New job Labour Market Program Specialist in Nunavut

Labour Market Program Specialist

Company : Nunavut Government
Salary : $92,196 a year
Location : Nunavut

Full Description

Reference number:
Type of employment:
Type of Employment 2:
Restricted to residents of Iqaluit only
Union Status:
This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
Northern Allowance:
No staff housing available
Closing Date:
Friday, October 15, 2021 - 11:59pm

This employment opportunity is restricted to residents of Iqaluit only

The Career Development Division of the Department of Family Services researches, develops and implements a coordinated plan for career and labour market training programs that meets the needs of Nunavut residents. The key element of this plan is the delivery of programs that provide active labour market interventions to the public with the ultimate goal of increasing attachment to the labour market, and developing Nunavut’s labour force and particularly Inuit. Active labour market interventions currently include: employment assistance services, targeted wage subsidies, entrepreneur supports, as well as supports for individual education and training.

Reporting to the Manager, Labour Market Programs, the Labour Market Programs Specialist is accountable for developing Labour Market Intervention programs, along with the necessary policies, procedures and evaluation processes to support them. The Specialist will be accountable for monitoring and evaluating the delivery of services to residents of Nunavut. The Specialist also develops and interprets the framework for the introduction, administration, delivery and evaluation of the Government of Nunavut’s active labour market programs. As the Government expert on these assigned programs, the Specialist provides advice and assistance to delivery staff as required.

Located in Iqaluit, this position impacts all Career Development staff and program recipients via involvement in the development, implementation and delivery of the full range of programs and services as well as their evaluation. Responsibilities include: participating in setting strategic direction for programs; promoting the range of Career Development programs to increase awareness and improve public access; researching and investigating other potential suitable labour market programs; and participating in risk management activities.

The ideal candidate will have a recognized undergraduate degree in social sciences, preferably in a field such as public policy/administration, education, economics or political science, along with two [2] years of experience developing and/or delivery support programs to individuals.

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 [email protected]. 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.

Department of Human Resources (Iqaluit)

Government of Nunavut
P.O. Box 1000, Station 430 Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0
Phone: 867-975-6222
Toll Free: 1-888-668-9993
Fax: 867-975-6220
Email: [email protected]

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