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The Board of Education of School District No. 51 (Boundary) invites applications for the position of Director of Operations. The Director of Operations is an active member of the Senior Management Team and is responsible for the overall management of District operations, including: organization, maintenance, procurement and supervision of facilities, capital planning and student transportation.

The District
School District No. 51 (Boundary) operates on a 4-day school week, with schools open Monday to Thursday. Schools are located in Christina Lake, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Rock Creek, Beaverdell and Big White Ski Resort. The School Board office is located in Grand Forks, situated on the convergence of the Kettle and Granby rivers and is 2.5 hours from Nelson, Kelowna and Spokane. The School District employs approximately 275 employees, serves 1,260 students in K-12 and administers an annual budget of $20,000,000.

The Position
The Director of Operations will supervise all maintenance, grounds, custodial and transportation staff, as well as oversee the operation, maintenance and security of all Board facilities and equipment (40 regular employees across 15 sites, from Christina Lake to Big White).

As a member of the Senior Management Team, the Director of Operations will participate in the planning, development and implementation of District strategies to meet organizational and operational goals, which includes:

  • Supporting the District’s budgeting process for custodial services, maintenance, grounds, utilities, supplies and student transportation;
  • Identifying capital needs and developing capital plans to address requirements for facility maintenance and up-grading in collaboration with the Secretary Treasurer;
  • Managing all aspects of approved capital projects from procurement through to completion;Developing policies and procedures in collaboration with the Secretary Treasurer for the safe and efficient management of both the facility maintenance function and the transportation function, with a focus on preventative maintenance, as well as cost efficiency and in accordance with required regulations.

The Candidate
The Director of Operations is a multi-disciplinary position and requires the following skills and abilities:

  • Proven leadership and a commitment to meaningful consultation and collaboration within a unionized environment;
  • High ethical standards and the ability to deal with highly confidential and sensitive issues with a high degree of diplomacy and confidentiality;
  • Ability to set and manage priorities, work effectively under pressure and deadlines and be flexible;
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to provide clear direction and make decisions independently;
  • Current working knowledge in both facilities and transportation, including but not limited to: Construction Contract Law, BC Building Codes, Motor Vehicle Act, Highway Traffic Act, National Safety Code, CSA D250 Standard, WorkSafeBC, and WHIMIS;
  • Diploma/Certification in Facilities Management or Building Technology or a Journeyman with equivalent combination of related management experience and education, preferably in the public sector (K-12 sector would be considered an asset);
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including familiarity with database and communication software.

The Director of Operations will also lead the District Health & Safety program by promoting and valuing a culture of safety for all personnel and facilities, this includes communicating safety concerns, and using and promoting safe behaviour based on District policies, procedures and training.

The Application Process
This full-time, permanent position is 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday. The position offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including a professional development program. The preferred start date for this position is December 2, 2019. Individuals interested in applying are invited to submit applications through http://www.makeafuture.ca/boundary or charlene [DOT] wiebe [AT] sd51 [DOT] bc [DOT] ca.

Your application must be received by noon, Friday, October 25, 2019 and include the following documents: Cover letter, resume, academic transcripts and/or supporting documents, and three (3) professional references, including current contact information.

For further information about the position, please contact the Secretary Treasurer at miranda [DOT] burdock [AT] sd51 [DOT] bc [DOT] ca.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.


 

Download [ Custodial Supervisor position - pdf ]

School District No.79 (Cowichan Valley) is seeking an individual to join our dynamic team as our Custodial Supervisor.
Situated in the beautiful Cowichan Valley on southern Vancouver Island, the Cowichan Valley School District serves a population of almost 8,000 students of which 1,400 identify as Indigenous. We are honoured to be learning on the ancestral and unceded territories of the Quw’utsun, Malahat, Stz’uminus, Penelakut, Halalt, Lake Cowichan and Lyakson peoples. Our district extends north to Saltair, south to Spectacle Lake on the Malahat, and west to the Lake Cowichan region. The school district has 26 facilities and over $100 million annual budget.

Reporting to the Director of Operations, in this excluded position you will be responsible for providing leadership to custodial staff, the operational management and control of the school boards custodial services, staffing, cleaning standards, management of the districts health and safety requirements as they pertain to the custodial department, safe work procedures, department practices, training and purchasing for the custodial department as well as being responsible for management of appropriate budget sections. You will become a part of the Operations Department Management Team and assist in the ongoing development of the department.

