Salary Rate: $62,907 – Check out the YMCA’s total compensation package!
Location: Scarborough H&F YMCA
Work Hours: 37.5 hours weekly
Employment Type: Regular Salaried FT
Anticipated Start Date: October 15, 2023
Deadline to Apply: September 29, 2023, At 5PM
Be the Spark! Join our passionate team and help us to achieve great things in our community!
The Facility Manager is an integral part of the management team, playing a leadership role in implementing standards of Service Excellence (Cleaning and Maintenance Audits) to ensure the delivery of high quality service to members.
This is a hands-on position responsible for implementation of a fully integrated cleaning program that includes day staff, laundry services for towels, after hour contract cleaning, comprehensive preventative maintenance program, asset management, refurbishment, and capital project management. In addition to a fully integrated cleaning program, the incumbent is also responsible for the promotion of a “cleaning culture” among all YMCA staff and volunteers in the centre. The incumbent will be a team leader who displays good communication skills, holds flexible hours to meet the needs of the site, and is service/quality driven.
In this role, you will:
- Provides leadership to the cleaning and maintenance team, ensuring a clean, safe and well-maintained centre.
- Provides hands-on services and supervision in the areas of maintenance, cleaning, and service contractors.
- Maintains YMCA standards and prepares and implements SAM Action Plan - cleaning and maintenance.
- Recruits, hires, develops and leads maintenance, cleaning, housekeeping staff, and volunteers including preparation of shift schedules.
- Directs and co-ordinates all relevant trades people for cleaning, repairs and maintenance performed on equipment, building systems, refurbishment and capital projects, as required. Monitors contract services to ensure quality standards are met and contract compliance.
- Develops, maintains and controls cleaning, maintenance, and refurbishment plans, schedules and expenditures in accordance with the approved budget and procedures.
- Implements approved facility refurbishment program in accordance with guidelines set out by the Property Management team.
- Contributes to the leadership of the Occupational Health and Safety Committee. Ensures the health and safety of employees by implementing safety practices and procedures (including WHMIS) in accordance with the Ontario Health and Safety Act.
- Prepares and prioritizes capital projects in conjunction with the General Manager and Senior Facility Manager for the Senior Vice President, Property Management’s approval in accordance with guidelines set out by the Association; assumes the role of project manager; monitors budget for capital projects, in coordination with Project Management team.
- Performs role of Service Leader and/or Acting General Manager as required.
- Participates in staff meetings, professional development activities, and Association and facility functions. Self-manages ongoing professional development.
- Actively participates in the Facility Manager Task Force that builds on shared learning to research and implement best practices and code compliance across all YMCA facilities.
- Demonstrates appropriate behaviours in line with our Mission, Vision and Values as reflected in our YMCA competencies; takes a member focused approach to increase their understanding of programs offered across the Association. Represents the YMCA and the Association in a professional manner.
- Understands and supports YMCA philanthropic commitments, connects with families and offers opportunities to give, either financially or their personal time, including participation in special events within the centre and the community.
- Ensures the health, safety and well-being of all children, youth and vulnerable people in YMCA programs. Commits to the professional responsibility of maintaining knowledge of legislation, policies and procedures, child and youth development and best practices to best serve and protect children, youth, and vulnerable people.
- Understands the legal responsibilities and moral imperative to report suspected child abuse to Child Protection Services.
- Understands the importance of the volunteer staff partnership and integrates the value of philanthropy and volunteerism in dealings with members, volunteers, donors and staff.
- Other duties as assigned.
- RPA Certificate (Real Property Administration) and/or enrolment in a program leading to a Certified Facility Management designation or equivalent in Building Facility Management
- Knowledge and experience with wireless technology including CRM systems, conditioning equipment with integrated television etc. and CRM, kiosks an asset
- WHMIS and Workplace Safety Core Training
- Minimum of 10 years related experience in skilled trades and/or building maintenance, preferably in one or more of the following areas:
o Operating Engineering/Pneumatics
o Mechanical HVAC
- Experience in pool filtration/water chemistry an asset; Pool Operator Certificate preferred (certification must be obtained within first three months)
- Knowledge and experience in ensuring compliance with related legislation
- Excellent leadership skills, results oriented, driven by initiative
- Well-developed interpersonal, and relationship building skills; ability to establish rapport and excellent communication with members, staff and volunteers
- Excellent written communication skills
- Excellent understanding of diversity, inclusion and equity including the ability to identify and address barriers, work effectively with diverse stakeholders, and integrate equity into program design
- Solid computer skills, comfortable working with Outlook, MS Explorer, MS Excel, BAS systems, financial software and Facility Management applications
- Focus on quality, creativity and innovation
- Previous experience in a supervisory position and in achievement of administrative tasks
What you need to succeed:
- Commitment to the YMCA’s Mission, Vision and Values
- Focus on the health, safety and wellbeing of all children, youth, and vulnerable people in YMCA programs including understanding legal and moral obligations related to reporting suspected child abuse to Child Protection Services
- YMCA Competencies: Accountable, Relationship-Builder, Improvement-Orientated, Team Player & Leader, Equity and Wellbeing Promoter
Why work for the YMCA?
The YMCA of Greater Toronto is a charity that ignites the potential in people, helping them grow, lead, and give back to their communities. We are committed to helping our employees reach their full potential and are recognized as a great place to work. We offer meaningful jobs and the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of individuals and the health of our communities. See what you can expect from the YMCA here.
Joining the Y means contributing to over 165 years of providing opportunities for people to shine through programs and services like health and fitness, licensed child care, camps, employment and immigrant services, education and training, and services for youth, families, and seniors. Learn more in our 2020–2025 strategic plan, Ignite the Light, which outlines how we are focused on boosting well-being and promoting equity across the Greater Toronto Area.
The YMCA of Greater Toronto is committed to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. We strive to remove barriers to employment and recognize that diverse staff who reflect the communities we work in enrich the experiences of our participants and our team. As an equal opportunity employer, we invite applications from all qualified candidates including racialized people/people of colour, Indigenous Peoples, disabled people/people with disabilities and members of 2SLGBTQIA+ communities.
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In keeping with our commitment to safety and child protection, job offers are contingent on the successful completion of a Police Records Check. Within the first four months and every three years thereafter, a Vulnerable Police Records Check is required. Learn more about these checks here.
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