Maintenance Manager (Job ID 168788)

Maintenance Manager

Do you possess knowledge of various skilled trades, leadership qualities and the ability to organize and coordinate multiple tasks? Bring your knowledge and skills to the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services, Cecil Facer Youth Centre, where you will coordinate the maintenance services for the facility and play a key role in leading our maintenance services staff in maintaining satisfactory environmental conditions for a 24-hour operation.

What can I expect to do in this role?

As the Maintenance Manager, you will: • Develop and implement preventative maintenance programs and priorities, and recommend projects that meet facility needs; • Review submitted plans, blueprints, and drawings for compliance with building codes; • Inspect and monitor ongoing work for completion on schedule and within budget to meet contracted safety and quality standards; • Coordinate and evaluate the daily work activities of external service providers, internal tradespeople, and facility maintenance workers; • Participate on a number of committees (e.g. Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee) as member or Chair.

The keys to leadership in the OPS

The Ontario Public Service (OPS) Leadership Behaviours define what it means to be a leader through the following expected behaviours and attributes: • You are a responsible leader who demonstrates authenticity, accountability and courage. • You lead for the future by embracing positive disruption, maintaining a future mindset and developing staff. • You are people-centred by leading your team with a common purpose, being inclusive and driving people-centred outcomes.

Location: Sudbury

How do I qualify?

Leadership and Managerial Skills:
• You can supervise staff and lead the daily operations of assigned work, including coaching, developing performance plans, and resolving performance issues.
• You have knowledge of human resource practices, policies and collective agreements to evaluate work performance, conduct recruitment, and address employee relations matters.
• You can communicate job expectations and values, and support a values-based and inclusive team.
• You can manage the budget for the unit and regularly provide assurance reports on financial activities.

Skills Trade and Operational Knowledge:
• You have knowledge normally acquired through formal training or through several years of progressively responsible experience in a variety of trades, some of which was in a supervisory capacity.
• You can interpret and apply policies, procedures, regulations and legislation (i.e. Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations, Fire Safety and Building Codes, municipal by-laws, various other regulations).
• You demonstrate knowledge of trade practices, solid and hazardous waste management, WHMIS, and pest control to maintain safe facilities.
• You understand security systems and practices to conduct preventative maintenance, and upgrade and update systems.
• You can provide support to senior management on strategic planning and program directions.

Project Management and Analytical Skills:
• You have an understanding of project management principles and methodologies, and can recommend projects and coordinate staff to meet project goals and facility needs.
• You have evaluative skills to ensure that budget, safety and quality standards are met.
• You have the ability to prioritize work and issues as they arise, and respond to shifts in priorities and timelines.

Communication and Interpersonal Skills:
• You have interpersonal skills to provide advice on purchasing needs, budgets, and other financial matters with program managers.
• You can build credible relationships with the Ontario Realty Corporation officials and ministry head office staff to seek advice on maintenance projects.
• You have the ability to consult with external stakeholders such as other government agencies concerning health and safety (e.g. fire safety, waste management, pest control, etc.).

Salary Range: $57,398 – $84,322 Per Year

Additional information:
• 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months (with possibility of extension), 2500 South Lane Rd, Sudbury, North Region, Vulnerable Sector Check

• In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.
Required security screening checks along with your written consent, will be sent to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Talent Acquisition Branch (TAB), HR Service Delivery Division (HRSDD) to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you.
A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The employment screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual’s employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.

Please apply online, only, at, quoting Job ID 168788, by Friday, October 15, 2021. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.


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