|Community Development Officer -Technical|
Community Development Officer -Technical
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Salary : $101,265–$114,917 a year
Location : Nunavut
This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.
The Government of Nunavut was selected as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers, and Top Employer for Young People and recent graduates in 2022. With one of the fastest growing and youngest populations in Canada, Nunavut is a dynamic, vibrant territory, committed to becoming an even better place for future generations. As a government, we are strengthening our unique model of governance - one that integrates Inuit societal values, promotes use of the Inuktut language, achieves a representative public service, and collaborates with partners to achieve the promise of Nunavut. Successful applicants will enjoy a competitive salary, medical and dental benefits, a defined benefit pension plan, continuous service bonuses, relocation support, and opportunities for training and career advancement.
The Nunavut Housing Corporation is an agency of the Government of Nunavut which serves the housing needs of one of the fastest growing populations in Canada. NHC’s mandate is to create, co-ordinate, and administer housing programs to provide fair access to a range of affordable housing options to families and individuals in Nunavut. NHC has recently launched The Nunavut 3000 Strategy, (www.igluliuqatigiingniq.ca) which is a collaboration between the government and its partners to deliver 3,000 new units across the housing continuum by 2030.
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).
This position is required to support the design and/or construction and project and contract management of public and staff housing projects; assist in delivery of home ownership programs and will work within established Government of Nunavut (GN) and NHC policies, procedures, regulations and building codes and regulations.
The incumbent schedules and prioritizes own work, with scope of authority to respond to a multitude of community and internal requests made on a regular basis. Complete and provide verbal, written or self-generated recommendations regarding evolution of the NHC partnership process, strategies and reports to the NHC Technical Manager, Housing Organization Managers and Board Members to discuss community housing. The incumbent may organize and attend meetings and workshops, for the development of community proposals, as well as the development of NHC Partnership Agreements as required. At the community level this may require engagement with mayors, councillors, senior administrative officers and other hamlet staff. Incumbent works with standard equipment in an office environment and will spend considerable time in front of a computer, which can cause eyestrain and other physical discomforts. The incumbent will be required to review various contractual documents with great attention to detail, and to perform related project duties or inspections, often during severe weather conditions as required.
There are periods that require physical strength when performing inspections, climbing, crawling in confined spaces sometimes in adverse weather. Frequent travel is required during inclement weather conditions. Mode of transportation includes small aircraft and Corporation vehicles in extreme temperatures. Chance of breakdown may leave incumbent with high risk of exposure/injury. A high degree of stress can be created by unpredictable involvement by politicians (local & Territorial) in an evolving political environment.
The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a completion of a relevant degree (architecture, engineering etc.). 5 years of related work experience as part of a project team involved in building or design, operations and maintenance or housing project delivery; Assets include: building inspection experience; 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; working in a cross-cultural environment; and the ability to speak two or more of Nunavut’s official languages. A combination of education and experience will be considered.
An eligibility list may be created to fill similar positions with NHC in other locations across Nunavut.
If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Please include the reference # in the subject line of your email.
- 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 Inuit. 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.
- Applicants may submit their resume in the Official Language of their choice.
- Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
CONTACT: Nunavut Housing Corporation
PO Box 1000, Station 1400
Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0
Phone: (867) 975-7203
Email: [email protected]