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Regional Manager, Staffing

Rankin Inlet
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This employment opportunity is restricted to residents of Rankin Inlet only.
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$99,743 - $113,159
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Closing Date: 
Friday, December 3, 2021 - 11:59pm

This employment opportunity is restricted to residents of Rankin Inlet only.

Reporting to the Director, Regional Staffing, the Regional Manager, Staffing (Manager) is responsible for managing staff, developing, and implementing strategies to help improve the staffing process and ensuring a high level of service delivery to clients served in our office located in Rankin Inlet. The Manager is the administrator for the centralized staffing process and is expected to provide advice and direction to Government of Nunavut (GN) regional departments, boards and agencies on staffing policies and process. Effective delivery of this role will result in greater awareness of government staffing policies and procedures; highly trained, effective, and competent staff; timely completion of competitions; and greater compliance with Inuit hiring policies and Article 23 of the Nunavut Agreement.

The Regional Manager, Staffing is responsible for ensuring the regional staffing practices are consistent with the GN priority hiring policies and with Article 23 of the Nunavut Agreement. The incumbent is responsible for the direct supervision of staff and oversees recruitment services for positions within the region. The Manager works in partnership and cooperation with other departments, boards and agencies and community organizations to further the goals of attracting and preparing a local work force by presenting and speaking at local schools, trade shows and organizations involved with the development of local workforce capacity. The incumbent may participate in local career fairs, job fairs and trade shows to promote employment opportunities in the GN and promote the GN as an “employer of choice.”

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually acquired through a degree in Human Resources or related field from a recognized post-secondary institution, plus two (2) years of experience in recruitment services or human resources services. One (1) year of supervisory experience is also required. Experience working in the public sector and within a multi-cultural environment are considered assets for this position. Written and oral fluency in one of the Inuit languages is also considered an asset.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktut, English and French. Applicants may submit their resume in any of the official languages of Nunavut. Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official languages would be considered an asset. Knowledge of Inuit communities, culture, land, Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit, Inuktut and experience working in a northern cross-cultural environment are also considered assets.

Acceptable combinations of education and experience may be considered for this position. We encourage you to apply if you have equivalent years of education and/or experience equal to the education and experience requirements listed above.

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 Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a representative workforce, therefore priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit who self-identify as being enrolled under the Nunavut Agreement in accordance with the Priority Hiring Policy.
  • Government of Nunavut employees serving a probationary period must obtain and provide written authorization from the deputy head of their employing department. The authorization from the deputy head must accompany your application for your application to be considered. 
  • Possession of a criminal record may not disqualify candidates from being considered. An assessment of the criminal record will be measured against the scope and duties of the position. This is only a requirement for positions that require a satisfactory criminal record or vulnerable sector check. 
  • Applicants may submit their resume in any of the Official Languages of Nunavut.
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • The onus is on candidates in receipt of foreign post-secondary education credentials to have their foreign credentials assessed through a recognized Canadian education institution.  Failure to do so may result in the rejection of their application. 
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