Lands Manager

Carcross/Tagish First Nation
Carcross/Tagish First Nation
Carcross, Carcross, Yukon (Carcross, YT)
Full time
Hours / week:
35 hours/week
Wage / Salary:
Not Disclosed
Date posted:
Closing date:
Contact Info:
Human Resources
867-821-4251 |


Job Title:              Lands Manager                       
Department:        Heritage, Lands & Natural Resources
Status:                  Permanent
Salary:                  $65,034.98 - $83,547.60


Reporting to the Director, Heritage, Lands & Natural Resources, the Lands Manager is responsible for developing, implementing and administering land management programs for the Government of Carcross/Tagish First Nation (C/TFN) and for integrating the four elements of the Values and Virtues of Life (mental, emotional, spiritual and physical) into these programs.

Among other duties, this will entail:

Developing, implementing and administering land use laws and policies, such as for the issuance of permits, charging of fees, overseeing inspections and enforcement;

  • Developing, implementing and administering the Government of C/TFN (GC/TFN) land registry for recording interests in settlement land such as lease agreements, encroachments, and site selections for residential, commercial and traditional uses;
  • Developing, implementing and administering a system for the payment of lease fees and property taxes;
  • Providing advice, monitoring and conducting negotiations with respect to administration and renewal of existing rights on settlement land;
  • Providing advice and/or conduct negotiations on rights of access to and across Settlement Land;


  • Diploma in Renewable Resources, Land Management, Natural Resource Management or related post-secondary education
  • Three to five years’ experience in the field of land management
  • Working knowledge of Final Agreements, in particular related to land management matters
  • Knowledge of Carcross/Tagish First Nation history, culture, traditional territory, and demographics
  • Experience in writing reports and briefing notes
  • Experience supervising employees
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills including oral, written and presentation
  • Completion of Peacemaking Circle Training is encouraged and will be considered an asset


  • RCMP Criminal Record Check
  • Valid class 5 Yukon driver’s license
  • Must be willing and able to travel both in and outside of Yukon
Additional Information:
We encourage all qualified applicants to apply however preference will be given to Carcross/Tagish First Nation citizens on all competitions for C/TFN. We thank all those who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Please Note: • No compensation will be given for moving costs and applicants must be eligible to work in Canada. • Job descriptions are available from GC/TFN Human Resource Department
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