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Head Kitikmeot Regional Operations

Community and Government Services
Cambridge Bay
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Type of employment: 
Union Status: 
This position is not included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$ 90,363.00 per annum, 37.5 hour/week
Northern Allowance: 
$19,716.00 per annum
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
20 October 2017

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Manager Nunavut Field Operations, The Head of Kitikmeot Regional Operations manages the inventory of fuel for 7 communities ensuring that fuel, in strict conformity with the Government of Nunavut regulations and standards is available to satisfy the needs of all users as well as ensuring that PPD’s tank farms, related infrastructure, and fuel delivery vehicles are kept up to regulatory code and standards. The Head of Kitikmeot Regional Operations manages a critical service for all the people of the Region as if the Region’s fuel supply were to fail, it would be impossible to sustain life in Nunavut in modern conditions. The efforts of this officer and support staff will ensure that businesses, Government and private users are able to enjoy a reasonable standard of living in a Territory where there are no options for alternate fuel purchases.

The Head of Kitikmeot Regional Operations must have proven supervisory experience within the Petroleum Transportation, storage and distribution; experience and skills in teambuilding, motivating staff and assessing performance; experience in developing a related training program; familiarity with northern resupply processes; familiarity with Arctic shipping and the marine transportation of petroleum products.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job would normally be acquired through a Business Administration Diploma; Aircraft Refueling Procedures Certificate; Dangerous Goods Certificate; Standard First Aid Certificate and 5 years related experience.

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

Fluent English with a verbal knowledge of Inuktitut, knowledge of Inuinnaqtun is considered 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.

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.

  • 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