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Employment Opportunity

Manager, Restorative Justice and Community Safety

Salary: $82,464 to $111,839 per annum & generous employer benefits pkg

Position Type: Full Time Term to March 31, 2022 (anticipatory permanent)

Closing Date: On going until further notice


Kwanlin Dün First Nation (KDFN) is seeking a dynamic and skilled individual to join our growing Justice Department. The Manager, Restorative Justice & Community Safety is responsible for the day to day administration and delivery of culturally appropriate justice support, community safety and diversion program/service delivery for KDFN.

We are seeking an individual who can establish trust at the community level, who has a breadth of experience in the justice field and understands the importance of restorative processes. Supporting a team of professionals, providing regular staff supervision and mentorship is required. This position does require creativity, program development insight and application. Working harmoniously with other justice-based and inter-departmental staff is essential for success.


• Diploma or equivalent in Justice, Criminology, Aboriginal Justice or equivalent; combined with a minimum of 7 years of recent justice related experience, preferably in the formal justice system;
• Experience with case management, client advocacy, mediation, conflict resolution & counselling, preferably in the formal (i.e.: courts) justice context;
• Current considerable supervisory experience, ability to lead a team of professionals;
• Solid successful project and budget management experience, inclusive of negotiating, maintaining and monitoring a variety of agreements and reporting;
• Knowledge of and experience implementing restorative justice practice and initiatives;
• Experience working in partnership with other justice agencies including Yukon Government Justice; Department, correctional systems, the territorial courts, Public Prosecution Services, and the RCMP is essential;
• Experience working successfully in a First Nation community is an asset.

Candidates should have and may be assessed on:
A working knowledge and practical application of community justice philosophies, the Canadian Criminal Code, Youth Criminal Justice Act, and other justice specific regulations and practices in Yukon and at a National level;

Knowledge of Aboriginal Peoples history with the formal justice system and the impact residential school and inter-generational effects are having on first nation community, as well as familiarity with Kwanlin Dün First Nation history, culture, goals and aspirations is required for success in this position.

An equivalent combination of post-secondary education, training and development and significant experience in the above noted areas will be equally considered.

Conditions of Employment & Job Requirements: Acceptable pre-employment criminal records check with vulnerable sector search; Valid Class 5 Driver’s license and personal transportation (we do not have a pool of fleet vehicles); ability to work in a call out rotation, variable evening & weekend hours to deal with critical community matters.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to: Human Resources, at the KDFN Administration Building (35 McIntyre Drive), via fax (668-5057), or via email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

For those submitting applications via email, you will receive a response within 48 hours stating that your email has been received. If you do not receive this automatic response, please contact the KDFN HR Department.

The KDFN Hiring Preference Policy will be in effect. An eligibility list may be established from this competition.

NOTE: Temporary Assignments of 24 months will be considered. Please ensure you have your supervisor’s approval prior to applying.

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