New job Advisor - First Nations Consultation and Engagement in Yukon

Advisor - First Nations Consultation and Engagement

Company : Yukon Government
Salary : $73,295 - $84,937 a year
Location : Yukon

Full Description

This is a full-time permanent position working 75 hours bi-weekly.

At Energy, Mines and Resources, we are committed to a healthy and sustainable resource sector, managed in partnership with Yukoners. We embrace a work environment where problem solving, creativity, teamwork, risk management and personal effort result in the attainment of our goals and those of our clients.

The Land Management Branch is an effective steward of public land for the benefit of current and future generations of all Yukon people.

Reporting to the Manager, Policy & Program Support, this position provides expert knowledge, advice and information on matters relating to First Nation consultation and the implementation of the Final Agreements. This position ensures that potential impacts on First Nations, as well as the priorities and perspectives of First Nations, are considered and incorporated into the work of the Branch. This position also completes consultation with First Nations and contributes to a solution-focused approach to mitigating the potential impacts on treaty and Aboriginal rights.

For more information about this position, please contact: Shannon Clohosey, Manager, Policy & Program Support at (867) 667-5605 or

Important application requirements:

  • In order to be considered, your resume must clearly explain how you meet each of the following essential qualifications. Emphasize how your work experiences and related duties align with the essential qualifications below.
  • Selection for further consideration is based solely on the information you provide in your resume.
  • Include the month and year you started and ended a job when you list your work experience. This allows us to accurately calculate the length of time you were in the position.
  • For more information on how to prepare and submit your resume visit this resource page on

Essential Qualifications

  • Diploma or Degree in natural resource management, geography, land planning, intergovernmental relations, Indigenous Governance or a related field

  • Experience working within a legislative framework, preferably within a land and/or First Nations context

  • Experience providing advice on complex situations subjects and issues related to resource management and/or First Nations consultation or relations

  • Experience with research, consultation, interpretation and/or implementation of policies, regulations, and agreements, preferably within a land and/or First Nation framework

Candidates who have education, training, and 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 the following:

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Modelling interpersonal skills and personal responsibility

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Able to adapt to changing priorities

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Able to work independently and in a team environment

  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once

  • Demonstrates initiative and is self-motivated

Job Requirements:

  • Willingness to travel within the Yukon
Eligibility List
12 months
Post Date
25 August 2021
Close Date
9 September 2021

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