Staff Directory

You are here

Relief Correctional Caseworker

Groups: 
Justice
Community: 
Iqaluit
Type of employment: 
Casual
Union Status: 
This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
Salary: 
$32.63/hr
Northern Allowance: 
$7.70/hr
No staff housing available
Closing Date: 
Open until filled

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 Iqaluit residents only.

The Department of Justice in the Corrections Division plays a leading role in the criminal justice system by protecting the community through offender management and control. The Nunavut Women’s Correctional Centre provides custodial supervision for female adults sentenced to incarceration of less than two years.

The Department of Justice has determined that due to the obligation to protect the privacy rights of female inmates, it is a bona fide occupational requirement of this position that the successful candidate(s) will be female on an as and when needed basis.

As a Correctional Caseworker, the incumbent must demonstrate acceptable written and verbal communications skills in English, deescalate aggressive behavior, effective interpersonal skills, monitor, analyze and assess human behavior.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut (Inuinnaqtun), English and French. Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset.

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 (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
Email: gnhr@gov.nu.ca
www.gov.nu.ca/finance