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28 Aug 2023

Expression of Interest Expression of Interest

Government of Nunavut Nunavut

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Government of Nunavut

Public Service Announcement

Expression of Interest for Appointment to the Ethics Officer position

Start Date: July 20, 2023
End Date: September 8, 2023

The Government of Nunavut is seeking experienced individuals interested in serving as the Ethics Officer for the public service.

The position of the Ethics Officer is established pursuant to Part 6 and Part 8 of the Public Service Act and fulfills a range of responsibilities under the Act. The Ethics Officer holds office for a term of five years and may be reappointed. The Ethics Officer is not a member of the public service.

The Ethics Officer serves multiple purposes, including facilitating the disclosure and investigation of significant matters within departments, public bodies, or offices that employees believe may be unlawful, dangerous to the public, or detrimental to public interest. They also play a role in protecting employees who make disclosures, managing and investigating instances of wrongdoing and reprisals, and promoting public confidence in the administration of government departments, public bodies, and offices.

Applicants should have experience in labor, government, or business and in restorative justice. The Ethics Officer must communicate effectively with public servants and members of the public representing a broad range of different cultural and educational backgrounds.

This appointment is limited to residents of Nunavut. Please contact the Department of Human Resources at for a detailed description of the position’s responsibilities.

Please send a covering letter describing your suitability for this role, and a resume to

The application deadline is September 8, 2023.

Media Contact:
Peterkin Chakonza
Director, Policy, Planning and Communications
Department of Human Resources

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Job Categories: Government. Job Types: Expression of Interest. Advertised until: 2023-09-27

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