Dental Hygienist


Dental Hygienist

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Job Position: Dental Hygienist

Company: Government of Yukon

Expected salary: $81258 – 94165 per year

Location: Whitehorse, YT

Dental Hygienist Job Details:

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This posting is an until-filled competition. Candidates are encouraged to not delay submitting their application as this positing 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 a year term position ending September 27, 2024, working 75 hours bi-weekly and will also be used to fill anticipatory permanent full-time positions. This is not a contract posting.

This job is based in the thriving and diverse city of in the beautiful .

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.

Your impact

  • For more information on this job, please contact Rupinder Kaur, Acting Manager of the Yukon Children’s Dental Program at 867-335-2374 or
  • For more information about the recruitment process, please contact Jaime Strachan, HR Consultant at 867-332-5768 or

Your benefits

Your career, your home, your lifestyle

We are the Yukon public service. Every day, we come together to serve the people who live here and make a difference in so many ways. 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.

As part of our team, your achievements and enjoyment in both your work and personal life will be valued as you explore the many opportunities the Yukon, and the Government of Yukon, has to offer.

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Essential qualifications

Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the qualifications below. Selections for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume.

  • Current registration with a Canadian registered dental hygiene regulatory authority; must be clearly marked on your resume
  • Experience providing various dental services to children and youth (please list each job this applies to)
  • Experience working in community health or a public health organization will be considered an asset (please list each job this applies to)
  • Training and experience with Silver Diamine Fluoride and Interim Stabilization Therapy will be considered an asset (please list each job this applies to)

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Desired knowledge, skills and suitability

n, the following:

  • Understanding and adherence to the Dental Hygienists’ Code of Ethics & Code of Conduct
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and effectively plan and manage a large, diverse workload
  • Strong ability to build and maintain effective relationships through collaboration with colleagues and clients
  • Strong ability and confidence to work autonomously
  • Excellent approach in working with children and families
  • Leadership skills that demonstrate aptitude in public health and program/service delivery
  • Demonstrated high standards and adherence to infection prevention and control protocols.

Conditions of employment

  • Valid class 5 driver’s licence or equivalent, to be obtained prior to offer
  • Security clearance with vulnerable sectors, to be obtained prior to offer
  • TB Screening, to be obtained prior to offer
  • CPR certificate, to be obtained within 6 months of hire
  • WHMIS 2015, to be obtained within 1 month of hire
  • Transportation of dangerous goods certificate, to be obtained within 6 months
  • Registration with Yukon’s Professional Licensing and Regulatory Affairs for dental hygiene license prior to hire

Job requirements

This job requires you to perform, and/or be exposed to, the following:

  • Must be able to utilize personal vehicle within Whitehorse city limits; this is not provided by Yukon Government
  • Extensive travel required throughout the rest of the Yukon will be required (up to 1-3 weeks per trip); a government issued fleet vehicle will be provided by Yukon Government
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs;
  • Must be comfortable working with young children (preschool and school-age)
  • Candidate is responsible for locating and securing their own housing; this is not provided by Yukon Government.

Learn more
or phone 867-667-9453.

Eligibility List

6 months

Post Date

16 February 2024

Close Date

16 May 2024

Job Description

How to Apply?

If you believe you’re a great fit for the role of Dental Hygienist Apply Now!

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