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Housekeeper

Groups: 
Health
Community: 
Rankin Inlet
Reference number: 
10-503938
Type of employment: 
Indeterminate
Union Status: 
This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
Salary: 
$51,461
Northern Allowance: 
$18,517
No staff housing available
Closing Date: 
12 May 2017

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

Reporting to the Supervisor Health Programs, the Housekeeper provides general housekeeping, laundry and linen services to ensure the cleanliness and tidiness of the facility to improve appearance and reduce the risk of infection and disease.

The Housekeeper is responsible for the day-to-day housekeeping and laundry of the facility. Housekeeping and laundry duties are provided for the patients and other workers as assigned. The position has a direct impact on the public’s eyes on cleanliness, appearance and overall health of the facility.

To be invited for an interview, must have completed grade 8, one year of housekeeping and/or laundry experience in commercial or institutional setting, must have WHMIS training if not will be provided the training, has basic housekeeping skills, must be fluent in both Inuktitut and English(written and verbal), and must be responsible and flexible .  

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.

  • 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.
Contact: 
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
Email: KivalliqHR@gov.nu.ca
www.gov.nu.ca/finance