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New Job Maintenance Supervisor Met 22065 In Nova Scotia

Maintenance Supervisor MET 22065
Maintenance Supervisor MET 22065

Maintenance Supervisor MET 22065

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $60,801–$71,485 a year
Location : Nova Scotia

Full Description

Maintenance Supervisor
Metropolitan District
Location: Halifax, NS
Type of Employment: Permanent Full-time
Union Status: Excluded (Non-Union)
Competition # MET 22065
Closing Date: March 22, 2023

About Us

Nova Scotia Provincial Housing Agency (NSPHA) is the provincial government agency responsible for the administration and delivery of affordable housing solutions for low-income Nova Scotians.

We contribute to the prosperity of Nova Scotia by helping individuals and families find a home that’s right for them, at a price they can afford, in a healthy and vibrant community that offers the services, support and opportunities they need. We accomplish this by working closely with other levels of government as well as private and community partners.

Across its districts, NSPHA provides more than 11,200 safe, affordable homes as part of its Housing Services to seniors and families. District offices manage the day-to-day operations of Nova Scotia’s housing stock. Their responsibilities include administering tenant applications and placements, collecting rent, resolving tenant issues, and maintaining and repairing properties.

About Our Opportunity

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for ensuring assigned units are maintained in a good state of repair. Furthermore, the incumbent must provide supervision to their work unit through planning daily work schedules, coaching when appropriate, conducting performance reviews and administering discipline, when appropriate.

Primary Accountabilities

  • Effective delivery of building programs and projects by meeting Key Performance Indicators, monitoring and controlling outcomes, measuring financial forecasting and communicating status, supervising and holding employees and service contractors accountable, acquiring goods and services, administering contracts and inspecting deliverables for compliance.
  • Supervise staff including selection, training, Safety compliance assigning work, conducting performance reviews, and administering discipline. Promote training and skill development among staff.
  • Participate in after hours and other on-duty manager responsibilities.
  • Perform and document monthly building inspections in accordance with established guidelines, property life safety systems inspections and compliance.
  • Maintain knowledge of applicable building codes, legislation, and regulations. Determine the appropriate course of action to ensure repairs are undertaken and to ensure the buildings are maintained in a safe and habitable condition.
  • Provide input into the capital and operating budgets through the identification of needs and required work.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Certificate of qualification under the Apprenticeship and Tradesman’s Qualifications Act of the Province of Nova Scotia or interprovincial certification (Red Seal Journeyperson certification) with at least three years’ supervising diverse employee groups, including non-unionized and unionized staff.
  • Experience in inspection of single and multi-unit residential construction, as well as a thorough knowledge of, and competency in, the interpretation and application of various building regulations and codes is required.
  • Good knowledge of building construction and maintenance repairs with specific knowledge of plumbing, carpentry, and electrical systems.
  • Excellent knowledge of planned maintenance procedures as well as an awareness of building codes, municipal by laws, Provincial Acts and Regulations such as Workers’ Compensation Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act and appropriate fire/life safety regulations and the Collective Agreement.
  • Possess current Emergency First Aid and WHMIS certifications.


  • Working knowledge Yardi Property Management software.

Competencies required at this level of work are Client Service, Organizational skills,
Communication and Interpersonal skills and Supervisory skills.

If you are a team player, who is passionate about improving the lives of Nova Scotians, you are the candidate we are looking for to join our team. We will assess qualifications using one of more of the following tools: written examination, standardized tests, oral presentations, interview(s), and reference checks. Offer of employment is conditional upon the completion of all applicable background checks, the results of which must be satisfactory to the employer.
Checks may include one or more of the following: criminal background checks, driver’s abstract, and confirmation of education credentials.


An equivalent combination of training, education and experience may be considered. Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must demonstrate such equivalencies in their application.


Based on the employment status, eligibility and union agreement, the Nova Scotia Housing Authorities offers its employees a wide range of benefits such as Health, Dental, Life Insurance, Pension, General Illness (Short and Long Term), Vacation and Employee and Family Assistance Programs and flexible working schedules.

Classification: TE 25 Salary Range: $60,801.05 - $71,485.05 annually Work Week: 35 hours

Note: These are not Civil Service positions.

We are committed to employing staff who are representative of the diverse community we serve. If you are a member of one or more of the following designated groups, you are encouraged to self-identify on your cover letter or resume: Indigenous People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of these equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify on your application.

To Apply

Please merge your cover letter and resume into one document when applying. In the cover letter or resume, please quote the competition number and name.

Our preferred method of applying is through Career Beacon.

Submissions must be received by midnight on the closing date. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $60,801.05-$71,485.05 per year


  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care


  • Monday to Friday
  • On call

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Halifax, NS: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Work Location: One location