Manager of Facility Operations
Our residents, community partners, Council and staff care a lot about this Town; our excellent services and facilities allow us to give back. If you enjoy providing top-notch facilities to top-notch people in a top-notch location, we're looking for you. The Town of Ladysmith is seeking a permanent full-time Facility Operations Manager to lead our maintenance team.
Why Work at the Town of Ladysmith?
Our team, across the entire organization, works for purpose, balance and community. We are all engaged to create a safe, caring, and well managed work environment that reﬂects the quality of its people.
As your employer we want to be an important part of your life, but we also want you to have a life. The Town of Ladysmith supports its employees with competitive total compensation including vacation, health & dental beneﬁts and wellness programs including employee family assistance and the ability to deal with personal and family life.
We also recognize you need to enjoy your work and the people you work with. At the Town of Ladysmith, we are growing and evolving. This creates a motivating environment and work community, and will keep you excited about your job day after day. We are colleagues, mentors and friends.
Nestled on the eastern shores of spectacular Vancouver Island the Town of Ladysmith has a population of approximately 9,000 people, provides an inviting small town atmosphere and yet, is only a short commute to all the amenities of a major urban centre. Residents enjoy excellent community and recreational facilities and year-round opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts.
No two days will ever be alike. The Facility Operations Manager works in a challenging, fast-paced environment and is accountable for providing leadership to facilities maintenance staff. You will be involved in planning, developing, coordinating and implementing lifecycle and operating maintenance management programs, energy management programs, and a variety of additional initiatives. Responsibilities will also include contract and facilities construction project management, involving multiple complex capital projects linking consultants, architectural and engineering firms and general contractors.
To ensure success, the incumbent will hold a related degree, and/or professional designation in facilities management (FMP, CFM, BID, PMP) and a minimum five years’ progressive, related experience in a unionized municipal, provincial, or similar setting. In addition, management experience including knowledge of architectural, electrical, and mechanical building system codes, standards, regulations, the BC Building Act, facilities and capital project management, estimating, scheduling, quality assurance, resource allocation, cost control, and successfully leading staff is required.
How to Apply.
Interested in joining our team? If your background mirrors our requirements, we’d love to hear from you. Please submit a cover letter and resume in conﬁdence to firstname.lastname@example.org referencing competition #2020-25. This competition will remain open until 4:00 pm October 18, 2020.
For a complete opportunity profile, please visit our website at https://www.ladysmith.ca/city-hall/careers-volunteering/current-vacancies and for further information, contact:
Chris Barfoot, Director of Parks, Recreation & Culture
Frank Jameson Community Centre, 810 6th Avenue
Ladysmith, BC V9G 1A2