Community Housing Planner

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Closing date: Mar 21, 2018

Location: Yellowknife

Department: NHC - Strategic Direction

Job Code: 15227

Salary: $87,263 - $104,208

Job: Full-Time

Term: Temporary

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About the Job

Department Information

The Northwest Territories Housing Corporation provides access to adequate, suitable and affordable housing through the provision of housing programs and services based on need.


Job Information

The Community Housing Planner (Planner) coordinates the development of community housing plans, collaborating with subject matter experts in other NWTHC areas such as Lands, Capital Planning, Programs and Infrastructure, and provides facilitation services to support Indigenous and community governments in the creation of housing plans, as well as in the ongoing updating of plans as the communities’ needs evolve.

The position coordinates cross-government and inter-governmental initiatives in order to advance communities initiatives.

This position is located in Yellowknife, and reports to the Manager of Homelessness and Community Planning. The work of this position impacts the operations of community and Indigenous governments and non-governmental organizations.

Community support involves facilitation of homelessness program planning by community agencies and all orders of government. The Community Housing Planner may design, plan, manage and evaluate major housing and homelessness projects, and coordinates cross-government and inter-governmental initiatives in order to advance community initiatives.

The position accomplishes its objectives within a framework of GNWT Acts, regulations, guidelines, policies and standards, in order to provide the Corporation with policies and legislation that support its mandate and are consistent with GNWT priorities.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

This level of knowledge is normally acquired through a Bachelor Degree in political or social science, or in a related field, augmented by a minimum of three (3) years of work experience in the same field.

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Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.


Term Position

This job opening is for a 2 year Term.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Management and Recruitment Services
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Yellowknife Centre 5th Floor  
P.O. Box 1320, Yellowknife NT X1A 2L9
Fax: (867) 873-0445

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 15227

Closing Date: March 21, 2018 - 23:59, Mountain Standard Time


Diversity and Inclusion

The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace.  If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.


Criminal Records Check

Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal records check.  Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration.



Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.



Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $44.75 per hour to $53.44 per hour (approximately $87,263 - $104,208)plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,450.

Transfer Assignments

Transfer Assignments may be considered.