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Human Resources Analyst

Reference number: 
Type of employment: 
Union Status: 
This position is not included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$ 83,519.00
Northern Allowance: 
$ 15,016.00
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
30 June 2017

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Manager, Human Resources Development, the Human Resources Analyst handles all internal human resources functions for the Department; according to the provisions of the Nunavut Land Claim Agreement (i.e. Article 23), established GN Acts, regulations, guidelines, policies, procedures, labour standards, the NEU Collective Agreement and employee terms and conditions of employment, and the Canadian Human Rights Act; to provide advice and guidance to managers in order to attract; retain, develop and motivate employees within the department.

The Human Resources Analyst is responsible for the coordination of departmental staffing and classification requests, management of leave and attendance registers, collective agreement interpretation, assistance with labour relations, managing the departmental organizational charts, maintaining current and accurate job descriptions.  Additionally, the incumbent trains employees in leave and attendance procedures and in the use of the Human Resource and Information Payroll System. The Analyst will have indirect supervision of the Divisional Human Resource Staff.

A solid understanding of casual payroll, staffing policies and procedures, of the NEU Collective Agreement, Excluded Employees and Senior management handbooks, as well as various HR Manuals, working knowledge of Government of Nunavut Human Resources Policies and Procedures, and of the Inuit Employment Plan. The incumbent must have the ability to analyze HR information through verification and reconciliation, also the ability to prioritize a steady workload and sound problem solving skills.

The ideal candidate will have post-secondary education in a Human Resources related field or Office Administration plus a minimum of 3 years’ related experience.

Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset.

Courses in Human Resources, Office Administration are an asset. Finance or payroll courses would be an asset. Experience in processing payroll and related documents would be an asset.

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

If you would like assistance with resume writing or interview preparation please contact the Department of Finance Recruitment & Staffing office at the coordinates below.

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 (Iqaluit)

Government of Nunavut
PO Box 1000, Station 430, Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0
Phone: (867) 975-6222
Toll Free: 1-888-668-9993
Fax: (867) 975-6220