Expiry Date: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2019


City of Iqaluit is looking for an experienced Superintendent - Sanitation Operations with exceptional leadership skills to join our team! 


Title:                Superintendent - Sanitation Operations

Department:    Public Works

Reference #:    09-1078  

Status:             Full-time permanent

Salary:             $111,753.89 – $131,474.69 per annum, 35 hour/week

Settlement Allowance:      $22,378.25 per annum

Union Status:  Excluded


Closing Date:  Open until filled


This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.


Reporting to the Director of Public Works & Engineering, the Superintendent – Sanitation Operations is responsible for leading the two Divisions of the Public Works Department that fall under the Sanitation Fund, specifically Landfill and Sanitation (Waste Collection). In this role, the incumbent performs a variety of complex supervisory, administrative and professional tasks in planning, organizing, directing and supervising these divisions.

More specifically, the Superintendent – Sanitation Operations is required to develop project plans, purchase supplies, allocate resources, estimate and monitor job costs, assist subordinates in resolving work and performance related issues, and liaise with other City of Iqaluit departments, developers, contractors, utility companies, and both Federal and Territorial agencies in the coordination of projects. Considerable independent judgment and action are expected to be exercised in performing the work.



University or technical school education in Civil Construction, Civil Engineering, Waste Management or equivalent

5 or more years experience in a Public Works Department (Northern experience is preferred)

3 - 5 years experience managing staff in a unionized environment

Excellent human resource management and proven leadership skills

Excellent communication and presentation skills

Must possess strong organizational and managment skills

Must understand and have computer sytems skills

Experience in the coordination and implementation of comprehensive Health & Safety system

A valid driver's license

Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures used in solid waste collection, disposal, landfill and compost activities

Must have strong computer skills


Ability to plan, coordinate and prioritize several projects simultaneously

Ability to prepare detailed progress reports

Ability to apply economic and accounting principles and practices in the analysis of financial data

Ability to prepare detailed progress reports

Ability to apply economic and accounting principles and practices in the analysis of financial data

Ability to speak Inuktitut


Equivalencies that include a combination of education and experience may be considered.


All relevant certifications are required at time of application.  The successful candidate would be required to submit a Criminal Record Check, as well as an acceptable Driver’s Abstract. 


Please email your resume and credentials quoting Reference # 09-1078 to: hr@iqaluit.ca



Human Resources, City of Iqaluit                      www.iqaluit.ca 

PO Box 460                                                      Phone:  867.975.8506

Iqaluit, Nunavut  X0A 0H0                                E-mail:  hr@city.iqaluit.nu.ca 


  • The City of Iqaluit embraces the intent and spirit of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement.  Priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit; Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive consideration under this agreement
  • Only those selected to interview will be contacted