Park Interpreter & Event Planner

Job Summary

Location: Inuvik
Department: Industry, Tourism and Investment
Job ID: 18155
Salary: $78,995 - $94,341
Employment Type: Full-Time, Regular
Closing Date: Open until filled

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 position is a key supporting member of the Regional Parks Unit.  This position makes an added value contribution to the existing operation of regional parks and visitor centers by providing interpretive and event planning services.  A professional manner reflects well on the organization and the Northwest Territories and contributes to increased use of publicly owned parks and visitor centers.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Regional aboriginal culture

  • Outdoor recreation activities such as hiking and camping.

  • Interpretation methodologies and practices

  • Event planning.

  • High level of confidence interacting with park visitors on a day to day basis.

  •  Ability to plan, budget, organize, coordinate and deliver interpretive programs and events

  • Ability to operate audio-visual equipment and a digital camera.

  • Class 5 driver license is required

  • Ability to speak and write in a regional aboriginal language would be an asset.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Inuvik HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
BOX 1869
Tel (867) 678-6600
Fax (867) 678-6620

Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.

More Information

Seasonal Position

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


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $40.51 per hour (approximately $78,994.50 per annum) plus an annual 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 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 # 18155        

Closing Date: Open Until Filled