Our ideal candidate:

  • Assists in developing and implementing programs to meet the day-to-day plant operations requirements for schools and other Board facilities.
  • Ensures that the health and safety issues pertaining to the custodial and maintenance departments are identified and resolved. Reviews and implements recommendations and changes to improve the health and safety environment
  • Provides students and staff with a safe, attractive, comfortable, clean and efficient place in which to learn, play and develop.
  • Is responsible for administering the terms of Board policy and the USW collective agreement with the custodial staff.
  • Operates within the parameters of the annual operating and capital budgets for the custodial department and has authority for routine expenditures.
  • Plans and schedules the necessary complement of staffing required as the number of schools and other buildings varies; estimates and monitors the annual budget for staff, supplies and equipment.
  • Consults with administrative officers concerning normal services, special services required and any allergy problems which may occur during cleaning, maintenance and renovation projects.
  • Assumes primary responsibility for hiring regular and temporary staff and, in consultation with the Director of Operations/Human Resources Officer and determines the retention or release of probationary staff.
  • Maintains the standard of cleanliness expected in the district within budget parameters.
  • Ensures that Board policy, the terms of the collective agreement, WSBC regulations, health regulations, fire regulations and insurance underwriter regulations are adhered to by supervised staff.
  • Administers policy and other programs for consideration in response to WSBC and other regulatory agency legislation (safety audits).

To be successful you will have…

  • Leadership skills and experience in a unionized environment;
  • Experience dealing with human resource related issues such as: grievances, employee performance, discipline, leaves of absence, etc;
  • Proven fiscal management knowledge;
  • Knowledge of custodial practices and facility maintenance;
  • Knowledge of WSBC Regulations;
  • WHMIS and the ability to train;
  • Organizational, supervisory and problem solving skills;
  • Excellent communication skills.

The successful applicant will possess…

  • A post-secondary diploma in a relevant field supplemented by a Building Services Worker certificate;
  • A minimum of five years of supervisory experience in a unionized environment;
  • Computer literacy using Microsoft Office;
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve technical and mechanical issues;
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills;
  • The ability to lead by example while demonstrating a commitment to continuous improvement through best practices and strategic planning in the field of cleaning and custodial services;

Note: Equivalent training and experience will be given consideration

A competitive salary and benefit package will be provided which reflects the responsibilities of the position. For further information, please contact Richard Dyble, Director of Operations, (250) 748-0338 or by email at rdyble [AT] sd79 [DOT] bc [DOT] ca.

Please submit your cover letter, resume, letters of reference and any other supporting documents to:

Richard Dyble, Director of Operations
Cowichan Valley School District #79
2557 Beverly Street, Duncan, BC V9L 2X3
Phone: (250) 748-0338 Fax (250) 748-2739
rdyble [AT] sd79 [DOT] bc [DOT] ca

Applications must be received by 4:00pm Tuesday, October 22, 2019. We appreciate all applicants, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


 

Download [ Mechanic position - pdf ]

MECHANIC CUPE Competition No. 4806
Location: Squamish Area
Effective: Immediately
Hours: 8 hours per day, 12 months per year
Rate of Pay: $32.17 per hour

Duties & Responsibilities:
Under the direction of the Transportation and Grounds Supervisor and with the general direction of the Director of Operations, repairs and maintains school buses and other School District Vehicles.

Qualifications:
Completion of Grade 11 and over six (6) months up to and including one (1) year related driving experience. Valid Class 2 B.C. Driver’s License with Air Endorsement. Current First Aid Certificate or equivalent. Propane Filling Ticket. Knowledge of Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) and WorkSafeBC BC safety procedures. BC Trade Certification as an Automotive Service Technician or in Heavy Duty Mechanical Repair and over one (1) year up to and including two (2) years related experience at the Journeyman level in the Motor Vehicle Trades.

Competition Closes Wednesday October 30, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

Please note that prospective employees new to School District No. 48 (Sea to Sky) must agree to undergo a criminal records check, as failure to do so will be grounds for refusing employment.

Applications should be submitted through Make a Future or by email to employment [AT] sd48 [DOT] bc [DOT] ca

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those applicants who have been given consideration for an interview will be contacted.




Download [ School Bus Drivers position - pdf ]

School District No. 83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap) requires School Bus Drivers to work in All Areas. The work involves the operation of school buses used to transport students within the district and on field trips.

