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Building Operations Supervisor

Position Details

Position Information

Title Building Operations Supervisor
Job ID 23026R
Employment Status Regular Full-Time
Position Overview
North Vancouver Recreation & Culture is dedicated to building healthy individuals, families and communities. NVRC offers a wide range of recreation and cultural programs and services to residents of all ages and abilities. This position offers the right person the opportunity to be a part of an innovative team that makes a true difference in the lives of North Vancouver residents.


You will be an integral part of our dedicated staff who continually strive to make a difference in the recreational and cultural lives of North Vancouver residents. NVRC values our employees, offering a competitive salary and comprehensive, and the opportunity to participate in an earned day off (EDO) program.


In this supervisory role, you will schedule and train janitorial and operational staff and coordinate services in a variety of our recreation centres and buildings. You will be the Chief Engineer for two ammonia refrigeration plants in compliance with Technical Safety British Columbia regulations. Additionally, you will monitor and operate the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration, swimming pool and weight room equipment and systems along with performing minor maintenance and repair tasks. You will prepare reports and records, and assist in the preparation and monitoring of budgets related to the work.

You have considerable knowledge of janitorial, building maintenance and operations work; and a sound knowledge of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration, swimming pool and weight room equipment, services and systems. You also have a working knowledge of plumbing and electrical systems, operating ice making and ice resurfacing equipment (Zamboni/Olympia) and of general building structures and components. You are skilled in the use and care of tools and equipment used in the work and are able to lift up to 50 lbs. You are able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external contacts and deal tactfully and courteously with the public.

Completion of Grade 12 is required and is preferably supplemented by technical courses related to the work. You have considerable related work experience in janitorial services and building maintenance operation, including supervisory janitorial experience. An equivalent combination of training and experience may also be considered. Also required are a valid B.C. Class 5 Driver’s Licence, Pool Operator Level 1 and Level 2 certificates (or equivalent), and a B.C. Refrigeration Operator certificate (or equivalent).

All candidates are required to submit a Police Information Check as a condition of employment. All NVRC staff must be prepared to work at any NVRC facility.
Compensation The pay for this unionized position starts at $30.25 per hour (2021 rates) and has a pay structure with five steps which increase annually.
Hours of Work This is a regular full-time position for 37.5 hours per week, which may involve shift work including days, evenings and/or weekends.
How to Apply
Job Open Date 05/24/2023
Job Close Date 06/23/2023
Instructions to Applicants

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Are you currently an employee of NVRC or have you worked with NVRC before? If yes, please elaborate.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. Do you have a valid BC Class 5 Driver's Licence and access to a vehicle for business use?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Do you have your Pool Operation 2 Certificate?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Do you have your BC Refrigeration Operator Certificate?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Certifications
Optional Documents
  1. References
  2. Driver's Abstract