Staff Directory

Community Development Officer - Programs

Nunavut Housing Corporation
Cape Dorset
Reference number: 
Type of employment: 
Union Status: 
This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$ 94,010.00
Northern Allowance: 
$ 20,980.00
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
24 February 2017

Shared Subsidized staff housing is available.

Reporting to the Manager, Community Development – Programs, the Community Development Officer - Programs is responsible for delivery of the Nunavut Housing Corporation (NHC) Public Housing and Homeownership programs and provides assistance to Local Housing Organizations (LHO) with program administration and delivery. The planning, training, assessment and monitoring of the NHC funded housing programs are the responsibility of the Community Development Officer - Programs. The position assists the Manager, Community Development - Programs towards building Program capacity within each of the communities in the District.

Homeownership and Public Housing program delivery is the primary function of the Community Development Officer – Programs.  This position is an important link between the NHC, LHOs, Nunavut communities and other stakeholders on housing programs. The proper implementation of Nunavut’s public housing programs, coordination and management of these programs is an ongoing responsibility that requires essential monitoring, administration and feedback to the user and the NHC.

The Community Development Officer – Programs provides an essential link and source of information between the NHC and LHOs, responsible for the implementation and administration of housing programs contained within the LHO Management Agreement between LHO’s and the NHC.

The Community Development Officer – Programs will provide key public relations and communication functions in support of the NHC’s Public Housing and Homeownership programs. The position will demonstrate the skills and ability to provide media and public forum meetings, conduct information orientation sessions, counseling and financial guidance pertaining to the Funding Agreements of home ownership programs. The position fosters LHO and staff development and also participates, coordinates, and oversees building capacity within their district communities.

The incumbent will have a Degree/Diploma in Business Administration, Social Sciences or similar post-secondary education relevant to the position with 3 (three) years of similar work experience. The ability to speak Inuktitut/Inuinnaqtun is an asset.

A combination of education and work experience equivalency will be considered.

An eligibility list will be created for this competition and may be used to fill future vacancies

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Land Claims Beneficiaries. 
  • Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy. 
  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration. 
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website. 
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Department of Finance (Igloolik)

Government of Nunavut

PO Box 239, Igloolik, Nunavut X0A 0L0

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