Employment Opportunities

Director of Capital & Housing

Posted: August 12th, 2019

Job Description: Adhering to the ERBFN Conditions of Employment Policies and maintaining Confidentiality at all times, the Director of Capital & Housing responsibilities will include but not limited to:

• Infrastructure Management – Plans, prioritizes, coordinates, directs and evaluates public works, housing, and capital projects.
• Planning – Oversees and participates in the development and administration of annual operating and capital budgets and approves forecasts of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies.
• Human Resources – Recruits, trains, coaches, supervises and evaluates work performance of Public Works, Housing & Capital Staff.
• Prepares contracts on a broad range of activities. Oversees the work of contractors in accordance with the terms and conditions of approved contracts.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
• Two (2) year college certification in housing, civil engineering technology, land, or construction management
• Minimum three (3) years land development and municipal planning experience
• Minimum five (5) years of supervisory experience
• Knowledge of principles of project management
• Knowledge of regulations and standards for construction and on-going maintenance of major facilities.
o Relevant knowledge of government acts, regulations, codes, standards and resulting guidelines such as:
 Canada Labor Code, National Fire and Building Codes, Occupational Health & Safety regulations, and Collective Agreements.
• Knowledge of financial management systems at a working level, principles and practices of budget preparation, ongoing financial planning for multi-year activities, processes for purchasing and the maintenance of records and administration.
• Ability to provide effective leadership through management, supervision and direction to facilitate a comprehensive community infrastructure maintenance and operation program.
• Ability to analyze and assess complex programs, policies, and operational needs and make appropriate adjustments to ensure effective service delivery.
• Ability to identify and respond to sensitive community and organizational issues, concerns, and needs.
• Knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite work processing, spreadsheets, PowerPoint and database application and e-mail.
• Proven experience working with AutoCAD software,
• Professional certification in alignment with the job description would be considered an asset.
• Applicants being considered for an interview MUST provide a current criminal record and a vulnerable sector check prior to interview.
• Preference may be given to Eel River Bar First Nation Members.
If you’re an experienced individual willing to lead a team and work with a variety of stakeholders to develop long term programs to enhance Eel River Bar First Nation Community, then this is an exciting opportunity worth exploring. This role will appeal to a high-energy highly collaborative professional with innovative thinking and great communication skills. Salary will be based on education experience and qualification of the successful candidate.

Closing Date: September 6, 2019 at 11:55 PM- We thank all applicants, however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please make applications to the attention of Kathy Pictou by email or in person:
Tel: (506) 684-6288 E-mail: kathy.pictou@eelriverbar.ca
(All applications must include Cover Letter, Resume and 3 References.)