Job Title: Space Planner
Work Site: Integrated Planning & Space - 520 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC
Regular Full Time
As soon as possible
Days off: Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays
Come work at Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) as a Space Planner!
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Space Planner to join the Integrated Planning & Space department in Vancouver. Apply today to join our team!
As a Space Planner at VCH you will:
Perform activities in the areas of scope definition; space planning; and inventory analysis; and be also responsible for overseeing and supporting the strategy, planning and design for facilities projects of moderate size and complexity across Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH).
Be responsible for supporting project teams in development of functional programmes and assisting with project management.
Work closely with clinical staff to support documentation of clinical service plans; to provide feasibility studies; and to manage inventories of building plans and databases to align corporate needs with current and emerging best practices.
WHO WE ARE
Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.
Education & Experience
Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Interior Design from a CIDA Accredited Programme or a related field together with five (5) to seven (7) years' recent related experience participating, managing, leading and directing facilities planning projects in a complex institutional environment, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Knowledge & Abilities
Knowledge of capital project planning and implementation theory and processes including design, construction and procurement within current standards, codes, bylaws and regulations.
Proficient with AutoCAD (R2016 or higher); experience with Archibus is a definite asset.
Competence with current BC Building Code and City of Vancouver Building By-law.
Comprehensive knowledge of space planning principles and methodologies.
Demonstrated ability to interpret and develop construction drawings and construction specifications.
Ability to effectively manage multiple planning, design and construction projects simultaneously.
Experience supervising, providing direction to team members, and fostering a respectful and motivating environment in which individual competencies can thrive.
Able to work within a dynamic project environment with changing priorities.
Demonstrated attention to detail.
Strong interpersonal, communication, influencing, and conflict management skills.
Excellent listening skills.
Highly analytical and organized.
Ability to operate related equipment including related software applications (e.g. MS Office Suite), comfortable working with enterprise software (e.g. SharePoint).
Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
Valid class 5 driver’s license.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***
Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.