New Job Water Information Specialist In Yukon

Water Information Specialist
Water Information Specialist

Water Information Specialist

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $82,743–$95,940 a year
Location : Yukon

Full Description

Water Information Specialist

This is to fill one fulltime term position until September 18, 2024, anticipatory permanent.

Our role

The Water Resources Branch works with diverse partners to protect water for the environment and people. We do so by building knowledge generated from our water monitoring networks, focused research and by applying our learnings in the development of reports, guidance documents and policies. Our professionals provide expertise to inform Yukon’s regulatory processes and works closely with our many partners during critical seasonal periods. We are a committed, collaborative and engaged group of professionals who take pride in water stewardship for all Yukoners.

Your role

The Water Information Specialist is a self-motivated and multi-talented individual excelling in data management with a foundation in surface and groundwater quantity and quality. The incumbent maintains and improves the Branch’s technical and scientific information systems (website, databases), conducts data analysis, reporting and visualizations, and uses data and information to inform decision-making, program planning and the creation of public-facing products. A copy of the job description is attached to this posting located at the bottom of the page.

For more information about this position, please contact: Nicole Novodvorsky, Operations Manager, Water Resources Branch at (867) 456-6538, or [email protected]

Essential Qualifications (what we’re looking for in your resume)

If this position interests you, please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the qualifications below, as selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume. Please clearly demonstrate how, when and where the qualification was met through substantiation including descriptive examples of work performed.

  • Degree or diploma in water resources, environmental sciences, resource management, geography or related scientific or technical discipline;
  • Recent experience managing, analyzing, and/or modeling environmental data using software;
  • Recent experience with documenting and/or developing protocols or workflows;
  • Experience researching, synthesizing, and interpreting complex information and reporting for a wide variety of audiences;
  • Experience analyzing and applying scientific/technical information to support environmental assessment and licensing reviews, with emphasis on evaluating potential project effects to water quantity/quality is considered an asset;
  • Experience using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) tools is considered an asset.

Candidates who have education, training, and/or experience equivalent to the Essential Qualifications may be considered.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability

Candidates should have and may be assessed on:

  • Communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to build effective relationships and work collaboratively with others;
  • The ability to effectively manage time, priorities and a changing workload, under prescribed deadlines;
  • Problem solving, detailed-oriented, writing, research and analytical skills;
  • Ability to use a variety of computer applications (e.g. databases, web content management software, image editing/manipulation software);
  • Knowledge of water management issues and solutions associated with protecting surface and groundwater quantity and quality.
  • Experience conducting field-based water quality/quantity monitoring;

Conditions of Employment: Valid Class 5 driver’s license

Job Requirements: When required, fieldwork could occur in inclement weather conditions and in remote areas. Lifting of heavy objects, travel via ATV, boat, snowmobiles, helicopters may be required.

Eligibility List
12 months
Post Date
28 June 2023
Close Date
12 July 2023