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Employment Opportunity

Housing Director

With the support and direction of the Peerless Trout First Nation’s (PTFN) Band Manager, the Housing Director, will ensure the maintenance and up keep of all PTFN housing properties, meeting the reasonable needs of the tenant and ensure all tenants comply with PTFN policies and procedures. The Housing Director must work within the terms and conditions established and he/she must also comply with all relevant legislation in general and residential tenancy letter in particular. The Housing Director must have contract management skills, strategic planning skills, negotiation skills, decision-making skills, and proposal writing skills.

Key Responsibility Areas:

  1. Manage and administer all services and properties
  2. Manage the on-going maintenance of properties
  3. Manage tenant relations
  4. Manages the human resources of the Housing Department
  5. Execute all housing rentals/ownership/renovations agreements
  6. Preparing proposals and reports for funding agencies

You will have:

  • Post-secondary coursework in Business Administration or Management;
  • 2 years management experience along with 3 years property and maintenance management experience;
  • A combination of relevant education and experience may be considered;
  • Understanding of PTFN cultural and political environment and roles and responsibilities of Band Management/Chief and Council
  • An understanding of relevant legislation, policies and procedures;
  • Ability to handle and conduct situations and personalities under confrontational conditions;
  • Strong computer skills in MS Word and MS Excel, Email and Internet, electronic and paper filing, and data base systems;
  • Ability to prepare reports, Meetings, Agendas, and memo’s;
  • Good organization skills:
  • Stress management and time management skills;
  • Effective verbal, listening, written communication skills:
  • Willing, capable and flexible in working to meet the needs of the program;
  • Ability to work well as a team leader;
  • The ability to speak/understand Cree is an asset;
  • Willing to sign an Oath of Confidentiality prior to commencing employment;
  • Willing to provide a Child Intervention check for review every 12 months;
  • Possessing valid Class 4 Alberta driver’s license and give permission to access an annual driver’s abstract;
  • RCMP Police Information Check for and as requested to be reviewed every 12 months;

Please submit a cover letter and resume citing the position title in the email subject line via email to: We thank all candidates for their interest, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Deadline: Friday April 16, 2021 @ 12 noon

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