City of Brampton - Brampton, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job Description:


HIRING SALARY RANGE: $143,804.00 - $ 161,780.00


Your Opportunity

As our Director of Facility Operations and Maintenance, you’ll be a champion of change and efficiency, working with people across the organization to optimize facility management through continuous development strategies while providing strategic leadership.

You’re a progressive senior leader that sees the vision, creates the strategy and leads change. Partners across the organization view you as a trusted advisor and a collaborator who isn’t afraid to drive change, break down organizational boundaries and resolve complex operational issues. You nimbly manage, execute and evaluate complex, competing projects and initiatives in an evolving environment to position the organization as a leader of the future on the global stage. You are a people leader that empowers a team of professionals to deliver service excellence.


Strategic Vision

Empower teams to deliver operational excellence through clear goals and objectives that promote optimization aligned with appropriate practices, policies and requirements.
Formulate and implement the strategic direction for the division to meet corporate goals and objectives.


Through highly effective leadership, influence and motivate teams toward the successful accomplishment of divisional and corporate wide goals and objectives. Drive a focus on strategic goals, building sciences, and objectives that promote customer service delivery and improve efficiencies.
Lead by example, coach and provide guidance to promote employee engagement and encourage increased morale, innovation and productivity to meet established goals and objectives.
Conduct performance management formal process and annual reviews.

Relationship Management

Build and foster meaningful working relationships and collaborative arrangements with internal and external customers, stakeholders, business and community leaders, sponsors, public and media to meet the City goals and objectives.


Attend Council, Committee and Senior Leadership Team meetings, as required, to represent the division, provide expert advice and recommendations to influence decision-making that impact positive outcomes.
Review and approve business proposals, reports prepared by staff for presentations to senior leaders, Council, stakeholders and recommend changes as required to influence effective decision-making.
Develop, implement and communicate to the team in a collaborative manner within customer service standards.

Corporate Contribution

Maintain an awareness of developments within the disciplines of the division to develop short and long-term plans and recommend innovative strategies for growth and expansion.
Anticipate, assess and evaluate internal and external risk factors that affect the organization such as technological and organizational practices and recommend business strategies to control risks and improve quality of services, resources and programs.
Maintain knowledge and ensure compliance of all laws, regulatory, judicial mandates, ordinances, legislative various acts, codes and by-laws set out by Federal, Provincial or Municipal levels of government.


Direct and control the divisional budget, ensuring approvals and spending are consistent with operating objectives to ensure budget compliance.
Ensure that all financial and procedural requirements are carried out in accordance with corporate financial policies.
Use of effective resource and expense management at all times to meet corporate policies and guidelines.

Team Work and Collaboration

Foster engagement, debate and building of consensus to achieve Service Plan goals and objectives.
Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment to achieve Service Plan goals and objectives while respecting diverse cultural backgrounds and perspectives.
Demonstrate success developing and implementing multi-faceted Service Plans for diverse stakeholders with wide-ranging impacts.
Demonstrate corporate values at all times.

The Team

Reports to:
Commissioner of Community Services

Direct Reports:
Manager, Facilities Maintenance
Manager, Facility Services and Operations
Manager, Facility Asset Management & Capital Planning
Manager Security Services


Post-secondary degree or diploma in Building Engineering Sciences, Architecture or Facility Management.
Project Management Professional certificate is an asset.

Minimum 7 years at the senior leadership level, preferably in Municipal environment.
Minimum 5 years leadership experience; proven ability to lead, influence, engage and motivate staff
Minimum of 7 years of progressive experience managing a diverse portfolio of facility assets in a unionized environment.
Progressive experience in facility operations and maintenance.
Demonstrated experience in asset management.
Demonstrated experience in planning and implementing programs and activities.

Special Requirements:
Expert knowledge of Municipal, Regional, Provincial and Federal governments, applicable legislation and awareness of current social, economic and political priorities is an asset.
Highly-developed skills building relationships including public relations skills.
Highly-developed organizational skills; detail oriented, well organized and able to prioritize highly complex tasks with critical deadlines.
Highly-developed analytical skills for complex problem solving; fiscal and financial acumen.
Computer proficiency in Microsoft office/software.

Alternate formats will be provided upon request.

Applications must be received by: February 27, 2020

If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online quoting reference #103697 by February 27, 2020 and complete the attached questionnaire. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate(s) will be required, as a condition of employment, to execute a written employment agreement. A criminal record search will be required of the successful candidate to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

Please be advised, the City of Brampton uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.

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