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Director of Capital and Housing ($110,000-$140,000/yr)

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Job Description

  • Have a meaningful impact on the lives of the Tsay Keh Dene Nation in a welcoming community
  • Receive a competitive annual salary of $110,000-$140,000, depending on experience, plus comprehensive benefits! 
  • Join a holistic workplace with a rewarding career 
About Tsay Keh Dene Nation

At Tsay Keh Dene Nation (TKDN), our essence, deeply interwoven with our profound connection to the land, embodies resilience and a vision for the future. Our commitment extends beyond the preservation of our rich history and culture; it's a promise to our community's well-being through sustainable stewardship. 

Driven by a vision of self-reliance, we embrace a comprehensive approach to development, incorporating education, health, and economic sustainability into the fabric of our society. We stand as custodians of our environment, champions of education, and builders of a future where cultural practices and empowerment through public service lead the way.

To learn more about us, please visit:

About the Opportunity

TKDN has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Director of Capital and Housing role, based in Prince George, BC.

In this role, you will primarily oversee all aspects of the organization's capital projects and housing initiatives, ensuring strategic planning, project management, and compliance with relevant regulations and standards.

Reporting to the Executive Director, you will work closely with internal teams, government agencies, and external partners to develop and implement capital and housing strategies that support the organization's goals and objectives.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Planning, prioritizing, and directing public works, housing, and capital projects
  • Working with consultants, engineers, and other professional services
  • Developing and implementing policies, bylaws, and compliance strategies
  • Preparing technical and administrative reports for project documentation
  • Managing the financial aspects including budgeting and funding proposals
  • Coordinating project resources, timelines, and workforce for efficient delivery
  • Ensuring safety standards and quality control are met in project execution
  • Reviewing and updating departmental plans and strategies annually

To read the full position description, please click here.

More About You

To qualify, you will need a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or equivalent combination of post-secondary education and relevant experience. Additionally, you will have 3+ years' land development and municipal planning experience, with 5+ years' supervisory experience in land development and municipal planning. A combination of education and experience will be considered.

The following are also required:

  • Ability to undergo a criminal record check 
  • Possess a valid Driver’s License & acceptable driver’s abstract 
  • Willingness and ability to work in the field and travel in-community per organization needs (~two weeks a month in high season)

The following skills and experience will be strong assets:

  • Understanding of Workers Compensation Board, federal, and provincial regulations
  • Proficiency in contracting, negotiating, and management
  • Expertise in finance, accounting, budgeting, and internal controls
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy
  • Capability to use multiple computer software programs, including Microsoft Office and Adobe
  • Flexibility to work varying schedules and travel to a remote community
  • Strong diplomatic skills, including negotiation, conflict resolution, and people management

As our ideal candidate, you will possess the ability to work independently with strong time management skills and the capacity to motivate teams to produce quality workmanship within tight timeframes. Your sound multitasking abilities, coupled with adept planning, prioritization, and management skills, will make you succeed in this role, as well as your ability to maintain composure in high-pressure situations.

This is a unique opportunity for a disciplined, resilient, and dedicated individual to make a significant impact within our organization. We are looking for someone who is passionate about leading teams and projects to success and is committed to maintaining the highest standards of integrity and work ethic. If you are ready to take on this challenging and rewarding role, we encourage you to apply.

Note: Preference will be given to applicants who have Indigenous ancestry. 

About the Benefits

In exchange for your hard work and dedication, you will receive a highly competitive annual salary of $110,000-$140,000, negotiable dependent on experience, along with a great host of benefits, including:

  • 100% employer-covered Extended health, dental, and vision coverage
  • Pension plan - 5% match
  • 4 weeks vacation plus an extra 2 weeks at Christmas and 1 week at Spring Break
  • 10 sick days (prorated based on hiring date)
  • Access to organizational vehicles for work purposes
  • Coverage for travel to the community and accommodation while in the community
  • Professional and cultural development and training opportunities to support our employees' career growth and cultural understanding
  • Enjoy regular community events such as National Indigenous Peoples Day, Cultural Camp, Christmas, and so much more!

If your passion resonates with our mission, don't miss out on this truly rewarding opportunity to make a difference - apply today!

About Scout Talent

Who is Scout Talent? Despite what you might be thinking, Scout Talent is not a traditional recruitment agency. Born out of a great idea and an understanding of what employers really want, we provide customized, intelligent recruitment marketing, employer branding and candidate management services to clients throughout Canada and around the World. Our key strength lies in our ability to create unique candidate attraction strategies that enable clients to tap into the best talent pools. We're proud to say that 90% of our clients are repeat business which is testament to the value of our service. At ST, we're revolutionizing the recruitment industry. Our purpose: Connecting people to grow companies, careers and communities.


Staffing, Recruiting, HR Outsourcing

Company Size

11-50 employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-14

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