New Job Indigenous Climate Change Partnership Coordinator In Yukon

Indigenous Climate Change Partnership Coordinator
Indigenous Climate Change Partnership Coordinator

Indigenous Climate Change Partnership Coordinator

Company : Yukon Government
Salary : $40.32–$46.72 an hour
Location : Yukon

Full Description

Indigenous climate change policy and coordination.

This is a casual opportunity to work for six months, less than two days, working 75 hours a week.

Our role

We are environmental stewards, working with our colleagues and the public to keep our environment healthy and sustainable. "

Our priorities are to:

  • What is the best way to keep the air, land and water clean?
  • Manage your wildlife wisely. )
  • On the land, you can support a livestock operation and enjoy the outdoors.
  • Advance reconciliation.
  • How do I build and support climate resilience?
  • Be trusted environmental stewards.

What is it that we are looking for, maybe it's you?

As a Climate Change Indigenous Partnership Coordinator, you will inform how the Government of Yukon can strengthen relationships with Yukon First Nations and transboundary Indigenous groups, and work together to support climate action. The incumbent will engage with territorial and Indigenous government staff and knowledge holders, and recommend ways for weaving together Indigenous worldviews, scientific research, local knowledge, and policy. This role will help position Yukon’s Our Clean Future strategy to continue to build linkages with climate initiatives led by Yukon First Nations and transboundary Indigenous groups.

If you're currently an employee of Yukon University, a First Nations member of the City of Whitehorse, or a federal government employee, you may qualify for this opportunity through a Temporary Assignment or Secondment (with the approval of your spouse).

Curious about this opportunity?

For more information about this position, please contact Emma Seward, Strategic Implementation Manager at. [email protected]

For more information about the recruitment process, please contact us. [email protected]

Do not send resumes to either of these addresses, they will only be accepted through the E-Recruitment system.

To be considered for this opportunity, you'll need to demonstrate how you meet the following qualifications in your resume. Be sure to highlight how the experience you have acquired aligns with this position's must haves, including the month and year for each work experience entry. The selection process is based solely on the information you provide in your application.

Essential Qualifications

  • A post-secondary degree related to natural resources management, political science, environmental science and geography, or public administration or a related discipline.
  • Experience with research and analysis in a government setting.
  • Experience working in a multi-disciplinary and multi-jurisdictional environment.
  • Experience in program planning and/or development.
  • Working with the Yukon First Nations or transboundary Indigenous organizations. Experience

Candidates who have post-secondary coursework in office or business administration, or training and/or experience equivalent to the essential qualifications listed above will be considered equally.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Experience.
Candidates should have and may be assessed on:

  • Creativity, adaptability and problem solving skills.
  • How do I maintain effective working relationships?
  • What is the best way to learn about the First Nations culture, perspectives, and history?
  • Ability to think strategically.
  • Can work collaboratively with a broad range of internal and external partners.
  • Ability to conduct research, analyse information and draft decision making documents.
  • ) Ability to plan, manage and implement projects.
  • Working knowledge of climate change in a northern context.

Additional Information:

  • Job requirements: Occasional travel to the communities may be required.

Why is joining us a great idea?.

Since 2014, the Yukon government has been recognized as a top 100 Canadian employer.

We support balancing your personal and professional needs through comprehensive benefits, the ability to build your career by learning and developing new business opportunities, and flexible work and leave options..

There's no best way to tell you why Yukon is an amazing place for a vacation, but you can see some of what our country has to offer here.

  • What is it like to work in the Yukon government?
  • Explore Whitehorse
  • Travel Yukon

Eligibility List

12 months

Post Date

13 September 2023

Close Date

3 October 2023