Tourism Development Officer

Job Summary

Location: Fort Simpson
Department: Industry, Tourism and Investment
Job ID: 18375
Salary: $88,803 - $106,061
Employment Type: Full-Time, Regular
Closing Date: Jan 22, 2021

Limited Competition

This job opening is limited to residents living within 25 kilometres of the Dehcho, North Slave, South Slave and Sahtu regions.

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

This position supports the development of the tourism Industry and businesses in the Dehcho Region through the delivery of regional based tourism initiatives, promotion of tourism products and services, licensing of tourism operators, enforcement of tourism legislatlon and assisting the Tourism sector with business financing.

Reporting to the Manager Tourism and Parks, the position contributes to the economic health and diversity of the six communities in the Dehcho through the delivery of regional tourism programs.

Typicaaly, the above gualifications would be attained by:

A Diploma In Tourism or Business Administration with two years experience, or five years of related tourism experience.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Dehcho HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
9602  100 STREET
BOX 240
Tel (867) 695-7233
Fax (867) 695-3254

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

More Information

Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.

Driver's License Requirement

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

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.


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


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 18375         

Closing Date: JANUARY 22, 2021 - 23:59, Mountain Time

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $45.54 per hour to $54.39 per hour (approximately $88,803. - $106,060.) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $12,723.