Staff Directory

Housekeeper - Re-Advertisement

Resolute Bay
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Type of employment: 
Union Status: 
This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
Northern Allowance: 
No staff housing available
Closing Date: 
31 March 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 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 eye on cleanliness, appearance and overall health of the facility. This position requires shift work, including weekends and statutory holidays as the facility operates on a 24/7 basis year round.

The knowledge, skills and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through completion of Grade 8 with one year of housekeeping and/or laundry experience in a commercial or institutional. Fluency in Inuktitut and English, both written and verbal is required including a valid driver’s license and basic housekeeping skills. The successful applicant must have WHIMIS training but if not already completed, training will be provided. The individual must also be a mature, responsible, and confident and have the willingness to be flexible.

Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.

  • 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

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