Casual Interviewers

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Open until filled

Location: Across the NWT

Department: FIN Bureau of Statistics

Job Code: 14750

Wage: See "Salary Information" below.

Job: On Demand

Term: Temporary

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About the Job

Job Information

Apply Early! You don’t want to miss this opportunity. Positions will be filled as applications are received.

Casual As & When (hours will vary)

The NWT Bureau of Statistics requires interviewers to conduct the 2018 NWT Addictions Survey.

The Addictions survey collects information on NWT residents’ use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs. The information obtained from the survey will be used to help develop programs and services aimed at preventing the abuse of alcohol and other drugs in the NWT.

Duties include conducting survey interviews in person in various communities across the NWT, maintaining accurate records of survey operation and working with the Survey Manager to ensure the overall completion of the project. Afternoon, evening and weekend work is required. A demonstrated ability to work with the public is required, and previous experience with statistical surveys and a valid driver’s license would be an asset.  Interviewers will be required to walk and stand for extended periods in the course of a day.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

  • Maintain accurate records of survey operations.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.  
  • Aware of the importance of confidentiality and ability to keep information collected private and confidential at all times.
  • Comfortable working on a tablet, navigating websites and sending emails.
  • Must be able to travel, however part-time hours may be available in some communities.

For more information, contact the NWT Bureau of Statistics at (867) 767-9169 or 1-888-782-8768.

Salary Information 

Community Interviewers

Salary starts at $26.37 per hour, plus Northern Allowance applicable to the community of hire.

Criminal Records Check 

Criminal Record Check may be required.

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.

GNWT Inquiries 

Inquiries Only:

Management and Recruitment Services
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
YK Center 5th Floor
P.O. Box 1320, Yellowknife NT X1A 2L9
Fax: (867) 873-0445

Department Information

The Bureau of Statistics develops, analyzes and disseminates statistical information; provides advice and assistance to government departments; and represents territorial statistical interests at federal-provincial meetings on statistics.