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Human Resources Coordinator

Community and Government Services
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This position is not included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$81,861 per annum, 37.5 hour/week
Northern Allowance: 
$15,016 per annum
No staff housing available
Closing Date: 
29 December 2017

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Manager, Human Resources, this position provides advice and support to departmental staff in administrating staffing, employee relations, leave and attendance and performance management activities. The Human Resources Coordinator attends the interdepartmental HR Coordinator meetings and participates in governmental HR policy and procedural development.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: lead the lead and attendance tracking and year end processes; train staff on using Excel leave and attendance tracking spreadsheet; give advice on or prepare staffing actions for all types of staffing activities including Job Action Request (JAR) forms, Casual Staffing Actions (CSA) and Relief Employee Staffing Action (RESA) forms; reviews Job Descriptions (JD) and assist CGS management with JD creation; participate in organizational design meetings and create or amend org charts using Microsoft Visio as well as participate and give advice to CGS management on performance management activities.

The incumbent should have extensive knowledge of practices, principles and theories of Human Resources planning as well as knowledge of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement with emphasis on Article 23. In addition, you should have experience in interpreting Human Resources policies, Collective Agreements and associated Acts.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a Grade 12 with three (3) years of directly related experience. In addition you should have taken courses/workshops relating to human resources management.

Fluency in Inuktitut/Inuinnaqtun 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, 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.
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