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Instructor, Carpenter Program

Rankin Inlet
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Restricted to residents of Rankin Inlet only. (If there is no successful Nunavut Inuit this position will be offered as a 3 Year Term.)
$95,882 to $108,810
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This employment opportunity is restricted to residents of Rankin Inlet only.

This position is considered a highly sensitive position and requires a criminal record check.

This position is in Rankin Inlet, Kivalliq Campus and reports to the Manager, Constructions Trades, the incumbent’s primary responsibility is to plan, instruct, evaluate and report on student learning in Nunavut’s Apprenticeship Accredited Carpenter program, for all of the apprenticeship levels, 1 through 4; and to provide the same level of delivery/support for the Carpenter Pre-apprenticeship program.

In addition, the incumbent provides planning, instruction, reporting & delivery of Nunavut’s Apprenticeship Accredited Housing Maintainer Serviceman program, for apprenticeship level 3.  With Nunavut wide implications, the Instructor for the Carpenter Program monitors applicable trades programming and designs the trade’s curriculum. Decisions and recommendations made by the incumbent will directly impact the operation of the Nunavut Trades Training Strategy, in a significant area of trades preparatory planning, and capacity building for Nunavummiut.

The successful incumbent is required to have a Journeyperson Carpenter certificate, an undergraduate degree in the areas of instruction, and/or combined with a post graduate program in adult education. Applicants must hold or be eligible to hold a Canadian Teaching Certificate or a Certificate in Adult Education. Several years of positive and progressive work experience in instruction is required. The incumbent is required to have related experience teaching adults in learning settings. Solid working knowledge of computer programs such as; word processing, spreadsheet, database, e-mail and Internet programs is also required.

Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language and knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit would be a definite asset.

Current indeterminate Government of Nunavut employees, who apply and are successful on this term position competition, may be offered a competitive transfer assignment for the duration of the term.


If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.

  • 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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Open until filled