As per HRM Directive 518, this employment opportunity is restricted to Nunavut Inuit only.
The Parks & Special Places Division is the lead Territorial agency responsible for the protection of natural and cultural heritage landscapes and recreation opportunities in Nunavut. Its legislative mandate is the Territorial Parks Act and it participates in other key statutes such as the Nunavut Wildlife Act, and the Travel and Tourism Act. The Division is also obligated under the Nunavut Agreement (NA) and the Umbrella Inuit Impact and Benefits Agreement for Territorial Parks (IIBA).
Under the direction of the Manager, Parks Planning & Establishment, this position is responsible for contributing to the implementation of the NA and IIBA as they relate to parks with a territorial-wide focus. These responsibilities are delivered in keeping support of Government policy and direction, IQ principles and the department’s vision and mandate.
The incumbent in this position is responsible for coordinating all the activities and operations of the Nunavut Joint Park Planning & Management Committee (NJPMC) and the Community Joint Park Planning & Management Committees (CJMPCs). This includes communicating with, assisting, and providing secretarial support for NJPMC and CJPMCs; communicating JPMCs’ activities with the Department of Environment, Regional Inuit Associations and Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated; coordinating and organizing multi-stakeholder or intergovernmental meetings and workshops (including logistics for travel and hotels); coordinating and consulting with Inuit communities; and setting up and maintaining up-to-date filing systems for all committees. You will be required to communicate with a wide diversity of stakeholders, monitor the progress of the committees and prepare progress reports. The candidate must have computer skills, including Word Processing and Spreadsheet.
The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position are usually obtained through a successful completion of a one (1) year certificate in the field of office administration, management studies and one (1) year relevant experience. Effective communication in speaking and writing in English and Inuktitut is essential for this position.
The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut (Inuinnaqtun), English and French. Fluency in Inuktitut and English languages are required. Knowledge of communities, culture, land, Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is 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.
If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to GNHR@gov.nu.ca. Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.
- 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 Inuit. 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.
- Applicants may submit their resume in the Official Language of their choice.
- Eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
- Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website.
- Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.