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Administrative Assistant

Rankin Inlet
Reference number: 
Type of employment: 
Union Status: 
This position is not included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$63,804.00 per annum 37.5 hour/week
Northern Allowance: 
$18,517.00 per annum
No staff housing available
Closing Date: 
23 March 2018

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

As a member of the Division’s support team, the Administration Assistant is accountable for the overall records and information management services, reception and general administrative support. The Division is responsible for delivering effective, efficient, fair and consistent program delivery in the Kivalliq to ensure regional communities have access to the resources, support, information and training to make informed decisions to implement their economic development initiatives. This position has direct impact across Nunavut in the discharge of the Departments duties and authority by supporting the growth of specific economic sectors, including mining, tourism and cultural industries.

The incumbent will provide direct administration support to the Director by providing professional and efficient and responses to queries as the first point of contact at the Kivalliq regional office; Developing and maintaining filing system, leave & attendance registry ensuring all leaves are data entered and verified, incoming telephone call log and referring messages, scheduling and arranging meetings and teleconferences, administering travel and accommodation arrangements, monitoring and advising supervisors of deadlines of completion, such as employee evaluations; and providing support in the preparation of presentations, information and briefing packages for federal, provincial and territorial meetings, office logistics support to others ; May be required to assist financial document verification; Performs other duties as assigned.

This level of knowledge is normally acquired through completion of secondary school or GED and recent receptionist, secretarial and data entry experience; however it may be required through varied combination of education, training and experience.

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

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

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

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 (Rankin Inlet)

Government of Nunavut
PO Box 460, Rankin Inlet, Nunavut X0C 0G0
Phone: (867) 645-8065
Toll free: 1-800-933-3072
Fax: (867) 645-8097