The BCGEU requires a Coordinator of Facilities to work in Headquarters, effective date to be determined.
The Coordinator will function as a member of the senior staff team of the union, responsible for implementing policies of the union and overseeing various aspects of facilities administration.
The Coordinator is responsible for direct supervision of the activities of the department, including both servicing and support staff.
This position reports directly to the Director of Administration, Finance and Facilities.
DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for the facilities management of all BCGEU and Solidarity Holdings Ltd premises. Prepare and negotiate property leases. Manage security systems of all the BCGEU leased offices and Solidarity Holdings Ltd buildings. Ensure public health and physical safety obligations are addressed. Determine the need for leasehold improvements, renovations and space planning at Headquarters and Area Offices. Budget, coordinate planning and supervise the construction of major capital projects including renovations and leasehold improvements. Liaise with contractors, designers, architects, engineers and vendors, on design, leasehold improvements and new building construction. Coordinate purchasing and inventory control of capital assets relating to furniture and equipment. Monitor the BCGEU and Solidarity Holdings Ltd. insurance policies. Responsible for departmental supervision of the Resource Centre, Conventions, Conferences and Travel administration, cabling/network, facilities and building maintenance. Prepare the BCGEU and Solidarity Holdings capital and operating budgets.
A minimum of three years' experience in commercial property and facilities management is essential. Experience in the union movement essential. Ability to deal with union leadership; to prepare concise written reports; must deal with people effectively and have excellent organizational and problem solving skills. Must have a broad understanding of the design and space planning process from concept to completion and be conversant with municipal development and building permit requirements. Must possess a general knowledge of the CAGBC and LEED programs. Experience on LEED projects would be an asset. Experience in supervising and directing employees. Requires an ability to handle diverse responsibilities and functions.
Travel is required; therefore applicants must hold a valid B.C. Drivers licence.
The BCGEU supports employment equity. Workers of colour, women, aboriginal workers, LGBTQ+ workers and workers with disabilities are encouraged to apply for positions with the BCGEU.
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Attention to: Stephanie Smith, President, c/o Lisa Trolland