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28 Feb 2022

Full-Time Senior Administrative Officer

Hamlet of Tuktoyaktuk –  Tuktoyaktuk, NT

Job Description

Incorporated Hamlet of Tuktoyaktuk


The Incorporated Hamlet of Tuktoyaktuk requires a qualified Senior Administrative Officer with a strong background in municipal administration, accounting, financial management and proven success as an effective communicator and civic promoter.

Reporting to the Mayor and Council, the successful candidate will direct, administer and coordinate all affairs of the Incorporated Hamlet of Tuktoyaktuk. The incumbent will be responsible for all aspects of municipal administration, including management of human resources, operations, and projects in accordance with Hamlets Act, Council By-Laws and Policies.

The SAO must be familiar with statutory requirements in the Hamlets Act and other legislation. The SAO should have a working knowledge in Government Operations, Statutes, By-Laws and Policy Making. Excellent leadership, problem solving, interpersonal and community skills are required as well as the ability to deal with staff fairly and diplomatically. Working knowledge of Sage ACCPAC would be a definite asset. The incumbent must complete and pass a criminal record check.

Typically, this knowledge, skills and abilities are acquired through a Degree in Municipal, Public Administration or Management plus a minimum of three years of related community experience or five years’ relevant municipal management experience. Equivalent combinations of education and/or experience may be considered.

Salary will be negotiable depending on municipal experience and qualifications. Additional benefits include Northern Employees Benefits Service (NEBS) Pension Plan and Group Insurance, Northern Allowance of $16,000, various leave entitlements, and housing will be provided.

How to Apply

Resumés will be accepted until Friday, March 11, 2022 at 3:00 pm. For more details please contact the Hamlet Office at (867) 977-2286 ext. 1007 or fax to (867) 977-2110 or email to

We thank all those who apply for this position, however we will only be contacting those chosen for interview(s).

Job Categories: Government. Job Types: Full-Time. Advertised until: 2022-03-30

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