This is a Position of Trust and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check is required.
This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.
Reporting to the Territorial Maintenance Manager, the Iqaluit Facilities Manager is responsible for the delivery of the Facility Management Program within the specified region, servicing Government of Nunavut (GN) departments and agencies inventory of owned and leased facilities in a safe, efficient and economical manner. This position manages the delegated human, financial and contracted resources in accordance with the Nunavut Agreement, statues, regulations, guidelines, policies and collective agreement within the defined scope of the Facility Management Program.
The Iqaluit Facilities Manager impacts the efficiency of the GN by ensuring the integrity of the facilities and built environment that directly supports the services provided by other departments as well as all Nunavummiut within the designated area. Failure to identify facility issues and take preventative measures can result in a safety hazard, reduced occupant comfort, costly repairs and the interruption of service to other government departments and the public.
The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a recognized Degree in a related field, along with one year of related work experience with experience in a supervisory or managerial position. Experience with a variety of building types and sizes or municipal works is required. You must have a Class 5 Driver’s License. Three (3) years' experience related in cold climate construction, three (3) years working in a cross-cultural environment will be considered assets.
The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English and French. Fluency in Inuktitut/Inuinnaqtun 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.