Applicants will have a demonstrated safe driving history as presented by a Driver’s Abstract from the Motor Vehicle Branch. Practical working knowledge of school bus maintenance and repair requirements, along with the ability to deal in a friendly, courteous and effective manner with a variety of passenger situations is required. Drivers must also possess a good knowledge of the North Okanagan- Shuswap Area.

The successful applicant will have a valid B.C. Class 2 Driver’s license with an air brake endorsement.

Work experience in the operations of passenger buses an asset.

The rate of pay is $26.43 per hour.

Interested individuals are invited to submit their resume with full supporting documents (proof of qualifications must accompany application), to https://bit.ly/2VO9hh2

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted.


 

Download [ Casual Bus Drivers position - pdf ]

We currently have openings for Casual Bus Drivers

SUMMARY
Under the direction of the Transportation Supervisor or Designate, operates school buses according to the B.C. Motor Vehicle Act Regulations and School District Policy.

DUTIES

  1. Operates a school bus as per the B.C. Motor Vehicle Act and National Safety Code regulations to transport students.
  2. Conducts pre-trip vehicle inspection and reports vehicle defects and problems.
  3. Suggests changes to vehicles and routes to ensure safe and efficient operating conditions.
  4. Maintains discipline of all passengers travelling in the school bus as per
  5. Assists students or staff in loading and unloading, using appropriate restraining techniques, lifts and related equipment.
  6. Administers survival first aid to bus passengers as required.
  7. Troubleshoots emergent on-road, minor mechanical problems, fuels and cleans buses, installs tire chains and adds oil and water.
  8. May, on occasion, be required to perform other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Grade 11 education or the equivalent
  • Minimum of two years related experience
  • Valid B.C. Class 2 Driver's License with an Air Brake Endorsement
  • Clean Driver Abstract
  • Successful completion of the School Bus Driver's Training Course
  • Valid WCB Occupational First Aid Level 1 certificate.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Physical capability to perform the job duties

HOW TO APPLY
Please apply via https://bit.ly/2Mxndbc
Applications should include a cover letter, detailed personal resume and any applicable transcripts, certificates or licenses.
To submit your application to the actual job posting you must click on the "Apply" button.


 

Download [ Director of Operations position - pdf ]

The Board of Education of School District No. 51 (Boundary) invites applications for the position of Director of Operations. The Director of Operations is an active member of the Senior Management Team and is responsible for the overall management of District operations, including: organization, maintenance, procurement and supervision of facilities, capital planning and student transportation.

The District
School District No. 51 (Boundary) operates on a 4-day school week, with schools open Monday to Thursday. Schools are located in Christina Lake, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Rock Creek, Beaverdell and Big White Ski Resort. The School Board office is located in Grand Forks, situated on the convergence of the Kettle and Granby rivers and is 2.5 hours from Nelson, Kelowna and Spokane. The School District employs approximately 275 employees, serves 1,260 students in K-12 and administers an annual budget of $20,000,000.

The Position
The Director of Operations will supervise all maintenance, grounds, custodial and transportation staff, as well as oversee the operation, maintenance and security of all Board facilities and equipment (40 regular employees across 15 sites, from Christina Lake to Big White).

As a member of the Senior Management Team, the Director of Operations will participate in the planning, development and implementation of District strategies to meet organizational and operational goals, which includes:

  •  Supporting the District’s budgeting process for custodial services, maintenance, grounds, utilities, supplies and student transportation;
  • Identifying capital needs and developing capital plans to address requirements for facility maintenance and up-grading in collaboration with the Secretary Treasurer;
  • Managing all aspects of approved capital projects from procurement through to completion;
  • Developing policies and procedures in collaboration with the Secretary Treasurer for the safe and efficient management of both the facility maintenance function and the transportation function, with a focus on preventative maintenance, as well as cost efficiency and in accordance with required regulations.

The Director of Operations will also lead the District Health & Safety program by promoting and valuing a culture of safety for all personnel and facilities, this includes communicating safety concerns, and using and promoting safe behaviour based on District policies, procedures and training.

