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Community Development Officer-Programs

Nunavut Housing Corporation
Cambridge Bay
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This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$94,010.00 per annum, 37.5 hour/week
Northern Allowance: 
$19,716.00 per annum
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
16 June 2017

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Manager, Community Development-Programs, the incumbent is responsible for delivery of the Nunavut Housing Corporation (NHC) Public Housing and Homeownership programs and provides assistance to Local Housing Organizations (LHO) with program administration and delivery. The planning, training, assessment and monitoring of the Nunavut Housing Corporation funded housing programs are the responsibility of the Community Development Officer-Programs. The position assists the Manager, Community Development-Programs towards building Program capacity within each of the communities in the District.

The Community Development Officer-Programs will provide key public relations and communication functions in support of the Nunavut Housing Corporations Public Housing and Homeownership programs. The position will demonstrate the skills and ability to provide media and public forum meetings, conduct information orientation sessions, counselling and financial guidance pertaining to the Funding Agreements of home ownership programs. The position fosters Local Housing Organization and staff development and also participates, coordinates, and oversees building capacity within their district communities.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job may be acquired through the completion of  a Degree or Diploma in Business Administration, Social Sciences or similar post-secondary education relevant to the position with three (3) years of similar work experience and experience with financial planning, client based.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut (Inuinnaqtun), English and French.

Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset.

Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.

Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Land Claims Beneficiaries. 
  • Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy. 
  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration. 
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website. 
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Department of Finance (Cambridge Bay)

Government of Nunavut
PO Box 2377, Cambridge Bay, Nunavut X0B 0C0
Phone: (867) 983-4058
Toll free: 1-866-667-6624
Fax: (867) 983-4041