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Community Advisor Whitehorse

Yukon Government

Yukon Government Whitehorse Canada

2 months ago

This posting is for a two (2) year Term anticipatory Permanent position, working 75 hours bi-weekly

Community Services works to support vibrant, healthy and sustainable Yukon communities. The department does this through a diverse range of services to Yukon municipalities and unincorporated communities. At Community Services we believe Respect is the foundation of our organization, Collaboration is achieved through inclusive approaches and sharing of diverse perspectives, Service Excellence is the standard for all our interactions, and Integrity is achieved through honest, committed and accountable public service.

The Community Affairs Branch is a highly motivated team that supports effective and sustainable local government in Yukon. Community advisors work closely with the senior management and elected officials in Yukon municipalities and local advisory councils, providing advice on a variety of financial, organizational, and strategic matters. Overseeing all aspects of the Yukon... Municipal Act, the Community Affairs Branch works hard to develop collaborative relationships between communities and Yukon Government.

For more information about this position, please contact Roxanne Stasyszyn, A/Director, Community Affairs at [email protected]

For more information on the application process, please contact Lauren Teiman, Human Resource Consultant at [email protected]

Essential Qualifications

Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the following qualifications – specifically – how your work experiences and related duties align with the essential qualifications shown below. Ensure a month/year format is used for each work experience. Please note selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume.
• Degree in Social Sciences, Business Administration, Community Development or a recognized Municipal Administration certification.
• Significant experience providing strategic advice and support to a broad range of senior-level officials in the public, private and/or non-profit sectors.
• Significant experience identifying, planning, and delivering on client needs and organizational strategic objectives.
• Experience assisting with or leading public meetings, public consultations and/or engagement processes.
• Experience tracking and reporting results.

Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be equally considered.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability

Candidates should have and may be assessed on:

We are looking for applicants who are dedicated to working in a team that promotes effective and sustainable local governance. The applicant will also need to be self-motivated, self-aware and self-sufficient. Building and maintaining strong relationships, working collaboratively, and applying tact and diplomacy is a must. Strong organizational skills, excellent communication, facilitation, and interpersonal skills; as well as sound research and analytical skills, are also an important requirement to be successful in this position.

Additional qualifications that would be considered an asset:
• Experience in planning, facilitating, and supporting community development initiatives.
• Experience analyzing and providing advice on budgets, financial reporting, and other financial matters.
• Experience in supporting the administration and delivery of programs and services.
• Experience in understanding legislation and the legislative process.

Additional Information:

Conditions of Employment: Valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence

Job Requirements: Extensive travel within the Yukon is a requirement of this position, biweekly hours are on a flex schedule as regular evening and some weekend work is required.

Eligibility List

12 months

Post Date

21 March 2023

Close Date

3 April 2023
Whitehorse YT

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