Indigenous Climate Change Partnership Coordinator
897R+W6, Yukon Crossing, YT Y0B 1V0, Canada, Part Time
Government of Yukon -> Environment – Climate Change Secretariat – Administration Location Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2C6 CA (Primary) Job Type Casual End Date 26 April 2024 Full/Part Time Full-time Standard Hours Bi-weekly 75 Classification AR13 $40.32 – $46.72 Union OTH Days Off Saturday/Sunday Travel 10% Admissibility Open to all Candidates, Preference – Canadian Indigenous Ancestry, Preference – Yukon First Nations ancestry This competition is open to all candidates who meet the above noted Admissibility. A hiring preference will apply for qualified candidates of Canadian Indigenous ancestry, with a priority for qualified Yukon First Nation candidates. This initiative is in support of Yukon government’s goal for a representative public service. For more information on the hiring preference visit www.yukon.ca/hiring-preference .
Job Summary and Requirements This is a casual opportunity for a period of six (6) months less two (2) days, working 75 hours bi-weekly. Our role 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 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 Yukon First Nation Government, the City of Whitehorse, the Federal Government, or other government organization, you may qualify for this opportunity through a temporary assignment or secondment opportunity (with the approval of your supervisor).
Curious about this opportunity?. For more information about this position, please contact Emma Seward, Strategy Implementation Manager at Emma.Sewardyukon.ca Please do not email resumes to either of these addresses; resumes 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 the ‘must haves’ for this position, including the month and year for each work experience entry .
Selection for further consideration is based solely on the information you provide in your resume. Essential Qualifications A post-secondary degree related to natural resources management, political science, environmental science, geography, public administration or a related discipline. Experience conducting research and analysis in a government setting. Experience working in a multi-disciplinary and multi-jurisdictional environment.
Experience in program planning and/or development. Experience working with Yukon First Nations or transboundary Indigenous organizations. Candidates who have post-secondary coursework in office or business administration, training, and/or experience equivalent to the essential qualifications listed above will be equally considered. Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability Candidates should have and may be assessed on: Creativity, adaptability, and problem-solving skills.
Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships. Knowledge of Yukon First Nation’s culture, perspectives and history. Ability to think strategically. Ability to work collaboratively with a broad range of internal and external partners.
Ability to conduct research, analyze information and draft decision making documents. Ability to plan, manage and implement projects and. Working knowledge of climate change in a northern context. Additional Information: Job Requirements: Occasional travel to the communities may be required 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 .
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