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.

How to Use eRecruit

eRecruit is the GNWT's electronic recruitment system that helps streamline and manage the application and hiring processes.  All applicants apply on job opportunities through the eRecruit system.

To submit an application you MUST create an account on the eRecruit system. 

If you have any questions about the eRecruit process or have problems submitting your resume online please click one of the links below for additional information.  For additional eRecruit support please contact us at  

If you continue to have issues applying online, please submit your resume and cover letter to the email in the inquiries section of the job poster.

Registering with eRecruit - First Time Only


Forgot Your Password

Submitting an Application

Check Status of Your Application

What do each of the Statuses Mean?

Accessing Past Resumes

Uploading Additional Applicant Information