Employment

Environmental/YESAA Officer

External Posting

Full-Time Term position from October 4, 2019 to July 2020
Salary: wage negotiable depending on experience
Based on 70 hours biweekly

Overview

Under the direction of the Natural Resources Manger, the Environmental Officer is responsible for monitoring and administering environmental acts, regulations, policies and procedures. This includes assessing development applications where KFN has jurisdiction and making recommendations regarding those applications to senior staff or Council. As well, they are responsible for monitoring projects within KFN jurisdiction or in co-management areas and serve as the overall technical support to KFN in matters relating to the environment.

Duties

  • Implementing and coordinating KFN’s responsibilities under YESAA
  • Engage with Haines Junction Designated Office on projects in KFN Traditional Territory
  • Work with YESSA templates to address values, impacts and mitigations
  • Conduct and perform environmental assessments and compliance monitoring by on-site visits and reviewing developer/operator terms and conditions on permits and licenses
  • Collection and dissemination of environmental issues related information including research and adaptation by gathering information from citizens, articles, and other government agencies
  • Monitor environmental cleanups
  • Assist in the development of a strategy to deal with environmental issues facing the KFN Traditional Territory

Qualifications

The position requires a minimum of 2 years Post-Secondary Education in the field of environmental assessment (YESAA) or completion of Environmental Officer Training Program or equivalent. Some work experience in environmental assessment and monitoring.

Please submit applications to: careers@kfn.ca  or fax to (867) 841-5900 no later than 5:00 pm on the closing date.

Thank you for your application, however, only qualifying candidates will be contacted.

Post date:        September 16, 2019
Close date:      Until Filled

Community Support Coordinator

Open Until Filled

Community Support Worker
Permanent, Full-Time Position
Salary: starting at $28.10/hour

Summary
The Community Support Coordinator supports individuals and families with achieving wellness goals through outreach, education and activities that helps to improve the overall well being of KFN Citizens and the community at large.

Job Duties
Main Activities in Community Support :

  • Reach out and support community members and their families who are dealing with trauma, hardship and addictions and work towards achieving their wellness goals.
  • Act as referral and support worker for those wanting addictions treatment and/or professional counselling.
  • Create opportunities for aftercare and follow up support services for those returning to the community from addictions treatment.
  • Organize activities that enhance individual and community wellness.
  • Support those who are dealing with residential school related issues and events.
  • Provide support and education for expecting mothers and fathers.
  • Liaise and collaborate with Yukon Government and other wellness services in Yukon that are available to the community.

Education/ Experience

  • Degree or Diploma in Counselling, Psychology, Social Work, or relevant degree and/or a minimum five (5) years experience working in the field of Wellness.
  • Experience working in a cross-cultural and team environment.

Candidates can submit their resume in confidence to: careers@kfn.ca

We thank you in advance for your application, however only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Post date:         June 12, 2019
Close date:       Until Filled