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Manager, Facility Operations
Municipality: City of Abbotsford This posting closed on

May 2, 2019
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 19-037 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Engineering and Regional Utilities Department
Job Description: At the City of Abbotsford our people are our greatest asset. We offer a wide range of diverse, stimulating and rewarding career opportunities that support and recognize high levels of performance. In Abbotsford, we work strongly to create a challenging and rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We invite you to become part of a place that has strong corporate and organizational values, rewarding career paths, challenging opportunities and an engaging and dynamic team to work with.

Be part of the story. Join our team today.

The City of Abbotsford is a growing, dynamic and diverse community with over 140,000 people. Parks, Recreation and Culture (PRC) is a cornerstone of this vibrant and complete community. We contribute to the economic vibrancy of the City and foster environmental appreciation and social responsibility. We take pride in building and nurturing cultural vitality in the City by bringing together diverse interests, experiences and traditions from across the cultural landscape.

We are seeking a dynamic leader to join our team in the new and exciting role of Manager, Facility Operations. Reporting to the Director, Parks and Facilities, the Manager provides leadership to the operations and technical services for PRC facilities, ensuring they are meeting the current and future needs of the City. The Manager is responsible for coordinating, planning and directing the operation, maintenance and repair of PRC’s facilities, building systems and operating equipment, including aquatics and arena facilities and equipment.

As the Manager you are a strategic thinker and problem solver with sound judgement. You have the ability to motivate, mentor, coach and influence a diverse team to create a high performing work environment. You have experience as a hands-on leader and are comfortable managing multiple priorities. Your strong communication and interpersonal skills allow you to build credible and trusted relationships at all levels throughout the organization and City.

The ideal candidate will have:

• A Diploma in Building Technology or related discipline, or a trades qualification, supplemented by continuing education in labour relations and budget management;
• A minimum of five years of considerable experience in the building maintenance or construction field within a municipal government setting, inclusive of at least two years of experience in a leadership role along with;
• Knowledge of building design, construction and maintenance, and of standard practices in the industry and related sub-trades; and
• Knowledge of aquatic and arena maintenance, including a 4th Class Power Engineering certificate.

At the City of Abbotsford we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We offer ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.
Opening Date: April 18, 2019 12:00 AM
Closing Date: May 2, 2019 04:30 PM