Education

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STEP information for students

The application period for summer 2017 jobs closed on February 3, 2017. Please check back next winter for 2018 summer jobs.

Employers looking for information about how to access STEP subsidies in 2018 can visit http://www.education.gov.yk.ca/step-employer-info.html.


Review summer 2017 STEP jobs listed alphabetically

Review summer 2017 STEP jobs in Yukon Government


Looking for a summer job?

If you are a Yukon Student in full-time post-secondary undergraduate studies, or are graduating from a degree program this current year, then STEP is for you. This program offers students an opportunity to gain practical experience in their field of study and utilize their theoretical knowledge in a workplace setting, not to mention great wages!

Eligibility

To apply for STEP jobs you must meet the definition of a Yukon post-secondary student as follows:
• Just completed a semester of full-time post-secondary studies in or out of Yukon 
• Returning to full-time undergraduate studies in the fall of the same year -OR- just graduated this current year from a diploma program or higher  
• And, must have resided in Yukon for two (2) consecutive years immediately prior to commencement to post-secondary classes OR eligible for the Yukon Grant;

AND

• Legally entitled to work in Canada
• Not a member of the employer’s immediate family or direct supervisor
• Yukon resident

Please Note: Grade 12, academic development, developmental studies, life skills training, upgrading, college preparation, certificate programs, etc., DO NOT constitute post-secondary studies.

Application forms

Deadline for applications was February 3, 2017.

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STEP wages

Student wages are set at a minimum of $15.63 per hour. As the students’ education level increases, so does their pay, as follows:

• $15.63 per hour upon completion of first year of post-secondary
• $16.72 per hour upon completion of second year
• $17.92 per hour upon completion of third year
• $19.14 per hour upon completion of  fourth year or higher 
*Non-Yukon government employers may pay higher than the minimum wages that are set by STEP.

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Employment equity

Yukon government is committed to employment equity and a workforce representative of the public it serves. Some of the STEP positions maybe be given a preference to any of the following:

  • Preference positions to persons of Yukon First Nation Aboriginal ancestry;
  • Preference positions to persons of Aboriginal ancestry or;
  • Preference positions to persons with a Disability.

Please note:
What if I’m not from the Preference group? Can I still apply on this competition? YES! In the event no one from the preference group applies or meets the screening criteria outlined in this competition your application WILL BE considered. We encourage all interested individuals to apply regardless of the preference!

Please self-disclose if you meet the preference requirements when submitting your application either in a cover letter or your resume. Each position will identify if it was given a preference in the job overview.

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STEP jobs for Employers A - E

STEP-17001-P
Environmental Technician
Alexco Environmental Group Inc.

Field of study:
Completion of fourth year or higher in Environmental Studies

Field sampling and environmental data collection (including travel requiring more than one night stay); researching and compiling environmental data from public registries, government offices, and/or library or Internet services; environmental sample preparation and shipping to labs; manipulating digital environmental data and analysis report; report editing, formatting, and compilation; interaction and liaison with clients and/or government regulatory agencies as directed by the supervisor; related office tasks, including filing and reception on an as needed basis; and special projects as required.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel, occasional weekend work will be required when performing fieldwork, drug and alcohol testing will be performed prior to going out to the job site

This position is preferenced to:
• persons of Yukon First Nations ancestry


STEP-17002-P
Apprentice Aircraft Maintenance Engineer
Alkan Air

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Engineering OR Aviation OR Business Administration

Working on Alkan Air's fleet of aircraft at their Whitehorse airport main base hanger on a Monday through Friday dayshift routine. As an apprentice you will be supervised by one of five licensed engineers performing routine and non-routine aircraft maintenance on turbo prop and piston powered aircraft. As a summer employee you may also support stores, administration, tech logs and other duties.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, steel toed boots and heavy lifting

This position is preferenced to:
• persons of Yukon First Nations ancestry
• persons of Aboriginal ancestry

 

STEP-17003-P
Aviation Administration Support/Dispatch
Alkan Air

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Business Administration OR Aviation

The administration support/dispatch person is responsible for being the main point of contact for customers. This position will provide excellent customer service at all times from the first point of contact to after flight completion. Communicating with clients via email, phone and in person, this position will book flights and assist in managing flight logistics, update client details and complete data entry daily.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, shiftwork/weekends

This position is preferenced to:
• persons of Yukon First Nations ancestry
• persons of Aboriginal ancestry

 

STEP-17004-P
Accounting Assistant
Alkan Air

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Business Administration OR Accounting OR Aviation

The Accounting Assistant will work closely with the accounting department in a dynamic, fast-paced office environment. They will be responsible to ensure clients are invoiced for flights and services using Alkan's aviation software. They will assist in all aspects of the accounting department including entering and processing payables, calculating and processing payroll, filing and cash balancing. They will utilize Excel spreadsheets to sort and reconcile data. Accuracy and attention to detail are essential.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license

This position is preferenced to:
• persons of Yukon First Nations ancestry
• persons of Aboriginal ancestry

 

STEP-17005-P
Summer Law Student
Austring, Fendrick & Fairman

Field of study:
Completion of second year or higher in Law

The successful candidate will perform various functions related to the general practice of law, including general research and preparation of memorandums, assisting lawyers with Court applications, assisting with file organization and review of documents, preparation of legal documents and other general duties relating to the practice of law.

Conditions of employment:
Security check

This position is preferenced to:
• persons of Yukon First Nations ancestry
• persons of Aboriginal ancestry
• persons with disabilities


STEP-17006-P
Camp Administration/Support Staff
Bethany Pentecostal Tabernacle

Field of study:
Completion of second year or higher in Theological Studies OR Education Studies OR Business Administration

The Camp Administrator/Support Staff will be responsible for registration of campers, including recording pertinent information about each camper. This person shall receive and record all payment of fees, including invoicing for each camper. They will collect volunteer applications and coordinate volunteer training. They will also assist in the placement of campers and volunteers in cabins. They will be responsible for all camper confirmations and all other registration correspondence. They will distribute registration brochures and promotional posters in designated areas, and assist in shopping for supplies for Camp Yukon.  They shall perform regular updates on all Camp Yukon social media pages and websites. This position includes overnight stays during camp. At Camp Yukon, this person will support the Camp Directors with administration duties and will assume the responsibility of assisting with coordinating the volunteer staff under the oversight of the Directors. Food and accommodations are provided while at Camp Yukon.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel, shiftwork/weekends, security check

This position is preferenced to:
• persons of Yukon First Nations ancestry
• persons of Aboriginal ancestry


STEP-17007-P
Marketing and Communications Intern
BYTE - Empowering Youth Society

Field of study:
Completion of second year or higher in Marketing OR Communications OR Public Relations

We are seeking a summer intern to aid in the design/implementation of a marketing and communications plan for our organization. In this role, you will employ organizational skills, writing talents and attention to detail. The successful applicant will assist in creating a range of marketing and communications content for our organization. Specific duties and responsibilities include: work with the staff team and board of directors to establish an annual marketing and communication strategy; help identify key messages and communication needs; assist in the development, writing and editing for range of products (website, newsletter, etc.); advise and draft key communication policies and procedures necessary to the strategy; assist with ongoing office duties and fundraising strategies.

Conditions of employment:
Security check

This position is preferenced to:
• persons of Yukon First Nations ancestry
• persons of Aboriginal ancestry
• persons with disabilities


STEP-17008-P
Education Program Assistant
Champagne and Aishihik First Nations

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Education OR Business Administration OR Social Work

Assist with delivery of the CAFN Department of Education’s suite of educational programs for lifelong learning. Position will include a broad variety of work in an office setting with some opportunity for work on site in CAFN communities, or in the field.

This position is located in Haines Junction. Accommodations are not provided.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel

This position is preferenced to:
• persons of Yukon First Nations ancestry


STEP-17009-P
Community Wellness Program Assistant
Champagne and Aishihik First Nations

Field of study:
Completion the first year or higher in Social Work OR Child and Youth Care

Working under the direction of the Community Wellness team in Whitehorse the candidate will have excellent computer skills including a good working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint. They must have experience researching, good communication skills (written and verbal) and the ability to work unsupervised.

This position is located in Haines Junction. Accommodations are not provided.

Conditions of employment:
Travel, security check

This position is preferenced to:
• persons of Yukon First Nations ancestry

 

STEP-17010-P
Camp Leader
City of Whitehorse

Field of study:
Completion of second year or higher in Recreation OR Education OR Child and Youth Care

Camp Leaders provide safe and engaging programming for children ages 4-11.  Responsibilities include planning and preparation of activities, crafts, field trips and events, purchasing materials and supplies and the direct supervision of camp participants.

We are looking for someone to serve as a role model; someone who will participate in all activities, making camp fun for their campers, teaching skills and providing encouragement when necessary. Camp leaders need to be attentive, engaging and able to direct a group of children in a manner that promotes safe behavior. Camp leaders need to be friendly, approachable and enjoy working with children.

Conditions of employment: 
Driver’s license, travel, first aid/CPR, security check

 

STEP-17011-P
Human Resources Administrative Assistant
City of Whitehorse

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Human Resource Management OR Business Administration OR Labour Relations

Are you looking to develop your business skills in a fast-paced and complex public sector, unionized environment? Do you have excellent problem-solving and critical thinking abilities, and can you work independently and/or as a part of a team using your exceptional interpersonal skills? If you possess the above qualities, and you have a drive to succeed and learn, an HR Assistant position may be perfect for you.

This position is a four-month STEP student term created to assist the Human Resources department with providing other City departments, and the citizens of Whitehorse, with a wide variety of HR services.

You'll be working with a team of HR professionals resolving issues and applying/interpreting policies and practises such as recruitment, learning and development, labour and employee relations, and compensation and benefit administration. You will also be assisting with strategic projects such as workforce planning and Human Resource Information Systems.

 

STEP-17055-P Dawson District Renewable Resource Council
Dawson Fish & Wildlife Technician
    Field of study:
Completion of second year or higher in Biology/Ecology OR Environmental Sciences OR Geography
   

This position will be based out of Dawson.  Working together with the Dawson District Renewable Resource Council in collaboration with Fish & Wildlife staff based there, the summer student will carry out regular monitoring work and assist researchers collaborating with the team.  At times the student will be required to work unsupervised in an office setting to achieve objectives set by Regional staff.  Field work will occur with staff of the other collaborators (e.g., Tr'ondek Hwech'in, Parks Branch, McGill University, and Universtiy of Montana).  We anticipate that the student will complete a wide variety of field work throughout the summer including monitoring of caribou, fish, pika, sheep, waterfowl, and grouse.  While attemps will be made to include summer students in as much field work as possible, all field work is tentative and scheduling will need to be flexible.  Some office work will be required.    This position is located in Dawson City.  Accomodations are not provided and are the responsibility of the student.    

Conditions of employment:
Driver's license, travel, shift work/weeknds, first aid/CPR  

 


STEP-17012-P
Environmental Technician
Ecological Logistics & Research Ltd.

Field of study:
Completion of second year or higher in Biology OR Environmental Science OR Wildlife Ecology

The environmental technician will work with the company biologist and environmental scientist to complete a variety of field and office-based projects in the disciplines of biology, habitat restoration, water quality, site assessment, environmental assessment and planning. This work will include office-based and fieldwork including planning field studies, mobilizing equipment, collecting data in the field, performing literature searches, entering and/or analyzing data, collecting samples, and contributing to reports or documents. The incumbent may work on projects related to fish and aquatic habitat, wildlife, vegetation, water quality, and other environmental disciplines. Typical projects that the environmental technician may be involved in could include environmental baseline studies, fish or wildlife monitoring studies, permit applications, site investigation, water monitoring, or restoration projects. Travel to field sites will be a common part of the job, generally for several days to one week, but potentially up to two weeks. All required safety training, guidance, or equipment will be provided.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel, shiftwork/weekends, first aid/CPR. Safety gear and PPE will be supplied. Heavy lifting and work under difficult conditions will be required. Some external training can be made available to the incumbent (e.g., first aid)

 


STEP-17013-P
Student Natural Resource Technolgist/Biologist
EDI Environmental Dynamics Inc.

Field of study:
Completion of second year or higher in Environment OR Resource Management OR Biology

The Student Natural Resource Technologist/Biologist will be responsible for completing field data collection and entry and will participate in a number of natural resource projects. Assistance with fish, wildlife and vegetation inventories, water quality sampling, hydrology, and erosion and sediment control will be expected. The Technologist/Biologist will be given various roles in a number of natural resource projects and will assist in planning, logistics, problem-solving and executing natural resource projects.

