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Environmental Services Manager

Job No: GRC422
Location: Toronto, ON


Do you enjoy being part of a team who believes that together, they can achieve remarkable things?

Do you want to work in a culture where people take care of people?

Do you want a chance to make a difference in people’s lives?

Do you value the opportunity to grow and learn?

Environmental Services Manager

About the Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a hands on Environmental Services Manager to join our team at our busy and bustling Retirement Community. 
In this role, you will be responsible for the effective and efficient management of our environmental services with a professional and respectful demeanor.

Your key duties will include (but aren’t limited to): 

  • Working knowledge of all building systems including:
    • Building codes, fire regulations , HVAC systems, & refrigeration systems
    • Fan Coils Units, Cooling Systems, PM System Maintenance
    • Plumbing and general maintenance skills
    • Experience in pool/spa maintenance is an asset.
  • Budget Management and inventory control
  • Responsible for hiring, training, performance evaluations, scheduling of employees 
  • Ensure that resident requests are resolved promptly and vacant resident suites are prepared for new residents without delay.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written in English
  • Interact & communicate with residents, their families and coworkers in a kind & caring manner.
  • Available for rotational weekend manager on duty and on call for emergencies 24/7.
  • Quality control and building inspection for ongoing site improvement
  • Is proficient with word, email & TELS (or another building services management system)


The Ideal Candidate

This role is well suited to someone with an unwavering commitment to exceptional service delivery. The prospect of maintaining high standards is exciting to you. You enjoy a challenge, are accepting of feedback and love to be busy!   You are passionate about motivating and supporting your team.
To qualify, you must be a task driven, organized person with previous building services management experience. You also communicate effectively, in English, have basic computer skills and hold a valid driver’s license.  You are forward thinking in your evaluation of effectiveness of maintenance procedures and open to process improvements.  You communicate relevant information to your peers and Executive Director in a timely manner.  Your focus on occupational health & safety is always at the forefront. You will demonstrate a positive and professional manner at all times and be an empathetic, hands-on leader.  You will enjoy working with older adults and can find patience when your services are under demand. 

A genuine passion for customer service is needed, as is the desire to build meaningful relationships with your team and residents of McCowan Retirement Residence. 

About the Benefits 
The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary that is commensurate with your skills and experience. Most importantly, you will be joining a hard-working and dedicated team that is friendly and supportive of each other. We also offer great opportunities for professional development .
If you’re looking to use your building maintenance experience to step into a pivotal hands-on management role, this could be the right opportunity for you! Please submit your application today.

 Greenwood Retirement Communities is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities up to the point of undue hardship during the recruitment, assessment and selection process. Please notify Greenwood Retirement Communities if you require accommodation in respect of the materials or procedures used at any time during this process. If you require accommodation Greenwood Retirement Communities will work with you to determine how to meet your needs.

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