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Territorial Parks Joint Planning and Management Committee Secretariat

Reference number: 
Type of employment: 
Restricted to beneficiaries
Union Status: 
This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$62,556 per annum, 37.5 hour/week
Northern Allowance: 
$15,016 per annum
No staff housing available
Closing Date: 
18 August 2017

As per HRM Directive 518, this employment opportunity is restricted to Nunavut Inuit only.

The Parks & Special Places Division is the lead Territorial agency responsible for the protection of natural and cultural heritage landscapes and recreation opportunities in Nunavut. Its legislative mandate is the Territorial Parks Act and it participates in other key statutes such as the Nunavut Wildlife Act, and the Travel and Tourism Act. The Division is also obligated under the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement and the Umbrella Inuit Impact and Benefits Agreement for Territorial Parks (IIBA).

Under the direction of the Manager of Parks Planning, and Establishments, the Joint Planning and Management Committees Secretariat for Territorial Parks (the JPMC Secretariat) is tasked with coordinating the activities, operations, and communication for the Nunavut Joint Planning and Management Committee (NJPMC) as well as the Community Joint Planning and Management Committees (CJMPC) for Territorial Parks. The JPMC Secretariat will relay communications between the NJPMC and CJMPCs, the Department of Environment, the Regional Inuit Associations (RIAs) and the Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (NTI).

The JPMC Secretariat successful candidate has experience in, and will be responsible for, but not limited to, Assisting both NJPMC and CJPMCs in the preparation of their budget, work plans, and reports; Monitoring progress of both NJPMC and CJPMCs with park establishment, planning, management, and operations; Coordinating and organising meetings, multi-stakeholder or intergovernmental meetings, and workshops (including logistics: travel, hotel, …); Coordinating and consulting with Inuit communities; Setting up and maintaining up-to-date filing systems for all committees. The candidate must have computer skills, including Word Processing and Spreadsheet.  

Normally the educational required for this position is a diploma from an accredited post-secondary institute in either: Office Administration, management studies, or a related field of study. Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuit languages, English and French. The successful candidate must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and written in both Inuktitut and English.

Special consideration will be given to candidates with knowledge of Nunavut, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit.

  • 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
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