Clerk Interpreter

Job Summary

Location: Fort Simpson
Department: Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Job ID: 21276
Salary: $61,074 - $72,930
Employment Type: Full-Time, Regular
Closing Date: Dec 8, 2021


This post has been amended to include the COVID 19 clause.

Limited Competition

This job opening is limited to residents living within 25 kilometres of Fort Simpson.

Department Information

The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) offers challenging and exciting careers in health and social services delivery and administration in Canada’s North. The Territorial Authority has service locations in communities across the territory and a staff of more than 1,600 serving over 43,000 residents of the NWT and 5,900 residents of the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut.  Challenging work, welcoming communities, and expanded opportunities are some of the benefits offered to employees of the NTHSSA.

Job Information

Reporting to the Nurse in Charge, at the Fort Simpson Health Center, the Clerk Interpreter will greet patients and callers; answer telephones, direct calls and take messages; direct patient flow, schedule patient appointments for the clinic, in accordance with Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) Policies and Procedures, Clinic protocols, and balancing client needs, and Health Care team availability.

These skills and abilities are normally acquired with the completion of Grade 12, Records Management course work, a medical terminology course, and three years working experience in a busy, high volume Clinic.

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.

Immunization Status

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

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

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 # 21276       

Closing Date: December 8 - 23:59, Mountain Time.

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $31.32 per hour to $37.40 per hour (approximately $61,074 - $72,930.) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $12,785.