The Student Natural Resource Technologist/Biologist must be adaptable, willing to travel for periods of upwards of two weeks, willing to work long hours and be prepared to assist with a number of projects. The candidate must have the ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and have strong organizational and interpersonal skills.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel, shiftwork/weekends, first aid. A driver’s abstract is required. Personal equipment that is required: steel toed boots, rubber boots, rain gear, waders.

 

 

STEP-17014-P
Environmental Summer Student
Hemmera Enviochem Inc.

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Engineering OR Science/Applied Science Disciplines OR Social Science

The primary focus of this student position is to gain experience through assisting our existing technical staff and project managers with the delivery of a broad variety of tasks and environmental project coordination.
Our summer practicum will provide the opportunity for the successful student to participate in a diversity of roles including: ecological and socio-economic studies, consultation support, project logistics, environmental monitoring, site investigations and remediation programs across a wide variety of project types. There are also opportunities to assist with interpretation, report writing and other office work.

Conditions of employment:
Travel, first aid/CPR

This position is preferenced to:
• persons of Yukon First Nations ancestry

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STEP jobs for employers F - N

STEP-17015-P
Art Administrator
Leaping Feats Creative Danceworks Ltd.

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Business Administration OR Visual Arts OR Project Management

The Arts Administrator will be in charge of organizing all the projects in the summer and taking in registrations for the summer camps and fall registrations. The position will require a lot of organization and attention to detail along with grant writing and marketing skills. The student will be working with other employees to book flights, schedule dance classes/workshops and organize a fully produced performing art show at the Yukon Arts Centre.

This position is preferenced to:
• persons of Yukon First Nations ancestry
• persons of Aboriginal ancestry


STEP-17016-P
Breakdance Camp Counselor
Leaping Feet Creative Danceworks Ltd.

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Dance OR Physical Education OR Theatre

The breakdance camp counselor will work under the direction of the camp leader to plan summer camp activities, execute the curriculum for the camps, which includes hip-hop dance classes and video production, short showcases of the cumulative technique and choreography training over the weeks and appropriate indoor/outdoor activities (crafts and creative art projects).  The counsellor will instruct camps in two Yukon communities (location to be determined) and 10 one-week camps in Whitehorse. Duties will include dance choreography, dance instruction, instruction in specific crafts and physical recreational activities. It will also involve collaborating with local and visiting artists to create and present a performance for the public at the Yukon Arts Center.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel, shiftwork/weekends

This position is preferenced to:
• persons of Yukon First Nations ancestry
• persons of Aboriginal ancestry


STEP-17017-P
Production Manager
Leaping Feats Creative Danceworks Ltd.

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Production Management OR Visual/Performing Arts OR Project Management

The Production Manager will be working closely with the choreographer and artistic director of CypherFest, which will be a fully produced dance show performed at the Yukon Arts Centre in July 2017. The Production Manager will be in charge of all the technical and logistical elements of the show such as the lighting, costume, set, sound design, along with the video projections and the stage manager. They will work closely with the Arts Administrator to schedule rehearsal times and communicate with all the dancers and artists involved with the show.

Conditions of employment:
Shift work/weekends

This position is preferenced to:
• persons of Yukon First Nations ancestry
• persons of Aboriginal ancestry

 

STEP-17018-P
LDAY Camp Raven Director
Learning Disability Association of Yukon

Field of study:
Completion of second-year or higher in Education OR Social Work

The Camp Director will plan, organize and promote four two-week day camps for 6 to 14-year-olds with learning difficulties. The director will plan activities, organize staff training, track camp registrations, solicit donations, marshall equipment and supplies, and keep track of expenditures. Responsibilities include working cooperatively with camp staff to deliver programming and ensure the safety and well-being of campers. The director will drive a camper van and will be required to participate in overnight campouts. The director will also write a final report and help clean up and organize supplies at the end of the summer.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel, security check, first aid/CPR

This position is preferenced to:
• persons with disabilities


STEP-17019-P
Pharmacy Assistant
Medicine Chest Pharmacy

Field of study:
Completion of second year or higher in Sciences OR Pharmacy

As a pharmacy assistant, the student will be working alongside pharmacists and pharmacy technicians in the daily functioning of a community pharmacy. They will be responsible for answering phones, filling prescriptions on the computer, getting the medication ready to give to the patient and using the till to collect payment. They may prepare blister packaged medications for the long-term care facilities and for individual patients living at home. The student will potentially be delivering medications to long-term care facilities and to patients’ homes. The goal of the position is to give the students experience working in different aspects of a community pharmacy.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, shiftwork/weekends


STEP-17020-P
Preschool/Toddler Teacher
Nlaye Ndasadaye Daycare

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Early Childhood OR Education

We are a non-profit centre dedicated to helping young children achieve their full potential. We are looking for a dynamic, energetic individual to join our team. If you have a passion for learning and working with children in a team environment you may be just what we are looking for. Candidates will maintain the health and safety of children at all times while helping achieve developmental goals and teaching life skills. Candidates will also have the opportunity to assist and create creative and diverse programming for children. 

Conditions of employment:
Security check, medical clearance, TB testing, first aid/CPR. Students must obtain immunization records and be willing to sign a confidentiality policy.

 

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STEP jobs for employers O - X


STEP-17021-P
Outreach Assistant
Northern Allied Workers Society

Field of study:
Completion of second year or higher in Social Sciences OR Humanities OR Art/Fine Arts

The NAWS Outreach Assistant will work with the member unions United Brotherhood of Carpenters and the United Association of Plumbers, Pipefitters, Sheet Metal and Hospitality Workers to create materials, promote and market the union and host open houses and outreach events in order to promote the building trades, the unions and the rights of working people in regard to safety, wages and benefits, and dignity and respect in the workplace.
Additional duties may include archiving of historical materials, job and career fair outreach, organizing database updating, assisting in report writing and preparation, and one-on-one work with union members and future union members.

Conditions of employment:
Travel

This position is preferenced to:
• persons of Yukon First Nations ancestry

 


STEP-17022-P
Financial Analyst-Student
Northwestel

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Business OR Finance OR Accounting

This position will be supporting the budgeting, forecasting and monthly financial reporting requirements of the organization, as well as providing general financial reporting and analysis as the need arises. Additionally, this position will be assisting with the documentation of various finance and accounting processes relating to the preparation for the new ERP system. This position also provides an opportunity to demonstrate and build your creative and innovative skills when solving problems. New ideas are welcome and encouraged.

This position is preferenced to:
• persons of Yukon First Nations ancestry
• persons of Aboriginal ancestry
• persons with disabilities


STEP-17023-P
Government & Aboriginal Relations Assistant
Northwestel

Field of study:
Completion of third year or higher in Indigenous Studies OR Political Science OR Business

The Government and Aboriginal Relations Assistant will work directly with Government and Aboriginal Relations leads at Northwestel. The incumbent will build a strong understanding of governments in the North including: federal, territorial, aboriginal and municipal governments. Working with the Director of Government Relations, the student will develop a strong understanding of the public and private sectors in the north. The incumbent will have the opportunity to lead and support government relations initiatives including but not limited to: further developing the community resource guide; updating contact and events databases; supporting relationship and partnership building; administrative support and the implementation of government and Aboriginal relations for the company.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel

This position is preferenced to:
• persons of Yukon First Nations ancestry
• persons of Aboriginal ancestry


STEP-17024-P
B2B Marketing Assistant
Northwestel

Field of study:
Completion of second year or higher in Business OR Commerce OR Marketing

A B2B Marketing Assistant must have strong research skills with the ability to analyze business customer and market data. The incumbent must be extremely proficient with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. The B2B Marketing Assistant will collaborate cross-departmentally and therefore must be outgoing, attentive to detail and able to multitask. The incumbent must be able to work under minimal supervision and be a self-starter.

This position is preferenced to:
• persons of Yukon First Nations ancestry
• persons of Aboriginal ancestry
• persons with disabilities


STEP-17025-P
Junior Product Manager
Northwestel

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Marketing OR Business OR Finance

We are looking for a Marketing, Business, Commerce, or Finance student to join us this summer and put their theoretical knowledge into practice in a live environment while under the tutelage of experienced professionals. You will work closely with the Product Management team. You will report key learnings from analysis, providing input into the development of Product Management strategy. You will be assisting in the development of product briefs and competitive overviews. You will provide project management support to the entire Product Management group.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel

This position is preferenced to:
• persons of Yukon First Nations ancestry
• persons of Aboriginal ancestry
• persons with disabilities


STEP-17026-P
Community TV Production Assistant
Northwestel

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Multimedia OR TV/Video Production

The Community TV Production Assistant will be responsible to assist in the day-to-day management of the Community TV channel for Whitehorse Community Cable 9. They will assist in the planning, production, post production, programming and distribution of video content for Community TV. The role will involve working with the Northwestel Community TV team as well as volunteers and independent video producers from the community. This position will provide the incumbent with experience in many aspects of video production. The incumbent will gain valuable mentoring from experts in the field.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, shiftwork/weekends

This position is preferenced to:
• persons of Yukon First Nations ancestry
• persons of Aboriginal ancestry
• persons with disabilities

STEP-17027-P
Wildlife Technician Trainee (Johnny Charlie Scholarship)
Porcupine Caribou Management Board

Field of study:
Completion of third year or higher in Biology/Ecology OR Environmental Sciences OR Geography

This position will be based out of Dawson. Working together with the North Yukon Regional Biologist, the summer student will carry out regular monitoring work and assist researchers collaborating with the team (e.g., McGill University graduate students). At times the student will be required to work unsupervised in an office setting to achieve objectives set out by regional staff. Fieldwork will always occur with regional staff or with other collaborators (e.g., Parks Branch, McGill). Travel to PCMB meetings will occur on the student's own but in collaboration with PCMB staff. In addition to potential annual monitoring of Porcupine Caribou, a wide variety a field work will be completed throughout the summer including monitoring of pita, sheep, waterfowl, and grouse. While attempts will be made to include summer students in as much fieldwork is possible, all fieldwork is tentative and scheduling will need to be flexible.

This position is located in Dawson city. Accommodations will not be provided and are the responsibility of the student.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel, shiftwork/weekends, first aid/CPR


STEP-17028-P
Architecture Student
Stantec Consulting Ltd.

Field of study:
Completion of third year or higher in Architecture OR Project Management

This is a great opportunity for a highly motivated, energetic person who is interested in growth on a professional and personal level. We offer all candidates the opportunity to challenge their abilities in a dynamic work environment. Position will include: general architectural office practices; Building Information Modelling through project design and documentation; fieldwork (evaluation of existing sites); on-the-job training for all work required, including use of drafting software and other application specific design software; receive verbal and written directions from the Architect for a finished product or document; hands-on contribution to a variety of projects within multidisciplinary teams.

Conditions of employment:
Travel


STEP-17029-P
Mechanical/Electrical Engineering Student
Stantec Consulting Ltd.

Field of study:
Completion of third year or higher in Mechanical Engineering OR Electrical Engineering OR Engineering Technology

Work with a team of professional engineers and architects on a variety of exciting building design projects. We offer: hands-on contribution in a large variety of projects; challenging project opportunities; annual summer party and/or company recreational event; competitive student wage; immersion into a dynamic multidisciplinary firm; on-the-job training for all work required, including use of drafting software and other application specific design software.

Conditions of employment:
Travel. If the student is required to go on site, they will need to supply their own safety boots. All other PPE is provided by the employer.


STEP-17030-P
Museum Interpreter
Teslin Historical and Museums Society

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in History OR Anthropology OR Museum Studies

We require an outgoing personality with good public speaking skills and the ability to work with visitors of all ages. Someone who is motivated to share the history and culture of Teslin and the Tlingit people. The applicant must read and write well and know how to handle cash and promote sales in the gift store. The position is available for a university student who is registered in a university and plans to return to full-time studies in the fall of 2017.

This position is located in Teslin, a small community two hours from Whitehorse, so accommodations will need to be organized prior to the summer season. The museum board has helped in the past to find accommodation for the student.

Conditions of employment:
Shift work/weekends

STEP-17031-P
Environmental/Water Technician
Tetra Tech EBA

Field of study:
Completion of second year or higher in Engineering OR Environmental Studies

The Environmental/Water Technician will be part of a team responsible for sample collection and quality control testing of soil and water on various projects in Yukon, primarily in Whitehorse. Time will be spent both on the project sites and in Tetra Tech’s Whitehorse office and laboratory. Data entry into spreadsheets and into other Tetra Tech proprietary software will be required. A vehicle will be provided when necessary.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel, first aid/CPR. A driver's abstract will be requested.


