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Government of Nunavut / Gouvernement du Nunavut

Program Manager, Energy Initiatives



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Program Manager, Energy Initiatives

Department of Community and Government Services

Are you a champion of energy efficiency looking for an opportunity to make your mark in building awareness and reducing overall energy consumption – both within and outside government? If so, consider advancing your career in this high-impact role, based in Iqaluit, NU.

Working under the general direction of the Director of Technical Services, you will develop, implement and manage departmental energy programs and activities to ensure energy efficiency is maintained and/or improved in the Government of Nunavut (GN) facilities. This mandate has significant influence on the overall direction of the Nunavut Energy Management Program and all related projects and programs.

As Program Manager, Energy Initiatives, you will work closely with Senior Technical Officers to implement and enhance energy-efficient activities in planning, designing, building, maintaining and operating government facilities. You will also develop and coordinate energy awareness programs for GN employees, building maintainers, students of schools in Nunavut and the general public, to raise energy awareness with the goal of reducing the consumption of energy in Nunavut. Furthermore, you will be expected to implement and monitor programs to track utility consumption in government facilities, establish baseline usage, and develop GN energy guidelines as well as standards and criteria for future design and/or construction.

Your profile as a qualified Program Manager, Energy Initiatives will include the following highlights:

  • Expert knowledge of technical principles and practices (i.e. Model National Energy Code for Buildings (MNECB), Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), Green Globe, BOMA, etc.), and the ability to apply this knowledge to provide advice and direction to implement energy consumption initiatives and programs.
  • Knowledge of the National Building Codes as well as life cycle renewal budgeting and practices.
  • A degree in Energy Management, Architecture, Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering plus three (3) years of relevant experience; OR a diploma in Energy Management, Architectural, Energy, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering Technology plus four (4) years of relevant experience; OR an Energy Management Advanced Certificate plus five (5) years of relevant experience.
  • Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.‎‎


  • The ability to speak Inuktitut.
  • A diploma in Business Administration.
  • Knowledge in Asset Planner, iAuditors, MS Project and AutoCAD.
  • Experience in Cold Regions Engineering and arctic construction.
  • Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit.

Compensation & benefits: This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union and offers a starting salary of $99,743 per annum (for 37.5 hours/week), plus a Northern Allowance of $15,016 per annum. Note: Subsidized staff housing is available.

Stepping forward together

With one of the fastest growing and youngest populations in Canada, Nunavut is a dynamic, vibrant territory, committed to becoming an even better place for future generations. As a government, we are strengthening our unique model of governance – one that integrates Inuit societal values, promotes use of the Inuit language, achieves a representative public service, engages with circumpolar neighbours, and collaborates with partners to achieve the promise of Nunavut. As an employer, we’re enhancing local education and training initiatives while continuing to provide exciting career opportunities in a unique environment. Join us as we step forward together.

For more information and to apply

If you are interested in this opportunity as Program Manager, Energy Initiatives (Reference #14-504186), please contact us or send your resume, by midnight (EST), November 24, 2017, using one of the following methods: Department of Finance, Government of Nunavut, P.O. Box 1000, Station 430, Iqaluit, Nunavut  X0A 0H0. Tel: 867-975-6222. Toll Free: 1-888-668-9993. Fax: 867-975-6220. E-mail: Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your e-mail. Job descriptions may be obtained by fax or e-mail, or online. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit. Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy. Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration.

For position details in French or Inuktitut, please visit the Government of Nunavut website at

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Government of Nunavut / Gouvernement du Nunavut
Posting Date: 09-Nov-2017Engineering Permanent, Full-Time 1 ASAP
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