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Employment at Yukon College

Casual Instructor, Environmental Monitoring
Competition Number: HR 17.55
School of Science
$33.52 to $37.71 per hour (Casual position from May 15, 2017 to August 19, 2017) (9-17 days- camp based)
Ayamdigut (Whitehorse) Campus

Initial Review Date: Thursday, May 04, 2017

Yukon College’s Environmental Monitoring Certificate Program equips students with the technical skills and relevant knowledge to conduct environmental monitoring tasks in various settings and with a northern and indigenous focus. The program will be delivered in remote camps and community locations in a series of nine to seventeen-day course modules.


  • Teaching experiential, land-based courses and developing related teaching materials;
  • Facilitating student groups working on assignments and other course material;
  • Maintaining field safety and professional standards;
  • Working with local First Nations to incorporate Traditional Knowledge and land stewardship concepts into course content;
  • Assisting the lead instructor with other tasks related to course logistics;


  • Diploma or B.Sc. in Environmental Science or similar field;
  • Experience conducting or teaching Environmental Monitoring activities in the North;
  • Knowledge of First Nation land stewardship concepts and Traditional Knowledge;
  • Experience with the Yukon environmental regulatory regime;
  • Valid Class 4 Driver’s licence, or valid class 5 Driver’s Licence and willingness to obtain a Class 4 Driver’s Licence;
  • Valid First Aid Certification (preference for Wilderness First Aid);
  • Experience in experiential and land-based learning is considered an asset;
  • FAC, Pleasure Craft Operator Card, Industrial ATV certification are considered an asset;

For more information on this opportunity, please contact Sascha Weber at sweber@yukoncollege.yk.ca.

Quoting the competition number, please send your resume to:

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

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

Please be prepared to provide official transcripts upon request.

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