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The Sea to Sky Community Services Society has an opening for a part-time, year-round Facility Manager in their Squamish office.

The Facility Manager is responsible for maintaining agency facilities and ensuring that buildings provide healthy, safe and positive environments for clients. He/she is responsible for the oversight of all building-related activities such as
inspections, maintenance and repairs, security and janitorial services.

About Sea to Sky Community Services

Sea to Sky Community Services (SSCS) is one of the largest non-profit organizations in the Sea to Sky Corridor, operating for over 42 years. We provide more than 40 programs that are building healthier communities in pursuit of our vision, for all individuals in the Sea to Sky Corridor to have opportunities to grow, develop and lead meaningful lives.

Together, we’re building community. Sea to Sky Community Services Society (SSCS) provides over 40 social service programs, which strengthen individuals and build healthier communities throughout the Sea to Sky Corridor. SSCS would like to acknowledge that we are on the unceded traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples, serving the Sea to Sky Corridor of Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Lil’wat, and Southern Stl’atl’imx Nations including Samahquam, Skatin, Xa’xtsa (Douglas), Tipella and N’Quatqua”.  Read More HERE

About the Role, Benefits & Perks:

  • Part time, year-round.
  • 28 hours/4 days per week (preferably Mon-Thurs 8:30-4:30; some flexibility for an alternative schedule).
  • Occasional evening and weekend work may be required.
  • This role is based in Squamish, and will include occasional travel to Whistler and Pemberton.
  • Competitive starting wage based on experience.
  • Generous benefits package, including defined pension plan, extended health and dental, and group life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance.

The Perfect Candidate:

  • Certificate, license, diploma or vocational training in facility management or related field.
  • 3 years’ experience in facility management environment; including direct experience working in and with trades/maintenance and in conducting building inspections.
  • 2 years’ direct supervisory experience.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal, and customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage facility maintenance and minor construction projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to investigate facility issues and develop various options for resolutions.
  • Sound knowledge of facilities management and building cycle maintenance practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships and direct tasks of maintenance staff, suppliers and contractors
  • Possesses business acumen and analytical skills to anticipate financial and business requirements and ensure effective use of resources.
  • Demonstrated ability to use computer applications such as work processing, databases/records management and spreadsheets.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently while balancing multiple, competing demands within resource and time constraints.
  • Valid BC Driver’s License.

Responsibilities Include:

  •  Ensures the effective maintenance and operation of facilities and building systems (including security) and equipment by utilizing efficient planning and scheduling and ensuring work is completed according to applicable regulations, standards, and program needs.
  • Participates in the development of a maintenance and repair budgets for agency facilities, makes recommendations as appropriate and maintains responsibility for assigned budgets; provides input into the development of short and long-term plans for the facilities infrastructure, acquisition of capital equipment and supplies, and for the expansion of services.
  • Maintains preventative maintenance schedules and plans; reviews and adjusts schedules as necessary according to building system maintenance requirements, budget constraints, and available resources; ensures each scheduled review is consistent with good engineering and safety practices.
  • Supervises and supports maintenance staff.  Assists in such personnel activities as interviewing, hiring, training staff, performance management and discipline issues.
  • Monitors the daily work activity of personnel and contractors within the assigned area to ensure safety procedures set by the department and regulatory agencies, such as WorkSafe BC, are fully complied with and that work is progressing according to plan.
  • May coordinate major and minor projects by reviewing working plans, drawings, and specifications, preparing preliminary cost estimates, determining resources required. Ensures that work
    delegated to the building maintenance staff is completed.
  • Participates in such meetings as health and safety, joint user committee, vehicle and facility inspections, construction/project planning and union/management meetings as applicable.
  • Maintains knowledge of current trends and technological advancements in the field, including up to date knowledge of applicable bylaws, codes regulations and standards.

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