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20 Mar 2024

Full-Time Conservation Biologist

Wek’èezhìı Renewable Resources Board –  Yellowknife, NT

Job Description

Conservation Biologist

The Wek’èezhìı Renewable Resources Board, established through the Tlicho Agreement, has authority for wildlife, plant, and forest management in Wek’èezhìı. The Board is presently seeking a full-time Conservation Biologist to join their team for an 18-month term (May 6, 2024 to November 7, 2025).
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Conservation Biologist will provide scientific research, monitoring, and management advice to and on behalf of the Board on species at risk, plants, forests, and protected areas. Flexible working hours, including evenings, holidays, and weekends, are required. This position requires frequent travel, including small aircraft, to all communities within Wek’èezhìı. Job description available upon request.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor or Master of Science Degree in Environmental Sciences or similar field

EXPERIENCE:
• Minimum 3 years experience in renewable resource research and monitoring, administration and project management with previous experience working with northern communities and/or in cross-cultural settings; and
• Strong analytic and communications skills, particularly in performing technical reviews and analyzing data, using sound scientific methods as well as knowledge of traditional knowledge approaches.

ASSETS:
• Renewable resource management training and experience; and,
• Ability to speak the Tlicho language.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
• Medical Declaration
• Criminal Records Check
• Standard First Aid
• Driver’s Abstract

SALARY & BENEFITS:
Salary negotiable, depending on qualifications and experience. A northern allowance and an attractive benefits package will be offered. Relocation assistance is negotiable. Hybrid work from office/home structure available.

LOCATION:
This position is based in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.

How to Apply

If you are interested in this employment opportunity, please send a cover letter and resume on or before March 22, 2024 by 11:59 p.m. MDT to:
Jody Pellissey, Executive Director
Wek’èezhìı Renewable Resources Board,
102A, 4504-49 Avenue, Yellowknife, NT, X1A 1A7
Phone: (867) 873-5740; Fax: (867) 873-5743; Email: jpellissey@wrrb.ca

Job Categories: Other. Job Types: Full-Time. Advertised until: 2024-04-19

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