Job Posting 85888

Property Manager Assistant
M'akola Housing Society
North Coast / Nechako / North East
Prince Rupert
closed 2 days ago (Mon, 8 Aug)
full time


Property Manager Assistant - Full Time

M’akola Housing Society – Prince Rupert


We honour our Indigenous roots as an Indigenous organization and strive to hire and train interested Indigenous people to work in all areas of our organization. We understand that there have been historical events that have affected the identity of Indigenous people.

We accept all self-identifying Indigenous employees including status, non-status, Metis, and Inuit pursuant to Section 42 of the BC Human Rights Code. We honour and understand Indigenous cultures and values and do our best to support our employees.

If you have any questions regarding this position or applying for the position, please reach out and email us at: or by phone: 778-402-9260. We want to support all applicants during this process.

 Who We Are

M’akola Housing Society (MHS) is an Indigenous affordable housing provider committed to supporting vibrant, diverse communities in British Columbia. Our portfolio spans the entire province and involves property management, asset management, Assisted Living and providing professional consulting services to other service providers.

At MHS, we have energetic and engaged teams. Each member brings a unique approach and skillset, and together we are committed to delivering high-quality service to our tenants and their communities. We strive to create a welcoming and supportive environment where all team members take personal accountability for their work, have a passion for excellence, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential.

What We Offer

  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • Additional paid time off between Christmas and New Years
  • Matched Municipal Pension Plan (MPP)
  • Medical Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Health & Wellness Program includes $250/year
  • Professional Development Program

Position Summary

Reporting to the Property Manager, this position provides a range of confidential and administrative functions to support the regional property management office. The Property Manager Assistant (PMA) will bring lived experience as an Indigenous person to the department and be responsible for the overall flow of work for the regional office and to provide exceptional customer service to our tenants while being mindful of M’akola’s vision and values. The successful candidate will receive training and mentorship for this position.

Due to the nature of the residents M’akola supports, the successful candidate must be or willing to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus before their start date.

This position is full-time, permanent, Monday – Friday, 35 hours/week based out of the Prince Rupert Regional Office (1400 Kootenay Avenue).

Education and Experience

  • Certificate/diploma in related field
  • At least 3 years of administrative experience
  • Combination of related education and experience will be considered
  • Experience working with computers, particularly MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook), training will be provided
  • Experience working in and with the Indigenous community preferred.

Required Skills and Knowledge

  • Takes initiative to ask questions and seek answers
  • Goal-oriented with a strong desire to meet deliverables and complete tasks
  • Ability to be agile and adapt to a changing work environment with competing priorities that can change in a moments’ notice
  • Strong interpersonal skills (i.e. tact, respectful interactions and diplomacy)
  • Strong planning and time management skills
  • Exhibits cultural sensitivity and awareness
  • Highly organized with a good work ethic
  • Proven methods for excellent record keeping, file management and report preparation
  • Ability to draft correspondence from brief instructions
  • Clear and concise communication verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision as well as part of a high-functioning team
  • High level of speed and accuracy for administrative tasks
  • A proactive approach that addresses root causes
  • Confidently handle stressful and difficult situations in a positive manner
  • Maintain confidentiality on all matters
  • Ability to understand and comply with M’akola Housing Society Policies and Procedures, vision, mission and values.


  • Be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or willing to get vaccinated before start date
  • Current First Aid – Level 1 is considered an asset, if required, M’akola will pay for the course
  • Criminal Record Check upon selection
  • Follow M’akola Housing Society Policies and Procedures.

If a candidate requires reasonable accommodation or additional support to participate in the application process, please contact our HR department at or call 778-402-9260. Any personal information provided will be maintained in confidence.

Preference will be given to applicants of Indigenous ancestry (please self-identify) as per Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code.

Closing Date: Until filled.

Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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