Regional Director General, Nunavut Regional Office (Anticipatory)

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada - Iqaluit, NU (30+ days ago)

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Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada - Northern Affairs Organization – Nunavut Regional Office
Iqaluit (Nunavut)
$125,900 to $148,100

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

Closing date: 9 March 2020 - 23:59, Pacific Time

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

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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

The intent of this selection process is to staff the position on an indeterminate basis. The hiring manager is also willing to consider an Interchange Canada temporary assignment. More information on Interchange Canada assignments can be found at:

In addition to the employee’s base salary, the department will provide him/her with an allowance, in accordance with the National Joint Council (NJC) Isolated Posts and Government Housing Directive ( The Directive also requires an employee and any dependants relocating to an Isolated Post be medically cleared by Health Canada. Questions and answers on the Directive can be found at the following link:

Please send your application via the Public Service Resourcing System. If you require assistance and/or accommodations, please contact the HR Advisor listed below before the closing date.

Communication for this appointment process will be sent via e mail. It is your responsibility to ensure to communicate any changes related to your coordinates.

Your application will be rejected if you do not clearly demonstrate how you meet all screening criteria. Your application will also be rejected if it has incomplete information. We will not contact you to request additional information that is missing from your application.

Candidates must make themselves available during the different phases of this selection process.

All correspondence or interactions throughout the process will be subject to evaluation.

You must provide your résumé. Your résumé may be used as a secondary source to validate your responsibilities and must indicate the following information: preferred official language for communication and assessment, Personal Record Identifier (PRI) if you have one, status of employment and valid email address.

NEW: All appointments and deployments (except acting appointments) to and within the Executive (EX) Group within the core public administration that take place on or after April 1, 2020 are subject to the Agreement to be Deployed provision as a mandatory condition of employment. Further information on conditions of employment for executives can be found in the Directive on the Terms and Conditions of Employment for Executives and guidance tools at

The content of this poster was translated in Inuktitut. For those interested, please request a copy with the HR Assistant listed below.

Work environment

The Regional Director General (RDG), Nunavut is the senior departmental executive in the Region, responsible for implementation of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada programs, services, and policies in Nunavut, in the context of the policies established by the Government of Canada and legislation.

Intent of the process

Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada / Indigenous Services Canada is committed to having a skilled and diversified representative of the population we serve. The intent is to staff positions with an Indigenous person in order to strategically increase indigenous representation in the department. As such, first consideration may be given to candidates self-identifying as an Indigenous person.

The process may also be used to staff similar positions with Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada and Indigenous Services Canada with various language requirements and profiles, and in various locations in Canada.

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)

Graduation with a degree from a recognized post-secondary institution or an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience.

Degree equivalency

  • Experience in leading the delivery of programs and services.
  • Experience in the provision of strategic advice and briefings to senior management (Director General level or above) and Ministers on complex issues*.
  • Experience in representing an organization during the consultation or negotiation of agreements with various stakeholders, including territorial and/or provincial governments and non-governmental entities.
  • Experience in managing human** and financial*** resources.
  • « Complex issues » is defined as having two of the following characteristics: multidimensional, sensitive, confidential, affecting many partners or stakeholders, precedent setting or having a major impact on the program delivery for the public service.
**Human Resources: Applicants must clearly demonstrate that they have supervised staff, assigned work and developed staffing plans. Applicants must indicate the number of staff they supervised in each position.

***Financial Resources: Applicants must show evidence of managing and being accountable for a budget. This experience is defined as being responsible for financial planning, forecasting and reporting. Applicants must also indicate the size on the budget they managed directly.

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


  • Experience working in the North****.
****For the purpose of this process, the North refers to the following three territories: Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

  • Experience working on issues that affect Inuit.
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

English essential

Information on language requirements

  • Create Vision and Strategy
  • Mobilize People
  • Uphold Integrity and Respect
  • Collaborate with Partners and Stakeholders
  • Promote Innovation and Guide Change
  • Achieve Results
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

  • Nunavut Inuit (Beneficiaries under the Nunavut Agreement) will be considered ahead of other applicants (including persons with a priority entitlement and Veterans).
  • Willingness and ability to travel.
  • Air travel to remote communities will be required.
Conditions of employment

Secret security clearance - And the incumbent and his/her dependents must obtain Health Canada medical clearance in accordance with the Isolated Post Directive.

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

Acknowledgment of receipt of applications will not be sent.

We may use any assessment method deemed appropriate to determine whether you meet the qualifications outlined on the poster, including examinations, interviews and reference checks.

The Top Down ranking approach may be used in the process. Only the top-scoring candidates will be invited to the next phase of the process.

For information on preparing for the selection process, visit


Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order, 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.