Lands Officer
First Nation of Na-Cho Nyäk Dun

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Posted: 04-11-2019

Closes: 04-19-2019


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First Nation of Na-Cho Nyäk Dun


Position Title: Lands Officer (X2)
Department: Lands and Resources
Salary Range: Starting $27.01 per hour (Level 5)
Term: Full Time (75 hrs/ bi-weekly)
Closing Date: April 19, 2019

Job Summary:
Reporting to the Natural Resources Coordinator, the Lands Officer is responsible for implementing and ensuring compliance with the FNNND Lands Act, Regulations and Policies. Specific powers of the Lands Officer include carrying out compliance monitoring and inspections, exercising enforcement duties, issuing orders, notices and tickets and taking action to implement the provisions of the Lands Act and regulations. Other duties include contaminants and waste management, base line water quality monitoring, data management and acting as game guardians patrolling areas in the NNDTT that have high hunting pressures.

Main Duties:
· Provide inspectional and compliance duties related to the enforcement of FNNND laws and other governmental regulations where applicable;
· Conduct base line (or project specific) water quality, contaminate and waste management monitoring and data management, for environmental assessments conducted on major projects or as otherwise required;
· Investigate complaints concerning regulation infractions and violations, and enforce regulations related specifically to land use and development;
· Interpret and explain regulations to FNNND citizens and prepares associated reports and records for the FNNND and public;
· Patrol areas of high use;
· Work with other L&R staff to ensure that proper documentation and reporting of activities is completed; and
· Other duties as required.

· Completion of minimum 2 year diploma or equivalent in Environmental Studies, Science and/or Resource Management; and/or
· 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.

Conditions of Employment:
· MUST have valid Class 5 Driver's License and Driver's Abstract
· Security Clearance
· Wilderness First Aid & CPR
· Boat Operator Certificate
· Apparel
· The Incumbent must be willing to change with the ongoing evolution of NNDFN circle governance as it develops (and as it may change job description, job classification, & job reporting structure)

For a copy of the job description or to submit your Cover Letter and Resume please contact:
Dawna Hope, Manager, Lands and Resources
First Nation of Na-Cho Nyäk Dun
Phone: (867) 996-2265 Ext. 144
Fax: (867) 996-2267
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Positions open: 2
Hours per Week: Full Time (75 hrs/ Bi-weekly)
Wage: Starting $27.01/ hour (Level 5)

Full Time Permanent

Application Process

Applicants must include:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter

Apply to: Dawna Hope, Manager, Lands and Resources
Fax: +1 ((867)996) 2267