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Administrative Assistant – Solid Waste Facility

City of Yellowknife
October 3, 2022
Yellowknife, NT
Job Type
  • $66,966.57 - $78,543



The City of Yellowknife is an inclusive employer offering a dynamic and rewarding work environment that delivers valuable services to our residents. Working in Local Government provides many opportunities to not only develop your career but also to improve the lives of residents and visitors to Yellowknife! At the City, the diverse backgrounds of our employees help us to create a positive, safe and fun environment for us all. The City is committed to hiring a diverse and skilled workforce that is representative of the community, strengthening our ability to provide high-quality services and excellent customer service to residents.  In addition, the City of Yellowknife is committed to reconciliation and implementing actions intended to increase the number of Indigenous peoples who work for the City. The City of Yellowknife welcomes applications from all qualified candidates and encourages Indigenous persons, visible minorities, and persons with a disability to self-declare when submitting their applications.


The City of Yellowknife is currently seeking an enthusiastic and motivated community-minded individual to assume the position of Administrative Assistant – Solid Waste Facility with the Public Works and Engineering Department. Under the supervision of the Manager, Sustainability and Solid Waste, the incumbent performs a full range of routine administrative and clerical duties, receives and records all tipping fees for the Solid Waste Facility, performs some public relations duties, and does data entry into an operations maintenance program. The position involves working weekends and holidays as required.


This position requires graduation from Grade 12 (or equivalent), general office skills and bookkeeping knowledge, computer experience including word-processing and spreadsheets, a valid NWT Driver's License, and a valid certificate in Transportation of Dangerous Goods  (TDG). The ability to do data entry into different types of software is essential as is a minimum of 2 years of related practical experience.   Tact and diplomacy are required when dealing with the public and staff.  Neatness and accuracy are required in all documentation. The incumbent must possess the ability to work independently.


The City of Yellowknife offers a competitive salary range of $66,966.57 - $78,543 a comprehensive benefits package including housing and vacation travel allowances totaling $450 a month, a defined benefit pension plan, and relocation assistance.


For further information or clarification of the job description, please contact Human Resources at:


Qualified applicants are required to apply no later than October 17, 2022.

Please visit the City of Yellowknife Website at: to submit your resume.


Please be advised that the City of Yellowknife requires all prospective employees to provide a criminal records check prior to employment.  We thank all applicants who apply, but advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

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