STEP-17032-P
Summer Arts Programmer & Leader (Music Specialist)
The Heart of Riverdale Community Centre

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Music OR Recreation OR Education

Under the guidance of the Executive Director and Senior Program Coordinator, the Summer Art Camp Programmer and Leader will carry out detailed planning and preparation for music-based summer camps for kids. This includes lesson plans, scheduling of activities and staff. The programmer/leader will assist in purchasing and ordering of supplies and materials preparing space for each camp.

During camps, the Leader will be responsible for instruction and supervision of children for both inside and outside activities and will provide guidance for teen assistant leaders. The Leader will ensure the centre is open, clean and tidy in time to welcome campers and families. The leader will, under the guidance of arts professionals, plan and produce final camp performances and showings, create videos for sharing with participants and families, as well as gather feedback for evaluation and improvement of the program.

Conditions of employment:
Security check, first aid/CPR


STEP-17033-P
Summer Arts Programmer & Leader (Theatre Specialist)
The Heart of Riverdale Community Centre

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Theatre Arts OR Recreation OR Education

Under the guidance of the Executive Director and Senior Program Coordinator, the Summer Art Camp Programmer and Leader will carry out detailed planning and preparation for theatre-based summer camps for kids. This includes lesson plans, scheduling of activities and staff. The programmer/leader will assist in purchasing and ordering of supplies and materials and preparing space for each camp.

During camps, the Leader will be responsible for instruction and supervision of children for both inside and outside activities and will provide guidance for teen assistant leaders. The Leader will ensure the centre is open, clean and tidy in time to welcome campers and families. The Leader will, under the guidance of arts professionals, plan and produce final camp performances and showings, create videos for sharing with participants and families, as well as gather feedback for evaluation and improvement of the program.

Conditions of employment:
Security check, first aid/CPR


STEP-17034-P
Guest Services Coordinator
Up North Adventures

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Tourism OR Outdoor Recreation OR Environmental Education

The Guest Services Coordinator is responsible for welcoming clients and facilitating all aspects of trip logistics. This seasonal position is suitable for applicants with tourism industry education or experience, or those wishing to gain more experience. The Guest Services Coordinator duties include assessing and assigning appropriate equipment for individual tour needs as well as assisting guests with pre-trip preparation. Other duties include: supervision of staff, office time, computer work and use of cash register to process payments.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel, shift work/weekends, first aid/CPR


STEP-17035-P
Heritage Assistant
Vuntut Gwitchin Government Heritage Branch

Field of study:
Completion a first year or higher in Anthropology OR First Nations Studies OR History

Reporting to the Vuntut Gwitchin Government Heritage Manager, the VGG heritage assistant will perform a variety of tasks related to the preservation, protection and promotion of the culture and language of the Vuntut Gwitchin. Tasks will include: data entry to heritage databases including photos, film footage, videos, interviews and genealogy; assisting with heritage field work; reporting Rampart House reconstruction work; working on cultural experiential projects; providing logistics for projects; conducting visitor tours at the John Tizya Centre when necessary; performing office duties as necessary.

This position is located in Old Crow, Yukon. No accommodations are provided.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel

This position is preferenced to:
• persons of Yukon First Nations ancestry


STEP-17036-P
Electrical Engineering Co-op
Williams Engineering Canada

Field of study:
Completion of second year or higher in Electrical Engineering

At Williams Engineering we realize that having the right people is paramount to our ability to provide exceptional service to our clients. As our people are the most important part of our business; we make sure they are provided with fair compensation, training, advancement opportunities, in a positive team environment.

Working closely with and under the supervision of the Engineering Manager, or team lead, you will assist on various projects, and contribute to the technical competence and production requirements of the discipline.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel

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STEP jobs for employers Y - Z

STEP-17036-P
Special Project Coordinator
Yukon Arts Society

Field of study:
Completion of second year or higher in Fine Arts OR Business Administration OR Event Planning

The Yukon Arts Society is looking for an energetic, organized, art loving individual to join us this summer to assist in coordinating our annual summer arts festival, Arts Up Front.

Desired knowledge: strong written and oral communication skills, excellent organizational skills, advanced computer skills, financial management or training, event coordination, graphic design training or experience, knowledge of visual arts, self-motivated and able to work independently. Benefits: 25% discount on art supplies sold at Arts Underground. 10% discount on workshops.

Conditions of employment:
Travel, shiftwork/weekends

This position is preferenced to:
• persons of Yukon First Nations ancestry
• persons of Aboriginal ancestry


STEP-17038-P
Heritage and Culture Field School Assistant
Yukon College

Field of study:
Completion of second-year or higher in Heritage and Culture OR Archaeology OR Anthropology

The incumbent will provide logistical and technical assistance in undertaking heritage and culture fieldwork in Whitehorse as it relates to the Yukon College course ANTH144: Heritage and Culture Field School. Working with the ANTH144 instructor and Chair of the School of Liberal Arts, this position will involve organizing, cleaning and purchasing field equipment; participation in planning and undertaking archeological excavations; laboratory description and analysis of archeological collections (including cataloguing artefacts and entering them into a database); archival photo digitalization; historical sites inventory reporting; organizing cultural centre, museum and interpretive sign visits throughout southern Yukon, and assisting the instructor and guest lecturers in organizing their presentations. The incumbent will occasionally be required to work in wilderness conditions, in a cooperative setting. No overnight trips are required, but there will be some day travel components involved.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel, first aid/CPR


STEP-17039-P
ReSDA Research Assistant
Yukon College

Field of study:
Completion of fourth year or higher in Sociology OR Political Science OR Anthropology

The student will be involved in a northern social sciences research program that studies the impacts of resource development on northern people and communities. This is a seven-year Northern research program that focusses on the social, economic and environmental challenges that arise with the development of the natural resource sector in the North. The main focus of the research is on finding ways to ensure that a larger share of the benefits of resource development go to communities and people in the region where they are occurring. It involves various disciplines in social sciences and humanities with research that is measuring and analyzing the impacts of development to find ways to assist communities in dealing with these impacts through new and innovative mechanisms. The student will be tasked with supporting research requirements of the ReSDA network with a focus on the Yukon research. They will organize, administer and develop effective methods to collect, analyze and communicate information relating to the research activities of the ReSDA.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel


STEP-17040-P
Munchkin Camp Coordinator
Yukon College

Field of study:
Completion of second year or higher in Education OR Early Childhood OR Science

The Munchkin Camp Coordinator will be responsible for delivery of the Munchkin Expedition Camps for youth between ages 5 and 7 years old. They will create and/or modify existing curriculum for the Munchkin camps including ensuring that all supplies required are on hand or purchased as needed. They will also work with a team of other Camp Coordinators and Facilitators to provide campers with supervision, coordinated recreational and educational activities and field trips. Duties include: maintaining camp files, records and pictures, equipment set up, purchasing supplies through Yukon college purchasing requirements, responding to parent inquiries, school visits/workshops to market camps, administrative office duties, and day-to-day operations of delivery of YC Kids Munchkin Expedition Camps. Upon completion of the summer camp season, the coordinator will review course content and activities and complete a final report and make recommendations for future camp delivery.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel, shiftwork/weekends, security check, first aid/CPR. First aid will be provided as part of training and orientation.

 

STEP-17041-P
Summer Instructor
Yukon College

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Education OR Criminology OR Social Sciences

The Summer Instructor position is an excellent opportunity for students currently pursuing their education/career in Education, Criminology or the Social Sciences. Under the direction of the Yukon College Whitehorse Correctional Centre (WCC) campus instructor, the Student Instructor will assume teaching responsibilities during the summer. The Student Instructor will be responsible for developing individualized education programs for WCC students and for providing both class-based and one-on-one academic instruction in basic literacy, basic numeracy, general upgrading, pre-trades math and college preparation courses in Math and English. The Student Instructor will also be required to assist with the coordination of programming with community partners within the WCC facility. The position requires completion of administrative duties including the maintenance of student files, communication with WCC staff on student performance and participation and other daily and weekly administrative tasks.

Conditions of employment:
Must be 19 years of age or older. Must provide a criminal records check with vulnerable populations.

This position is preferenced to:
• persons of Yukon First Nations ancestry
• persons of Aboriginal ancestry
• persons with disabilities


STEP-17042-P
Climate Change Research Assistant
Yukon College

Field of study:
Completion of third year or higher in Environmental Studies OR Science OR Social Sciences

The Climate Change Research Assistant will be part of a multidisciplinary team working on climate change projects and research at the Northern Climate ExChange (NCE), Yukon Research Center. The main responsibilities of the Research Assistant include helping with ongoing research projects and planning public outreach on climate change. The Research Assistant will become versed in the science of climate change and the impact being observed in Yukon. They will have the opportunity to collaborate with Yukon environmental and research groups. The Research Assistant will be integrated into NCE's research activities, assisting NCE staff with research mainly based in the office but also fieldwork as necessary.

They can look forward to working in a team environment, contributing ideas and developing products that will meaningfully impact the state of knowledge of climate change for the North. Enthusiastic, self-motivated students who enjoy learning will thrive in this position.


STEP-17043-P
Field Research Assistant
Yukon College

Field of study:
Completion of second year or higher in Conservation Biology OR Public Education

The incumbent will be assisting in various biodiversity field research projects at the Yukon Research Center, Yukon College. All involve field work outside of Whitehorse. These projects under the direction of Conservation Biologist Dave Mossup largely use bird focal species. They include conducting counts of breeding waterfowl, songbirds and raptors using standard techniques, recording data in a prescribed format, collating data, and entering results into a computer database. Fieldwork will involve some longer water based trips, and the successful applicant should be comfortable with field camping.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel


STEP-17044-P
Science Camp Coordinator
Yukon College

Field of study:
Completion of second year or higher in Sciences OR Education OR Engineering

The Science Camp Coordinator will be responsible for delivery of the Science Expedition Camps for youth between ages 8 to 15 years old. They will create and/or modify existing curriculum for the science camps, including ensuring all supplies required are on hand or purchased as needed. They will work within a team of other Camp Coordinators and Facilitators to provide campers with supervision, coordinated recreational and educational activities and field trips. Duties include: researching and creating curriculum; maintaining camp files, records and pictures; equipment set up; purchasing supplies through Yukon College purchasing requirements; responding to parent inquiries; school visits/workshops to market camps; administrative office duties; day-to-day operations of delivery of YC Kids Science Exhibition Camps. Upon completion of the summer camp season, the coordinator will review course content and activities and complete a final report and make recommendations for future camp delivery.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel, shiftwork/weekends, security check, first aid/CPR. First aid will be provided as part of training and orientation.


STEP-17045-P
Trades Expedition Camp Coordinator
Yukon College

Field of study:
Completion of second year or higher in Sciences OR Trades OR Engineering

The Trades Exhibition Camp Coordinator will be responsible for delivery of the Trades Expedition Camps for youth between ages 9 and 15 years old. They will create and/or modify existing curriculum for the science camps, including ensuring all supplies required are on hand or purchased as needed. They will work within a team of other Camp Coordinators and Facilitators to provide campers with supervision, coordinated recreational and educational activities and field trips. Duties include: researching and creating curriculum; maintaining camp files, records and pictures; equipment setup; purchasing supplies through Yukon College purchasing requirement; responding to parent inquiries; school visits/workshops to market camps; administrative office duties; day-to-day operations of delivery of YC Kids Trades Exhibition Camps. Upon completion of the summer camp season the coordinator will review course content and activities and complete a final report and make recommendations for future camp delivery.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel, shiftwork/weekends, security check, first aid/CPR. First aid will be provided as part of training and orientation.


STEP-17046-P
Student Engagement Intern
Yukon College

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Liberal Arts OR Multi media/Design and Communication OR Education

The Student Engagement Intern would work alongside the Student Engagement Coordinator at Yukon College Ayamdigut campus. The Student would be primarily involved in the organization and design of the new student Orientation Week at Yukon College for the September 27 intake as well as ongoing student support projects, including: the development of online orientations, student outreach techniques (event promotion and student dialogue), event planning and design, student club development, fitness program development and student leadership program development. The position is responsible for assisting and leading on program development project and event planning.

This position is preferenced to:
• persons of Yukon First Nations ancestry
• persons of Aboriginal ancestry


STEP-17047-P
Finance Clerk Intern
Yukon College

Fields of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Business OR Finance

This internship is an excellent opportunity for students currently pursuing their education/career in Finance and/or Business. You will be able to practice the full cycle of finance at the college from doing accounts receivable, accounts payable, to functions done by the financial administrative clerk.

The responsibilities include: accounts payable-data entry, filing, updating the spreadsheet for signing authorities for the college; accounts receivable-receipts for accepting deposits from department, managing petty cash, filling cash machine, creating invoices; administrative support, filing and assistance as required by team.


