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Supervisor - Maintenance

Requisition ID: 11417 

Position Number: 20030743

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

City: Churchill

Site: Churchill Health Centre

Department / Unit: Maintenance 

Job Stream: Non-Clinical 

Union: Exempt

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP

FTE: 1.00 

Anticipated Shift: Days; Evenings; Nights; Other; Weekends; Weekends Only

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75 Hrs

Annual Base Hours: 2015


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Position Overview

Under the general supervision of the Manager, Facilities, the incumbent is responsible for:


  • The day to day organization of equipment and supplies for the department.
  • Work with and responsible for the supervision of the Maintenance Helpers and Workers, Maintenance equipment and supplies including training
  • Ensuring equipment is safe and in good mechanical working order and is available for use.
  • Providing administrative support related to the tracking and record-keeping related to all equipment purchases and inventory.
  • Coordinating and maintaining equipment/instrument/supply inventories, ensuring that quantity and quality standards are maintained.
  • Facilitating the preventative maintenance, health and safety programs
  • Acting as a resource for staff in trouble shooting and the use of equipment and supplies.
  • Participating in or leading various relevant committees, projects and working groups as required.


  • Minimum three years’ experience in maintenance and/or assisting with trades-related maintenance work in institutional buildings
  • Experience in physical plant maintenance
  • Experience in Health Care Institution preferred
  • Experience in a supervisory role and in the direction of staff

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Minimum Grade 12 education or equivalent
  • Completion of a relevant post-secondary education or technical diploma in a relevant field
  • Manitoba Journeyman qualification and/or an Inter provincial Seal in any trade area preferred
  • Combination of relevant education and experience may be considered


  • Hold a valid driver’s license

Qualifications and Skills

  • Knowledge of labour law, workplace safety and health regulations and building and fire codes
  • General knowledge of personal computer operations
  • Demonstrated supervisory and leadership skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as a team member and make recommendations and /or decisions in a complex interdisciplinary environment
  • Ability to manage several projects concurrently
  • Ability to communicate constructively with external contacts
  • Demonstrated ability to represent the CHC in a professional and positive manner

Physical Requirements

  • Good physical and mental health and manual dexterity required
  • Must be able to withstand periods of strenuous activity 
  • Job requires heavy lifting, bending, and working from scaffolds, high level platforms and in confined spaces and enclosures
  • Possible contact with hazardous materials and chemicals
  • Possible exposure to communicable diseases
  • Extreme outside weather conditions
  • Other demands as it pertains to position
  • Competing priorities
  • Projects with time constraints


This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, an Adult Abuse Registry Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. 


Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Health Sciences Centre, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.


Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.


Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.

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