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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 Regional Public Health Supervisor, the Caretaker ensures the Health Center runs smoothly. The successful candidate will provide building, equipment, and vehicle maintenance as well as perform regular janitorial duties. Interpreting for unilingual clients is also an occasional job requirement.
The Caretaker is responsible for all aspects in making sure that the Health Center is a sanitary and secure location. In addition to janitorial duties, the successful candidate must notify the manager, support services when items are damaged/missing or when stocks are low. Another aspect of this job is to monitor the fire and safety protocols and ensure there is a working relationship with the fire chief to formulate a plan for mutual assistance in disaster situations.
The successful candidate must be mature, responsible, dependable, and able to work independently. Maintaining a high level of confidentiality is also an important element of the job. He/she must also be able to perform heavy lifting and understand that he/she may be required to assist in emergency situations (i.e. preparation of the dead).
Requirements for this job are:
Possession of Class 5 license
Basic computer skills
WHMIS and TDG Certificates
The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, English and French.
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.