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Cogir Senior Living manages retirement residences across the country. We offer a range of senior living options including independent living, assisted living and memory care.
For over 25 years, we have dedicated every day to the happiness of retirees.
Human Focus – Creativity - Excellence
We’re seeking individuals with a purpose and passion for life and who are looking for meaningful work that will make a real difference. Join our team today!
Are you ready to roll up your sleeves and jump in with both feet? Is facilities management and building services your passion? Does motivating a team and delivering superior customer service excite you?
As our next Maintenance Manager you are a maintenance professional ready to engage in hands-on tasks when needed. As a working manager, you will guide the environmental services team in providing essential housekeeping and maintenance support for the residents of our retirement community. Utilizing your technical expertise, you will take a proactive approach to ongoing maintenance, reliability, and optimization of equipment performance.
You will work closely with the Executive Director and residence leadership team to ensure maximum resident satisfaction while fostering a positive living experience for our residents. You will implement practices in line with environmental sustainability with the goal of creating a responsible and eco-conscious residence.
In addition, you will ensure that the physical condition of the building is maintained in a condition that reflects the overall brand while ensuring the safety of residents, employees and guests. Your goal is to exceed our resident’s expectations and help them discover a “More Living” experience.
Perks and Benefits for the Maintenance Manager:
We believe in rewarding our Maintenance Manager for their results, hard work and dedication. Here are some of the appealing perks and benefits you can expect:
Competitive Compensation Package: As a Maintenance Manager, you will enjoy a lucrative compensation package. We offer a competitive salary that reflects your experience and expertise and eligibility to our department manager bonus plan. Additionally, there is an opportunity for annual merit increases, ensuring that your hard work and exceptional performance are recognized and rewarded.
Comprehensive Onboarding and Training: We value your success and provide an extensive four-week onboarding program. This program is designed to equip you with the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to excel in your role. We invest in your professional development from the start.
Coaching and Mentoring: We are committed to your ongoing growth and development. You will have the opportunity to work closely with our Regional and National teams, who will provide guidance, support, and mentorship. Their expertise and insights will help you reach your full potential as Maintenance Manager.
Dedicated Support: We understand the importance of having a strong support system. You will have access to dedicated support staff and resources to assist you in your role. Whether it's administrative support, operational guidance, Legal or Finance with specific challenges, we are here to ensure your success.
Extensive Benefits Plan: Your well-being is important to us. We offer an extensive benefits plan that includes comprehensive medical coverage, health benefits, an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for personal support, and a RRSP matching program to help you plan for your future.
Manulife Vitality Program: We prioritize your health and wellness. As part of our commitment, we offer the Manulife Vitality program. By participating, you have the opportunity to earn exciting rewards and gift cards, encouraging a healthy and active lifestyle.
Employee Perks Program: We are a proud partner of Perkopolis, an employee discount program that provides our team members with exclusive discounts on entertainment, travel and shopping, gift card rewards, and much more.
Generous Time Off: We recognize the importance of maintaining a healthy work-life balance. You will start with three weeks of vacation per year, along with additional sick and personal days. This time off allows you to recharge, spend quality time with loved ones, and take care of personal commitments.
Rewards and Recognition: We want you to know that your efforts are valued by celebrating your dedication, hard work and career achievements. We do this through our service awards program and celebration stations.
Career Growth Opportunities: We believe in fostering a culture of growth and advancement. As you excel in your role as a Maintenance Manager, there are clear paths for career progression within the organization. You may have the opportunity to move into regional and national positions, allowing you to continue making a positive impact on our organization at a larger scale.
Now that you know a bit about the role and our perks and benefits, we are eager to learn more about your skills and experience. Here is what we look for.
Skills for success:
Precise, detailed, methodical, consistent
Strong technical expertise with the ability to be hands on in performing environmental tasks and repairs as required
Strong initiative and self-direction
Easily connects with people
Inspires and energizes others
Socially focused with a “how can I help you” attitude
Drive to achieve results and get things done
Positive response to pressure
Strong business acumen
A minimum of 3 years of experience in environmental services and/or maintenance, preferably in seniors living;
Experience managing and leading a team, preferably in a unionized environment, is considered an asset;
Knowledge of building systems including basic plumbing, electrical, mechanical, HVAC and emergency systems;
Knowledge and experience in aspects of housekeeping, laundry and maintenance preferred;
Knowledge of proper use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) protocols;
Must have or be enrolled in a certified facility management professional technical program or have a trades license;
Joint Health & Safety Committee (JHSC) certified or willing to obtain;
Working at heights training certified or willing to obtain;
Better than average computer skills;
Must provide a complete and current (within six months) Vulnerable Sector Check (including a Criminal Background Check) or be willing to obtain one.
Don’t Meet Every Requirement?
If you’re excited about working with us but your past experience doesn’t quite align with every qualification of this posting, we encourage you to apply. You just might be the right candidate for this or other roles. We are always looking for great talent to join our team.
We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from members of equity-deserving communities, including those who identify as Indigenous, Black, racialized, women, people with disabilities, and people with diverse gender identities, expressions and sexual orientations.
Cogir is committed to ensuring that all employment practices are inclusive. As an organization we are committed to providing and arranging accommodation for candidates upon request.