Program Specialist - ISP

Government of the Northwest Territories - Yellowknife, NT (30+ days ago)

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Department Information

The Department of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) provides the residents of the Northwest Territories with access to quality programs, services and support to assist them in making informed and productive choices for themselves and their families with regard to education, training, careers, employment and labour, child development, languages, culture and heritage.

Job Information
Income Security Programs assist eligible NWT residents to meet their basic financial needs and assists with post-secondary educational expenses through student financial assistance programs. The department administers approximately $40 million in assistance to NWT residents through a number of social and financial assistance based programs. Income Security Regional Managers and Client Service Officers in the Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) Service Centers deliver these programs, with the exception of Student Financial Assistance (SFA) which is delivered in Yellowknife by staff in the Income Security Programs Division.

Located in Yellowknife and reporting to the Manager, Income Security Programs, the Program Specialist develops and interprets the framework for the introduction, administration, evaluation and delivery of one of more Income Security Programs. As the government expert on these assigned programs, the incumbent provides advice and assistance to delivery staff as required.

Typically the position is obtained by:
A relevant post-secondary degree and 2 years’ experience delivering income security related programs relevant to one or more program areas such as student financial assistance, social income assistance or childcare subsidy or seniors subsidies.
GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Tel (867) 767-9154 Extension 14106
Fax (867) 873-0445

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