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This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$26.91 per hour for 37.5 hour/week
Northern Allowance: 
$11.58 per hour
No staff housing available
Closing Date: 
31 August 2018

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 Supervisor, health Programs, the Housekeeper provides general housekeeping, laundry, and linen services to ensure the cleanliness and tidiness of the facility to improve appearance and reduce the risk of infection and disease.

The Housekeeper is responsible for the day-to-day housekeeping and laundry for the facility. The Housekeeper has a direct impact on the public’s eye on cleanliness, appearance and overall health of the facility. This position requires shift work, including weekends and statutory holidays as the facility operates on a 24/7 basis year round.

The knowledge, skills and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through completion of Grade 8 along with at least 1 year of housekeeping and/or laundry experience in a commercial or institutional setting. Fluency in Inuktitut and English, both written and verbal is required along with a Valid Driver’s License.

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

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

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.

Department of Finance (Igloolik)

Government of Nunavut

PO Box 239, Igloolik, Nunavut X0A 0L0

Phone: (867) 934-2025

Toll free: 1-800-682-9033

Fax: (867) 934-2027