(867) 996-2265 NNDFN Main Line

Job Opportunity: Community Safety Coordinator and Officer(s)

Supervisor: Director, Justice and Governance
Status: Full Time Term (with possibility of extension)

Position Title: COMMUNITY SAFETY OFFICER(S) Supervisor:
Supervisor: Community Safety Coordinator
Status: Full Time Term (with possibility of extension)

The Community Safety Coordinator and Officers promote the maintenance of a safe and secure community environment for Na-cho Nyàk Dun First Nation Citizens, Community Members and Na-cho Nyàk Dun First Nation employees by patrolling and monitoring premises and personnel.
Reporting to the Director of Justice (or designate), the Community Safety Coordinator, along with Community Safety Officers are responsible for ensuring the day-to-day safety of citizens, and for providing a professional, visible and proactive point of contact for citizens. They are responsible for developing and maintaining trust and positive relationships with citizens, community members, partners and stakeholders, the Community Safety Coordinator will also act as a referral agent and point of contact for external partners and stakeholders.
The positions work within the NNDFN traditional territory, providing public presentations, and responding to minor incidents to provide support and intervention. They will take on a referral to external partners such as Yukon Justice, Public Safety Canada, RCMP and other supports as appropriate. They may be involved with some minor investigative and enforcement issues.
Working harmoniously with our citizens, as well other justice-based and inter-departmental staff is essential for the success of the Community Safety Program positions. Incumbents must be capable of attaining and maintaining basic security clearance status, a valid class 5 driver’s license, and acceptable abstract, and have completed Basic Security Training and/or other related police training and/or willing to take accredited basic security training as directed.
Education & Experience:
• Grade 12, Graduation Equivalency Diploma (GED) or equivalent life experience
• Training in conflict resolution, diffusing difficult situations or similar training is an asset
• Experience working within the formal justice system in the areas of youth justice, adult protection, corrections, probations or social welfare is an asset
• Experience working in partnership with other agencies is an asset
• Experience using computers with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
• Experience working successfully in a First Nation community is an asset
Knowledge Skills & Abilities:
• Personal suitability is critical for success in this role and will be assessed.
• Knowledge of history with formal justice institutions, residential school, child welfare systems and familiarity with Na-cho Nyàk Dun First Nation Council history, culture, goals and aspirations is required for success in this position.
• Strong decision-making capabilities
• Strong interpersonal skills (including conflict resolution)
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Ability to operate a computer and relevant computer applications (Microsoft Office suite.), as well as common office equipment (telephone, fax, photocopier)
• Demonstrated moral fitness and ethical standards
Conditions of Employment:
• Valid Standard First Aid/CPR (or willingness and ability to obtain within 3 months)
• Valid Class 5 Yukon Driver’s License and acceptable abstract
• Attain and maintain Basic Reliability Clearance
• Willingness to work ‘shift work’, including weekends and holidays
• Physical capacity to perform the duties necessary of Safety Officers in the environment and conditions of Na-cho Nyàk Dun First Nation traditional territory
Posting Date
April 27th, 2022
Closing Date:
May 11th, 2022

This is a developmental opportunity that will allow the incumbents to gain a working knowledge of community justice philosophies, Na-Cho Nyàk Dun First Nation Traditions, Final Land Claim and Self Government Agreement, and other justice specific practices in Mayo, and familiarity with national issues as it pertains to community safety, indigenous politics, etc.
Community Safety Coordinator – Level 5 – $56,761 to $74,760 per annum ($29.01 to $38.21/hr)
Community Safety Officers – Level 4 – $52,378 to $68,818 per annum ($26.77to $35.17/hr)
Please submit your application prior to the closing date to Human Resources at hr@nndfn.com, telephone contact (867) 996-2265 Ext. #131
*Preference will be given to First Nation of Na-Cho Nyäk Dun Citizens.
Individuals who do not possess all of the required qualifications may be considered for appointment on an underfill basis.