Bilingual Land Titles Clerk

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Closing date: Aug 1, 2018

Location: Yellowknife

Department: JUS Legal Registries

Job Code: 15803

Salary: $58,559 - $69,908

Job: Full-Time

Term: Regular

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About the Job

Department Information

The mandate of the Department of Justice is to administer justice, including policing, community justice, victims services and corrections in the Northwest Territories. This mandate will be carried out in a manner which respects community and aboriginal values and encourages communities to assume increasing responsibilities.

Job Information

The Bilingual Land Titles Clerk provides clerical support in the administration of the Land Titles Act and Condominium Act by ensuring that documents accepted for registration are processed quickly and accurately. The Clerk is responsible for the initial intake of all documents submitted for registration, the preparation and entry of documents into the Daybook and facilitating the public’s access and searches of the Land Registry.

Reporting to the Deputy Registrar of Land Titles the Bilingual Land Titles Clerk is responsible for 1) the provision of search services for the public, 2) responding to or redirecting enquiries from clients, 3) the initial intake of documents, 4) quickly and accurately preparing all documentation necessary (according to the nature of the document submitted) for the final review by the Deputy Registrar in order to ensure the completion of registration within 48 hours of submission of documents, 5) administering correspondence from the office, 6) receiving and accounting for funds, and 7) providing administrative support to the Registrar.

Typically, The Above Qualifications Would Be Attained By:
Grade 12 with 2 years of general clerical experience in a comparable work environment (for example: in a conveyancing law section in a law office).

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Transfer Assignments

Transfer Assignments may be considered.


This job opening requires candidate to be fluent both orally and written in both English and French.


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $30.03 per hour to $35.85 per hour (approximately $58,559 - $69,908) 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 # 15803 

Closing Date: August 1, 2018 - 23:59, Mountain Standard 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