Policy Advisor
Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Government

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Posted: 11-17-2020

Closes: 11-30-2020


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Policy Advisor - Permanent
Department: Implementation
Posting Date: November 16, 2020
Standard Hours Bi-Weekly: 75
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: Level 9 Step 1 ($92,524.33 annual)

Closing Date 4:00pm (YST): November 30, 2020

The Policy Advisor is responsible for providing evidenced-based research, writing reports, and other correspondence, analyzing and providing technical advice on policies, legislation and strategies, and negotiating on the behalf of the Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in at intergovernmental engagements on a wide range of environmental, fish and wildlife, and Implementation matters, and protecting the inherent Aboriginal treaty rights of citizens.

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:
· An advanced post-secondary degree (Masters of PhD) in a relevant field (law, geography, environmental studies,
engineering, science). An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered
· Experience working on land and resources and/or fish and wild-life projects.
· Experience leading policy, legislation and/or research projects.
· Experience participating in intergovernmental or cross agency engagements and working groups.
· Experience in stakeholder management, dispute resolution and negotiations.
· Good research, analysis, and/or project management skills.
· Strong understanding of how First Nation, Territorial, and Federal Governments operate.
· Knowledge of the values, traditions and culture of the Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in.
· Excellent communication skills (writing, visual, oral) including presentations.

· Finance / budgeting skills.
· Planning, organizing, goal setting and work-plans.
· Proposal writing.
· Leadership and decision-making skills.
· Proven ability to work independently, with minimum supervision and within a team.
· Ability to travel, as necessary.
· Formal knowledge/experience working within First Nation governance structures and processes.

Conditions of Employment:
· Criminal Record Check.
· Class 4 Drivers License and Drivers Abstract.
· Attendance at General Assemblies, and Community Meetings as required.
· Willingness to travel as required.
· Possess or willingness to obtain: Class 4 Driver's License, First Aid / CPR Certificate and Wilderness First Aid;
Firearm Safety Certificate and Possession Acquisition Certificate, Marine Pleasure Craft Operators License, ATV Safety and

A detailed job description is available upon request.

For more information, contact Human Resources
Phone: (867) 993-7100 – EX: 126 or 170 Fax: (867) 993-6553 Email: hrjobs@trondek.ca
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: Standard Hours Bi-Weekly: 75
Wage: Level 9 Step 1 ($92,524.33 annual)

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