As per HRM Directive 518, this employment opportunity is restricted to Nunavut Inuit only.
Reporting to the Manager, Territorial Maintenance, this position provides support for the delivery of the Maintenance Management Program of the NHC owned and leased housing assets. As part of a territorial maintenance team the position works to provide better understanding of maintenance issues and develop a consistent approach within the 25 community LHO’s to maximize the quality of NHC assets. The Territorial Maintenance Officer is responsible for the maintenance program guidelines and project management principles to evaluate program performance. The incumbent assists in the coordination of program contracts and concurrent projects while simultaneously addressing critical needs as they arise.
The Territorial Maintenance Officer is responsible for contributing and practicing as a member on the Territorial Maintenance Management Committee and Working Groups to ensure that district implementation is consistent with that of the whole territory. Planning and managing the Maintenance Management Program goals within the allocated resources based on the Maintenance Management Program. Plan and participate in actions to inform and educate others with respect to the Maintenance Management Program experience, knowledge and advice.
The officer must have the ability to work independently, have good communication skills; proficient computer skills and ability to use Microsoft Office, resolve differences in technical options or opinions between different stakeholders by using supporting information; and have the ability to multitask and prioritize activities.
The knowledge, skills, and abilities required would be attained through completion of a College diploma in a related discipline including but not limited to, Facilities Maintenance Management, Program Management Building Technology, and Building Trades with a minimum of 5 years related work experience, including a minimum of 2 years’ experience with residential housing maintenance required. A combination of education and experience will be considered.
The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, English and French.
Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.
- Experience related to cold climate construction
- Experience working in a cross-cultural environment; and
- The ability to speak two or more of the official languages of Nunavut.
Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.