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Manager, Standards and Program Development

Rankin Inlet
Reference number: 
Type of employment: 
Restricted to GN employees
Union Status: 
This position is not included in the Nunavut Employees Union
Northern Allowance: 
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
22 February 2019


This is a Position of Trust and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check is required.

This employment opportunity is restricted to Government of Nunavut employees only.

Reporting to the Director, Nunavut Airports this leadership role provides support to the Safety Management Systems Program and the Transport Program Managers. The Manager, Standards and Program Development is responsible for the implementation of airport operational regulatory and procedural requirements and programs to meet Transport Canada and Nunavut Airports airport certification standards.

Working cooperatively within Nunavut Airports, the incumbent will manage delivery of security, environmental and safety services for airport operations, maintenance and property services.  The incumbent ensures compliance with Transport Canada, manages the Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) programming ensuring OH&S rules and practices are implemented, provides advice and guidance on operational and risk management issues, management of Commercial Development Program as well as management of Nunavut Airports Mobile Equipment. The incumbent will supervise 3 full time program specialists.

An in-depth knowledge of Nunavut, Transport Canada regulations and applicable legislation is required to be successful in this position. The incumbent must have strong computer skills. Strong oral and written communication skills as well strong leadership skills are required for this position.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job is acquired through the completion of a degree program in Airport Management, Public Administration, Transportation Systems Management or a related field or equivalent work experience with a minimum of 4 years’ experience in airport management.  A minimum of 2 years supervision experience is also required.  

Valid driver’s license, eligibility to obtain an Airside Vehicle Operator’s permit, Airport Restricted Area Access Clearance and Aeronautical Restricted Radio Telephone Operators license are required in addition to the educational requirements stated above.

Occasional travel will be required to successfully fulfill the duties of this position.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, English and French.

Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset.

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

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