, Yukon Territory, Y0B 1G0, Canada (Dawson City, YT)
Hours / week:
Not Specified
Wage / Salary:
Not Disclosed
Date posted:
Closing date:


Competition #: 004-12-2023

Student Weekend Farm Labourer – Term
Department:  Wellness
Location: Tr’ondek Hwech’in Farm – Dawson, YT
Posting Date: December 14, 2023
Standard Hours Bi-Weekly:  30 hours
Start Date:  Immediately
End Date:  May 31, 2024
Salary:  $17-20/hour 

Closing Date:  Until Filled 

Reporting to the Youth Field Supervisor, this student position will assist in undertaking any number of farm tasks, including, seasonal site maintenance, plant management, animal care and land preparations on the TH Teaching and Working Farm located on the Traditional Territory of the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in.

The TH Farm continues to build knowledge on northern growing and development of food security options through the incorporation of: traditional crops; non-traditional / staple food crops; medicinal herbs, plants, shrubs; animal husbandry; commercial products; and working towards building a year-round greenhouse. This year-round farm operation promotes the production of a fresh and sustainable source of food for community members. 

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:  

  • Must be a TH citizen (ages 15-17 years). 
  • Appreciation for, and interest in, the Agricultural farming industry. 
  • Punctuality and dependability. 
  • Ability to take accountability for work schedule. 
  • Ability to develop effective cooperative working relations with a wide variety of individuals. 


  • Interest and experience with on the land work activities an asset. 
  • Interest and experience with on the land assessment and management an asset. 

 A detailed job description is available upon request.

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