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Manager, Maintenace

Job ID:  3235

REGULAR FULL-TIME

Location: LOWER MAINLAND, BC

 

To be considered for this role, applications MUST be submitted online, by clicking on 'Apply' below.

  • Join one of BC’s Top Employers!
  • Be part of an exceptional company culture with great employee benefits and a healthy work/life balance!

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.

THE ORGANIZATION

BC Housing is a provincial Crown Corporation that develops, manages and administers a wide range of subsidized housing options for those most in need across the province to address critical gaps across the housing continuum ranging from emergency shelter through to rent assistance in the private market and affordable home ownership.  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.

 Our mission is making a difference in people's lives and communities through safe, affordable and quality housing.

BC Housing is committed to providing a healthy, safe and inclusive workplace where respect and diversity are recognized assets.  We encourage and welcome applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, individuals with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and all people committed to meaningful work that makes a difference.

BC Housing offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package. But a job is more than a pay cheque. We also offer our staff the opportunity to work together to make a difference. When employees go home at the end of the day, they experience the satisfaction of knowing they’ve helped provide safe, affordable housing for British Columbians.  And while they’re here, employees can take advantage of many opportunities:

  • In-house training, and training at other institutions, for courses related to employees’ current positions or to prepare them for advancement within BC Housing.
  • Wellness programs including physical fitness, programs to help employees quit smoking, free flu shots, mental health resources, and lunch-and-learn lectures and seminars.
  • Recognition programs including long-term service awards, idea recognition and outstanding performance awards.
  • Livegreen incentives include an employee transit pass program, and other initiatives that encourage alternative, sustainable transportation (even a bike purchase program!).
  • An active Social Club that organizes special events like seasonal parties and arranges group discounts to other events.
  • Participation in community and charitable events.

** Please note: Eligibility for benefits offered is based on employment status **

 

Manager, Maintenance

Vancouver, BC

A provincial Crown agency with an annual budget of $1.28 billion (2018/19) and a portfolio of housing services and programs that assist 107,200+ households in 290 communities provincewide, BC Housing relies on a skilled and dedicated team of Maintenance staff and leaders to ensure well-kept, safe and secure buildings and grounds. Accountable for the development and delivery of social housing programs throughout British Columbia, the Operations Branch oversees property management services for 7,800 public housing units and provides financial and management consulting services to non-profit and co-op housing providers responsible for an additional 33,400 units.

As Manager of Maintenance within the Lower Mainland Directly Managed Operations Department, you’ll play a vital role in meeting client needs for quality housing. Reporting to the Director of Facilities Maintenance, you’ll work with the property management team and external contractors, municipal officials and inspectors in the delivery of the regional asset management plan. This will include coordinating and delivering the modernization and improvement program for a portfolio of directly managed, non-profit and special needs buildings, inspecting buildings, and executing regional building remediation and seismic plans. A results-oriented leader that keeps current with changes in building technology, you’ll capably supervise a team of maintenance and grounds staff responsible for the general upkeep of buildings and grounds, plan and deliver corrective and preventive maintenance programs, and oversee security and safety services for properties within the region.

QUALIFICATIONS

With a community college diploma in Building Technology or another relevant program, and considerable experience in managing the delivery of comprehensive property maintenance, grounds upkeep, and safety and security services, including managing major facility maintenance and improvement initiatives, preferably in a social housing environment, you’re poised for success as Manager of Maintenance. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the employer will also be considered.

Additionally, you’ll have the opportunity to demonstrate the following competencies, knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Core Competencies:
    • Personal Effectiveness
    • Communication
    • Results Oriented
    • Teamwork
    • Service Oriented
  • Leadership Competencies:
    •  Alignment & Results
    • Relationship Building/Management
    • Team Development
  • Considerable knowledge of:
    • programs, practices and processes associated with corrective and preventive maintenance, grounds upkeep, and security and safety systems
    • building technology and Federal, Provincial and Municipal codes
    • supervisory practices
  • Working knowledge and understanding of Social Housing programs and operating requirements
  • Ability to plan and manage the implementation of program activities, analyze and solve issues and make effective decisions
  • Ability to develop repair, maintenance and capital improvement plans and programs
  • Ability to lead, coach and motivate staff in a team setting
  • Effective leadership, communication, interpersonal, negotiation, conflict resolution, problem-solving and project management skills.

 

How to Apply:

To view the Job Description and to apply for the role of Manager, Maintenance, visit https://www.bchousing.org/careers/current-opportunities. When applying, please submit a cover letter and your application as a single Word or pdf file. Only applications submitted using the Online Recruitment System at www.bchousing.org/careers will be accepted.

BC Housing—one of BC's Top Employers for 2019 and one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for 2019—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.

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.