Government of Northwest Territories
Tuktoyaktuk, CA
3d ago

Department Information

The Department of Infrastructure (INF) provides high quality services to the public and Government of the Northwest Territories’ (GNWT) departments, boards and agencies including the planning, design, construction, acquisition, operation and maintenance of public transportation infrastructure and the buildings, works and equipment required for the GNWT to deliver its programs and services.

INF makes essential petroleum products available for sale to the public where these products are not provided by the private sector, and promotes the development and increased use of energy efficient technologies.

INF also regulates electrical and mechanical safety services and licenses individuals and vehicles operating in the territory.

For more information please refer to the Department of Infrastructure website at


Reporting to the Maintenance Coordinator Communities, this position is located in Tuktoyaktuk and completes carpentry and painting works in accordance with work orders, plans and specifications to ensure GNWT buildings and works are well maintained including inspection of exterior and interior fixtures as well as working with lock systems.


  • Knowledge of northern building practices;
  • Skilled in repairing and renovating buildings and in finishing carpentry;
  • Skilled in locksmithing (ie : re-keying master lock systems, cutting keys, etc.)
  • Ability to supervise and train apprentices and casual staff;
  • Ability to use and work with the metric system;
  • Ability to keep accurate records;
  • Ability to read and follow plans and specifications;
  • Ability to use computer.
  • Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by :

  • Certification as a Journeyman Carpenter;
  • Three (3) years of experience in repairing and renovating buildings and in finishing carpentry;
  • Two (2) years of experience in the carpentry trade and some experience in a cold weather environment;
  • Experience in locksmithing
  • Class 5 Driver’s license.
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    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 #18802

    Closing Date : Open until filled

    Salary Information

    The salary for this position starts at $36.93 per hour (approximately $76,814.00. per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance.

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