The Candidate
The Director of Operations is a multi-disciplinary position and requires the following skills and abilities:

  • Proven leadership and a commitment to meaningful consultation and collaboration within a unionized environment;
  • High ethical standards and the ability to deal with highly confidential and sensitive issues with a high degree of diplomacy and confidentiality;
  • Ability to set and manage priorities, work effectively under pressure and deadlines and be flexible;
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to provide clear direction and make decisions independently;
  • Current working knowledge in both facilities and transportation, including but not limited to: Construction Contract Law, BC Building Codes, Motor Vehicle Act, Highway Traffic Act, National Safety Code, CSA D250 Standard, WorkSafeBC, and WHIMIS;
  • Diploma/Certification in Facilities Management or Building Technology or a Journeyman with equivalent combination of related management experience and education, preferably in the public sector (K-12 sector would be considered an asset);
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including familiarity with database and communication software.

The Application Process
This full-time, permanent position is 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday. The position offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including a professional development program. The preferred start date for this position is December 2, 2019. Individuals interested in applying are invited to submit applications through http://www.makeafuture.ca/boundary or charlene [DOT] wiebe [AT] sd51 [DOT] bc [DOT] ca.

Your application must be received by noon, Friday, October 25, 2019 and include the following documents: Cover letter, resume, academic transcripts and/or supporting documents, and three (3) professional references, including current contact information.

For further information about the position, please contact the Secretary Treasurer at miranda [DOT] burdock [AT] sd51 [DOT] bc [DOT] ca.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.


 

Download [ Facilities Technologist - Electrical position - pdf ]

Regular full-time CUPE position
Spread across one of the largest and fastest-growing cities in British Columbia, Surrey Schools is the city's biggest employer. Surrey Schools is the largest and fastest growing public school district in BC, and with 140 sites across 328km2, most of our staff are able to work close to home. The Surrey School District team of approximately 11,000 employees works tirelessly every day to ensure that children are getting the best start they can, providing the preparation to be our leaders of tomorrow.

The Surrey School District seeks to fill the busy role of Facilities Technologist for our electrical portfolio. This role is ideally suited for a new technology graduate with field experience in the trades or a seasoned technologist seeking stability and work-life balance.

Reporting to the Manager of Electrical, this position assists with the preparation of technical documents including procedures, component/system design requirements, selecting, and sourcing electrical components. The Facilities Technologist also provides supervision of electrical projects from design to completion. The ideal applicant will have some experience in the following:

  • Knowledge of the permitting and related inspection processes and;
  • Experience with project coordination;
  • Power distribution, lighting/lighting controls, fire alarm and security wiring experience is an asset.

Our busy Facilities Technologist team requires exceptional communication skills and a natural ability to effectively solve problems and build relationships. Success in this role requires strong organizational skills and the ability to meet multiple and competing deadlines as well as the flexibility to respond to time-oriented emergencies quickly. The Technologist role requires thorough knowledge of computer applications and software applications related to the role.

The Surrey School District provides excellent work-life balance! The Facilities Technologists work Monday to Friday 7am-3pm based out of the beautiful District Facilities Centre located in the heart of Surrey. This position offers stable, on-going employment with a growing district. This is a unionized position that offers a 37.5 hour work week with starting hourly wage rate of $32.27
(Year 1: $32.65 and Year 2: $33.03), plus a liberal benefit package including Municipal Pension, health, vacation and sick benefits.

Applicants must have the following qualifications:

  • Completion of a 2-year diploma in Technology in a related discipline or equivalent;
  • Previous related work experience in service and maintenance is an asset;
  • Some supervisory or leadership experience is an asset;
  • Registered or eligibility to register as an Applied Science Technologist (A.Sc.T) or Architectural Technologist (AT-BC) with the Association of Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC;
  • A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s license.

Interested and qualified applicants should apply on-line at https://bit.ly/327nS9Y by 4pm Monday October 28, 2019. Please quote competition #1078-19.

Note: The successful applicant is required to consent to a Criminal Record Search prior to employment. Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted. To all others, thank you for your interest in Surrey Schools.


