New job Fish & Wildlife Planner in Yukon

Fish & Wildlife Planner

Company : Yukon Government
Salary : $85,241 - $98,915 a year
Location : Yukon

Full Description

Fish & Wildlife Planner

This competition will be used to fill one full time permanent position, working 75 hours bi-weekly.

The Department of Environment is a recognized leader and a trusted partner in environmental stewardship. Our actions support a healthy, sustainable, and prosperous Yukon now and into the future.
This position coordinates and aligns fish/wildlife and habitat management priorities of governments, boards/councils, and various other stakeholders, through the development of management plans. Key responsibilities include leading the production and review of Habitat Protection Area management plans arising from First Nation Final Agreements, Community Fish & Wildlife Work Plans, and species management plans. To be the successful applicant, you will have excellent communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills to facilitate and foster cooperative relationships as you manage planning projects involving communities and various interest groups. You will work independently and in a team environment, and must be able to meet critical deadlines.

For more information about this position, please contact: Manager, Habitat Programs - John Ryder at [email protected]. Please do not send your application to this email address. Applications will only be accepted through the online portal.

Essential Qualifications:
If this position interests you, please submit your application clearly demonstrating the qualifications below, as selection for further consideration will be based on the information you provide in your application.

  • Degree in a planning related field (e.g. environmental, resource, community, rural), biology, geography or related field;
  • Experience planning, developing, implementing, and assessing natural resource management programs;
  • Experience compiling, analyzing and interpreting qualitative input from diverse stakeholders;
  • Experience in leading or managing projects;
  • Experience working directly with and consulting with Indigenous nations, agencies and stakeholders to develop co-operative management plans or programs.

Candidates who have education, training, and/or experience equivalent to the essential qualifications listed above may be equally considered.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability:
Candidates should have and may be assessed on:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to build and maintain effective working relationships;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a broad range of internal and external partners
  • Ability to work independently, take action and achieve results with strong organizational, research and analytical skills;
  • Experience using social science tools (e.g., qualitative analysis of survey question, or focus group feedback) to better understand and inform the human dimensions of management planning decisions;
  • Familiarity with Yukon’s land claim agreements, Indigenous rights and title, and related legislation.

Job Requirements:
Travel to Yukon communities is a requirement of this position.
Conditions of employment: A valid Class 5 driver’s licence (or equivalent) is required.

Eligibility List
12 months
Post Date
28 September 2021
Close Date
12 October 2021

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