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Manager, Environmental Assessment and Regulations

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This employment opportunity is restricted to residents of Iqaluit only. One year Term
$113,764 to $129,128 per year, 37.5 hours/week
Northern Allowance: 
$16,008 per year
Closing Date: 
Friday, September 30, 2022 - 11:59pm

This employment opportunity is restricted to residents of Iqaluit only.

Reporting to the Director, Minerals and Petroleum Resources, the Manager, Environmental Assessment and Regulations (Manager) is responsible for the coordination and input the Department has on environmental assessment, regulation, and land use processes. The Manager is the main point of contact within the Department for land and resource issues related to the Nunavut Agreement. The Manager supervises a team of four including the Regional Socioeconomic Monitoring Coordinator, Project Manager, Impact Assessment (socioeconomic), the Project Manager Industry Agreements, and any other additional employees as required.

Under minimal supervision, the Manager coordinate Departmental responsibilities related to any major development project or land and resource initiative. The Manager works collaboratively with the Policy division to manage and coordinate departmental responsibilities related to any major development projects or land and resource initiatives. This is a critical position for ensuring the division and Government are aware and responsive to the regulatory structures created under the Nunavut Agreement along with other Territorial and Federal regulatory agencies. The incumbent will be the operational point of liaison between the Department of Economic Development & Transportation and the structures that regulate mineral and petroleum development.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a recognized Degree in Science, Geography, Environmental Engineering, or Resource Management along with four (4) years related work experience and two (2) management experience.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktut, English and French. Applicants may submit their resume in any of the official languages of Nunavut. Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official languages would be considered an asset. Knowledge of Inuit communities, culture, land, Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit, Inuktut and experience working in a northern cross-cultural environment are also considered assets.

Acceptable combinations of education and experience may be considered for this position. We encourage you to apply if you have equivalent years of education and/or experience equal to the education and experience requirements listed above.

As this is a term position for one-year, current indeterminate Government of Nunavut employees may be offered a competitive transfer assignment for the duration of the term if they are deemed to be the successful candidate, however this is subject to managerial approval.

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancy.

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 representative workforce, therefore priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit who self-identify as being enrolled under the Nunavut Agreement in accordance with the Priority Hiring Policy.
  • Government of Nunavut employees serving a probationary period must obtain and provide written authorization from the deputy head of their employing department. The authorization from the deputy head must accompany your application for your application to be considered. 
  • Possession of a criminal record may not disqualify candidates from being considered. An assessment of the criminal record will be measured against the scope and duties of the position. This is only a requirement for positions that require a satisfactory criminal record or vulnerable sector check. 
  • Applicants may submit their resume in any of the Official Languages of Nunavut.
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • The onus is on candidates in receipt of foreign post-secondary education credentials to have their foreign credentials assessed through a recognized Canadian education institution.  Failure to do so may result in the rejection of their application. 
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