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New Job Manager, Legislation - 1 Year Term In Northwest Territories

Manager, Legislation - 1 Year Term
Manager, Legislation - 1 Year Term

Manager, Legislation - 1 Year Term

Company : Government of the Northwest Territories
Salary : $114,000–$137,000 a year
Location : Northwest Territories

Full Description

Department Information

At the Department of Lands, we strive to be leaders and innovators in northern land and resource management. We have five regional offices, and are headquartered in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. Despite being a small department, with approximately 150 employees, we carry out a diverse set of land management functions within the government. We offer many opportunities to be involved with a variety of different aspects to public land management.

The Department’s key activities include:
  • coordination of government’s role in land use planning and environmental assessment
  • public land administration
  • compliance and enforcement of activities on public land
  • provision of information and technology services to support the natural resources management functions of three GNWT departments

Visit the Department of Lands website to learn more about what we do.

Job Information

In this position, the incumbent will report to the Director, Policy, Legislation and Communications and has two direct reports: Senior Legislative Advisor and Legislative Advisor. You will be responsible for assigning projects and ensuring a work plan is in order for the unit. Additionally, you will provide advice and coordinate responses regarding the varied legal issues that arise related to legislation and departmental activities in general, and to recommend courses of action to mitigate risks, including recommending positions on litigation.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

An undergraduate degree in Political Science, Canadian Studies or Public Administration, as well as 5 years' experience working with (reviewing and evaluating) legislation, experience in writing and researching documents such as Decision Papers, Legislative Proposals and Ministerial briefing notes, and three years management experience. Preference may be given to those with a law degree (LLB/JD).

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.