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Staffing Consultant

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Type of employment: 
Union Status: 
This position is not included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$99,743.00 per annum for 37.5 hours/week
Northern Allowance: 
$15,016.00 per annum
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
30 March 2018

The Recruiting and Staffing Division is responsible for recruiting and hiring a qualified, representative workforce for the Government of Nunavut (GN) in accordance with the staffing policies and procedures established, including the Public Service Act, Regulations and the Priority Hiring Policy. 

Reporting to the Manager of Staffing, the Staffing Consultant is responsible for administering the staffing program for GN departments and public bodies in Iqaluit.  The Staffing Consultant provides advice and support to management regarding approaches to staffing vacancies and implementing their human resources plans in order to build a stable, representative and competent workforce.  The Staffing Consultant addresses departments’ needs to fill vacancies in a manner that is effective and efficient, while ensuring the staffing principals of fairness and transparency are respected.  

The successful candidate should possess as a minimum, a Diploma in Human Resources, Business Administration or in a related field, plus 6 years’ experience in human resources, with at least 4 years’ directly related work experience in staffing and/or recruitment. Training and/or experience in the use of Behavioral Descriptive Interviewing techniques along with experience using human resources systems (such as ePersonality) would be considered an asset.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English and French. Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language would be considered an asset. Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit would also be considered an asset.

Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered.   

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.

  • 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 (Iqaluit)

Government of Nunavut
PO Box 1000, Station 430, Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0
Phone: (867) 975-6222
Toll Free: 1-888-668-9993
Fax: (867) 975-6220