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New Job Carpenter In Nunavut



Company : Nunavut Government
Salary : $88,727–$100,723 a year
Location : Nunavut

Full Description

Reference number:
Type of employment:
Type of Employment 2:
This employment opportunity is restricted to residents of Iqaluit only.
Union Status:
This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$88,727 to $100,723 per year, 40 hour/week
Northern Allowance:
$15,016 per year
No staff housing available
Closing Date:
Friday, August 19, 2022 - 11:59pm

This employment opportunity is restricted to residents of Iqaluit only.

Reporting to the Facility Management Officer/Chief Operating Engineer, the Carpenter completes carpentry work in accordance with work orders, plans and specifications to ensure Government of Nunavut (GN) buildings and works are well maintained and completes repairs/replacements of exterior and interior fixtures and lock systems.

The Carpenter provides day-to-day checks, legislative and code required monitoring, testing, servicing and inspection of GN facilities. Through the provision of repair services, the Carpenter fixes or replaces broken, worn or faulty components as required to address issues that are identified through the course of regular preventative maintenance inspections.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a recognized Certification as a Journeymen Carpenter plus five (5) years of related experience. Experience with a variety of building types and sizes or municipal works is required. A Class 5 driver’s license or equivalent is required. Knowledge of Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) is considered an asset. Experience working in a cross-cultural environment is considered an asset.

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

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktut, English and French. Applicants may submit their resume in any of the official languages of Nunavut. The ability to speak Inuktitut/ Inuinnaqtun would be considered an asset. Knowledge of Inuit communities, culture, land, Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit, Inuktut and experience working in a northern cross-cultural environment are also considered assets.

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 representative workforce, therefore priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit who self-identify as being enrolled under the Nunavut Agreement in accordance with the Priority Hiring Policy.
  • Government of Nunavut employees serving a probationary period must obtain and provide written authorization from the deputy head of their employing department. The authorization from the deputy head must accompany your application for your application to be considered.
  • Possession of a criminal record may not disqualify candidates from being considered. An assessment of the criminal record will be measured against the scope and duties of the position. This is only a requirement for positions that require a satisfactory criminal record or vulnerable sector check.
  • Applicants may submit their resume in any of the Official Languages of Nunavut.
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • The onus is on candidates in receipt of foreign post-secondary education credentials to have their foreign credentials assessed through a recognized Canadian education institution. Failure to do so may result in the rejection of their application.

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]