New job Warehouse Technician in Northwest Territories

Warehouse Technician

Company : Government of the Northwest Territories
Salary : $62,000 - $74,000 a year
Location : Northwest Territories

Full Description

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

Job Information

The Warehouse Technician assists in all aspects of the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) warehouse activities to ensure effective and timely provision of warehouse services. The Warehouse Technician is located at the GNWT's Central Warehouse in Yellowknife and reports to the Warehouse Technician Supervisor. This position is one of a team of five warehouse personnel who work closely together in performing all activities. The GNWT Central Warehouse is a multi-task operation providing various services to client departments, boards and agencies throughout the Northwest Territories (NWT). The position is responsible for activities such as the management and maintenance of surplus inventory, maintenance of custodial storage, expeditor services, management and maintenance of the Revolving Fund Inventory, transfer of records to the Western Arctic Records Centre and the provision of mail services. The duties are performed in accordance with GNWT standards, legislation and practices.

Critical Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Time management and organizational skills.
  • Skilled in the operation of warehouse equipment.
  • Communication skills both oral and written.
  • Ability to work in a team setting.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use MS Operating Systems.MS Office, Internet and email
  • Applications with a focus on records management and financial information software.
  • Working knowledge of mail services including shipping and handling processes.
  • Basic knowledge of accepted records management theory and practice.
  • Basic math skills.

Typically attained by:

Completion of a Warehousing, Logistics, or Parts person Certification program plus 2 years’ experience in a general office environment with 1 year specific to a warehouse environment.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

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

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

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