Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) is one of the largest school divisions in Alberta, serving the education needs of approximately 17,150 students in 43 schools. Every day, the staff and students of EIPS are encouraged to pursue opportunities to grow and to discover their passions in life. We pride ourselves on providing our staff and students with the tools to achieve success by offering dynamic programming, up-to-date resources and practical professional learning opportunities.
Reporting to the Director of Facility Services, the Assistant Director, Maintenance and Operations is responsible for achieving the goals of the Division. The Assistant Director is responsible to ensure that the department preventative maintenance, routine maintenance, and emergency maintenance programs are effective, efficient, and timely. The Assistant Director ensures emergency service is available to EIPS outside of normal working hours, monitors the operation adequacy of all buildings, ensures safety of all buildings and manages the work of the Manager of Facility Contract Services, Foreman, HVAC Technicians (2), and Building Operators (6). The position is responsible and accountable for the Division budget, carries out the personnel function, and performs other related duties as necessary.
This position is open to internal and external candidates.
Education/Years of Experience:
Candidates must have either:
A related University degree, which would be considered an asset, with a minimum experience of eight years in Building Operations and Maintenance, and a minimum of three years’ experience in a supervisory capacity; or,
Minimum Fourth-Class Power Engineering certificate, Trades Certification or a Facility Management designation, and a minimum of ten years’ experience in a supervisory capacity; or,
Graduation certificate from a recognized post-secondary school of technology and have, or be able to obtain, certification as a technologist in electrical or mechanical technology, and a minimum of ten years’ experience in a supervisory capacity.
Extensive experience with Building and Energy Management systems is a requirement. Equivalencies may be considered.
Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:
Well developed written and verbal skills
Skilled in interpersonal communications, leadership, and management
Extensive knowledge in relevant codes and regulations
Extensive knowledge in preventative maintenance practices and procedures
Operational issues surfaced by direct reports
Intense concentration (visual, listening, mental)
Some lifting, carry, climbing, standing
For further information, contact Calvin Wait, Director, Facility Services, by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Elk Island Public Schools appreciates and considers all applications; however, we only contact candidates who are selected for interviews.
If you require assistance with the application system, please call Apply to Education at 1-877-900-5627 or email email@example.com.