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Human Resources Coordinator

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Type of employment: 
Union Status: 
This position is not included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$81,861.00 per annum, 37.5 hour per week
Northern Allowance: 
$15,016 per annum
No staff housing available
Closing Date: 
01 March 2019


This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Manager, Human Resources the Coordinator will assist the Manager on all Human Resources activities within the Department of Finance. This position provides ongoing advice and support to all departmental staff and central agencies in administrating staff recruitment, staff training and development, employee relations and disciplinary matters. The incumbent will also provide technical guidance and policy advice to all divisions in the department in the areas of human resources development and staff training.

Some of the responsibilities and expectations of this position is provide correct interpretations and application of HR legislation, collective agreements, policy, processes, and the interpretation of statistical and Inuit Employment Plan reports. You will consult with employees on leave and attendance issues, and enter HR data into various HR systems, databases and spreadsheets. The nature of work, high volumes, short deadlines and sensitive issues all require excellent accuracy and strong client service skills. Creating and maintaining a wide range of confidential and secure HR files in accordance with the records management policy will be expected as well as researching areas of concern and extracting information from the Human Resources Manual, Public Service Act, NEU Collective Agreement and other resources.

The successful candidate of this position will have a diploma from a recognized college in human resources management, labour or industrial relations, or a related field. In addition a minimum of two (2) years’ of relevant HR experience is required.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English and French. Fluency in one or more of these languages 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 (Iqaluit)

Government of Nunavut
PO Box 1000, Station 430, Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0
Phone: (867) 975-6222
Toll Free: 1-888-668-9993
Fax: (867) 975-6220