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Director, Public Works & Infrastructure

Yellowknives Dene First Nation
August 24, 2022
Yellowknife, NT
Job Type
  • $96,000



Yellowknives Dene First Nation is all about community growth and advancement, while practicing our traditions and customs in the workplace.  Because we are community driven, we also strive to be the “employer of choice” and welcome diversity in our workplace.  We are looking for an experienced senior manager who is self-motivated, analytical, team oriented with a positive attitude to fill this challenging and rewarding role of:


Director, Public Works & Infrastructure

Under the authority of the YKDFN Government Chiefs and Council and reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Director is directly responsible for the effective and efficient management of all aspects of public works and infrastructure for the communities of Dettah and Ndilo.  The Director is also responsible for the daily operation of public work services for the communities of YKDFN.  This includes, but is not limited to, infrastructure planning and development, and implement special projects that are identified by the strategic goals of YKDFN.


Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

  • A post-secondary education in related Engineering and Public Works or Business Administration and 2 years’ management experience; or a diploma in Business Administration or Management and 4 years’ management experience; or
  • Equivalent combination of 5 years’ work experience in a senior management position with relevant training and education will be considered.
  • Valid Class ‘5’ Driver’s License and own personal vehicle.


A detailed Job Description for this position is available upon request.  The Yellowknives Dene First Nation offers a competitive wage starting at $96,000 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 September 9, 2022.



Human Resources Division

Yellowknives Dene First Nation

Chief Drygeese Conference Centre

Dettah, NT                                                                                         



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

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