Building Contact – Wingham

July 9, 2024

The Corporation of the County of Huron’s

Social and Property Services Department

is seeking a

Building Contact for our Wingham Location!


The Huron County Housing Corporation requires a Building Contact to live on-site in a one-bedroom apartment at 52 Bristol Terrace, Wingham.


  • To be an emergency contact for tenants, after regular office hours in the event of an emergency between 4:30 p.m. and 8:30 a.m. Monday to Friday and 24 hours on weekends, and statutory holidays.
  • To report emergency situations to the Housing Corporation staff, fire, police, ambulance and other contacts as appropriate to the situation.
  • To report maintenance problems to the Property Services Department.
  • Reporting violations of the lease agreement and illegal acts to the Supervisor, Police and any other appropriate agency.
  • Ensure entrances and exits are secured.
  • Show empty units to prospective tenants as required.
  • Performing light maintenance duties after normal working hours on occasion, such as salting walkways and changing garbage bags at the apartment building.
  • Other duties as required.


  • Ability to deal tactfully with tenants.
  • Ability to make decisions independently within Housing Corporation guidelines.
  • Ability to perform some light maintenance as required.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing, follow written instructions and file periodic written reports.


  • A rent-free apartment and basic telephone service each month.
  • Extra compensation will be provided if the Building Contact is required to perform additional duties outside the scope of the normal Building Contact responsibilities.
  • A satisfactory police background check and vulnerable sector screening will be required.

Please forward your letter of application and resume to humanresources[at]huroncounty[dot]ca

Submission Guidelines:

To be considered for this position, please ensure that

  • Email subject is “2024 – Building Contact”
  • The cover letter is a maximum of one page
  • Cover letter and resume are saved together in one PDF file
  • The PDF file name is your: First name Last name (e.g. Jane Smith)

Posted July 9, 2024

Don’t meet every single requirement?

Studies have shown that women are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every single qualification. If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles. At the County of Huron, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace.

Only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. Information is collected solely for the purpose of job selection under the provisions of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. The County of Huron is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.