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Researchers (2), First Nation Water Resource Co-Management
Competition Number: HR 17.09
Yukon Research Centre
Salary: $15.63 to $19.14 per hour (based on number of years of completed post-secondary). 10 hours bi-weekly.
Ayamdigut (Whitehorse) Campus

Initial Review Date: Monday, February 06, 2017

Are you Interested in Research? 

Duties: 
Working on literature reviews and background research for a water resource co-management project with Champagne and Aishihik First Nations, the Yukon Research Centre and University of Saskatchewan. Participating in project meetings and mentorship opportunities.
One student will work on reviewing water management strategies and approaches, and the other will research natural resource management approaches using Traditional Knowledge. Both students will be mentored by project researchers and participate as members of the project team.

Qualifications:

  • Must be currently registered as a student at Yukon College
  • Ability to work independently and take direction as needed
  • Previous experience working in or with a Yukon First Nation community will be considered an asset
  • Experience with research projects will be considered an asset

We strongly encourage Champagne and Aishihik First Nation citizens to apply

Quoting the competition number, please send your resume to:

Human Resource Services
Yukon College, Box 2799
Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 5K4
Fax #: (867) 668-8896
Email: hr@yukoncollege.yk.ca

Applicants should clearly outline all relevant qualifications since selection for interview will be based on applications submitted. A statement of qualifications, which outlines the selection standards, and a position description are available in PDF format for all Bargaining Unit positions, by following the links above.

Please be prepared to provide official transcripts upon request.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest, but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.