Electronic Information Management Specialist

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Closing date: Feb 26, 2019

Location: Yellowknife

Department: INF Corporate Information Mgmt

Job Code: 16566

Salary: $87,263 - $104,208

Job: Full-Time

Term: Regular

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About the Job

Department Information

The Department of Infrastructure (INF) provides high quality services to the public and Government of the Northwest Territories’ (GNWT) departments, boards and agencies including the planning, design, construction, acquisition, operation and maintenance of public transportation infrastructure and the buildings, works and equipment required for the GNWT to deliver its programs and services. INF makes essential petroleum products available for sale to the public where these products are not provided by the private sector, and promotes the development and increased use of energy efficient technologies.  INF also regulates electrical and mechanical safety services and licenses individuals and vehicles operating in the territory.

For more information please refer to the Department of Infrastructure website at http://www.inf.gov.nt.ca/

Job Information

This is a pivotal position in the development, promotion, implementation, and maintenance of DIIMS throughout the GNWT including the development of procedures, standards, and guidelines. The incumbent must ensure that the GNWT's recorded information is managed efficiently and effectively according to relevant legislation, policies, procedures, guidelines, and accepted records management practices.

This position must address the complex and challenging issues raised by the growth of electronic records, e-mail messages, and emerging information technologies. The EIM Specialist contributes both technical expertise and knowledge in addressing the GNWT's electronic information management needs through the overall maintenance of both government-wide and departmental information management strategies, standards, and systems.

The EIM Specialist needs a strong background in document management software training, records management training, encompassing remote training, live sessions and creating and maintaining training documentation.

The EIM Specialist must be an excellent communicator, with a strong commitment to customer satisfaction and the ability to work with users at varying levels of technical knowledge. This position also requires the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

This position will also act as the technical expert and be part of various project teams in order to continue the implementation of DIIMS throughout the GNWT.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
Degree in Information Management, Information Technology or Records Management; and,
Five (5) years of directly related experience focused on systems development and implementation of electronic records management systems, document management systems and the management of recorded information; and,
Experience in training course development and delivery and operating a Help Desk.

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Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $44.75 per hour to $53.44 per hour (approximately $87,263 - $104,208.) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,450.


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

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 # 16566      

Closing Date: February 26, 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