Expression of Interest - Intern - Tax Policy

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Closing date: Jan 17, 2019

Location: Yellowknife

Department: FIN Fiscal Policy

Job Code: 16381

Salary: $67,607 - $80,691

Job: Full-Time

Term: Temporary

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About the Job

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 www.gnwtjobs.ca/interns.

Department Information

The Department of Finance has the mandate to provide leadership and direction to the public service in all areas of finance and human resource management. This mandate includes negotiating major financial arrangements with the federal government, providing analysis and advice to the Financial Management Board, and ensuring that financial and information resources are managed effectively, efficiently and economically. This mandate also includes the recruitment and retention of a competent public service that is representative of the people it serves and the development of programs and services that effectively serve the human resource needs of the public service.

Job Information

The Fiscal Policy Division is responsible for providing research, analysis, and recommendations on the fiscal policies of the government, monitoring economic conditions as they affect the government’s fiscal policy; providing macroeconomic research and policy advice; providing analysis and advice on Canadian and NWT tax policies; monitoring and advising on intergovernmental fiscal relations, in particular, the formula financing arrangements with Canada; providing input into multi-year fiscal plans; and preparing the annual budget address. The Division also provides technical support for the Deputy Minister and the Minister of Finance in federal-provincial-territorial discussions, and represents the Government on intergovernmental Finance committees.


Knowledge, skills and abilities
•    Knowledge of economic theory, applied and theoretical taxation policy and public finance; 
•    Strong analytical and computer skills 
•    Effective written and verbal communication skills;
•    Ability to work both as a team member and independently.


Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by a Bachelor's degree in Economics, with course work in public finance or policy analysis considered an asset.

More Information

Term Position

This job opening is for up to 2 years.

Equivalencies

Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $34.67 per hour to $41.38 per hour (approximately $67,607 - $80,691.) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,450.

Eligibility

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

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.

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 16381

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
jobsyk@gov.nt.ca