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Why Work for Teslin Tlingit Council?

Teslin Tlingit Council (TTC) is one of the first four Yukon First Nations to negotiate self-government with the federal government. We are a small, but talented and committed team who appreciate the skills and knowledge of new employees. TTC provides a unique opportunity to work with a government that is closely linked to the people and culture it serves. TTC believes in a safe and respectful workplace for its employees, in keeping with Tlingit values.

Teslin Tlingit Traditional Territory is located in and around the scenic Village of Teslin, 186 km south of Whitehorse. This small community offers a unique and unparalleled quality of life.

TTC Preferential Hire Policy

TTC aims to provide maximum employment opportunities for Citizens. Hiring preference wherever possible is given to TTC Citizens and their spouses. Preference is also given to other First Nation applicants. TTC employs both non-aboriginal and aboriginal employees. All individuals with the required skill sets are encouraged to apply for advertised positions. TTC Citizens are encouraged to contact Human Resources for advice and assistance with resumes, interview techniques, training options and career development.

Current Employment Opportunities:


Natural Resources Manager
Lands and Resources
Teslin Tlingit Council

Reporting to the Director of Lands and Resources, and working closely with other Lands and Resources staff, the incumbent is responsible for developing, directing, coordinating, implementing and evaluating a wide variety of projects and initiatives related to the protection, use of, and interaction with the Teslin Tlingit ecosystem. This position supports TTC efforts to effectively fulfil its mandate under its Final and Self Government Agreements, other related agreements, TTC legislation and TTC’s asserted claims for Aboriginal Rights and Title in British Columbia. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring natural resources projects identified within the annual work plan of the TTC are implemented and accounted for consistently.

Natural Resource Manager

Closing Date: Thursday, November 17, 2017 **no later than 4pm**

2 Tlingit Language Instructors
Work Force Development
Teslin Tlingit Council

Reporting to the Tlingit Language Coordinator, the Tlingit Language Instructor will be a member of the Education team in the Workforce Development Department, and will be responsible for instructing Tlingit language lessons to Teslin Tlingit Council staff and citizens. The incumbent will develop language lessons and instruct the Tlingit Language classes for adult learners. Training and support will be available if required.

Tlingit Language Instructors

Closing Date: Monday, November 20, 2017 **no later than 4pm**

Auxiliary Biomass and Sawmill Yard Manager
Capital & Infrastructure
Teslin Tlingit Council

Reporting to the Director Capital & Infrastructure, the Biomass and Sawmill Yard Manager will manage all yard operations at the Capital Yard. The incumbent will be responsible to keep the yard in a clean and efficient operating condition, including the ongoing day-to-day operations of the biomass initiative and the sawmill operations and reporting progress and issues to the Director, Capital and Infrastructure. The Biomass and Sawmill Yard Manager will maintain an inventory of chips for feeding the biomass boilers, logs to process for chips, saw logs for processing through the saw mill, know how to operate all machinery associated with those operations. The incumbent will be required to supervise staff occasionally on an as-required basis.

Auxiliary Biomass and Sawmill Yard Manager

Closing Date: Monday, November 27, 2017 **no later than 4pm**

4 - Auxiliary Biomass and Sawmill Yard Assistants
Capital & Infrastructure
Teslin Tlingit Council

Reporting to the Biomass & Sawmill Yard Manager, this position is responsible for performing yard duties and for assistance in preventative maintenance and repairs to TTC equipment related to biomass and sawmill operations as assigned by the supervisor.

4 - Auxiliary Biomass and Sawmill Yard Assistants

Closing Date: Monday, November 27, 2017 **no later than 4pm**

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