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Tuberculosis Program Officer

Groups: 
Health
Community: 
Iqaluit
Reference number: 
10-505184
Type of employment: 
Term
Union Status: 
This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
Salary: 
$67,919.00
Northern Allowance: 
$ 15,016.00
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
04 January 2019

Term March 31st, 2021.

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 TB Programs, the TB Program Officer contributes to the Department of Health’s mandate to provide leadership and expertise to population health and health protection programs and to advocate for the preservation and improvement of the health of Nunavummiut.

As a program support officer, this position contributes to the Department of Health’s priority to reduce the incidence of TB by implementing a multi-year Plan that will result in Nunavut being free of TB. The incumbent also contributes to the territorial TB Program by improving the reach and effectiveness of the program through connections to the general public, community services and persons with TB and their families.

The ideal candidate would have in-depth knowledge of contract tracking, creation and management as well as basic knowledge of the health care delivery system in Nunavut. The incumbent must also have Knowledge of Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit and ways to reflect this into health care context. Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as excellent computer skills with Microsoft Word, Excel/Spreadsheets, email distribution and PowerPoint are essential for the positon.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a recognized Certificate in adult learning/education, public administration, business administration, social sciences, a health care field, social work, library studies or indigenous studies, along with two years of related experience.

Current Indeterminate Government of Nunavut employees that apply and are successful on this term position may be offered an internal transfer assignment for the duration of the term pending Manager approval.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English and French. Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official languages would be considered an asset. Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit would also be considered 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.

 

Contact: 
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
Email: gnhr@gov.nu.ca
www.gov.nu.ca/finance