STEP-17048-P
Fish Ladder Supervisor
Yukon Fish and Game Association

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Biology OR Tourism OR Education

Assisting the Manager of the Whitehorse Rapids Fishway in the following: to ensure that a professional and friendly atmosphere is maintained at this interpretive facility. Scheduling hours related to an eight-hour, seven-day a week operation; handling, depositing and recording of daily sales; supervising and working alongside Ladder Attendants; sound knowledge of Chinook salmon habitats and migration; ability to give single or group tours in a clear and effective manner, performing public tours of the facility; submitting bi-monthly timesheet to YFGA in a timely fashion in order to facilitate regular paychecks for all staff; data collection and relaying information to DFO and YG Renewable Resources. Monitoring freshwater species. Number and sex of returning adult salmon. Required sampling. Assist with the Whitehorse Rapids Fish Hatchery staff in the collection and spotting of the Chinook salmon brewed stock for the hatchery program. Monitor the fishway for any unforeseen problems, which may occur during the season in relation to fish passage flows. General overall day-to-day facility maintenance.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, shiftwork/weekends, first aid/CPR


STEP-17049-P
Visual Arts Assistant
Yukon First Nations Culture and Tourism Association

Field of study:
Completion of second year or higher in Visual Arts OR Heritage & Culture OR Anthropology

Working under the direction of the Adaka Festival Co-Producer, the Visual Arts Assistant will assist with the planning, coordination and management of all visual arts programming for that 2017 Adaka Cultural Festival. This will include planning and logistics for the Arts and Craft workshop program (40+ workshops), The planning in the installation of the festival Gallery and Gift shop, the third biennial Fashion Show and programming and activities for children and youth. This position will also serve as liaison between Adaka visual artist and the Festival Co-Producer and will coordinate travel, accommodations and shipping for the visiting visual artist.

This position is preferenced to:
• persons of Yukon First Nations ancestry
• persons of Aboriginal ancestry


STEP-17050-P
Patient Care Assistant (3 positions)
Yukon Hospital Corporation

Field of study:
Completion of second year or higher in Nursing

As a multidisciplinary team member, under the supervision of the Critical Care Manager or Registered Nurse, the incumbent provides a nursing care for patients through the administration and implementation of medical investigation and therapeutic programs. Provides a nursing care in order to promote patient's physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being by: using the nursing process and physicians order in conformance with established standards and hospital policies; assisting in assessing needs, planning, implementing, evaluating and documenting nursing care for assigned patients; observing and reporting symptoms and condition of patient to the appropriate person; coordinating services and cooperating with other hospital departments involved in the care; maintaining a safe and therapeutic environment for patients, visitors and staff by following sound bacteriological and preventative medicine principles; safeguarding patients’ rights and physical well-being; assisting in maintaining accurate, pertinent patient records through written and computerized documentation; reporting to the supervising registered nurse any problems with patients, families or unusual occurrences; problem solving and conflict resolution; cleaning and checking equipment, informing the appropriate individual of malfunctioning equipment.

Conditions of employment:
Shift work/weekends, security check, medical clearance, TB testing, first aid/CPR.


STEP-17051-P
Technical Assistant
Yukon Hospital Corporation

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Computer Studies OR Business Systems OR Nursing Informatics

The incumbent helps to provide support and analyzing different network components, managing hardware assets, supporting the repositioning of hardware assets and installing software on a limited range of hardware platforms.
The Hospital Corporation is responsible for the delivery of acute care in facilities throughout Yukon. The incumbent will have the opportunity to gain experience with a number of current technologies and systems that are utilized in similar organizations throughout Canada.

Desired would be someone with experience working with PC hardware and windows platforms. Strong knowledge of hardware and software, theories, principles, and practices. Good oral and written communications, working with teams and independently.

Conditions of employment:
Travel, security check, TB testing


STEP-17052-P
Animal Care Assistant
Yukon Wildlife Preserve Operating Society

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Biology OR Environmental Science OR Renewable Resource Management

If you are mature, energetic and driven young person with career goals in Biology, Environmental Science, and renewable resource management and love the Yukon outdoors you'll benefit from the experience at the Yukon Wildlife Preserve (YWP).  Yukon Wildlife Preserve offers a unique opportunity to learn more about behaviour of various species of Yukon native wildlife while providing daily care to more than 180 animals at the YWP collection as well as injured and orphaned wildlife in rehabilitation.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, shiftwork/weekends, medical clearance, first aid/CPR, heavy lifting, up-to-date tetanus immunization.


STEP-17053-P
Wildlife Rehabilitation Assistant
Yukon Wildlife Preserve Operating Society

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Biology OR Environmental Science OR Renewable Resource Management

If you are mature, energetic and driven young person with career goals in Biology, Environmental Science, and renewable resource management and love the Yukon outdoors you'll benefit from the experience at the Yukon Wildlife Preserve (YWP).  Yukon Wildlife Preserve offers a unique opportunity to learn more about behaviour of various species of Yukon native wildlife while providing daily care to injured and orphaned wildlife in rehabilitation to more than 180 animals at the YWP collection.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, shiftwork/weekends, medical clearance, first aid/CPR, heavy lifting, up-to-date tetanus immunization.


STEP-17054-P
Makercamp Coordinator
Yukonstruct Makerspace Society

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Computer Science OR Mechanical Engineering OR Education

Yukonstruct Makerspace Society is looking to fill a temporary summer student position of Makercamp Coordinator. The Makercamp Coordinator will be responsible to research and design STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) educational activities for youth for a two-week makercamp.  Having experience with woodworking and metalwork is considered an asset. This position will coordinate the scheduling, advertising, and delivery of three 2-week long day camp programs. The coordinator will lead some activities with the assistance of volunteers.

This position is preferenced to:
• persons of Yukon First Nations ancestry
• persons of Aboriginal ancestry
• persons with disabilities

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Jobs in the Departments of Community Services, Economic Development and Education

STEP-17001-G
Corporate Registration Analyst
Department of Community Services

Field of study:
Completion of second year or higher in Administrative Law OR Business Administration

This position is responsible for assisting with the provision of a broad range of time-sensitive business and regulatory services; advising clients on reporting requirements for filing under corporate legislation; receiving and processing applications and notices pertaining to filing requirements of the numerous types of corporate entities to maintain an accurate corporate registry, which includes the provision of efficient counter and phone services to clients and the general public.

Attention to detail, memo writing, computer usage, and customer service are essential skills to being successful in this position. We serve a wide customer base, including individuals from law offices, corporations, government offices, volunteers and the general public. The incumbent will receive, review and process statements, notices, forms and annual filings to ensure the maintenance for an accurate corporate registry.


STEP-17002-G
Computer Support Analyst
Department of Community Services

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Computer Science OR Business Info Systems OR Engineering

Install, support, maintain and upgrade more than 500 desktop/laptop computers, tablets, virtual desktops, smart phones, peripheral and associated network devices.

This position is responsible for organizing, prioritizing and performing computer trouble calls and upgrades, following up with internal clients to resolve issues in a timely manner, ensuring client satisfaction. They will document issues and solutions, taking corrective action where necessary to prevent a repeat. They will plan and implement a small project.

With 21 different branches, ranging from Public Libraries to Emergency Medical Services, Wildland Fire, Building Safety and Sports and Recreation, Community Services IT supports a wide variety of environments, applications and uses of information technology to provide services both to our internal clients and the general public. 

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel, some lifting


STEP-17003-G
Project Coordinator
Department of Community Services

Field of study:
Completion of second year or higher in Engineering OR Geotechnical Trades OR Construction Management

This position will give the STEP student first-hand experience in public sector infrastructure development while being mentored by project managers. The student will coordinate RFPs and tenders, liaise with consultants and contractors, attend project meetings, perform administrative office duties, prepare professional and technical communications, perform site visits, and review designs. The student will gain experience in all aspects of project delivery.

This position will require excellent oral and written communication skills, strong organizational skills and the ability to work effectively alone or in a team environment. The student must be able to produce high quality work, meet critical deadlines and use tact and diplomacy when dealing with contractors and the general public. The ability to use software programs such as MS Word and Excel effectively are necessary to create professional documents.

The student must comply with Safe Work Procedures and wear PPE at all times when required.

Conditions of employment:
Drivers Licence, travel, First Aid/CPR


STEP-17004-G
Property Taxation Assistant
Department of Community Services

Field of study:
Completion of first-year or higher in Business Administration OR Commerce OR Accounting

The Property Taxation Assistant (PTA) will work closely with the Property Tax Administrator during the property taxation cycle. The cycle begins when tax notices are mailed, includes various financial transactions as they occur, then ends with the collection of past due accounts in the lien process. The PTA also ensures that legislation, regulations, policies and procedures are followed. This position will provide a high level of customer service, assisting clients at the front counter, as well as receiving their payments. Additional responsibilities include reconciling and entering online payments into the tax system, running reports and preparing cash blotters. The Taxation Assistant will also be exposed to the Yukon Home Owner Grant program and prepare journal entries for homeowner grants, as well as reconciling homeowner grant claims for municipalities and process cheque requisitions for accounts payable. This position will also assist with the collection procedures for overdue property tax accounts and general administrative support where required.


STEP-17005-G
Special Projects and Games Assistant
Department of Community Services

Field of study:
Completion of second year or higher in Sport and Recreation Administration OR Support Event Management OR Sport Performance

The Special Projects and Games Assistant will provide support to a number of special projects at the Sport and Recreation Branch including review and support of the adjudication of annual funding program applications and reporting, organizing of annual coaching and athlete development workshops, physical literacy training workshops and support for a ParticipAction 150 playlist activation in the Yukon as part of Canada's 150th birthday celebrations. A major part of the position will be responsibility for the promotion and development of a Team Yukon in conjunction with Yukon sport governing bodies and alongside the Chef-de-mission for each set of Games including the 2017 North American Indigenous Games in Toronto, Ontario, July 16-23, 2017 and the 2017 Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg, Manitoba, July 28-August 13, 2017. The Special Projects and Games Assistant will be working in a Mission Staff role leading up to and at both Games supporting the Chef-de-mission and Assistant Chef-de-mission. Other duties will include day-to-day activities that support the staff at the Branch that will provide worthwhile experiences.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel, security check, first aid/CPR


STEP-17006-G
Finance and Administrative Assistant
Department of Community Services

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Finance and Administration OR Business Management OR Accounting

The Finance and Administrative Assistant will be responsible for assisting with the administration of the Yukon Wildland Fire Management Program. The incumbent will ensure that accurate records of operations are maintained and information with respect to cost and activities are recorded. This is accomplished by providing a variety of entry and intermediate level financial and information management services for WFM. Including but not limited to entering and ensuring the accuracy of daily reports to the Information Fire Management System and reporting discrepancies to the Manager of Business Services. Verifying and processing invoices to ensure timely and accurate payment, reconciling expenditures, assisting in preparing financial reports and completing special financial related projects. These activities are undertaken in a fast-paced emergency response environment.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel, shiftwork/weekends


STEP-17007-G
Regional Fire Centre Dispatcher
Department of Community Services

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Business Administration OR Renewable Resources OR Emergency Management

The Regional Fire Centre Dispatcher is employed at the Watson Lake Regional Fire Centre. The dispatcher provides the communication link between the regional duty officer and wildland fire management operations and support staff in the response to and management of wild fire incidents. The dispatcher is responsible for all radio transmissions, receiving and responding to incoming calls, public and agency fire reports, employee safety check ins; aircraft flight following and automated flight watch monitoring. The dispatcher operates a variety of communication equipment (computers, facsimile, telephone, AM/FM radios) as well as providing general office support to the duty room (keyboarding, email, photocopying, filing and faxing). The dispatcher may be assigned to support incident management teams and other fire centres within Yukon in a radio operator role during ongoing fire incidents. The incumbent may also be required to perform the function of aerial observer. This requires travel in a small aircraft.

This position is located in Watson Lake. Accommodations are the responsibility of the student.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel, shiftwork/weekends. The incumbent must possess or be willing to obtain Restricted Operator Certificate with Aeronautical Qualification (ROC-A) within two weeks of hire.


STEP-17052-G
Air Operations Assistant
Department of Community Services

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Business Administration OR Renewable Resources OR Aviation

This position is responsible for two important roles within the Air Operations unit of Wildland Fire Management. The first role is providing administrative support to the Air Operations Contract Officer. This includes verification of flight tickets; entering the flight tickets into the Fire Management System (iFMS); ensure accuracy and report discrepancies to the Pilot and/or Supervisor; verify Air Carrier invoices and process for payment; work with Community Services finance to ensure timely and accurate payment; maintain filing system; prepare reports for daily aircraft activity for Wildland Fire Management.

