New Job Caretaker In Nunavut



Company : Nunavut Government
Salary : $50,837 a year
Location : Nunavut

Full Description

Reference number:
Type of employment:
Type of Employment 2:
This employment opportunity is restricted to Nunavut Inuit who reside in Naujaat only.
Union Status:
This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$50,837.00 per annum, 37.5 hour/week
Northern Allowance:
$ 21,894.00 per annum
No staff housing available
Closing Date:
Friday, July 15, 2022 - 11:59pm

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 restricted to Nunavut Inuit who reside in Naujaat only.

Reporting to the Regional Public Health Supervisor, the Caretaker ensures the health Center runs smoothly. The successful candidate will provide building, equipment, and vehicle maintenance as well as perform regular janitorial duties. Interpreting for unilingual clients is also an occasional job requirement.

The Caretaker is responsible for all aspects in making sure that the health Center is a sanitary and secure location. In addition to janitorial duties, the successful candidate must notify the manager, support services when items are damaged/missing or when stocks are low. Another aspect of this job is to monitor the fire and safety protocols and ensure there is a working relationship with the fire chief to formulate a plan for mutual assistance in disaster situations.

The successful candidate must be mature, responsible, dependable, and able to work independently. Maintaining a high level of confidentiality is also an important element of the job. He/she must also be able to perform heavy lifting and understand that he/she may be required to assist in emergency situations (i.e., preparation of the dead).

Requirements for this job are:

  • Minimum Grade 8
  • Possession of Class 5 license


  • Basic computer skills
  • Mechanical/carpentry experience
  • WHMIS and TDG Certificates

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

Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

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.
  • 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 (Rankin Inlet)

Government of Nunavut
P.O. Box 899
Rankin Inlet, Nunavut X0C 0G0
Phone: 867-645-8065
Toll free: 1-800-933-3072
Fax: 867-645-8097
Email: [email protected]