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Posting Number: 3714
Company Description: Nova Scotia Power Inc.
Department Description: Corporate Facilities
Number of Open Positions: 1
Location: CA - Halifax, Nova Scotia


Department:                Corporate Facilities  
                      Halifax, NS  
Type of Employment: 
Regular, Full-time

Nova Scotia Power’s greatest source of energy is our people. In a culture focused on safety and our customers, we’re committed to providing exceptional electricity service to Nova Scotians and rewarding careers for our employees. We’re hiring solution-minded people excited to help us grow into the future. We are currently looking to fill the position of Facilities Manager.  

Accountabilities: As the successful candidate you will ensure the buildings and their services meet the needs of the people that work in them. You will be accountable for services such as cleaning, security services, HVAC, electrical, snow removal, landscaping and general contracting. The successful candidate will also manage the central mail and print service contract that supports all departments in the organization.

You will prepare documentation for RFPs for contracted work and supervise and coordinate with those contractors. You will be responsible for allocating and managing space between buildings and oversee building projects, renovations and refurbishments.

You will ensure that Nova Scotia Power’s safe work practices are adhered to at all times and ensure that government regulations, environment and health and safety standards are met.  

As the Manager of the Facilities department, you will be required to manager, prepare and track operating and Capital budgets, ensure all Capital work is within your budget and completed on schedule.

Skills, Capabilities and Experience: As the ideal candidate, you will possess a Bachelor’s degree in a related field and/or have a minimum of 10 years equivalent work experience. You must have demonstrated time management, organizational, interpersonal, communication and leadership skills.

Previous experience with plumbing, fire protection, HVAC, electrical systems, landscaping and CMMS is required. You have experience supervising a team and maintenance personnel and have worked with vendors and contractors. You must have the ability to multitask and oversee concurrent projects and have experience with negotiating contracts for services including security, parking, cleaning and landscaping.

Reports to: Manager, Real Estate

Form of Application: Click the APPLY button at the end of the online job posting.  Complete all required information fields, and copy and paste your covering letter and resume into the online form. 

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Must Be Received By:  All interested candidates should apply no later than January 25, 2018.

Late applications may not receive consideration.

Recruitment and Promotion Policy: When filling vacant positions, we are determined to hire the best candidates available.  We're committed to providing employees with a fair and equal opportunity to compete for jobs.  Hiring and promotion of employees is based on skills, capabilities, knowledge and demonstrated abilities.

We value diversity in the workplace and strongly encourage applications from all qualified candidates including African Nova Scotians and other members of the visible minority community, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and women in non-traditional roles.

Normally, unless otherwise requested in advance, the supervisors of internal candidates selected for an interview will be contacted in order to facilitate scheduling of the interviews.  The supervisor will maintain the confidentiality of the employee's application.


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