Expression of Interest - Intern - Community Justice & Policing

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Closing date: Jan 17, 2019

Location: Yellowknife

Department: JUS Community Justice

Job Code: 16410

Salary: $62,946 - $75,153

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 mandate of the Department of Justice is to administer justice, including policing, community justice, victims services and corrections in the Northwest Territories. This mandate will be carried out in a manner which respects community and aboriginal values and encourages communities to assume increasing responsibilities.

Job Information

This position is located in Yellowknife and reports to the Director of Community Justice and Policing. Primarily guided by the Community Justice Strategic Plan, the Community Justice and Policing Division seeks to improve public safety by addressing the broader social issues that contribute to crime by providing services in three key areas: restorative justice, victim services and community policing.

Reporting to the Director, Community Justice and Policing, the incumbent will assist in, and learn about Community Justice and Policing programs and services as they assist with the delivery of capacity-building programs to communities, community training programs, policy development, and program-related research and statistical information gathering.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:      
Completion of a diploma or degree in a Social Science (Criminology, Psychology, Social Work) or a related discipline (Aboriginal Studies, Community Development). Some practical experience in working in a community development and/or within the community justice field and/or with victims would be an asset.


More Information

Term Position

This job opening is for a 2 Year Term.

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $32.28 per hour to $38.54 per hour (approximately $62,946.00 - $75,153.00) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,450.00.


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


Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory criminal record check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.


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 # 16410   

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