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Senior Administrative Office/Trainer

Hamlet of Paulatuk

Hamlet of Paulatuk

Senior Administrative Office/Trainer


The Hamlet of Paulatuk has an opening for the position of Senior Administrative Officer responsible for the overall administration and management of municipal operations pursuant to NWT legislation, under the direction of the Mayor and Council. The Senior Administrative Officer will also train and mentor a SAO Trainee for a period of up to twenty-four (24) months subject to the availability of funding from the School of Community Government, MACA through the AGLAP program.

The Hamlet of Paulatuk is a fly-in community in the Inuvik Region of the Northwest Territories, about 1 hour flying time east of Inuvik and is part of the Inuvialuit Settlement Region.  It is located adjacent to Darnley Bay and Tuktut Nogait National Park and has a population of about 325.

The Senior Administrative Officer is responsible to:

  • Ensure that the policies, programs and directions of Council are carried out;
  • Supervise and direct the day-to-day operations of the Hamlet;
  • Provide advice and support to the Mayor and Council;
  • Ensure the preparation of timely and accurate O&M and Capital Budgets, Financial Statements and Contract Reports;
  • Enforce all active Municipal Bylaws.

The ideal candidate will possess:
  • A recognized diploma or degree in local government administration or related discipline;
  • Several years of successful senior municipal government experience;
  • Background in Financial Management;
  • Good communications skills;
  • Familiarity with NWT legislation relevant to municipalities;
  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural setting;
  • Must be bondable and submit a criminal record check.


The Hamlet will offer a competitive salary based upon qualifications and will provide a benefits package.  Housing will be available at a reasonable rate.

We thank all interested applicants, however only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. For more information, inquiries may be directed to the number listed above.

Please submit your application and resume to:
Senior Administrative Officer                  
PO Box 98                                                                        
Paulatuk, NT   X0E 1N0
sao@paulatuk.ca
or  Fax 867-580-3703

This competition will remain open until filled.


Organization: Hamlet of Paulatuk
Location: Paulatuk, NT
Region: Inuvik
Professional Category(s): Office Administration
Posted: September 1, 2020, 2:09 pm
Expires: October 1, 2020, 4:30 pm

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