Seasonal Parks Officer II

Job Summary

Location: Yellowknife
Department: Industry, Tourism and Investment
Job ID: 17750
Salary: $80,579 - $96,242
Employment Type: Full-Time, Regular
Closing Date: Dec 11, 2019

Department Information

The Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI) works through wide-ranging partnerships and initiatives to deliver quality programs and services that promote and support economic development, diversification and prosperity in the interest of Northwest Territories residents  – their businesses and communities.

Job Information

The Seasonal Parks Officer II (incumbent) is responsible for the effective and efficient enforcement of, and compliance with, the Territorial Parks Act Regulations within the territorial parks of the North Slave Region. The incumbent oversees parks operations and contracts in accordance with the departmental legislation and regulation to ensure safe, enjoyable campgrounds and facilities and to protect park and campground environments and facilities. This is one of eight positions that will be assigned to a rotating shift schedule evenings and nights to ensure safe supervision of the three Territorial Parks and day-use parks situated in the vicinity of Yellowknife and along the Ingraham Trail. The incumbent also provides a positive image for NWT parks to users and the general public to promote the use of the parks and campgrounds and to encourage tourism in accordance with the mission statement of the Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment.

This position is located in Yellowknife but spends the majority of the time (weekends) at one of the three parks or eight-day use areas of the North Slave Region. The position reports to the Senior Parks Officer of the North Slave Region and acts in a senior role to the Seasonal Parks Officer I position.

The position has a significant impact on how the Region is perceived as a tourism destination by potential and existing clients (tourist and residents), tourism operators, the general public as well as other agencies and jurisdictions.

Typically, the qualifications for this position would be attained by the completion of Grade 12, enforcement training and five years of experience in enforcement in a park environment. Incumbent must be eligible for statutory appointment as a Peace Officer under the Territorial Parks Acts.  Incumbent must have a first aid certificate plus CPR training.

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


This job opening is for a Non-Traditional Occupations.  Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.

Seasonal Position

This job opening is for a seasonal indeterminate position from approximately May to September each year.

Driver's License Requirement

A mandatory requirement for this position is a valid Class 5 Driver's License.

Medical Clearance

Incumbent requires good physical health to perform enforcement and minor maintenance duties.


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $38.74 per hour to $46.27 per hour (approximately $80,579-$96,242 per annum.) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,700.


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 # 17750       

Closing Date: December 11, 2019 - 23:59, Mountain Standard Time