This position will also be responsible for communicating and dispatching air tankers at the air tanker base. This includes answering phones; operating an AM/FM radio for communications with aircraft, operating computerized tracking system and maintaining a radio log. The incumbent may also be required to perform the function of aerial observer. This requires traveling in small aircraft; reporting new wildland fires and mapping current fires.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel, shiftwork/weekends. The incumbent must possess or be willing to obtain Restricted Land/Air Radio Operator’s License.


STEP-17053-G
Assistant Fire Information Officer
Department of Community Services

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Journalism OR Communications OR Multi-media

The student will assist with internal and external communications pertaining to the Yukon Wildland Fire Management Program. This may include producing a variety of print materials (news releases, bulletins, activity reports, staff newsletter) as well as maintaining the program's website and social media channels and taking photographs and videos at times and writing feature stories. Student may also be required to conduct media interviews and assist with the development of new prevention materials. Depending on the severity of the season there may be opportunities for the student to assist in other aspects of the program.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel, shiftwork/weekends


STEP-17054-G
Wildland Fire Mapping and FireSmart Technician
Department of Community Services

Field of study: 
Completion of first year or higher in Forestry OR Environmental Studies OR Resource Management

The Wildland Fire Mapping and FireSmart Technician works as part of the Fire Science and Planning team to develop operational fire management maps and documentation of Yukon fire hazard abatement projects. As a Fire mapper, this position may be required to fly in small aircraft and be on standby as fire danger conditions warrant. The documentation of fuel treatments involves travelling to communities across the territory to collect and enter data into the new FireSmart database. Other tasks may include working on the Values at Risk database, assisting with Wildand Fire Risk Management initiatives and preparing FireSmart maps for technical review.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel, shiftwork/weekends


STEP-17055-G
Summer Program Assistant
Department of Community Services

Field of study: 
Completion of third year or higher in Education OR Social Sciences OR Arts

The Summer Program Assistant will prepare and present a variety of library programming at Whitehorse Public Library and Community Libraries. The student will work under the direction of the Director (and by a member of the Public Libraries Programs Committee when the Director is unavailable). Tasks include program planning, advertising, registration, delivery and evaluation. The student will be responsible for the direction and supervision of children participating in the programs, organizing related resources (supplies, equipment, etc), and researching, planning and presenting programs in the meeting rooms at Whitehorse Public Library and other potential venues. The Assistant will also be required to evaluate the success of the programming on a day to day basis and recommend changes when necessary, respond to inquiries from the public and provide feedback to the supervisor throughout and upon completion of the programming.

Conditions of employment:
Travel, shiftwork/weekends

 

STEP-17008-G
Assistant Systems Administrator
Department of Economic Development

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Computer Science

The incumbent will participate in several network related projects including analysis and rebuild of the departmental electronic filing systems, and planning and rebuilding of network security groups utilizing various Microsoft Windows server and network tools. They will also participate in the updating of the telephone programming requirements for the department in conjunction with departmental staff, and rebuilding and rolling out updated Windows 7 workstations to various departmental staff members as required.

Conditions of employment:
Incumbent must be able to lift up to 70 pounds

 

STEP-17009-G
Assistant Support Technician
Department of Education

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Information Technology OR Computer Science OR Education Technology

The Assistant Support Technician will be tasked with reporting to and assisting ITSS technicians with routine activities including imaging new school and office computers, reimaging current school and office computers, testing/installing software and hardware in both Mac and Windows environments, providing first level technical support on computers, mobile devices, printers and network related troubleshooting, moving of a large number of computers and peripherals both within schools and building to building, keeping track of hardware inventories within schools and/or offices, daily trips to schools including 3 to 5 overnight road trips to Yukon community schools ranging from 2 to 4 days.

Conditions of employment:
Travel, the ability to do routine lifting from 10-50 lbs is necessary


STEP-17010-G
Yukon Aboriginal Language Research Assistant
Department of Education – Yukon Native Language Centre

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Linguistics OR Library & Information Sciences OR Indigenous Studies

The successful candidate will be directly involved in the behind-the-scenes work of language revitalization. This position offers opportunity to learn more about field linguistics and the broader agenda to advance the reclamation of Aboriginal languages in Yukon. Much of the daily tasks will revolve around data management and archiving print materials at the Yukon Native Language Centre. Knowledge of a non-European language will be an asset, preference will be given to candidates with the knowledge of a Yukon Aboriginal language. Strong computer skills are essential and candidates must be able to demonstrate an ability to work independently. It is imperative that applicants have an awareness of Yukon First Nations culture and protocol.

This position is preferenced to:
• persons of Yukon First Nations ancestry
• persons of Aboriginal ancestry


STEP-17011-G
Yukon First Nations Education Assistant
Department of Education

Field of study:
Completion of third year or higher in Education OR First Nations Studies

The Yukon First Nation Education Assistant will be working in a team environment with Yukon First Nation consultants in curriculum, partnerships and experiential education and provide support with curriculum and learning resource development. The student will assist with the planning and implementation of the annual orientation for new teachers and administrators. The student will be involved with scanning language materials and resources and travel with staff on school visitations, community meetings and attend Yukon First Nation General Assemblies.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel, first aid/CPR

This position is preferenced to:
• persons of Yukon First Nations ancestry
• persons of Aboriginal ancestry
 

STEP-17001-G
Corporate Registration Analyst
Department of Community Services

Field of study:
Completion of second year or higher in Administrative Law OR Business Administration

This position is responsible for assisting with the provision of a broad range of time-sensitive business and regulatory services; advising clients on reporting requirements for filing under corporate legislation; receiving and processing applications and notices pertaining to filing requirements of the numerous types of corporate entities to maintain an accurate corporate registry, which includes the provision of efficient counter and phone services to clients and the general public.

Attention to detail, memo writing, computer usage, and customer service are essential skills to being successful in this position. We serve a wide customer base, including individuals from law offices, corporations, government offices, volunteers and the general public. The incumbent will receive, review and process statements, notices, forms and annual filings to ensure the maintenance for an accurate corporate registry.


STEP-17002-G
Computer Support Analyst
Department of Community Services

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Computer Science OR Business Info Systems OR Engineering

Install, support, maintain and upgrade more than 500 desktop/laptop computers, tablets, virtual desktops, smart phones, peripheral and associated network devices.

This position is responsible for organizing, prioritizing and performing computer trouble calls and upgrades, following up with internal clients to resolve issues in a timely manner, ensuring client satisfaction. They will document issues and solutions, taking corrective action where necessary to prevent a repeat. They will plan and implement a small project.

With 21 different branches, ranging from Public Libraries to Emergency Medical Services, Wildland Fire, Building Safety and Sports and Recreation, Community Services IT supports a wide variety of environments, applications and uses of information technology to provide services both to our internal clients and the general public. 

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel, some lifting


STEP-17003-G
Project Coordinator
Department of Community Services

Field of study:
Completion of second year or higher in Engineering OR Geotechnical Trades OR Construction Management

This position will give the STEP student first-hand experience in public sector infrastructure development while being mentored by project managers. The student will coordinate RFPs and tenders, liaise with consultants and contractors, attend project meetings, perform administrative office duties, prepare professional and technical communications, perform site visits, and review designs. The student will gain experience in all aspects of project delivery.

This position will require excellent oral and written communication skills, strong organizational skills and the ability to work effectively alone or in a team environment. The student must be able to produce high quality work, meet critical deadlines and use tact and diplomacy when dealing with contractors and the general public. The ability to use software programs such as MS Word and Excel effectively are necessary to create professional documents.

The student must comply with Safe Work Procedures and wear PPE at all times when required.

Conditions of employment:
Drivers Licence, travel, First Aid/CPR


STEP-17004-G
Property Taxation Assistant
Department of Community Services

Field of study:
Completion of first-year or higher in Business Administration OR Commerce OR Accounting

The Property Taxation Assistant (PTA) will work closely with the Property Tax Administrator during the property taxation cycle. The cycle begins when tax notices are mailed, includes various financial transactions as they occur, then ends with the collection of past due accounts in the lien process. The PTA also ensures that legislation, regulations, policies and procedures are followed. This position will provide a high level of customer service, assisting clients at the front counter, as well as receiving their payments. Additional responsibilities include reconciling and entering online payments into the tax system, running reports and preparing cash blotters. The Taxation Assistant will also be exposed to the Yukon Home Owner Grant program and prepare journal entries for homeowner grants, as well as reconciling homeowner grant claims for municipalities and process cheque requisitions for accounts payable. This position will also assist with the collection procedures for overdue property tax accounts and general administrative support where required.

 

STEP-17005-G
Special Projects and Games Assistant
Department of Community Services

Field of study:
Completion of second year or higher in Sport and Recreation Administration OR Support Event Management OR Sport Performance

The Special Projects and Games Assistant will provide support to a number of special projects at the Sport and Recreation Branch including review and support of the adjudication of annual funding program applications and reporting, organizing of annual coaching and athlete development workshops, physical literacy training workshops and support for a ParticipAction 150 playlist activation in the Yukon as part of Canada's 150th birthday celebrations. A major part of the position will be responsibility for the promotion and development of a Team Yukon in conjunction with Yukon sport governing bodies and alongside the Chef-de-mission for each set of Games including the 2017 North American Indigenous Games in Toronto, Ontario, July 16-23, 2017 and the 2017 Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg, Manitoba, July 28-August 13, 2017. The Special Projects and Games Assistant will be working in a Mission Staff role leading up to and at both Games supporting the Chef-de-mission and Assistant Chef-de-mission. Other duties will include day-to-day activities that support the staff at the Branch that will provide worthwhile experiences.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel, security check, first aid/CPR

 

STEP-17006-G
Finance and Administrative Assistant
Department of Community Services

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Finance and Administration OR Business Management OR Accounting

The Finance and Administrative Assistant will be responsible for assisting with the administration of the Yukon Wildland Fire Management Program. The incumbent will ensure that accurate records of operations are maintained and information with respect to cost and activities are recorded. This is accomplished by providing a variety of entry and intermediate level financial and information management services for WFM. Including but not limited to entering and ensuring the accuracy of daily reports to the Information Fire Management System and reporting discrepancies to the Manager of Business Services. Verifying and processing invoices to ensure timely and accurate payment, reconciling expenditures, assisting in preparing financial reports and completing special financial related projects. These activities are undertaken in a fast-paced emergency response environment.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel, shiftwork/weekends

 

STEP-17007-G
Regional Fire Centre Dispatcher
Department of Community Services

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Business Administration OR Renewable Resources OR Emergency Management

The Regional Fire Centre Dispatcher is employed at the Watson Lake Regional Fire Centre. The dispatcher provides the communication link between the regional duty officer and wildland fire management operations and support staff in the response to and management of wild fire incidents. The dispatcher is responsible for all radio transmissions, receiving and responding to incoming calls, public and agency fire reports, employee safety check ins; aircraft flight following and automated flight watch monitoring. The dispatcher operates a variety of communication equipment (computers, facsimile, telephone, AM/FM radios) as well as providing general office support to the duty room (keyboarding, email, photocopying, filing and faxing). The dispatcher may be assigned to support incident management teams and other fire centres within Yukon in a radio operator role during ongoing fire incidents. The incumbent may also be required to perform the function of aerial observer. This requires travel in a small aircraft.

This position is located in Watson Lake. Accommodations are the responsibility of the student.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel, shiftwork/weekends. The incumbent must possess or be willing to obtain Restricted Operator Certificate with Aeronautical Qualification (ROC-A) within two weeks of hire.

 

STEP-17052-G
Air Operations Assistant
Department of Community Services

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Business Administration OR Renewable Resources OR Aviation

This position is responsible for two important roles within the Air Operations unit of Wildland Fire Management. The first role is providing administrative support to the Air Operations Contract Officer. This includes verification of flight tickets; entering the flight tickets into the Fire Management System (iFMS); ensure accuracy and report discrepancies to the Pilot and/or Supervisor; verify Air Carrier invoices and process for payment; work with Community Services finance to ensure timely and accurate payment; maintain filing system; prepare reports for daily aircraft activity for Wildland Fire Management.

This position will also be responsible for communicating and dispatching air tankers at the air tanker base. This includes answering phones; operating an AM/FM radio for communications with aircraft, operating computerized tracking system and maintaining a radio log. The incumbent may also be required to perform the function of aerial observer. This requires traveling in small aircraft; reporting new wildland fires and mapping current fires.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel, shiftwork/weekends. The incumbent must possess or be willing to obtain Restricted Land/Air Radio Operator’s License.

