Employment Service Counselor– Sanajiit

August 12 2019
Industries Public administration
Categories HR, Training, Staffing - Recruitment, HR, Training
Kuujjuaq, QC

JOB  OPPORTUNITY

The Kativik Regional Government (KRG), a supra-municipal organization with jurisdiction over the territory of Québec north of the 55th parallel, is currently looking for a reliable and resourceful candidate to work in the capacity of:

EMPLOYMENT SERVICE COUNSELLOR – SANAJIIT

(Temporary, full-time position)

Reporting to the Assistant Director of the Sustainable Employment Department, the Employment Service Counsellor serves as a resource for Sanajiit Project construction employers in Nunavik and liaises between contractors and workers. In cooperation with the Sanajiit Project Coordinator, the Employment Service Counsellor - Sanajiit promotes, organizes, and monitors participation in the apprenticeship program. The Employment Service Counsellor - Sanajiit in particular has the following duties:

  • Meet with contractors and participants to ensure follow up on the obligations of the contractor to Inuit workers.
  • Travel to different communities and visit construction sites, as needed, to ensure that contractors are complying with the apprenticeship program and the participants are properly monitored;
  • Help to quantify and evaluate the needs of workers in each construction trade on an bi-annual basis;
  • Assess the capacity to increase the sustainable levels of Inuit employment for each contractor in Nunavik;
  • Collaborate, develop, and implement, with the Sanajiit Coordinator, the capacity building training program for contractors to recruit, hire, train, retain and promote Inuit workers;
  • Provide support and closely monitor each contractor, that are participating in Sanajiit Programs;
  • Promote Sustainable Employment Program funding to contractors;
  • Produce reports regarding the successes and challenges following a time schedule to measure and maintain goals of the Sanajiit project;
  • Oversee the mentoring program on job sites;
  • Perform any other related duties as required by his/her supervisor.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in the field of employment counselling (relevant and equivalent work experience will also be considered);
  • Experience in the Construction sector and/or working in Inuit communities an asset;
  • Strong ability in managing change, and employee relations;
  • Experience in strategic planning;
  • Autonomy and strong sense of work organization;
  • Excellent analytical and synthesis skills;
  • Written and oral working knowledge of at least two (2) of the following languages:  Inuktitut, English and French
  • Excellent team work and communication skills;
  • Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office;
  • Willing to travel to the 14 communities of Nunavik;
  • Work experience in cross-cultural settings, in particular in Aboriginal communities or in the North, represents a definite asset.

Place of work:             Kuujjuaq

Wages:                        Minimum: $42 782/year – Maximum: $72 761/year (Class 8)

Benefits*:                    Cost of living differential: minimum of $8 500/year;

                                    Food allowance: minimum of $3 453 /year;

                                    Annual leave trips: minimum of three;SSP: 6% employer and 4% employee;

                                    Group insurance;

                                    Vacation: 20 days/year;

                                    Statutory holidays: 19 days including 10 days over the Christmas holidays.

Send your résumé before 5:00 p.m. on August 14, 2019

* An employee is entitled to receive at least the Northern benefits allocated to an employee without dependants. An employee with dependants is entitled to Northern benefits for his/her spouse and dependants.

The Kativik Regional Government is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with this and with the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement, conditions may vary to promote the employment of Inuit candidates.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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