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Department Head - Security and Transport (Kuujjuaq) 1000-696

Ungava Tulattavik Health Centre, Kuujjuaq
2023 February 02

Full time permanent (35 hrs/week)
START DATE:  As soon as possible

Under the authority of the Coordinator of Auxiliary Services, the person ensures the smooth running of the operations of his department. She ensures the sound management of the human, material, financial and informational resources under her responsibility. The person exercises her leadership in a context of transformation and continuous improvement and participates in the administration, operation and development of the institution in accordance with Regional and departmental orientations and the achievement of expected results.

Maintains the services under his/her responsibility;
Maintains contracts and agreements with security agencies;
Plans work schedules, assigns tasks and ensures the proper performance of department employees and contract employees.
Evaluates and recommends to her supervisor the revision or change of systems and processes to improve the productivity of activities under his/her responsibility;
Proposes objectives for the activities under his/her responsibility, develops the means to achieve them, establishes evaluation and control mechanisms, and submits an action plan to her immediate superior for approval;
Coordinates, supervises, controls and evaluates the programs under his/her jurisdiction, ensures the development and application of the directives and procedures inherent to the activities and makes the necessary improvements;
Ensures the follow-up of periodic statistics;
Ensures the follow-up of the performance indicators of the activities of his department;
May be called upon to replace managers or professionals for short periods;
May be required to travel to other Nunavik communities;
Will act as an on-call administrator.



Undergraduate degree in administration or any other appropriate discipline;
Security guard training, OMEGA, WHMIS or other relevant training will be considered an asset;
Experience in a management position is an asset;
Significant experience in a field related to security or transportation could offset any of the requirements;
Mobilizing leadership;
Problem solving skills in conflict situations, negotiation skills;
Ability to analyze and synthesize;
Bilingualism in spoken and written English/French is essential; knowledge of Inuktitut is an asset;
Good ability to adapt to an isolated environment, to work with an Aboriginal clientele and personnel.


Conditions and benefits

SALARY: Class 36, Conditions according to the MHSS regulation - Minimum $74,481/year Maximum $96,826/year
REMOVAL PREMIUM: $10,626/year 
LIFETIME BONUS: $3,191/year 
RETIREMENT BONUS: $6,000/year 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: If you are now working within the Health and Social Services Network you may be entitled to ask for a "Northern leave of absence".

If you have a desire of a professional experience in a Nordic context, we invite you to join our team.  Anyone recruited in Quebec more than 50 kilometers from the locality where he is required to perform his duties, shall be entitled to: three or four vacation trips per year (as per the family status), housing provided free of charge, moving and storage expenses.  

Additional details

Send your offer of service in French and English by email to: emploi.cstu@ssss.gouv.qc.ca

Note: Only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Candidates who are beneficiaries of the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement will be given priority.


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