Expression of Interest - Intern - Economic Diversification Clerk

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Closing date: Jan 17, 2019

Location: Yellowknife

Department: ITI Econ Diversification Mgmt

Job Code: 16404

Salary: $60,762 - $72,540

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 

Department Information

The Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI) works through wide-ranging partnerships and initiatives to deliver quality programs and services that promote and support economic development, diversification and prosperity in the interest of Northwest Territories residents  – their businesses and communities.

Job Information

Located in Yellowknife, reporting to  the Director, Economic Diversification, and directly guided by the Manager, Traditional Economy, Agriculture and Fish (Manager, TEAF), the Intern, Economic Diversification Clerk (Intern)will participate in preparing, verifying and processing financial documents; financial administration of the CAP program; control and reconciliation of accounts payable; and assisting with the entry and verification of financial data for the Economic Diversification Division. These two separate programs have separate timelines and workload demands.

The Intern, Economic Diversification Clerk assists with the provision of financial and administrative support as well as and data entry and reporting for two separate programs. Preparing and processing financial documents for both Agriculture and Traditional Economy (Fur), the incumbent assists with ensuring that all financial transactions are completed in a timely manner and in accordance with GNWT acts, regulations, policies and departmental procedures.  Also, the position provides assistance to ensure that agriculture reporting requirements are done in accordance with the Canadian Agriculture Program (CAP) guidelines and the Canada/NWT Bilateral Agreement.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
The  incumbent  would  normally  attain  the  required  knowledge  and  skills  through completion of a Business Administration Diploma.

More Information

Term Position

This job opening is for a 2 Year Term.

Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $31.16 per hour (approximately $60,762 per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,450.


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 #16404

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