SVDN Employment Opportunity – Tenant Relations Officer (2021.10.22)

POSITION SUMMARY: The Tenant Relations Officer make decisions and exercise considerable judgment and understanding. They must ensure that tenants comply with the terms and conditions of the SVHA Agreement Policy and will also be responsible for a variety of clerical/accounting duties relating to the management of the Housing Units. Reports to the Housing Manager.


  • Keep an open and ongoing dialogue with tenants within the units regarding issues that affect the community
  • Ensure that tenants are signing tenant agreements, rent deduction forms, etc.
  • Maintain records of all SVHA supplies and agreements
  • Maintain adequate records for repairs, renovations, or additions
  • Responsible for scheduling and inspecting all homes as requested or as needed
  • Assign responsibilities and duties to the Housing Clerk/Administrator
  • Authorize release of work orders
  • Provide SVDN members who occupy residential housing units with a basic understanding of tenant rights and obligations of both the landlord and tenants under the SVHA Policy
  • Report to the Housing Manager of any delinquent arrears prior to proceeding with demand notice
  • Network with programs regarding tenant profiles (rent payments)
  • SVDN Based
  • Other duties may be assigned


  • Post-secondary education or a diploma in Business or Finance is required.
  • A minimum of 2 years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience is required
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license
  • Ability to maintain composure in stressful situations
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Ability to work effectively with other staff, contractors and suppliers
  • Experience in letter and report writing
  • Knowledge of computer technology and software applications
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and manage deadlines
  • Knowledge in housing and rental procedures

APPLICATION DEADLINE:               Friday, October 22, 2021 4:00pm


Human Resources Department

Sioux Valley Dakota Nation

P.O. Box 38

Griswold, Manitoba R0M 0S0

PH:  204-855-2760   FAX:  204-855-2131


*We thank those who apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted*