Director of Housing


Director of Housing

County of Prince Edward
Location: Picton, Ontario
Posted: September 9th 2023
Deadline: September 22nd, 2023
Salary: $139,377.12 to $164,170.23 annua

Prince Edward County is now accepting applications for the full-time permanent position of Director of Housing. 

The Director of Housing is a member of the senior leadership team and reports directly to the Chief Administrative Officer. The Director of Housing is responsible for developing and implementing the strategic direction, overall management and leadership of the housing department and is the primary liaison with the Prince Edward County Affordable Housing Corporation.

The housing department oversees and implements initiatives that increase the supply of affordable housing, works to facilitate new affordable housing developments, as well as monitors and evaluates business contracts and service agreements, funding agreements, and P3 (private-public partnership) agreements related to affordable housing.


The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in public administration, business administration or related discipline, or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
  • Five to seven years of senior management experience within a community, business or municipal context; direct experience and engagement with the housing sector is preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of Prince Edward County and its history, opportunities and challenges is preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of legislation and policies that affect local government, including familiarity with municipal legislation, council processes and procedural impacts.
  • Experience with boards and committees. Demonstrated leadership, negotiation and relationship building skills to support internal and external collaboration.
  • Strong written and oral communication, interpersonal and leadership skills, and public relations skills for writing, evaluating and presenting technical reports, business cases and council reports.
  • Strong project management and negotiation techniques.
  • Familiarity with statistics, research methodologies, management practices, financial management and contract management.
  • Strong understanding of the applicable provincial and federal capital funding models.
  • Strong understanding of private sector capital asset financing models.
  • Highly developed project management, analytical, and decision-making skills to effectively handle a variety of competing tasks and priorities within a supportive and respectful work environment. 
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office applications, knowledge of and experience using digital communication tools/devices and other related databases. 
  • Political acuity and the ability to exercise tact, diplomacy and good judgment at all times.
  • Experience managing departmental budgets.
  • Experience with YARDI or other housing and/or case management software.
  • Valid Class G Ontario driver's license with the use of a safe, reliable vehicle.
Additional Information

The current annual salary range for this position is $139,377.12 to $164,170.23 as per the Non-Union By-Law. Compensation also includes a competitive benefit package and membership in OMERS.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We are an equal opportunity employer and support applicants with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request throughout the recruitment process. Please email your request or call 613-476-2148 ext. 1041.

 The personal information being collected will be used in accordance with The Municipal Act and The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and shall only be used in the selection of a suitable candidate.

Contact Information
County of Prince Edward
332 Picton Main Street,
Picton, Ontario, Canada

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