Manager Caretaking, Facilities Management and Development
University of Calgary 105 reviews - Calgary, AB

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Position Overview
The Facilities Management and Development is currently seeking a Full-time Regular Caretaking Manager.

Facilities Management is responsible for providing the operations functions for the University. Operations includes all activities associated with the routine, day to day use, support and maintenance of buildings or physical assets.

The Caretaking department is responsible to provide a professional, efficient and cost effective cleaning service to the campus buildings in which cleaning functions are performed on set schedules. Work is carried out on a 24-hour basis, 365-days per year. Our caretaking program uses a healthy high performance cleaning standard using team cleaning methodology.

This position is a part of Professional and Management Staff and it reports to the Director, Caretaking. Work is performed under minimal supervision. The expectation of this position is that time will be managed to effectively carry out the role and responsibilities. Problems range from routine to complex. Consequences of decisions have an impact on the operation of the Campus and on the people using the facilities.

In order to carry out the duties, this position will be required to work 7 hour days, 35 hours per week. Work commitments will require attendance at meetings or other functions in the afternoons or nights.

Position Description
Summary of Key Responsibilities (job functions include but are not limited to):

Manages approximately 100 full, part and or casual employees, and contractor resource as assigned.
Supervises the Caretaking Supervisors on three shifts.
Implementation of a comprehensive, documented training program in accordance with University standards, including green and team cleaning, recycling and waste management, and work requests.
Assists with identifying departmental goals and ensures that these goals are met.
Establishes and implements an inspection program for the buildings and services in his/her area in accordance with the Quality Management System established for the Caretaking Department.
Responsible for normal administrative functions of their area including recruitment, hiring, training, performance reviews, discipline, and termination of staff.
Supervises and assists the Caretaking Supervisors in organizing work and scheduling.
Serves as a liaison between the Director, Caretaking and Caretaking Supervisors.
Qualifications / Requirements:

Completion of a level of formal education equivalent to minimum Grade 12 plus a management certificate.
Certification as a BOMA Facilities Management Administrator or an IFMA Facilities Management Professional will be considered an asset.
Extensive management experience in custodial in a large institutional setting or in the commercial cleaning field.
A skilled communicator with excellent interpersonal skills, with ability to understand and manage a diverse work group.
Experience supervising in a union environment.
Working knowledge of Alberta¿s Environmental, Occupational Health and Safety, and Workers Compensation Legislation.
Proven ability to manage a budget.
Must hold a valid minimum Class 5 Alberta Driver¿s License with less than 7 demerit points. Learner's, probationary, graduated license, or motorcycle/moped only license will not be acceptable. A driver¿s abstract will be requested.
Application Deadline: This position will remain open until filled; however, applicants will be reviewed as they are received.

We would like to thank all applicants in advance for submitting their resumes. Please note, only those candidates chosen to continue on through the selection process will be contacted.

Additional Information
This position is classified in the Management Career Band, Level II of the Management and Professional Staff Career Framework, and falls under the Management and Professional Salary Structure, Zone B.

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About the University of Calgary

The University of Calgary is a leading Canadian university located in the nation's most enterprising city. The university has a clear strategic direction to become one of Canada's top five research universities by 2016, where research and innovative teaching go hand in hand, and where we fully engage the communities we both serve and lead. This strategy is called Eyes High, inspired by the university's Gaelic motto, which translates as 'I will lift up my eyes'. For more information, visit

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