Manager of Facilities

City of Port Moody


The City of Port Moody is a growing community of 34,000 residents located 30 minutes east of downtown Vancouver at the head of the Burrard Inlet and just steps from seaside parks, mountain trails and lakes. To achieve our mission of providing services that enhance the quality of life for all of our residents, we are looking for motivated individuals to complement our team.

Manager of Facilities

Job ID

Job Class
Regular Full-time

Employment Group

# of Vacancies

Posting Period
May 21 - June 11, 2020

Position Overview
Reporting to the General Manager of Community Services, the Manager of Facilities is responsible for leading a multi-disciplinary team in the delivery of the day to day operations and maintenance as well as the long range asset management plan of all buildings owned by the City of Port Moody, and administration of the budget for the department.  This position manages all maintenance programs, capital and construction projects, and oversees maintenance and janitorial services at various recreation facilities in the City, including recreation centers, pools, ice surfaces, etc. The Manager of Facilities has responsibility for staff and patrons in all City facilities. This position is responsible to adapt safety practices to meet regulatory changes and ensures safety procedures are adhered to.  Occasional attendance at Council / Finance meetings to advise on policy development and facility information may be required.

Budget Management / Finance:
  • Prepare, monitor and analyze the operating and annual capital budgets for Facilities
  • Apply the City's Purchasing & Procurement policy

  Long Term Facilities Capital Plan:
  • Prepare project plans both for funded and unfunded projects
  • Responsible for long term asset renewal plan for all City facilities (asset condition report; 5 year capital plan; budget projection)
  • Develop and update the maintenance and life cycle replacement programs of equipment and machinery

  Project Management:
  • Manage a diverse range of projects, leveraging the skill and expertise of the consultant team (architects, engineers, project manager, technical consultants)
  • Manage general contractors and outside trades involved in project execution

  Document Preparation:
  • Prepare reports to Finance Committee and Council and attend meetings as required
  • Develop tender specifications, request for quotations and proposal documents

  Staff Management:
  • Support 3 direct reports who supervise a large staff in Facilities Maintenance, Facilities Support Services, and Building Services (Janitorial) in a 24/7, 365 day operation; lead hiring, oversight and performance of all Facilities staff
  • Provide direction, advice and support regarding building maintenance and perform risk assessments to ensure public safety
  • Support emergency preparedness initiatives and training

Occasional flexibility in shifts may be required to meet the needs of a 24/7 team.  Please note that employment with the City of Port Moody is subject to the receipt of a satisfactory police information check as well as a satisfactory driver's abstract.  Please submit your online application @ by the posting close date.

Basic Qualifications
  • Completion of a 3 or 4 year Bachelor's degree (Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or other relevant field preferred)
  • Courses in pool operations and ice facility operations
  • Five years of directly related experience, including responsibility for building operation, project management, coordination of contracted trades, policy and procedure development and oversight, strategic, capital and financial planning, and annual and long-term budget management
  • Supervisory skills (including ability to hire, oversee and develop a diverse team)
  • Project management training would be an asset; strong project management skills are required
  • Experience preparing complex budgets
  • Experience making critical public safety decisions for technical, operational and emergency situations
  • Emergency Preparedness and Emergency Social Services training would be an asset
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office (including Word and Excel)
  • Knowledge and training in DDC software (Trane systems, RS Studio)
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Knowledge of applicable legislation including Building Code, Employment Standards, WorkSafe BC, and other safety authorities

Compensation & Benefits Overview
The City of Port Moody strives to be an employer of choice and offers an excellent benefits package as well as professional development opportunities. 


Organization: City of Port Moody
Location: Port Moody, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Facilities Management/Development
Posted: May 22, 2020, 8:49 am
Expires: June 21, 2020, 11:59 pm

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