Manager – Yukon Communicable Disease Control

Government of Yukon
Whitehorse, Yukon
$104,576 - $143,619 per annum
Closing date
Jun 3, 2022

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Government of Yukon -> Health & Social Services – Community Health, Yukon Communicable Disease Control (YCDC)

Location: Whitehorse, YT

Requisition: #34643

Salary: $104,576 - $143,619 per annum

Closing date: June 23, 2022

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 Yukon government’s goal for a representative public service.

For more information on the hiring preference, visit

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.

Yukon Communicable Disease Control (YCDC) within Health and Social Services is responsible for the overall management and surveillance of Communicable Disease throughout the Yukon and is the territorial body responsible for reporting all nationally reportable diseases to the Public Health Agency of Canada.

As the Clinical Manager, YCDC, you will be responsible for the efficient and effective delivery of direct and indirect clinical services and educational programs offered by YCDC. You will be responsible for the day-to-day management of YCDC programming, including the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of clinical and educational programs and activities, and play a leading role in the development and implementation of management plans and co-ordination of resources in outbreak situations, including large-scale emergencies and disasters. In this position, you will supervise clinical and administrative staff, manage the YCDC budget and expenditures, at times provide direct and indirect clinical services to clients, and consult and facilitate care with other health care providers, as required.

At YCDC, we are looking for an individual who has the technical understanding of communicable diseases as well as the leadership and management skills necessary to lead a team while building capacity in others. The successful candidate will also possess the skills necessary to foster collaborative working relationships with the other health care providers, community organizations, First Nations governments along with non-government organizations and agencies.

For more information about this position, please contact Benton Foster, A/Director, Community Health Programs, at: 867-667-8340 or

For more information about our recruitment process, please contact Mehak Khan, Human Resource Consultant, at: 867-332-7319 or

Essential Qualifications

Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the following qualifications. Please note that selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume.

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing with a Master's in another relevant field; Master's degree in Nursing is preferred
  • Current registration in good standing with a Canadian registered nursing regulatory body
  • Significant nursing experience in communicable disease management
  • Significant experience in a management role, leading teams in a health care setting
  • Experience in the interpretation and use of epidemiologic data to make recommendations for territorial programming is considered an asset
  • Experience in supervising/managing the delivery of community health/public health programs is considered an asset

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience, including a Bachelor of Nursing plus considerable relevant experience, may be considered.


Knowledge, Skills and Suitability:

Candidates will be assessed against the Yukon government’s Core Competency Framework. The competency model consists of the following eight competencies:

  • Taking Action and Achieving Results
  • Promoting Common Values and Ethics
  • Developing People
  • Demonstrating Client Focus
  • Modelling Interpersonal Skills and Personal Responsibility
  • Influencing Others
  • Thinking Strategically
  • Leading Change and Innovation

Conditions of Employment: Valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence, RCMP Security Clearance with Vulnerable Sector, TB screening, current Yukon RN Registration, current CPR-HCP, TDG certificate (complete within 2 months of hire), Yukon Immunization certificate (complete within 1 month of hire)

Job Requirements: Since YCDC is a clinical environment, individuals are required to wear medical masks within this workplace. Willingness to travel occasionally within the Yukon.

Relocation: Some relocation assistance may be provided.


The Government of Yukon announced October 15, 2021, that all public servants will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Starting November 30, 2021, Government of Yukon employees will be required to have had one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Two doses will be required by January 30, 2022. By accepting an offer of employment, you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the Government of Yukon. More information can be found here .


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How to Apply

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