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Housing Coordinator

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This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$ 70,083.00 per annum, 37.5 hour/week
Northern Allowance: 
$ 15,016.00 per annum
No staff housing available
Closing Date: 
05 January 2018

This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Manager, Finance, the Housing Coordinator is responsible for the Iqaluit Health Services transient staff housing arrangements. The Coordinator assumes responsibility for a small O & M budget for transient staff housing property. The function is to ensure compliance with recognized landlord-tenant standards and practices and make recommendations to the Senior Leadership Team on compliance through the Manager of Finance. The Coordinator through a means of consultation with various stakeholders, will develop, evaluate, and process procedures to ensure that the government’s goals are achieved. This includes working with external service providers to ensure a healthy standard of accommodation is available regardless of physical location within the 13 centers in the Baffin Region.

The incumbent takes the lead in measuring the delivery of this program by providing leadership with a wide variety of functions leading to customer satisfaction within the ranks of the Regional Health Community by: developing and ensuring that standards are implemented for assigning accommodation, facilitating efforts to improve the level of service being provided through consultation, work with outside agencies both government and the private sector to ensure approved superior service and standards are achieved, develop a program and put in place to ensure that employment and educational opportunities are identified for local indigenous people and acted upon, identify concerns and opportunities for improvement within the Staff Housing Property Management mandate, evaluate and make recommendations to management through the Manager of Finance about changes in services and policy.

An in-depth knowledge and experience in working in a multi-cultural environment and in property management systems, current knowledge and understanding of legislation related to the Landlord Tenant Act and local bylaws as they pertain to housing and leasing agreements, Knowledge on developing standards, policies and procedures for accommodation assignments, property inventories, dispute resolution and customer satisfaction training, the ability to assess a situation and act in a responsible and effective manner, this would include working with customers with varying degrees of expectation while under stress, the ability to communicate effectively with staff and customers from diverse cultural and education backgrounds, requires an ability to work as a team member and participate in a diverse professional and cultural setting, as this position is located at QGH.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a recognized Diploma in Tourism Management or in Marketing, along with one year of related experience.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut (Inuinnaqtun), English and French.

Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset.

Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset. 

  • 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 (Iqaluit)

Government of Nunavut
PO Box 1000, Station 430, Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0
Phone: (867) 975-6222
Toll Free: 1-888-668-9993
Fax: (867) 975-6220