lx ONTARIO REPORTS SEPTEMBER 13, 2019
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Counsel IQALUIT, NU
Working under the direction of the Director, Legal Registries, you’ll provide legal
services for the application and enforcement of the Land Titles Act, Business
Corporations Act, Societies Act, Partnership Act, Co-operative Associations
Act, Securities Act, Condominium Act, Mechanics Lien Act, Personal Property
Security Act, portions of the Nunavut Land Claim Agreement, numerous federal
and territorial statutes affecting real property law (including surveying and
conveying of Crown lands, municipal legislation, family law, and statutes relating
to minors, deceased persons, dissolved corporations, etc.) and various national
rules, instruments, and procedures of the Canadian Securities Administrators.
As Counsel, you’ll ensure that appropriate, consistent policies are applied in the
administration of territorial statutes according to sound legal principles, as well
as research emerging legal issues impacting the Division and prepare impact
statements for the Director. You will also be expected to serve as the principal
legal resource for the Land Titles Office, the Securities Registry, the Corporate
Registry, and the Personal Property Security Registry.
To qualify, you must have a Common Law degree from a recognized Canadian
university, as well as membership in the Law Society of Nunavut (or eligibility to
obtain membership within a reasonable time) and/or membership in good standing
with a provincial or territorial Bar. You possess knowledge of, and experience in,
the laws of Canada and Nunavut, Aboriginal and/or northern issues, and Inuit
organizations generally, and the ability to clearly explain legal concepts in writing.
Knowledge of government policies and operations, fluency in more than one
of Nunavut’s official languages (Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English and French),
and knowledge of the Inuit language, communities, culture and land, and Inuit
Qaujimajatuqangit are all considered assets.
This is a Position of Trust and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check is required.
Salary: $92,119 to $148, 356 per annum (commensurate with experience)
Northern Allowance: $15,016 per annum
Housing: Subsidized staff housing is available
Apply before midnight (EST), September 27, 2019, quoting Ref. #05-504670, to:
Department of Human Resources, 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
(Please include the Ref. in the subject line of your email.)
Note: An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
Job descriptions may be obtained by fax or e-mail or online. Employment in some
positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal
record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration.
Priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit.