Development Assessment Coordinator
Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Government

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Posted: 06-11-2019

Closes: 4:00pm (PST): June 25, 2019



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Development Assessment Coordinator - Permanent
Department: Natural Resources
Posting Date: May 27, 2019
Standard Hours Bi-Weekly: 75 Full-time
Start date: Immediately
Salary: Level 8 Step 1($81,014)

Closing Date 4:00pm (PST): June 25, 2019

Reporting to the Land and Resources Manager, the incumbent is responsible for assisting with the implementation of Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in initiatives related to land and resource use, including providing land and resource protection and technical support. The incumbent is responsible for coordinating TH's participation in the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment and related processes. The emphasis of this position is to assess the environmental and socio-cultural impacts of proposed developments or use of TH lands and resources.

If this opportunity interests you, please submit a cover letter & resume clearly demonstrating the qualifications below, as selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide:

Essential Qualifications:

· Undergraduate degree or extensive course-work and experience relating to any of the following disciplines: environmental science, ecology, environmental impact assessment, natural resource management, socio-economic assessment, natural resource planning, indigenous studies or First Nations planning. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered;
· Knowledge of policy and legislation design;
· Ability to review, interpret, evaluate, analyze and synthesize various sources of information, including; case law, precedents, reports, technical data, statistics and traditional knowledge into clear and concise position statements;
· Knowledge of land and resource issues, development activities, legislation and regulations affecting First Nations;
· Ability to understand, interpret, and present documents to persons with a range of understanding;
· Experience using a database, interpreting scientific and socio-economic data and research;
· Knowledge of YESAB/YESSA and other environmental assessment legislation;
· Familiarity with placer mining;
· Familiarity with GIS software.


· Course-work and experience in GIS and digital mapping;
· Knowledge of Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in Government structure, cultures, traditions and values;

Conditions of Employment:

· Mandatory confidentiality is a condition of employment for all Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in personnel. Failure to meet this requirement could result in dismissal.
· Criminal Record Check;
· Driver's license with clear abstract;
· Standard first aid; boat safety;
· Medical clearance;
· Possession Acquisition license.

A detailed job description is available upon request

For more information, contact Human Resources
Phone: (867) 993-7100 – EX: 126 or 212 Fax: (867) 993-6553 Email:
Mail: Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in Government, P.O. Box 599, Dawson City, Yukon, Y0B 1G0
Physical Location: 1242 Front Street, Dawson City, Yukon

We thank all applicants, but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

"To work together, to speak with one voice and to serve Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in Citizens in the pursuit of a strong, healthy, and united


Positions open: 1
Hours per Week: Full-Time
Wage: Level 8 Step 1($81,014)

Full Time Permanent

Application Process

Applicants must include:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter

Apply to: Human Resources
Fax: +1 (867) 993-6553
In Person:
PO Box 599, Dawson City, Yukon Y0B 1G0 Physical Location: 1242 Front Street, Dawson City, Yukon