New Job Social Epidemiologist In Northwest Territories

Social Epidemiologist
Social Epidemiologist

Social Epidemiologist

Company : Government of the Northwest Territories
Salary : $104,000–$125,000 a year
Location : Northwest Territories

Full Description

Limited Competition

This Job Opening is limited to employees with the GNWT/WSCC in indeterminate and term positions.

Employees must apply through HRIS / Employee Self-Service. For instructions please see:

Department Information

The Department of Health and Social Services works under the direction of the Minister and Deputy Minister, in partnership with the Health and Social Services Authorities, to support the health and wellbeing of people across the NWT through planning, development, evaluation and reporting on program and service delivery.

HSS is committed to the development and provision of quality services in such a way as to make the best use of public resources, ensure the sustainability of the system, focus on client safety and best practices and promote positive health and social outcomes. HSS strives to continually improve the health and social service system to ensure best health, best care, and a better future for the people of the NWT.

Job Information

You will collaborate with other Departments’ epidemiologists to provide strategic direction, analytical capacity and evidence-based support to a variety of stakeholders involved in the delivery of programs and services that promote, protect and enhance the health and wellbeing of NWT residents. As well, you will participate in interdisciplinary collaboration between Territorial Social Programs, which upholds the Child and Family Services Act, and other divisions of the Department, including those whose functions are mandated by other relevant acts, including but not limited to the Public Health Act.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
A master level degree in social science (i.e., epidemiology, biostatics, public health, sociology) with two (2) years of experience in statistical analysis.
Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Tel (867) 767-9154 Extension 14106
Fax (867) 873-0445
[email protected]

Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.