Senior Administrative Officer

The Hamlet of Taloyoak

The Hamlet of Taloyoak has a requirement for the position of Senior Administrative Officer (SAO) with a strong background in business, public administration, and financial management and has demonstrated effectiveness as a communicator and civic promoter.

Under the direction of the Mayor and Community Council, the successful candidate will administer and coordinate the affairs of the Hamlet and oversee all aspects of the municipal administration. The successful candidate will implement the policies of the Municipal Corporation and provide advice to the Council; ensure that all contracts of the Municipal Corporation are prepared and executed as required by Council; manage a sizable workforce; work towards achieving the healthy financial performance and growth of the municipality and other duties as required by Mayor and Council.

  • a recognized diploma or degree in a Municipal or Public Administration or Management field
  • three to five years municipal experience
  • a proven background in financial administration
  • a strong working knowledge of AccPac, budgeting and government assistance programs
  • strong problem solving and written and oral communication skills
  • familiarity with statutory responsibilities as specified in the Hamlets Act and other Nunavut acts
  • experience in personnel management in a sizable workforce environment
  • experience working in a cross-cultural environment
  • must be bondable and able to provide a successful criminal records check and a successful bank and credit card credit check
  • the ability to speak Inuktitut would be considered an asset


Salary is commensurate with education and experience. An attractive Northern benefits package including pension and subsidized housing is also available subject to negotiation.

If you possess the skills and education necessary to assume this challenging position please mail, fax or e-mail your resume.

Closing date: Friday, January 26, 2018 at 5:00 pm

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Hamlet of Taloyoak      
PO Box 8
Taloyoak, Nunavut X0B 1B0

Tel:  867-561-2300 Fax:  867-561-5057



Senior Administrative Officer (SAO) The Hamlet of Taloyoak Nunavut

Expiry Date: 2018-01-26
Date Posted: 2018-01-03
Province: Nunavut