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Water Management Coordinator

Reference number: IAN22J-015515-000271
Selection process number: 22-IAN-NUN-EA-434683
Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada - Resource Management
Iqaluit (Nunavut)
$77,098 to $93,799 (In addition, there are allowances ranging from $22,000 to $36,000.)

For further information on the organization, please visit Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada

How to apply?

Closing date: 6 October 2022 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada, and Canadian citizens and Permanent residents abroad.

Update: The posting period has been extended until October 6, 2022.
If you have already applied, you can modify your application until October 6, 2022.

Important messages

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Assessment accommodation

You hesitate to move to Iqaluit? Well, you are entitled to relocation assistance. Furthermore, federal government housing is available. See the Relocation Directive and the Isolated Posts and Government Housing Directive for more information:

• http://www.njc-cnm.gc.ca/directive/d6/v11/en
• http://www.njc-cnm.gc.ca/directive/d4/v237/en

Salary, Allowances, and Benefits:

In addition to salary, you are entitled to an isolated posts allowance. This can range from $22,000 to $36,000 per year, depending on the number of dependants, geographic location and whether the accommodation is provided by the Crown. You are also entitled to vacation travel allowance of approximately $1,500 twice a year for you and each eligible dependant.

As a federal government employee, you will also receive a comprehensive benefit package including an employee pension plan and health, dental and group insurance.

Work environment

Do you want to contribute to a team that makes a difference in the lives of Indigenous peoples and northern residents through the improvement of social well-being and economic prosperity and the development of healthier, more sustainable communities? If so, Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada (CIRNAC) wants YOU to be a part of our team!

Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada (CIRNAC) has a diverse mandate in Nunavut and hires people from different fields like business administration, communications, geology, finance, policy, information technology, environmental technology and resource management.

For more information on what the Government of Canada has to offer as an employer, read the Top 10 Reasons to Join Canada’s Public Service!

Intent of the process

This process will be used to fill one (1) indeterminate vacancy in Iqaluit, NU. A pool of qualified candidates may be established through this process to staff similar positions with various tenures (Deployment, Assignment, Secondment, Acting, Term or Indeterminate) within Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada (CIRNAC) with various security requirements (reliability or secret).

In the interest of the greater public service, pools created as a result of staffing processes at CIRNAC may be shared with other government departments.

Positions to be filled: 1

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

The following criteria will be assessed using your resume and the online screening questions. To be selected, you must demonstrate when, where and how you acquired each of the qualifications by giving concrete examples.

• Graduation with a secondary school or college diploma or an acceptable combination* of education, training and/or experience.

*Example of acceptable combination: Three years of work experience in an environmental science conducting field studies or remote camp work as an environmental technologist or work experience in an arctic environment.

Degree equivalency

• Experience related to water monitoring, environmental assessment, project management or inspection and compliance.
• Experience working with clients and stakeholders.
• Experience with providing advice on regulatory requirements pertaining to water management.

If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)

The following criteria will be assessed using your resume and online screening questions. They are assets; preference could be given to those who meet them.

• A diploma and/or degree in Resource Management or Environmental Sciences from a recognized college and/or university.

Degree equivalency

• Experience in the review and analysis of industrial and municipal undertakings and their impacts on water resources.
• Experience working in a northern environment.
• Experience working in a cross-cultural environment as it relates to Inuit culture and values.

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

English essential

Information on language requirements

The following criteria are essential for the job, but assessed later using different assessment methods (written exam, interview, reference check, etc.).

• Knowledge of the Nunavut Agreement and its role in water management.
• Knowledge of the elements of a water management program.
• Knowledge of legislation and regulations related to water resource management in Nunavut.

• Ability to analyse water management and related regulatory issues and provide advice and recommendations.
• Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
• Ability to establish a work plan, meet deadlines and work effectively and efficiently under pressure.

Personal suitabilities assessed:
• Team work
• Attention to detail
• Initiative
• Effective Interpersonal Relationships

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

These assets are assessed later; preference could be given to those who meet them.

• Knowledge of Water Licensing processes.
• Knowledge of environmental assessment processes.
• Knowledge of roles and responsibilities of government and Institutions of Public Government under the Nunavut Agreement in Nunavut.

• Ability to provide advice on the development of regional policies and plans related to water, the environment and/or cumulative effects.
• Ability to communicate in Inuktut.

The Department of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada (CIRNAC) is committed to hiring more Indigenous persons within its workforce. Better representation within the public service will improve governmental services offered to all Canadians. We may therefore select persons who have auto-declared themselves as being members of the Indigenous groups before other applicants.

Operational Requirements (may be requested, upon taking up the position):
• Able and willing to travel to small, remote communities via small aircraft.
• Able and willing to occasionally work overtime/weekends especially during public hearings.

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

The following condition must also be met on taking up the position and maintained throughout the employment:
• Health Canada medical clearance.

Other information

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity

You application must be submitted through the GC Jobs website. No acknowledgement of receipt will be sent for your request. We will contact you as soon as the prescreening process is completed.

You have the right to participate in a selection process in the official language of your choice. Your interview could also be done in Inuktitut. Do not hesitate to make a request.


Preference will be given to veterans first and then to Canadian citizens and permanent residents, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.

Information on the preference to veterans

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Contact information

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