Amended - Bilingual Legislative Technician

Job Summary

Location: Yellowknife
Department: Justice
Job ID: 19208
Salary: $67,061 - $80,087
Employment Type: Full-Time, Temporary
Closing Date: Oct 26, 2020

Department Information

The mandate of the Department of Justice is to administer justice, including policing, community justice, victims services and corrections in the Northwest Territories. This mandate will be carried out in a manner which respects community and indigenous values and encourages communities to assume increasing responsibilities.

Job Information

Reporting to the Director, Legislation Division, The Technician provides support services to French Legislative Counsel and Legal Translators, the Director and Legislative Counsel. The Technician coordinates the distribution of translation files according to the workload of French Legislative Counsel and Legal Translators, prepares consolidations for new and amending regulations and statutory instruments, and prepares the cumulative tables for the Northwest Territories Gazette pertaining to regulations and statutory instruments. The Technician will perform a variety of functions best performed by a person who works in both English and French.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by a post secondary degree or certificate in a Social Science related field and two (2) years of experience in a bilingual French-English office environment, including extensive experience using a word processing program.


GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Tel (867) 767-9154 Extension 14106
Fax (867) 873-0445

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

More Information

Term Position

This job opening is for a one (1) Year Term.

Affirmative Action

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

Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory criminal record check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.


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 # 19208         

Closing Date: October 26, 2020 - 23:59, Mountain Time


Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $34.39 per hour to $41.07 per hour (approximately $60,061 - $80,087) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,700 and a Bilingual Bonus of $1,200 per annum.