Wei Wai Kum First Nation
Campbell River Indian Band Office
1650 Old Spit Road, Campbell River, B.C., Canada V9W 3E8
Tel.: (250) 286-6949
Toll free tel: 1- 877- 286-6949 Fax:(250) 287-8838
POSITION: Housing Administrator
REPORTS TO: Senior Manager of Operations
This position the full-time position of Housing Administrator. This position will assist
Band Members to secure housing and housing maintenance funding. This position will focus on current housing units and programs that affect them including CMHC Non profit Housing Programs, CHMC Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program
(RRAP), Capital Housing and Band Owned Housing.This position is also responsible for rental agreements, rent collection and property inspections.
I Responsibilities include:
- Determining the cost of new units.
- Applying to CMHC for On-Reserve Non Profit Housing Program (section 95)
- Applying to ISC (Indigenous Services Canada) for available subsidies.
- Applying for mortgages to fund construction.
- Meet with applicants. Prepare applications for Senior Manager of Operations and Council.
- Maintain a membership waiting list for Social Housing and Rental Housing.
- Present/provide requested housing information to Senior Manager of
Operations and Council.
- Process rental agreements as per housing policies and procedures.
- Monitor collection of rents and deal with arrears and rental collections.
- Handle housing complaints.
- Maintain the social housing units by completing required housing checks.
- Report to ISC or CMHC as required.
Process requests from members for renovations.
Assist members in applying for available funding programs from CMHC.
Apply for available ISC subsidies.
Source quotes from contractors for the renovations and facilitates the awarding of
contracts under a bidding process from a minimum of 3 independent contractors.
Monitor the progress of renovations.
Arrange for inspection of the completed renovations.
Requisition cheques for payment of contractors.
Handle complaints from contractors or members.
Report to CMHC and ISC as required.
Inform community members of the availability of lots.
Ensure applicants are financially capable of building on the lot.
Ensure that applicants are aware of time limit for construction of their and monitor
the progress of construction
Maintain a waiting list in date order.
Meet with applicants for lots and complete applications
Assist and encourage members in procedures and steps for getting a mortgage
Advise successful applicants and handle choosing of lots.
Prepare rental agreements and monitor collection of rents.
Maintain buildings and property.
Maintains an Elders’ housing wait list in date order.
Apply for any available funding.
Arrange for appraisals of houses as requested by Senior Manager of
Operations or Council.
Report to Senior Manager of Operations, Council and at Band Meetings on housing issues.
Assist Council with evictions when required.
Must attend all applicable community meetings, i.e. AGM
Provides administrative support to all relative Council Committees as directed by
Provides ongoing communication to community members whenever required
Submit required documentation to ISC, CMHC and FN Housing Association.
Ensure ISC reports are up-to-date to prevent funding suspension for the Band.
Maintain good relations with ISC and CMHC.
Other housing-related duties as may be assigned from time to time
Enforce land laws not addressed by provision of the Land Code
Post-secondary education in a related field is preferred.
Excellent communication skills; to include familiarity with principles of natural
justice and mediation.
Knowledge of contract law and management; to include familiarity with real land
practices (e.g. valuation and appraisal)
Knowledge of local government laws and principles
Knowledge of land registry practices and policies
Experience in ISC programs, construction, contract negotiations, and coventure
Computer literacy (MS Office); bookkeeping skills; and valid driver’s license.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Full-time employment 5 days (35 hours) per week
Hours of work: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. May be required to work occasional
evenings or weekends.
Place of work: Wei Wai Kum Administration Office
Must abide by Human Resource Policy and follow Band housing and land policies.
Salary range $ 22.58-$30.98 per hour based on applicable knowledge and experience
Please mail, email or fax the following documents: a cover letter, current resume to:
Merci Brown, Senior Manager of Operations
Wei Wai Kum First Nation
CLOSING DATE: January 31, 2023
Only those short-listed will be contacted for an interview
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: $22.58-$30.98 per hour
- Casual dress
- Company events
- Company pension
- Dental care
- Disability insurance
- Discounted or free food
- Employee assistance program
- Extended health care
- On-site parking
- Paid time off
- Vision care
Flexible Language Requirement:
- English not required
- Day shift
- Monday to Friday
Ability to commute/relocate:
- Campbell River, BC: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)
- AEC / DEP or Skilled Trade Certificate (preferred)
Work Location: One location
Application deadline: 2023-01-31
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