Manager of Facilities Operations & Maintenance

engineering building & property
Location: City of Brantford, ON
Type: full-time
Posted On: Jul 10, 2020
Closing Date: Jul 30, 2020
The Corporation of the City Of Brantford
CAO & Mayor’s Office
Manager of Facilities Operations & Maintenance
Job ID# 1074

Reporting to the Director of Facilities Management & Security, the Manager of Facilities Operations & Maintenance will assume accountability and responsibility for the overall management of City facility operations and maintenance including corporatizing security and energy management and the functional operation of the Brantford Municipal Airport and Farmer s Market, and managing the airside management contract and safety. The Manager of Facilities Operations & Maintenance provides supervision, performance management/individual development plans, mentoring and guidance to the Facilities Operations & Maintenance team members and oversees the delivery and team performance for the program. The successful candidate will be responsible for preparation of the annual operating budget for all corporate buildings; the oversight of small capital projects, and operational contracts including building maintenance, janitorial, security and security systems, renovations, repairs, upgrades, budgets and retrofits for corporate buildings; the maintenance of vacant municipal lands and properties including leased properties, brownfields and other properties; small projects as requested by client departments; corporate facility security and facility crisis response and developing and maintaining protocols; developing and maintaining corporate facility asset management plan, including all building condition assessments and AODA assessments; corporate facility standard operating procedure development and updating; and provides technical assistance and guidance on building related matters to internal staff and clients within the Corporation.
  • A University Degree in Engineering or Architecture of an equivalent directly related field of study.
  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience in Facility Management, security and energy management is an asset.
  • Certification in Facility Management and/or Project Management is preferred.
  • Membership with the OAA or Professional Engineers of Ontario is an asset.
  • Effective program management and technical skills with demonstrated success in efficient facility operation.
  • Strong knowledge of applicable codes and regulations, including but not limited to the Fire Code, Technical Standards and Safety Authority, Ministry of Environment, Operating Engineer Regulations, Building Codes, bylaws and Health Department.
  • Effective leadership and communication skills with demonstrated success in developing, leading and managing technical teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships with Management and staff, internal alliances/partnerships; to foster amicable relationships with employee groups; to align departmental programs and services with corporate goals and objectives and to champion the mission and values of the City.
  • Ability to effectively deal with vendors, tenants, consultants, contractors, City departments and the general public to establish cooperative working relationships.
  • Ability to analyze complex situations determine appropriate courses of action and prepare reports related to the same for discussion.
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills with the ability to write clear, concise and complete council reports and deliver presentations.
  • Experience managing staff in a unionized environment is an asset.
  • Advanced computer literacy utilizing Microsoft Office Suite, AutoCAD, Adobe Acrobat, GIS Portal.
  • Working experience with Facility Management technologies such as workplace management systems, security management systems and maintenance management systems
  • A valid Ontario driver’s license in good standing is required.
  • Response to after-hours calls will be required.
WAGE RANGE: $47.14 to $58.93 per hour (based on 35 hour a week) plus benefits
To apply on-line, please visit the City of Brantford website at  and click on Current Opportunities.
Closing date for applications: Thursday, July 30, 2020, at 4:30 p.m.
Information gathered relative to this position will only be used for candidate selection.
We thank each applicant for taking the time and effort to submit your resume, however, only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.
Our organization is committed to promoting the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity of persons with disabilities by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process.  Applicants need to make their required accommodations known in advance.