Facilities Manager

Job Summary

The Facilities Manager manages the safe and prudent operation of the facility, including repairs, project management, safety and maintenance systems and coordination of work. The Facilities Manager is responsible for identifying capital projects and overseeing the annual maintenance budget. This role is critical in maintaining preventative maintenance systems and ensuring that our museum is in top shape at all times.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Utilizes checklists, meetings and systems to ensure tasks are planned in order of priority and completed in a timely manner.
  • Manages and coordinates staff, volunteers and contractors to ensure Maintenance tasks and projects are completed professionally and safely.
  • Develops and implements systems and processes to ensure the proactive maintenance and management of the physical plant.
  • Ensure health and safety policies and procedures are in place and followed by staff, contractors, vendors and volunteers.
  • Conducts monthly safety and emergency equipment check, addresses deficiencies and documents all actions.
  • Participates in the Health & Safety committee.
  • Contributes to development of annual capital and maintenance budget.
  • Produces and maintains maintenance and equipment records, including but not limited to, quotes, invoices and warranties.
  • Participates in the monthly Property Committee meeting.
  • Manages and coordinates the aerodrome operation.
  • Maintains relationships with contractors and other stakeholders.
  • Oversees the management of outdoor spaces, including lawn maintenance and snow removal.
  • Other duties as may be assigned by the Executive Director from time to time.


  • Demonstrated repair and maintenance experience, including plumbing, heating/cooling, groundskeeping and general upkeep. Electrical or other experience, an asset.
  • Competent computer skills and ability to use the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Demonstrated experience in planning and managing projects.
  • Ability to manage a budget and develop proactive systems and accurate records.
  • Management experience in facility operations and maintenance.
  • Experience supervising or managing staff and volunteers.
  • Working at Heights and Lift ticket certifications, an asset.
  • Health & Safety Certification, an asset.

Working conditions and environment

  • This is a part-time position, paid hourly.
  • Work hours generally occur Monday to Friday. Occasional weekends, holidays and call-ins may be required.
  • Hours of Work is based on individual putting in whatever time is necessary to do the job (an anticipated 25 hours per week).
  • Two weeks paid vacation.