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Villa Acadienne Director of Facility Services (Maintenance, Housekeeping, Laundry) Full Time in Meteghan, NS

Villa Acadienne

Branch Meteghan NS CA

Position:
Director of Facility Services (Maintenance, Housekeeping, Laundry)
Location:
Meteghan, NS

Experience with a good working knowledge of all building trades including plumbing, electrical, mechanical, air handling, construction, building systems and…

Villa Acadienne is an 86 bed long term care facility that has adopted the Eden Alternative Philosophy of Care. We believe in a resident centered care approach and strive to make life for our residents worth living. We’re moving away from a medical model of care and transforming our home into a place where residents can continue to grow and live full lives. We are situated in Meteghan, NS. We are about 30 minutes from Yarmouth, 40 minutes from Digby and about 3 hours from Halifax. We invite you to come join our team and enjoy life along the coast of Saint Mary’s Bay. For more information on who we are and the services we provide, please visit our website at www.villaacadienne.com.

Position: Director of Facility Services (Maintenance, Housekeeping, Laundry)
Type: Permanent Full-time, Senior Management, reporting directly to the Administrator/CEO

Job Purpose:
Responsible for the overall management and delivery of Facility Services.
Accountable for the safety and risk management of Facility Services.
Manage building systems to ensure optimal operation.
Hire, supervise, appraise, and coach Facility Services Staff.
Responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of a comprehensive range of health and safety programs.
Respond to emergencies 24/7 as required.
Upholds the Villa’s Mission, Vision and Philosophy.
Work collaboratively with the management team.

Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications, experience and abilities:

Diploma/certificate in Building Management or equivalent or a combination of work experience in overseeing and managing the operations of a similar size facility.
Certified Engineering Technologist (C.E.T.) designation strongly preferred.
Respectful of all people.
Experience with a good working knowledge of all building trades including plumbing, electrical, mechanical, air handling, construction, building systems and related fields.
Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations, National Building Code, National Fire Protection Act, and applicable CSA Standards.
Certificate or experience working with building automation systems.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
Able to communicate in French and English (an asset).
A "big picture" thinker and change agent with a propensity for continuous learning.
Service oriented with the ability to build relationships and create win/win solutions.
Excellent communication skills and proven ability to coach, lead and work with others.
Excellent listening, negotiating, team building and problem-solving skills.
Proven ability to make timely decisions, multi-task and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
Able to maintain regular work hours.
Please submit your resume along with a cover letter stating why you are interested in this position to:

Lucille Maillet, Villa Acadienne, PO Box 248, Meteghan, NS BOW 2JO
Or [email protected]
Or fax to 902 645-3899 Attn: Lucille Maillet

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Meteghan, NS, CA
Posted on: 2018-05-23
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