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Community Development Officer-Technical
This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.
Reporting to the Manager Community Development-Technical, the Community Development Officer-Technical is responsible for the overall coordination of the new construction of public housing and staff housing as well as technical support for the homeownership repair programs to enable the partner to directly deliver technical housing programs funded by the Nunavut Housing Corporation (NHC)
The position is required to support the design and/or construction and project and contract management of public and staff housing; assist in delivery of home ownership programs; and will work within established Government of Nunavut (GN) and Nunavut Housing Corporation (NHC) policies, procedures and regulations and building codes and regulations. The position will also be responsible to make recommendations on major repairs and maintenance requirements including NHC Maintenance Management Program.
Knowledge of contracting procedures, quality management, construction practices, estimating, building codes, health and safety and technical principals, code compliance, regulations, and policies related to building planning, design and construction is required. Strong 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 or Engineering along with Five (5) years of related work experience as part of a project team involved in building or design, operations and maintenance or housing project delivery.
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, experience in contract management or procurement, and working in a cross-cultural environment are considered as assets.
Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.