Expression of Interest - Intern Articling Student

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Closing date: Jan 17, 2019

Location: Yellowknife

Department: JUS Legal Division

Job Code: 16414

Salary: $73,398 - $87,653

Job: Full-Time

Term: Regular

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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.

Legal Division provides legal advice and representation to all government departments and specified public agencies.  Our lawyers conduct litigation in all areas of the law including, Aboriginal law, Constitutional and human rights, labour and employment, participate in regulatory and administrative law hearings and provide legal opinions and advice.  Legal Division does not provide direct services to the public.

Job Information

This position is located in Yellowknife. The position contributes to and impacts the organization by allowing Legal Division and the Legal Aid Commission to recruit and retain lawyers to practice in the Northwest Territories.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

Graduation from an accredited law school and possession of a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) or Juris Doctor (JD) degree. The incumbent must meet all of the prerequisites as set out by the Law Society of the Northwest Territories and be eligible for membership as an articling student.


More Information

Term Position

This job opening is for a 1 Year Term.

Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $37.64 per hour (approximately $73,398.00 per annum) 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 # 16414

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