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Facilities Manager, BCEHS

Facilities Manager, BCEHS


BC Emergency Health Services

Vancouver, BC


In accordance with the Mission, Vision, Values and strategic direction of PHSA, safety, including both patient and employee safety, is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at PHSA. As such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.

The Facilities Manager, BCEHS is responsible for overseeing the daily operational management and/or maintenance of all owned and leased BCEHS facilities throughout the province, in a manner consistent with industry best practices ensuring a safe and reliable environment for the delivery of healthcare-related services. The key responsibilities include scope of work definition, negotiations with contractors, liaising and negotiations with landlords, budget management, and team management and leadership.

What you’ll do

  • Reporting the Senior Manager Facilities BCEHS the Facilities Manager oversees the development and continuous improvement of maintenance programs.
  • Applies planning/scheduling techniques and risk-mitigation strategies to ensure effective delivery of preventive, predictive and responsive maintenance; ensures appropriate use of the computerized maintenance management system.
  • Oversees and organizes the equipment lists for each ambulance station making sure that everything is documented correctly and easily accessible within the EHS SharePoint site.
  • Assist with overseeing the Preventative maintenance program and assisting the maintenance clerks to make sure the latest Purchase orders are documented and up to date on the Preventative maintenance spreadsheets.
  • Procures and manages the work of external service providers, directly or through subordinate supervisors; determines terms of reference, negotiates, and monitors contractual agreements for specialized maintenance, grounds and renovation work, as required.
  • Negotiates with internal managers and supervisors making sure that all work is communicated and correctly documented on the BCEHS ticketing system.
  • Negotiates and consults with Landlords when required.
  • Performs or oversees the completion of site condition inspections when needed, in response to operational concerns and in preparation for lease renewal negotiations.
  • Manages assigned construction, renovation and/or maintenance projects; liaises with stakeholders and coordinates the activities of staff, consultants, and contractors to ensure project requirements are met and facilities impacts are minimized.
  • Oversees the development and continuous improvement of policies, procedures, and programs in accordance with applicable codes, regulations, and standards; ensures compliance by employees and external service providers; collaborates with, and provides technical and logistical support to the Planning and Capital Projects teams.
  • Ensures that facilities are maintained consistent with best practices regarding energy conservation, carbon footprint reduction, LEED certification and other relevant environmental standards.


What you bring


  • A level of education, training, and experience equivalent to A level of education, training, and experience equivalent to Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Real Estate or related field supplemented with seven (7) to ten (10) years’ recent, related progressive supervisory and management experience in a large, complex organization or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. FMP Certification preferred.


Skills & Knowledge

  • Awareness of and commitment to learning and understanding the Truth & Reconciliation Commission’s 94 Calls to Action (2015), In Plain Sight Report (2020), BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019), and Reclaiming Power and Place Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls calls for justice, and how they intersect across the health care system.
  • Supports team members on their learning journey, ensuring education strategy for team/department to implement Indigenous Cultural Safety at a practical level.
  • Works collaboratively with appropriate Indigenous teams/departments to ensure ICS lens applied holistically.
  • Commitment to upholding the shared responsibility of creating lasting and meaningful reconciliation in Canada as per TRC (2015) and BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019).
  • As a strong asset for consideration, we are looking for our successful candidate to have: Knowledge of social, economic, political and historical realities impacting indigenous communities and familiarity with Indigenous Cultural Safety and anti-racism and accompanying reports (BC DRIPA, TRC, etc.).
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of building systems, operations and maintenance practices in a complex, multi-site health care environment.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of appropriate legislation, relevant laws and by-laws, and provincial/national standards.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of commercial real-estate management practices.
  • Proven initiative, judgment, decision-making and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to take action in a crisis management environment.
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain rapport with staff and other stakeholders.
  • Ability to prioritize and meet tight deadlines in a dynamic environment.
  • Ability to supervise and provide direction to staff, consultant and other contractors
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to operate related equipment including related software applications. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.


What we bring


Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

  • Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth, development, and recognition programs that honour the commitment and contribution of all employees.
  • Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
  • Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
  • Access to WorkPerks, a premium discount program offering a wide range of local and national discounts on electronics, entertainment, dining, travel, wellness, apparel, and more.


Job Type: Regular, Full-time
Salary Range:
$86,398 - $124,197 /year. The starting salary for this position would be determined with consideration of the successful candidate’s relevant education and experience, and would be in alignment with the provincial compensation reference plan. Salary will be prorated accordingly for part time roles.
1333 W Broadway, Vancouver, BC V6H 1G9
Closing date:
Applications accepted until position is filled
Hours of Work:
0800-1600 (Monday to Friday)
Requisition #


As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.


What we do


BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) provides provincial emergency medical care and patient transfer services.


The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose.


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PHSA is committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.


Reconciliation is an ongoing process and a shared responsibility for all of us. The BC Governments’ unanimous passage of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act was a significant step forward in this journey—one that all health authorities are expected to support as we work in cooperation with Indigenous Peoples to establish a clear and sustainable path to lasting reconciliation. True reconciliation will take time and ongoing commitment to work with Indigenous Peoples as they move toward self-determination. Guiding these efforts Crown agencies must remain focused on creating opportunities that implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Mandate.

Labor AgreementExcluded
Requisition #146655E-2400010
Work Site1333 West Broadway, Vancouver
Job TypeRegular, Full-Time
Salary/Rate$86,398.00 - $124,197.00 / Year
Hours of Work0800-1600
Work DaysMon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Expiry Date23-Dec-2023

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