Posted on April 24, 2018 - GC1663

Company: Government of Northwest Territories
Position: Enterprise Geographic Information Systems Administrator
Location: Yellowknife, NT
Salary: $87,263.00 - $104,208.00 per annum
Contact Name: Government of Northwest Territories
Deadline: May 11, 2018

Job Description

Enterprise Geographic Information Systems Administrator

(Job Opening ID#: 15364)

Fulltime Indeterminate Position

Government of Northwest Territories - Department of Lands

Yellowknife, NT


This position is located in the City of Yellowknife, situated on the Northern shore of Great Slave Lake; Yellowknife is the capital of the Northwest Territories, Canada. The population of Yellowknife is 20,000. This multi-cultural community is welcoming and the wilderness is your backyard. All the big city amenities are available without the big city issues. There are year round outdoor activities including hiking, fishing, snowmobiling, golf, boating and canoeing, and a wide variety of individual and team sports. For more information on the spectacular Northwest Territories please visit The City of Yellowknife and businesses maintain fantastic recreational facilities for residents, including a 240-metre indoor track, a pool, three skating rinks, an indoor soccer field and an abundance of walking trails. The city is also home to a vibrant arts and theatre community. After moving here, Yellowknife will quickly become a place you call home. For more information about the community please visit

At the Department of Lands, we strive to be leaders and innovators in Northern land and resource management. We provide land management decisions and recommendations on the acquisition, lease, sale, or other dispositions of public lands while respecting the principles of land use sustainability, and ecological, social, cultural, and economic values.

Job Qualifications

The Enterprise GIS Administrator is based in Yellowknife and reports to the Enterprise Geospatial System Team Lead within the Geomatics unit. The Enterprise Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Administrator is responsible for performing systems management, development and operational activities under the coordination and direction of the Enterprise Geospatial Systems Team Lead.  Typically the knowledge, skills and abilities for this position are attained by a university degree in computer science, remote sensing, or Geographic Information Systems (GIS) with an emphasis on GIS and web based development and two years of directly related experience.

Other Information

The salary range for this position is from $44.75 per hour to $53.44 per hour (approximately $87,263 - $104,208.) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,450.  A comprehensive benefits package includes:

  • Participation in the Federal Public Service Superannuation Plan
  • Mandatory Leave with Pay – a 5-day period you are required take 5 days with pay
  • 16.5 days of annual vacation leave to start
  • Pay Increases, Health, Dental, Relocation expenses, Northern Living Allowance, Winter Bonus days, Special and Sick leave


Closing Date: May 11, 2018                                                                        Apply online:

Government of Northwest Territories
P.O. Box 1320

Yellowknife, NT
X1A 2L9

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