Government of Yukon -> Health & Social Services – Community Health, Dental Health
Location: Whitehorse, YT
Salary: $73,295 - $84,937 per annum
Closing date: January 6, 2023
This competition is open to all candidates who meet the above noted Admissibility. A hiring preference will apply for qualified candidates of Canadian Indigenous ancestry, with a priority for qualified Yukon First Nation candidates. This initiative is in support of the Yukon government’s goal for a representative public service.
For more information on the hiring preference, visit www.yukon.ca/hiring-preference.
This is an until-filled competition. Candidates are encouraged not to delay submitting their application as this posting can close at any time with 24-hours posted notice. Resumes will be screened at regular intervals until the position is filled or the competition closes, whichever is earliest.
This posting will be used to fill 1-year term full-time positions, working 75 hours biweekly. This competition will also be used to fill anticipatory permanent and term positions that may become available. This is not a contract posting.
Who We Are
The Yukon Children’s Dental Program, comprised of Dental Therapists and Dental Hygienists, provides comprehensive diagnostic, preventative and restorative dental services to preschool and school-aged children in Whitehorse and throughout rural Yukon. The incumbent will deliver preventative dental procedures that include placing temporary fillings, fissure sealants and Silver diamine fluoride (SDF). Dental Hygienists are part of a team that is committed to improving the oral health of all Yukon children.
What We Offer
The Government of Yukon has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and Top Employers for Canadians over 40. Along with generous leave benefits, the Yukon government offers:
For more information on the comprehensive list of benefits and perks, explore our website at Yukon.ca
For more information about the program and being a Dental Hygienist in the Yukon, please contact Jada Smith, Manager, Yukon Children’s Dental Program, at Jada.Smith@yukon.ca.
For information on the Yukon government’s hiring process and this posting, please contact Jaime Strachan, Human Resources Consultant, at Jaime.Strachan@yukon.ca.
For help on how to apply to this competition, please visit our website at https://yukon.ca/en/employment/applyjob or, if you have questions about creating your e-recruitment profile, email ERecruitment.firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 867-667-9453.
Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the following qualifications. Please note that selection for further consideration will be based on the detailed information you provide in your resume; ensure you use a month/year to month/year format and include the duties you performed in each of your positions.
Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability:
Candidates should have and may be assessed on:
Conditions of Employment:
Job Requirements: Must be able to utilize a personal vehicle within Whitehorse city limits; extensive travel throughout the rest of the Yukon will be required (up to 1-3 weeks per trip) but using a government-issued fleet vehicle; ability to lift up to 50 lbs; and must be comfortable working with young children (preschool and school-age).
Learn more about us!
We are the Yukon public service. Every day, we come together to serve the people who live here, and to make a difference in so many ways—from simple to extraordinary and everything in between. Here, you will find the diverse opportunities you desire to develop your career while enjoying a warm sense of community and vibrant artistic, cultural and recreational amenities, all set in a spectacular natural environment.
To learn more why the Yukon government is recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers, please select the following link: Top Employers for Canadians Over 40 (2020) < http://content.eluta.ca/top-employer-yukon-government >
To learn more about what the Yukon has to offer, check out this link:
How to Apply
To apply for the position of Dental Hygienist, and for full details on the requirements of the role, please visit: https://yukon.ca/en/employment.
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