Human Resource Officer

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Closing date: Jun 27, 2018

Location: Yellowknife

Department: FIN MRS Human Resource Serv

Job Code: 15670

Salary: $87,263 - $104,208

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 is representative of the people it serves and the development of programs and services that effectively serve the human resource needs of the public service.

Job Information

Reporting to the Client Service Manager this position is responsible for the provision of front-line human resource services in the areas of recruitment, employee orientation, job description development, employee recognition and labour relations. The incumbent is a specialist in areas of recruitment, employee orientation and job description development. The incumbent will be knowledgeable in the area of labour relations.
The position must provide services that meet the general service standards established across government as well as unique service standards established to meet unusual situations in a given department or board that require an alternative standard. These standards are captured in service agreements approved by Finance and each department/board.


• Proven client service orientation.
• Proven ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, with senior managers, technical staff, and other employees.
• Proven organizational and time management skills.
• Proven knowledge of Acts, Regulations, and procedures applicable to human resource management.
• Proven understanding of the GNWT's organization, environment, culture, and business strategies with the ability to understand, recognize and/or anticipate concerns or problems that will ultimately affect the GNWT's ability to attract, retain and motivate employees.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

A relevant Bachelor Degree coupled with two (2) years of experience in a relevant field.

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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 $44.75 per hour to $53.44 per hour (approximately $87,263 - $104,208 per annum) 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

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 # 15670      

Closing Date: June 27, 2018 - 23:59, Mountain Daylight Time

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