INTERNAL or External COMPETITION Position: Lands Officer

INTERNAL or External COMPETITION Position: Lands Officer

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Position: Lands Officer
Tenure: Indeterminate
Location: Iqaluit, Nunavut
Open to: Nunavut Inuit Applicants Only

The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is looking for a independent and motivated individual to join the Department of Lands and Resources as Lands Officer.

The Lands Officer is responsible to perform administrative tasks, inspections and reporting related to land use on Inuit Owned Lands (IOL). The Lands Officer will also be a liaison with the Qikiqtani community members and lead and participate in the Community Land & Resources Committee (CLARC).

The Lands Officer provides administrative support for the department, and will be required to perform inspections, ensure compliance, generate reports, maintain files, develop materials for public meetings, prepare correspondence, take meeting minutes, and support the development of a land inspection reporting system.

Reporting to the Manager, Lands this role will provide administrative support the department and act as a point of contact for land use matters.  Ability to communicate verbally and in writing effectively in Inuktitut and English is required. Knowledge of the Nunavut Agreement and the role of Qikiqtani Inuit Association in regard to land use is also required. Applicants must have experience presenting information to community members, performing administrative tasks, using records management and filing systems and must have strong proficiency in computer software and Microsoft Office Suite. Some travel may be required.

Applicants must have 1 years of related administration experience, strong interpersonal skills and ability to deal professionally and confidentially in a politically sensitive environment is also required.  An Office Administration or Environmental Technology diploma is required. Project Management certification is a strong asset.  A combination of relevant education and related experience are acceptable qualifications.   An acceptable Criminal Record Check and clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required for this role.

Salary starts at $72,470 per annum. QIA offers competitive wages and benefits such as a Northern Allowance of $27,600 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          or
P.O. Box 1340                                      Email: or
Iqaluit, NU X0A 0H0                            Visit:

CLOSING: Open until filled

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