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Resource Management Officer II

Reference number: CAP24J-141008-000009
Selection process number: 2023-CAP-YU-KNPR-EA-TERM-44
Parks Canada - Yukon Field Unit – Kluane National Park and Reserve
Haines Junction (Yukon)
EG-04 - Resource Management Officer II
Term - 8 months
$70,159 to $88,195 (per year, plus applicable Isolated Post Allowance)

Closing date: 13 February 2024 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: The current posting is currently open to Kluane First Nations and Champagne and Aishihik First Nations beneficiaries who have a legal status to work in Canada. We encourage applicants to self-identify.

Important messages

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Assessment accommodation

👉 Isolated Post Allowance: approximately $10,673/year to $17,438/year.

👉 Vacation Travel Assistance: approximately $746/year prorated to length of contract per employee & eligible dependents, including spouse/common-law partner.


The successful candidate will be open minded and inclusive, have a passion for the natural world and will bring diversity of experience to strengthen our close-knit team. This position will report to the Ecologist Team Leader within the Resource Conservation Team.

The Resource Conservation team in Kluane National Park & Reserve takes on roles in ecological monitoring and working with wildlife, wildfire and visitor safety. We work closely with First Nation partners to identify and meet shared goals.

Work environment

The Yukon Field Unit is one of the most diverse field units across the country.

Geographically dispersed over 1200km across the Yukon, northern BC, and into Alaska, we offer a one-of-a-kind experience for visitors and staff. Our sites offer diverse and varied opportunities to explore Yukon’s beautiful landscape – from the glorious SS Klondike National Historic Site in Whitehorse, to the fabled Chilkoot Trail National Historic Site, to Canada’s largest ice field and extreme peaks in Kluane National Park and Reserve, extending to the colorful Klondike National Historic Sites in Dawson, to Vuntut National Park located above the Arctic Circle.

Our staff are truly outstanding and remarkable; over 90% of our staff feel their job is a good fit with their skills and interests, understand how their job contributes to larger agency goals and objectives, and truly enjoy their work.

We are sure you’ll fit right in with our fantastic team!

Intent of the process

This is an anticipatory employment opportunity for 8 months.

Positions to be filled: 1

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

A covering letter "outlining your experience and how it fits the position"

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)


Graduation with a degree from a recognized university with specialization in environmental and/or natural sciences (e.g., biology, ecology, forestry) or other discipline relevant to the position,
an acceptable combination of at least two years of a post-secondary program related to environmental and/or natural sciences, AND training and experience in a field related to the

Degree equivalency


• Experience supervising staff including providing leadership, mentorship and evaluating performance.
• Experience in travelling and/or working on the land.
• Experience with design of monitoring or research projects, collection and management of observations and/or data.
• Experience analyzing and synthesizing ecological data and other knowledge into technical/scientific reports and presentations.

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

English essential

Information on language requirements


• Knowledge of modern land claim agreements and co-operative management obligations and arrangements with respect to Kluane National Park and Reserve.
• Knowledge of the land, water, plants and animals and potential threats to these in and around Kluane National Park and Reserve.


• Ability to work with Indigenous communities and Indigenous government staff in a collaborative and meaningful way.
• Ability to bridge Indigenous and western knowledge systems.
• Ability to participate in teams in response to emergency incidents.
• Ability to conduct and coordinate field work in active management and monitoring projects.
• Ability to manage databases, conduct data manipulation and analysis of spatial and nonspatial data using various media and software to support decision making.
• Ability to prepare and present technical/scientific reports and to communicate with a variety of audiences using a variety of techniques.


• Inclusiveness, including the ability to work co-operatively with Indigenous communities and Indigenous staff in a culturally diverse environment.
• Personally connects with people
• Takes responsibility
• Exercises sound judgement
• Communicates effectively (written and oral)

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

The following additional qualifications may be applied and/or assessed because they are beneficial in carrying out the duties of the position. They may be used in screening applications, during the interview or for determining right fit for this selection process. So, in your application, please describe if and how you meet any of the following criteria:

Additional Experience:

• Experience bridging Indigenous and western knowledge systems.
• Experience participating in emergency response teams (e.g., fires, search and rescue, human wildlife conflict).
• Experience with and operation of non-restricted firearms.


• Willingness to wear a Parks Canada uniform and prescribed protective equipment.
• Willingness to work and/or travel in varied terrain, weather conditions, isolated locations and by various means of transportation.
• Willingness to work irregular hours, overtime, weekends and/or statutory holidays and provincial/territorial holidays, when required.

Preferred but not essential:

• Valid 80-hour Wilderness First Aid certificate and CPR certificate.
• Valid Possession and Acquisition License.
• Completed Canadian Firearm Safety course.

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

• Possess and maintain a valid Yukon Class 5 driver’s license or equivalent.
When the position is located in an area classed as isolated and remote, a pre-employment medical examination of an individual and his/her dependants may be required.

Other information

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Contact information

Nirmolak Kang
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