Manager, Capital Planning

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Closing date: Jan 16, 2019

Location: Yellowknife

Department: ECE FCP Divisional Support

Job Code: 16401

Salary: $104,618 - $124,898

Job: Full-Time

Term: Regular

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About the Job

Limited Competition

This Job Opening is limited to employees with the GNWT/WSCC in indeterminate and term positions.

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.

Job Information

The Manager, Capital Planning (Manager) is responsible for managing the Department of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE)’s infrastructure budgets as well as  the planning and monitoring of infrastructure projects and ensuring the ongoing protection of assets to ensure the appropriate and necessary facilities and equipment are available and maintained at an acceptable level in accordance with legislation, standards and criteria to allow the department to meet its mandate within ECE and through service delivery agents responsible for providing educational and cultural services to the residents of the Northwest Territories (NWT).
The Manager provides direct supervision to a Facility Planner, contractors, advisors and temporary interns and casual employees for support work.  The Facility Planner provides professional expertise in architectural project and facility planning. The Manager is responsible for asset life cycle planning, capital budget development and management and project planning.   Although the capital budget and number of projects fluctuates each year, there is an average of approximately 20 projects annually.
Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by a completion of a Professional Accounting designation with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in capital asset management.  Related experience in a northern environment is essential. 

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Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $53.65per hour to $64.05 per hour (approximately $104,618 - $124,898) 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

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 # 16401         

Closing Date: January 16, 2019 -  23:59, Mountain Standard Time

GNWT Inquiries

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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