Regulatory Research Officer

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 a positive attitude and who possesses the education, knowledge and skills to fill the following position: Regulatory Research Officer.

Under the authority of the YKDFN Chiefs and Council Government and reporting to the Director of Land and Environment, the Regulatory and Research Officer oversees and provides advice of land and environment activities within the Akaitcho Territory for Land and Environment division of the Yellowknives Dene First Nation.

The ideal candidate for this position will have completed a post-secondary diploma in Environmental or Resource Management or a related field coupled with two (2) years’ work experience. An equivalent combination of education and related course work with four (4) years related work experience will be considered. Knowledge of Yellowknives Dene traditional land use, culture and history, coupled with basic working knowledge of computer systems and in Geographic Information Systems are all definite assets. The candidate must be able to work with minimal supervision and interact with individuals of all levels in a professional manner. We are willing to train the right candidate who has a keen interest in the environmental field and who possesses excellent writing and computer skills.

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. To be considered, please forward your resume and cover letter by fax, email, post or hand delivery to:

Human Resources Division
Yellowknives Dene First Nation
P.O. Box 2514
Yellowknife, NT; X1A 2P8
Phone: (867) 873-4307
Fax: (867) 873-5969

This competition will remain open until suitable candidate is found. We thank all applicants and only those who have been short listed will be contacted.