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Housing Manager

Deadline: Open until Filled

FT permanent

$75,000 Gross Annual Salary


Missanabie Cree First Nation is looking for a Housing Manager to manage all aspects of on-reserve housing, including development, administration, and enforcement of Housing Policy, tenant management, the RFP process and inspection of housing construction.




The successful applicant should have knowledge of On-Reserve Housing, a degree in Public Administration, Business, Policy, Accounting or a related field and a minimum of 5 years of experience working in the related field of their academic training. The applicant should have training and/or experience in On-Reserve Indigenous Community Housing.


The successful candidate must possess the following skills:


  • Proven project management

  • Excellent administrative skills such as: computer literacy, time management, detail oriented

  • Communication and ability to build a good rapport with community.

  •   Clean CPIC

  • Class “G” Drivers’ License

  • Indigenous Housing program administration experience (or ability to take this training)



  • Research and develop housing policy with support from the Governance Committee including but not limited to MCFN’s Allocation Policy, Rental Housing Policy, Housing Enforcement Policy;

  • Marketing and management of application process, overseeing intake, review applications to ensure they meet specific eligibility standards and grade their applications against set criteria in the competitive process;

  • Interview prospective tenants to ensure that they are responsible and able to meet the rental agreement terms;

  • Administer financial aspects of rental property management for the band, communicate and coordinate information sharing with finance on rental agreements, tenant arrears, unit vacancies, etc.;

  • Coordinate with contractors to perform repairs on the buildings when necessary;

  • Maintaining order in the community by enforcing rules regarding noise level, occupancy limits, pets, parking, etc.;

  • Conducting regular inspections of units to identify maintenance issues before they become major problems;

  • Conducting evictions when necessary to remove tenants who violate lease agreements or commit illegal acts on the property;

  • Building a housing department of staff, including but not limited to; funding proposal writing to secure funds for recruitment of staff, advertising, interviewing, recruiting, and supervising staff of the Housing Department;

  • Overseeing the RFP process for rental housing construction on-reserve as well as site inspection services.


*This position may be considered on an underfill contractual basis, should there not be fully qualified candidates.


To apply for this position, please drop off your cover letter, resume and references (3) in person at:

559 Queen St. East

Sault Ste Marie, ON, P6A 2A3

By Fax:  705-254-3292 (Attention: June Markie)


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