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Regional Emergency Measures Officer – Re-advertisement

Community and Government Services
Rankin Inlet
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This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
Northern Allowance: 
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
24 May 2019

This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Manager, Emergency Preparedness, the role of the Regional Measures Officer (REMO) is to provide guidance and support to inform emergency management activities taking place across Nunavut. This guidance and support may take the form of the provision of templates to aid in the development of key deliverables, such as the emergency measures plan template, provision of emergency management training and technical guidance to stakeholders. You will also be responsible for delivering and coordinating the development of all emergency management programs to Government of Nunavut departments and agencies (GN), municipalities, stakeholders, and the residents within the region.

The REMO will work directly with the GN, municipalities to train, develop, review and test their emergency programs. Training duties include participation and instructing training courses delivered to various levels of government staff, industry and the general public. The REMO will assist in reviewing and developing various training courses for the emergency measures program, and organizing and participating in school presentations, trade shows, career fairs, and other public functions.

The ideal candidate will have land survival skills; computer skills; knowledge of GN policies, procedures, structures and systems; effective communication skills; experience supervising staff; managing regional budgets, training funds, successful completion of ICS I-100 (Incident Command System for search & rescue) with two year’s related experience and emergency management coordinator/basic emergency management training.

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

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

Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatugangit is an asset.

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.



Department of Human Resources (Rankin Inlet)

Government of Nunavut
P.O. Box 460
Rankin Inlet, Nunavut  X0C 0G0
Phone: 867-645-8065
Toll free: 1-800-933-3072
Fax: 867-645-8097