Relief Secretary

Job Summary

Location: Délįne
Department: Sahtu District Education Council
Job ID: 21084
Salary: $66,690 - $79,658
Employment Type: Full-Time, Regular
Closing Date: Open until filled

Limited Competition

This job opening is limited to residents living within 25 kilometres of Deline NT.

Department Information

Sahtu Divisional Education Council

Job Information

The Relief Secretary is responsible for providing secretarial, clerical and general reception services within ?ehtseo Ayha School to ensure daily functions of school operations are carried out effectively and efficiently, in accordance with Sahtu Divisional Education Council (SDEC) Policies, Procedures and Directives.

Incumbent must have strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
Incumbent is required to be skilled in the use of a computer and related software applications (Microsoft).
Incumbent should be familiar with general office equipment.
Incumbent will possess general office administration experience.
Ability to manage several tasks simultaneously, be able to prioritize workload and meet deadlines.
Effective time management, organizational skills and cross-cultural awareness.
Ability to deal with the general public, staff, parents' and students is essential.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
Completion of grade 12, 2 years office/secretarial administration and/or two to three years of general office experience. Keyboarding skills should be at a level of 45 words per minute.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Sahtu HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
BOX 360 
Tel (867) 587-7150
Fax (867) 587-2173

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

More Information

Relief Worker

This job opening is for a Relief position where there are no established hours of work on a daily, weekly or monthly basis and may be required to report to work on an as and when required basis for facilities where services operate on a daily basis throughout the entire year.

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. 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.

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 # 21084         

Closing Date: Open until Filled

Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $33.70 per hour plus an annual Northern Allowance.