Housing Manager

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31 March 2023

5-Month Contract with Possibility of Extension MANAGER, Housing

Salary Range: $42.68– $54.47 (Pending Education & Experience)

Location: Administration Office

Report to: CAO

Reporting to the Executive Director, The Housing Manager is responsible for overseeing and managing housing staff, Garden River First Nation Housing Department (GRFNHD) programs and services, as well as planning and supervising construction and renovation projects. The programs and services include but are not limited to the On-Reserve Mortgage Program, Renovation Loan Program and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s Section 95, Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program (RRAP) and Home Adaptation for Senior Independence (HASI) Programs.

• Leads the development of the Departments goals and objectives
• Responsible as a team member to deliver the 10-Year Capital Housing Plan for the Housing Department
• Works with Canada Mortgage Housing Corporation (CMHC) on all housing programs to ensure compliance
Project Management
• Collaborate with stakeholders to determine the specifications of the project; Perform risk management to minimize project risks
• Negotiate with external vendors to reach profitable agreements; Hire contractors and other staff and allocate responsibilities
• Plan all construction operations and schedule intermediate phases to ensure deadlines are met
• Oversee the supervision of the work of the Construction Management Coordinator in construction development
• Evaluate progress and prepare detailed reports with Construction Maintenance Coordinator
• Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
• Ensure time management of all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
• Reports to Senior Management all housing developments, delivery, and construction of approved projects
Tenant Property Management
• Act as a landlord for Garden River Housing; Ensure proper maintenance and inspection are completed on a regular and as needed basis
Financial Management
• Prepare and monitors departmental operating budgets keeping in budget, and assists with annual financial audit
• Prepare financial reporting as required to funders and Senior Management
• Responsible for administering all lending programs ensuring all necessary documents are completed
• Oversees the financial commitment of the Housing Department programs and services
• Prepare Manager reports and presentations to Chief & Council and Community as necessary
• Prepares all necessary proposal submissions and research in a timely manner
• Ensures the department follows procedures and policies by adhering to the Housing Policy and related policies
• Perform other duties as may be required or assigned

• Required post-secondary degree in Business Administration and/or related field;
• Required five years related employment experience;
• Supervisory experience in effectively managing a team;
• Construction management skills in project development and delivery;
• Related experience including: construction knowledge, business knowledge, accounting and financial background;
• Must undergo a criminal record check prior to employment (At Applicant Expense).

*For a copy of the full job description please email employment@gardenriver.org and one can be forwarded* Interested applicants can email or drop off their cover letter, detailed resume, three work related references by: April 17th, 2023 at 4:30pm. Please address the envelope and/or email “Housing Manager– 2023-27” and submit to:
Human Resources
Garden River First Nation
7 Shingwauk Street, Garden River, ON P6A 6Z8
Email: employment@gardenriver.org

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