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Administrative Assistant

Yellowknives Dene First Nation
September 12, 2022
Yellowknife, NT
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Do you want to be part of a diverse group of team members who take pride in moving their community forward? If you like working behind the scenes and want to be part of positive changes, 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 all about community growth and advancement, while practicing its traditions and customs in the workplace. We are looking for a dynamic and outgoing person who pays attention to detail, with a positive attitude to fill the role of:

Administrative Assistant



Under the authority of Yellowknives Dene First Nation Government Chief and Council, and under the direct supervision of the Director, Community Wellness, the Administrative Assistant will provide direct secretarial and administrative support services for all aspects of Community Wellness programs. This newly consolidated Community Wellness Division which consists of a positive holistic family wellness, community wellness, counselling program to better serve the Yellowknives Dene First Nation members.


Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

  • Diploma or certificate in Secretarial Arts, or Office Administration with a minimum of 2 years of related work experience; or
  • An equivalent combination of education, related 4 years work experience and training will be considered;
  • Course work in MS Computers and software programs.


The candidate must be able to work with minimal supervision and interact with individuals of all levels in a friendly yet professional manner.  This position is located in  Ndilo.


A Job Description for this position is available upon request.

The Yellowknives Dene First Nation offers a competitive wage. Knowledge and/or experience with the language, cultural history, and customs of the Wiiliideh people are definite assets.

To be considered, your application or resume must be submitted to the Human Resources office by closing date of September 21, 2022.


Human Resources Division Yellowknives Dene First Nation

P.O. Box 2514 Yellowknife, NT; X1A 2P8 Fax: (867) 873-5969 Email:


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

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