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Coordinator, Maintenance & Projects

  • 06 Jan 2016
  • 22 Jan 2016
  • Niagara Parks Commission

                      Ontario’s Niagara Parks

PRESERVING a rich heritage, CONSERVING natural wonders, INSPIRING people, worldwide!

Niagara Parks is one of the largest employers in the Niagara Region, with over 1,600 full time and seasonal employees! Our team is comprised of energetic and friendly staff who provide our visitors from around the world with exceptional quality service. Our professional and dynamic team thrive in a fast-paced environment and enjoy working with people.

We are always looking for enthusiastic individuals who share our mission of preserving the nature and heritage of the Niagara River corridor and who are interested in growing their career with a company dedicated to conserving Niagara’s natural wonders and inspiring people world-wide.


As a working Supervisor and under the general supervision of the Senior  Director,  Engineering, Parking & Transportation and within established policies, procedures and guidelines to; supervise, direct, oversee, organize, schedule and coordinate the assignment of engineering departmental staff members and/or contractors for the effective and efficient completion of day-to-day facility maintenance, operational, and project coordination activities on all NPC buildings. To provide technical guidance, advice and assistance on electrical projects to staff and stakeholders, as required. To provide input and recommendations on electrical components of NPC building construction and/or renovation projects. To liaise with contractors, NPC vendors of record, internal and external departmental staff, supervisors, manager and/or directors to coordinate work. To monitor costs and productivity levels to ensure budget requirements are met and to provide input and recommendations for implementing operational changes.  To respond to inquiries and complaints and perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:  Community College Diploma or equivalent knowledge and experience. A strong electrical background (including a focus on managing large scale electrical projects) is required for this role. Must have one or more Ministry of Colleges and Universities Certificate of Qualification(s) from the Construction Sector of trades (one of which must be from a compulsory trade); 309A minimum requirement; Master Electrician license is an asset.  Must have experience and be familiar with building, plumbing, electrical and gas codes and have detailed knowledge of electrical, heating, plumbing, carpentry, masonry, welding and fabrication trades with respect to operational, maintenance and construction practices and procedures.  Working knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations. A valid Class "G" driver’s license,  Knowledge of and ability to operate computer software applications including Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and to conduct research using the internet. Analytical skills, strong organizational and coordination skills related to operational activities. Developed interpersonal/communication and team building skills. Five (5) years of related experience in a management capacity (or approved equivalent), coupled with two (2) years on the job. Previous supervisory, leadership and project coordination experience including planning, coordinating, organizing and delegating work of internal staff and external contractors. Related experience in project coordination, planning, staffing, budgeting, preparing reports and maintaining records. Excellent administrative, analytical and problem solving skills to resolve issues effectively. Strong interpersonal/ communication and team building skills.  Ability to deal with staff/visitors/public with tact, diplomacy and courtesy. Must be familiar with buildings and building systems. Excellent project coordination/ organizational/ multi-tasking/ work prioritization skills. A successful Police Information Check is required for the selected candidate.

Niagara Parks offers an annual salary of $68,579 to $81,911 as well as a comprehensive benefit and pension plan. 

To apply for this position, please create a profile and submit a resume through our new Career Portal by following the link: http://corporate.niagaraparks.com/employment/ .  Applications for this position will be accepted until January 22, 2016.

We are an equal opportunity employer.  In accordance with AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005), the Niagara Parks Commission (NPC) will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.  If you require disability – related accommodations, please inform the Human Resources (HR) staff.  All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.   We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  To request an alternate format, please contact Niagara Parks at (905) 353-5411, or by email to accessibility@niagaraparks.com, or by TTY, Local (905) 356-5672, or Toll–free 1-855-356-5672.

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