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Compensation & Benefits Officer

Rankin Inlet
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Closing Date: 
Friday, August 21, 2020

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Senior Compensation & Benefits Officer, the Compensation and Benefits Officer provides a wide range of compensation and benefit advisory and processing services to the employees and managers of the Government of Nunavut.

The Compensation and Benefits Officer provides information and expert procedural direction on compensation and benefit entitlements during orientation sessions, on initial hire, during day-to-day transactions and on termination. The position processes a wide variety of complex compensation transitions (promotion/increase/payment recovery/terminations/adjustments) and ensures data integrity for GN’s Human Resources Information System Personality, Carrier’s Benefit HRIS system (GroupNet) and Federal pension information system (DCT).

The position ensures GN compliance with federal and territorial legislation and regulations, collective agreements, and Nunavut Public Service Act and regulations, the Human Resource Manual and Excluded and Senior Manager Handbooks. The overall result of this position is that employees receive their appropriate compensation in a timely manner and can access their benefit entitlements in a prompt, courteous and consistent manner.

The ideal candidate will have completed Grade 12 or equivalent, 2 years of experience working with a complex, comprehensive, human resource information system, and/or computerized payroll systems. Completion of or enrollment in Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) or Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) certification (or equivalencies) would be considered an asset.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, English and French.

Ability to speak more than one of Nunavut’s official languages is an asset.

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 Qaujimajatugangit is an asset.

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.

If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.

  • 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 Inuit.
  • 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.
  • Eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website.
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


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