Manager, Lottery Programs

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Closing date: Jan 22, 2019

Location: Yellowknife

Department: MAC Lottery Programs

Job Code: 16438

Salary: $95,589 - $114,134

Job: Full-Time

Term: Regular

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About the Job

Department Information

The Department of Municipal and Community Affairs (MACA), supports capable, accountable and self-directed community governments providing a safe, sustainable and healthy environment for community residents.


Job Information

The Manager, Lottery Programs is located in Yellowknife and reports to the Director, Sport, Recreation and Youth. The division plays a key role in assisting the territorial and community governments in achieving a goal of healthy, sustainable communities. It also contributes to creating a territory-wide base of youth and volunteers who contribute to positive lifestyles in their communities.

The incumbent is accountable for the successful management of and compliance requirements for the WCLP. The integrity and growth of the WCLP is an important factor promoting the success of sport, recreation and physical activity programs in the NWT. The incumbent also Manage, under contract with the Government of Nunavut and the Western Canada Lottery Corporation, these duties for the WCLP in that jurisdiction. The incumbent is responsible for assisting with the Department's role in the supporting the broader mandate of the GNWT.

The incumbent is responsible for ensuring compliance with all finance, contribution policy and other program processes outlined in GNWT financial and administrative regulations and acts including compliance with the WCLA, Financial Administration Act (FAA) and the operations agreement with the WCLC. The incumbent is also responsible for development and adherence to risk management processes related to all WCLP operations. The incumbent is responsible for assisting with the Department's role in the supporting the broader mandate of the GNWT.

The incumbent is the Department's primary liaison with the WCLC. The position has two direct reports and is responsible for managing annual lottery sales of $16.4 million and an O&M budget of $1.0 million.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
An accounting designation (Certified Management Accountant, Certified General Accountant or Chartered Accountant) plus 5 years of managerial experience in the financial management field.


More Information


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $49.02 per hour to $58.53 per hour (approximately $95,589 - $114,134) 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

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 # 16438         

Closing Date: January 22, 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