Amended - Public Health Nurse - Term

Job Summary

Location: Behchokǫ̀ (Rae)
Department: Tłı̨chǫ CSA - Health and Social Services
Job ID: 20947
Salary: $88,803 - $106,061
Employment Type: Full-Time, Temporary
Closing Date: Open until filled

Department Information

The Tlicho Community Services Agency is a unique organization responsible for the delivery of education, health and social services within the Tlicho region. The Tlicho Community Services Agency's vision 'Strong Like Two People' is a metaphor for the desire by community leadership to build an organization, and create programs and services that recognize the strength and importance of two cultures.

Job Information

Located in Behchoko and reporting to the Nurse in Charge (Behchoko) the Public Health Nurse provides culturally sensitive care to clients in the region. The incumbent provides services in program areas such as Maternal Child, Communicable Diseases and School Health to individuals, families, and community groups from a main clinic, within the client’s home, community sites, and schools on a regular basis. Within these programs are various services including but not limited to health promotion, Well-Child clinics, pre and post-natal classes, home visits, vision, hearing, speech and developmental testing, immunizations clinics, travel clinic, STD and TB programs, and communicable disease surveillance, control and treatment. 

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by: 
•    Successful completion of a Bachelor of Nursing Degree.
•    2 years recent nursing experience in Public Health 
•    Northern or Outpost Nursing as asset

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Health Recruitment
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 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 vulnerable sector check if they are contacted for an interview.  Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.

Immunization Status

The successful candidate will be required to obtain proof of current up-to-date immunization status.


Eligible for current registration/certification with the Registered Nurses Association of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut is mandatory for this position. 

For more information on health and social services careers and practicing in the Northwest Territories please visit

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.

COVID-19 Vaccine

This position interacts with vulnerable members of the public.  The successful candidate will be required to comply with the GNWT?s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, which can be found here:

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID #20947     

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $46.22 per hour to $55.21 per hour (approximately $90,129 - $107,660) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $5,517.