Government Records Archivist-Yukon Archives (Whitehorse, YT)

As Government Records Archivist, you will apply corporate and institutional policies in order to acquire, appraise, arrange and describe records that are evidence of government actions and decisions. Working collaboratively with co-workers, you will enhance access to records of historical significance to researchers representing diverse interests and communities.

You will also work with corporate and departmental information management staff on a variety of projects involving government-wide initiatives such as electronic records management. You will have opportunities to participate in reference and outreach activities, and to engage with record creators and research communities.

Yukon Archives has a challenging and rewarding career opportunity for candidates interested in applying their in-depth records knowledge and archival expertise to manage the Yukon Archives government records program for acquiring, preserving and providing access to the territory's documentary heritage.

Yukon Archives is a program of the Government of Yukon, one of Canada's top 100 employers, recognized for its fantastic health and leave benefits, community involvement, opportunities for training and skills development, and more.

The Archives is located in Whitehorse, Yukon's capital. Whitehorse is known as "The Wilderness City" and offers amazing year-round cultural and recreational activities; great shops, restaurants and facilities; and affordable air access to Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary, Edmonton, Yellowknife and Ottawa.

Please view the job ad on the Government of Yukon Public Service Commission's website.

For more information on the position please contact David Schlosser, Territorial Archivist, at (867) 667-5275 or

Competition closes October 22, 2019.
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