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Bus Driver/General Assistant

Yellowknives Dene First Nation
July 14, 2022
Yellowknife, NT
Job Type
  • starting wage at $26.00 an hour


The Yellowknives Dene First Nation (YKDFN) is governed by a Chief and Council which has offices in Dettah and Ndilo.  The YKDFN Chiefs and Council affirm our sacred obligation to serve our people and our commitment to live balanced contemporary lifestyles with culture and traditions important to our community, to speak our traditional language, and to protect our natural resources and treaty rights.  For Chiefs and Council to lead the YKDFN requires having qualified personnel to achieve a prosperous future for our citizens. The incumbent works within this context to provide effective and efficient level of support and assistance.  Please apply by closing date of January 25, 2023 to


Reporting to the Director, the Bus Driver/General Assistant is a member of the Early Leaning & Child Care professional team.  The incumbent is responsible for a passenger bus and for safely transporting pre-school children to and from, the Early Learning & Child Care program each day.  This position is also responsible for general assistance, but not limited to, in areas of general maintenance and upkeep of facility, cleanliness of facility, assist in meal preparation, program errands, and assist in field trips and cultural activities.  This position is located in Ndilo, Monday to Friday.


Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by: Minimum Grade 12 High School Diploma; Current First Aid/with Child Care CPR Certificate; Up to date Immunizations; Class “4” Drivers License with a School Bus Endorsement and clean drivers abstract; Clean Criminal Records’ Check with Vulnerable Sector prior to hire; Be physically fit and ability to lift 30 lbs.

A detailed Job Description for this position is available upon request.

The Yellowknives Dene First Nation offers a competitive wage with excellent comprehensive group pension, Northern Travel allowance and insurance coverage benefits, along with a fun work environment with exceptional diverse cultural oriented people. To be considered, a cover letter and resume must be submitted to the Human Resources office by closing date of January 25, 2023.

EMAIL OR DROP OFF YOUR RESUME TO: Human Resources Division Yellowknives Dene First Nation Chief Drygeese Conference Centre Dettah, NT Email: We thank all who apply and advise that only those short listed will be contacted.

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