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Subsidized Housing and Moving Costs

For those who have decided to explore a career in Nunavik and relocate to Northern Canada, the cost of transporting your personal belongings is covered by the Board. You will live in subsidized and furnished accommodation for less than $228 per month (taken directly from your pay bi-weekly).

If ever you need to store the furniture you leave behind to come to Nunavik, we will reimburse your costs, from the first contract only (different conditions if you work for the Adult sector or for vocational training).

Managers who are beneficiaries of the JBNQA, attached to a regional position, who live in municipal housing are entitled to an allowance of $400 to $750 per month (depending on family situation).

Subsidized Housing and Moving Costs

For those who have decided to explore a career in Nunavik and relocate to Northern Canada, the cost of transporting your personal belongings is covered by the Board. You will live in subsidized and furnished accommodation for less than $228 per month (taken directly from your pay bi-weekly).

If ever you need to store the furniture you leave behind to come to Nunavik, we will reimburse your costs, from the first contract only (different conditions if you work for the Adult sector or for vocational training).

Managers who are beneficiaries of the JBNQA, attached to a regional position, who live in municipal housing are entitled to an allowance of $400 to $750 per month (depending on family situation).

Isolation and Remoteness Premium

An annual remoteness premium is offered to all Board employees, residing in Nunavik. The premium ranges from $10,015 up to $20,825, depending on the community of assignment and whether or not you have dependents.

Isolation and Remoteness Premium

An annual remoteness premium is offered to all Board employees, residing in Nunavik. The premium ranges from $10,015 up to $20,825, depending on the community of assignment and whether or not you have dependents.

Retention Premium

An annual retention premium is granted to teachers who hold a Québec teaching licence, and to professionals and managers who meet the requirements of their specific job. The premium varies between $5,500 and $9,000, depending on community of assignment.

Retention Premium

An annual retention premium is granted to teachers who hold a Québec teaching licence, and to professionals and managers who meet the requirements of their specific job. The premium varies between $5,500 and $9,000, depending on community of assignment.

Outings

Back to basics!

For those who have made the decision to move to one of our communities to work, you have 3 trips per school year for you and your dependents. The employee can also choose to transfer one of their trips to a family member or friend to use to visit them in their assigned community.

Outings

Back to basics!

For those who have made the decision to move to one of our communities to work, you have 3 trips per school year for you and your dependents. The employee can also choose to transfer one of their trips to a family member or friend to use to visit them in their assigned community.

Food Transport

You have to eat well!

To compensate for the high cost of food in Nunavik, we offer the possibility of doing your grocery shopping remotely and transporting them to you in your community. The costs related to transportation are covered by the Board. As well, there is a contribution program run by the Government of Canada, to facilitate access to nutritious perishable food for Northerners living in isolated communities, which can further reduce your grocery bill.

Food Transport

You have to eat well!

To compensate for the high cost of food in Nunavik, we offer the possibility of doing your grocery shopping remotely and transporting them to you in your community. The costs related to transportation are covered by the Board. As well, there is a contribution program run by the Government of Canada, to facilitate access to nutritious perishable food for Northerners living in isolated communities, which can further reduce your grocery bill.

Vacation

We all need it!

All regular employees benefit from a vacation period of at least 20 days, up to thirty in some cases (prorated to the time worked).

Teachers have 8 consecutive weeks off normally scheduled between early June and mid-August. Teachers have a break during the winter holidays and spring semester.

The Board is closed to everyone during the holiday season. You can choose to stay in Nunavik and enjoy the local festivities or go home and visit your family and friends.

Vacation

We all need it!

All regular employees benefit from a vacation period of at least 20 days, up to thirty in some cases (prorated to the time worked).

Teachers have 8 consecutive weeks off normally scheduled between early June and mid-August. Teachers have a break during the winter holidays and spring semester.

The Board is closed to everyone during the holiday season. You can choose to stay in Nunavik and enjoy the local festivities or go home and visit your family and friends.

Summer Hours

Our activities don’t stop during the summer!

However, we have a summer schedule with reduced working hours without loss of pay.

Summer Hours

Our activities don’t stop during the summer!

However, we have a summer schedule with reduced working hours without loss of pay.

Group Insurance Program

Stay healthy!

All employees are entitled to at least 6 days to be used for illness each year. You are also entitled to a number of days for medical appointments.

All employees also benefit from salary insurance in the event of prolonged illness.

The Board offers a low-cost group insurance program (drug and other care insurance).

Group Insurance Program

Stay healthy!

All employees are entitled to at least 6 days to be used for illness each year. You are also entitled to a number of days for medical appointments.

All employees also benefit from salary insurance in the event of prolonged illness.

The Board offers a low-cost group insurance program (drug and other care insurance).

Employee and Family Assistance Program

Need to talk to someone?

The Board offers access to an assistance program for employees and their families, available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week (career counseling, financial advice, psychological services, etc.)

Employee and Family Assistance Program

Need to talk to someone?

The Board offers access to an assistance program for employees and their families, available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week (career counseling, financial advice, psychological services, etc.)

Pension Plan

For the future!

The Board offers an advantageous pension plan. Administered by Retraite Québec, the employees are part of the Government and Public Employees Retirement Plan (RREGOP) and the administrators participate in the Supervisory Staff Retirement Plan (PPMP).

Pension Plan

For the future!

The Board offers an advantageous pension plan. Administered by Retraite Québec, the employees are part of the Government and Public Employees Retirement Plan (RREGOP) and the administrators participate in the Supervisory Staff Retirement Plan (PPMP).

Development Fund

For your career!

The purpose of the professional improvement fund is to support employees by offering professional development activities aimed at improving the knowledge, skills or education of staff to enable them to access specialized positions.

Development Fund

For your career!

The purpose of the professional improvement fund is to support employees by offering professional development activities aimed at improving the knowledge, skills or education of staff to enable them to access specialized positions.

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