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Eco-Systemic Monitoring Analyst

Reference number: IAN23J-015515-000531
Selection process number: 23-IAN-NUN-EA-604936
Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada - Resource Management
Iqaluit (Nunavut)
$96,131 to $110,646 (In addition, there are allowances ranging from $26,770 to $44,616.)

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

Closing date: 11 January 2024 - 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 January 11, 2024.
If you have already applied, you can modify your application until January 11, 2024.

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


If you are living outside Iqaluit, NU, you could be 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

If you are currently residing at Iqaluit, you are also eligible for a federal government housing. More information is available in the Directive mentioned above.

Salary, Allowances, and Benefits:

In addition to salary, you are entitled to an isolated posts allowance. This can range from $26,770 to $44,616 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 allowances for you and your eligible dependents.

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


Employees must perform their duties from the Government of Canada’s physical workplace in Iqaluit, Nunavut.


The duties of the position range from working closely with Nunavut General Monitoring Plan (NGMP) funded project leads on the implementation and completion of their monitoring projects to working on and collecting monitoring data in order to ensure that the decision-makers in the Territory have the most up to date and accurate information available to them.

Work environment

Working in Nunavut, Canada’s Eastern Arctic, is both challenging and exciting. Iqaluit has a significant number of amenities and a strong sense of community. You will be part of small but very professional team that works with researchers, universities, Inuit, Nunavut communities and other levels of government. The work that the Nunavut General Monitoring Plan (NGMP) does is extremely diverse and meaningful to the future well-being and development of the Territory.

Intent of the process

Immediate need: One (1) full-time indeterminate position at Iqaluit, NU.

This process will be used to fill current vacancies and to establish a pool of qualified candidates for future opportunities (Deployment, Assignment, Secondment, Acting, Term or Indeterminate) in Nunavut only, with various security requirements (reliability or secret).

By default, and 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 degree from a recognized post-secondary institution with an acceptable specialization in economics, sociology or statistics.

Note: Candidates must always have a university degree. The courses for the specialization do not necessarily have to be part of a degree program in the required specialization. The specialization may also be obtained through an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience.

Degree equivalency

• Experience as a contributing member of a multi-disciplinary team or working group with partners and stakeholders such as: other Federal Departments or Agencies, Industry or the Private Sector, or Territorial or Provincial Governments, Indigenous Organizations.
• Experience participating in environmental or socio-economic monitoring activities.
• Experience conducting research or analysis to support policy, legislative or regulatory options for the consideration of trends and their impacts.

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 master-level degree from a recognized post-secondary institution with a specialization in economics, statistics, environmental and/or socio-economic assessment or monitoring.

Degree equivalency

• Experience working within a multi-cultural environment, specifically as it relates to Inuit culture and values.
• Experience working within a Northern environment.
• Experience working within the Nunavut regulatory environment.
• Experience in establishing interdepartmental or intergovernmental or community based relationships.
• Experience with Northern socio or eco-systemic monitoring.

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 Nunavut’s economy and the impact and role of monitoring on the economy.
• Knowledge of the Nunavut Agreement and its role in monitoring environmental and socio-economic impacts.

• Ability to communicate effectively orally.
• Ability to communicate effectively in writing.
• Ability to provide strategic advice and recommendations in order to meet the interests of the department as well as for a variety of external groups.
• Ability to establish priorities, meet deadlines and work effectively under pressure in a dynamic environment.

• Demonstrates integrity and respect.
• Thinking things through.
• Working effectively with others.
• Showing initiative and being action-oriented.
• Adaptability.

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.

• Ability to communicate in Inuktut.
• Ability to carry out assessments and develop and present eco-systemic, socioeconomic and/or economic opportunities, and;
• Ability to provide advice to clients/stakeholders addressing monitoring or mitigation options.

As part of its priority to advance reconciliation and renew Canada’s relationship with Indigenous peoples, the Department of CIRNAC is committed to hiring more Indigenous persons within its workforce. Better representation within the public service of Canada’s fastest-growing demographic group will lead to more innovative and inclusive solutions to today’s complex challenges. Ultimately, this will improve governmental services offered to all Canadians. Also, consistent with the Clerk’s Call to Action, we want to ensure that persons with disabilities are correctly represented within our organization. We may therefore select only persons who have self-declared themselves as being members of the Indigenous and persons with disability groups.

Indigenous Peoples: Preference given to candidates self-identifying as Inuit enrolled under the Nunavut Agreement.

Operational Requirements (may be requested, upon taking up the position):

• Willingness to provide coaching, mentoring and training to other staff on issues related to eco-systemic or socio-economic monitoring.

Conditions of employment

The following conditions must also be met on taking up the position and maintained throughout the employment:

• Security clearance: Reliability security clearance
• Able and willing to travel to small, remote communities via small aircraft.
• Able and willing to occasionally work overtime/weekends especially during public hearings.
• Health clearance (if required)
• Oath or Solemn Affirmation.

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

Marcus Bermann, Manager, Nunavut General Monitoring Plan Secretariat Monique Bernier, Human Resources Advisor
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