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Human Resources Officer

Baker Lake
Reference number: 
Type of employment: 
Union Status: 
This position is not included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$85,215.00 per annum, 37.5 hour/week
Northern Allowance: 
$24,381.00 per annum
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
21 September 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.

Reporting to the Manager, Regional Human Resources-the Human Resources Officer is responsible for the provision of a range of responsive human resource support services to the Regional School Operations, its staff, and the schools. The Human Resources Officer participates in; human resource planning, recruitment and the preparation of staffing requests regarding Casual, Relief and Substitute Staffing Actions.

The incumbent works with the Manager and others as appropriate such as school administrators to ensure the human resources requirements/ needs of the Region and schools are addressed in a timely, effective, and efficient manner. The incumbent will ensure the Human Resource activities in the Region and schools align with established departmental, Collective Agreement and Government of Nunavut Human Resources standards and requirements to ensure provision of accurate and applicable Human Resources advice and guidance. Additionally, the incumbent ensures that the services and supports they provide reflect/are aligned with Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit principles.

The main duties of the Human Resources Officer will include being the first point of contact for all matters related to Human Resources, keep current with Human Resource policies, procedures, processes and requirements in line with both the Education and Finance department, ensure Regional School Operations office and school staff understand and comply with these obligations, ensuring Regional records are updated, monitoring staff levels to ensure the Regional School Operation office and schools are able to deliver their mandate, organizing and coordinating all phases of the educator (and other staff as appropriate) recruitment and hiring processes, and providing assistance on open staffing actions and employee relation matters in the Region.

An in-depth knowledge of human resources theory and principals applying best practices in the field of general human resources administration, including staffing and recruitment, experience working in a regulatory environment where the incumbent acquired experience reviewing, interpreting, and monitoring activities relative to legislated/regulatory requirements, experience undertaking accurate and time-efficient data entry tasks using records management/classification systems, excellent research and analytical skills, excellent communication in written, verbal and listening in a bilingual context, excellent customer/client service, ability to work under tight deadlines and meet deadlines, detail oriented, a critical thinker with the ability to be innovative to efficiently resolve problems, must have the ability to work independently, as well as familiarity or capable of becoming familiar with utilizing the department’s computerized software and systems, while maintaining strict confidentiality.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job would come from having a diploma in Human Resources Management (or comparable field) with 3 years of progressive and directly related experience.

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.

The knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

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