Director of Facilities- Filled!!!

SD 37Delta School District acknowledges that we learn and work on the traditional territory of the Tsawwassen and Musqueam First Nations and all of the Coast Salish Peoples who have been stewards of this land since time immemorial

Delta is a leading district for innovative teaching and learner success.  The District’s 31 schools which are located in Ladner, North Delta, and Tsawwassen, nurture caring relationships, connections and a sense of belonging to our local and global communities.  The District’s mission is to enable all learners to succeed and contribute their full potential to the future.  We value Caring, Respect, Responsibility, Community and Excellence.

School District No. 37 is seeking a highly motivated, accomplished leader for the position of Director of Facilities.  Reporting to the Secretary Treasure, the Director is responsible for all aspects of the District’s facilities including maintenance, custodial, capital planning and construction, grounds, emergency preparation, energy conservation and, potentially, information technology operations.  The Director collaborates and consults with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders and acts as a principal advisor to the Senior Leadership Team regarding the full range of facilities issues.

Job Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Leadership of Operations and Maintenance of School District Facilities consistent with the District Vision, current legislation and District policies and procedures
  • Leadership of all aspects of facility systems andbuilding services management
  • Oversight of the District’s Environment, Energy and Sustainability Programs
  • Developing and maintaining procedures related to all aspects of the operations of School District facilities including preventative maintenance and Health and Safety
  • Capital Planning and Facilities Management including renovations, capital projects, and acquisitions
  • Budget development and expense monitoring, capital project funding submissions and business case development
  • Developing cooperative and effective working relationships with staff.  Leadership and supervision of staff including recruitment, training, evaluation, professional development and performance management
  • District Liaison to internal and external stakeholders on matters related to Operations and Maintenance of District Facilities

The Candidate:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Facilities Management or other related operations management designation from a recognized educational institution.  P. Eng designation is desirable.
  • 10 plus years related experience managing complex facilities operations in a multi-union public sector environment and extensive leadership experience at the senior management level
  • Extensive project management experience
  • Demonstrated ability in establishing and maintaining positive, effective working relationships with staff at all levels, and internal and external stakeholders to the District
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills including experience writing formal reports, preparing business cases and making presentations

This competition is now complete. If you would like more information about the position or others, please contact our search consultant, Catherine Jagger at