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Closing date: May 28, 2018

Location: Norman Wells

Department: NTHSSA SA - Food Services

Job Code: 15515

Wage: $31.96 - $37.20/hour

Job: Part-Time

Term: Regular

About the Job

Department Information

The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) offers challenging and exciting careers in health and social services delivery and administration in Canada’s North. The Territorial Authority has service locations in communities across the territory and a staff of more than 1,600 serving over 43,000 residents of the NWT and 5,900 residents of the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut.  Challenging work, welcoming communities, and expanded opportunities are some of the benefits offered to employees of the NTHSSA.

Job Information

The position is located in the Sahtu Dene Necha Ko Long Term Care Sahtu Got'ine Facility in Norman Wells.The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) is responsible for the effective delivery of health and social services in the Sahtu Region. The geographical area of responsibility comprises the Sahtu Region residents living in 5 communities: Tulita, Deline, Norman Wells, Fort Good Hope and Colville Lake.
The position reports directly to the Regional Manager, Operations. The position will also oversee the day to day supervision of one to two Cook Assistant(s) whom are on duty. The incumbent works as part of the Dietary team to provide meal service to residents of an 18 bed long term care facility and 2 Transitional Care Beds, as well as special requests from within the NTHSSA.  Failure to perform duties completely safely and promptly would directly affect the service delivery of the Authority and may impact the well-being and comfort of the residents of the Sahtu Dene Necha Ko Long Term Care Facility. 

• Thorough knowledge of food, food preparation and equipment, safe food handling, and proper storage methods
• Thorough knowledge and skills related to nutrition, cooking, serving methods, and portion control.
• Reliable and able to work independently and with minimal supervision.
• Effective communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
• Must  have  the  ability  to  formulate  and  communicate  procedures,  meal  plans,  and schedules.
• Customer service focused.
• The ability to speak North Slavey would be an asset

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
Completion of Red Seal Trades certificate as a Cook; equivalences will be considered.


Limited Competition

This job opening is limited to residents living within the Sahtu Region.

More Information

Part-time position

This Job opening is for a Part-time position 21 hours of work per week


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $31.16 per hour (approximately $60,762.00. 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 # 15515  Closing Date: May 28, 2018 - 23:59, Mountain Standard Time.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Sahtu HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
#2 McKenzie Drive
Box 360 
Ph. (867) 587-7150
Fax (867) 587-2173