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Staffing and Recruitment Officer

Qulliq Energy Corporation
Baker Lake
Reference number: 
Type of employment: 
Union Status: 
This position is not included in the Nunavut Employees Union
Range $82,173 to $101,848
Northern Allowance: 
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
25 August 2017

Entrusted with supplying safe, reliable and efficient energy to the citizens of Nunavut, through both traditional and alternative sources, Qulliq Energy Corporation (QEC) offers many opportunities for those seeking to convert their skills and expertise into professional success. Sounds like you? Join our team. Wide-open spaces, rewarding work in a variety of settings, and the chance to contribute to the well-being of all Nunavummiut will bring new energy to your career – now and in the future.

Staffing & Recruitment Officer

Baker Lake, NU – Ref. No. QEC-17-027

The Human Resources & Organizational Development (HR & OD) Department is accountable for recruiting and hiring qualified, representative individuals into QEC while complying with the Public Service Act, regulations, Article 23 of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement, QEC policies and procedures and customer services standards. The HR & OD Department is often the first point of contact for potential employees and this position plays a key role in promoting QEC as an employer of choice

Reporting to the Manager, Human Resources, the incumbent will lead the corporate recruitment & staffing programs and provide support to QEC’s personnel on full circle recruitment.  The incumbent plays an important role in developing a qualified, effective and increasingly representative work force.


  • Ensuring that QEC positions are staffed with qualified and effective employees;
  • Applying staffing principles and policies in a timely and cost-effective manner;
  • Providing guidance to QEC management regarding methods of filling vacancies and applying the Priority Hiring Policy to build a representative workforce that is increasingly comprised of Nunavut Inuit;
  • Applies skills and knowledge of the Public Service Act, QEC/GN legislation, staffing policies and processes to implement effective hiring practices, and achieve the goals of QEC Inuit employment plans;
  • Provides advice and support for QEC Departments regarding their approaches to staffing positions in order to build a stable, representative and competent northern workforce; and
  • Understands the occupational requirements and qualifications in a culturally diverse, complex workforce for a number of QEC departments having both operational and headquarters functions.


  • University Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Human Relations or a similar;
  • Over two years of relevant work experience, in a field such as staffing and recruitment, in which client services and communications were delivered;
  • Experience in interpreting and administering Human Resources policies and procedures;
  • Experience in Records Management;
  • Training and/or working familiarity with Job Evaluation practices; and
  • Training and application of Behavioral Descriptive Interviewing.


  • Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP) designation or working towards:
  • Familiarity with Human Resources databases, software and systems;
  • Knowledge of the Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatugangit; and
  • Ability to speak Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, or French.

A combination of education and experience equivalency will be considered.

We offer a salary range of $82,173 – 101,848 per annum, which is commensurate with experience, and a comprehensive benefits package, including a Northern Living Allowance of $24,381 per annum. This position is excluded from the Nunavut Employee’s Union. Subsidized staff housing is available.

Preference will be given to Nunavut Inuit. If a Nunavut Inuit is not the successful candidate, the position will be offered as a three (3) year term.

Apply in writing, by August 25th, 2017 to: or by mail to: Manager, Human Resources, Qulliq Energy Corporation, P.O. Box 250, Iqaluit, NU X0A 0H0.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

  • 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.
Human Resources Manager (Qulliq Energy Corporation)

Human Resources
Qulliq Energy Corporation
P.O. Box 250
Iqaluit, NU
X0A 0H0.