Manager, Building Services

Louis Brier Home and Hospital 1055 West 41st Ave., Vancouver

About Us:
A Canadian Nonprofit Employer of Choice™, we pride ourselves on a strong reputation for excellence. Our work environment is community-oriented, warm and inclusive. Appreciation is embedded into our culture and staff feel valued for their contributions.
Louis Brier has dedicated leaders who are available and responsive to our needs. An HR Coordinator is devoted to promoting our health, wellness, and engagement. An Infection Control Practitioner helps keep us safe. Everyone is committed to quality and safety and it shows.
By enhancing funding that enriches the quality of life for our residents, the Louis Brier Foundation truly sets our organization apart. State of the art equipment, music and entertainment, culture and education, are all generously funded through the Louis Brier Foundation and this greatly improves work life.
Providing outstanding care is not always easy but making a difference feels good. Working at Louis Brier gives us a feeling of purpose and a sense of belonging. It’s more than a way of working, it’s a way of life.

Be yourself and feel a sense of belonging within a team that embraces differences.
Contribute to an award-winning organization that recognizes passionate and hardworking employees.
Engage within our community and thrive in an unbeatable work culture that celebrates LIFE.
ARE YOU READY for the #LouisBrierLIFE?




Develops, implements, monitors and evaluates policies, procedures and practices relating to physical plant, building services and safety and security. Administers related policies and programs including Emergency Preparedness, WHMIS, Asbestos Containment/Removal, Furnishings.
Hires, orients/trains, supervises and evaluates maintenance staff. In consultation with Human Resources carries out disciplinary measures and responds to grievances as per collective agreement. Represents facility management at Labour/management meetings as required.
Develops budget and controls expenditures for labour, equipment and supplies for assigned areas. Controls, initiates and authorizes purchase orders for department and related functions, in accordance with facility policies.
Acts as a technical resource person on repair and maintenance issues and concerns for equipment throughout the facility.
Liaises with contractors, suppliers, and external agencies as required. Supervises/directs contractors in performance of contract work.
Participates in setting operational policies as part of the organization’s management team, including labour relations, cost controls, and standards of care, as well as physical plant/security/environmental control perspectives.
Develops and updates Essential Services Plan for Maintenance Department and participates in facility-wide contingency planning.
Develops, implements and evaluates Departmental Quality Management/Risk Management program in conjunction with facility-wide program.
Plans, implements and evaluates regular fire drills and other emergency exercises, building inspections and systems tests. Liaises with external agencies/organizations such as Fire Department, Chubb and WCB as required.
Coordinates LBH&H WR parking program; assigns, monitors and ensures security of all on-site parking. Acts as Liaison with site neighborhood regarding parking concerns/issues.
Provides staff education regarding fire/safety, WHMIS and other related topics.
Prepares and maintains relevant reports, statistical information and departmental records
Participates in House Committee (Board of Directors), as well as Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee and other standing and ad-hoc Committees as required.
Ensures safety of residents and reports any adverse event or near misses immediately.
Carries manager-on-call pager and responds to emergency issues as per facility policies.
Performs other duties as required.

A level of education, training, and experience equivalent to a two (2) year diploma in physical plant

maintenance and/or building trades and five (5) to seven (7) years of related experience, including a

minimum of two (2) years direct supervisory experience. Experience in electrical, mechanical and general building maintenance required, and completion of business management coursework preferred.

Hours: Regular Full-time position, 5 days/week (Monday to Friday, 0830-1630).

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


supervisory: 2 years (Preferred)

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