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Director of Housing

Stswecem’c Xget’tem First Nation

921 Lily Lane Dog Creek British Columbia


The Housing Manager contributes to the overall success of the organization by coordinating access to housing assistance, advisory services, identifying housing needs, managing rent and maintenance fees, administering housing renovations, housing maintenance and capital projects, managing the budget and meeting reporting requirements for housing in the community according to the organization's vision, objectives and strategic direction.  The Housing Manager oversees staff and inspects facilities, using excellent communication skills to build productive and effective relationships.


  • Develops an operational plan which incorporates goals and objectives for programs and services, including program delivery and evaluation
  • Delivers the provision of housing to community members by establishing and implementing policies and procedures, managing maintenance of the premises through work orders and purchase orders, arranging for renovations and repairs that meet building codes and standards
  • Prepares an annual budget for approval of the Chief Administrative Officer and monitors expenditures throughout the year to stay within budget
  • Undertakes annual housing inspections documenting findings and adding new requirements to annual plans and budgets
  • Develops tools to educate tenants, promote reporting of maintenance issues and ensures compliance with policies and sense of responsibility and ownership
  • Collects rents and maintenance fees, and develops a collection system for arrears, accounts for insurance and mortgage payments, loan applications and renewal documents
  • Establishes a warehouse to stock common parts required
  • Meets regularly with government bodies, industry, Aboriginal organizations, etc. to share information and identity problem areas, and works towards developing solutions to issues
  • Identifies, promotes and coordinates partnership opportunities with Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal communities focusing on housing and maintenance
  • Conducts needs assessment with the community to identify needs and to provide information to external agencies as well as governing body that feeds the operational plan
  • Consults and liaises with other housing experts to share information and to potentially formulate joint special projects which would enhance the delivery of existing programs and services
  • Sets up and Chairs the Housing Committee meetings and creates the agenda, minutes and other documentation
  • Works closely with Social Development in the administration of rents for tenants on Social Assistance


  • Business Administration Diploma, or related field, or relevant experience
  • Three years to five years, business, property management, or related experience
  • Experience supervising and managing staff as well as developing and managing budgets



  • Knowledge of the provision of housing principles, practices, policies and procedures to consult with staff and various other governing bodies and agencies
  • Knowledge of building



Final wage will be determined based on qualifications, education and experience.


We can offer a solid benefits plan for qualifying employees once they complete their probation period that include dental, vision, extended medical and even a registered pension plan.

About The Company

Stswecem’c Xget’tem First Nation

921 Lily Lane
Dog Creek British Columbia V0L 1J0 CA

Stswecem’c Xget’tem First Nation is a northern Secwepemc First Nation government located in a semi-remote area of the Cariboo region of British Columbia, approximately 85 kilometers southwest of Williams Lake and 58 kilometers northwest of Clinton.

We are one of 17 distinct Secwepemc Nations and we have joined with three other northern Secwepemc nations to form Northern Secwepemc te Qelmucw (NStQ); we are working through the treaty process, on the path to self-determination.

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Job Details

  • Location
    921 Lily Lane Dog Creek British Columbia
  • Type
  • Wage
    $32.41 - $41.06 Hourly
  • Hours
    40 Hours Per Week
  • Experience
    3 Years
  • Start Date
    July 27, 2023
  • Closing Date
    April 30, 2024
  • Posted
    7 months ago

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