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The Kativik Regional Government (KRG) is a supra-municipal organization with jurisdiction over the territory of Québec located north of the 55th parallel. The KRG is currently seeking to recruit a professional candidate with strong leadership skills to work in Kuujjuaq, in the capacity of:




Reporting to the Director General, the Director of the Transportation Department is responsible for overseeing the mandates conferred to the KRG in the field of transportation services. Namely, the Director is responsible for:

  • Planning, organizing and monitoring all activities related to the operation, management and maintenance of the region’s 14 airports in accordance with applicable federal and provincial laws, regulations and budgets;

  • Overseeing the application of all programs, standards and security measures as per the federal regulation in airports;

  • Inspecting marine infrastructures in the 14 communities and ensuring they are maintained in good condition;

  • Assisting the communities in the development, including securing funding, and the operation of public transit and para‑transit (Usijiit) services;

  • Coordinating the work of the Regional Round-Table on Off Highway Vehicles (OHV) aimed at improving the safety of OHV users;

  • Negotiating agreements and funding with governments and different public bodies for all projects and programs related to transportation services in the region;

  • Working in close collaboration with the KRG Administration and Municipal Public Work Departments with regards to new or to the improvement of infrastructure projects and reporting to governments on the maintenance of said infrastructures;

  • Liaising with governments, agencies, airline companies, northern villages and other regional and local organizations, on issues related to regional transportation services in the region;

  • Managing budgets totaling 14 M$ and supervising a multidisciplinary team of over 60 employees.


  • Bachelor degree in administration or in a related field, exceptionally a combination of relevant work experience and education may be considered;

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in managing airports in accordance with applicable provincial and federal laws;

  • Minimum 5 years in managing a multidisciplinary team in the public transportation field;

  • Results oriented and demonstrated ability to work under pressure;

  • Strong leadership, problem solving, decision making and mobilization skills;

  • Advanced working knowledge of Outlook, Word and Excel;

  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills in English and French; knowledge of Inuktitut is an asset;

  • Significant work experience in negotiating with governments will be considered an asset;

  • Work experience in a cross-cultural environment, preferably with native communities, will be considered as an asset;

  • Be willing and available to travel in Nunavik and outside the region.


                     Place of work:          Kuujjuaq, Québec

                     Salary:                      Based on Management salary scale

                     Other benefits:         Cost of living differential: minimum of $8 500 per year;

             Food allowance: minimum of $3 453 per year;

             Annual leave trips: minimum of three trips;

             Pension plan: 8% employer contribution;

             Group insurance program;

             Vacation: 30 days per year;

             Statutory holidays: 19 days including 10 days at Christmas holidays.


Please send your resume before February 1, 2017 to:
Human Resources Advisor
Kativik Regional Government
P.O. Box 9
Kuujjuaq QC JOM 1CO
Fax: (819) 964-2975

The KRG is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with this and with the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement, conditions may vary to promote the employment of Inuit candidates.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.



Northwest Regional Airport, Terrace-Kitimat

Supervisor, Operations, Maintenance, Safety and Security

Reporting to the Manager of Airport Operations, you will be responsibile for day to day airside, groundside and terminal operations, safety & security, customer service, environment, emergency response, maintenance, fleet management, AVOP and facilities management. You will frequently act as an alternate for the Airport Manager in his absence. You will create and implement short-term objectives and targets, and will assist management with strategic planning and the development and implementation of long-term objectives and targets as needed. You will ensure regulatory compliance and operational certifications.  You will have purchasing authority and will prepare and manage the budgets of the assigned departments, participate in management decisions related to investments in capital improvements and develop and oversee the capital program and/or projects. You will participate in decisions involving the organization structure and staffing levels and provide effective leadership to, and management of personnel in their departments including authorizing leave and overtime and taking discliplineary action. You will also develop job priorities, assignments, work crew schedules and may operate heavy equipment on occasion to prevent airport closure.

The incumbent will:

  • Bring an entrepreneurial perspective to the Job.
  • Be a team player with a Can-Do attitude.
  • Have a solid work ethic and be willing to go beyond the call of duty to get the job done.
  • Have excellent communications, interpersonnel and presentation skills to conduct presentations to staff, Committees, Area Municipal councils, public, interest groups, and agencies using audiovisual equipment.
  • Be well organized, resourceful and detail oriented.
  • Be experienced in leading a group of specialized personnel and managing sub-contractors with analytical and problem solving skills to plan and develop objectives and determine goals of the airport, classify and organize the work, and select and coordinate staff.
  • Be skilled in the operation of a computer using software programs such as Microsoft Office withability to compose and write reports, articles, policies, correspondence, specifications, and standards; read reports, articles, proposals, plans, correspondence, technical drawings, manuals and technical books;
  • Have a comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of aviation and aircraft procedures and practices, airport operations including snow removal, financial and personnel management, airport security, emergency planning.
  • Be knowledgeable of all relevant Federal, Provincial, and Municipal legislation, regulations and policies.  
  • Have the ability to receive Government of Canada security clearance to the appropriate level, as required by Transport Canada
  • Have the ability to and Class D Airside Vehicle Operator Permit
  • Have the ability to obtain a Class 3 drivers license with an Air-Brake endorsment.
  • Have the ability to obtain ARFF certification
  • Demonstrate leadership, negotiation, and human relations skills to manage, develop, motivate, and support staff in achieving goals and objectives; relate effectively with existing and potential tenants and clients; and participate as an effective team member.  

Membership in the International Association of Airport Executives accreditation or enrollment in the accreditation program would be supported.

This is a permanent full time position

Interested persons can apply by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with resume by noon January 12, 2017.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only Candidates to be interviewed will be contacted


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