Field Operations Coordinator

Tr’ondek Hwech’in
Front Street, Dawson (Dawson City, YT)
Full time
Hours / week:
37.5 hours/week
Wage / Salary:
Not Disclosed
Date posted:
Closing date:


Field Operations Coordinator – Term  

Department: Natural Resources 

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

Posting Date: September 9, 2022 

Standard Hours Bi-Weekly75 

Start Date: Immediately 

End Date: March 31, 2023 (with possible extension) 

Salary: Level 8 Step 1 ($3,406.77 bi-weekly) 

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

Reporting to the Fish and Wildlife Manager, and the Lands and Resources Manager, this position is responsible for coordinating and scheduling patrols, fieldwork and training for Natural Resources (NR) staff who routinely collect field data in the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Traditional Territory (THTT). Additionally, the incumbent will assist with various project components related to implementing the TH Ecological and Land Use Monitoring Plan, including data collection, protocol development, reporting, and TH youth engagement. The incumbent will liaise with Natural Resources field staff, other TH departments, as well as external First Nation, federal and territorial governments, academic institutions and other organizations conducting field studies in the THTT. 

 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:  

  • Degree / Diploma in Natural Resources Management, Environmental or Biological Sciences, or a similar field of study combined with experience working in a similar role. An equivalent combination of education, training, skills and experience may be considered.  
  • Demonstrated experience coordinating land-based / field projects including scheduling, reporting, proposal development and budget tracking. 
  • Experience using digital devices to collect data and/or communicate (e.g., GPS, satellite phones, radios, InReach, tablets, drones). 
  • Familiarity with a variety of water, vegetation, fish and wildlife-related data collection techniques.  
  • Experience in compliance and enforcement of legislation/ policies / regulations. 
  • Proficient computer skills and records management normally required in an office setting (Microsoft Office), including word processing, spreadsheets, email and using internet search engines; 
  • Ability to provide appropriate guidance and delegation to staff in a busy team environment. 
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with an ability to meet complex deadlines. 


  • Ability to work independently, establish priorities, take initiative and be self-motivated. 
  • Strategic thinker and planner with an ability to effectively recommend suitable alternatives to address competing priorities.  
  • Familiarity with the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Final Agreement and the various chapters associated with renewable resource management.  
  • Knowledge of the history, cultures, traditional territory, goals and aspirations of the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in. 

 Conditions of Employment: 

  • Criminal Records Check. 
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers License with a clear drivers abstract. 
  • Remote First Aid certification (or willingness to obtain). 
  • TH101 Cultural Awareness training

 A detailed job description is available upon request.  

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