Expression of Interest - Intern-Land Titles

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Closing date: Jan 17, 2019

Location: Yellowknife

Department: JUS Legal Registries

Job Code: 16411

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

The Intern - Land Titles Document Examiner will perform the initial legal review of almost all documents submitted for registration, including Crown grants, transfers, mortgages, leases, caveats, discharges, court orders, liens, writs of execution and other documents prepared and submitted under the Land Titles Act, Condominium Act, Northwest Territories Lands Act, Territorial Lands Act and other territorial and federal legislation. The documents are of varying complexity and must be carefully examined to ensure they meet the statutory requirements of the applicable legislation and the common law. Real estate transactions typically close (i.e. funds are transferred and possession changes) in reliance on the initial review by a Deputy Registrar.

The Intern - Land Titles Document Examiner assists the Registrar of the Personal Property Registry in the administration of the Registry in respect of enquiries, reconciliations and the review and mailing of statutory notices.

In addition, the Intern-Land Titles Document Examiner provides overall support to the Registrar and Deputy Registrars in the administration and enforcement of the legislation.  The Intern-Land Titles Document Examiner may be appointed as a Deputy Registrar under the Land Titles Act, to perform such duties or exercise such powers as instructed by the Registrar.

Typically, the above qualification would be attained by:

A paralegal diploma or two year legal assistant diploma.

More Information

Term Position

This job opening is for a 1 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 and indeterminate 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 # 16411    

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