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Community Inspector Assessor

Community and Government Services
Cape Dorset
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This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$90,363.00 per annum for 37.5 hour/week
Northern Allowance: 
$20,980.00 per annum
No staff housing available
Closing Date: 
04 August 2017

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Senior Community Inspector, the Community Inspector Assessor assists in the conducting of community inspections and assessments on the financial, legislative and administrative performances of municipalities.

The incumbent will monitor and analyze community programs and services, this is an important function in the preparation of departmental work plans, reports an budgets. The Community Inspector Assessor will also work with the Training and Development Officer and others in the Community Development & Operations Team in the identification and preparing of training materials and workshops to ensure community councils and their employees are capable of delivering community programs. This Community Inspector Assessor will work under supervision but will require a high level of professional independence, initiative, judgment, creativity and discretion and will also serve as a mentor to the Inspector trainee position that is currently staffed.

The Community Inspector Accessor has an active role in advising Hamlet Councils on an effective approach to financial and municipal management. The incumbent ensures that al financial and municipal management processes are performed under the correct procedures of the appropriate acts and the guidelines of the department. The incumbent coordinates with the Senior Community Inspector to ensure that the Inspector trainee received the appropriate levels of direction and training and from time to time may be asked to supervise casual employees or summer students in the area of community inspections.

The successful candidate will have Degree in Public or Business Administration or other relevant degree plus two (2) years’ experience in Financial Management. Equivalency would be successful completion of the Senior Administrative Officer’s Certificate Program or related filed plus five (5) years’ experience in Financial Management. The ability to speak Inuktitut is desired.This position requires strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. The incumbent must have experience in developing training materials and be able to work effectively in a cross-cultural environment to provide direction to community governments and their staff. The position also requires strong problem solving skills and must be capable of fulfilling their duties within legislation, policy, directives and guidelines developed by the Government of Nunavut.

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 (Igloolik)

Government of Nunavut

PO Box 239, Igloolik, Nunavut X0A 0L0

Phone: (867) 934-2025

Toll free: 1-800-682-9033

Fax: (867) 934-2027