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Senior Administrative Officer

Reference ID: 93305

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  • Great opportunity to live, work and play in a close-knit community!
  • Use your municipal experience in a varied leadership role!
  • Competitive salary plus relocation assistance, subsidized housing, full benefits!

Welcome to the Hamlet of Ulukhaktok

Located on the shores of Kings Bay and Queens Bay, on the western side of Victoria Island, The Hamlet of Ulukhaktok is the most easterly Inuvialuit community. With a population of approximately 450 people, the municipal corporation provides the community with recreational programs, water/waste services, by-law enforcement, as well as road and airport maintenance services. 

Like other traditional communities, hunting, trapping, and fishing remain the major sources of income. We are also home to the world’s most northern golf course and host the "Billy Joss Open Celebrity Golf Tournament" every summer. 

An Exciting Career Opportunity Awaits! 

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Administrative Officer to join our team in the Northwest Territories.

Reporting to the Mayor and Town Council, you will be responsible for responsible for the management, administration, and delivery of all municipal programs and services (in the areas of finance and administration, municipal services, recreation programs and facilities, protective services and community lands administration) in order to ensure that they are accomplished in an effective and efficient manner and within all legislative, policy and procedural guidelines.

More specifically, you will oversee all operations of the municipality and ensure that all operations are conducted in a respectful and responsible way, ensuring that all decisions and actions comply with the relevant legislation, policies, and procedures.  You will also be responsible for all financial transactions, programs, and services created and implemented by the municipality.

The Ideal Candidate

To succeed in this role, you'll have a degree in Public Administration or a related field and a minimum of 3 years of community experience or a minimum of 5 years of municipal management experience. 

You will also have previous related experience with financial management, contract management, human resources management, and municipal government program administration. 

Above all, you must be an analytical professional with strong problem solving, decision making, strategic planning, and negotiation skills. Your strong communication skills and ability to be flexible and maintain standards of conduct will be the key to your success in this role. Furthermore, you must possess cultural and political awareness and sensitivity. 

About the Benefits

The successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive salary, based on your skills and experience. In addition, you'll also receive access to a range of benefits, including: 

  • Subsidized housing
  • Relocation assistance
  • Health/Dental/Vision benefits
  • RRSP benefits
  • Life insurance 
  • Vacation travel assistance 
  • 15 days/year annual leave and 5 days/year special leave 
  • Opportunities for training and development

Don't miss this opportunity to grow your career with the Hamlet of Ulukhaktok, and enjoy living and working in the majestic Northwest Territories. Apply today!

Posted: October 24, 2017
Closes:November 20, 2017