Program Delivery Officer

Job Summary

Location: Yellowknife
Department: Justice
Job ID: 17664
Salary: $82,778 - $98,885
Employment Type: Full-Time, Temporary
Closing Date: Oct 24, 2019

Job Information

The Program Delivery Officer will provide programs and case management support to persons in custody on behalf of the facilities and communities, while supervising and developing persons in custody who are subject to institutional based court sanctions/interventions, promote the principles of restorative justice, safety and reintegration of persons in custody through community development and partnerships within departmental guidelines of the Northwest Territories. As part of the division team, this position will ensure the ongoing provision and enforcement of policy and services within the Corrections Mission, Vision and Value statement.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

A Diploma in a related field combined with two years of progressively more responsible experience with demonstrated skill in current case management/program facilitation practices in the Corrections/Social Services field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

In both aspects of qualifications, the incumbent will be expected to participate and maintain certification in specialized program areas.

The Program Delivery Officer will be required to obtain and maintain certification in specialized program areas. Incumbent must successfully meet qualification for current program modules within six months of employment. Failure to meet qualification within this period may result in termination. Formal training and refreshers will be provided to suitable candidates by the Corrections Division.

 A Class 4 driver's license is required. Awareness of cultural diversity, specifically, northern Aboriginal traditions and values would be an asset.


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 indigenous values and encourages communities to assume increasing responsibilities.

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

More Information

Term Position

This job opening is for a Term to May 4, 2021.

Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.

Criminal Records Check

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



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

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $42.45 per hour to $50.71 per hour (approximately $82,778 - $98,885) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,700.


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Driver's License Requirement

A mandatory requirement for this position is a valid Class 5 Driver's License with the ability to obtain Class 4 within 3 months of hire.

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 # 17664         

Closing Date: October 24, 2019 - 23:59, Mountain Standard Time