New Job Junior Wellness Program Officer In Nunavut

Junior Wellness Program Officer
Junior Wellness Program Officer

Junior Wellness Program Officer

Company : Nunavut Government
Salary : $74,018–$83,985 a year
Location : Nunavut

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Reference number:
Union Status:
This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$74,018 - $83,985 per year, 37.5 hour/week
Northern Allowance:
$16,008 per year
No staff housing available
Closing Date:
Friday, August 18, 2023 - 11:59pm

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

Reporting to the Manager, Community Wellness Programs, the main role of the Junior Wellness Programs Officer (JWPO) is to contribute to the success of the community-based health programs and other special projects as required by supporting in the planning, development and delivery of projects undertaken by the section. The JWPO also supports the effective operation of the Programs by providing logistical and program support to the Manager and other members within the Community Wellness Programs.

The Junior Wellness Program Officer acts independently in completing tasks and will collaborate with territorial, regional, and community program personnel to ensure consistency and compliance with approved and established approaches to program applications and reporting requirements. The JWPO will assist the development, implementation, delivery and monitoring or projects undertaken by the section by maintaining security and confidentiality of information and maintaining the financial tracking systems, i.e., for contribution agreements, carry-forward or enhancement funding and amendments. The position will also deal directly with regional and community staff members such as the Regional Wellness Program Coordinators (RWPC) to facilitate the contacting process and prepare community budget templates and assisting the RWPCs and Community Wellness Coordinators with budgets.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a recognized High School Diploma along with two (2) years of program administrative experience preferably in an office setting.

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]