New Job Indigenous Housing Advisor In Alberta

Indigenous Housing Advisor
Indigenous Housing Advisor

Indigenous Housing Advisor

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $5,433–$7,102 a month
Location : Alberta

Full Description

Job Information

Job Requisition ID: 39462

Ministry: Seniors, Community and Social Services

Location: Edmonton

Full or Part-Time: Full Time

Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Scope: Open Competition

Closing Date: April 11, 2023

Classification: Subsidiary 02B 3625 Program Services 4 Market Adjustment

About Us

The Government of Alberta is committed to a diverse and inclusive public service that reflects the population we serve to best meet the needs of Albertans. Consider joining a team where diversity, inclusion and innovation are valued and supported.

Seniors, Community and Social Services provides supports for seniors, families and communities, and helps Albertans access disability services, financial supports, services for the homeless, and other social-based programs. This ministry supports Albertans through a person-centred, integrated service delivery model that recognizes the unique circumstances, experiences and strengths of individuals and families. The ministry also provides oversight for the Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee.


Do you have experience with Indigenous protocol, financial and analytical experience, and the passion and drive to provide housing support? If so, the Housing Division may have the perfect role for you.

Reporting to the Director, Affordable and Non-Profit Housing, this position is the primary contact for initiatives associated with the provision of affordable housing options for off-reserve Indigenous populations in the province. You will work closely with Indigenous governments and organizations to establish and implement housing programs and capital projects. You will also provide financial analysis, monitoring, and reporting services to ensure Indigenous governments and organizations are aware of and provide consistent information with housing program and capital project accountability policies, standards, and guidelines.

Your contacts:

This position develops and manages relationships with Indigenous governments and organizations and works closely with Housing Division representatives, cross-ministry partners, and external stakeholders.

Your impact:

This role provides consultative, advisory, and liaison services to Indigenous governments and organizations. You will provide advice and expertise related to financial accountability requirements and recommended approaches associated with delivery of housing programs and capital projects. Analyze budgets, audits, and business plans, and other submissions received from Indigenous governments and organizations and provide guidance, input, and recommendations during allocation of approved budget, including developing funding documents and letters.

To be successful in this role you will have well developed financial and analytical skills to synthesize financial information and draw conclusions when comparing financial ratios; superior verbal and written communications skills; well-developed conflict management skills to deal with politically sensitive matters; and have exemplary relationship building skills to establish positive working relationships with various stakeholders.



University graduation in Commerce, business Administration, Accounting or a related field, plus 4 years progressively responsible related experience; or
equivalent as described below. Experience with budgeting, forecasting, auditing principles, theories (GAAP, PSAS) will be essential to this role.

A valid driver's license is required as travel within the province of Alberta is a requirement for the role.

Equivalency: Directly related education or experience considered on the basis of:
  • 1 year of education for 1 year of experience; or
  • 1 year of experience for 1 year of education

  • Experience working with Indigenous communities
  • A Financial Designation
  • Experience with legal agreements and/or interpreting legislation
  • Experience with stakeholder relations

APS Competencies

Competencies are behaviors that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process.

This link will assist you with understanding competencies:

If you haven’t included competency information in the “Role” section, you can include the critical competencies with examples of how they relate to the role being recruited to in this section; below is a list of the APS Competencies to assist you:
  • Agility
  • Drive for Results
  • Develop Self and Others
  • Build Collaborative Environments
  • Develop Networks
  • Systems Thinking
  • Creative Problem Solving


$2,716.64 to $3,550.90 bi-weekly ($70,904 - $92,678/year)


36.25 hours weekly.

The successful candidate may be required to complete a security check.

Any costs associated with obtaining the required documents/checks as noted or interview travel expenses, will be the responsibility of the candidate. Out-of-province applicants can obtain the required documents/checks from the province they currently reside in.

Links and information on what the GoA has to offer to prospective employees.
  • Working for the Alberta Public Service –
  • Pension plans:
  • Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP) –
  • Management Employees Pension Plan (MEPP) –
  • Leadership and mentorship programs
  • Professional learning and development
  • Positive workplace culture and work-life balance
  • Opportunity to participate in flexible work arrangements such as working from home up to two days per week and modified work schedule agreements
  • Research Alberta Public Service Careers tool –

How To Apply

If you are not currently an employee with the Government of Alberta, the first step in applying for a job is creating your candidate profile within our online application system,

Existing employees should access the Career tile in 1GX to submit their application in order to be recognized as an internal applicant.

Once you have created your candidate profile, visit the Alberta Public Service job site to apply for jobs at

Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience and relevant examples of required competencies.

Resources for applicants:
  • Apply for Jobs with the Alberta Public Service:
  • Understanding the Alberta Public Service Hiring Process:
  • ALIS:

It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS)

Closing Statement

This competition may be used to fill future vacancies, across the Government of Alberta, at the same or lower classification level.

We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

If you require any further information on this job posting or a copy of the role profile, and/or require a disability related accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Tetyana Adamyk at [email protected].

If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check