Staff Directory

Human Resources Coordinator

Reference number: 
Type of employment: 
Union Status: 
This position is not included in the Nunavut Employees Union
Northern Allowance: 
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
27 January 2017

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Manager of Human Resources Development, the Human Resource Coordinator has the responsibility of providing payroll and human resources support to the Department of Justice. The human resources staff ensures that services are administered in accordance with the NEU Collective Agreement, the requirements of the Nunavut Public Service Act and the provisions of Article 23 of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement. These services provided to the Department will contribute to the attraction and retention of staff while influencing the continued development of a strong, capable and stable department.

The Human Resources Coordinator will be required to provide administrative support to the Department, as well as manage the leave and attendance for all indeterminate and casual employees of all Divisions of the Department. The incumbent will be responsible for initiating the process for Casual Staffing Actions, Relief Staffing Actions, and Clearance Forms. The Human Resources Coordinator provides coordination, tracking, monitoring and reporting support to the Corporate Services of Human Resources and payroll with the Department of Justice. This support is required to ensure smooth functioning within the department as well as provides signing authority on overtime, and casual timesheets. The Coordinator will assist in the development and implementation of training in human resource processes and provide advice to all divisions regarding job descriptions in the Department.

A solid understanding of payroll processing and staffing policies and procedures is required to be successful in this position. The incumbent must have knowledge of Collective Agreement interpretation and other Employment agreements, as well various Human Resources Manuals along with the ability to analyze human resources information through verification and reconciliation. This position requires good organizational skills and mathematical skills with a high degree of accuracy.  The incumbent requires strong data entry skills along with the ability to navigate Microsoft Office where experience maintaining Microsoft Excel spreadsheets would be beneficial. Good written and verbal communication skills are essential along with excellent interpersonal skills and cultural sensitivity and awareness.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a High School Diploma, along with two (2) years of directly related experience

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

Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset. Post-Secondary education in Human Resources or Related field is an asset. Experience in processing payroll or related documents is an asset. Courses in Human Resources, Office Administration or related field is an asset.

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 (Iqaluit)

Government of Nunavut
PO Box 1000, Station 430, Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0
Phone: (867) 975-6222
Toll Free: 1-888-668-9993
Fax: (867) 975-6220