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Casual, Deputy Sheriff
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.
Under the direction of the Sheriff, the Deputy Sheriff provides security and administrative services to the Nunavut Court of Justice. The incumbent holds legislated statutory appointments as Deputy Sheriff and Peace Officer. This appointment requires exercise of power, functions and duties in accordance with the law and judicially established practices and procedures. The incumbent provides administrative services, such as writ administration, jury administration and support to travel administration and criminal and civil registry, as required. The incumbent is responsible for the operation, administration and implementation of security systems for the Nunavut Court of Justice in accordance with legislation, judicially established practices and procedures and territorial and national safety and security standards.
The ideal candidate must possess a High School Diploma with one year of office administration experience, and have working knowledge of court administration, finance, and the ability to interpret and apply statutes in accordance with judicially established practices and procedures. You must be able to perform basic bookkeeping functions, manually and electronically. The incumbent must be in good physical health and must be capable of dealing effectively with potentially confrontational situations and be able to provide appropriate security in the courtroom setting. You must have good word-processing skills and the ability to organize diverse tasks to meet regular deadlines and have the ability to learn computerized accounting and court information programs. The ability to communicate in Inuktitut is considered an asset. Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatugangit is an asset
Individuals wishing to be considered for casual employment should register with the Department of Finance by providing their resume and criminal records check to the Casual Employment Consultant at the Staffing and Recruitment Office at building 917, backdoor, or by registering by email at GNHR@gov.nu.ca.
Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, knowledge, skills and abilities to formal education and experience requirements will be considered.