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Housekeeper Full Time

Groups: 
Health
Community: 
Gjoa Haven
Reference number: 
10-503866
Type of employment: 
Restricted to beneficiaries
Union Status: 
This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
Salary: 
$ 51,461.00
Northern Allowance: 
$ 26,354.00
No staff housing available
Closing Date: 
05 May 2017

Indeterminate.

This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.

As per HRM Directive 518, this employment opportunity is restricted to Nunavut Inuit only.

The Housekeeper provides general housekeeping, laundry, and linen services to ensure the cleanliness and tidiness of the facility to improve appearance and reduce the risk of infection and disease.

Reporting to the Registered Nurse Manager, the incumbent is responsible for the day-to-day housekeeping and laundry of the facility. Housekeeping and laundry duties are provided for the patients, and other workers as assigned. The position has direct impact on the public’s eye on cleanliness, appearance and overall health of the facility.

The incumbent should have completed Grade 8 and have at least One (1) year of housekeeping and/or laundry experience in commercial or institutional setting; have a valid driver’s license and the be fluent in Inuktitut/Inuinnaqtun and English.

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

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.
Contact: 
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
Email: hrkitikmeot@gov.nu.ca
www.gov.nu.ca/finance