New Job Senior Advisor In Yukon

Senior Advisor
Senior Advisor

Senior Advisor

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $90,020–$104,504 a year
Location : Yukon

Full Description

This posting is to fill one Term position with the option of a TA to start as soon as possible.

Highways and Public Works – who we are

Employees at Highways and Public Works are responsible for ensuring safe and efficient public highways, airstrips, buildings, and information systems. Our collective vision is to make a difference in the lives of Yukoners. At all levels of our organization, we value leadership, innovation, teamwork, and keeping our people safe. Our priorities are to be client focused, to support our people, to build sustainably, and to advance reconciliation throughout Yukon.

This opportunity…

The Senior Advisor is responsible for developing and providing strategies, recommendations and direction on engagement, consultation, and accommodation with Indigenous groups for the Transportation Engineering Branch. This position will collaborate with colleagues within the branch and other Yukon government departments to ensure that Indigenous groups are engaged and aware of projects and activities, working to deliver projects in a timely and effective manner. The work is fast-paced, varied and requires the ability to manage and prioritize several projects and tasks on a busy schedule.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please review this information: Apply on a job | Government of Yukon

Essential Qualifications (what we’re looking for in your resume):
Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet each of the following qualifications. Please note, selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume.

  • Degree in Public Administration, Political Science, Resource Management, First Nations Studies, Law, or related discipline.
  • Significant experience in negotiations, engagement, and consultations with or for Indigenous groups.
  • Experience working directly with or for Indigenous groups.
  • Experience providing advice, information, and recommendations to senior-level management.

If your resume shows education, training, and/or experience equivalent to the essential qualifications listed above, your application may be equally considered.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability (what candidates will be assessed on):

  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communications skills and ability to present materials and workshops to a wide variety of audiences,
  • Ability to exercise good judgment, decision-making, and problem solve,
  • Cultural sensitivity, and aptitude to apply knowledge and interpersonal skills that allow listening, understanding, empathy and appreciation, while working collaboratively and closely with individuals from Indigenous groups and other cultures,
  • Ability to assess challenges comprehensively and critically, while paying attention to details and accuracy,
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues across government and within the branch,
  • Strong organization/project management skills, including the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines,
  • Strong understanding of Final, Self-Government and Land Claim Agreements,
  • Familiarity with Yukon Socio-Economic Assessment Act (YESAA) and the Yukon First Nation Procurement Policy,
  • Ability to work well under pressure independently and within a team environment,
  • Ability and familiarity with the use of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Outlook, Excel) and file management software.

Conditions of Employment

Valid Yukon Class 5 Driver’s License.

Job Requirements

Travel throughout the Yukon.

Additional Information

  • Find out what we offer our employees
  • See why Yukon government has been identified as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers since 2014


If you have questions about this position, please contact Tracy Boyes, Senior Advisor Lead at [email protected]

If you have questions about applying for a job with Yukon government or if you need an accommodation for this staffing process, please contact Gillian Smith, HR Consultant at [email protected]

Eligibility List
12 months
Post Date
16 June 2023
Close Date
30 June 2023