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YEU is seeking to fill three positions in our growing, progressive organization. All are bargaining unit positions represented by the Carpenters Union Local 2499. Please click through to read full job postings and note the competition deadlines and submission requirements.


Senior Labour Relations Advisor
Full-time, permanent

Yukon Employees' Union is seeking a collaborative, dedicated, and highly motivated professional to join our team. Our Senior Labour Relations Advisor provides coaching and guidance to Labour Relations Advisors regarding merit decisions, representation issues and case strategies. They also provide expert advice and guidance to the members of the Yukon Employees' Union.

Deadline to apply is Sunday May 15, midnight Yukon time

Salary starting at $132,127 annually.

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Communications Officer 
Part-time, one year

The Communications Officer will assist with preparing communications on behalf of the YEU. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Communications Officer will draft/edit communications material for the union component, which may include newsletter articles, blog postings, email blasts to membership and social media posts. This role will also assist with the planning and successful execution of special events and promotions  

Deadline to apply is Sunday May 15, midnight Yukon time

Salary starting at $39.18/hour

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Shop Steward Advisor
Full-time, Permanent

The Shop Steward Advisor will assist Shop Stewards on complex cases and grievance language. They will provide advice and problem solving to support the growth of the Shop Steward network. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Shop Steward Advisor will assist in mentoring Local Shop Stewards by providing advice for fact finding meetings and creating reference materials for the Shop Steward portal on the YEU website. This role will also support the intake function of YEU as well as encourage interest in the Shop Steward role by explaining the benefits/opportunities to interested members.

Deadline to apply is Sunday May 15, midnight Yukon

Salary starting at $44.46/hour or $86,972 annually

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Living and Working in Whitehorse Yukon:

Yukon Employees' Union is a small organization committed to advocacy, education, and the protection of workers' rights. Our workplace is friendly and respectful, and we enjoy learning from one another. It's a vibrant, professional environment where every voice is valued. Our shared values allow for a healthy and enjoyable work life.  YEU staff are unionized, represented by The Carpenters Union Local 2499. 

Our office is in the heart of some of Canada's most spectacular scenery. The City of Whitehorse is a vibrant, diverse and thriving northern hub on the banks of the Yukon River and on the traditional lands of the Kwanlin Dun and Ta'an Kwach'an peoples. With a population of almost 30,000, we boast a thriving arts community, world class sports facilities, spectacular hiking & biking, foodie culture and year-round festivals to please any taste. Yukon's capital city is serviced year round by Air North the Yukon's Airline (YEU represents the flight attendants), and Air Canada. In the summer months, both Westjet and Condor from Frankfurt Germany make regularly scheduled stops at our International Airport.

It's hard to imagine ever running out of Yukon highways and campgrounds to explore, but if you need a change of scenery, we're only two hours from Skagway Alaska, a bustling cruise ship port and coastal rain forest with some pretty great fishing opportunities.  Dawson City, only a few hours drive away, will take you back to the Gold Rush Days, with its own fantastic lineup of festivals and events sure to entertain. 

Our winters are cold, but sunny and clear. With an arid climate, we don't contend much with sleet, snow, freezing rain, grey skies or cloudy, rainy days. The winter is long, but it's busy and full of activity and action. Go visit the Whitehorse Cross Country Ski Club at Mt. MacIntyre - terrific trails groomed to the standards of national competitions like the Haywood. Our Canada Games Centre offers year round swimming, running, indoor soccer, two hockey rinks and more and there are opportunities for artistic expression of any kind you might imagine. Summers are beautiful... the light is wonderful, and our days last forever! 

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