New Job Forest Management Legislation Advisor And Negotiator In Yukon

Forest Management Legislation Advisor and Negotiator
Forest Management Legislation Advisor and Negotiator

Forest Management Legislation Advisor and Negotiator

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $95,248–$110,615 a year
Location : Yukon

Full Description

This is for a term position, working 75 hours bi-weekly until January 31, 2025.

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 Forest Management Branch is responsible for the management of Yukon's forest resources and is committed to sustainable forest management. The Forest Management Branch emphasizes integrity and professional conduct and is dedicated to building and maintaining relationships with various agencies within the Government of Yukon and other governments.

This position is the key policy and legislation leader in charge of development and implementation of the Forest Resources Act and strategic planning. This role is responsible for leading and coordinating the development, research, implementation and revision of forest resource, legislation, regulations, and policy as well as regional forest planning, to support the sustainable development and management of Yukon's forest resources.

For more information about this position, please contact: Michelle Sicotte, Director, Forest Management Branch at (867) 332-5879 or [email protected].

Essential Qualifications
Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the following qualifications. Visit our website on how to write your resume when applying on Yukon government jobs. Please note selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume.

  • Degree in natural resources, forest management, public administration, or a related field.

Experience in the following areas:

  • Experience planning, leading, and providing direction, advice and recommendations on complex natural resource issues.
  • Experience researching, developing, and analyzing policy, procedures and legislation related to natural resource management.
  • Experience leading and coordinating natural resource projects or project teams.
  • Experience facilitating working groups and multi-party public consultation processes.
  • Experience developing strategic level forest management plans or land use plans.

Candidates who have post-secondary education combined with considerable 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 their:

  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to resolve conflicts and build consensus.
  • Attention to detail and goal oriented.
  • Ability to work in a client service-oriented environment.
  • Candidates must understand and be able to interpret legislation, policies and regulations related to forest management.

Conditions of Employment

Valid Class 5 driver’s licence.

Job Requirements

Willingness to travel within the Yukon.

Eligibility List
12 months
Post Date
27 January 2023
Close Date
9 February 2023