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Program Manager, Energy Initiatives

Community and Government Services
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This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$99,743 per annum, 37.5 hour/week
Northern Allowance: 
$15,016 per annum
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
24 November 2017

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Under the general direction of the Director of Technical Services, the incumbent is responsible for developing, implementing and managing departmental energy programs and activities to ensure energy efficiency is maintained and/or improved in the Government of Nunavut (GN) facilities. This position has significant influence on the overall direction of the Nunavut Energy Management Program and all related projects and programs.

The Program Manager, Energy Initiatives works closely with Senior Technical Officers to implement and enhance energy efficient activities in planning, designing, building, maintaining and operating government facilities. The incumbent will also develop and coordinate energy awareness programs for GN employees, building maintainers, students of schools in Nunavut and the general public to raise energy awareness with the goal of reducing the consumption of energy in Nunavut. Furthermore, the Program Manager implements and monitors programs to track utility consumption in government facilities, establishes baseline usage as well as develops GN energy guidelines and standards and criteria for future design/construction.                               

The ideal candidate will have expert knowledge of technical principles and practices (i.e. Model National Energy Code for Buildings (MNECB), Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), Green Globe, BOMA etc…and the ability to apply this knowledge to provide advice and direction to implement energy consumption initiatives and programs. In addition, the incumbent should have knowledge of the National Building Codes as well as the life cycle renewal budgeting and practices.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a degree in Energy Management, Architecture, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering plus three (3) years of relevant experience OR a Diploma in Energy Management, Architectural, Energy, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering Technology plus four (4) years of relevant experience OR an Energy Management Advanced Certificate plus five (5) years of relevant experience.

The ability to speak Inuktitut, have a diploma in Business Administration, have knowledge in Asset Planner, iAuditors, MsProject and AutoCAD as well as having experience in Cold Regions Engineering and arctic construction are considered as assets.

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.

  • 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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