Environment and Natural Resources

Environment and Natural Resources Officer Competition #19-20-59
Employment: Regular Full-Time (start ASAP)
Salary: Level 7 – $66,480.00 – $77,773.00
Robust Benefits and Pension Package
Location: Haines Junction, YT

Job Summary:
Reporting to the Manager of Environmental and Natural Resources, the Environment and Natural Resources Officer is responsible for reviewing and responding to proposed project activities in the traditional territory. This includes coordinating and taking a lead on CAFN representation in Development Assessment, the Yukon Water Board, and Government referrals. The position will also assist with engaging on the operational management of quartz and placer mineral exploration and development, energy and forestry projects in the traditional territory, with emphasis on acting as a key liaison between Industry and the Heritage, Lands and Resources Department.

Education and Experience:
The candidate will require a minimum of two years of post-secondary education/ graduation, in a related field, which may include: Natural Resources Sciences/ Management; or Environmental Sciences / Management; or Lands Management; or Water Sciences/ Resource Management Geosciences /mining and mineral exploration. Preference will be given to graduates of a University degree in a related field. The candidate should also have at least three years of practical work experience in a related field. Candidates with experience in other relevant fields of study may be considered. Candidates that can demonstrate experience, knowledge and ability that meet an equivalency may be considered.

Conditions of Employment:
• Valid Class 5 Yukon Driver’s License and a Clean Driver’s abstract
• Sign the CAFN Oath of Confidentiality

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.

For a complete job description please click here : or the CAFN website at www.cafn.ca or contact below.

Deadline: 4:30 pm on February 28, 2020

Send current resume and supporting documents to:
Megan MacKellar
Human Resources Officer
Fax: (867) 634-7071
Phone: (867) 634-4200 ext. 245