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Information Access and Security Coordinator (Term)

Government of the Northwest Territories
December 1, 2022
Yellowknife, NT
Job Type
Base Salary
$44.83 per hour to $53.55 per hour (approximately $87,418 - $104,422.) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,700
Depart of Finance


Information Access and Security Coordinator (Term)

Department of Finance

Government of the Northwest Territories,

Yellowknife, NT

Department Information

The Department of Finance has the mandate to provide leadership and direction to the public service in all areas of finance and human resource management. This mandate includes negotiating major financial arrangements with the federal government, providing analysis and advice to the Financial Management Board, and ensuring that financial and information resources are managed effectively, efficiently and economically. This mandate also includes the recruitment and retention of a competent public service that is representative of the people it serves and the development of programs and services that effectively serve the human resource needs of the public service.

Job Information

As the Information Access and Security Coordinator you will play an essential role in the provision of services and support relating to the processing of access to information requests as well as broader protection of privacy matters. This includes giving advice and recommendations on the appropriate search methods for records requested through Access to Information and Protection of Privacy (ATIPP) requests, legal actions and disclosure, and production orders. You will work in collaboration with legislation and policy analysts as well as records management experts to ensure that Departmental records are properly classified and secured according to the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) records disposition authorities and security classification. You will perform records searches and initial analysis of information received and will ensure that both physical and electronic records are secure and sensitive material is available only to those who require access. This position would be ideal for a highly organized individual who has knowledge of records management systems.

To be successful in this role you will typically need a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Management related discipline, law, information management or business administration and two (2) years of relevant experience in an information management or policy and legislation setting.

Term Position

This job opening is for a one (1) year term.

 Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.

Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory criminal record check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.

Diversity and Inclusion

The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace.  If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.


Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 23066

Closing Date: December 7, 2022 - 23:59, Mountain Time

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $44.83 per hour to $53.55 per hour (approximately $87,418 - $104,422.) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,700.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Department of Finance

Government of the Northwest Territories



Tel (867) 767-9154 Extension 14106

Fax (867) 873-0445

Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.

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