Welcome to the Community of Whati
Whati is a fly in community set on the magnificent Lac La Marte, one of the largest lakes in the Northwest Territories. We're also situated along the North American north/south bird migration routes; every spring and fall we're lucky enough to witness the breathtaking spectacle of the area's marshes hosting thousands of ducks, geese, and other migratory species that gather here to feed.
In 2010 the NWT Bureau of statistics reported the community population to be 497. Community members actively participate in traditional activities including hunting, fishing, trapping, and arts and crafts.
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Your New Role
The Community of Whati has an exciting opportunity for a Public Works Superintendent to join our team in Whati, NWT.
Reporting to the Senior Administrative Officer you will supervise and oversee the operations and maintenance of the Public Works including roads, water, storm and sanitary sewers, solid waste collection, and vehicle maintenance.
More specifically your responsibilities will include:
In order to apply for this role, you will need previous experience in Public Works combined with strong management skills and a valid drivers license. Experience working with northern communities or working in a small community is a significant asset.
Our ideal candidate will have previous experience working within an aboriginal community along with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of stakeholders. Similarly, strong communication skills and problem-solving skills are essential.
If you are an innovative and strategic leader who is willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done, this could be the role for you! Above all, you must always maintain a safe and efficient work environment.
About the Benefits
In exchange for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with a highly competitive salary and a wide range of benefits including:
That’s not all! You will be joining a close-knit community that offers a friendly, inclusive environment.
Don't miss this chance to take on a leadership role within an innovative community that prides itself on its collaborative teamwork and supportive working environment - Apply Now!
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