Expressions of Interests - Equal Pay Commissioner

Expressions of Interests - Equal Pay Commissioner

The commissioner is appointed to a four-year term by the Legislative Assembly.  The commissioner is responsible for ensuring that the right to equal pay for work of equal value in the Public Service Act is protected. That right applies to employees in the NWT public service, in the NWT Power Corporation, and for teachers. It requires their employers to pay all their employees who perform work of equal value the same rate of pay, regardless of sex.

The commissioner receives and investigates complaints about the right to equal pay for work of equal value and submits annual reports to the Legislative Assembly.  To read the most recent NWT Equal Pay Commissioner Annual Report, please click here.

Interested candidates may submit an expression of interest to the Legislative Assembly for consideration. The expression of interest should include a summary of the candidate’s interest, qualifications, and experience in serving in a similar position as well as a curriculum vitae with references.

The deadline for expressions of interest is Friday, July 30, 2021 at 5:00PM.

Expressions of interest should be sent electronically to

Or mailed to the following address:

Senior Advisor to the Clerk
Office of the Clerk
Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly
PO Box 1320
Yellowknife, NT
X1A 2L9

For more information, contact 867-767-9130 ext. 12011 or toll-free 1-800-661-0784.