(867) 996-2265 NNDFN Main Line

Job Opportunity: Environmental Assessment Officer

Position – Environmental Assessment Officer
Department: Lands and Resources
Posting Date: October 5, 2020
Standard Hours Bi-weekly: 75 hours
Salary: Level 6, ($29.60), based on experience
Closing Date: October 19, 2020
SUMMARY:
Reporting to the Manager of Lands and Resources, the Environmental Assessment Officer is responsible for all aspects of Environmental assessment on behalf of the First Nation, contributing to the Yukon Environmental and Socio-Economic Assessment Act. Other duties include compliance monitoring and inspection, contaminants and waste management, water quality monitoring and data management. The incumbent will be the lead technician in the Lands and Resource Department to become the major “decision support” mechanism used by the FNNND Council. This position is responsible for coordinating input to the Environment Assessment process and promoting priorities and objectives of the FNNND Final and Self-Government Agreements.
QUALIFICATIONS:
• Completion of a minimum 2-year diploma or equivalent in Environmental Studies, Science and/or Resource Management;
• 2-3 years experience working in a land and resources management, setting preferably in a First Nation government, or;
• An equivalent combination of education, work experience and on-job-job training may be acceptable;
• Experience in principles and practices of environmental management legislation and regulatory regime in the Yukon (Federal, Territorial and First Nation), and;
• Experience working with Federal and Territorial Departments on environmental and/or resource management matters and knowledge of environmental issues in the Yukon especially related to mining and oil and gas developments.
• Computer skills (Microsoft Office), and
• Knowledge of the UFA and FNNND Self Government Agreements, and traditions of Yukon and NND First Nation Citizens.
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:
• Valid Class 5 Driver’s License and Abstract;
• Criminal Record Check – Vulnerable sector
• FAC (or willing to obtain)
• Wilderness First Aid (or willing to obtain)
• Boat Operator Certificate, All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) and Snow machine Operations Certificate (or willing to obtain)
A detailed job description is available upon request
For more information or to submit your cover letter/resume and or application, contact:
Millie Olsen, Human Resources
Phone: (867) 996-2265, Ext 203 Email: millie.olsen@nndfn.com
Mail: First Nation of Nacho Nyak Dun, PO Box 120, Mayo Yukon Y0B 1M0
We thank all applicants, but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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