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New Job Administrative Assistant In Nunavut

Administrative Assistant
Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant

Company : Nunavut Government
Salary : $66,390–$75,358 a year
Location : Nunavut

Full Description

Reference number:
Type of employment:
Type of Employment 2:
This employment opportunity is restricted to Nunavut Inuit residing in Iqaluit only.
Union Status:
This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$66,390 to $75,358 per annum, 37.5 hour/week
Northern Allowance:
$15,016 per annum
No staff housing available
Closing Date:
Friday, August 19, 2022 - 11:59pm

This employment opportunity is restricted to Nunavut Inuit residing in Iqaluit only.

Reporting to the Chief Information Officer and attached to the Health Information Unit, the Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing efficient and consistent delivery of administrative support within the department. The position ensures the effective operation of clerical duties, coordination of invoices, and that other office work and or processes are prioritized and referred to the proper authority.

The Administrative Assistant is critical to the effective operations of the office and ensures that staff are well supported. The position carries out administrative functions in a timely manner and ensures that support and coordination is provided to fulfill the operational requirements of the office. The position coordinates and schedules meetings and ensuring all necessary staff are available to attend, meeting commitments are fulfilled, and minutes and documents are professionally prepared. The Assistant also deals with incoming inquiries from employees and the public and directs them to the proper individual as well as maintaining and managing office inventories of supplies, furniture and equipment when required.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a high school diploma along with a minimum of one (1) year of experience working in an office environment. 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. Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official languages 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.

Acceptable combinations of education and experience may be considered for this position. We encourage you to apply if you have equivalent years of education and/or experience equal to the education and experience requirements listed above.

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]