Full-Time Senior Administrative Officer
Hamlet of Chesterfield Inlet, Nunavut
SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER (SAO)
A unique opportunity exists for a motivated Senior Administrative Officer to gain valuable, professional experience in Nunavut. Amongst the benefits that come with this position are an attractive salary, northern living allowance, full range of benefits and a paid vacation as well as subsidized housing.
The Municipality of ChesterfieId Inlet is located in the Kivalliq Region of Nunavut on an arm of northwestern Hudson’s Bay. It has a population of approximately 450 and it is a very traditional community with ice fishing and hunting very popular. It is very picturesque and has easy access into the nearby regional capital of Rankin Inlet.
Chesterfield has a hockey rink which is open to the public for 6 months of the year as well as a Community Hall which is host to a variety of Recreation and Wellness activities.
The SAO is the administrative head of the Municipal Government and is responsible for ensuring that the policies and programs of the municipality are implemented while advising and informing the council on the operations and affairs of the Municipality.
The SAO must be able to direct the daily administrative operations, including human resources, budget tracking and regulatory compliance. Responsible for overall strategic planning and delegating tasks to senior managers. Strong leadership, teamwork and management skills are required to lead the team of the municipal staff. Knowledge of Sage 300 accounting software is an asset.
The successful candidate must assess highly developed communication, organizational and interpersonal skills along with the ability to work effectively in a cross-cultural setting.
Upon joining the Hamlet of Chesterfield Inlet, you will be welcomed into a culture that is supportive and inclusive. You will also enjoy being part of a team who genuinely want to see you succeed.
How to Apply
If you are interested, please submit your resume no later than November 30th 2023 to:
John R Ivey, SAO
Hamlet of Chesterfield Inlet
Box 10 Chesterfield Inlet, Nunavut X0C 0B0
By Fax# 867 898 9108 or
We thank everyone for applying but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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