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Assistant Director Operations, Transportation department

August 4 2020
Industries Public administration
Categories Production, Operations, Quality, Safety, Transport, Logistics, Supply Chain, Purchasing, Aerospace, Aviation, Airport, Transportation, Logistic, Executive, Airport & Cargo ground services, Professional and Administration Positions, Building & facility maintenance
Kuujjuaq, QC

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


Reporting to the Director of the Transportation Department, the Assistant Director has the mandate to assist the Department Director in planning, organizing, overseeing, and the follow-up of all programs and activities related to the Transportation Department. More precisely, the Assistant Director will:

  • Provide assistance to the Director with duties related to the administration, management, operations and maintenance of the fourteen airports managed by the KRG, the maintenance of the community marine infrastructures, the application of the Usijiit para-transit services and public transit services, and the activities related to Off-Highway vehicles prevention activities;
  • Supervise  the work of the Coordinators by providing direction, guidance and follow-up in the execution of their duties and ensuring understanding of their responsibilities in order to meet Transportation Department operational objectives;
  • Ensure all documentation such as Airport Operation Manual, Airport Emergency Plan manual, Wildlife Control manual, and Safety Management Systems manual are kept up to date and accurately and the day to day activities of each airport are in compliance with such manuals;
  • Assist the Department Director in the preparation and management of budgets;
  • Participate in the development and  the implementation of departmental objectives;
  • Visit each communities, as deemed necessary to provide mentoring and support to KRG Transportation staff;
  • Creates reports and presentations as required.


  • Bachelor degree in administration, or in a related field, exceptionally a combination of relevant work experience and education may be considered;
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience in supervising a multidisciplinary team;
  • Excellent planning, problem solving, decision making and leadership skills;
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision;
  • Demonstrated ability to express himself or herself orally and in writing in at least two of the following languages:  Inuktitut, English and French;
  • Working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite as well as any other relevant software;
  • Ability to travel frequently in Nunavik as well as outside of the region.

The selected candidate must be willing to learn about various fields related to the position.

Place of work:     Kuujjuaq.

Salary:                   Based on the applicable management salary scale.


  • Cost-of-living differential: minimum $8 500 annually.
  • Food allowance: minimum $3 707 annually.
  • Annual leave trips: minimum 3.
  • Group benefits including Simplified Pension Plan
  • Vacation: 30 days annually.
  • Statutory holidays: 19 days including 10 during the Christmas period.


Please send your resume in English before August 17, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. to:

Human Resources

Kativik Regional Government

P.O. Box 9, Kuujjuaq Quebec J0M 1C0       

Fax: (819) 964-2975

Email: **************@***.**

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. network