Expression of Interest - Intern - Junior Project Officer

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Closing date: Jan 17, 2019

Location: Yellowknife

Department: INF Trans Design & Tech Serv

Job Code: 16362

Salary: $67,607 - $80,691

Job: Full-Time

Term: Temporary

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About the Job

Job Information

The Intern - Junior Project Officer assists in the geotechnical and granular material services project planning; site identification; site investigation; granular material evaluation for the construction/reconstruction and maintenance of roads, highways, bridges, airports and other related earthworks projects. The position will also assist in the administration of the Department's program material management.

This position will assist the Design and Technical Services Transportation unit in the identification and development of ongoing geotechnical and granular investigations, operations related to granular investigation, and in administering the contract services related to geotechnical and granular investigation contracts.
In addition, they will assist with ensuring project compliance with governing authorities.

Typically, the above qualification would be attained by:
Bachelor’s degree in geology or civil engineering, or diploma in geotechnical technology, with eligibility for registration with NAPEG and Member in Training.

Department Information

The Department of Infrastructure (INF) provides high quality services to the public and Government of the Northwest Territories’ (GNWT) departments, boards and agencies including the planning, design, construction, acquisition, operation and maintenance of public transportation infrastructure and the buildings, works and equipment required for the GNWT to deliver its programs and services. INF makes essential petroleum products available for sale to the public where these products are not provided by the private sector, and promotes the development and increased use of energy efficient technologies.  INF also regulates electrical and mechanical safety services and licenses individuals and vehicles operating in the territory.

For more information please refer to the Department of Infrastructure website at

Limited Competition

Intern placements are available to Northern graduates.  A northern graduate is an individual who has graduated with a diploma or degree from a designated post-secondary institution within a 24 month period prior to applying to the Internship Program or will complete all academic requirements for his/her program within 6 months of applying to the Internship Program. Applications to any intern job posting will only be accepted if you are registered to the Internship Program. For more information on the updated Internship Program including eligibility criteria and how to apply please visit

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Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $34.67 per hour to $41.38, (approximately $67,607 to $80,691 per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3450.

Term Position

This job opening is for a possible two year term.

Criminal Records Check

Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal records check.  Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration.

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.


Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future positions.

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID #16362     

Closing Date: January 17, 2019 - 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