Land Use Planner (Kuujjuaq) - KRG

Kuujjuaq Permanent, Full-Time Position Posted 30/03/2023


The Kativik Regional Government (KRG), a supra municipal body with jurisdiction over the 

territory located north of the 55th parallel, is now looking for a self-motivated and dynamic 

individual interested in joining the KRG to work in the capacity of:



Under the supervision of the Assistant Director–Lands and Environment of the Renewable 

Resources, Environment, Lands and Parks Department and in collaboration with the 

Municipal Public Works Department, the responsibilities of the Land Use Planner include

among others the following:

  • Provide information on the Master Plan for Land Use in the Kativik Region to the mining companies, outfitters, scientific groups, northern villages, general public, etc.;
  • Prepare by-laws and other tools for the implementation of the Master Plan for Land Use in the Kativik Region;
  • Prepare and analyse applications for development authorizations and permits;
  • Proceed to inspection of sites that have obtain development authorizations and permits;
  • Improve and maintain the land use database and maps for the Kativik region and the communities;
  • Collaborate with different Provincial Ministries involved in the regional land-use planningsuch as the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources and the Ministry of MunicipalAffairs;
  • Provide technical assistance to the northern villages with land use planning issues;
  • Ensure the implementation and monitoring of local master plans and related by-laws;
  • Perform any other related duty required by his Supervisor.


  • University degree in land use planning, town planning, or related field;
  • A recognized Planning Technician diploma, with specialized Geographic Information Systems (GIS) training, would be considered as an asset;
  • Minimum of two years relevant work experience (regional planning is considered as an asset, municipal planning, drafting regulation, training bylaw officers, GIS map preparation, etc.);
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work autonomously as well as in a team;
  • Computer proficiency (ArcGIS, Adobe Creative Suite, etc.);
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing in at least two of the following languages: Inuktitut, English, French; working knowledge of Inuktitut is a definite asset;
  • Willing to travel frequently throughout Nunavik.

Place of work: Kuujjuaq 

Salary: Minimum of $56 763.98/year; maximum of $97 171.62/year (E9)


Cost of living differential: Minimum of $8,500/year 

Food allowance: Minimum of $3,707/year 

Annual leave trips: Minimum of 3 

RRSP: 6% employer, 4% employee 

Group Insurance  

Vacation: 20 days 

Statutory Holidays: 19 days including 10 during the Christmas break 

Please send your resume before March 30, 5:00pm, 2023 to:

Human Resources 

Kativik Regional Government 

P.O. Box 9 

Kuujjuaq QC J0M 1C0 


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

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