Employment

Environmental/YESAA Officer

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 6, 2019
Close date:      September 13, 2019

Community Support Coordinator

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

Overview

The Community Support Worker supports individuals and families with achieving wellness goals through outreach, prevention, pre-treatments, support, counselling, education and activities that helps to improve the overall wellbeing for the KFN citizens and the community at large. This position will work closely with the Case Manager.

Duties

  • Implementing in collaboration with departmental counterparts and under the direction of the position supervisor, the MOA on Child Welfare between KFN and YG Health and Social Services
  • Coordinating and facilitating community awareness forums to empower and equip the community, families and parents towards developing risk free environments for children
  • Assisting KFN and the Department to develop and implement culturally appropriate policies and standards surrounding child protection matters
  • Acting to liaise, coordinate and facilitate family support systems with personal and professional resources and assisting in placement and aftercare plans
  • In coordination with the Language Nest Coordinator supporting the Daycare Coordinator as required to ensure proper staff to child supervision ratios are maintained at all times at the daycare.

Qualifications

Degree or Diploma in Counselling, Psychology, Social Work, or relevant degree/or a minimum 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.