The City of Yellowknife
November 16, 2020
Yellowknife, Canada
Job Type
The City of Yellowknife offers a competitive salary range of $65,653.50 - $77,002.94
Public Works and Engineering
Northwest Territories


The City of Yellowknife is an inclusive employer offering a dynamic and rewarding work environment that delivers valuable services to our residents. Working in Local Government provides many opportunities to not only develop your career but also to improve the lives of residents and visitors to Yellowknife! At the City, the diverse backgrounds of our employees help us to create a positive, safe and fun environment for us all. We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and motivated community-minded individual to assume the position of Administrative Assistant – Solid Waste Facility with the Public Works and Engineering Department.


Under the supervision of the Manager, Sustainability and Solid Waste, the incumbent performs a full range of routine administrative and clerical duties, receives and records all tipping fees for the Solid Waste Facility, performs some public relations duties and does data entry into an operations maintenance program.   The position involves working weekends as required.


This position requires graduation from Grade 12 (or equivalent), general office skills and bookkeeping knowledge, computer experience including word-processing and spread sheets, a valid NWT Driver's License and a valid certificate in Transportation of Dangerous Goods  (TDG ). The ability to do data entry into different types of software is essential as is a minimum of 2 years of related practical experience.   Tact and diplomacy are required when dealing with the public and staff.  Neatness and accuracy are required in all documentation.  The incumbent must possess the ability to work independently.



The City of Yellowknife offers a competitive salary range of $65,653.50 - $77,002.94 and a fully comprehensive benefits package including a monthly housing allowance and defined benefits pension plan. For further information or clarification of the job description, please contact Human Resources at:



Qualified applicants are required to apply no later than December 4, 2020.

Please visit the City of Yellowknife Website at: to submit your resume.

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