JOB OPPORTUNITY: Facilities Coordinator
Competition #75-18 | Download job posting PDF
ABOUT FAMILY SERVICES OF GREATER VANCOUVER (FSGV)
Founded in 1928 and celebrating its 90th year, FSGV is a charitable organization with nearly 100 social services programs and 500 employees across Vancouver and the Lower Mainland.
FSGV commands respect in the community while envisioning and impacting brighter futures for the people we serve. We provide a supportive workplace for our staff and professional, effective services for our clients, including counselling, therapy, advocacy, education, employment support and community services.
WHAT YOU BRING
- Certificate or Diploma in Facilities Management – Building Management/Building Maintenance preferred (or willing to obtain) plus 2 years’ recent, related experience, and WHMIS certification and First Aid ticket. Equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered.
- Proven ability to work well independently and as part of a team with confidence to take initiative, assertiveness to ask questions and willingness to collaborate closely with colleagues.
- Proven ability to manage interruptions, maintain multiple workload sources and be flexible and resilient.
- Some experience in hazard assessments, reporting and management.
- Excellent communication skills: oral, written, interpersonal.
- Some admin experience (Excel, Word, web based program data entry).
- Class 5 drivers license, access to a vehicle
HERE’S WHAT WE CAN DO TOGETHER
The Facilities Coordinator will be responsible for operations at Head Office and other Agency satellite offices as it relates to facilities management including some health and safety components. The Coordinator provides hands on support and advice regarding a wide range of facilities management issues across the Agency, ensuring accurate and timely documentation and records management related to the maintenance and upkeep of the Agency’s facilities. This role also supports health and safety related activities, working closely with the Health and Safety Specialist, and other HR team members, to support leaders and employees in ensuring a safe and healthy workplace.
YOUR KEY CONTRIBUTIONS
Facilities Management: Maintain the organizations’ best interests related to the maintenance of its facilities and provides operational and risk management support to facilities issues at the multiple locations of the agency.
Quality Assurance: Participate in quality assurance activities including collection and compilation of a variety of metrics/data for the organization.
Health and Safety: Provide assistance and support to Health & Safety Specialist with training and training records; assist and support staff regarding injury prevention and other health & safety improvements.
Engagement and Support: Create/undertake projects which will improve and support the Agency’s strategic initiatives and/or improve the effectiveness related to all aspects of facilities management and related H&S components
WHAT WE OFFER
FSGV provides a comprehensive compensation package, with pension and generous extended health benefits for our regular staff.
FSGV supports career development and training for staff to reach their potential, offering mentorship and professional advancement in a supportive environment. We recognize the importance of work-life balance, wellness and a safe, inclusive and welcoming workplace that values diversity and respect for all.
Work Hours: 35 hours/week
Salary: GS 8 Step 1, $1,621.20 bi-weekly
Location: Vancouver (Commercial and Broadway)
If this describes you, please send us your resume and cover letter (indicating the competition number 75-18 in email subject line). In your cover letter, please outline your interest and relevant experience for this role, and tell us where you heard about this opportunity.
**if you are an internal candidate, please indicate “INTERNAL” in the subject line of the email**
FSGV is an equal opportunity employer. If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please email your contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org for follow-up.
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Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. Thank you for your interest.
FSGV is committed to the principles of diversity. We encourage applications from qualified people of all gender expressions and identities, sexual orientations, visible minorities, Indigenous persons and persons with disabilities.