Senior Administrative Officer

Closing Date: 
Open till filledTuesday, January 23, 2018
Community Government of Wekweeti
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Wekweeti, Northwest Territories

The Community of Wekweeti, Northwest Territories is seeking qualified individuals interested in the position of Senior Administrative Officer (SAO). The SAO is the top senior management position that reports directly to the Chief and ouncil. The SAO is responsible for oversight on all aspects of the Community including Council operations, administration, municipal operations, planning, project management, and personnel.

The prospective SAO should have a relative degree from university or college and at least five years directly related experience in a municipal setting. Equivalencies and experience will be considered. The prospective SAO should have excellent hands-on skills and knowledge in financial matters, municipal legislation, communications, human resources, project management, community and capital planning and development, and municipal operations.

Knowledge of the Tlicho culture and language, Tlicho Region and Northwest Territories areas, and working and living in small communities would be considered an asset.
Salary will be commensurate and negotiable based on education and experience.  Benefits include Northern Employees Benefits Service (NEBS) insurance plan and pension plan and subsidized housing.

This position will remain open until filled.

Please send a cover letter with your resume via e-mail to:

Community Government of Wekweeti
P.O. Box 69
Wekweeti, NT X0E 1W0
Phone (867) 713-2010

We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.