Legal Advisor - Municipal

February 23 2024
Expected expiry date: March 31 2024
Industries Public administration
Categories Administrative, Public, Regulatory, Govt., Criminal, Penal, Litigation
Anywhere - Quebec • Full time

Under the supervision of the Assistant Director of the Legal, Socio-Judicial and Municipal Management Department, the responsibilities of the Legal Advisor includes, without being limited to, the following:


  • Assist and provide legal technical assistance to the 14 Northern villages in Nunavik;
  • Draft legal documents such as calls for tenders, contracts, by-laws, resolutions and any other documents for the Northern villages;
  • Participate in the preparation of calls for tenders for the Northern villages and determine if received tenders are compliant;
  • Draft legal opinions on various legal topics as required by the Northern Villages;
  • Provide legal assistance during municipal elections;
  • Facilitate and coordinate capacity-building activities for the Northern villages;
  • Follow up on litigation files involving the Northern villages;
  • Assist with insurance claims for the Northern villages and participate in the renewal of their insurance policies every year;
  • Manage the Offence Management Bureau, on behalf of the Northern villages, process their statements of offences and act as their attorney before the court;
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with the representatives of the Northern villages;
  • Perform other related duties as requested.



  • Member of the Barreau du Québec;
  • Minimum of two (2) years of law practice, preferably in the municipal sector;
  • Demonstrated leadership, organizational skills and initiative;
  • Excellent problem solving, decision making, communication and analytical skills;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in both English and French; knowledge of Inuktitut is an asset;
  • Ability to work under pressure and respect deadlines;
  • Be willing and available to travel in Nunavik and outside the region;
  • Past work experience in a cross-cultural environment, preferably with native communities, will be considered as an asset;
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite as well as other relevant software.


Place of work: Kuujjuaq, Quebec

Salary:  Min. $62,011 yearly – Max. $106,403 yearly (Class 10)


Cost-of-living differential: minimum $8 500 annually

Food allowance: minimum $3 903 annually

Annual leave trips: maximum of 3 per person annually;

Simplified Pension Plan: 6% employer, 4% employee

Group Insurance

Vacation: 20 days

Statutory Holidays: 20 days including 10 during Christmas holidays


Please send your resume  to:

Human Resources Advisor

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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