Building Manager Supervisor -Resident (Steeves Manor)

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Position Summary


Job ID:  3249


Location:  BURNABY, BC


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

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  • 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.


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 **



Reporting to the Director, Capital Program Implementation, the Manager Capital Improvements plans and coordinates the delivery of renovation & rehabilitation programs for PRHC properties and external client agencies across the province. The incumbent contributes to the development of project management standards and protocols and ensures their appropriate application and implementation throughout the repair and renovation process. The incumbent facilitates and coordinates an assessment program of all major components and systems of directly managed housing and participates in the prioritization and planning of multi-year projects. The position coordinates the consultant and contractor selection process and acts as Project Manager for major initiatives. The incumbent contributes to establishing procurement guidelines for the use of materials and methods and acts as liaison and resource person to BC Housing Management staff and external clientele on various technical and non-technical building related issues. The Manager Capital Improvements manages the activities and performance of technical staff and supervises a team of Project Technologists and an Administrative Coordinator.


The successful candidate will have the following:


  • University degree in architecture, engineering, building technology or related field from a recognized technical college or university or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Considerable program and project management experience, with responsibility for managing significant assessment, repair and renovation construction projects; requiring extensive knowledge of asset strategies and practices pertaining to the planning, design, construction and renovation of multiple unit residential design.
  • Considerable experience associated with the financial management of capital infrastructure or comparable areas of responsibility, including annual budgetary planning.

Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the Employer.


  • Working knowledge and understanding of BC Housing’s programs and operating requirements.
  • Considerable knowledge and understanding of building codes, building design, and principles and practices related to the construction, development, remediation and renovation of multi-unit residential buildings.
  • Considerable knowledge of project and contract management practices.
  • Ability to plan and coordinate the implementation of program activities, analyze and solve issues and make timely decisions.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, coordinate work with others and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Ability to communicate and relate effectively with contracted services, association representatives, other government agencies (local and provincial) and the public.
  • Ability to plan, develop and manage cash flows and budgets.
  • Ability to lead, coach and motivate staff in a team setting and provide direction to contracted consultants.
  • Well developed supervisory, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Well developed negotiation, conflict resolution, problem solving and project management skills.
  • Proficient in the use of relevant software applications applicable to the work.


How to Apply:

Please review the attached job description for a complete list of duties, qualifications and competencies.  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.

Your cover letter and resume should be submitted as one document in your profile when applying for this position. Please add your cover letter to your resume and submit both documents as your resume.


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As part of the application process, you will be prompted to fill out a questionnaire which must be completed in order for your application to be considered. Please allot up to 5 minutes to fill it out after submitting your resume and cover letter as one single document.

Only applications submitted using the Online Recruitment System at will be accepted

If you are passionate about what you do and want to use your expertise to engage in a meaningful and challenging work, please apply to join our team today at

We didn’t become one of BC’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Greenest Employers without a lot of thought, care and consideration for our team and environment. Our supportive and collaborative workplace balances engaging and challenging work with personal development and wellness initiatives.

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