Land & Resource Coordinator

Closing Date: 
Open till filledFriday, March 22, 2019
Yellowknives Dene First Nation
Contact Email:
Yellowknife, NWT

The Yellowknives Dene First Nation is committed to providing efficient programs and services for the people of Weledeh. We are looking for an individual who is self-motivated, team oriented with positive attitudes and who possess the education, knowledge and skills to fill the following position: Land & Resource Coordinator.

Under the authority of the Yellowknives Dene First Nation Government Chief and Council, the Land & Resource Coordinator contributes to the effective operation of the Land and Environment program by assisting with general tasks related to areas of land administration. The Land & Resource Coordinator will report to the Director of Land and Environment.

The Land & Resource Coordinator will conduct research, assist in the creation and maintenance of digital maps of lands related to YKDFN and the Chief Drygeese Territory, along with planning assistance for land use, land management and protection and associated services for the Land and Environment Department and its relevant programs. The Land & Resource Coordinator will advance land use planning for lands within Chief Drygeese Territory (YKDFN’s Traditional Territory) and participate in legislative review processes in relation to lands management. Additionally, related planning work will include research, preparations and logistics of community meetings and represent YKDFN both in the office and during community events.

The ideal candidate for this position will have completed a post-secondary in Land Management and Planning; Environmental Studies, or Diploma in Natural Resources or related disciplines coupled with two (2) years’ work experience; or an equivalent combination of education, relevant courses/training pertaining to land use planning and four (4) years’ work-related experiences will be considered. The candidate must be able to work with minimal supervision and interact with individuals of all levels in a professional manner.

A valid Class 5 driver’s license and private vehicle is required. Knowledge and/or experience working with the First Nations organizations, and the language, cultural history and customs of the Weledeh people are all definite assets.
A detailed Job Description for this position is available upon request.

The Yellowknives Dene First Nation offers a competitive wage with excellent comprehensive group insurance coverage and benefits. This competition will remain open until suitable candidate is found.

Human Resources Division
Yellowknives Dene First Nation
Phone: (867) 873-4307
Fax: (867) 873-5969

We thank all applicants and only those who have been short listed will be contacted.