Senior Administrative Officer (SAO) - Community Government of Wekweeti

Community Government of Wekweeti

Senior Administrative Officer (SAO)

Closing Date: Open until filled
Employer: Community Government of Wekweeti
Contact: Financewekweti@northwestel.net

The Community Government of Wekweeti has an employment opportunity for a qualified administrator with at least five years’ experience at the senior management level in municipal governance to assume the responsibilities of a Senior Administrative officer (SAO).

Reporting directly to Chief and Council, the Senior Administrative Officer will oversee all operations of the community government. The SAO will ensure that all operations are conducted in a respectful and responsible way, ensuring that all decisions and actions comply with the relevant legislation, policies and procedures. They are responsible for all financial transactions, programs and services created and implemented by the community government.

The successful applicant will possess (not limited to) the following qualifications:

  • Experience in senior management at a municipal government level;
  • Formal training in fundamental accounting principles or equivalent work-related experience;
  • Enhanced management, administrative and financial systems skills;
  • Computer accounting skills;
  • The ability to provide advice and communicate affectively with the Chief and Council;
  • Must be courteous and work cordially with public, staff, the Chief and Council;
  • Experience in developing and implementing Human Resource plans and Personal Management policies and procedures;
  • Time and stress management skills


This is a permanent full-time position based in the community of Wekweeti, Northwest Territories. Competitive salary and benefits are commensurate with skills and experience. Please submit your resume, cover letter, references and criminal record check to:

Community Government of Wekweeti
P.O Box 69
Wekweeti, NT
X0E 1W0
Phone: 867-713-2030
Email: financewekweti@northwestel.net


Organization: Community Government of Wekweeti
Location: Wekweeti, NT
Region: North Slave
Professional Category(s): Chief Administration
Posted: November 3, 2020, 9:26 am
Expires: December 3, 2020, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree
Job Experience: 5 years or more

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