Records and ATIPP Coordinator

Job Summary

Location: Yellowknife
Department: Municipal and Community Affairs
Job ID: 23251
Salary: $87,419 - $104,423
Employment Type: Full-Time, Regular
Closing Date: Feb 6, 2023

Department Information

The Department of Municipal and Community Affairs (MACA), supports capable, accountable and self-directed community governments providing a safe, sustainable and healthy environment for community residents.

Job Information

Reporting to the Director, Corporate Affairs, the Records and ATIPP Coordinator is a pivotal position that provides leadership in the development of the area of records management, including promotion of records policies, guidelines, and procedures across the department. The incumbent is accountable for ensuring that an effective records management system is implemented and managed in the Department.

The Records and ATIPP Coordinator monitors procedures for the Administration of the ATIPP Act, including the tracking of requests, statistical reports and ensuring adherence to legislative requirements, such as the timely responses to ATIPP requests. When responding to ATIPP requests, the incumbent is accountable for ensuring that timely and politically sensitive responses are prepared according to information and privacy legislation. Requests may be sporadic and unpredictable, this can require a significant amount of time to complete. Requests may require consultation with many individuals at different levels within the Department and must be completed within legislated timeframes. As a result, the incumbent must manage multiple projects and reprioritize activities.

The Records and ATIPP Coordinator must have a working knowledge of developing, interpreting and implementing administrative and operational records classification systems, experience in developing records retention and disposition schedules, sound working knowledge of records management practices and theories, the ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally to a variety of audiences with varying levels of backrounds, knowledge and education, and the ability to analyze issues and suggest appropriate means of action while having strong knowledge of iRMS, DIIMS, Excel, Microsoft Word and Access databases.

Typically, the qualifications for this position entail skills that are normally acquired through successful completion of at least two years of post-secondary education and a minimum one year of directly related experience.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

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 a one (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 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 # 23251  

Closing Date: February 7th, 2023 - 23:59, Mountain Time

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $44.83 per hour to $53.55 per hour (approximately $87,419 - $104,423.) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,700.