Job Posting 99507

Housing Placement Coordinator
BC Housing
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 7 days (Fri, 1 Mar)
full time

HOUSING PLACEMENT COORDINATOR:

$56,796.64 - $65,740.30 Annually

POSITION SUMMARY

Reporting to the assigned Manager the Housing Placement Coordinator is the primary contact for current tenants requiring relocation, providing operational support to temporary housing and community spaces operated by BC Housing and/or Non-Profit Societies. He/She/They collaborates with internal teams to locate permanent housing solutions for individuals housed in transition housing sites or tenants requiring relocation. The role assists with triaging potential issues, developing and implementing solutions, and coordinating the completion of regular operational duties at the various sites The position engages with diverse tenant population as a communication and resource liaison. The position builds collaborative relationships with tenants, site owners, operators, communities, and other stakeholders connected to the housing projects including renovated or newly built units that accommodate the needs and housing composition of tenants and individuals.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

The successful candidate will have the following:

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Post Secondary diploma in community social services, health care delivery, community mental health, or other related
    fields.
  • Considerable progressive experience in a comparable environment in the delivery of social services and or community based programs with Non-Profit agencies or organizations serving homeless or vulnerable populations facing multiple barriers.
  • Some experience in coordination of services, logistics, budgeting and working with individuals from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds facing multiple barriers to successful housing.
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience acceptable to the employer.

 KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Sound knowledge and understanding of BC Housing’s mandate, programs, and policies in delivering social housing and social services to the vulnerable.
  • Sound knowledge of current social issues such as homelessness, mental illness, domestic violence, addictions etc.
  • Sound knowledge of Federal and Provincial social housing programs including funding arrangements, RTA and Tenant Relocation policies.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the risks associated with housing vulnerable tenants, community resources and methods of access.
  • Some knowledge and understanding of budgeting.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and time management skills and ability to multitask.
  • Excellent awareness of cultural diversity and skilled in facilitation, mediation, consensus building and conflict resolution.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and proficient in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to build and maintain professional, supportive, and confidential relationships with multi-barriered people while applying a high degree of discretion and respecting the role and obligations of social housing and property management staff.
  • Ability to work effectively with service providers and across departments in a team and partnership context to mitigate risk and resolve issues.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and make sound administrative/ procedural decisions on sensitive and confidential issues.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends and frequent travel to various sites. Valid Class 5 BC driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle.
  • Please Note: Successful applicant(s) are subject to a satisfactory criminal record search and are required to maintain Security Clearance throughout their employment.

 

How to Apply:

Please review the attached job description for a complete list of duties, qualifications and competencies.  To be considered for this competition, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position.  This information will be used as part of the selection process.

Your cover letter and resume should be submitted as one document in your profile when applying for this position. Please add your cover letter to your resume and submit both documents as your resume.

 

Please review the Job Description prior to applying

 

As part of the application process, you will be prompted to fill out a questionnaire which must be completed in order for your application to be considered. Please allot up to 5 minutes to fill it out after submitting your resume and cover letter as one single document.

Only applications submitted using the Online Recruitment System at www.bchousing.org/careers will be accepted

If you are passionate about what you do and want to use your expertise to engage in a meaningful and challenging work, please apply to join our team today at www.bchousing.org/careers

At BC Housing, we're committed to providing a healthy, safe and inclusive workplace where respect and diversity are recognized assets. We invite and welcome applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, Persons with Disabilities and Disabled People, persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and all people committed to meaningful work that makes a difference.  We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you require accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact .

We didn’t become one of BC’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Greenest Employers without a lot of thought, care and consideration for our team and environment. Our supportive and collaborative workplace balances engaging and challenging work with personal development and wellness initiatives.

- Indigenous candidates are welcome to connect with an Indigenous team member in our organization to discuss the recruitment process and our workplace, please contact to arrange a call.)

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