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Crime Prevention Coordinator

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Union Status: 
This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
Northern Allowance: 
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
01 February 2019

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Director of Community Justice, the incumbent will provide assistance and direction in the implementation of the Crime Prevention Strategy. The incumbent is responsible for developing, promoting and supporting crime prevention initiatives and programming to maintain healthy and safe Nunavut communities. The incumbent’s work will be in collaboration with identified key stakeholders to develop crime prevention education, awareness strategies and programs.

The incumbent is representative of the Department of Justice, responsible for crime prevention approaches within their particular region (Baffin) The Crime Prevention Coordinator collaborates with Nunavut stakeholders to ensure the advancement of the crime prevention framework. The Crime Prevention Coordinator is responsible for monitoring and tracking service delivery and outcome information. This position exists to assist communities in the development of culturally appropriate crime prevention and offender reintegration approaches based on research and evaluation. Furthermore, the incumbent will train and provide ongoing support and guidance in crime prevention programs including reintegration to Community Justice Specialists, Community Justice Committees and Community Outreach Workers in identified Regions.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through 

Completion of a Degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in Community Development, Criminology or Justice field plus one year related experience.

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

Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered.

An eligibility list may be created to staff future vacancies.

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Government of Nunavut
PO Box 1000, Station 430, Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0
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