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Family Abuse Intervention Act/ Community Justice Manager

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Type of employment: 
Union Status: 
This position is not included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$ 107,718.00 per annum, 37.5 hour/week
Northern Allowance: 
$15,016.00 per annum
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
30 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 Director of Community Justice, the Family Abuse Intervention Act/Community Justice (FAIA/CJ) Manager will be responsible for program development, program management, maintaining a good working relationship with regional and governmental officials, groups and contractors, staff supervision, provision of strategic policy advice and restorative justice program delivery.  The Department of Justice identifies the need for healthy communities by closely involving community members in the administration of justice, providing support to families who are in need of assistance, conflict resolution opportunities and the development of culturally relevant programs for offenders.

The incumbent will be responsible for strengthening current services through training, mentoring and supervisory duties. Additionally, the position will be responsible for training and development of the Community Justice Outreach Workers (25) that report indirectly or directly to the Community Justice Specialists. The incumbent is accountable for conducting performance reviews of the Community Justice Specialists, as well as addressing any performance issues or disciplinary matters. Furthermore, the FAIA/CJ Manager is responsible for assisting the Director of Community Justice with the development, supervision, guidance, consultation and support to Community Justice Specialists in various communities of Nunavut. The position will monitor the implementation of justice programs, crime prevention, victim services, and the Family Abuse Intervention Act.

The ideal candidates will have a post-secondary degree in Social Sciences or related field (such as Justice, Law, Criminology, etc.) accompanied by a minimum of three (3) years of relevant working experience. The successful candidates possess experience in managing human and financial resources, and project management hand-on knowledge; experience in facilitating consultative processes, providing advisory and consultation services to stakeholders; experience in planning, conducting and reporting socio-economic policy studies or professional research studies. Practical knowledge of the Family Abuse Intervention Act is essential for this position.

Experience in planning, developing, implementing and monitoring programs and/or services in a community outreach or other social programming environment will be considered as an asset.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, English and French. Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatugangit are also assets.

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

  • 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.
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