New Job Travel Specialist In Nunavut
Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $71,731–$81,411 a year
Location : Nunavut
This employment opportunity is restricted to all Nunavut Inuit.
Reporting to the Travel Program Supervisor, the Travel Specialist (Specialist) is responsible for planning, coordinating, managing and accounting of timely and cost-effective travel for Medical Travel and Duty travel for Department of Health staff, by arranging travel, accurate and high-quality travel, accommodation and meals to a location where appropriate treatment can be provided. The Specialist is expected to be cross trained to perform either medical travel related duties or duty travel and cover for these functions during periods of peak activity and absences of other travel specialist. These will include being familiar with the Medical Travel and Duty Travel Policy as well as arranging timely, accurate and high-quality services for employees, contractors, patients and escorts.
The Travel Specialist works closely with health professionals, airlines, and administrative staff, the position makes decisions regarding timely movement of medical clients, employees, contractors, recommending use of appropriate aircraft and accommodations. The Specialist works closely with their supervisor, to ensure that all travel is arranged in an efficient and cost-effective manner so that delivery is within budget limitations and complies with Government of Nunavut policies and procedures. The incumbent is also responsible for organizing, recording, arranging and coordinating transportation services. This position may be required to work staggered shifts or perform overtime to attend to urgent or emergency travel requests.
The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a high school diploma, along with one (1) year related experience. This is a Position of Trust and a satisfactory Criminal Record 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 Inuktitut or Inuinnaqtun is required for the position. 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.