Casual - Community Interviewers

Job Summary

Location: Across the NWT
Department: Finance
Job ID: 16278
Wage: See "Salary Information" below.
Employment Type: Part-Time, Temporary
Closing Date: Open until filled

Department Information

The Bureau of Statistics develops, analyzes and disseminates statistical information; provides advice and assistance to government departments; and represents territorial statistical interests at federal-provincial meetings on statistics.

Job Information

Casual - As Required (hours will vary)

Apply Early! You don’t want to miss this exceptional opportunity. Positions will be filled as applications are received.

The NWT Bureau of Statistics requires Community Interviewers to conduct the 2019 NWT Community Survey between January and March 2019. The survey collects important information on housing conditions, labour force activity, education, traditional activities, languages and a variety of other topics.
Community Interviewers will be required to conduct in-person interviews in various communities across the NWT.  Interviewing work requires walking door-to-door, interacting with people and maintaining accurate records of survey operations. Interviewers must be available to work afternoons, evenings & weekends. The ability to travel to NWT communities (sometimes in small aircrafts) for extended periods is required, however local work may also be available.
Working with the public, having previous experience with statistical surveys and holding a valid driver’s license would be an asset. 

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required 

• Be dependable and able to follow instructions
• Have strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Be comfortable working on a tablet and sending emails
• Maintain accurate records of survey operations
• Have the ability to work both independently and in a team environment 
• Understand confidentiality and be able to keep information collected private and confidential at all times

For more information, contact the NWT Bureau of Statistics at (867) 767-9169 or 1-888-782-8768.

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

More Information

Salary Information

Salary starts at $26.37 per hour, plus Northern Allowance applicable to the community of hire.

Criminal Records Check

Criminal Record Check may be required.

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.