New Job Regulatory Affairs Officer In Yukon

Regulatory Affairs Officer

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

Full Description

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

Community Services is working to build vibrant, healthy and sustainable Yukon communities. The department does this through the provision of a diverse range of services to Yukon communities. We are committed to our core values. At Community Services we believe Respect is the foundation of our organization, Collaboration is achieved through inclusive approaches and sharing of diverse perspectives, Service Excellence is the standard for all our interactions, and Integrity is achieved through honest, committed and accountable public service.

Professional Licensing and Regulatory Affairs branch (PLRA) is looking for an experienced professional to join the team as a Regulatory Affairs Officer, and as Deputy Registrar or Deputy Superintendent appointed under legislation. Reporting to the Director, but you will work independently with numerous pieces of legislation and professions. You will be responsible for strategic oversight and regulatory leadership of a defined number of professions. You will be expected to provide advice to the public on legislative matters, participate in national meetings of regulators by profession, maintain an understanding of trends and practices in regulation of your professions, proactively engage in stakeholder communications, identify and assist in drafting policy papers and direction for legislative amendments, and develop policy for the administration of the legislation. You will also be responsible for one licensing officer, and together ensure that all aspects of licensing and regulation are addressed for the assigned professions.

As a Regulatory Affairs Officer you will be required to become familiar with various areas of regulation such as the insurance and real estate industries, health professions, consumer protection, and charitable lotteries. You will be expected to use your exceptional communication skills and ability to speak proficiently on regulatory matters when presenting to the public and as a Yukon representative at an inter-jurisdictional level.

For more information about this position, please contact Stephanie Connolly at (867) 667-5257 or email [email protected].

For more information about applying on a Community Services competition, contact Liz Sutton at (867) 667-8931 or email [email protected].

Please do not email resumes to either of these addresses; resumes may only be accepted through the e-recruitment system.

Essential Qualifications

Please submit your resume and a cover letter clearly demonstrating 1) how you meet the following qualifications – specifically – how your work experiences and related duties align with the essential qualifications shown below and 2) why you are interested in this role. Selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume. When you list your work experience in your resume, please include the month and year you started and ended a job. This allows us to accurately calculate the length of time you were in the position. Candidates will not be solicited for incomplete or possible missing information.

  • University degree; law, political science or a regulated profession preferred;
  • Experience interpreting and applying rules, legislation and regulations;
  • Experience performing analysis, identifying solutions and decision making in a formal environment;
  • Experience communicating with stakeholders; in a national context;
  • Experience in the development of legislation (Acts and Regulations), standards, and/or policy and associated materials; and
  • Experience managing one or more staff will be considered an asset;

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:

  • Experience in managing multiple issues with critical timelines with demonstrated stress resilience;
  • Experience with finding solutions within complex topics, including identification of contingencies and implications of action;
  • Experience developing and delivering information sessions or workshops;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion;
  • Ability to think flexibly and adapt to a changing environment;
  • Ability to promote teamwork and relationship building with coworkers and partners outside of government;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; and
  • Proficiency with standard office software.

Job Requirements: Willingness to travel is a requirement of this position.


Eligibility List
12 months
Post Date
24 November 2021
Close Date
7 December 2021

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