Policy Analyst

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Closing date: May 25, 2018

Location: Yellowknife

Department: FIN Strategic Human Resources

Job Code: 15316

Salary: $95,589 - $114,134

Job: Full-Time

Term: Regular

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About the Job

Department Information

The Department of Finance has the mandate to provide leadership and direction to the public service in all areas of finance and human resource management. This mandate includes negotiating major financial arrangements with the federal government, providing analysis and advice to the Financial Management Board, and ensuring that financial and information resources are managed effectively, efficiently and economically. This mandate also includes the recruitment and retention of a competent public service that representative of the people it serves, the development of programs and services that effectively serve the human resource needs of the public service.

Job Information

The Policy Analyst develops and interprets new and existing human resource management policies and legislation. The incumbent is responsible for completing research, consulting stakeholders, and preparing submissions on a broad range of policy and legislative initiatives.

The Policy Analyst also provides objective analysis, research and senior-level advice to support the Department's human resource management goals. The incumbent will assist in identifying objectives, issues and options to support the Minister, Senior Management, and other Divisions/Regions within the Department of Finance.

The Policy Analyst position is located in Yellowknife and reports to the Director, Strategic Human Resources. The position provides policy development, analysis and advice on a broad range of human resource issues and has a significant impact on the quality and consistency of human resource management across the GNWT.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by a relevant Bachelor degree coupled with 4 years’ experience in a relevant field, including at least 2 years as a senior human resource generalist or subject area specialist.

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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 - $114,134.) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,450.


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.

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 # 15316    

Closing Date: May 25, 2018 - 23:59, Mountain Daylight Time

GNWT Inquiries

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

Affirmative Action

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