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Assistant Deputy Warden Operations

Rankin Inlet
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Type of employment: 
Union Status: 
This position is not included in the Nunavut Employees Union
Northern Allowance: 
No staff housing available
Closing Date: 
01 September 2017


This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Deputy Warden of Operations, the Assistant Deputy Warden Operation is responsible for monitoring and reviewing the day to day operation of the facility having an operational capacity of up to 48 adult offenders as well as scheduling and ensuring appropriate staff coverage. This position is also responsible for facilitation, staff training, mentoring and developing, supervisors in their role as a team leader to the Correctional Case Workers.

The guiding principles of the Inuit Societal Values will be incorporated into the facility’s practices and will serve as a key connection between our operations and the community we serve. The Assistant Deputy Warden Operations is a key position in supporting professional and healthy work environment. It is there to ensure daily compliance of rules and regulations are fulfilled and that service delivery is maintained to positively reflect on the community, facility, Division and Department of Justice.

To be successful in these positions you should have high school graduation (Grade 12) combined with 3 years correctional experience, 2 years supervisory experience, current First Aid + CPR Certification & Class 5 Drivers license.

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.

Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

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 (Rankin Inlet)

Government of Nunavut
PO Box 460, Rankin Inlet, Nunavut X0C 0G0
Phone: (867) 645-8065
Toll free: 1-800-933-3072
Fax: (867) 645-8097