Manager, Facility Operations

School District No. 34 (Abbotsford)

School District No. 34 (Abbotsford)

Manager, Facility Operations


As the largest employer within the City of Abbotsford, the District employs over 2,200 full and part time teaching and support staff who are committed to preparing and inspiring over 19,000 students for a lifetime of success.

At the Abbotsford School District, our employees are our most valuable asset in preparing students for a lifetime of success through respect, opportunity and innovation. We continue to be a progressive employer in our community and are committed to fostering creativity, inspiring excellence, and continually challenging everyone to grow.

We are currently seeking a Manager, Facility Operations to join our team.

Reporting to the Director of Facilities and Transportation, the Manager will be responsible for the utility (gas/electrical/water/garbage) tracking and monitoring, resource conservation, work order system including preventive maintenance scheduling, emergency planning, facilities office administration, budgeting, planning and scheduling of seasonal/annual plans, human resources and project management of minor and major capital works. The Manager will prepare tenders, create and maintain condition inventories, update monthly budging and sit on various committees representing the Abbotsford School District. The Manager will also be assigned human resources related duties such as: recruitment and selection, coaching and discipline, and determining training requirements.

The incumbent will have a professional designation or will have completed post-secondary studies in one of the areas of responsibility. In addition, the incumbent should have five years' direct experience, with knowledge and understanding of facilities operations and facilities budgeting/office administration and have a minimum 3 years supervisory experience. The incumbent should have excellent computer skills and a class 5 driver's license.  The incumbent must have:
  • A passion for energy conservation and a willingness to engage and educate others on the vision of sustainability energy management
  • Successful completion of a supervisory or management skills credit course
  • A passion for strategic development, analyzing key data and business case analysis
  • Experience with estimating, tenders, office administration
  • A proven ability to express ideas effectively both orally and in writing; experience in the preparation of formal reports, oral/written presentations, statistical analyses
  • Extensive knowledge of building computer systems/database systems
  • Wide knowledge of global sustainability issues
  • Experience in strategic planning, developing goals, measurable objectives and actions to achieve goals
  • Strong understanding of educational change, adult learning, behavioral change and building system capacity  

If this position sounds like your ideal match, please submit a detailed resume outlining qualifications and experience no later than 4:30 pm on Sunday, June 30, 2019 to

Individuals not currently employed by School District No. 34 (Abbotsford), are required to sign an "Authorization for Criminal Record Search" to permit a criminal record review. The interest of all applicants is appreciated; however, acknowledgements will only be made to those selected for an interview.

Organization: School District No. 34 (Abbotsford)
Location: Abbotsford, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Facilities Maintenance, Facilities Management/Development
Posted: June 14, 2019, 8:19 am
Expires: June 30, 2019, 4:30 pm

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