This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.
Reporting to the Manager, Community Development-Technical, the Community Development Officer-Maintenance Management is responsible for overall planning, implementation, coordination, administration and development of the housing repair and maintenance delivery capability of Local Housing Organizations (LHOs) through assessment, planning, training, support, assistance, and monitoring so as to enable the partner to directly deliver technical housing programs funded by Nunavut Housing Corporation (NHC). The position provides the overall coordination of public and staff housing retrofits, Modernization and Improvement (M&I) projects, and the maintenance of corporate assets in the regions communities. The position also exists to provide to the Local Housing Organizations as needed in the administration and delivery of the repair and maintenance programs.
The incumbent provides support to the Technical and Staff Housing Divisions within the District Office as well as the Local Housing Organization Managers and Maintenance Managers, in areas related to improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the Nunavut Housing Corporation Maintenance Management program. The position is integral in reducing the overall cost within the Nunavut Housing Corporation housing portfolio’s which includes assisting the Manager, Community Development-Technical, Property Management Manager, Maintenance Staff and Local Housing Organization Manager.
This position is also required to recommend improvements to Nunavut Housing Corporation Maintenance Management Program and the maintenance of residential units and warehouses to the Manager Community Development-Technical and to work within established Nunavut Housing Corporation policies, procedures and regulations, and building codes and regulations.
Knowledge of contracting procedures, quality management, construction practices, estimating, building codes, health and safety, construction and maintenance methodology, processes and sequencing, and sensitivity to community issues is required. Leadership, project management, administration, organizational and effective presentation skills are also required for this position.
The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a relevant Degree such as Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management, along with Three (3) years of related experience in the construction industry as well experience working with Microsoft office programs including excel.
Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.
The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut (Inuinnaqtun), English and French.
Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset.
Building inspection, designation or certification as a provincial or municipal building official, experience related to cold climate building design and construction, working in a cross-cultural environment, and the ability to speak two or more of Nunavut’s official languages are considered as assets.
Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.