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Job Number:  42820
Manager Maintenance
Job Posted: Sunday, 18 March 2018
Closing Date: Tuesday, 17 April 2018
(3 days ago)
BC Housing
Region: Vancouver Island & Coastal areas Type: Full time
Location: Victoria, Vancouver Island Salary: (not entered)

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BC Housing is the provincial Crown agency that develops, manages and administers a wide range of subsidized housing options for those most in need across the province. 


We are a trusted leader and partner in providing housing solutions for British Columbians.  Through safe, affordable and quality housing, we truly make a positive difference in people’s lives and communities.

What makes BC Housing such an inspiring place to work? Our passion for making a difference, our people strategy, our values and so much more! 


We’re seeking candidates who share the values of our organization and who are committed to helping those in need.  Make a positive difference with us; an exciting opportunity awaits!



Manager Maintenance

Job ID:  2680

Vancouver Island, BC

The Manager Maintenance is responsible for working with the property management team and external contractors, municipal officials and inspectors in the delivery of the  regional asset management plan including: the coordination and delivery of the modernization and improvement program for a portfolio of directly managed, non-profit and special needs buildings; building inspections; execution of the regional building remediation and seismic plans; supervising a team of including a Project Technologist and maintenance and grounds staff who are responsible for the general upkeep of buildings and grounds;  planning and delivering corrective and preventative maintenance programs; and overseeing the security and safety services for properties within the region.


You bring to the role:


  • Community College diploma in building technology or other relevant program or an equivalent combination of education and experience 
  • Considerable experience in managing the delivery of comprehensive property maintenance, grounds upkeep and safety and security services, including managing major facility maintenance and improvement initiatives, preferably in a social housing environment.
  • Considerable knowledge of programs, practices and processes associated with corrective and preventative maintenance, grounds upkeep, and security and safety systems
  • Working knowledge and understanding of the Commission’s programs and operating requirements
  • Considerable knowledge of building technology and Federal, Provincial and Municipal codes
  • Considerable knowledge of supervisory practices
  • Ability to plan and manage the implementation of program activities, analyze and solve issues and make effective decisions
  • Ability to develop repair, maintenance and capital improvement plans and programs 
  • Effective leadership, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Effective negotiation, conflict resolution, problem solving and project management skills
  • Ability to lead, coach and motivate staff in a team setting

Core Competencies

▪ Personal Effectiveness ▪ Communication ▪ Results Oriented ▪ Teamwork ▪ Service Oriented


Leadership Competencies

▪ Alignment & Results ▪ Relationship Management/Building ▪ Team Development 



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The benefits of joining a Top Employer!

We didn’t become one of BC’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Greenest Employers without a lot of thought, care and consideration for our team and environment. Our supportive and collaborative workplace balances engaging and challenging work with personal development and wellness initiatives.


All of our employees are rewarded with a competitive remuneration package and a host of great benefits. We’re also a social and inclusive team that supports our people through ongoing training and learning opportunities. We genuinely appreciate the amazing effort our people bring to each and every day and so we have Rewards and Recognition programs that celebrate great effort, long service, environmental awareness, good ideas and positive change.


If you are passionate about what you do and want to use your expertise to engage in a meaningful and challenging work, please apply to join our team today at www.bchousing.org/careers


To be considered for this competition, please submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they you meet the qualifications necessary for this position. This information will be used as part of the selection process. 


When applying, please submit your cover letter and application as one single document as a word or pdf file only.


BC Housing thanks all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This position is only open to those legally entitled to work in Canada.



Unfortunately, we cannot accept resumes/cover letters by any other form than online at https://www.bchousing.org/careers. This helps to ensure privacy, as well as timeliness for applicants.


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