School Secretary

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Closing date: Jul 30, 2017

Location: Paulatuk

Department: Beaufort Delta DEC

Job Code: 14554

Salary: $60,762 - $72,540

Job: Full-Time

Term: Regular

About the Job

Department Information

Beaufort Delta Divisional Education Council

Job Information


Knowledge of various computer programs and ability to operate a desktop and must be familiar with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)

Strong organizational and time management skills and ability to organize time effectively, multi-task, organize and prioritize own workload in order to meet deadlines;

Strong interpersonal communication skills to deal productively and effectively with staff, students, parents, general public, and community members;

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing;                                                 

Ability to deal with interruption and tight deadlines;

Ability to understand and carry out detailed instructions;

Ability to concentrate and listen for lengthy periods of time;

Ability to record, format and compile information accurately;

Ability to take and transcribe minutes; ability to type 50 words per minute

Ability to maintain confidentiality and demonstrate a high degree of tact, discretion and diplomacy while working in a fast paced environment is critical;

Ability to operate a desktop in order to maintain the public computers, send and receive electronic mail, perform word processing and access information over the internet.

Familiarity with the ARCS/ORCS filing systems, in accordance to the GNWT-wide legislation and ability to maintain a Records Management System, and

An ability to participate willingly and support team decisions (good team player).

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

The incumbent would normally attain the required knowledge and skills through completion of a two-year post-secondary administration program combined with a minimum of three years related administrative experience.

Limited Competition

This job opening is limited to residents living within 25 kilometres of Paulatuk.

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Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.


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 # 14554       

Closing Date: Monday, July 31, 2017- 23:59, Mountain Standard Time



Salary Information

Salary for this position is currently Under Review.

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