 

STEP-17053-G
Assistant Fire Information Officer
Department of Community Services

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Journalism OR Communications OR Multi-media

The student will assist with internal and external communications pertaining to the Yukon Wildland Fire Management Program. This may include producing a variety of print materials (news releases, bulletins, activity reports, staff newsletter) as well as maintaining the program's website and social media channels and taking photographs and videos at times and writing feature stories. Student may also be required to conduct media interviews and assist with the development of new prevention materials. Depending on the severity of the season there may be opportunities for the student to assist in other aspects of the program.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel, shiftwork/weekends

 

STEP-17054-G
Wildland Fire Mapping and FireSmart Technician
Department of Community Services

Field of study: 
Completion of first year or higher in Forestry OR Environmental Studies OR Resource Management

The Wildland Fire Mapping and FireSmart Technician works as part of the Fire Science and Planning team to develop operational fire management maps and documentation of Yukon fire hazard abatement projects. As a Fire mapper, this position may be required to fly in small aircraft and be on standby as fire danger conditions warrant. The documentation of fuel treatments involves travelling to communities across the territory to collect and enter data into the new FireSmart database. Other tasks may include working on the Values at Risk database, assisting with Wildand Fire Risk Management initiatives and preparing FireSmart maps for technical review.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel, shiftwork/weekends

 

STEP-17055-G
Summer Program Assistant
Department of Community Services

Field of study: 
Completion of third year or higher in Education OR Social Sciences OR Arts

The Summer Program Assistant will prepare and present a variety of library programming at Whitehorse Public Library and Community Libraries. The student will work under the direction of the Director (and by a member of the Public Libraries Programs Committee when the Director is unavailable). Tasks include program planning, advertising, registration, delivery and evaluation. The student will be responsible for the direction and supervision of children participating in the programs, organizing related resources (supplies, equipment, etc), and researching, planning and presenting programs in the meeting rooms at Whitehorse Public Library and other potential venues. The Assistant will also be required to evaluate the success of the programming on a day to day basis and recommend changes when necessary, respond to inquiries from the public and provide feedback to the supervisor throughout and upon completion of the programming.

Conditions of employment:
Travel, shiftwork/weekends

 

STEP-17008-G
Assistant Systems Administrator
Department of Economic Development

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Computer Science

The incumbent will participate in several network related projects including analysis and rebuild of the departmental electronic filing systems, and planning and rebuilding of network security groups utilizing various Microsoft Windows server and network tools. They will also participate in the updating of the telephone programming requirements for the department in conjunction with departmental staff, and rebuilding and rolling out updated Windows 7 workstations to various departmental staff members as required.

Conditions of employment:
Incumbent must be able to lift up to 70 pounds

 

STEP-17009-G
Assistant Support Technician
Department of Education

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Information Technology OR Computer Science OR Education Technology

The Assistant Support Technician will be tasked with reporting to and assisting ITSS technicians with routine activities including imaging new school and office computers, reimaging current school and office computers, testing/installing software and hardware in both Mac and Windows environments, providing first level technical support on computers, mobile devices, printers and network related troubleshooting, moving of a large number of computers and peripherals both within schools and building to building, keeping track of hardware inventories within schools and/or offices, daily trips to schools including 3 to 5 overnight road trips to Yukon community schools ranging from 2 to 4 days.

Conditions of employment:
Travel, the ability to do routine lifting from 10-50 lbs is necessary

 

STEP-17010-G
Yukon Aboriginal Language Research Assistant
Department of Education – Yukon Native Language Centre

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Linguistics OR Library & Information Sciences OR Indigenous Studies

The successful candidate will be directly involved in the behind-the-scenes work of language revitalization. This position offers opportunity to learn more about field linguistics and the broader agenda to advance the reclamation of Aboriginal languages in Yukon. Much of the daily tasks will revolve around data management and archiving print materials at the Yukon Native Language Centre. Knowledge of a non-European language will be an asset, preference will be given to candidates with the knowledge of a Yukon Aboriginal language. Strong computer skills are essential and candidates must be able to demonstrate an ability to work independently. It is imperative that applicants have an awareness of Yukon First Nations culture and protocol.

This position is preferenced to:
• persons of Yukon First Nations ancestry
• persons of Aboriginal ancestry

 

STEP-17011-G
Yukon First Nations Education Assistant
Department of Education

Field of study:
Completion of third year or higher in Education OR First Nations Studies

The Yukon First Nation Education Assistant will be working in a team environment with Yukon First Nation consultants in curriculum, partnerships and experiential education and provide support with curriculum and learning resource development. The student will assist with the planning and implementation of the annual orientation for new teachers and administrators. The student will be involved with scanning language materials and resources and travel with staff on school visitations, community meetings and attend Yukon First Nation General Assemblies.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel, first aid/CPR

This position is preferenced to:
• persons of Yukon First Nations ancestry
• persons of Aboriginal ancestry

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STEP jobs in Energy, Mines and Reourses, Environment and Executive Council Office

STEP-17012-G
Assistant Forest Technician (2 positions)
Department of Energy, Mines and Resources

Field of study:
Completion of third year or higher in Forestry OR Natural Resources OR Renewable Resources

Working with the Forest Management branch, the STEP student will assist the Forest Management branch programs with fieldwork (tree measurements and re-measuring permanent sample plots, timber planning and layout, forest health, research (plots), etc.) and office work (data entry, report writing, mapping planning, etc.).  With this position, there will be an emphasis on fieldwork. Travel to remote locations outside of Whitehorse with some overnight stays, as well as fieldwork near Whitehorse (day trips) are required.

This position will spend time at the Gunnar Nilsson Mickey Lammers Research Forest, located 15 minutes north of Whitehorse on the Klondike Highway. Duties at the research forest will include: conducting field trips to school children and the public, general maintenance around infrastructure in trails, assistance with the annual open house, plot measurement, trail building.

Condition of employment:
Driver’s license, travel, shiftwork/weekends, first aid/CPR


STEP-17013-G
Land Management Support Officer
Department of Energy, Mines and Resources

Field of study:
Completion of second-year or higher in Environmental Sciences OR Resource Management

The position supports Land Management by conducting research on Yukon lands and compiling information for special projects for responsible land management and efficient program delivery in the Yukon. The incumbent will provide customer service to enhance land availability and acquisition through familiarization of land management legislations, policies and initiatives.

The incumbent will research and report information necessary for the branch to deliver a high standard of customer service. The incumbent will be required to work within the regulatory framework which governs land management, including territorial acts and regulations, First Nation Final Agreements, and the Yukon Environmental and Socio-Economic Assessment Act.

The position will use remote sensing, map interpretation, GIS and computer applications in the research and development of comprehensive, integrated land management information.


STEP-17014-G
Land Planning Assistant
Department of Energy, Mines and Resources

Field of study:
Completion of second year or higher in Land Use Planning OR Geography OR Environmental/Resource Planning

The Land Planning Assistant will work with the Department of Energy, Mines & Resources Land Planning Branch team.  He/she will work on various projects in relation to land use planning, land development, zoning and subdivision issues.  Further, he/she will assist the branch with a variety of ongoing planning projects, the organization of public consultation processes, the review of local area plans, zoning and subdivision applications, and the interpretation of associated legislation and policies. In addition, he/she will be required to support planning processes through a variety of research projects and best current planning practices and through the provision of general support services to the branch.

Conditions of employment:
Travel, must be physically fit enough to conduct field work


STEP-17015-G
Lay Laboratory & Field Assistant
Department of Energy, Mines and Resources

Field of study:
Completion of second year or higher in Water Quality Technology OR Environmental Chemistry OR Environmental Sciences

The Lay Laboratory & Field Assistant will be trained to analyze water samples collected in the field during the placer mining season. These samples are collected by water quality monitoring and inspection staff in order to gather information regarding watershed health, environmental conditions and regulatory compliance during the mining season. Laboratory work involves: the analysis of water and sediment samples for various parameters (pH, conductivity, turbidity, total, suspended and settleable solids and organic content); receiving samples from the field; and the preparation and return of cleaned sampling equipment and fresh supplies to the field. Office work involves compiling the analyzed data and completing reports that describe the quality of the water analyzed. Field work is undertaken in all weather, involves travel by truck, aircraft, boat and ATV, and requires lifting and moving samples and equipment. The branch’s mandate to collect and analyze data from mined and un-mined areas within the territory is accomplished by a combination of field studies, lab studies and office based research.

Conditions of employment:
Drivers Licence, travel, shift work/weekends, First Aid/CPR (provided)


STEP-17057-G
Agriculture Research Student
Department of Energy, Mines and Resources

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Agriculture OR Environmental Studies OR Geography

The Agriculture Research Assistant will primarily assist in the research undertaken by the Agriculture Branch. This will include assisting with experimental design, maintaining field sites and the collection of data. This position will operate a range of field and data collection equipment including data loggers, ATVs and water pumps. Most of the work will occur near Whitehorse with daily trips to the research sites. Office work will involve researching various agriculture related topics, inputting field data and assisting with a range of programs and events.

The Agriculture Research Assistant will also play a critical role working in the field with the Grazing Management Coordinator, Agriculture Land Resources Officer, and the Development Officer assisting with the collection of relevant data and soils information. This will take the student into the backcountry of the Yukon so they must be in good condition, capable of walking for a full day through variable terrain.

Conditions of employment:
Drivers Licence, travel, must be ok with physical work, getting dirty, capable of lifting 50 lbs and comfortable working outside in remote conditions


STEP-17016-G
Animal Health Unit Assistant
Department of Environment

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Veterinary Medicine OR Animal and/or Public Health OR Wildlife Biology

The STEP student will be involved in a wide range of Animal Health Unit tasks and activities, assisting the Program Veterinarian, as well as the Laboratory Coordinator and Chief Veterinary Officer in the laboratory, field and office. The student will gain experience in delivering animal health programs and conducting animal disease surveillance. The main responsibilities of this position will focus on the collection, analysis and reporting of data for wildlife, domestic animal and related public health programs in Yukon. The student will provide support for day-to-day Animal Health Unit activities including data entry, report writing, literature reviews, biological and disease sample collection, sample analysis, assisting with animal post-mortems, and participating in fieldwork. The STEP student will be required to participate in work that is physically demanding, includes work with live and dead wildlife (including mammals, fish, birds and amphibians), and it will require use of personal protective equipment and operation of laboratory equipment such as fume hoods, hoists and vices. Travel in vehicles and boats may be required.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel, shiftwork/weekends, current rabies vaccination is considered an asset


STEP-17017-G
Assistant Park Interpreter
Department of Environment

Field of study:
Completion of second year or higher in Natural Sciences OR Education OR Natural Resource Management

The Assistant Park Interpreter will be responsible for working closely with the team of interpretive staff to provide information and delivery of interpretive services to visitors to the park. This includes the development of topic specific interpretive programs that provide up-to-date information and educate and raise awareness of key park values. The successful candidate will also be assisting and responding to public inquiries regarding the park environment such as plants, wildlife, geology, appropriate use of the facilities, human wildlife encounters and park regulations. Admin duties will include issuing permits, collecting and recording wildlife sightings, visitor statistics and feedback to ensure safety and quality of experience for visitors and preservation of the environment. The Assistant will assist in the collection of images and data to support research and promotion initiatives and this may require accompanying a park ranger or other professional in the field. They will be expected to respond to emergency situations where appropriate.

This position is located at the Tombstone Territorial Park, near Dawson City, Yukon. Accommodation is provided in basic cabin with shared kitchen cabin facilities and outhouse.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel, shiftwork/weekends

This position is preferenced to:
• persons of Yukon First Nations ancestry


STEP-17018-G
Assistant Park Officer
Department of Environment

Field of study:
Completion of second year or higher in Environmental Science OR Natural Resource Management OR Conservation Officer/Law Enforcement

Do you have a passion for Yukon’s environment? Yukon Parks is seeking a motivated and friendly individual to join our Park Officer team. The position will assist with patrols of parks and campgrounds for compliance and enforcement by applying and enforcing provisions of relevant legislations. You will respond to and resolve public complaints/occurrences regarding activities on park land by taking appropriate action at the scene or follow up investigation. Resolving conflicts with park users will also be part of the duties. You will deliver current information and educational material to the public and educate park/campground users to proper use and care of parks and safety methods for enjoying the outdoors (i.e., bear awareness). You will perform random compliance checks, complete necessary reports and documents and if required, testify in territorial court. Selling of camping permits and performing cash transactions will be a daily occurrence. And very importantly, you will help protect park resources and ensure public safety by taking appropriate action (notification to staff, dealing with animals/wildlife, assisting RCMP).

