Manager of Facilities


  • Company:
    City of Victoria
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 hours ago
  • Category:
    General Labour

Competition #19/04Internal/External postingClosing Date: January 31, 2019Manager of Facilities (Regular Full Time) Parks, Recreation and Facilities DepartmentPosition Summary:The City of Victoria is recruiting for an exciting opportunity as Manager of Facilities, a position best suited for a strategic leader with a proven track-record in managing a high-performing team. Our ideal candidate will bring exceptional communication skills, innovative ideas and strong leadership skills to a team responsible for administering our building maintenance, janitorial, security, asset management, and strategic planning. The Manager of Facilities works closely with colleagues across the organization, as well as external stakeholders, to effectively manage a diverse portfolio of 109 buildings (1.9 million square feet of floor space). Reporting Relationships and Key ContactsThe Manager reports directly to the Assistant Director of Facilities Management. The position oversees the work of two supervisors, the Supervisor of Building Maintenance and the Supervisor of Building Services, who direct the work of 50 staff. This position works closely with other stakeholders within the organization, including representatives of the Facilities construction team, Finance, Human Resources, Real Estate, Public Works and Engineering, as well as external stakeholders, such as community centre operators.Major Accountabilities: Strategic PlanningDevelops and implements maintenance and operational plans that result in safe, high quality facilities for stakeholdersDevelops long, medium and short-term strategies, operating plans, targets and measures for the divisionProvides leadership and subject matter expertise to senior management Identifies barriers/issues/opportunities and develops strategies to optimize service delivery and resource utilizationLeadership and Management Oversees the delivery of building maintenance and repair programs, and building janitorial servicesManage the Corporate Security Program, including monitoring incidents, reporting on performance, tracking trends and communications with key stakeholdersProvides leadership on minor projects, and collaborates with colleagues and stakeholders to deliver high quality resultsIdentify risks and develop mitigation strategies to minimize risk to the public and staff using City facilitiesAchieve results and deliver on commitments Lead by example, with openness to new ideas, and transparency in decision-makingSupport staff within the division, through professional development, training, coaching, and performance managementAnticipates and analyzes trends, and emerging tools to improve effectivenessFacilitate an environment of collaboration, teamwork and innovation within the divisionProvide leadership in the event of emergencies, or other special events as requiredProvide effective oversight on work involving contractors and consultants, such as reviewing reports, administering contacts, performance, and deliverablesDemonstrate the highest standard of professionalism, work ethic and integrityPolicies and PracticesAccountable for the divisions compliance with Occupational Health and Safety regulations and all other regulatory requirements Develops and maintains policies and practices to support effective building maintenance, repair and operational standards, for City buildingsManages service-level agreements with external agencies and organizationsEstablishes/updates service standards, ensures quality and takes corrective action as necessaryRecommends policy updates as requiredFinancial ManagementEstablishes and manages operating budgets the effective allocation of resourcesMonitors key performance indicators, and reports to stakeholders as requiredManage project budgets and resource requirementsPerform other related activities as requiredQualifications:Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma and a Trades Qualifications in a related discipline or an Engineering Technology Certificate (Building Technology or Building Science). An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. Preference will be given to candidates with certification in Facilities Management, Business Administration, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.5-7 years of supervisory experience in facilities management and administration.A competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package is offered.This position is excluded from union membership.To apply for this opportunity youwill need to create an online profile or log back in to our career portal at www.victoria.ca/jobs – only online submission will be considered. All applications must be submitted online by 4:30 pm on the closing date noted on the posting. Please be prepared to provide proof of qualifications and supporting materials as outlined in your resume.THIS IS AN EXEMPT POSITION