Wildlife Manager – South Baffin – Government of Nunavut – Iqaluit

As Wildlife Manager – South Baffin
you will provide wildlife management advice to the region, coordinate and evaluate activities to ensure compliance with renewable resource legislation, the sustainable use of wildlife and a high quality of the environment, coordinate public education on acts, regulations, safety, and programs, within the context of the legislation, departmental policies, procedures and departmental priorities. You will manage the staff of the Region (Wildlife Manager Trainee, Conservation Officers Trainee, II and III, clerical staff, casuals, and seasonal employees), represent the Department on regional wildlife issues, and carry out specific regional office responsibilities. You must also provide support to other departmental staff and the public in creating resource development opportunities that contribute to the social and economic well-being of residents. In addition, you will maintain financial control within the approved budget, to provide accurate, reliable financial information and prompting for appropriate action when necessary, as well as coordinate materials management of equipment and supplies, within approved budget, to maintain an effective, efficient level of equipment and supplies fit for use.

Your profile as a qualified Wildlife Manager – South Baffin will include the following highlights:
Recognized completion of Arctic College’s Environmental Technology Program.
Six (6) years’ relevant experience in wildlife management at both the field operations and management level.
Three (3) years’ direct supervisory experience.
Three (3) years’ experience or education in enforcement, licensing, and inspection techniques.
Financial management experience.
A valid driver’s licence (ability to drive trucks, snowmobiles, ATV, and boats is required).
A valid Firearms Possession and Acquisition Licence (PAL) (ability to carry a firearm is required).
Acceptable combinations of education and experience may be considered for this position. We encourage you to apply if you have equivalent years of education and/or experience equal to the education and experience requirements listed above.

Experience in wilderness travel and survival skills.
First Aid and CPR certification.
WHMIS 2015 certification.
Fluency in Inuktitut, one of Nunavut’s official languages (i.e., Inuktut, English and French).
Knowledge of Inuit communities, culture and land, and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit.
Experience working in a northern cross-cultural environment.

This is a Position of Trust and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check is required.
Compensation & benefits: This indeterminate position is excluded from the Nunavut Employees Union and offers a salary range of $113,764 to $129,128 per year (for 37.5 hours/week), plus a Northern Allowance of $16,008 per year.Note: Subsidized staff housing is available.

For more information and to apply
If you are interested in this opportunity as Wildlife Manager – South Baffin (Reference #13-507309), please contact us or send your resume, by 11:59 p.m. eastern time, October 14, 2022, using one of the following methods: Department of Human Resources, Government of Nunavut, P.O. Box 1000, Station 430, Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0. Tel: 867-975-6222. Toll Free: 1-888-668-9993. Fax: 867-975-6220. E-mail: gnhr@gov.nu.ca . Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your e-mail. Job descriptions may be obtained by fax or e-mail, or online. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Note:An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies. Applicants may submit their resume in the Official Language of their choice (i.e., Inuktut, English or French).