Career Opportunities
Manager of Facilities
Job Code: 2372340
School District #67 (Okanagan Skaha)
Closing Date: Jan 19, 2018 12:00 PM PST
  Posted on: Dec 22, 2017 
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Management & Professionals
Mandatory Document:
District Office
Start Date:  Mar 01, 2018
End Date: 
Job Description & Requirements

School District 67 (Okanagan Skaha)

Posting 17-05




Manager of Facilities

School District 67 (Okanagan Skaha)


Are you interested in being part of a district that is committed to collaboration, mentorship and creating innovative learning experiences?  School District 67 is embracing the evolving changes in education and looking for motivated employees who are actively seeking dynamic professional opportunities and passionate about making a difference in the lives of students.  Combining the natural beauty and amazing outdoor recreation opportunities associated with the Okanagan lifestyle with an exciting and fulfilling work environment is ideal for those pursuing a healthy balance both professionally and personally.


Due to the retirement of the incumbent, The Board of Education invites applications for the position of Manager of Facilities, for Okanagan Skaha School District.  Duties will commence March 1, 2018 or a mutually agreeable date. 


The position will be of interest to an individual with extensive experience in building and grounds maintenance and new construction.  Proven leadership, interpersonal and management skills are necessary qualifications for this position.


The successful candidate will possess:

  • Diploma in Building Technology or other relevant degree or diploma related to facility or project management from an accredited institution or relevant trades qualification supported by proven experience and additional formal training that supports the key elements of the position.
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in facilities or project management including the direction of trades with a minimum of three years in an administrative/leadership role.
  • Familiarity with contract tendering and management.
  • Budget planning and control.
  • Extensive knowledge of the principles of facility management.
  • Demonstrated ability to support the strategic planning function of the organization.
  • Thorough knowledge of building systems, security systems and programs, HVAC control strategy, fire protection systems and programs, logistical and ancillary services and systems.
  • Thorough knowledge of construction and maintenance trades, Provincial Building Code and municipal codes and bylaws.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize the work of a department; plan, schedule, direct and evaluate the work of employees; direct and guide external consultants and contractors.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a Collective Agreement in a unionized public sector environment.
  • Strong analytical skills and report writing capabilities.
  • Demonstrated ability in the use of computer software and technology.
  • Well-developed conflict resolution skills.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills and presentation skills.
  • A valid BC driver’s license, a District vehicle will be provided.


The School District

SD No. 67 (Okanagan Skaha), representing the communities of Penticton, Summerland, Kaleden, and Naramata, serves the educational needs of approximately 5800 students through 11 elementary, 3 middle, 3 secondary schools and 1 DL school.


Our school district has a proud history of excellent student achievement across a wide range of accomplishment areas:  Academics, fine arts, athletics, career programs, French Immersion, and applied skills with a focus on meeting the individual needs of all learners.


The Communities

The communities are nestled on the sides of Skaha and Okanagan Lakes in the heart of wine and fresh fruit country.  Apex Mountain Ski Resort, named nationally and North America-wide as one of the finest small destination ski areas, is an easy 45-minute drive from Penticton.   The combination of good working conditions, strong community support for schooling, and excellent recreational amenities makes the area a highly desirable home.


Applications:  Must include a complete resume, including supporting documentation and a minimum of three (3) current references, with permission for the search committee to contact references and previous employers.


For further information about this exciting career opportunity, please contact Doug Gorcak, Director of Facilities 250 770 7700 ext. 6558.



Deadline for applications:    12:00 pm (PST),Friday , January 19, 2018


Address applications to:       Colleen Wiens, Manager of Payroll and H/R

School District 67 (Okanagan Skaha)

           425 Jermyn Avenue, Penticton, BC, V2A 1Z4

District Website:

        Telephone:  (250) 770-7700 (6367)   Fax:  (250) 770-7700



We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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December 22, 2017

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School District #67 (Okanagan Skaha) does not accept online applications through for Management applicants.

Please visit their website for more information on how to apply.