Seasonal Parks Officer

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Location: Inuvik

Department: ITI Parks

Job Code: 15469

Salary: $72,677 - $86,775

Job: Full-Time

Term: Regular

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About the Job

Department Information

The Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI) works through wide-ranging partnerships and initiatives to deliver quality programs and services that promote and support economic development, diversification and prosperity in the interest of Northwest Territories residents  – their businesses and communities.

Job Information


This position has a direct impact on how the department is perceived as a tourism and recreation destination by tourists and residents. The successful application of the responsibilities in this position results in an efficient and secure park operation whereby parks user needs are met.

Critical Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
•Experience in operating small watercraft and motorized vehicles such as ATV's and snowmobiles
•Knowledge of the NWT Parks Act and Regulations
•Ability to develop and deliver an interpretive program
•Ability and confidence to speak publicly and to contain ones composure during situations where park users are abusive and/or accusatory

Typically , the above qualifications would be attained by:

The incumbent should possess a Class 5 driver's license and a mature post-secondary student with good writing and communication skills. An equivalency would involve having a Class 5 drivers license and previous working experience as a travel counselor and/or heritage interpreter for two or more years

More Information

Seasonal Position

This job opening is for a seasonal position from approximately May to September each year.


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Driver's License Requirement

A mandatory requirement for this position is a valid Class 5 Driver's License

Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $37.27 per hour (approximately $72,677. per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance


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 # 15469        

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

 Inuvik HR Client Service Centre
 Department of Finance
 Government of the Northwest Territories
 66 Franklin Manor
 Box 1869
 Ph. (867) 678-6600
 Fax (867) 678-6620