Staff Directory

You are here

Deputy Warden of Programs

Rankin Inlet
Reference number: 
Type of employment: 
Union Status: 
This position is not included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$103,662.00 per annum, 37.5 hour/week
Northern Allowance: 
$18,517.00 per annum
No staff housing available
Closing Date: 
26 January 2018

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.

The Department of Justice – Corrections plays a leading role in the criminal justice system by protecting the community through offender management and control. The Rankin Inlet Healing Facility (RIHF) provides custodial supervision for male adults sentenced to incarceration of less than two years and remanded offenders waiting for court. It provides basic and advanced programs as well as additional services which balance community risks against the needs of each offender.  

Reporting to the Warden, the Deputy Warden of Programs is responsible for the development and operation of programs for the facility having an operational capacity of up to 48 adult offenders. The Deputy Warden Programs develops and manages educational programs to protect public safety through changes in offender attitudes, skills and lifestyles; develops and/or managers offender work activities and rehabilitative programs; and other contracted services; develops and manages work programs designed to provide inmates opportunities to develop job skills and reduce facility costs and/or generate revenue; manages services for the physical, mental and spiritual health of offenders, Promotes community reintegration to reduce reoffending.

To be selected for an interview, the ideal candidate will have a Diploma from a recognized College/Institution or Law and Security field or related field, with 5 years’ experience in a related field, with 3 years supervisory experience and 2 years of correctional case management.  Must have Class five (5) driver’s license. You should also have a theoretical and practical understanding of human behavior and adult offender issues, strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to assess and evaluate offender behavior, knowledge of offender assessment tools-such as risk needs assessments.  .

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

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

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