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Manager, Civil Registry and Sheriff Services

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Friday, March 6, 2020

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, Corporate Services the Manager, Civil Registry & Sheriff Services (Manager) is accountable for planning, organizing and managing the Nunavut Court of Justice (the "NCJ") Civil Court Registry, the Office of the Sheriff and Court Security, and for providing courtroom support services to the judges of the NCJ for all civil court sittings. The Manager is an active participant in the Courts Management Team including the Court Services Executive Committee. The incumbent is required to meet regularly with the Chief Justice, the Senior Justice of the Peace and Executive Legal Officers to address issues relating to Court Operations with the Judiciary.

The Manager has spending authority on a delegated budget and is responsible for hiring, supervising, training and evaluating employees within the Civil and Sheriff sections. The Manager provides leadership for strategic initiatives affecting court services delivery of all Civil court operations and is responsible for efficiently and pro-actively managing stakeholder relationships in achieving program results.  The Manager is also responsible for managing court security via the Sheriff’s office for all sittings for the NCJ throughout the territory. The incumbent may hold statutory appointments as (1) Deputy Registrar, Court of Appeal, (2) Deputy Clerk of the Nunavut Court of Justice, (3) Deputy Clerk of the Youth Court, and (4) Administrative Justice of the Peace.   

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a diploma in business administration or a related field from a recognized post-secondary institution, along with six (6) years’ experience in court administration and one (1) year of progressively responsible management experience, preferably in a civil registry of a Superior Court in Canada. Working knowledge of collective bargaining agreements, the Financial Administration Act and other legislation relating to human resource management is an asset.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut (Inuinnaqtun), English and French. The ability to communicate in more than one of Nunavut’s Official Languages 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 and experience may be considered.

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.


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