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Program Manager (Operations/Technical- Housing Department)

Cochrane District Social Service Administration Board

Full-Time • Timmins Region



The Program Manager will support the CDSSAB vision by ensuring the delivery of quality service to all CDSSAB tenants. Working with the Housing team, under the direction of the Director of Housing Services, they are responsible for managing operations and technical services in accordance with CDSSAB policies and procedures and CDSSAB Vision & Value.





Provides technical advice, expertise and service as a member of the Operations/Technical Services Team as requiredMaintains standards of design and compliance with building, fire, life safety, emergency preparedness and other codes/legislation ensuring Housing Services attains, or exceeds, standards/obligations that provides a safe, secure living environment for residentsImplements and administers preventative maintenance systems, move-out/in renovations, portfolio risk management requirements, inventories, OH&S/WHMIS/WSIB programs and tenancy administrationProvides internal client service to peers/co-workers throughout the organization and external client service to Government Staff, Board Members, Strategic Partners, tenants, senior tenants, consultants and contractors maintaining close client business relationships in order to provide safe, secure living environment for residentsProvides advice and assistance with operational functions/tenancy administration and liaises with staff within Updates and implements Business Continuity Plan as requiredAdministers the tender process/tender awards/project management including inspections, payment and contract performance approval functionsRecommends tender awards up to $350,000 and approval of change orders and certifies progress payments Conducts inspections of building systems/components including landscaping and develops both short and long-term maintenance services, maintains accurate portfolio records and develops a five-year Capital Asset Management PlanMakes routine and non-routine decisions related to day-to-day operations, long-term capital/technical requirements, building emergencies, construction situations and related policies/procedures referring unusual situations to Director



Develops and implements a Comprehensive Asset Management Program including portfolio-wide maintenance/upgrade programs and polices/standards for CDSSAB assets and Providers as requiredDevelops, manages and administers approved capital works programs developing conceptual designs and retaining consultants, when required, issuing requests for proposals, evaluating proposals, awarding contracts and monitoring the work of the consultants throughout the projectPrepares tender documents including scope of work, specifications and construction drawings


Management of staff /Administration

Day to day management of staff in a unionized environmentParticipate in the interview and hiring processDetermine and follow through with staff discipline if neededTrack and monitor performance of staffPromote effective personal and educational development of staff



  • Sound knowledge of property management and related administration
  • Experience and ability to interpret architectural and engineering drawings
  • Intermediate knowledge of residential and commercial construction
  • Knowledge of Building Codes, Fire Codes, Local By- Laws, Construction Lien Act and Tendering Processes
  • Must be familiar with Occupational Health and Safety Regulations
  • Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), Outlook and the internet
  • Ability to analyse maintenance conditions and determine requirements for short and long term strategies

  • Sound judgement in supervising and monitoring staff performance, responding to staff, tenants and contractors in a wide geographical area


 Post-secondary education in related field or a combination of education and work experience acceptable to employer

Certification in Health and Safety

IHM or CIH Certification is an asset



 Bilingualism in an asset

Valid drivers’ license in Ontario

Travel may be required

May be required to work irregular hours

Criminal Records check required


 The Cochrane District Social Service Administration Board is committed to equity in its policies, practices, and programs. The Board supports diversity in the work environment and ensures that applications from members of underrepresented groups are seriously considered. All qualified individuals who would contribute to the diversification of our workplace are encouraged to apply.

 An Equal Opportunity Employer

 CDSSAB welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

 Full job description available upon request to

 Applications will be received in confidence by, Sue Chenier 500 Algonquin Blvd. E., Timmins, Ontario, P4N 1B7, telephone (705) 266-1201, via fax (705) 268-8290, or via e-mail no later than October 22, 2019.

Job Expires: 2019-10-22

Contact Information

Cochrane District Social Service Administration Board

Phone: 7052661201
Fax: 7052688290
Timmins Timmins, ON, Canada

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