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Lands / Development Officer

October 20, 2017


Lands Clerk/Development Officer – (Part - Time)

The Town of Norman Wells is seeking a Part-Time Lands clerk/ Development officer to join its Town Office Team. 

Reporting to the Senior Administrative Officer; the Lands Clerk/Development Officer:

Shall possess proficient knowledge in the following areas:


  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, land use policies and procedures and legislation
  • Experience in developing and implementing policies and by-laws
  • Public relations and customer service skills
  • Administer  taxation and taxation assessments
  • Administer and develop the appeal process
  • Maintain records of Municipal Land and land use
  • Process rezoning and land use by- law amendments
  • Ensure Council is provided with the resources to make effective decisions, regarding applications, contracts and acquisitions, disposal bylaw



  1. Third level Education or Minimum of five (5) years’ municipal work experience.
  2. Working knowledge of relevant legislation, local government functions/responsibilities.
  3. Thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Office applications.
  4. Strong skills in communication (written, oral and interpersonal), problem-solving, organizational, public relations, customer service, and time management.


Closing Date: Posted until filled.

The Town offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefit package.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit detailed resumes quoting job title to:

Administrative Assistant

PO Box 5

Town of Norman Wells, NT

X0E 0V0

Fax 867-587-3701 or email: adminassistant@normanwells.com


Please be advised that the Town of Norman Wells 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.