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New Job Manager, Technical Services In Nunavut

Manager, Technical Services
Manager, Technical Services

Manager, Technical Services

Company : Nunavut Government
Salary : $113,764–$129,128 a year
Location : Nunavut

Full Description

Reference number:
Type of employment:
Type of Employment 2:
Six (6) year term
Union Status:
This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$113,764 to $129,128 per year, 37.5 hours/week
Northern Allowance:
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date:
Friday, September 30, 2022 - 11:59am

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

The Government of Nunavut was selected as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People and recent graduates in 2021. With one of the fastest growing and youngest populations in Canada, Nunavut is a dynamic, vibrant territory, committed to becoming an even better place for future generations. As a government, we are strengthening our unique model of governance - one that integrates Inuit societal values, promotes use of the Inuktut language, achieves a representative public service, and collaborates with partners to achieve the promise of Nunavut. Successful applicants will enjoy a competitive salary, medical and dental benefits, a defined benefit pension plan, relocation privileges and opportunities for training and career advancement.

Reporting to the Director Infrastructure, the Manager, Technical Services’ (Manager) main responsibility is to ensure new construction is delivered on-time and effectively meet program requirements, as well as provide timely response to questions, concerns, and needs of district project staff to help them better define and deliver projects. The research, development distribution, updating, and advice on the use of codes, design standards and guidelines, various evaluations of buildings and facilities, training people to operate, maintain, and evaluates facilities and reviews consultants proposed designs, and plans to ensure consistent approach to the program and life cycle design of facilities are additional parts of that support function. This position manages delivery technical support for Nunavut Housing Corporation’s (NHC) new construction, redevelopment initiatives, maintenance, and other technical issues to district staff, communities, boards and agencies.

The Manager is responsible for making decisions on technical matters addressing suitability of materials, methods, or design and standards, and recommendations on priority of projects and allocation of resources related to evaluation or reviews. This position is the primary contact for development of NHC new construction technical documentation. The Manager directs and participates in the design development of public sector, residential buildings, and works on the establishment, declaration, ongoing review, research and periodic updating of technical standards and performance criteria. This position also responds to requests from regional district staff and other client agencies for assistance with technical problems. The Manager plans and participates in actions to inform and educate, others (consultants, community groups, and agencies internal customer) about experience and knowledge gained and advice available on technical matters regarding their existing or planned facilities. This position also manages and directs a team of two employees.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a recognized

University Degree in Architecture, Engineering or related field, with a minimum of four (4) years’ experience in residential design, construction or maintenance or related field and two (2) years’ experience in a supervisory role leading a project team.

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 Inuktitut or 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.

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]