Director, Transportation Department in Québec City, QC

Kativik Regional Government

Branch Québec City QC CA

Director, Transportation Department
Québec City, QC

and budgets; – Overseeing the application of all programs, standards and security measures as per the federal regulation in airports; – Inspecting and…

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: DIRECTOR, TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT (PERMANENT, FULL-TIME POSITION) 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 and maintaining in good conditions the marine infrastructures in the 14 communities; – 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 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 some 14 M$ and supervising a multidisciplinary team of over 60 employees. QUALIFICATIONS: – 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; – Very result oriented and demonstrated ability to work under pressure; – Excellent management, planning, problem solving, decision making and mobilization skills; – Advanced working knowledge of Outlook, Word and Excel; – Excellent 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; – Past 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, annual leave trips, cargo allowance, RRSP, group insurance, 30 days of vacation plus 2 weeks of Christmas holidays, sick leave, etc. Please send your resume before September 20, 2014 to: Human Resources Advisor Kativik Regional Government P.O. Box 9 Kuujjuaq QC JOM 1CO Fax: (819) 964-2975 E. Mail: [email protected] 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.

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Employment Type: Internship
Location: Québec City, QC, CA
Posted on: 2014-09-10
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