Iqaluit – Inuktitut for "many fish" – is located near the mouth of the Sylvia Grinnell River, which empties into Frobisher Bay. With a population of nearly 8000, Iqaluit is Canada’s smallest capital City. The City is currently experiencing a period of rapid development and population growth. As the largest community in Nunavut, Iqaluit is a growing community, unique in its role as a major business, transportation, administrative, health and education centre. Similar to other municipalities in Nunavut, Iqaluit is also a major landowner, responsible for the administration and development of municipal lands, which further creates a unique planning context.
For more information, please visit our website: https://www.city.iqaluit.nu.ca/
About the Opportunity
The City of Iqaluit has an exciting opportunity for a City Clerk to join our team in Iqaluit, Nunavut.
Under the direction of the CAO, you will be responsible for the smooth operation of Council proceedings and Council business.
More specifically, you will be responsible for the preparation of council packages and council meetings, municipal elections and coordinating the records management functions of the City as well as draft bylaws, policies and memorandums for Council.
Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
To qualify for this role, you will have an undergraduate degree with a specialization in Public Administration, Political Science, Law, or Business or another related field combined with aminimum of three (3) to five (5) years’ experience of related professional level experience (e.g. legislative operations, municipal governance, records and privacy compliance, etc.).
Municipal or public-sector experience is preferred as is a Local Government Certificate.
You will also possess:
Our ideal candidate is also required to possess an in-depth knowledge of parliamentary procedures, procedural by-laws and relevant legislation, including the Municipal Act, the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and the Municipal Elections Act.
Finally, the ideal candidate for this role will be excited and up to the challenge of helping to shape and develop the City of Iqaluit during this period of growth and into the future.
Please note the successful candidate must be willing to obtain a Certified Municipal Clerk designation and complete it upon hire.About the Benefits
The successful incumbent will be rewarded with a salary of $107,416.93 and Housing Settlement allowance of $22,378.25. You will also receive a great range of employee benefits, including:
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