Job title: Director – Conservation Officer Services Branch

Company: Government of Yukon

Job description: This is a full-time permanent position, working 75 hours bi-weekly.Our roleAs trusted environmental stewards, Department of Environment professionals are committed to a healthy, sustainable, and prosperous Yukon. Our people are dedicated to keeping the air, land, and water clean, the responsible management of wildlife and fostering opportunities to connect with nature. We enrich governance through building our relationships with Yukon First Nation and transboundary Indigenous partners and through the application of both science and traditional knowledge in our decision-making.Your roleThe Director of Conservation Services Branch is responsible in establishing and maintaining trusting, productive, and collaborative relationships with various Government of Yukon departments, Indigenous governments, and other stakeholders. This work is undertaken to advance the Department’s and government’s interests in the context of natural resource law compliance and enforcement that is safe, principled and effective, providing proactive solutions to operational challenges, and demonstrating alignment with strategic direction.This position is responsible for providing leadership, analysis and advice to senior management and other government departments to ensure effective delivery of all Branch programs and enforcement of relevant legislation throughout the Yukon Territory.Reporting to the Assistant Deputy Minister, this position is responsible for managing the Branch and two key operational groups, Field Operations and Program Support.For more information about this position, please contact: Briar Young, ADM Environmental Sustainability atFor information on recruitment process, please contact: Sonya Parsons, Director, Human Resources atEssential Qualifications:Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet each of the following qualifications. Note that selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your application.

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  • Post Secondary education in a natural resource management field (i.e. wildlife, fisheries, etc), ideally combined with business/public administration, or other relevant areas.
  • Significant experience in a management/leadership capacity, including strategic planning, and managing human and financial resources within a strategic context.
  • Experience in leading and managing projects involving multiple stakeholders and/or Indigenous governments. Ensuring that activities and projects include and respect the voices and contributions of all cultural groups, particularly indigenous and local communities.
  • Experience motivating and engaging team members through change.

Candidates with related post-secondary coursework and considerable experience as outlined above will be given equal consideration.Desired Skills, Knowledge, and SuitabilityTo support key objectives and operational needs of this position, candidates will be assessed on the following:

  • Thinking strategically by critically assessing options and implications.
  • Influencing others by exhibiting strong interpersonal skills with an ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with a broad range of internal and external partners.
  • Leading Change and innovation by Leading the organization effectively through changing environments, and creates and implements a vision of an organization that is willing to take risks and test new approaches
  • Cultural competencies ensuring effective communication, collaboration, and understanding across different cultures enabling relationships of trust and credibility.

Conditions of Employment

  • Ability to obtain a Valid Firearms Possession and Acquisition License.
  • Security Clearance (RCMP).
  • Statutory Declaration of any convictions under any federal, provincial/territorial or municipal legislation within the last five years.

Job Requirements: Travel within the territory is required, and occasional travel within Canada and United States.Application requirements:

  • Please include a short cover letter with your resume. In your cover letter, discuss a project or achievement that you’re proud of and explain its relevance to the demands of this position. Keep your response to under 350 words.
  • Your resume should not exceed 2000 words (not including cover letter).

Why joining us is a great idea.Yukon government has been recognized as aWe support balancing personal and professional needs through comprehensive benefits, the ability to build your professional skills through learning and developmental opportunities, and flexible work and leave options.To learn more about what the Yukon Government has to offer, check us outThere’s no best way to tell you why the Yukon is an amazing place to live and work but you can see some of what our Territory has to offerEligibility List10 monthsPost Date26 June 2024Close Date16 July 2024Job Description

Location: Whitehorse, YT

Job date: Thu, 27 Jun 2024 22:37:06 GMT