Mineral resources specialist – amended

Government of the Northwest Territories’ Industry, Tourism and Investment Department based in Yellowknife, NT is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Mineral resources specialist. Government of the Northwest Territories’ Industry, Tourism and Investment Department supports economic development through sectors like mining, oil, gas, and renewable energy. It promotes tourism to showcase the region’s natural attractions, fostering sustainable resource management and local economic growth. It drives the territory’s economic diversification and enhances its appeal as a tourism destination. The candidates selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: Government of the Northwest Territories
Department: Industry, Tourism and Investment
Division: Resources Division
Position: Mineral resources specialist – amended
No of Vacancies: 4
Salary: $100269.00 – $119750.00 yearly
Employment Type: Full Time/Regular
Location: Yellowknife, NT, CA
Job ID: 25232
Position Number: 63-14337


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English and French Language
Education: Candidates should have completion of an undergraduate degree in Earth Sciences, Geological Engineering
Experience: Candidates should have experience in one or more of the phases of the mineral development life cycle exploration through remediation

Physical Requirements:

  • The candidates should be comfortable working in a normal office environment with occasional travel to communities, conferences, exploration, and mine sites
  • The candidates should be able to handle heavy peak workloads and competing demands inherent to the role
  • The candidates should demonstrate proficiency in multi-tasking and prioritizing deliverables effectively

Other Requirements:

  • The candidates should possess knowledge of legislation, regulation, and policies relevant to mineral resource development and interest-based and position-based negotiation skills and strategies
  • The candidates should demonstrate understanding of the operating environment and structure of the Canadian and NWT mineral exploration and mine operations sectors, as well as resource development, Indigenous relations issues, and environmental assessments
  • The candidates should have knowledge of geological concepts, economic theory, and public policy theory and principles, including their application to mineral resource development
  • The candidates should be familiar with land claims, self-government agreements, and negotiations for settlement of land claims
  • The candidates should be proficient in computer applications (MS Office Suite) and internet applications
  • The candidates should have strong written and verbal communication skills and possess negotiating and consensus-building skills
  • The candidates should demonstrate stakeholder engagement skills, including relationship building, tact, and diplomacy
  • The candidates should exhibit interpersonal skills necessary for effective project management, including time management and organizational skills
  • The candidates should demonstrate the ability to research and analyze data in the context of policy development and exercise sound judgment in decision-making processes
  • The candidates should be capable of managing multiple projects with strict deadlines and limited budgets


  • The candidates should be able to identify emerging opportunities and prepare proposals to leverage opportunities to create economic benefits for NWT residents
  • The candidates should be able to prepare Briefing Notes for sessions of the Legislative Assembly, Standing Committee, and Committee of the Whole reviews of business plans and main estimates
  • The candidates should be able to support informed decision-making in the GNWT by undertaking research and preparing reports and studies on mineral and metal market issues
  • The candidates should be able to work with the NWT Geological Survey to identify NWT mineral deposits and create maps that should be promoted to the exploration investment community
  • The candidates should be able to prepare technical information materials, including brochures, maps, commodity fact sheets, and PowerPoint presentations to increase awareness of the NWT’s mineral potential
  • The candidates should be able to provide technical support for the Minister and ITI executives in preparing for, during, and after meetings with exploration and mining investment companies
  • The candidates should be able to monitor websites of mineral exploration and mine operations companies in the NWT and report on activity on properties in the NWT and monitor mineral commodity markets
  • The candidates should be able to review NI43-101 reports, financial statements, Management Discussion and Analysis reports, Annual Reports, and Mine Plans and analyze information to provide advice to decision-makers
  • The candidates should be able to prepare Briefing Notes on policies and issues and provide advice on proactive actions and responses that GNWT may take to avert adverse implications and to leverage opportunities for the NWT


  • The candidates will get plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3700.00

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply directly to the employer (along with your resume) through the below-mentioned details.

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Official Notification




We thank all the applicants for showing their interest and trust in us, however, only the most eligible candidates will be selected and conducted for further procedure directly from employers, in between no charges/fees or original documents will be asked from any applicant. All the best!

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