Employment Opportunities in the Public Sector

Director – Professional Licensing and Regulatory Affairs

Government of Yukon – Community Services – Corporate Policy & Consumer Affairs – Professional Licensing & Regulatory Affairs – Professional Licensing Fees

A pivotal leadership role in ensuring that Yukon’s professions maintain the highest possible levels of public trust, credibility and accountability

Location: Whitehorse, YT
Requisition #: 4560
Salary: $100,909 - $138,582 per annum
Closing Date: March 28, 2017

Reporting to the Assistant Deputy Minister of Corporate Policy and Consumer Affairs, you will be responsible for the regulation of professions in Yukon and serve as the Registrar in the regulation of health and other professions. As Director, you will provide advice and guidance to professional organizations, professionals themselves, and other government departments and agencies, on ensuring that Yukon’s professions maintain the highest possible levels of public trust, credibility and accountability. Along with ensuring that legislative regimes are in place, you will be responsible for administering such legislation to establish and maintain licensing procedures, ethical and professional standards, scopes of professional practice, and quasi-judicial disciplinary mechanisms

This is an exceptional opportunity to play a lead role in the protection of Yukon consumers through responsibility for legislation and policy development in the areas such as consumer protection, lottery licensing, insurance and real estate.

As Director, you will also provide leadership in the delivery of information and advice to the public, to professionals, and to non-profit groups and consumers, on their legal rights, obligations and remedies through applicable legislation.

For more information about this position, please contact: Francis LeBel, HR Consultant, at francis.lebel@gov.yk.ca or 867-667-3131. Please do not submit your resume or application to this email address.

This is a full-time, permanent position, working 75 hours bi-weekly. Reimbursement of relocation expenses will not be provided.

Essential Qualifications

  • Degree in public administration, law or other relevant discipline;
  • Significant experience with interpreting and enforcing legislation as well as with the development and analysis of policies and legislative amendments in a regulatory or administrative law environment;
  • Significant experience delivering programs in a regulatory environment;
  • Significant experience in conflict resolution or mediation and working with administrative tribunals in a regulatory or administrative law environment;
  • Significant senior level experience managing financial and human resources; and
  • Experience making presentations on complex matters to the public and to senior decision-makers.

Candidates who have education, training and/or experience equivalent to the essential qualifications may be equally considered.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability
Candidates will be expected to demonstrate their competence according to the standard set by the Yukon Government Core Competency Framework: http://www.psc.gov.yk.ca/pdf/YG_Core_Competency_Framework.pdf. This competition will specifically focus on, but not limit itself to, the following competencies:

  • Taking Action and Achieving Results: Focuses, commits, and applies resources to identify and achieve appropriate results.
  • Influencing Others: Generates commitment while inspiring others. Builds coalitions internally and externally, to reach the organization’s goals by using a variety of methods and adapting influence approaches, and by effectively using knowledge of how the organization really works.
  • Promoting Common Values and Ethics: Promotes the establishment, development and application of positive organizational values, ethics and standards of conduct.
  • Thinking Strategically: Takes a comprehensive, long-term view, critically assessing options and implications, while linking decisions to strategic goals.

Conditions of Employment: Valid Class 5 driver's licence.
Job Requirements: Willingness to travel throughout Yukon and Canada.

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 Director – Professional Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, and for full details on the requirements of the role, please visit: http://employment.gov.yk.ca.

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