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Regional Staffing Officer - 2 positions

Cambridge Bay, Igloolik
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This position is not included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$88,608 per annum, 37.5 hour/week
Northern Allowance: 
$ 22,579 per annum in Igloolik and $ 19,716 per annum in Cambridge Bay
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
04 May 2018

Reporting to the Regional Manager, the Staffing Officer provides recruitment services for the Government of Nunavut (GN), boards and agencies in the Region. The Staffing Officer will provide advice and support for GN regional management regarding procedural approaches to staffing vacancies. The Staffing Unit is often the first point of contact for potential employees and plays an important role in promoting the GN as an employer of choice through effective communication and practices throughout the staffing process.

This position provides recruitment services for GN positions, based in the Region, by ensuring that the GN positions are staffed with qualified and effective employees; applying staffing principles and policies in a timely and cost-effective manner; providing procedural guidance to Human Resource Coordinators and management in client departments regarding methods of filling vacancies; and complying with the Public Service Act, collective agreements, GN guidelines, policies and regulations, Article 23 of the Nunavut land Claims Act and customer services standards.

An in-depth knowledge of current GN staffing policies, procedures and practices as well as familiarity with the Public Service Act for Nunavut, the Human Resource Manual, Collective Agreements and the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement (Article 23) is required to be successful in this position. The incumbent must have strong interpersonal and English communication skills to explain policy, process and guidelines to client departments and job candidates, and provide support and information to successful candidates. In addition, good computer skills’ including Microsoft Suite is required. The incumbent must also have assertiveness, tact, and professionalism coupled with strong time management skills.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through completion of Grade 12 and two years of related human resource experience.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, English and French. Written and oral fluency in one of the Inuit languages is considered an asset. A Diploma in a Human Resource related field as well as familiarity with human resources data bases, software and systems (such as ePersonality) is an asset.

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.

An eligibility list may be created to staff future vacancies in various communities across Nunavut.

  • 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.
Department of Finance (Cambridge Bay)

Government of Nunavut
PO Box 2377, Cambridge Bay, Nunavut X0B 0C0
Phone: (867) 983-4058
Toll free: 1-866-667-6624
Fax: (867) 983-4041