The Government of the Northwest Territories is focused on responding to the Public Health Emergency related to COVID 19. As a result, recruitment activities will be focused on ensuring that critical positions are staffed including, but not limited to positions in the health care sector and other essential areas. Please note, as a result of this change, you may experience slight delays in service. We thank you for your patience.

Employment Programs

The Government of the Northwest Territories maintains employment programs to support the growth and development of its northern workforce.

The Indigenous Career Gateway Program supports the career objectives of NWT residents who are designated Indigenous Aboriginal Persons, under the GNWT Affirmative Action Policy, who are interested in a career with the territorial government.

The Regional Recruitment Program provides a link between vacant regional postions and local northern residents through on the job training.