Job Posting 79011

Manager of Properties
Community Living Hamilton
Hamilton area
Hamilton, Ontario
closed 7 days ago (Sun, 16 Jan)
full time

Manager of Properties

Community Living Hamilton (CLH), a busy and vibrant organization that supports 1,600 adults and children with diverse abilities thrive in the community. We have openings for the role of a Regular Full-Time Manager of Properties to work within our Management team.

ORGANIZATION PROFILE – CLH is the region’s largest service provider for individuals with developmental disabilities such as Down Syndrome and Autism. We are dedicated to helping them achieve their full potential, be included in our community, and, ultimately, build great lives.

This is an exciting time to join Community Living Hamilton. We have redefined our Mission, Vision, and new Values and are in the process of establishing a new strategic plan for the next three to five years. As an accredited organization, we offer widely recognized expertise and serve more than 1,600 people with special needs every year – from children to aging seniors. We offer community participation programs, residential services, respite services, employment supports, and services designed for children.

Responsibilities

Project and Contractor Management:

  • Investigate, analyze and develop design options for repair and renovation projects, including project feasibilities, estimated costs, product specifications, preferred required material/equipment selection to suit the environment for people supported.

  • Procure Contractor services when professional support is required. Offers advice to Management based on quotes and estimates of labour and materials.

  • Monitor the work performed by Contractors and approves the quality of the finished product.

  • Enforce relevant Occupational Health and Safety requirements for projects.

  • Schedule upkeep tasks to be performed by third party contractors, including annual equipment inspections and fire prevention inspections.

  • Act as the primary point of contact for these third parties.

  • Prepare project status reports during the project’s life cycle.

  • Manage multiple property-related projects simultaneously.

  • Establish, monitor, and carry out preventative maintenance procedures and schedules for buildings, equipment, and grounds.

  • Ensure buildings and equipment meet all safety, security and fire regulations and policies. Makes recommendations for major repairs and purchases.

Property Maintenance:

  • Perform carpentry, electrical, painting, mechanical and plumbing maintenance and repairs such as repairing furniture, constructing shelves, installing switches, replacing plugs and other basic appliance repairs, applying paint and other finishes, repairing drywall, disassembling and reassembling equipment, replacing sinks and toilets and applying finishing material.

  • Recommend preventative and corrective maintenance for all of CLH’s physical assets.

  • Address emergency issues on off-hours.

  • Oversee and make recommendations related to site security needs for all organizational properties.

  • Act as subject matter expert and provide support to Management of different levels regarding facilities issues and annual inspections compliance (eg. fire codes, Public Health requirements, licensing, etc).

  • Periodically review compliance items related to property and make recommendations as part of a continuous quality improvement approach.

  • Keep detailed records of all work performed and prepare statistical reports as required.

  • Provide support to Management in developing, maintaining and evaluating various property related service contracts (e.g. Lawn mowing, snow removal, etc).

Qualifications

  • 5 + years’ experience working in property management and/or facilities maintenance, with direct exposure to building systems and construction techniques including carpentry, plumbing and HVAC.
  • Familiarity with residential electrical systems.
  • Trade skill license preferred.
  • Experience managing residential or commercial multi-trades construction/repair projects.
  • A valid driver’s licence and access to a reliable vehicle to facilitate travel to various sites throughout Hamilton.
  • Access to all tools required for standard residential construction and repairs.
  • Able to work flexible hours to accommodate operational needs.

If this describes you and you are interested, please submit your expression of interest, including a covering letter and résumé to:

Human Resources Department

Community Living Hamilton

Fax: 905-528-5156

Posting closes January 17, 2022 at midnight

Or until the position is filled

Community Living Hamilton welcomes applications from candidates with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. To learn more about us, visit: communitylivinghamilton.com/

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