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16 Jun 2021

Yellowknives Dene First Nation Seeking Human Resources Generalist

Yellowknives Dene First Nation –  Dettah, NT

Job Description

Yellowknives Dene First Nation

Do you want to be part of a diverse group of team members who take pride in moving their community forward? Then come and work with one of Northwest Territories progressive First Nations and finish each day knowing you have made a difference!

The Yellowknives Dene First Nation is looking for an individual who is self-driven, team oriented with a positive attitude and who possess the education, knowledge and skills to fill this challenging and rewarding role of:

Human Resources Generalist

Under the authority of the YKDFN Government Chiefs and Council and under the direct supervision of the Human Resources Manager, the Human Resources Generalist will provide support services and coordination of all aspects of human resources functions and duties. The position will also provide liaison services and advice to impact Participation Agreements (PA) with mining companies to ensure that established goals and objectives are met as per defined priorities, timelines and budgets of a workplan.

The ideal candidate for this position will have completed a Certificate or Diploma in Business Management with a focus in Human Resource Management with a minimum of two (2) years of related work experience; or an equivalent combination of education and training in human resources field coupled with at least four (4) years relevant work experience will be considered. The candidate must be able to work with minimal supervision and interact with individuals of all levels in a friendly yet professional manner.

A valid Class 5 driver’s licence and private vehicle is required as this position is located in Dettah. The ability to speak a Dene language and previous experience in working with First Nations organizations are all definite assets.

A detailed job description for this position is available upon request.

The Yellowknives Dene First Nation offers a competitive wage with excellent comprehensive group insurance coverage and benefits, along with a fun work environment with exceptional diverse cultural oriented people.

How to Apply

To be considered, a cover letter and resumé must be submitted to the Human Resources office by closing date of June 18, 2021.

Fax, email or drop off your resumé to:

Human Resources Division

Yellowknives Dene First Nation

P.O. Box 2514

Yellowknife, NT X1A 2P8

Fax: (867) 873-5969


We thank all who apply and advise that only those short listed will be contacted.

Advertised until: 2021-07-16

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