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Facility Manager

Rankin Inlet
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Type of employment: 
$98,342.00 per annum, 40 hour/week
Northern Allowance: 
Closing Date: 
Friday, December 4, 2020 - 12:00am

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 Facility Manager the Facility Manager is responsible for supporting the delivery of the Facility Management Program within the specified region while servicing the Government of Nunavut (GN) inventory of owned and leased facilities in a safe, efficient, and economical manner. The position manages the delegated human, financial, material and contracted resources, guidelines and policies as we as the Collective Agreement within the defined scope of the Facility Management Program.

The Facility Manager is responsible for program delivery of assigned communities in the Baffin, Kivalliq and Kitikmeot Region in a political, social, and cross-cultural setting. The position oversees a multi-disciplinary group consisting of a team of technical experts, supports the Regional Facility Manager (RFM) with respect to the management of a $5 million to $10 million annual building maintenance budget to operate, maintain and protect portfolio of assets with a value $250 million to $500 million; Advises in the development and revisions of policies, standards, systems and procedures with respect of facility management, planning and managing all GN buildings, works and equipment; Supports RFM in the development and administration of budgets to ensure adequate funds are available to keep Government property in a good state of repair; Human Resource functions for staff under direct supervision. On-Call and Stand-by Work is a mandatory function of the position.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job would be attained through a diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution in building related technology or related field with a certification as a Facilities Manager; A minimum of 4 years related work experience as part of a project team involved in building or works design, facilities management, building operations and maintenance, of which should include 2 years’ experience supervising trades and technical staff; Experience with variety of building types, sizes or municipal works; Class 5 Driver’s license;

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.

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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