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New Job Manager, Major Mines Licencing In Yukon

Manager, Major Mines Licencing
Manager, Major Mines Licencing

Manager, Major Mines Licencing

Company : Yukon Government
Salary : $96,685–$132,781 a year
Location : Yukon

Full Description

This is a full time, permanent position working 75 hours biweekly.

The Mineral Resources Branch of the Department of Energy Mines and Resources is responsible for the regulation of a sustainable mining industry in the Yukon. As a member of the Mineral Resources Branch management team, this position is responsible for managing the Major Mines team and contributing to Branch operations and development of key policies and practices that support an active regulatory circumstance for major mines projects in Yukon.

Reporting to the Director, Mineral Resources, this position is responsible for directing, planning, coordinating, implementing and evaluating Unit program areas. This includes reviewing and recommending for approval mining development plans, operating plans, reclamation and closure plans and preparation of quartz mining licenses. This position is responsible for providing management leadership, coaching and mentoring to its staff of three Mining Technologists, located in Whitehorse. We are looking for a highly motivated and committed individual who has strong supervisory skills, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and a solid understanding of the processes associated with successful program delivery. Strong leadership, team building, strategic thinking, influencing others and creative problem solving skills are essential to be successful in this key position.

For more information about this position, please contact Todd Powell, Director, Mineral Resources at (867) 667-3126 or email at [email protected].

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.

  • A science degree in natural resource management, environmental science, engineering or a related filed with a considerable amount of experience in mine development, reclamation or mining regulation.

Considerable and progressively more senior experience in the following areas:

  • Developing or evaluating technical mine plans (e.g. reclamation and closure);
  • Developing operational policy, implementing procedures relevant to organizational growth, and applying regulatory frameworks to mine projects;
  • Building constructive relationships within and outside your organization, including the development of successful partnerships with First Nations, communities, non-government organizations and other government departments;
  • Experience managing human resources, including: developing people, leading teams with diverse skills, mentoring, and performance management;
  • Experience working with the Yukon mining regulatory and assessment processes and the requirements under the Yukon Umbrella Final Agreement and Yukon First Nation Agreements would be an asset.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability
Candidates will be expected to demonstrate their competence according to the standards set within the Yukon Government Core Competency Framework.
The competition will specifically focus on, but not limit itself to, the following competencies: modeling interpersonal skills and personal responsibility; strategic thinking; taking action and achieving results; and influencing others.
This position requires a person with considerable knowledge of environmental and financial considerations in development and operation of mining projects.

Conditions of Employment: Valid Class 5 Drivers Licence
Job Requirements: Travel within Yukon is required, sometimes on commercial aircraft

Eligibility List
12 months
Post Date
16 June 2022
Close Date
7 July 2022