Housing Services Manager

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Housing Services Manager

Reference Number: #SS2019-010
County of Lanark
Location: Perth, Ontario
Posted: April 6th 2019
Deadline: May 2nd, 2019
Salary: $74,147 to $95,714 per year
Description:

Lanark County is recruiting for a Housing Services Manager. This is a full-time position in our Social Services department, starting June 1 in our Smiths Falls office.

Reporting to the Director of Social Services, the Housing Services Manager will manage and provide leadership to the housing services staff. Additional duties include:

  • Provide support to and monitor compliance of non-profit housing providers to ministry legislation and guidelines.
  • Manage the county’s social housing units and draft proposals, evaluate and implement new social housing programs.
  • Influence the strategic direction of the Housing Services department in order to identify, plan for and address gaps associated with affordable housing and homelessness.
  • Respond in the event of a peacetime emergency.
Qualifications
  • Four-year university degree in social work or a related discipline.
  • Minimum 5 years of related progressive experience, including supervisory ideally in social housing or related social service agency.
  • Excellent presentation, oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to negotiate, problem solve and prioritize.
  • High level of computer proficiency in current and program related technologies.
  • Demonstrated supervisory, leadership and financial budgeting skills.
  • Sound working knowledge of the Housing Services Act as well as the current ministry legislation, funding and initiatives.
  • Experience in strategic planning and preparing reports for the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing
  • Experience working in a unionized environment is an asset.
  • Possess a valid Ontario driver’s licence and have access to a vehicle in order to attend off-site meetings on a weekly basis.
Additional Information

In addition to a competitive salary (N.U.G. Salary Grid, Level 10 $74,147 to $95,714), we offer a comprehensive compensation package. The hours of work are 35 hours per week with the ability to work overtime as required. Overtime is not compensated (management lieu-time only).

The Lanark County employee slogan is “Working together to achieve greatness.” If you embrace this ideal and you meet the position qualifications outlined above, we look forward to receiving a detailed résumé no later than Thursday, May 2nd, 2019 quoting job posting SS2019-010.

When emailing your application, please ensure your cover letter, résumé and any other related documents are submitted in one file preferably MSWord (.doc or .docx) or Adobe (.pdf). Email subject line should include your “name” and job posting number “SS2019-010”. (example: John/Jane Doe SS2019-010).

Lanark County is an organization that strives to embrace the spirit of inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to building an inclusive and barrier-free environment in which all individuals have access to the county's goods, services and facilities. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please let us know if you require any accommodations to ensure you can participate fully and equally during the recruitment and selection process.

We would like to thank all who apply, but only those applicants selected for an interview will be acknowledged.

Note: Personal information collected from applications is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and will be used to determine qualifications for employment. Questions about the collection of Information should be directed to the human resources department at the address indicated above.

Contact Information
Human Resources
County of Lanark
99 Christie Lake Road,
Perth, Ontario, Canada
K7H 3C6

Fax: 613-267-2539
Email: ssjobs@lanarkcounty.ca
Website: www.lanarkcounty.ca
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