 

Download [ Manager, Facilities Planning position - pdf ]

The Maple Ridge - Pitt Meadows School District (SD42) is defined by a culture of excellence and is highly regarded for the quality of its education and its commitment to students. Innovation, educational choice and student success is at the heart of all SD42 efforts to support the learning needs of over 15,000 students. The school district has 22 elementary schools and 6 secondary schools and is governed by the Board of Education.
Reporting to the Director, Facilities and Maintenance, the Manager Facilities Planning will be responsible for planning, design, tendering, construction supervision, commissioning, and warranty of assigned facilities maintenance/enhancement and construction projects. The Manager’s responsibilities will include assisting the Director, Facilities and Maintenance with the development, implementation and administration of the comprehensive school district facilities plan and the annual facilities maintenance/enhancement plan

QUALIFICATIONS:
Five (5) years’ work experience in experience in facilities planning with at least 3 years in a leadership role including supervisory responsibilities.
Demonstrated ability to effectively manage construction projects and prepare facilities plans.
Current and comprehensive knowledge of the BC Building Code, construction contract law, public tendering practices, and insurance procedures.
Strong negotiation skills and the ability to negotiate with consultants and contractors and to resolve conflicts between parties involved in construction project implementation.
Experience with facilities planning, project management, budget preparation and budget management.
Excellent verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills, and presentation skills.

Interested applicants may apply through: https://bit.ly/2m0HNH6

For more information about our School District, please visit: http://www.sd42.ca/our-district/


 

Download [ Manager, Energy & Sustainability position - pdf ]

Recognized for its dedication to inclusion, diversity, and strong partnerships with the community, the Richmond School District is among one of the largest districts in British Columbia with some of the highest graduation rates in the province. With a deep history of high quality experiences for students, the Richmond School District strives to provide the best education and future for every student.

As an employer, we provide comprehensive growth, learning and engagement opportunities to the 2,300 committed professionals across the district. The Energy & Sustainability Manager will champion the District’s Environmental Stewardship Policy, which is comprised of 8 areas: Leadership, Curriculum Development, Energy Conservation, Grounds Greening, Sustainable Purchases, Sustainable Transportation, Waste Management, and Water Conservation. This position also leads the two major portfolios of Energy Conservation and Environmental Stewardship.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
Environmental Stewardship

  • Leads the Richmond Sustainability Action Team, which implements best practices in the environmental stewardship program.
  • Leads the Richmond Sustainability Advisory Committee of Stakeholder representatives and students, which provide opportunities for reviewing and providing feedback to Environmental Stewardship initiatives.
  • Conceptualizes and oversees development and implementation of various environmental stewardship
    initiatives.
  • Collaborates with all levels of staff and external groups with ongoing developments of awareness campaigns, sustainability projects, initiatives, strategies and training.
  • Conducts technical analyses and liaises with various groups to identify issues and opportunities.
  • Remains current on educational and technological and industry developments, and leverages government tools and resources.

Energy Management

  • Conducts and produces quarterly reports on Energy Management Assessments and other requirements of the Energy Manager Program.
  • Identifies and plans energy reduction projects in collaboration with Facilities & Maintenance departments.
  •  Develops and implements the Strategic Energy Management Plan (SEMP). Manages the district’s greenhouse gas and Carbon Neutral reporting requirements of facilities using internal reporting and databases for evaluation and project results of overall energy performance.
  • Develops, implements and maintains a systematic, process-oriented program of energy management providing sustainable energy reductions throughout the District and cultivate a culture of energy efficiency across its 53 facilities.

QUALIFICATIONS

The successful candidate will possess:

  • A passion and enthusiasm for energy conservation and environmental stewardship and a willingness to engage and educate others on the vision of sustainable energy management and environmental stewardship.
  • Five years of current and relevant experience that includes Supervision, Project Management, and

Customer Service.

  • Leadership experience in the design, development and implementation of programs that have resulted in sustainable energy savings, increased waste diversion rates, and measurable behavioural changes in all areas of environmental stewardship.
  • Experience in data analysis, data management, and business case development.
  • Ability to develop compelling business cases and write comprehensive reports.
  • Wide knowledge of global sustainability issues and how they apply.
  • Exemplary ability to collaborate and work as a member of diverse teams.
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and facilitation skills.
  • Superior organizational management and problem solving skills.
  • Strong critical and creative thinker.
  • Strong work ethic and takes initiative.
  • Positive can-do attitude and growth mindset.

EDUCATION

The successful candidate will possess one or more of the following:

  • Professional Engineering designation (P.Eng) or eligibility for registration;
  • Certified Energy Manager (CEM);
  • Certified Engineering Technologist (CET);
  • Masters designation in business or appropriate business field;
  • Bachelors designation in Arts or Science;
  • Certified Electrician or HVAC Technician;
  • Or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and education.

