Housing Coordinator

Animakee Wa Zhing #37 are looking for a Housing Coordinator! For more information on this LEAP job posting, check out the details below!

Animakee Wa Zhing #37 is seeking a dynamic individual to join its team as Housing Coordinator. The Housing Coordinator is responsible for assisting in the development and administration of the On-Reserve Housing Management Program for Animakee Wa Zhing #37. Reporting to the General Manager, the Housing Coordinator performs all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the First Nation’s approved policies, plans, standards and procedures. The successful applicant will be offered a competitive annual salary, a four- day work week, an employer paid group benefit plan, an employee/employee pension plan, First Nations days of observance, and paid time off during Christmas.

Employer Name: Animakee Wa Zhing #37
City: Sioux Narrows
Province: ON
Postal Code: P0X 1N0
Application Deadline: July 18th, 2024
Email: jobs@nwa37.ca
Hours of Work: Full-Time
Job Type: Full-Time
Wages: TBD

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:

Policy Development and Implementation

        Maintains the Housing Policy and any related policies and procedures as directed by the General Manager

        Monitors the administration of, and compliance to, the Housing Policy, National Building Code of Canada, and Safety Standards and Procedures on behalf of the General Manager

Sourcing and Management of Funding

        Tracks and reconciles approved budgets

        Identifies various funding sources for housing projects in the community and assists with application development

Housing Program Administration

        Assists to plan and implement new housing and rental construction, including coordination of applications, permits and other related documentation

        Manages or oversees the development and maintaining of an inventory of all on-reserve housing assets

        Administers band-owned housing mortgages

        Provide information to, coordinate and assist community members with questions, tenant applications, repair requests and other related paperwork as required

        Maintains all records including payment, receipts, wait list, repairs, maintenance, etc.

        Coordinates requests for housing maintenance and repairs with the Public Works team

        Keeps current on all related Housing and Rental standards and regulations and assists administration in accordance with policy, funding agencies and related regulations and housing building standards

Housing Committee Administration

        Supports and assists the Housing Committee with carrying out their duties and responsibilities

        Coordinates the review of the Terms of Reference for the Animakee Wa Zhing #37 Housing Committee in accordance with the Housing Policy

Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:

        Knowledge of ISC and CMHC Housing Programs

        A comprehensive and progressive understanding of First Nations community needs, culture, language and customs, including demonstrating and modeling cultural awareness and sensitivity

        Exceptional integrity and professionalism including maintaining confidentiality

        Strong analytical and decision-making skills, including the ability to organize, prioritize and manage workload and work independently with minimal supervision

        Strong team player with excellent team building skills

        Effective written and oral communications skills to effectively deal with staff, membership and service providers, including high proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook) and Adobe Acrobat

        Ability to work flexible hours

        High school degree or equivalent, and related Post-Secondary Certificate(s) or Diploma (Administration, Property Management, Building/Property Maintenance) preferred

        A minimum of 2 years of directly related experience in office administration for housing, asset or building management programs

        Experience working with ISC, CMHC, and other related Provincial and Federal Agencies considered an asset

        Experience working with First Nations, preferably with responsibilities in a housing management role

        Experience in proposal writing, contract management and financial management

How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

Ability to successfully and periodically undergo an appropriate criminal records review and police record check is required.

All interested applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume outlining the position for which you are applying and how you meet these qualifications to jobs@nwa37.ca

Candidates who meet the above criteria will be contacted for an interview. Proof of certifications will be required prior to employment.

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