Manager, Public Housing (County of Simcoe)

Permanent - Full Time
Close Date: December 3, 2021


This is an exciting time to be part of the County of Simcoe and Simcoe County Housing Corporation!

We currently have over 1,650 units of Rent Geared to Income and Affordable Housing stock. We are growing with approximately 300 new units under construction within the next few years. 
The Manager, Public Housing is an excellent opportunity to showcase your skills in property management, maintenance and high quality tenant relations.

The successful candidate will work alongside an experienced and progressive team of professionals that manages construction and capital projects. Our Community 10-Year Affordable Housing and Homelessness Prevention Strategy outlines steps for the development and implementation of creative solutions for increasing affordable housing for all residents in Simcoe.

If you are a strong leader that can rise to the challenge of growing the portfolio in changing times, then now is the time to come and Experience Simcoe County!

Position Summary

As part of the broader Social and Community Services Division, and reporting to the Director, Social Housing, this position is responsible for effectively leading the delivery of County owned housing program (Simcoe County Housing Corporation) and centralized waiting list in accordance with the policies of the County and applicable legislation and standards. This position has leadership impact on a growing and dynamic community housing portfolio.


Completion of a degree in Social Sciences, Social Work, Public Administration, Engineering, Facilities Management, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Strong knowledge of social housing program administration.

Maintenance, repair, and capital planning abilities, leadership and supervisory skills and ability to interpret and apply employment policies and collective agreements. Interpersonal and communication skills; planning and organizational skills; time management and multi-tasking skills.

A minimum of 7 years’ experience in progressively responsible, related positions, including 2 years as a Housing Manager/Administrator or similar position in a large organization.

Experience in the supervision of staff and the administration of employment policies and collective agreements is required.

In addition to a competitive salary and a rewarding career where you can truly make a difference. The County of Simcoe provides a valuable working environment for its employees and their families. Some of the benefits that the County of Simcoe provides are:

Pay for Performance
  • Pay for Performance
  • Competitive vacation package
  • Short & Long term disability
  • Defined Benefit Pension plan
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Maternity/Parental leave top-up
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • External Training & Conference Opportunities
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Professional Association Fees
  • Free Parking
  • On-site Cafeteria and Lunchroom Facilities
  • Walking Trails
  • Close to Shopping Malls and restaurants

$101,935.00 - $122,324.00 per annum

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The County of Simcoe thanks all applicants for their interest in this opportunity, but please note that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please.

Personal information provided is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act (2001) and will be used to determine eligibility for employment.

The Corporation of the County of Simcoe is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will provide employment accommodation upon request.