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Manager Technical and Environmental Services

Community and Government Services
Rankin Inlet
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This position is not included in the Nunavut Employees Union
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Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
22 February 2019

This is a Position of Trust and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check is required.

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

The Petroleum Products Division (PPD) supplies petroleum products to all 25 communities of  Nunavut. In the absence of hydro development and alternate fuel sources, Nunavut is totally dependent on the supply of fuel from PPD for its energy needs. The position of Manager, Technical & Environmental Services, is accountable to the Director of PPD for the development, implementation and management of operational policies and procedures for delivery of petroleum products to homes, businesses, government institutions, aircraft and the general public within the communities of Nunavut.

Reporting to the Director, Petroleum Products Division, the Manager Technical and Environmental Services leads 1 environmental specialist and develops the environmental response plans of each community and all procedures related to the clean-up of spills stemming from Petroleum Products Division (PPD) operations. The manager is responsible for developing PPD’s capital plan and ensuring that bulk fuel facilities are upgraded to accommodate sales growth and code requirements. As part of this process, the manager must provide technical advice on PPD’s engineering standards and ensure that PPD’s unique operating requirements are reflected in those standards.

The Manager Technical and Environmental Services, together with the Environmental Services Specialist, is responsible for the development of a plan of action to allow Government of Nunavut (GN) departments and agencies to meet the requirements outlined in the proposed Federal Petroleum Products Storage Tanks Systems Regulations within the context of an overall environmental protection plan; accountable for refining PPD capital standards and criteria which will guide the planning process; co-coordinating the development of a PPD capital plan and the effective management of the Technical and Environmental Services.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position would be attained through a Degree in Environmental Sciences, Environmental Engineering or related discipline from a recognized post-secondary institution with five (5) years of related experience and two (2) years progressive management experience.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, English and French.

Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset.

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

Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.


Department of Finance (Rankin Inlet)

Government of Nunavut
PO Box 460, Rankin Inlet, Nunavut X0C 0G0
Phone: (867) 645-8065
Toll free: 1-800-933-3072
Fax: (867) 645-8097