New Job Assistant Deputy Minister - Environmental Sustainability In Yukon

Assistant Deputy Minister - Environmental Sustainability
Assistant Deputy Minister - Environmental Sustainability

Assistant Deputy Minister - Environmental Sustainability

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $143,119–$196,460 a year
Location : Yukon

Full Description

Environment – who we are

We are trusted environmental stewards, working with our colleagues, stakeholders and the public, to keep the Yukon healthy and sustainable.

Our priorities are to:

  • Keep the air, land and water clean
  • Manage the territory’s wildlife responsibly
  • Support wildlife viewing and on the land opportunities
  • Advance reconciliation
  • Build and support climate resilience
  • Be trusted environmental stewards

Who we’re looking for – maybe it’s you!

The ADM, Environmental Sustainability is a key member of the departmental senior management team, and is responsible for developing and implementing environmental management policies, programs, and services.
The successful candidate can envision and implement change in a methodical and collaborative manner. Your expertise and big picture thinking balances the needs of stakeholders and clients at all levels. You are thoughtful, influential and strategic and ensure success within government structures and processes. You can motivate and lead diverse team of professionals to achieve results in a complex environment, and can build positive, professional, and reciprocal relationships and networks.

The ADM, Environmental Sustainability is directly responsible for and provides leadership to six (6) branches:

  • Animal Health Unit
  • Conservation Officer Services
  • Environmental Protection and Assessment
  • Fish and Wildlife
  • Parks
  • Water Resources

For information regarding this competition, please contact: Sasha Sywulsky, Director, Human Resources at [email protected]

Essential Qualifications

Please submit your resume outlining your experience:

  • Degree in Public Administration, Environmental Sciences, Natural Resource Management or related discipline;
  • Strong executive-level experience in the public sector;
  • Theoretical base in leadership and public sector administration, including strategic planning, human resources, and financial management
  • Experience providing strategic leadership in the management of diverse and complex program areas, leading teams and working collaboratively across government and externally;
  • Experience taking action and achieving results by developing and implementing environmental management policies, programs and services would be an asset;
  • Experience with First Nations Final and Self-Government Agreements as they relate to environmental programs would be an asset.

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

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability

As an ideal candidate, you will have a proven record of success as a strategic, influential and service-oriented leader who has effectively committed and applied resources to achieve positive and meaningful results. You are able to balance multiple priorities in a complex, multi-disciplinary and often high-profile work environment, and build effective relationships within your department, across government and externally (federal, provincial/territorial, municipal and First Nations). Through visionary leadership, political acumen, resilience and a willingness to take calculated risks, you are able to integrate and operationalize significant and fast paced change. You model appropriate behaviors and promote a highly engaged workforce through organizational commitment, supportive relationships, self-awareness and ethical decision making.

Please see: Assistant Deputy Minister Job Profile for additional information on the competencies required for this position.

Job requirements: Travel within and outside of Yukon.

Why joining us is a great idea

Yukon government has been recognized as a Top 100 Canadian Employer since 2014.

We support balancing personal and professional needs through comprehensive benefits, the ability to build your professional skills through learning and developmental opportunities, and flexible work and leave options.

There’s no best way to tell you why Yukon is an amazing place to live and work but you can see some of what our Territory has to offer here:

  • Working at the Yukon Government
  • Explore Whitehorse
  • Travel Yukon
Eligibility List
12 months
Post Date
6 February 2023
Close Date
3 March 2023