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Technical Advisor

Job Summary

Location: Yellowknife
Department: Housing NWT
Job ID: 25276
Salary: $91,494 - $109,259
Employment Type: Full-Time, Temporary
Closing Date: Jun 23, 2024

Department Information

Housing NWT provides access to adequate, suitable and affordable housing through the provision of housing programs and services based on need.

Job Information

The Technical Advisor reports directly to the Technical Manager and functionally to the Manager, Construction Services in Headquarters. In this role, the incumbent will provide technical and administrative support for the development of the delivery capability of assigned Local Housing Organizations in the areas of building construction, maintenance and renovation and manages the direct delivery of Capital construction and renovation projects in accordance with the Corporation's program policies, procedures and operating manuals, Community Partnership Agreements, Computerized Maintenance Management System, applicable building codes, Business Incentive Policy, Northern Manufacturing Directives and Contract law, in order to deliver housing projects on time, within budget and to foster community development. 

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
Completion of a Certified Technologist program (Architectural or Engineering) or a Journeyman's Certification in carpentry or a mechanical trade with three years of direct project management experience. Knowledge of project management in a northern environment is an asset. 

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 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 # 25276 

Closing Date: June 24, 2024 - 23:59, Mountain Time

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $$46.92 per hour to $56.03 per hour (approximately $91,494 - $109,259) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,700.