School/DEA Secretary

Job Summary

Location: Fort Liard
Department: Dehcho District Education Council
Job ID: 22770
Salary: $66,690 - $79,658
Employment Type: Full-Time, Regular
Closing Date: Oct 6, 2022

Limited Competition

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

Department Information

Dehcho Divisional Education Council

Job Information

Located in Fort Liard, the School/DEA Secretary reports to the Principal and is responsible for providing confidential secretarial, administrative and financial support services to the Principal, Vice Principal and staff of the School. This position is also responsible for providing administrative assistance and client support to the Schools' students, their families and members of the public. Dutites also include student breakfast

•    Knowledge of secretarial, administrative and office procedures, including records management systems.
•    Knowledge of bookkeeping and purchasing procedures.
•    Knowledge of the goals, objectives and operations of the school.
•    Computer skills including spreadsheet, database, and word-processing, as well as leave and attendance and student record management systems.
•    Interpersonal skills, dealing effectively with staff, students, parents and the public.
•    Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of records and information.
•    Respectful understanding of local people and cultures of the community.
•    Ability to be organized and manage time, and manage deadline stress.
•    Able to make decisions and solve problems within the scope of the job.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by: 
Secondary School (Grade 12) diploma with the completion of a Secretarial Arts or Office Procedures program and related experience.  
Equal combinations of education and experience will be considered. 

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.

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 # 22770     

Closing Date: OCTOBER 6, 2022 - 23:59, Mountain Time

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $34.20 per hour to $40.85 per hour (approximately $66, 690 - $79, 657) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $7,803.