Coordinator, Parks & Regional Facilities

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Closing date: Mar 3, 2017

Location: Hay River

Department: ITI Tourism and Parks

Job Code: 14092

Salary: $83,363 - $99,509

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 Manager, Tourism & Parks the incumbent is responsible for managing the Department's regional network of Territorial parks and visitor information centres in the South Slave Region.  The region is the gateway to the Northwest Territories for virtually all highway tourists.  The effective management of these assets is critical to favorable visitor experiences, and can contribute to increased visitations, longer visitations, and ultimately increased tourism revenues.

The position also has responsibility for the delivery and management of all capital works development and departmental assets in the South Slave Region.

Typically the above qualifications would be acquired by a post-secondary degree in Landscape Architecture, Engineering, Tourism Marketing and Product Development or similar advanced vocational programs plus three years experience in the parks and tourism sector with at least three years management, supervisory and administration experience.  Significant training and experience working in a cross-cultural environment plus outdoors survival training would be an asset and must have current CPR and Standard First Aid.  


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The incumbent in this position will be required to travel to parks three times per week for seven months and may be required travel by vehicle, aircraft, helicopter, boat, ATV and skidoo to various parks.

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 $42.75 per hour (approximately $83,362.50 per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $5,792


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


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 # 14092

Closing Date: Friday, March 3, 2017 - 23:59, Mountain Standard Time


GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Hay River Client Service Centre

GNWT Human Resources

#209, 62 Woodland Drive


Ph. (867) 874-5085

Fax (867) 874-5095


Criminal Records Check

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