INTERNAL or EXTERNAL COMPETITION Nauttiqsuqtiit Community Supervisor

INTERNAL or EXTERNAL COMPETITION Nauttiqsuqtiit Community Supervisor

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Position: Nauttiqsuqtiit Community Supervisor
Tenure: Term until March 31, 2024
Location: Sanikiluaq and Kimmirut
Open to: Inuit Applicants Only

Summary of position/purpose of the Nauttiqsuqtiit (Inuit Stewardship) Community Supervisor position is to oversee the implementation of the Nauttiqsuqtiit or Inuit Stewardship Program in the Qikiqtait area. The Community Supervisor supervises all aspects of the Nauttiqsuqtiit (Inuit Stewardship) Program activities, managing equipment, and completing program data management and reporting.

Reporting to the Implementation Manager position based in Iqaluit and will play a key role in ongoing monitoring and evaluation of the Program as it is implemented in the community. The Nauttiqsuqtiit (Inuit Stewardship) Community Supervisor represents the Inuit Stewardship Program for their community. This is a leadership position requires- a professional and positive attitude as well as flexibility to deal with new and evolving program. The Community Supervisor is the main support and the liaison between the program staff, headquarters and the rest of the community and beyond.

The Community Supervisor provides administrative and leadership expertise. Working closely with Headquarter staff, this position will perform a number of different tasks in three (3) key areas:

(a)Program Coordination and Administration: plan and direct the program activities including patrols, research and monitoring activities, debriefs, staff schedules, etc.; manage and oversee Nauttiqsuqtiit crew, equipment and equipment maintenance including equipment purchases, storage, ordering parts, coordinating and scheduling repairs, etc.; Coordinate youth engagement activities within the Program including recruiting Youth, organizing specific activities such as workshops, land trips or ‘ride alongs’ that provide learning opportunities for young people; Coordinate the research and monitoring activities of the Inuit Stewards, including assisting in the design of research and monitoring programs, implementation of projects/programs, coordinating research/monitoring training, collecting and organizing incoming data. (b)Staff supervision and Support: Performance management and provide oversight to Nauttiqsuqtiit crew and contractors; provide administrative support to the Nauttiqsuqtiit (Inuit Stewardship) Program as required; Coordinate hires as needed for Elder advisors, workshop instructors, etc., for youth engagement activities or other events/programming; assist in identifying and coordinating workshops for the crew as needed; Act as liaison between the community, Stewards and Headquarters as needed. (c)Effective Communication: Provide regular reports on the activities and status of the Nauttiqsuqtiit Inuit Stewardship Program as required; assist with meetings, workshops, and other communications to build strong connections between the Program and other organizations including the HTO; Represent and provide information about the Nauttiqsuqtiit Inuit Stewardship Program at meetings, visiting researchers and others as needed.

Knowledge, skills and abilities required

The requirements include one (1) year experience In supervisory or leadership role, experienced traveling, hunting, harvesting, camping, and on-the-land activities, experience with environmental monitoring, research, conservation reporting or related field in Nunavut, experience working with Nunavut Communities, Inuit or Aboriginal Associations, Federal and/or Territorial Government agencies.

The position generally requires a Secondary School Diploma or equivalent. Experience in Search & Rescue/incident Command; Experience working with Elders and/or youth, First Aid & CPR, or Wilderness CPR Training; Firearms Possession and Acquisition License (PAL) are considered assets.

Physical requirements: The position in the Nauttiqsuqtiit Program are physically demanding and the incumbent must be in good physical health to perform the job safely and effectively without injury.

An acceptable Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check is required.

A combination of relevant education and related experience may also be deemed an acceptable equivalency.

Starting salary for this position is $84,880 per annum, plus a Northern Allowance of $24,000 per annum. Housing is not provided.

Applications can be delivered by fax, email, in person, or mail to:

Human Resources                               Tel: (867) 975-8400
Qikiqtani Inuit Association                 Fax: (867) 979-3238
Igluvut building, 2nd floor
P.O. Box 1340                                      Email:
Iqaluit, NU X0A 0H0

CLOSING DATE:                 April 29, 2022 5:00pm EST                                          

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