Manager, Faciilities

Manager, Faciilities

  • Administration
  • Vancouver

Manager, Facilities

Full-Time Continuing 

Crofton House School offers a girl-centred learning environment for students from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12. Here, students are motivated to strive for their best selves, embracing academic challenge and diverse experiences, guided by staff who know them and believe in them.

Bound by our belief in the power of girl-centred education, Crofton House School fosters a strong sense of community among educators, staff, students from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12, and families. Here, everyone can contribute to the strength of our school– including you. 

We offer extensive professional development opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. Our 10-acre campus provides modern facilities, as well as beautiful outdoor spaces and a daily connection to nature. 

As a Facilities Manager you will be responsible for overseeing the maintenance, safety, and security of our 10-acre campus and two adjacent properties. This position plays a crucial role in ensuring a well-functioning and efficient work environment for everyone. The ideal candidate for this position will possess extensive experience in facilities management, coupled with strong leadership skills and a proactive problem-solving approach.

This position is full time 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday, and is not eligible for remote work.

Responsibilities:

Supervise facilities team
Implement and monitor the preventative maintenance program to ensure the maintenance is performed as planned on buildings and building systems throughout the campus
Diagnose non-routine problems to facilitate emergency repairs and maintenance as required
Responsible for campus security systems, including distribution of and maintaining log of keys, access cards, alarm codes, and liaising with the security provider, etc.
Liaise with fire and police departments
Coordinate and oversee the activities of external contractors; including cleaners, gardeners, and tradespeople, ensuring their work meets satisfactory standards. 
Manage follow-up procedures to guarantee the completion of tasks according to established expectations with external contractors
Manage contractors for significant repairs and the replacement of building components
Facilitate effective communication and collaboration between the school and external contractors to ensure timely and quality completion of projects
Liaise with architects, consultants, and contractors regarding existing and new building infrastructure as needed
Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations
Ensure required training for team members is completed/up to date
Manage budgets related to facility maintenance and improvements
Collaborate with other departments to support the logistical requirements for school events and activities
Other duties assigned as required

Requirements:

5+ years of related experience at a manger level
Proven supervisory experience, showcasing effective leadership in overseeing teams and managing day-to-day operations
In-depth knowledge of building operations and facilities, including expertise in HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning), DDC (Direct Digital Control), and other relevant systems.
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with team members, vendors, and other stakeholders
Proficiency in reading and interpreting drawings, sketches, and specifications, enabling effective communication with architects and contractors
Demonstrated excellence in project management, ensuring timely and successful completion of facility-related projects
The ability to adapt and thrive in a dynamic work environment, adjusting schedules as needed to meet operational requirements
Adept problem-solving and analytical skills, enabling effective troubleshooting and decision-making in various facilities-related scenarios
Physical capability to lift and move heavy objects as required for maintenance and operational needs
Comprehensive knowledge and adherence to Workplace Compensation Board (WCB) regulations and safety protocols
BOMI (Building Owners and Managers Institute) Certification or equivalent training an asset
Previous experience with EFMA (Educational Facilities Managers Association) an asset
Hold a satisfactory criminal reference check through the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General 

Employment and Application Details: 

This role is scheduled to start in early spring to allow sufficient handover with the current Manager who is retiring. 

Employees of Crofton House School receive competitive compensation and support for professional, educational and leadership development. Please note that applicants must be able to legally work in Canada and hold a valid criminal record check.  Applications will be reviewed as soon as they are received. 

Compensation: $77,000 – $95,000.

Please include the following with your application:

A cover letter and current resume that outlines exact dates of employment, the organization, job title and responsibilities.  If you have gaps in your employment history, please advise as to why.  
Please clearly identify your educational background and history of professional development related to this position.

Apply online at www.croftonhouse.ca/careers.   

We thank all candidates in advance. We will, however, contact only those selected for an interview. No phone calls, please.

About Crofton House School

Crofton House School offers a girl-centred learning environment for students from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12. Here, students are motivated to strive for their best selves, embracing academic challenge and diverse experiences, guided by staff who know them and believe in them.

Our approach supports the whole girl in her social, emotional, physical and intellectual development. Guided by the School’s values of courage, creativity and citizenship, students are able to discover and pursue their own paths, developing the confidence and capacity to thrive and positively influence the world around them.

Established in 1898, Crofton House has a long history of girl-centred education. Today, the School has over 900 students and almost 200 staff members learning, working and playing on our 10-acre campus in Vancouver.

To apply for this job please visit www.croftonhouse.ca.

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