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Relief Secretary

Job Summary

Location: Délįne
Department: Sahtu District Education Council
Job ID: 17763
Wage: See "Salary Information" below.
Employment Type: On Demand, Regular
Closing Date: Open until filled

Limited Competition

This job opening is limited to residents living within 25 kilometers of Deline.

Department Information

Sahtu Divisional Education Council

Job Information

The position is located in ?ehtseo Ayha School and reports to the Principal. The position performs secretarial, clerical and receptionist services for 1 Principal, 13 staff members and functions as the key secretarial support for the Principal. The incumbent works independently within established procedures for the position and may receive written or verbal assignments from the Principal from time to time. The incumbent will also be required to provide administrative data and information to the SDEC central office. The incumbent interacts daily in person and by telephone with staff, students, parents, -non-governmental agencies, and the general public.

Incumbent must have strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Incumbent is required to be skilled in the use of a computer and related software applications (Microsoft). Incumbent should be familiar with general office equipment. Incumbent will possess general office administration experience. Ability to manage several tasks simultaneously, be able to prioritize workload and meet deadlines. Effective time management, organizational skills and cross-cultural awareness. Ability to deal with the general public, staff, parents’ and students is essential.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
Completion of grade 12, 2 year office/secretarial administration and/or two years of general office experience. Keyboarding skills should be at a level of 45 words per minute.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Sahtu HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
#2 McKenzie Drive
Box 360 
Ph. (867) 587-7150
Fax (867) 587-2173

More Information

Relief Worker

This job opening is for a Relief position where there are no established hours of work on a daily, weekly or monthly basis and may be required to report to work on an as and when required basis for facilities where services operate on a daily basis throughout the entire year.


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $32.39 per hour plus an hourly Northern Allowance


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

Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector check if they are contacted for an interview.  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 # 17763 Closing Date: Open Until Filled