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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
If you are a lawyer with the ability to draft legislation, take this opportunity to apply
your legal expertise to unique issues with the Government of Nunavut in Iqaluit, NU.
Reporting to the Director, Legislation Division, you will draft bills, regulations,
statutory appointments and other instruments for the Government of Nunavut, often
with significant political importance. You will also give legal advice and opinions with
respect to statutory interpretation and parliamentary procedure, and will be part of
a team that includes other Legislative Counsel, as well as French and Inuktitut legal
translators who prepare multi-lingual legislation.
Requirements include a Canadian Common Law degree or a National Committee on
Accreditation Certificate of Qualification; either membership in the Law Society of
Nunavut or the qualifications needed to become a member within a reasonable time;
ability to draft legislation, normally acquired by working as a legislative drafter, by
the completion of a program in legislative drafting or by experience in legal drafting
and statutory interpretation; excellent written and oral English language skills; ability
to work as a supportive team member in a cross-cultural environment; demonstrated
excellent judgment and good interpersonal skills. The capacity to communicate in
Inuktitut, experience working with Aboriginal persons, and knowledge of French
are assets. This position may be eligible for a Bilingual Bonus, as fluency in more
than one official language of Nunavut is an asset. This is a Position of Trust and a
satisfactory Criminal Record Check is required.
Salary: $110, 591 - $148,356 (commensurate with experience)
Subsidized staff housing is available.
Please note that all Iqaluit-based positions are eligible for a Nunavut Northern
Allowance of $15,016 per annum.
Apply, before midnight (EST) April 13, 2018, quoting Ref. #05-504553, to:
Department of Finance, Government of Nunavut, P.O. Box 1000, Station 430,
Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0. Fax: (867) 975-6220. Phone: (867) 975-6222.
Toll-free: 1-888-668-9993. E-mail: email@example.com.
(Please include the Ref. in the subject line of your email.)
Note: An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
Job descriptions are available in English and may be obtained by fax or e-mail or online at
www.gov.nu.ca/public-jobs. Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal
record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from
Priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit.