Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : Details not provided
Location : British Columbia
Purpose and Scope
Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Facilities Manager is responsible for the management, performance,
security, and operation of all City facilities. This includes all City owned and leased buildings, facilities, and storage
areas. The Facilities Manager is responsible for managing, planning, and coordinating facility maintenance and
repair requirements and priorities, overseeing facility related capital projects (renovations, refurbishments, or
construction), the safety and security of all facilities, and undertaking short and long-range planning for facility
assets. In addition, the Facilities Manager is responsible for the management of the City’s centralized stores
The Manager coordinates priorities, operational plans, and initiatives in conjunction with other City departments
ensuring that municipal services are delivered in an efficient, cost effective, safe, and responsive manner.
Nature and Scope of Work
• Supervise, plan, coordinate and direct the activities of staff, establish work priorities, and set goals and
- Oversee departmental hiring, probationary period and performance evaluations, identification of training
needs, and identification and implementation of performance improvement measures including issuing
discipline where appropriate.
- Facilitate learning and growth by providing training, coaching and mentorship to staff, ensuring that
- Foster and promote a strong workplace safety culture; ensure that all established safe work practices and
• Manage and oversee the administration and operation of the City’s central stores (inventory) function to
supply goods, materials, fuel, and services to a variety of operating and other city departments.
Facilities Operations and Asset Management
• Oversee the ongoing management, operation and maintenance of all City owned and leased facilities,
- Plan, develop, and implement a comprehensive and effective preventative maintenance and repair program
- Develop, implement, and maintain policies and operating procedures for facilities operations.
- Oversee and ensure the proper operation of all life-safety and security systems, including locks; fire, panic,
and intruder alarm systems; access control; networked video surveillance system; and uninterrupted power
- Manage and administer the corporate GPS tracking of City vehicles and equipment.
- Lead and coordinate contract management for facilities related service contracts across the city, including
- Direct and supervise the activities of contractors, consultants and other technical resources involved in
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- Manage and oversee capital and operating projects related to City facilities including working with consultants
in the development of specifications, the tendering and award process, contract administration, budget control
and contractor oversight.
- Administer the City’s Contractor Coordination program, by monitoring, evaluating, and managing the
WorksafeBC regulations and any other regulatory standards or codes.
- In consultation with the Director of Operations, develop, prepare, and administer the operating and capital
- Manage department(s) within the approved budget limits and in compliance with City bylaws, policies, and
- Support the Director in the development and implementation of strategic initiatives, goals, objectives, policies,
- Assist in the development and implementation of the long-range capital asset management plan for
regular condition assessments, and updating long range capital and lifecycle renewal plans.
- Ensure prompt, thorough, and appropriate investigations and responses to facilities related requests and
- Prepare short and long-range plans and forecasts for space, conduct space analysis, oversee the
- Keep abreast of trends and developments in municipal facility operations and recommend and implement new
- Ensure full departmental compliance with all federal, provincial and City regulations, standards, specifications,
• Participate as a team member in projects being led by other departments as needed.
- Provide formal departmental representation in various settings if and as required including Council,
- Prepare reports with recommendations, provide professional advice, and make presentations to City Council
- Establish, promote, and maintain co-operative working relationships with other department managers and
staff, building tenants, consultants, contractors, utility companies, federal, provincial, and local government
agencies, and the public to support the achievement of department and corporate goals.
- Mediate complaints and claims made against the city with respect to departmental responsibilities.
- All staff employed by the City of Campbell River may be required to assist the City during emergency
events, including but not limited to an Emergency Operations Centre. Duties assigned during an emergency
may differ from regular duties.
- May be required to cover for other operational managers in their absence.
- Thorough knowledge of the principles, best practices, concepts, and issues related to facility
- Working knowledge and understanding of the physical, mechanical, and safety components of
- Working knowledge of and experience with building engineering and construction practices.
- Working knowledge of principles and practices of project management and contract administration.
- Working knowledge of asset management and infrastructure planning.
- Working knowledge WorkSafeBC regulations including contractor coordination requirements.
- Working knowledge of cost control and financial management practices, budget formulation and
- Knowledge of the BC Building, Plumbing and Fire Codes.
- Knowledge of energy efficiency and sustainability standards and rating systems.
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- Knowledge of departmental and corporate long-range plans.
- Knowledge of local government operations, applicable federal, provincial, and local legislation,
- Knowledge and understanding of collective agreements and labour relations principles.
- Proficient with Microsoft Office suite, and departmental specific software.
o Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills. Able to produce and present
concise and complex policies, correspondence, and reports.
- Collaboration and Negotiation
influence, persuade and gain the cooperation of others.
• Conflict Management
o Strong interpersonal, coaching and conflict resolution skills. Able to resolve conflict with a
professional manner and calm demeanour.
- Decision Making and Problem Solving
analyze best practices, benefits and models.
o Able to lead, manage, coach, and motivate staff and contractors in a team environment.
Leads by example in maintaining a respectful, safe, and supportive work environment that
embraces diversity, along with treating everyone with courtesy, dignity, and fairness.
- Managing Performance
- Planning and Organizing
task and manage time effectively, while delivering high quality results.
• Service Orientation
o Excellent customer service skills and focus.
- Minimum two (2) year post-secondary technical diploma from a recognized educational institution in
project management or a suitable assessable equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Eligible for membership with Canada Green Building Council.
- Supervisory/Leadership skills training.
- Must possess and maintain a valid BC driver’s licence and produce and maintain a clean driver’s
abstract, as per City policy.
- Minimum five (5) years of recent, progressively responsible, experience in facilities management and
- Minimum of three (3) years recent progressive supervisory experience, preferably in a unionized
- Experience in asset management and capital planning.
- Project management experience and/or certification, and contract administration experience.
- Experience working with contractors, consultants, vendors, and senior staff.
- Facilities Management Administrator (FMA) or Real Property Administrator (RPA) designation or
- LEED Certification
- Local government administration training.