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Expression of Interest - Intern - Regulatory Officer

Job Summary

Location: Yellowknife
Department: Health and Social Services
Job ID: 17991
Salary: $65,423 - $78,117
Employment Type: Full-Time, Temporary
Closing Date: Jan 17, 2020

Limited Competition

Intern placements are available to Northern graduates.  A northern graduate is an individual who has graduated with a diploma or degree from a designated post-secondary institution within a 24 month period prior to applying to the Internship Program or will complete all academic requirements for his/her program within 6 months of applying to the Internship Program. Applications to any intern job posting will only be accepted if you are registered to the Internship Program. For more information on the updated Internship Program including eligibility criteria and how to apply please visit

Department Information

The Department of Health and Social Services works under the direction of the Minister and Deputy Minister, in partnership with the Health and Social Services Authorities, to support the health and wellbeing of people across the NWT through planning, development, evaluation and reporting on program and service delivery.  

HSS is committed to the development and provision of quality services in such a way as to make the best use of public resources, ensure the sustainability of the system, focus on client safety and best practices and promote positive health and social outcomes. HSS strives to continually improve the health and social service system to ensure best health, best care, and a better future for the people of the NWT.

Job Information

The intern will prepare analytical and research reports to provide an improved legislation and policy framework for licensing of health and social services professionals and modern discipline processes in the NWT. This position will perform cross-jurisdictional research to interpret regulatory functions and processes of Canadian profession regulators towards ensuring that Office of the Registrar, Professional Liscensing is upholding: the Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) – Chapter 7 Labour Mobility provisions; national standards and inter-jurisdictional best practices towards protecting the public against unsafe health and care professionals and profession practices.

The intern will also provide support to the Registrar, Professional Licensing by interpreting Health and Social Services profession legislation in the initial screening and assessment of applications for registration and licensing and prepares summaries and makes recommendations regarding standard and non-standard applications for the Registrar’s consideration and final approval by the Registrar.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by a Diploma in Business Administration.

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 2 Year Term.

Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $33.55 per hour (approximately $65,423. 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.

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 # 17991       

Closing Date: January 17, 2020 - 23:59, Mountain Standard Time