Employment Opportunity: Chief Facility Maintenance Operator

Title: Chief Facility Maintenance Operator – Permanent Full Time

Under the direction of the Director of Community & Facility Services the Chief Facility Maintenance Operator’s primary responsibility is to oversee the maintenance of Sparwood’s recreation facilities and municipal buildings. The incumbent supervises a staff of four full time, two casual and season staff maintenance staff, scheduling, assigning and overseeing all work performed. They are proficient in ice maintenance, are the chief engineer responsible for overseeing the arena physical plant, overseeing and completing regular maintenance and custodial work, maintaining the pool filtration plant, facility H-Vac systems and works with Public Works on maintaining local parks and trails. They should have a high level of proficiency in plumbing, carpentry and basic electrical work. They are responsible for the development and maintaining of a preventive maintenance program, completing written reports, developing maintenance procedures and policies. The incumbent must be a strong leader that is able to train maintenance personnel.

Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled. Application, attention to Duane Lawrence, can be delivered in person to 367 Pine Avenue, Sparwood, BC, mailed to P.O. Box 520, Sparwood, BC V0B 2G0 or emailed to dlawrence@sparwood.ca. Applicants may be required to demonstrate required skills and abilities. Wages, benefits and conditions of employment are governed by the current collective agreement with CUPE Local 2698. The current hourly rate for this position is $37.25.