This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.
Reporting to the District Director, the Manager, Community Development - Maintenance is responsible, from the planning to the development stage of the housing repair and maintenance delivery capability of community partners to enable the partner, for direct delivery of technical housing programs funded by the Corporation. The incumbent is responsible for administration of all modernization and improvement projects and the maintenance of Corporate assets throughout the 13 Baffin communities and fostering community development in the Baffin District.
The Manager, Community Development - Maintenance recommends to Local Housing Organization (LHO) Managers and Board of Directors areas of improvement for effective and efficient operation of LHO’s. The incumbent is required to initiate changes to the NHC Maintenance Management Program to the District Director, the Directorate and Headquarters; and to work within established GN/NHC policies, procedures, regulations and all applicable building codes. The incumbent is the maintenance liaison with Community Development Programs and Homeownership clients. The incumbent is responsible for the planning, coordination, administration and development of the housing repair and maintenance delivery of all Public Housing, Staff Housing and Home Repair Programs in the 13 Baffin District communities.
An in-depth knowledge of contracting procedures and construction practices and strong leadership skills are required for this position. Knowledge of quality management with ability to motivate action from LHO’s and other stakeholders with ability to take initiative and work productively alone as well as in a team setting is required. Must be able to read construction drawings, specifications and scopes of work and be able to interpret technical manuals, instructions and codes with the knowledge of estimating, building codes, health and safety. Ability to write and verbally communicate technical instructions, reports, summaries, emails or minutes in a clear and accurate manner is required. Must have ability to support the NHC vision and operate effectively in a cross-cultural environment, demonstrating respect and have sensitivity to community issues. The ability to analyze and evaluate issues to form judgement on best course of action is required.
The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a recognized degree in Architecture, engineering, construction management or related, along with four (4) years of related experience in the construction industry and one (1) year of supervisory or management experience.
Assets include: Building inspection experience, designation/certification as a provincial/municipal building official, experience related to cold climate building design and construction, ability to work in a cross-cultural environment and ability to speak two or more of Nunavut’s official languages.
Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.