NR Steward Intern

Tr’ondek Hwech’in
Tr’ondek Hwech’in Government
Front Street, Dawson City, Yukon Territory, Y0B 1G0, Canada (Dawson City, YT)
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Competition #: 2024-05-011

NR Steward Intern - Term
Department: Natural Resources
Location: Tr’ondek Hwech’in Offices – Dawson, YT
Posting Date:  May 10, 2024
Standard Hours Bi-Weekly:  75
Start Date: Immediately
End Date:  August 20, 2024
Salary:  Level 2 Step 1 ($27.36 hourly) 

Closing Date:  Until Filled

This position will expose citizens to numerous opportunities within the natural resources field and provide them with unique experiences working within the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in (TH) Traditional Territory (TT) for Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in people. The Natural Resources Steward Intern will be assisting the Natural Resources Department with a wide variety of tasks and duties: program-planning, field work administration duties, detailed field notes and photos, compiled field reporting, assistance with TH culture camps, community harvesting/ butchering, etc. The focus of this position will be on field work, however office related tasks related to reporting and recording field observations, and other office duties, will be required. The position will also be expected to attend events which require overnights in a camp-like setting and assisting with the Klondike River Chinook Salmon Sonar.   

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:  

  • Must be a TH Citizen aged 18 or older.
  • Must have an interest in the field of Natural Resource Management, Environmental Science, Biology, Geography, or related field.  
  • Basic knowledge of computers.  
  • Cross cultural awareness, sensitivity and understanding.  
  • Bear Aware training or willingness to obtain certification. 
  • Willingness to take courses such as ATV Training, Boat Safety and others that may arise for the position. 


  • Database management an asset 
  • Good note-taking skills are an asset.  
  • Experience operating an ATV and motorboat is considered an asset. 

Conditions of Employment: 

  • Bear Aware training or willingness to obtain certification. 
  • Willingness to take courses such as ATV Training, Boat Safety and others that may arise for the position.  
  • Willingness to work evenings and/or weekends as required 

A detailed job description is available upon request. 

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