Additional training and accreditations of the following would be considered an asset:

  • Volunteer or work experience working with youth groups in a variety of settings.
  • Certified Energy Manager (CEM) designation through the Association of Energy Engineers
  • LEED Professional Accreditation.
  • Maintenance and management of electrical and lighting systems mechanical systems including HVAC systems and cooling plants.
  • BC Hydro courses including CIET Energy Management Training (EMT), Change Management, or Strategic Energy Management Plan (SEMP).

For more information about Richmond School District 38, please visit www.makeafuture.ca/richmond or our
website at www.sd38.bc.ca. We thank all applicants that apply, however only those shortlisted will be contacted.


 

Download [ Mechanic position - pdf ]

Journeyman - Mechanic (41), Permanent
Location: Fernie, BC (Transportation)

Posting will remain upon until a suitable candidate has been hired, for best results please apply early.

Let School District No. 5 (Southeast Kootenay) welcome you to the East Kootenays. Whether you will make your home in Cranbrook, Elkford, or anywhere in between we have employment opportunities for you. What makes your family happy? City Experiences, Backcountry living, World Class Skiing, Vibrant Arts Communities, Theatre, Camping, Lake and Stream Fishing, we can offer a lifestyle that some people just dream about.

With 17 schools in 5 communities, we are sure to have something for every lifestyle. With close proximity to Calgary and the United States of America, your opportunities are as endless as your imagination. Check out our communities and see for yourself the opportunities that will await you with School District No. 5. There has never been a better time to explore the South East Kootenays. What are you waiting for?

Duties: As per C.U.P.E. Local 4165 Agreement (see job description https://bit.ly/2kxze6A)

Qualifications: As per C.U.P.E Local 4165 Job Description

  • Valid British Columbia Journeyman Mechanic and/or Commercial Transport Certification Preferred.
  • Consideration may be given to an apprentice in the area of mechanics working towards a journeyman certification.
  • Four years' experience in the mechanical trade and some experience in welding and sheet metal fabrication would be considered an asset.

Employees who do not possess the required qualification but are in the process of acquiring such qualifications and will reasonably attain them within sixty (60) working days from the closing date of the posting, will be considered if there are no internal qualified applicants.

Please apply for this job only in the manner specified by the employer, otherwise, your application will not be considered for the position.

Apply
All external applicants are invited to visit https://bit.ly/2mto1Vd
Note: When applying for positions it is the responsibility of the applicant to provide details of their qualifications for the position. Applications should include

A cover letter, resume, certificates and at least three (3) professional references preferably from current supervisors

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest but only those under consideration will be contacted.

The successful applicant will be subject to the terms of the Criminal Records Act.


 

Download [ Director, Facilities Management position - pdf ]

The Institution: Vancouver Community College
Located in the heart of the city, Vancouver Community College (“VCC”) offers academic, cultural, and social environments that inspire relevant real-world training. With various on campus facilities, including gourmet restaurants, an auto shop, and a salon and spa, VCC allow students to hone their skills and training while providing high-quality lower-cost services to the Downtown and East Vancouver communities.

To learn more, please visit VCC’s website.
The Opportunity: Director, Facilities Management
The Director, Facilities Management is responsible for strategic leadership in all aspects of facilities management in alignment with the Colleges’ strategic vision. This includes campus planning, design and development, construction, capital planning, facilities maintenance and operations. Through the Associate Director and reporting Managers, the Director is responsible for facilities operations at VCC’s three campuses including the overall maintenance of the campuses, capital projects, construction and renovations, energy management and sustainability, facilities safety and risk management and revenue generation for external short and long term rentals. The Director is responsible for developing and managing large operating and capital budgets, collaborates and consults with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, and acts as a principal advisor to the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) with respect to the Campus Master Plan.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and experience:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Facilities Management or other related operations management field from a recognized educational institution;
  • P.Eng or Registered Architect designation is desirable;
  • Ten years of recent related experience managing complex facilities operations within a public sector and/ or multi-union environment;
  • Experience in Real Estate Development, with a strong background in Government relations, is an asset;
  • Directing or managing in a senior role;
  • LEED Credentials is an asset;
  • Or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Contact: NICK LAY or GREG LONGSTER
Leaders International Executive Search
#880 – 609 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC V7Y 1G5
Phone: (604) 688-8422
Email: vancouver [AT] leadersinternational [DOT] com