Welcome to Norman Wells

Town Clerk

October 20, 2017


Town Clerk – (Part - Time)


The Town of Norman Wells is located in the Sahtu Region of the Northwest Territories. With a population of approximately 700, the Municipality offers abundant recreational and lifestyle opportunities.

Reporting to the Senior Administrative Officer; the Town Clerk:

  • Performs all administrative services for the Council meetings
  • Performs administrative duties for the SAO
  • Provides administrative support to the quasi-judicial boards of Council (the Development Appeal Board, the Board of Revision)
  • Maintains by-laws, resolutions, and agreements


1. Third level Education or Minimum of five (5) years’ municipal work experience.

3. Working knowledge of relevant legislation, local government functions/responsibilities, and thorough knowledge of Council/Committee processes and protocol.

4. Working knowledge of a corporate records management system.

5. Thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Office applications.

6. Strong skills in communication (written, oral and interpersonal), minute-taking, problem-solving, organizational, public relations, customer service, and time management.

7. Ability to draft by-laws and legal documents, to demonstrate tact and discretion in handling matters of a confidential or politically sensitive nature, and to maintain confidentiality.


Equivalencies will be considered.

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.