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Sport and Recreation Development Officer

Community and Government Services
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This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
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Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
12 October 2018

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

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Manager, Sport and Recreation Programs, the Sport and Recreation Development Officer provides technical advice and program support to sport and recreation stakeholders including other Government of Nunavut (GN) departments, communities, organizations and individuals in the planning and implementation of sport and recreation programs and services. This position supports the on-going development of sport, physical activity and recreation programs for Nunavummiut; this is accompanied by developing and maintaining partnerships among sport and recreation stakeholders. The Sports and Recreation Development Officer works with organizations, communities and individuals to develop and build a sustainable sport and recreation system in Nunavut. This position supports clients and partners in the planning, implementation and evaluation of sport and recreation programs and services. This position is also responsible for monitoring and evaluating programs and initiatives supported through the Departments-Sport and Recreation Grant and Contributions Program. The incumbent supports organizations and communities in accessing support from the department and ensures financial accountability and program reporting requirements are met.

The successful candidate should have completed a university degree in a related field such as Kinesiology, Recreation with a minimum of two (2) years of related experience. Experience in developing resources, reports, plans and recommendations. Experience managing difficult conversations and addressing conflict.

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. 

Department of Finance (Iqaluit)

Government of Nunavut
PO Box 1000, Station 430, Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0
Phone: (867) 975-6222
Toll Free: 1-888-668-9993
Fax: (867) 975-6220