The City of Richmond is a diverse and dynamic community in pursuit of our vision
to be the most appealing, livable and well-managed community in Canada.


People l Excellence l Leadership l Team l Innovation

Imagine a career with the City of Richmond, a dynamic environment for growth and continuous improvement, fostered by our collective strengths and creativity. We are a vibrant, diverse cosmopolitan city, supported by a strong economy and recognized as leaders in innovation and service delivery excellence. The City of Richmond is committed to be the most appealing, livable, well-managed community in Canada, a goal that is only made possible by developing our most valuable asset – our people. This is a great opportunity to join our team and shape our community.

Program Manager, Affordable Housing

Job ID: 2018273
Regular Full-Time
$78,801 to $98,205 annually

The City of Richmond is seeking an individual who will be responsible for overseeing a challenging and dynamic portfolio that comprises affordable housing and homelessness. This position will lead the development and implementation of the Affordable Housing Strategy, Homelessness Strategy, and affordable housing actions within the Social Development Strategy.
Play an essential role in supporting affordable housing in our community by:

  • Overseeing, managing and providing strategic direction for the Affordable Housing section as Section Head, including setting priorities for the team.
  • Providing support and expertise to Council, City staff, Richmond service providers and community members.
  • Leading the research and assessment of the needs within the community; developing and upholding Affordable Housing policies; securing affordable housing units on behalf of the City.
Qualified candidates will have the following:
  • Completion of a University degree, preferably at the Master’s level in planning, housing, social planning, project management, research or related fields.
  • A minimum of 5 years of related experience in governmental and/or community experience in affordable housing, policy planning, land use planning and development, or related fields.

If you are looking to make a difference, and to share our vision “to be the most appealing, livable, and well-managed community in Canada,” please submit your application by following the instructions below.

The City of Richmond uses an applicant tracking system for candidates wishing to view and apply for available career opportunities. For further details regarding this specific career opportunity, please visit our website at Applicants will be required to upload a current resume and provide any supporting documentation relevant to the position (Word format). The closing date for Job ID: 2018273, Program Manager, Affordable Housing is 11:59pm, on July 2, 2018.
The City of Richmond is an inclusive employer committed to employment equity objectives and invites applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. If you are unsuccessful, please accept our appreciation for your interest. No telephone inquiries, please.
This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

Location: Richmond, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Planning & Development,Project Management
Posted: June 11, 2018, 9:40 am
Expires: July 2, 2018, 11:59 pm