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Facility Operator (Welcome Village) (Ref: YMCA_FO)

Boyle Renaissance Plaza and Melcor YMCA Village

The YMCA of Northern Alberta is a charitable, mission based organization dedicated to the development of thousands of people in spirit, mind, and body. The YMCA is part of the first phase of the Boyle Renaissance Project, a multi-phase, far-reaching community redevelopment. The Boyle Renaissance Plaza and Melcor YMCA Village is a made-in-community solution that will provide a range of market and affordable housing units, and a variety of different services and programs that include child care, family services, community, social, recreation and park spaces, community gardens, and more.

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Facility Operator                 Ref# YWV_FO

The YMCA of Northern Alberta is seeking a dynamic individual to successfully coordinate, implement, and deliver high-quality facility operations and on-going maintenance and refurbishment of the assigned building(s) & mechanical equipment. The successful candidate will monitor, evaluate and make recommendations regarding current facility operation services in coordination with the Facility Operations Manager and on-site staff.

Salary: Starting at $45,000 annually with benefits

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all facility operations services meet the quality standards outlined in YMCA Quality Service Guidelines and other affiliated material.
  • Implement and coordinate refurbishment plans for your assigned building(s) on an ongoing basis.
  • Preventative and ongoing maintenance and repair of plant equipment, mechanical equipment, building structures, pool operation and other equipment as assigned.
  • Working in partnership with site partners.
  • Maintain and ensure proper safety procedures are enforced consistently at all times according to Operational Health and Safety and the YMCA Health & Safety program.
  • Manage within the approved operational, centre refurbishment, and capital expenditures budget. Prepare and evaluate the service budgets for yearly approval with the Facility Operations Manager.
  • Maintain inventory of maintenance supplies on a regular basis and order additional supplies as required.
  • Coordinate and schedule third-party contract work for repairs and maintenance.
  • Participate in rotational Association wide on-call duties evenings and weekends.


Education/Certifications/Credentials/Professional Registration

  • 5th Class Power Engineering Certificate
  • Pre-requisites considered an asset; however, training will be available: Pool Operator Level 1 & 2 and Confined Space Certification.
  • Standard First Aid and CPR-C, Child Welfare & Police Security Clearance and WHMIS Certification


  • 3-5 years experience in building maintenance and operations.
  • Experience in plumbing, electrical, pool operations, carpentry, diagnostics and painting.
  • Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems and operations.


  • Working knowledge of safe working practices.
  • Able to lift heavy objects (up to 50 lbs), climb ladders and stairs.
  • Able to work independently and as a member of a staff team.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office, Windows).
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills.

Applications will remain open until May 1, 2013
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The YMCA of Northern Alberta is an inclusive, charitable organization that values diversity.