Conditions of employment:
Drivers Licence, travel, shift work/weekends, security check

This position is preferenced to:
• persons of Yukon First Nations ancestry
• persons of Aboriginal ancestry


STEP-17019-G
Assistant Wildlife Technician
Department of Environment

Field of study:
Completion of third year or higher in Biology OR Natural Resources OR Environmental Science

In this position the student will work with Yukon Government Senior Wildlife Biologist to carry out various wildlife inventory, monitoring, and research projects in the territory. Duties will include a mix of work in the field and the lab. Field duties may involve work in remote settings capturing, tracking, or monitoring various wildlife species. Lab work will include procuring and processing biological samples, or working on data sets in Excel or a GIS to enter or extract biological data for management purposes. The student will work in a team-based environment that often includes other government biologists and technicians and university professors and graduate students. Representative projects the student may work on include: 1) capture of various smaller mammals, 2) radio-telemetry, 3) monitoring wildlife with camera traps and other remote sensing instruments, 4) non-invasive surveys of wildlife or their signs, 5) assisting in necropsies of carcasses, and 6) entering and mapping wildlife data in a computer. The focus will be on terrestrial vertebrate species (mostly mammals) and their habitats.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel


STEP-17020-G
Climate Change Outreach Assistant
Department of Environment

Field of study:
Completion of third year or higher in Environmental Studies OR Communications OR Environmental Education

Reporting to the Director, the Climate Change Outreach Assistant will assist in: coordinating logistics, preparing information, and occasional presentations for meetings and workshops (venue, hospitality service, invitations, agenda, activities, follow up, reporting, etc.) for adult and youth focussed events (forums, workshops, meetings, etc. For example, "Youth Conversations" information exchange event. The STEP student will design and create an informative and welcoming event where territorial youth can learn about the Yukon government's work in the climate change field).  Researching and writing fact sheets and background briefings on climate change related issues to inform the ongoing work of the Secretariat; planning and delivering public outreach and communications activities/exercises related to climate change.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel

This position is preferenced to:
• persons of Yukon First Nations ancestry


STEP-17021-G
Environmental Protection Assistant
Department of Environment

Field of study:
Completion of second year or higher in Chemistry OR Engineering OR Environmental Science

Working under the supervision of Environmental Program Branch staff, this position will assist in the delivery of programs and regulations under Yukon’s Environment Act in the areas of waste management and contamination of air, soil and water. Tasks may include: researching policies, programs and regulations, writing memos and briefing materials, analyzing soil, water or air data and providing recommendations for decision-making. This position may involve some site visits around Whitehorse or other Yukon communities.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel


STEP-17022-P
Fisheries Research Assistant
Department of Environment

Field of study:
Completion of second year or higher in Fisheries OR Natural Resource Management OR Environmental Studies

The focus of this position will be on the collection, analysis and reporting of data pertaining to freshwater fisheries monitoring, assessment and management. The student will assist in carrying out stock assessments of lake trout, arctic grayling and burbot populations across Yukon, and the subsequent analyses and reporting of these data. The student will collect habitat data in support of fisheries assessments and adaptive management of placer mining, conduct angler harvest surveys, and assist in delivering fisheries related educational content to the public.

The student will provide support for day-to-day fisheries program activities, through maintenance of field gear, data entry and database maintenance, preparation of biological samples and other laboratory, office and field assistance. This position includes work that is physically demanding, in remote areas, in inclement weather conditions, and may include travel in boats, aircraft and ATVs.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel, shiftwork/weekends, heavy lifting


STEP-17023-G
Wildlife Habitat & Ecological Monitoring Technician
Department of Environment

Field of study:
Completion of third year or higher in Terrestrial Ecology OR Renewable Resources Management OR Environment Studies

Normally reporting to the Habitat Technician, the incumbent will assist in a variety of wildlife, habitat and ecological monitoring related field and office projects. The field projects will likely include: climate change experiments in the alpine tundra of the Wolf Creek watershed, ecological monitoring of the boreal forest in various parts of Yukon, monitoring of wetland indicator species in ponds west of Whitehorse, research on the effects of different levels of timber harvest on caribou forage lychens, ecosystem descriptions in support of the ecosystem and landscape classification system, raptor nest site relocation, and assessing habitat values in relation to development activities. Office projects will mainly involve data compilation and data entry into computer databases, and could include GIS mapping.

Duties for the student will include logistics planning and organizing for the field trips, counting and measuring plants and animals, and describing physical attributes of sites.

Conditions of employment:
Drivers Licence, travel, shift work/weekends, lifting up to 50 lbs


STEP-17059-G
Environmental Support Officer
Department of Environment

Field of study:
Completion of second year or higher in Business Administration OR Natural Resource Management

This position will work closely with the Manager to complete the filing of Waste Manifest, consolidating the information provided and following up with the clients that have missing information. The manifest follow up requires a significant amount of time phoning individuals to track down the missing information. Other responsibilities of the position is to enter data, complete quality control on the data, prepare summaries for spill files for Officers, research potential compliance issues on permits, and enter spill reports into the Access database.

This position is preferenced to:
• persons of Yukon First Nations ancestry
• persons of Aboriginal ancestry
• persons with disabilities

STEP-17060-G
Office Assistant
Department of Environment

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Business Administration

Join the office team that supports the magic of Yukon Parks. You will work with Yukon Park Branch staff on the variety of office and administrative tasks, and respond to inquiries from the public.Tasks will include data entry, cash counting and handling inquiries from the public in person, by telephone and by email.

This position is preferenced to:
• persons of Yukon First Nations ancestry
• persons of Aboriginal ancestry

STEP-17024-G
Aboriginal Relations Analyst
Executive Council Office

Field of study:
Completion of third-year or higher in Public Administration OR Intergovernmental Relations OR First Nations Studies

The Aboriginal Relations Branch is the Government of Yukon's lead for negotiating and implementing Final and Self Government Agreements and other reconciliation arrangements with First Nations. This position will gain experience in the three branches: First Nation Relations and Capacity Development, Implementation and Reconciliation and Policy and Consultation. This position will work with Yukon First Nation governments and with other departments both externally and internally on a number of exciting First Nation initiatives. They will also provide support to the Directors and Assistant Deputy Minister in preparation for informal government-to-government meetings such as Yukon Forums, Intergovernmental Forms and other intergovernmental meetings.

This position is preferenced to persons of Aboriginal ancestry.

Conditions of employment:
Travel

 

STEP-17025-G
Digital Communications Assistant
Executive Council Office

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Communications OR Journalism OR Marketing

The Digital Communications Assistant plays an integral part of our dynamic communications team. You will have experience writing digital content and managing projects. You will be the editor of our staff newsletter and manage our public and internal website by: updating, editing, writing and developing digital content, working with branch staff to coordinate updates and new web projects, training branch staff, troubleshooting and updating instruction manuals to reflect current processes and good practices. You will provide web support for the Yukon government website, Commissioner of Yukon and Premier's websites. You will also assist in posting time sensitive news releases and social media advertisements and maintain and monitor the Yukon government’s social media channels. You will use analytics and research data to evaluate website content and advise staff on improvements. This position offers you an opportunity to immerse yourself in the field of digital communications where you will gain valuable corporate knowledge and the opportunity to network and participate in professional committees and working groups.

 

STEP-17026-G
Information Management Analyst
Executive Council Office

Field of study:
Completion of first-year or higher in Business Administration OR Information Technology OR Information Management

This position will support the functions of the Executive Council Office and Offices of Cabinet and the Commissioner by undertaking a variety of projects related to information management and information technology.
The incumbent will be responsible for various IM/IT projects including, building and maintaining SharePoint sites, performing analysis on databases, and developing reports and options papers with recommendations for solutions.
This position would be involved in various departmental initiatives to help streamline systems, develop efficiencies and reduce redundancies.  Based on this, we are looking for someone who likes to apply logic to solve problems, enjoys understanding the relationships between systems and processes, and likes a challenge.


STEP-17027-G
Youth Communications Coordinator
Executive Council Office

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Communications OR Arts (Visual Arts/Graphic Design) OR Marketing

The Youth Communications Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating the Outstanding Youth Achievement Awards (OYAA's) which involves: developing a communication plan; selecting award recipients from submitted nominations; designing, developing posters highlighting achievement of each award recipient; presenting the recipients with their respective award and poster; distributing posters to appropriate locations; and highlighting award recipients on Youth Directorate Website and other media. This position will also be responsible for updating, improving and enhancing the Youth Directorate public websites and assisting Youth Directorate staff with the annual Youth Leadership Training workshop. 

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STEP jobs in Health & Social Services and Highways & Public Works

STEP-17028-G
Finance and Program Administration Clerk
Department of Health & Social Services

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Business Administration OR Commerce OR Accounting

The Finance and Program Administration Clerk is responsible for performing a variety of financial operations duties, providing customer service to clients and the public for the Income Support Unit (ISU) and Services to Persons with Disabilities (SPD), maintaining client records and unit files, and for providing program management and administrative support for ISU.  The incumbent responds to the public and clients who are in financial need and/or crisis-including clients who may have mental health issues, cognitive or physical disabilities, and/or challenging behaviors-in a sensitive and respectful manner.

Conditions of employment:
Security Check

 

STEP-17029-G
Home Care Nursing Student
Department of Health & Social Services

Field of study:
Completion of third-year or higher in Nursing OR RN Program

Under the direction and guidance of a Registered Nurse, the student will provide support for basic nursing services for Home Care clients as well as developing health promotion and prevention programs for Home Care clients. They will also be involved in a weekly outreach nursing clinic. This will include research, planning and assistance in various therapeutic activities, as well as providing general support to the nursing team in the Home Care programs.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel, security check, medical clearance, TB testing, First Aid/CPR

 

STEP-17030-G
Home Care Therapy Assistant
Department of Health & Social Services

Field of study:
Completion of third-year or higher in Therapies OR Kinesiology OR Rehabilitation

Under the direction and guidance a physiotherapist and/or occupational therapist, the student will primarily provide client and program support for Home Care of clients. This will include assistance in various therapeutic activities, organizing and repairing adaptive equipment, research and data entry, and analysis related to Home Care programs.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel, security check, medical clearance, TB testing, First Aid/CPR


STEP-17031-G
Outreach Employment and Training Counsellor
Department of Health & Social Services

Field of study:
Completion of third-year or higher in Social Work OR Social Services OR Psychology

This position develops, implements, and monitors individualized case plans with clients and their primary case managers, with particular focus on coordinating employment or educational/training opportunities with and for clients. The incumbent will work directly with the case manager and client to address any employment-related barriers they may have, and identify employment or training opportunities for client bases on their interest, skills and strengths. This position will have an outreach and community focus and complete research or employment and training opportunities available to clients.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel, security check


STEP-17032-G
Program Aides - 4 positions
Department of Health & Social Services

Field of study:
Completion of second-year or higher in License Practical Nurse OR Registered Nurse

Under the direction and guidance of senior staff, the student will assist in Activities of Daily Living (ADL), provide direct nursing/personal care, and work closely with team members and family to promote increased quality of life for residents. The student will assist in outings, therapy programs, feeding, social, leisure and rehabilitation programs. 

Conditions of employment:
Travel, security check, medical clearance, TB testing, First Aid/CPR

 

STEP-17033-G
Services to Persons with Disability Case Aide
Department of Health and Social Services

Field of study:
Completion of third year or higher in Social Work OR Social Sciences OR Psychology

This position will work with a team consisting of three social workers, residential coordinator and supported independent workers. The case aide will work with the social workers to evaluate client’s financial needs, housing needs, their emotional, physical, mental health, any vocational services, their health and other needs to determine or adjust the support requirements. They will assist in developing, revising and writing case plans.

The position will work with the residential coordinator to evaluate interview placements within the approved homes. The position will work collaboratively with multidisciplinary teams to implement case planning which may include working with other agencies or service providers like Home Care, housing, etc., who are part of the clients care team. Provides information to clients and their caregivers on regulations, policies and programming.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel, security check, TB testing


STEP-17034-G
Student Regional Social Worker
Department of Health and Social Services 

Field of study:
Completion of third year or higher in Social Work

The Student Regional Social Worker will assist with the delivery of a number of statutory and non-statutory social services in the Yukon rural community under the supervision of the Regional Social Worker and Regional Supervisor including: child welfare: child protection, family support, child-in-care, foster care, adoptions; youth justice: youth probation, alternative measures; social assistance: income support, emergency services, adult services, adult protection: assisting adults that may be at risk of abuse; community development: working collaboratively with First Nations, RCMP, health units, schools, etc., to respond to issues and build capacity within a community.

This position is outside of Whitehorse in one of the communities. Accommodations will be provided.

