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Manager Public Health

Rankin Inlet
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Type of employment: 
$107,718 - $122,265 per annum, 37.5 hours/week
Northern Allowance: 
$18,517 per year

This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.

The Government of Nunavut is offering a $10,000 recruitment bonus to Nurses who are appointed into targeted Indeterminate positions by March 31, 2022.

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

The Manager Public Health provides leadership, direction and support to the public health team and engages with inter/intradepartmental stakeholders and community members to advance population health program priorities.

The Manager supervises services that are provided by a multidisciplinary team of health professionals working closely with all community services. Public health and health promotion services include surveillance of the health status and problems of individuals and groups, analysis of identified health problems, and development of programs to promote health and prevent health problems, including education programs, community development programs, health public policy, disease and injury prevention programs, and community-based treatment programs.

The Manager ensures the efficient and effective coordination and support of mandated public health programs and compliance with territorial standards for communicable disease control, immunization, and maternal/childcare.  Through health promotion programs the position contributes significantly to the development and maintenance of health infants, children, mothers, adults, and the population within the community and region.

The knowledge, skills and abilities are typically acquired through:

  • An undergraduate degree in nursing with eligibility for registration with RNANT/NU
  • Current BCLS and annual recertification is a requirement
  • Obtain and maintain the Nunavut immunization certification (must obtain within 1 month of hire)
  • Five years’ experience public health nursing
  • Three years supervisory experience in a healthcare environment.

A master’s degree in nursing, health administration or quality improvement is an asset.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut (Inuinnaqtun), English and French. Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official languages is an asset.

Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered.

An Eligibility List may be created for all 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.
  • Applicants may submit their resume in the Official Language of their choice.
  • 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.
Expiry Options: 
Open until filled