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Employee Relations Analyst Intern

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Three (3) year term
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Closing Date: 
Friday, September 25, 2020 - 12:00am

This employment opportunity is open to Nunavut Inuit only.

Reporting to the Manager of Employee Relations, and under the guidance of an Employee Relations Consultant or the Return to Work Coordinator, the Analyst Intern assists in the development and maintenance of a productive and harmonious working environment in the Government of Nunavut departments, boards and agencies. You will learn the services provided through the Employee Relations Division in accordance with legal obligations, Collective Agreements, and Inuit values.

As the Intern you will learn all aspects of the Employee Relations Analyst position including the following key areas: provision of expert advice concerning work place issues and dispute resolution; overseeing and coordinating disciplinary actions; grievances; interpreting the collective agreement; research and analysis; arbitration and hearings; providing training and support to management; and handling special projects and inter-divisional coordination. Discretion and the ability to maintain confidentiality are essential for this role.

The ideal candidate for this position should have a High School Diploma plus one (1) year of experience in Human Resources.  Assets include an in-depth knowledge of user departments, boards and agencies in Nunavut and a good understanding of compensation policies and practices. Having training in conflict or dispute resolution is also an asset.

Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English and French. Fluency in Inuktitut is an asset. Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

Current Indeterminate Nunavut Inuit Government of Nunavut employees that apply and are successful on this term position may be offered an internal transfer assignment for the duration of the term, subject to managerial approval.

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.
  • Applicants may submit their resume in the Official Language of their choice.
  • 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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