New Job Community Oral Health Coordinator In Nunavut

Community Oral Health Coordinator
Community Oral Health Coordinator

Community Oral Health Coordinator

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $69,526–$78,899 a year
Location : Nunavut

Full Description

Clyde River
Reference number:
10 - 506883
Type of employment:
Type of Employment 2:
This employment opportunity is restricted to Nunavut Inuit who reside in Kinngait, Clyde River and Sanikiluaq only.
Union Status:
This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$69,526 to $78,899 per year, 37.5 hours/week
Northern Allowance:
$20,980 - Kinngait per year / $22,978 - Clyde River per year / $23,673 – Sanikiluaq per year
No staff housing available
Closing Date:
Friday, February 17, 2023 - 11:59pm

This employment opportunity is restricted to Nunavut Inuit who reside in Kinngait, Clyde River and Sanikiluaq only.

Under the direction of Regional Community Oral Health Coordinator – Baffin North (Clyde River) Baffin South (Kinngait and Sanikiluaq) and Supervisor Health Programs (SHPs), the Community Oral Health Coordinator (COHC) is responsible for oral health promotion, dental education and providing primary preventive care for children 0-12 years of age. The position will engage with partners, such as schools, daycares, and community programs to ensure access to dental care for children of this age group. The COHC will coordinate activities needed in order for oral health care professionals (such as dentists, dental therapists and dental hygienists) to complete their work in the community.

The COHC will promote oral health for children between the ages of 0-12 years by delivering public service announcements and placing oral health information items in the community.

The COHC will act as a link between visiting dental professionals and the community and will provide administrative support for visiting dental teams. In addition, the COHC will provide oral health education, oral health prevention care, and be responsible for office organization.

Training will be provided for the successful applicant. Travel to other communities to assist dental teams may be required.

A knowledge of office administration procedures, computer skills (including word processing, spreadsheets and databases), as well as effective verbal and written communication skills is required.

Experience in teaching both children and adults is a strong asset.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are typically obtained through a High School Diploma; one (1) year experience in providing dental services or office administration or a related field and an ability to communicate in Inuktitut and English is required. 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 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 (Igloolik)

Government of Nunavut
P.O. Box 239
Igloolik, Nunavut X0A 0L0
Phone: 867-934-2025
Toll free: 1-800-682-9033
Fax: 867-934-2027
Email: [email protected]