Assistant Secretary-Treasurer - NV of Kuujjuaq

Kuujjuaq Posted 25/03/2023


The Village is in search of an


The Assistant Secretary-treasurer’s main fields of responsibility are to assist the Secretary-treasurer in:

Secretarial duties for the municipal corporation, Including:

  • tasks related to council meetings, such as taking and countersigning minutes, providing notices of motion, drafting resolutions and by-laws when required, and entering votes, to name a few;
  • tasks  related to custody of the municipal archives, including all books, registers, plans and other records belonging to or entrusted to the municipal corporation;
  • tasks dealing with issues related to the application of zoning by-laws;
  • overseeing municipal elections.

Treasury tasks and responsibilities for the municipal corporation: Including:

  • preparing the annual budget with the secretary-treasurer;
  • overseeing the municipality's daily financial operations and accounting to accurately reflect its financial situation at all times;
  • preparing regular financial statements;
  • ensuring that funds are available before authorizing any expenditures;
  • working closely with the auditor in preparation of the annual financial statements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists the Secretary-treasurer;
  • Posts official notices, including by-laws, to the general public;
  • Issues written and oral instructions to secretarial and finance staff; assigns their duties and examines work for exactness, neatness, and conformance to policies and procedures;
  • Acts as the Secretary-treasurer when the latter is unavailable or unable to perform his/her duties;
  • Performs other duties of a similar nature as directed by the Secretary-treasurer or Mayor.


  • Minimum of grade 12, related experience may be accepted as equivalent;
  • Knowledge of computers and software, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, etc;
  • Good inter-personal skills;
  • Able to communicate fluently, both verbally and in writing in English (fluency in Inuktitut and/or French would be considered a major asset).


  • salary will be determined depending on qualifications and experience, plus northern cost-of-living, cargo, travel allowances and other benefits after a period of probation.
  • training and support will be provided to the successful candidate.

Interested candidates should apply in writing to:Ian D. Robertson


Northern Village of Kuujjuaq

P.O. Box 210

Kuujjuaq, QC

J0M 1C0

Given at Kuujjuaq, Quebec

March 16, 2023

 Ian D. Robertson


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