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Administrative Clerk

Community and Government Services
Cape Dorset
Reference number: 
Type of employment: 
Union Status: 
This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$63,804.00 per annum, 37.5 hour/week
Northern Allowance: 
$ 20,980.00 per annum
No staff housing available
Closing Date: 
02 March 2018

This is a Position of Trust and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check is required.

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Supervision of the Manager, Finance & Administration, and the incumbent is responsible for ensuring efficient and consistent day to day administrative, financial and clerical support to the Cape Dorset office in the Qikiqtaaluk Region. The Incumbent is responsible for a wide range of administrative, human resources, and financial accounting process, supporting various departmental sections. The accurate acceptance, verifications, processing, and reporting of documents is essential to maintain an effective and efficient document processing team, of which you would be a key member.

The incumbent is required to be familiar, and to comply, with the requirements of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), the requirements of the Financial Administration Act (FAA), the Financial Administration Manual (FAM), Collective Agreements (CA’s), the Human Resources Manual (HRM), employee handbooks, and also any other Directives as issued and in effect. The Qikiqtaaluk Region of CGS has responsibilities covering thirteen communities, which results in a busy and varied level of work.

The successful candidate should have a minimum of grade 12 or equivalent education to meet the required communication and mathematical skills. The incumbent should have a completion of clerical training course and minimum of one year related office experience.

Fluency in Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun will be considered an asset for this position.

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 (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