This position is preferenced to:
• persons of Yukon First Nations ancestry
• persons of Aboriginal ancestry

 

STEP-17035-G
Therapy Aide - 3 positions
Department of Health and Social Services 

Field of study:
Completion of second-year or higher in Therapies (OT, PT, RT, SLP) OR Kinesiology OR Therapeutic Rehabilitation

The student will be assisting residents to maintain independence, participate in the life of the facility and benefit from the therapeutic programming tailored to their needs. STEP students would be involved in a variety of activities and programs to support residents while being independent. From day-to-day they may be assisting with resident activities of daily living (ADL), supporting residents to participate in group activities or programs, plan special events in collaboration with the therapeutic services team or attend care conferences with the trans disciplinary team. Students will support the implementation of those care plans and therapeutic programs from physical, psycho-social, spiritual and emotional domains.

 

STEP-17036-G
Assistant to Bridge/Construction Inspector
Department of Highways & Public Works

Field of study:
Completion of second year or higher in Engineering OR Applied Science OR General Science

Each bridge, culvert and their approaches in the inventory of the Government of Yukon is inspected every alternate year. Procedure includes (the candidate is expected to perform) site visit, visual inspection, taking measurements, condition assessment, survey, record deficiencies, take photographs, input collected data in the database and analyze and prepare inspection memos. The candidate may also have to do some design work, update the bridge and culvert management system database and some construction supervision, etc.

When assigned to the construction site, the student will be working under the direct supervision of a field inspector and assist him with his work as necessary. He/she will be required to perform standard material testing on soils and aggregates using nuclear gauge (for which he/she will be trained) in accordance with prescribe procedures to provide material a valuations, quality and quantity control for materials used in bridge/culvert/highway construction. Some project, contract administration duties are also to be performed.

Conditions of employment: 
Driver’s license, travel, shiftwork/weekend, first aid/CPR

 


STEP-17037-G
Financial Administrative Assistant
Department of Highways & Public Works 

Field of study:
Completion of second year or higher in Business Administration OR Finance OR Accounting

Reporting to the Financial Manager, the position is responsible for providing accounting and financial support to branches within the department and to support department coordination and financial management activities.
New or different financial practices and policies are not always greeted with enthusiasm by program personnel. It is expected that this position would present the solution in terms of benefits for the program areas and suggest practices and tips that are efficient, easy to understand and easy to implement. Problems are also overcome by having a clear understanding of the issues and being able to communicate in a non-technical manner and offer solutions to benefit the individual. We are looking for an individual who is self-motivated and highly organized. You must be able to work effectively on your own or in a team environment and must be able to manage demands from a variety of sources.

 

STEP-17038-G
Junior Account Manager
Department of Highways & Public Works 

Field of study:
Completion of second year or higher in Communications OR Marketing OR Business Administration

Queen's Printer Agency is the government’s official publisher. The agency’s mission is to facilitate and provide visual communication solutions, including print services. As part of the Queen Printer team the incumbent will be involved in a variety of project management functions for in-house and private contractor publishing projects of varying complexity, including French language projects. Under the direction of senior team members, the student will be providing consulting services, advice and education to government clients, assisting in tendering Yukon government projects and processing contract documents.

Conditions of employment: 
Driver’s license

 

STEP-17039-G
Materials Testing Technician
Department of Highways & Public Works

Field of study:
Completion of second year or higher in Engineering OR Geology OR Earth Sciences

The student will be required to perform standard materials testing of soils and aggregates, in strict accordance to prescribed procedures, to provide evaluations and quality control for highway construction. The student may be required to perform standard materials testing of asphalt and asphalt emulsions in accordance to prescribe procedures and under the supervision of a senior technician. These test will be performed at the TEB soils and asphalt labs located in Whitehorse.

The student may be required to accompany a technician for exploration and sampling of perspective soil sources, and should be prepared and willing to work in remote settings for periods of up to 2 to 3 days once or twice during the course of employment.

Conditions of employment: 
Driver’s license, travel and heavy lifting

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STEP jobs in Justice, Tourism & Culutre, Women's Directorate and Workers' Compensation, Health and Safety Board

STEP-17040-G
Student Probation Officer
Department of Justice

Field of study:
Completion of second year or higher in Criminology OR Social Work OR Psychology

The Department of Justice is working to ensure Yukon remains a safe, secure and healthy place to live and work. We build strong and healthy relationships with others to support good governance and to foster safe communities with opportunities for healing. The student probation officer will prepare reports for the court, act as an agent of change in case managing and rehabilitation of offenders. The position undertakes tasks germane to correctional best practises such as: facilitating evidence-based programming, undertaking validated risk assessments, motivating offenders, making referrals to other agencies to address offenders criminal behavior.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, security check, TB testing

This position is preferenced to:
• persons of Yukon First Nations ancestry
• persons of Aboriginal ancestry


STEP-17041-G
Victim Services Worker
Department of Justice

Field of study:
Completion of third year or higher in Social Work OR Criminology OR Psychology

This position supports Victim Services staff in providing victims of crime with support, information, counseling, appropriate referrals and linkages and assistance to advocate on their own behalf. The position works in conjunction with the RCMP and within the Criminal Justice System to provide specific services to victims and witnesses in order to enhance client safety, minimize potential negative impacts of crises and support them through the criminal justice system. This position includes attending court, documenting court outcomes, assisting workers with special projects through research/collating information. This position is based in Whitehorse and may require some travel to Yukon communities to provide victim services.

This position is preferenced to:
• persons of Yukon First Nations ancestry
• persons of Aboriginal ancestry

 

STEP-17042-G
Archaeology Assistant
Department of Tourism & Culture

Field of study:
Completion of third-year or higher in Archaeology or Anthropology

The incumbent will be required to assist in field survey and excavation in various locations in Yukon, and will undertake routine archaeological collections analysis and laboratory work in Whitehorse, including cataloging, mapping, research and database maintenance. Assistance in the supervision of secondary school students may be required in certain field projects.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel, first aid/CPR and heavy lifting


STEP-17043-G
Archives Outreach Assistant
Department of Tourism & Culture

Field of study:
Completion of third year or higher in Information Studies OR History OR Marketing

The Archives Outreach Assistant will work to expand Yukon Archives audience and users through outreach initiatives, social media and assistance for researchers. This is an opportunity to practice effective advocacy for archives and gain experience with the practical aspects of archival outreach and reference services.

The Assistant helps in person and remote researchers to use archival and library search tools, assisting with their investigations and use of relevant archival records. The Assistant enhances outreach services by using and developing social media accounts and completing two projects: 1) Propose and create a guide to a subject or record type of interest to researchers, using creative methods to provide access to archival records. 2) Plan, coordinate, and present a public outreach initiative or exhibition of archival material (The student skills and interest will influence the nature of the outreach initiative).

This position is preferenced to:
• persons of Yukon First Nations ancestry
• persons of Aboriginal ancestry
• persons with disabilities

 

STEP-17044-G
Arts Program Assistant
Department of Tourism & Culture

Field of study:
Completion of second-year or higher in Fine Art OR Museum Studies OR Business Administration

The Arts Section is looking for a dynamic, creative individual to share their passion for the arts with the Yukon public. The position will enhance our team in three project areas: art collection management, arts funding research and community engagement. The Arts Section oversees Yukon government art collections. The student would assist in collection management and research, copyright and photo documentation. The Arts Section wants to expand the collection's online presence in order to increase public awareness. The student will create content for websites and social media. The Arts Section supports the arts community through a variety of arts funding programs. Then incumbent will research funding trends, statistics, stories and outcomes as the basis for sharing the findings with the public. Assisting with art installations, promoting arts section projects, and interacting with the arts community are a few of the additional opportunities the student will undertake.

Conditions of employment:
Driver’s license, travel, ability to lift up to 50 pounds


STEP-17045-G
Digital Marketing Assistant - YBIC
Department of Tourism & Culture

Field of study:
Completion of second year or higher in Museums OR Communications OR Marketing

The Digital Marketing Assistant (DMA) will help maintain and support the Beringia Centre’s digital presence, through promotion of the centre and its weekly programs, interaction with digital visitors, and the creation of participatory social media elements-primarily through Facebook, Twitter and the Centre's website. The DMA will produce an online marketing project, assist in traditional advertising, and may be required to assist with other day-to-day operations of the Centre.


STEP-17046-G
Human Resources Assistant
Department of Tourism & Culture

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Human Resources OR Business Administration OR Public Administration

The Human Resource Unit of the Department of Tourism and Culture is looking for a student to join their team. We are a very collaborative unit, with a strong sense of team and a good sense of humor. As a student HR Assistant, you will work closely with the Human Resources Consultant and the Pay and Benefits Assistant to gain exposure to a variety of HR related functions including; recruitment, position management, pay and leave management, as well as general administrative procedures and client service. If you are interested we would love to hear from you.


STEP-17047-G
Marketing Intern
Department of Tourism & Culture

Field of study:
Completion of second year or higher in Tourism OR Marketing OR Communications

The Marketing Intern will provide support to the Marketing Unit, Tourism Branch, of the Department of Tourism and Culture. This position will assist in the support for the accomplishment of general administrative duties planning and implementing special events, media and trade familiarization (FAM) tours, as well as general and/or financial documentation and reporting on activities. This position will also coordinate the Marketing Unit's distribution and maintenance of promotional displays and material throughout the busy summer season. This position may provide support for the processing, response to and from filming inquiries regarding the use of photography and video assets owned by Tourism Yukon. This position will provide other marketing support as required for the marketing unit.

Conditions of employment:
Travel


STEP-17048-G
Paleontology Research Assistant
Department of Tourism & Culture

Field of study:
Completion of second year or higher in Paleontology OR Biology OR Archaeology

The Paleontology Assistant will assist the Yukon Paleontology Program with the collection and management of Yukon fossils and fossil sites. Typical office or laboratory work in Whitehorse will include the identification, preparation, labeling and cataloging fossils, and entry of data into an electronic database. Potential fieldwork will include primitive camping in remote locations for extended periods often in dirty conditions. This position will principally assist with laboratory based collection management and research and possibly assist with ongoing field monitoring and collecting of various paleontological sites across Yukon, including placer gold mines near Dawson city. Typical fieldwork will include field hiking, fossil collecting, recording field data, and loading and unloading fossils from the field truck.

STEP-17049-G
Research and Communications Assistant
Women's Directorate

Field of study:
Completion of second year or higher in Gender Studies OR Communications OR Political Science

The incumbent will work closely with Women's Directorate staff on a variety of projects addressing the strategic goals and objectives of the Women's Directorate. Projects may include work on social media strategies, assistance with public education campaign development, research for Women's Directorate policies and programs and evaluation of current initiatives. The incumbent will work closely with Women's Directorate staff and will liaise with non-government organizations and government officials. This position’s responsibility may include travel to rural Yukon communities.

Conditions of employment:
Travel

This position is preferenced to:
• persons of Yukon First Nations ancestry
• persons of Aboriginal ancestry
• persons with disabilities


STEP-17050-G
Program Services Coordinator
Yukon Workers' Compensation Health & Safety Board

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Business OR Health & Safety OR Arts

The Program Services Coordinator works with fellow members of the Centralized Service Team to provide accessible, excellent customer service to the board’s incoming clientele. Program Services Coordinator will provide basic reception duties: answering the phone, helping and coming clients, sorting incoming and outgoing mail. As well, they will use the board's internal computer system to assist employers and injured workers throughout the Yukon.

Conditions of employment:
Security check


STEP-17051-G
Records Assistant
Yukon Workers' Compensation Health & Safety Board

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Business Administration OR Library and Information Science OR Records Management

The Record Assistant will be responsible for assisting the Record Manager and Record Indexers in day-to-day operations and project work within the Records Unit. Job tasks may include: paper and electronic filing, maintaining the board library, document scanning, quality assurance related to document management and microfilm applications, preparing closed files from microfilming and inactive storage.


STEP-17056-G
Financial Services Assistant
Yukon Workers' Compensation Health & Safety Board

Field of study:
Completion of first year or higher in Accounting OR Business OR Commerce

This position is responsible for performing the admin accounts payable and receivable functions for YWCHSB, maintain accurate financial information utilizing a standalone financial management information system and other related duties, i.e., filing, boxing previous year information, and inventory of the information to be sent to records, etc.

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Contact - Employment Programs Officer

Advanced Education
Box 2703
Whitehorse, Yukon
Canada Y1A 2C6

Phone: 867-667-5927
Fax:  867-667-8555
Email: terilee.huff@gov.yk.ca

Visit our office in the Education building at 1000 Lewes Blvd., Whitehorse, Yukon