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Director of Environmental Services in Burlington at Revera

Date Posted: 4/16/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Division: Retirement

Site: The Williamsburg

Site Address: Williamsburg ,1893 Appleby Line,Burlington,ON,L7L 0G5

Employment Type: Full Time

Expiration Date: 05/05/2018


About Revera

Revera is a leading owner, operator and investor in the senior living sector committed to helping older adults live life to the fullest. Through its portfolio of partnerships, Revera owns or operates more than 500 properties across Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom, offering seniors’ apartments, independent living, assisted living, memory care and long term care.

Located on the corner of Appleby Line and Ironstone Drive in Burlington, Ontario, The Williamsburg retirement residence boasts the ambiance of a grand hotel, with eight floors of well-appointed suites and on-site retail. With 117 suites, the residence offers luxurious resort-style amenities including fabulous restaurants, an indoor pool, spa and fitness club and unparalleled, round-the-clock service. The Williamsburg also offers one floor of dedicated assisted living.
Bright and inviting shared spaces, fun and engaging social activities and our warm and attentive staff, offer a unique experience and sense of community. With stunning contemporary décor, eye-catching architecture and designer touches, The Williamsburg is the ultimate setting for entertaining friends and family. We invite you to experience the hospitality and unparalleled lifestyle of The Williamsburg for yourself.

The Opportunity

Join us as a values driven leader to oversee and manage the environmental services department in our Retirement community.  With your technical expertise, you will take a proactive approach to ongoing maintenance, reliability, and optimization of equipment.  In addition, you will ensure that the physical condition of the building is maintained in a condition that reflects the Revera brand while ensuring the safety of residents, employees and guests.  Our goal is to exceed our resident’s expectations and optimize their experience!

In this role you will be focused on:

  • Ensuring Resident & Employee Safety
  • Achieving Resident Satisfaction & Employee Engagement Survey targets
  • Hiring & training a team and creating an engaged workforce
  • Living our values and ensuring others on your team do to
  • Ensuring Capital Spend and Department Budget is achieved

What You Will Do:

Collaborate – Work with the Executive Director and residence leadership team to maximize resident satisfaction.

Manage – Effectively manage a team of people and external vendor contracts as well as the room refresh process and department financials.

Roll-up your sleeves – Take a hands-on approach to leading, mentoring, and filling in as required.

Comply – Maintain environmental services in compliance with regulations and company policies and processes.

Cultivate – Build and maintain strong relationships with the community residents, employees, and managers along with the regional support team and vendor partners.

Sustain – Promote a culture and practices in line with environmental sustainability.


What You Bring:

  • Facility Management Professional Technical Program Certification or Trades License (completed or in progress)
  • Property Administration Certificate (PAC) (completed or in progress)
  • Minimum of three years’ experience working in Maintenance or Environmental Services
  • Building systems knowledge
  • Union management experience
  • Better than average computer skills
  • Values of Respect, Integrity, Compassion & Excellence

What We Offer:

  • Support from your Regional and National Team
  • Technology to help you do your job better
  • Benefits and Pension Package
  • Better work life balance


What are you waiting for?

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