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Employment Opportunity

Oil Burner Mechanic

Salary: Level 6 $68,286 to $85,485 per annum PLUS benefits

Position Type: Term Full Time (2 year with possible extension)

Closing Date: Monday, April 29, 2019 at 4:30PM


The Department of Community Services is seeking a qualified and reliable Oil Burner Mechanic to join our team. The ideal candidate will be highly organized, be able to work successfully independently, and will have excellent communication and time management skills. You will be required to support the mentorship and development of two KDFN students in the trade.

To be successful, you will be able to foster trust and acceptance at the community level and be willing to work within a growing government and busy department.

The staff of the Department, Community Services are dedicated to making a difference and are committed to building and maintaining a community we can all be proud of. You enjoy work and contributing to the development, maintenance and growth of the community.

If you are interested in joining our team, please submit a resume and cover letter highlighting your qualifications. Candidates will be selected based solely on information provided.

• Certification of Qualification as an Oil Burner Mechanic or Technician recognized in the Yukon Territory;
• Certification in Residential Mechanical Ventilation Installation is an asset;
• Considerable experience working as a journeyman with boilers/burners, heating and ventilations systems, with experience working in a building maintenance environment;
• Physical and mechanical aptitude to perform a full range of maintenance and manual tasks.
• Basic working knowledge & experience with databases, email and search engines for on line ordering of supplies.
• Experience mentoring and developing students in the trade is an asset.

Knowledge of KDFN history, culture, demographics, social conditions & social dynamics, the goals & aspirations is required for success in this position.

Conditions of Employment: Maintenance of Oil Burner Mechanic certification; compliance with KDFN Occupational Health & Safety Policies; Satisfactory Criminal Records Check; Valid Yukon Driver’s License & acceptable driver’s abstract; completion of industry related courses required for OHS/COR compliance including but not limited to leadership for safety excellence, hazard assessment, confined space entrant

Job Requirement: Overtime and call out availability is required to tend to emergencies, particularly in the winter months; working in varying weather conditions is required.

If you are interested in putting your name forward as a candidate for this opportunity, please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining why you are interested in the position to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), or by fax to (867) 633-8414 or drop it off at 35 McIntyre Drive, attention: Human Resources.

Note: For those submitting applications via email, you will receive a response within two (2) business days stating that your email has been received. If you do not receive this response, please contact the KDFN HR Department.

Please see or contact Human Resources at 633-7800 for more information about this opportunity. We thank all those who apply and will be in contact with those we are considering further. In order to be eligible you must have the legal right to work in Canada, have a valid work permit. KDFN does not sponsor or nominate foreign workers.

Note: The KDFN Hiring Preference Policy will be in effect.

Temporary Assignments of no less than 24 months will be considered. Please ensure you have supervisor approval before applying.

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