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Competition #21-22-43 Salmon Stewardship Program Officer

Fixed Term Full-time    (November 2021 to November 2024)

Salary: Level 7 – $68,081.00 – $79,645.00

Robust Benefits and Pension Package

Location: Haines Junction

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Fish and Wildlife Manager, this position supports CAFN’s salmon program by implementing a Dän K’e approach to salmon management planning and ensuring CAFN effectively fulfils its mandate and responsibilities under the CAFN Final Agreement and other agreements.  It is responsible for researching, collecting, and analysing data for the Department with the goal of protecting and restoring salmon, developing a salmon relationship plan, and performs other related duties 

Education and Experience:

Post-secondary education in Resource Management, Environmental Sciences, or related discipline, along with some related experience working with First Nations in decolonized approaches.  Proficiency in MS Office is required.  Experience with remote field data collection, scheduling/work planning, community/Elder engagement, and project management is required. Experience in using database and information management systems is also required.  Excellent research and report writing skills are essential.  An equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience may be considered.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Criminal Record Check
  • Valid Yukon Class 5 driver’s license
  • Boat Operator Certificate, All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) certificate, Snow machine Operations Certificate, Valid Wilderness First Aid Certificate, or willing to obtain.
  • Willing and able to travel to other CAFN communities
  • Willingness to work evenings and/or weekends, as required
  • Extended workdays may be required to accomplish tasks and meet workload demands during peak periods, as directed
  • Mandatory confidentiality is a condition of employment for all CAFN personnel
  • All Champagne and Aishihik First Nations employees are expected to conduct their duties in a harmonious and cooperative manner intended to enhance the First Nations efforts to build a strong and prosperous Government.


CAFN is an equal opportunity employer, however, qualified Aboriginal applicants will be given priority in accordance with the Aboriginal Employment Preference Policy of the Canadian Human Rights Commission.

Please note that selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume. We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. 

Temporary Assignments may be considered. Please ensure you have supervisor approval before applying.

Job description: JD_Salmon Stewardship Program Officer April 2021_Final

Deadline: 4:30 pm on November 5, 2021

Send current resume and supporting documents to:

Megan MacKellar

Human Resources Officer

Phone: (867) 634-4200 ext. 245