CLOSING DATE: SEPTEMBER 27, 2019 @ 4:30 P.M.
LATE OR INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
Applications MUST include: Cover letter, resume and two (2) letters of reference (one from recent employer).
DOTC is seeking a dynamic individual who wants to make an impact and improve quality of life for First Nations citizens through the development of On-Reserve planning solutions and policy development. Under the general supervision of the Chief Executive Officer, the On-Reserve Planning & Policy Coordinator will be responsible for engaging with DOTC member communities, developing housing projects, and assisting on-reserve housing personnel with capacity development opportunities.
- Engage, identify, organize, and create community/land-use/housing plans for member First Nations of DOTC.
- Assist communities in the collection and usage of data related to housing management and maintenance issues.
- Support communities with various processes and information for best practices in such areas as contractors, inspections, project management, etc.
- Assist in the development of On-Reserve housing initiatives, policies and procedures for local housing authorities and departments that will increase governance and build capacity.
- Develop policy initiatives in the housing area that will increase the asset base and address issues such as housing backlog, maintenance and health conditions.
- Meet with community leaders and staff to support their housing plans within their respective communities.
- Remain current in legislation, policy changes, private sector developments and changes at the community level that have an impact on member First Nations of DOTC.
- Build and maintain relationships with communities, funding agencies and other relevant stakeholders.
- Assist in writing proposals for grants and program funding where appropriate to improve operations and services.
- Ability to understand blueprints, engineering drawings and technical documents.
- Post-secondary education in planning, public administration, housing management, community development, or a closely related field; will consider equivalent training/experience.
- Minimum two years experience working with First Nations communities and/or Tribal Council, government department and/or public sector organization.
- Knowledge of culture, traditions, protocols, attitudes and social-economic conditions of First Nations communities.
- Excellent written communication and working knowledge of fiscal management.
- Strong interpersonal, communications, training, and facilitation skills.
- Strong organizational and time management skills, be flexible, and perform work under time pressure.
- Ability to travel to our member First Nation communities and to other meeting locations as required.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
- Valid Manitoba Driver’s Licence.
- Access to a reliable vehicle.
Job Type: Full-time