Community Service Technician


Are you looking for a part-time, 10 hours per week position? Do you like working with your hands, outdoors & with technology? Do you have your own transportation? Do you have a valid driver’s license? YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE in your community by working with Northwestel to providing an essential service.

Installs and maintains telephone jacks and outside wiring
Ensures Installation and repairs are completed in a timely manner to meet customer needs and requirements
Install, maintain and collect coins from payphones
Connect telephone lines in local exchanges and servicing high speed data circuits
Ability to work with other technicians when they are in the community
Ability to work with remote assistance to help resolve Central Office Issues and alarms
Maintain a clean and safe working site and follow safety practices

Minimum of Grade 10 education with reading and writing skills
Must be experienced in using a computer
Good interpersonal skills, ability to work independently and on a team
Must have own transportation (skidoo, 4 wheeler, truck)
Must be physically capable of performing the job duties(climbing poles, working on ladders, outdoors)
Must be able to travel for training
As part of the recruitment process for this position, candidates may be required to take pre-employment tests and/or complete work simulation exercise to assess job fit.

We are hiring Community Service Technicians in the following locations:
Grise Fiord, Nunavut, Clyde River, Nunavut, Kugluktuk, Nunavut, kugaaruk, and Old Crow, Yukon,

Benefits and Rewards;
Top Competitive Salary ($27.00 – $44.00 per hour)
Premium in lieu of Benefits,
Life Insurance,
Employee assistance program,
Pension plan
Northern Living Allowance (up to $17,200.00)
Vacation Travel Allowance ($4,700.00) and so much more


As a safety conscious CORâ„¢ Certified organization, we have an established and comprehensive safety program. We expect all employees to participate in our organizational health and safety programs, adhering to all safe work procedures focused on continuous improvement.

Northwestel values diversity in the workplace and is committed to the goals of Employment Equity. We strive to achieve a skilled workforce that is representative of the population we serve, and as a Northern company, we are committed to the employment and career development of our Indigenous peoples. Candidates must clearly indicate on their application if they are an Indigenous person, a woman, a person with a disability, or a visible minority if they wish to receive hiring preference.