Government of Yukon, Public Service Commission - Organizational Development Administration
Location: Whitehorse, YT
Salary: $84,192 - $97,332 per annum Closing date: July 13, 2017
If you are a motivated, results-oriented career coach or counsellor committed to professional development, including your own, seize this opportunity to join the Public Service Commission and support the development of Aboriginal and other employees.
The Public Service Commission is a central agency with a mandate to provide human resource direction, advice and support services to Yukon government departments and employees, to act as the employer on behalf of the Yukon government, and to establish and maintain human resource legislation, policies and collective agreements.
Reporting to the Director, you will be responsible for developing programs and services to support career development of Yukon government employees and for providing confidential career counselling and support. You should be able to work constructively at all levels of the organization, including senior management, and will play a key role in developing leaders within the Yukon public service and in supporting Aboriginal employees.
As Career Services Advisor, you will also support government-wide initiatives through the provision of expert advisory services and support in the areas of talent management, employee assessment and recruitment.
For more information about this position, please contact Sarah Crane, Director, Organizational Development Branch, Public Service Commission, at (867) 667-8267 or Sarah.Crane@gov.yk.ca.
Coursework in organizational development, human resources, business or public administration, or another related field;
Experience providing professional coaching or counselling at various levels within an organization;
Experience using a variety of tools and approaches in the assessment of employee competencies, skills, and personality traits; and
Experience in program delivery, ideally in the areas of talent management, leadership development or organizational psychology.
Certification in counselling, coaching or employee assessment tools, and/or experience working in an Aboriginal cultural context, would be an asset.
Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability
The ideal candidate is highly motivated, results-oriented, and willing to look at innovative means to accomplish goals; has strong interpersonal skills; is able to build and foster collaborative relationships; and can provide coaching, career/personal counselling and assessment services to clients, with an emphasis on Aboriginal employees. As the Organizational Development Branch is committed to learning and development, we are seeking an employee with a demonstrated commitment to their own professional development.
Note: Preference will be given to persons of Aboriginal Ancestry.
We are the Yukon public service. Every day, we come together to serve the people who live here, and to make a difference in so many ways—from simple to extraordinary and everything in between. Here, you will find the diverse opportunities you desire to develop your career while enjoying a warm sense of community and vibrant artistic, cultural and recreational amenities, all set in a spectacular natural environment.
How to Apply
To apply for the position of Career Services Advisor, and for full details on the requirements of the role, please visit: http://employment.gov.yk.ca.