Junior Telecom Project Officer

locationYellowknife - Northwest Territories (NT),

atGovernment of the Northwest Territories

Estimated salary $80,000 - $96,000 a year

Job Description:

Limited Competition

This Job Opening is limited to employees with the GNWT/WSCC in indeterminate and term positions.

Guidance on how to submit an application as a GNWT employee can be found at the following link:

Department Information

The Department of Infrastructure (INF) provides high quality services to the public and Government of the Northwest Territories’ (GNWT) departments, boards and agencies including the planning, design, construction, acquisition, operation and maintenance of public transportation infrastructure and the buildings, works and equipment required for the GNWT to deliver its programs and services. INF makes essential petroleum products available for sale to the public where these products are not provided by the private sector, and promotes the development and increased use of energy efficient technologies. INF also regulates electrical and mechanical safety services and licenses individuals and vehicles operating in the territory.

For more information please refer to the Department of Infrastructure website at

Job Information

Located in Yellowknife and reporting to the Manager, Corporate IT Projects and Planning the Junior Telecom Project Officer is responsible for assisting with the system programming, installation, set up, troubleshooting and administration for all Government of the

Northwest Territories (GNWT) telecom systems. The Junior Telecom Officer works closely with the TSC Telecom Project Officers, developing skills to enable them to progress to telecom projects with greater scope and complexity. This position assists with all phases of telecom projects, from inception through implementation, to evaluation and continued operations. Services are provided in accordance with the direction and mandate of the Technology Service Centre (TSC) and with standards developed by the Informatics Policy Council (IPC), Office of the Chief Information Officer or by a GNWT Standards Committee.

Typically the qualifications for this position are attained through a Diploma in Telecommunications, Electronics Engineering, or Computer Science with at least one year of demonstrated Avaya Aura IP-PBX programming, experience and/or training.

Other combinations of education such as a Bachelor of Arts or Management Degree and related Avaya Aura experience totaling 5 years will be considered.

Knowledge of BlackBerry Enterprise Mobile Device Management and knowledge of project management in a northern environment would be an asset.

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.

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