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Medical Travel Supervisor

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Union Status: 
This position is 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 open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Manager Travel Programs, the Medical Travel Supervisor has both regional and territorial responsibilities. On a regional level the incumbent is accountable for coordinating the planning, organizing, implementing, and evaluating of activities and staff schedules that facilitate the safe, efficient and economical transfer of residents from the Baffin Region to Health Centers and Boarding Homes in Iqaluit, Ottawa and other points in Canada as required. This position supervises the data entry of medical travel information into the government’s information system as required.

The Medical Travel Supervisor works closely with health center staff, regional case management, boarding homes, various travel insurance programs and the airlines to resolve medical travel issues and to ensure our clients are receiving the highest standards of care possible during their travel process. This position facilitates all aspects of travel for the Baffin region to emergency and scheduled medical appointments both within the region and to various referral points outside the region. 

The knowledge, skills and abilities for this position are usually acquired through a recognized Diploma in Business Administration or related field plus three (3) years of experience in a related field including one (1) year supervisory experience. The incumbent must have extensive knowledge and experience in the area of financial management and public governance and policy along with program applications and service delivery in the public sector. Experience in travel booking software applications is considered an asset.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English and French.  Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language 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.


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