The position is located in Inuvik and reports to the Manager, Western Arctic Research Centre. The incumbent provides a high degree of technical and logistical support to ARI staff and visiting scientists conducting a variety of research in the Western Arctic. The incumbent makes recommendations on improvements to the Institute’s equipment and buildings, on new technology and equipment, and determines solutions to problems with an emphasis on northern circumstances. The incumbent is responsible for the maintenance and repair of the Institute’s physical assets including buildings and equipment. The incumbent is involved in a high degree of problem solving to ensure that the Institute’s resources are working at maximum efficiency and that the staff and researchers are trained in the use of the Institute’s equipment. The incumbent performs daily troubleshooting, diagnosing and resolving of equipment and computer problems. The incumbent provides casual position supervision, including summer students. The incumbent is required to exercise good judgment in determining how best to meet work priorities and objectives.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
TYPICALLY, THE ABOVE QUALIFICATIONS WOULD BE ATTAINED BY:
Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.
The salary for this position starts at $38.98 per hour (approximately $76,011. per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $13.924.
Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.
Candidates must provide a satisfactory criminal record check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.
Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.
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.
Job Opening ID # 16028
Closing Date: September 26, 2018 - 23:59, Mountain Standard Time
Inuvik HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Alex Moses Greenland Building, 105 Veteran's Way
INUVIK, NT X0E 0T0
Ph. (867) 678-6600
Fax (867) 678-6620