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BC Housing

Housing & Health Services Team Assistant

Canada-British Columbia-Vancouver


Company Information

BC Housing is the provincial crown agency that develops, manages, and administers a wide range of subsidized housing options. We partner with private and non-profit partners, other levels of government, health authorities, and community groups to increase affordable housing options for British Columbians in need. More than 97,000 households benefit from government-subsidized housing.

The Homeowner Protection Office, a branch of BC Housing, is responsible for licensing residential builders and building envelope renovators, administering owner builder authorizations, and carrying out research and education which benefits the residential construction industry and consumers. These responsibilities help bring about improvements in the quality of residential construction in B.C. and helps strengthen consumer protection for buyers of new homes.

Job Description

Housing & Health Services Team Assistant

Job ID: 2479

Vancouver, BC


The Team Assistant provides contract and administrative services and support for a variety of programs delivered by the Housing and Health Services department.



High school graduation plus completion of a number of post-secondary courses in a relevant field such as business or program administration

Minimum of 3 years progressive, directly related experience in a comparable and highly computerized environment, including sound experience in program and contract administration

Or a suitable combination of education and experience acceptable to the employer



  • In-depth knowledge of the rules, practices and processes of program and office administration
  • Good knowledge of government and community agencies and the services they provide
  • Good knowledge of and proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and other Microsoft programs
  • Some knowledge of database administration
  • Strong analytical, research and problem-solving skills and ability to find and implement creative and practical solutions to problems
  • Demonstrated initiative and follow through skills
  • Ability to work under direction of several people, organize and prioritize work and meet deadlines, while responding to numerous diverse and shifting challenges without compromising the quality of the work
  • Ability to coordinate longer-term assignments and projects involving extensive consultation with staff and external groups;
  • Ability to exercise maturity and good judgment
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, in a fast paced deadline oriented environment
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills, with a solid command of English grammar, punctuation and spelling
  • Exceptional interpersonal and relationship building skills, with good conflict resolution skills, and the ability to exercise tact, diplomacy and good judgement when dealing with a broad range of housing providers, partners and customers, including individuals of diverse education, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds
  • Strong mathematical aptitude and excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to type a minimum of 50 wpm.


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BC Housing—one of BC's Top Employers for 2017—is the provincial Crown agency that develops, manages and administers a wide range of subsidized housing options for those most in need across the province. Share in the rewards of working with an organization that offers challenging work and competitive compensation and supports the growth and development of its people.

To be considered for this competition, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position. This information will be used as part of the selection process.


When applying, please submit a cover letter and your application in **one** single document as a word or pdf file only. 

BC Housing thanks all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This position is only open to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

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BC Housing
Posting Date: 30-May-2017Other Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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