Expression of Interest - Intern - Visitor Services

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Closing date: Jan 17, 2019

Location: Yellowknife

Department: ECE Culture & Heritage

Job Code: 16385

Salary: $56,492 - $67,412

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 

Job Information

The Visitor Services Intern is responsible for assisting the Curator of Heritage Education and Public programs at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre (PWNHC). The position provides administrative assistance, visitor information and assists with cultural learning in the delivery of museum public and education programs.

This position is located at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre in Yellowknife and reports to the Curator of Heritage Education and Public Programs. The incumbent provides reception and visitor services Information, assists with public tours, heritage programs and coordination of travelling exhibits and educational resources throughout the NWT.  Services offered by the incumbent directly impact public experience at the PWNHC.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by degree or diploma in Communications, Tourism, Administration or related field.

Department Information

The Department of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) provides the residents of the Northwest Territories with access to quality programs, services and support to assist them in making informed and productive choices for themselves and their families with regard to education, training, careers, employment and labour, child development, languages, culture and heritage.

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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

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 16385      

Closing Date: January 17, 2019 - 23:59, Mountain Standard Time

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.

Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.

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.

Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $28.97 per hour (approximately $56,492 per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,450.

Term Position

This job opening is for a one or two (2) year internship.


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