New job Historic Sites Planner in Yukon

Historic Sites Planner

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

Full Description

This is to fill one (1) full-time term position, working 75 hours biweekly until November 2022.

At Tourism and Culture, we are a dynamic team of professionals who are dedicated to Yukon’s vibrant tourism, arts, museums, heritage, historic sites, and archival communities and to their contributions to Yukon’s quality of life and prosperity.

The Historic Sites Planner is responsible for organizing and implementing activities required for the planning, management and interpretation of historic sites. The incumbent works closely with communities and Yukon First Nations in the development of planning documents for the conservation of historic sites in Yukon. The position will assist with conducting monitoring visits, documentation and research to ensure site information are up to date, determine the significance of sites and assist with long-term planning for key historic sites.

For more information about this position, please contact Rebecca Jansen, Manager, Historic Sites at or (867) 667-8258.

For more information about the recruitment process, please contact Kristen Mintz, HR Consultant, at or (867) 667-5679.

Please do not email resumes to any of the above addresses; resumes must be accepted through the e-recruitment application system only.

Essential Qualifications

Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the following qualifications. Please note: Selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume. If you have the following qualifications, ensure you clearly expand upon them (for each applicable employer) in your resume using a chronological, Month/Year – Month/Year format.

  • Post-secondary degree in Heritage Conservation, Cultural Resource Management, History, Anthropology or Archaeology or related field of study;
  • Experience providing technical input that supports planning and conservation of historic places (e.g. familiarity with the Standards and Guidelines for the Conservation of Historic Places in Canada);
  • Experience with historic documentation standards and the ability to analyze and evaluate this data and identify gaps;
  • Demonstrated experience fostering collaborative working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.

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

Prior to applying, refer to our sample resume to assist you in your application.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability

Candidates should have and may be assessed on:

  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team-based environment;
  • Strong detail-focused, organized and able to effectively manage workload to meet short deadlines, with frequent interruptions;
  • Knowledge of Cultural Resource Management, Heritage Conservation best practices;
  • Understanding of the development of heritage management and conservation plans for historic sites;
  • Ability to work in a rural setting and can adapt to changing situations;
  • Strong understanding of Yukon history and heritage conservation.

Additional Information

Conditions of Employment:

  • Class 5 Yukon Drivers’ Licence;
  • Wilderness First Aid.

Job Requirements:

  • Must be willing to travel to remote locations throughout Yukon;
  • Traveling by truck, ATV, boat, helicopter or fixed-wing plan for periods up to 10 days at a time;
  • Must be willing to camp overnight and able to do strenuous and/or long-distance hikes.

Eligibility List
12 months
Post Date
8 October 2021
Close Date
22 October 2021

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