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Facilities Manager

  • LocationSaint John, NB E2J 3S3 - Canada
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions1 Position
  • Job no: 374TY
  • Category: Skilled Trades

Facilities Manager

  • Saint John, New Brunswick
  • Competitive Salary
  • Defined Benefit Plan
  • 40-hour workweek
  • Flex Working hours


Ian Martin is working with the 2nd largest Gold Certified Continuing Care Community in the World. Located in Saint John, New Brunswick, this accredited organization is seeking to hire a Facilities Manager for a full-time permanent position.

As their new Facilities Manager, you will be maintaining the infrastructure and equipment within the complex which contains 2 nursing homes, 3 apartment buildings, and an auditorium.

This position oversees 40 Unionized employees within the Environmental Services Department containing laundry, housekeeping, and maintenance staff. The successful candidate will apply their functional expertise to negotiate contracts and oversee their proper fulfillment within set timelines and budgets. In addition, the role requires coordination of building contractors, and other entities providing services to the complex including the management of information technology.


Day to Day Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Inspect sites regularly to identify problems and provide necessary maintenance.
  • Coordinate daily housekeeping, laundry, and maintenance activities.
  • Oversee all repairs and ensure that work is completed on time and within budget.
  • Comply with all health and safety regulations and practices on site.
  • Inspect and maintain building systems such as heating, electrical, air conditioning, ventilation, etc.
  • Responsible for budgetary expenditure and control of the Environmental Services Department.
  • Maintain information technology contained within the infrastructure of the complex.
  • Vendor management and regular review and negotiation of service contracts.
  • Develop short and long-term plans for the maintenance and updates of the facilities.
  • Oversee and ensure the annual preventative maintenance program is completed.
  • Advocate for an excellent safety culture through effective preventative maintenance programs and ensuring compliance with all regulatory agencies and local policies.
  • Responsible for the required infrastructure and installment of equipment/machinery.


Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, or related field or equivalent experience in cleaning, maintenance, or facility management.
  • Experience in managing Information Technology.
  • Demonstrated communication, interpersonal, problem solving & organizational skills.
  • Ability to relate to the elderly, and clients who are mentally and/or physically challenged/impaired.
  • Solid understanding of health and safety regulations and practices.
  • Effective budgeting and performance management experience.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Proven ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Experienced using Microsoft applications, including Outlook, Excel, Word, and Microsoft Edge.
  • Must pass a pre-employment medical including a negative COVID-19 test and have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
  • Must provide a Criminal Record/Vulnerable Persons Check.
  • Must submit to a Department of Social Development Record Check.

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