• KwänlinWhitehorse
  • Takhini River
  • Dä̀kwä̀kä̀daHaines Junction
  • ShadęlChampagne
  • Tthe yänlinCanyon
  • Lu ghäKlukshu

Parks Canada Employment Opportunity

Jun 13, 2022

Attention CAFN and KFN Citizens We’re hiring!

Parks Canada in Haines Junction is looking for a qualified person to join our fantastic Resource Conservation team this summer.

We invite you to be part of a collaborative Conservation and Restoration Project focused on Forest Health in Kluane National Park. We are looking for someone enthusiastic, energetic and a right fit with our team!
Important notes:

This is an employment opportunity for two and a half years (to be filled as soon as possible and ending March 31, 2025). The salary range is $57,924 to $70,474 per year (plus applicable Isolated Post
Allowance; salary under review).

What are we looking for?

Experience:
• Experience travelling or working in the field and remote wilderness
• Experience using a variety of data/sample collection equipment and methods
• Experience working in a forest ecology/ forest management / fire management setting that include at least 2 of the following activities: research and monitoring; mensuration and inventory work; site
assessments; impact assessment; fire suppression; prescribed burning; on-the-land projects linked to First Nation’s cultural activities and revival; and/or the development or technical review/editing of
strategic or operational planning.
• Experience participating in two (2) or more of the following:
1) Field work logistics (such as planning, preparing or organizing equipment, travel or food for field projects or outdoor activities);
2) synthesis of background information (such as gathering and summarizing information for reports, presentations, plans etc.);
3) Writing draft plans and reports (such as site level forest operations plans or prescribed burn plans);
4) data/sample analysis (such as compiling and summarizing information collected);
• Experience contributing to the preparation of land or resource management plans or assessments, technical/scientific reports and manuscripts drafts, presentations, website information, or displays

Knowledge:
• Knowledge of terrestrial/aquatic environment, vegetation and wildlife characteristics specific to Kluane National Park and Reserve and area.
• Knowledge of modern land claim agreements and co-operative management obligations and arrangements with respect to Kluane National Park and Reserve.
• Knowledge of conservation biology and natural science theories and principles.
• Practical knowledge related to forest management, wildland fire or other resource assessment work

Abilities:
• Ability to follow procedures and protocol, and adapt as required to meet unexpected conditions (such
as unexpected weather, challenging backcountry environments, terrain/waterways, etc.)
• Ability to work competently with spatial and non-spatial data using various media and software
• Ability to participate in teams in response to emergency incidents

Personal Suitability:
• Inclusiveness, including the ability to work co-operatively with aboriginal management and in a
culturally diverse environment
• Personally connects with people
• Integrity and respect
• Communicates effectively (written and oral)

Conditions of employment
• Reliability Status security clearance
• All Parks Canada Agency employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and
attest to their vaccination status unless accommodated based on a medical contraindication,
religion, or another prohibited ground of discrimination as defined under the Canadian Human Rights Act.
• Mobility, usually associated with a driver’s license, to travel to different work sites or possess and
maintain a valid Yukon Class 5 driver’s license or equivalent

How to apply:
The current posting is only open to those who self-identify as Champagne and Aishihik First Nations or Kluane First Nation citizens. Please let us know that you meet this criterion when you apply.

Please submit a cover letter outlining your experience and how it fits the position, as well as your résumé to Nirmolak.kang@pc.gc.ca by Monday, June 27, 2022.