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Type of employment: 
$84,011.00 per annum, 40 hour/week
Northern Allowance: 
Closing Date: 
Friday, October 30, 2020 - 11:59pm

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

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Facility Management Officer/Chief Operating Engineer, the Carpenter completes carpentry work in accordance with work orders, plans and specifications to ensure Government of Nunavut (GN) buildings and works are well maintained and completes repairs/replacements of exterior and interior fixtures and lock systems.

The Carpenter provides day-to-day checks, legislative and code required monitoring, testing, servicing and inspection of GN facilities. Through the provision of repair services, the Carpenter fixes or replaces broken, worn or faulty components as required to address issues that are identified through the course of regular preventative maintenance inspections. 

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a recognized Certification as a Journeymen Carpenter plus five (5) years of related experience. Experience with a variety of building types and sizes or municipal works is required. A Class 5 driver’s license or equivalent is required. Knowledge of Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) is considered an asset. Experience working in a cross-cultural environment is considered an asset.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English and French. Fluency in Inuktitut/Inuinnaqtun 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.


If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.

  • 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 Inuit. 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.
  • Applicants may submit their resume in the Official Language of their choice.
  • Eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website.
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Expiry Options: 
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