Northern and Aboriginal hiring policy

Northern and Aboriginal hiring policyDiavik is committed to at least 40 per cent Aboriginal employment and at least 66 per cent northern employment. This commitment is formalized in the Socio-Economic Monitoring Agreement with the Government of the Northwest Territories.

Subject to applicable laws and regulations and availability of persons in these priority groups with the required skills, training, and experience, Diavik Diamond Mines Inc. will hire according to the following priorities:

  • First priority Aboriginal persons. 
  • Second priority Northerners who have been continuously resident in the Northwest Territories or the West Kitikmeot Region at least six months prior to being hired. 
  • Third priority, other Northerners resident in the Northwest Territories or the West Kitikmeot Region. 
  • Fourth priority, all other Canadians. 
  • Other candidates.