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Sanajiit Project Officer

Permanent, full-time position

Apply Before: January 7, 2013 5:00 P.M.

Reporting to the Sanajiit Project Coordinator of the Sustainable Employment Department, the project officer serves as a resource for Sanajiit Project participants and construction employers in Nunavik and liaises between contractors and workers. In cooperation with the Sanajiit Project Coordinator, the project officer organizes and monitors the apprenticeship program. The project officer in particular has the following duties:

  • Promote the different construction trades, make the general public aware of related job opportunities, and recruit participants for the Sanajiit Project;
  • Meet participants and help them to understand their rights and obligations;
  • Assist participants and their families to complete the various forms and applications of the Commission de la construction du Québec (CCQ);
  • Travel to different communities and visit construction sites, as needed, to ensure that all workers are registered and that apprenticeship program participants are properly monitored;
  • Promote various training activities under the Sanajiit Project and recruit participants in cooperation with local employment officers;
  • Assist local employment officers with their construction-sector related duties;
  • Make flight and accommodation reservations for participants in cooperation with local employment officers and the client relations officer;
  • Help to quantify and evaluate the needs of workers in each construction trade on an annual basis;
  • Receive from employers, analyze and compile apprenticeship booklets;
  • Update worker files and the Sanajiit Project database regarding completed training activities and information received from contractors, the CCQ and local employment officers;
  • Compile statistics on Inuit construction workers;
  • Perform any other related duties as required by his/her supervisor.


  • College diploma. Relevant and equivalent work experience will also be considered;
  • Good working knowledge (verbal and written) of at least two of the following languages: Inuktitut, English or French. Trilingualism is an asset;
  • Excellent people and communication skills;
  • Good computer skills;
  • Willing to travel to the 14 communities of Nunavik;
  • Knowledge of the construction sector is an asset;
  • 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 $27 911 and maximum $45 232 annually, Class 5


  • Cost of living differential: minimum of $7,477/year;
  • Food allowance: minimum of $2,035/year;
  • Annual leave trips: minimum of three;
  • RRSP: 6% employer and 4% employee;
  • Group insurance;
  • Vacation: 20 days/year;
  • Statutory holidays: 18 days including 10 days over the Christmas holidays.

Send your résumé before 5:00 p.m. on January 7, 2013, to:

Human Resources

Kativik Regional Government

P.O. Box 9

Kuujjuaq QC J0M 1C0

Fax: 819-964-2975 / Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it "> This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

* 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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