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Expression of Interest - Intern - Mineral Administration System Technician

Job Summary

Location: Yellowknife
Department: Industry, Tourism and Investment
Job ID: 17997
Salary: $67,782 - $80,945
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 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 intern will assist in the development and implementation of standards, workflows and processes for a digital archives and geomatics related geospatial data as well as digital and online maps and products.  It will also assist in providing advice, recommendations and assistance to enable effective acquisition, description, access, management and preservation of a broad range of digital content for the development of the Mineral Administration and Registry System (MAARS).

The intern carries out its activities in accordance with all relevant legislation, professional standards and institutional policies in order to ensure the long term preservation and accessibility by the public and government.

The intern position is located in Yellowknife and will report to the Applications Solutions Manager.  The intern will assist the Manager on projects and provide operational digitization of legacy documents and mapping support for testing and implementation of the new enterprise solution (MAARS).  It will also assist to ensure operational transition between the current and the new registry systems.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by a Bachelor’s Degree in Geography or a geometrics related field or a Technician Diploma in GIS or a related field.

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 $34.76 per hour (approximately $67,783. 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 # 17997         

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