This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.
The Department of Economic Development and Transportation is responsible for the promotion of economic development opportunities in Nunavut. These opportunities exist in a variety of economic sectors, including mining, tourism, and cultural industries. Within the department, the Minerals and Petroleum Resources Division is responsible for leading the GN’s interactions with the mineral development industry. These responsibilities include ongoing socio-economic monitoring associated with existing mining projects, and chairing the Regional Socio-Economic Monitoring Committees.
Reporting to the Manager, Environmental Assessment and Regulation, the Regional Socio-Economic Monitoring Coordinator takes the lead on socio-economic monitoring in an effort to ensure adequate follow up and monitoring for major projects. This position is crucial in ensuring that the division and the GN adequately respond to socio-economic monitoring obligations as agreed during major project development reviews which are carried out by the Nunavut Impact Review Board (NIRB). The Regional Socio-Economic Monitoring Coordinator, in collaboaration with other departments, governments, and communities, provides technical expertise on data collection, dissemination, and reporting on socio-economic monitoring obligations in accordance with Article 12.7 of the Nunavut Agreement. The incumbent will coordinate with several GN departments to collect relevant socio-economic information to fulfil government monitoring obligations.
The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a recognized college diploma in Environmental Studies, Economics, Statistics, Business Adminstration, Resource Management, Environmental Development, Economic Development, Social Studies, and Community Planning or in a related field. Two (2) years related experience in socio-economic impact assessment, monitoring, and/or research is also required.
The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English, and French. Fluency in Inuktitut 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.