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Tenant Relations Officer

Yellowknives Dene First Nation
January 27, 2021
Job Type
  • $72,000 to $82,000 plus group pension and benefits


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.


Under the authority of the Yellowknives Dene First Nation Government Chiefs and Council and under the direct supervision of the Director, YKDFN Housing, the Tenant Relations Officer is responsible for maintaining effective relationships between tenants the YKDFN Housing Division and ensures that tenants are adequately accommodated within the guidelines of the Northwest Territories Housing Corporation (NWTHC).  The TRO will also be responsible for the arrears management plans, rental agreements, tenant files and house files.  The YKDFN Housing Division manages 78 public housing units located in the communities of Dettah and Ndilo. This position is located in Ndilo, Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.


The ideal candidate for this position will have a post-secondary education in Business Administration coupled with two (2) years relevant work experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and four (4) years’ related work experience will be considered.  A valid Class 5 Drivers License are requirements as this position will commute between the communities of Dettah, Ndilo and the City of Yellowknife.

The candidate must be able to work with minimal supervision and interact with individuals of all levels in a professional manner. Knowledge and/or experience working with the First Nations organizations, and the language, cultural history and customs of the Wiiliideh people are all definite assets.

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