Development Assessment Coordinator

Tr’ondek Hwech’in
Front Street, Dawson (Dawson City, YT)
Full time
Hours / week:
37.5 hours/week
Wage / Salary:
$88,576/year salary
Date posted:
Closing date:


Development Assessment Coordinator – Permanent 

Department: Natural Resources, Land and Resources Branch 

Location: Tr’ondek Hwech’in Offices – Dawson, YT 

Posting Date: September 9, 2022 

Standard Hours Bi-Weekly75 

Start Date: Immediately 

Salary: Level 8 Step 1 ($88,576.12 annually) 


Closing Date 4:00pm (YST): September 23, 2022 


Reporting to the Land and Resources Manager, the incumbent is responsible for assisting with the >span class="NormalTextRun SpellingErrorV2Themed SCXW197048574 BCX0">Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in initiatives related to land and resource use, including providing land and resource protection and technical support. The incumbent is responsible for coordinating TH’s participation in the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment and related processes. The emphasis of this position is to assess the environmental and socio-cultural impacts of proposed developments or use of TH lands and resources. 

An Eligibility List may be established from this competition – the duration of the eligibility list may be up to 12 months. The eligibility list may be used to fill future permanent full-time, permanent part-time, temporary full-time, temporary part-time, term, or auxiliary on-call vacancies within the same department and classification based on the organizational needs by going the next highest ranked candidate until the eligibility list expires.  

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. Applications will not be accepted without a cover letter and resume. 

Essential Qualifications:  

  • Post-Secondary Degree / Diploma / Certification in environmental science, ecology, environmental impact assessment, natural resource management, socio-economic assessment, natural resource planning, Indigenous studies combined with relevant experience working in a similar field. An equivalent combination of education, knowledge, skills and experience may be considered. 
  • Experience reviewing, interpreting, evaluating, analyzing and synthesizing various sources of information, including; case law, precedents, reports, technical data, statistics and traditional knowledge into clear and concise position statements. 
  • Knowledge of land and resource issues, development activities, legislation and regulations affecting First Nations. 
  • Knowledge of YESAB/YESSA and other environmental assessment legislation. 
  • Understanding and experience with interpreting and presenting documents to audiences with a range of understanding.   
  • Experience using a database, interpreting scientific and socio-economic data and research. 
  • Ability to work independently, establish priorities, take initiative and be self-motivated. 
  • Ability to provide appropriate guidance and delegation to staff in a busy team environment. 


  • Experience and training in GIS and digital map production. 
  • Knowledge of policy and legislation design. 
  • Familiarity with mining industry practices, legislation and issues.  
  • Ability to manage stress effectively. 

Conditions of Employment: 

  • Criminal Records Check. 
  • Standard First Aid and willingness to take Advanced Wilderness First Aid. 
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s license with clear Driver’s Abstract. 
  • TH101 Cultural Awareness Training


A detailed job description is available upon request.  

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