Compliance Coordinator

Job Summary

Location: Fort Smith
Department: Environment and Natural Resources
Job ID: 20896
Salary: $101,829 - $121,622
Employment Type: Full-Time, Regular
Closing Date: Sep 28, 2021

Department Information

Environment and Natural Resources actively collaborates to protect, manage and restore ecosystem health, promote environmental stewardship and support the wise use of natural resources for the benefit of ecosystems, which include the people of the Northwest Territories.

Job Information

The Compliance Coordinator reports to the Manager, Field Support Unit and is based in Fort Smith. The Compliance Coordinator is a critical position that is responsible for ensuring the departments’ law enforcement program is delivered across the NWT and is consistent with the Departmental mandate. The incumbent must maintain a broad understanding of Departmental operations, program development and delivery, legislative and policy framework.  The Compliance Coordinator is responsible for updating and developing operational policies that effect Departmental staff. The incumbent works closely with Departmental staff and Enforcement Officers appointed under ENR mandated legislation and offers expert advice and direction on compliance and enforcement related matters. 

 The Knowledge, Skills and Abilities for this position include, but are not limited to; demonstrated knowledge of compliance policy and procedures development from planning to implementation, demonstrated knowledge of policy and legislation development and implementation principles and processes, demonstrated knowledge of principles involved in environmental, conservation education and enforcement, wildlife and forest management,  and related renewable resource fields. Demonstrated skills in developing and delivering presentations to diverse audiences and the ability to research, analyze, synthesize and organize complex information.

 Strong presentation skills, both oral and written, to support interactions with other staff, in particular enforcement officersthe public, political organizations and industry on complex issues is required.  The incumbent will need the experience and skills required in planning, organizing and coordinating multiple compliance projects with other organizations and within the department.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:
Fort Smith HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
BOX 876
Tel (867) 872-6500
Fax (867) 872-3298

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.

Criminal Records Check

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


The incumbent in this position will be required to travel to 4-5 times a year.

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 # 20896         

Closing Date: September 28, 2021- 23:59, Mountain Time

Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $52.22 per hour (approximately $101,829. per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $7,374