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Petroleum Products Officer

Cambridge Bay
Reference number: 
Type of employment: 
$ 81,861
Northern Allowance: 
$ 19,716
Closing Date: 
Friday, July 17, 2020

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Head of the Kitikmeot Regional Operations the Petroleum Products Officer is part of a team which manages critical service for all the people of the Region as if the Region’s fuel supply were to fail, it would be impossible to sustain life in Nunavut in modern conditions. The Petroleum Products Officer is one of two officers who assist the Head of Kitikmeot Regional Operations in the management of an inventory of fuel for 5 communities ensuring that fuel, in strict conformity with Government of Nunavut departments and agencies (GN) regulations and standards, is available to satisfy the needs of all users as well as ensuring that PPD’s tank farms related to infrastructure, and fuel delivery vehicles are kept up to regulatory codes and standards. The effort for this officer will help ensure businesses, GN and private users are able to enjoy a reasonable standard of living in a Territory where there are no options for alternate fuel purchases.

The Petroleum Products Officer is accountable under the direct of the Head of Kitikmeot Regional Operations for overseeing the annual resupply program for the selected communities in the region; supervises the quality control program and supervises retail sales/inventory reconciliation activities; ensures that rejected sales are posted and verifies the book value of the community inventories, administer the petroleum products delivery contracts for each community and monitors the fuel delivery contractor to ensure that the contractor; and in conjunction with the Environmental Services Specialist the Petroleum Products Officer monitors oil spills, supervises emergency measures procedures and ensures environmental regulations are met.

An in-depth knowledge of inventory control; oil spill containment procedures; knowledge of northern resupply processes; the ability to use computer software such as a Microsoft word, excel spreadsheets and outlook email; organizational skills required and the ability to work in a cross-cultural environment.

Typically the combination of knowledge, skills and abilities would normally be acquired through grade 12 Diploma, and Three (3) year’s related experience. The Incumbent should have Class 5 Driver’s license.

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.

Fluency in Inuktitut/Inuinnaqtun is an asset

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


Expiry Options: 
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