Manager, Survivor Supports

Job Summary

Location: Yellowknife
Department: Justice
Job ID: 24464
Salary: $104,910 - $125,307
Employment Type: Full-Time, Regular
Closing Date: Dec 1, 2023

Department Information

The mandate of the Department of Justice is to administer justice, including policing, community justice, victims services and corrections in the Northwest Territories. This mandate will be carried out in a manner which respects community and indigenous values and encourages communities to assume increasing responsibilities.

Job Information

Located in Yellowknife, the Manager reports to the Director of Community Justice and Policing.  Under the direction of the Director, the Manager, Survivor Supports will work independently to provide senior level, strategic advice to help shape program delivery for the Community Justice and Policing Division.

The Manager prepares information to support divisional decisions and coordinates with Community Justice staff to ensure the Division’s programming objectives, policy, legislative deliverables, and fiscal responsibilities are met.  The Manager has a lead role in overseeing current programs and the research skills, technical expertise, cultural awareness, and experience reflective of emerging, innovative practices, to implement new initiatives that address and prevent victimization in the NWT. 

The Manager is an experienced professional who is adept at trauma-informed and culturally safe planning, assessment, mediation and advocacy, as well as conflict resolution. The Manager is the primary contact in developing knowledgeable and supportive relationships and can leverage external partnerships to translate plans into action. 

The Manager supports the development and adherence to programming that is safe, realistic and reasonable within a complex health, social, and fiscal environment. Service provision and service provider collaboration utilizes a person-centered, strengths-based lens, with a goal of client self-determination. The intended result is increased community capacity to develop and deliver local survivor supports and crime prevention programming and increased access to supports for survivors of crime.

Typically, the qualifications would be attained by a degree in the human sciences and a minimum of five years’ experience in the community justice field, or nine years of directly related experience. Training in conflict resolution, trauma-informed service provision, and program facilitation would be an asset.  A combination of education and experience may be considered.

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

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.

Transfer Assignments

Transfer Assignments may be considered.

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 24464

Closing Date: December 1, 2023 - 23:59, Mountain Time

Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $53.80 per hour (approximately $104,910.00 per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,700.00.