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Application Process

NTPC Human Resources will assess your qualifications and skills, and arrange an interview either by phone or in person with individuals who are a good match to the hiring criteria. We value:

  • Education, experience, knowledge, skills and/or professional or technical credentials that may be legally required for the job.
  • Personal traits and characteristics. Performance demonstrated by your past work record.
  • The NWT Affirmative Action Policy. Appointments to NTPC are subject to the Public Service Staffing Appeals Regulations.

If, after you have submitted your resume, you notice you made on error or omission in the information, contact Human Resources to update or correct your information.

Resumes can be submitted by e-mail to, or by fax at (867) 874-5229 or by mail to: 4 Capital Drive, Hay River, NT X0E 1G2. Resumes may also be dropped off in person.

Affirmative Action

If you are eligible for priority consideration under the Government of the Northwest Territories Affirmative Action Program, you need to clearly identify which priority you fall under to receive consideration.

Affirmative Action Eligibility Criteria

Indigenous Aboriginal Persons: Any Dene, Metis or Inuit person who was born in the NWT (defined by its present boundaries). An indigenous Aboriginal person is also any Canadian Aboriginal person who has lived more than half their life in the NWT, or who is the descendant of an Aboriginal person born in the NWT.

Indigenous Non-Aboriginal Persons: Non-aboriginal persons born in the NWT or who have lived more than half their lives in the NWT.

Resident Women: Women who have lived in the NWT for at least one year before their application and who now reside in the NWT.

Resident Disabled Persons: Persons who have lived in the NWT for at least one year before their application and who are at a disadvantage because of a medically certified learning, mental, emotional or physical disability.

Application of the Affirmative Action Policy

Hiring preference depends on the type of competition and has the following priorities:

Management or Non-Traditional Occupations:

  • Indigenous Aboriginal Persons
  • Resident Women
  • Indigenous Non-Aboriginal Persons or Resident Disabled Persons
  • All other applicants

All Other Competitions:

  • Indigenous Aboriginal Persons
  • Indigenous Non-Aboriginal Persons or Resident Disabled Persons
  • All other applicants
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