Parks Maintenance Officer (Seasonal Position)

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Closing date: Mar 1, 2017

Location: Hay River

Department: ITI Tourism and Parks

Job Code: 14088

Salary: $67,607 - $80,691

Job: Full-Time

Term: Regular

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About the Job

Department Information

The Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI) works in partnership with others to provide quality programs and services that promote and support Northwest Territories economic prosperity and community self-reliance.


Job Information

Reporting to the Coordinator, Parks & Regional Facilities, the Parks Maintenance Officer is responsible for ensuring that Park facilities are maintained in a safe operational condition by inspecting, reporting and performing regular or corrective maintenance duties.  This position also assists in the provision of contractor supervision, information services and compliance duties in support of the Parks Program.  Minor capital projects will be undertaken by this position as directed by the Coordinator, Parks & Regional Facilities.  This position is located in Hay River but spends the majority of time at one of 17 Parks & Tourism facilities in the South Slave Region.

Typically the required knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform this job would be acquired through certification as a Journeyman Carpenter with 4 years of directly related construction experience as a journeyman along with supervision experience of unskilled labourers in remote job sites.  Experience working in a cross-cultural environment plus outdoor survival training would be an asset.

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Seasonal Position

This job opening is for a seasonal position from approximately May to September each year.

Driver's License Requirement

A mandatory requirement for this position is a valid Class 5 Driver's License


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.


Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $34.67 per hour  plus an annual prorated Northern Allowance of $5,792.


Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.


Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory criminal record check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.


Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.


Diversity and Inclusion

The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace.  If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.


Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 14088

Closing Date: Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 23:59, Mountain Standard Time


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