Indeterminate (If there is no successful Nunavut Inuit this position will be offered as a 3 year term.)
This employment opportunity is restricted to residents of Rankin Inlet only.
The Parks & Special Places Division is the lead Territorial agency responsible for protection of natural and cultural heritage landscapes and recreation opportunities in Nunavut. It’s legislative mandate is the Territorial Parks Act and it participates in other key statues such as the Nunavut Wildlife Act, and the Travel and Tourism Act. The Division is also obligated under the Nunavut Agreement (NA) and the Umbrella Inuit Impact and Benefits Agreement for Territorial Parks (IIBA) to achieve its mandate by working closely with the Nunavut Joint Planning and Management Committee (NJPMC) and Community Joint Planning and Management Committees (CJPMCs).
Reporting to the Manager Parks Planning & Establishment and in support of the Nunavut Parks and Special Places Visitor Services Program, this position:
- Coordinates regional park establishment, planning and management processes including development of feasibility studies, park proposals, park master/management plans, design guidelines and other plans;
- Coordinates the development and manages the implementation of regional capital plans;
- Coordinates Regional operations of Nunavut Parks and Special Places;
- Coordinates the development of park infrastructure;
- Assists in the development of park operation plans and oversees their implementation, including territorial parks, campgrounds, trails, visitor and interpretive centres and heritage rivers;
- Organizes and consolidates research; and
- Assist in community engagement in conservation and promotion of heritage appreciation.
- Considerable travel is required, perhaps a trip every 3-4 weeks.
These activities can include project management budgeting, community consultation, fieldwork and environment assessment
To be selected for an interview, the ideal candidate will have a minimum of Environmental Technology Program diploma and three years of wide ranging experience in coordinating and organizing within one or more natural resource management, or environmental planning agencies, specifically including operations, progam management, project management, and capital planning.
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, knowledge, skills, abilities and experience equal to the formal education and experience requirements will be considered.
An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to KivalliqHR@gov.nu.ca. 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 Inuit. 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.
- Applicants may submit their resume in the Official Language of their choice.
- Eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
- Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website.
- Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.