Warehouse Technician

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Closing date: Dec 18, 2017

Location: Yellowknife

Department: INF Regional Program Delivery

Job Code: 14929

Salary: $58,559 - $69,908

Job: Full-Time

Term: Regular

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About the Job

Department Information

The Department of Infrastructure (INF) provides high quality services to the public and Government of the Northwest Territories’ (GNWT) departments, boards and agencies including the planning, design, construction, acquisition, operation and maintenance of public transportation infrastructure and the buildings, works and equipment required for the GNWT to deliver its programs and services. INF makes essential petroleum products available for sale to the public where these products are not provided by the private sector, and promotes the development and increased use of energy efficient technologies.  INF also regulates electrical and mechanical safety services and licenses individuals and vehicles operating in the territory.


For more information please refer to the Department of Infrastructure website at http://www.inf.gov.nt.ca/


Job Information

The Warehouse Technician assists in all aspects of the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) warehouse activities to ensure effective and timely provision of warehouse services.


The Warehouse Technician is located at the GNWT's Central Warehouse in Yellowknife and reports to the Warehouse Technician Supervisor. This position is one of a team of five warehouse personnel who work closely together in performing all activities. The GNWT Central Warehouse is a multi-task operation providing various services to client departments, boards and agencies throughout the Northwest Territories (NWT).


The position is responsible for activities such as the management and maintenance of surplus inventory, maintenance of custodial storage, expeditor services, management and maintenance of the Revolving Fund Inventory, transfer of records to the Western Arctic Records Centre and the provision of mail services. The duties are performed in accordance with GNWT standards, legislation and practices.


Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

Completion of a Warehousing, Logistics, or Partsperson Certification program plus 2 years’ experience in a general office environment with 1 year specific to a warehouse environment.


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Affirmative Action

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


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.


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.



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



Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.


GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

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


Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 14929

Closing Date: December 18, 2017 - 23:59, Mountain Standard Time


Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $30.03 – $35.85 per hour (approximately $58,559 to $69,908) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,450.