Manager, Community Infrastructure Planning

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Closing date: Dec 15, 2017

Location: Fort Simpson

Department: MAC Community Infrastructure

Job Code: 14892

Salary: $95,589 - $114,134

Job: Full-Time

Term: Regular

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About the Job

Department Information

The Department of Municipal and Community Affairs (MACA), supports capable, accountable and self-directed community governments providing a safe, sustainable and healthy environment for community residents.

Job Information

The Manager, Community Infrastructure Planning is responsible for supporting community governments in exercising their responsibility for the planning, development, implementation and management of community public infrastructure.

The position provides advice to community governments to ensure the efficient and effective planning, design, construction and operation of community public infrastructure. This position works and carries out its responsibilities in accordance with GNWT acts, regulations, policies and departmental procedures that includes, but is not limited to the Cities, Towns and Villages Act, Hamlets Act, Financial Administration Act, the National Building Code of Canada, Public Works and Services’ Good Building Practice for Northern Facilities 2009, the Community Public Infrastructure Funding Policy and other applicable legislation, regulations, policies and directives that impact the development and implementation of community public infrastructure.

The Manager, Community Infrastructure Planning (Manager) is located in Fort Simpson and reports to the Regional Superintendent. The Manager collaborates with community governments in the planning, development and review of community government Capital Investment Plans and provides strategic advice and Implementation strategies for community public infrastructure projects to maximize the useful like and effectiveness of infrastructure and infrastructure dollars by the community government.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by: A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with 3 years professional engineering experience in such areas as: municipal infrastructure, municipal program delivery and infrastructure planning for water and sanitation, earthworks, transportation systems and building constructions, including regulatory activities.


Certified, Civil Engineering Technologist (CET) or Professional Technologist in Civil Engineering (PTech) or equivalent with 5 years related experience:

Preference will be given to incumbents who can register as a professional engineer with NAPEGG.

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This job opening is for a Non-Traditional Occupations.  Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.

Transfer Assignments

Transfer Assignments may be considered.


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $49.02 per hour to $58.53 per hour (approximately $95,589- $114,133) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $10,111.


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

Criminal Records Check

Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal records check.  Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration.

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 # 14892     Closing Date: DEC, 15, 2017 - 23:59, Mountain Standard Time

GNWT Inquiries

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Dehcho HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
9602-100 Street
Box 240
Ph. (867) 695-7233
Fax (867) 695-3254