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Regional Coordinator, Parks Planning & Operations Intern

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Type of employment: 
Type of Employment 2: 
Term to September 9, 2023
$ 81,449.00 per annum, 37.5 hour/week, which represents 85%
Northern Allowance: 
$ 22,042.00
Closing Date: 
Friday, March 5, 2021 - 12:00am

As per HRM Directive 518, this employment opportunity is restricted to Nunavut Inuit only.

Reporting to the Manager, Parks Facilities & Operations, the Regional Coordinator, Parks Planning & Operations intern coordinates the planning and opeartions of the region’s Parks & Special Places and visitor services. In recognition that parks and special places are public facilties, services and assets, this position applies resource management policies and practices in the Region; coordinates regional capital and operational budget planning and manages their implementation; plans and develops and manages visitor facilties and services; manages projects; and undertakes or otherwise coordinates the planning, management, development and operations of the Region’s parks and special places.

In actively engaging the community in conservation and heritage appreciation, this position assist in Nunavut Parks & Special Places stewardship, promotion and marketing activities; liaises with government agencies, Community and Nunavut Joint Planning & Management Committee, public interest groups and organizations; and provides technical and community liaison assistance for park establishment and development to other administrative regions in the Division.

By providing professional, cultural and technical support to community joint planning and management committees, division and department/government initiatives, this position can have a significant impact on the Department’s public image and the level of public support for Parks & Special Places initiatives.

Upon completion of the internship the intern will be able to perform the full scope of the responsibilities described in the present job description, through training received from the current Regional Coordinator, Parks Planning & Operations, under the supervision of the Manager, Parks Facitlies & Operations, in support of the Nunavut Parks & Special Places Visitor Services Program.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are normally acquired through a Environmental Technology Diploma Program. Project management and profiency in using the Government of Nunavut suite of sofrware products are required for this position. The incumbent should be able to develop and express ideas, concepts, judgements and recommendations for various audiences in a clear and concise format either verbally, in written form or graphically; and anticipate, identify, clarify and assess issues and situations quickly and develop and implement appropriate and timely courses of action.

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

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

An eligibility list may be created to fill 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.
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