Lands Manager

Vuntut Gwitchin Government
Hours / week:
Not Specified
Wage / Salary:
Not Disclosed
Date posted:
Closing date:
Contact Info:
(867)966-3261 ext.256 |







This environmentally focused role will appeal to someone who is passionate about the implementation of modern treaties and the sustainable management of land and natural resources for future generations.


The Opportunity


Working for the government of the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation, you will be responsible for a diverse portfolio that includes the planning, legislation and administration of special management areas, regional land use plans, programs and services within Vuntut Gwitchin settlement lands and traditional territory. You will work closely with VGFN citizens and foster strategic relationships with co-management groups, other First Nations, Territorial and Federal governments.


Your ability to form ongoing relationships with stakeholders and your sensitivity to local issues along with your excellent communication skills will enhance your success in this position. The job is located in Old Crow, Yukon and requires occasional travel to other communities plus field trips throughout the year.




The ideal candidate will have a degree or diploma in Natural or Renewable Resource Management, Environmental Studies or a related field. You will have gained knowledge of the principles and practices of land resource planning and management normally associated with at least three years employment experience.


Knowledge of land management issues and legislation affecting First Nations both local and nationally is a requirement of this position. Knowledge of the Umbrella Final Agreement and the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation Final Agreement is considered an asset.


Special Working Conditions


Working occasionally in outdoor, rugged and remote environments.

Willingness to obtain Standard First Aid or Wilderness First Aid Certificates.


The VGG offers a competititive benefits package.


Salary:           $84,027.00-$100,846.00 includes remoteness allowance of $8,200

Hourly:          $49.72 - $59.67

Status:           Indeterminate


Posting date: July 28, 2021                                 Closing Date: August 11, 2021


Please submit resume that includes related job experience to:


Crystal Linklater

Human Resources Manager

Box 94, Old Crow, YT Y0B 1N0

Phone: (867) 966-3261 ext. 256



While qualified VGFN citizens will be given preference, all interested and qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.



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