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Building & Facilities Coordinator-Job Ref#16F18

Building & Facilities Coordinator
Full Time

Job Ref. # 16F18-ET

Number of vacancies: 1

Loved by Torontonians and visitors alike, Harbourfront Centre is a leader in providing internationally renowned programming in the arts, culture and recreation across a stunning 10-acre site at the heart of Toronto's waterfront.

For more than 40 years, diversity has been central to Harbourfront Centre’s mission, celebrating the best in Canadian culture and the rich mosaic of cultures from around the world. With offerings ranging from music festivals to artists-in-residence, to day camps to sailing lessons, there is something for everyone to enjoy at Harbourfront Centre, year round.

Currently an employment opportunity exists in our Operations Department for a full time Building & Facilities Coordinator. This position is responsible for overseeing the efficient delivery of operations and janitorial services in the Bill Boyle Artport and vicinity, Lavazza coffee, the Power Plant, Marina Quay West, all theaters, as well as the site during the summer season.
The Building & Facilities Coordinator will supervise staff, maintain and purchase equipment and supplies and assist with set-ups, strikes and turnarounds in the Bill Boyle Artport and surrounding site.


• Coordinates and oversees the day to day operations of the Operations/Facilities department and staff, prioritizing scheduling and assigning work activities. Fosters a positive, responsive atmosphere with great attention to customer service, and an eye for detail.
• Reviews event set up plans to determine viability and resources required. Works with the Production Department to ensure successful and timely execution of the facilities and janitorial elements of events with special attention paid to common areas and equipment.
• Manages subordinate staff including recruiting, selection, training, evaluating, disciplining and terminating. Ensures timely completion of related paperwork and maintains a safe work environment.
• Monitors and maintains equipment and supply inventory. Monitors and reports damage to equipment, furniture, facilities and/or premises.
• Participates in the short and long term planning of events and operational issues of the Bill Boyle Artport site and facilities as they relate to Operations resources and activities.
• Evaluates events, identifies problems and recommends solutions to resolve problems
• Attends regular staff meetings to represent the Operations department to address any issues and coordinate activities in areas of mutual interest and concern.
• Maintains a Daily Work Log, recording special requests, damages and any other issues of note.

The ideal candidate must have a secondary education and 5 years’ experience supervising and directing staff in a similar position. He/she must have an eye for detail, a customer service mindset and strong interpersonal skills and leadership qualities to supervise staff and make immediate decisions. He/she will have excellent verbal and written communication skills to communicate instructions clearly and interact effectively with other staff and the general public in a courteous manner. Good organizational skills to coordinate and prioritize multiple activities, and the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines are required. The candidate must be computer literate, possess good knowledge of applicable health and safety legislation including WHMIS and be capable of operating multiple and varied pieces of equipment (maintenance, electrical, plumbing tools, vacuums and power washers). This position may involve working shifts and varying schedules.

Qualified applicants must apply by: August 14th, 2016

Please send your resume Quoting Job Ref. #16F18-ETto:
Human Resources, 235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON M5J 2G8

Harbourfront Centre is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply.


Employment Opportunity

Job Ref. #16J021-ET

Situated on Toronto’s waterfront, Harbourfront Centre is renowned as Canada’s foremost facility for contemporary culture. Our year-round operation offers some 4000 internationally acclaimed events ranging from music, literary and theatrical festivals to children’s activities and craft shops. Harbourfront Centre is currently seeking motivated and reliable individuals to join our Security team.

• Perform access and alcohol control and take tickets at the door.
• Monitor audiences at events to maintain order, resolve conflicts, and identify disruptive behaviours (e.g., excessive alcohol and smoking in no-smoking areas).
• Provide assistance to patrons and staff in the event of an evacuation or emergency.
• Inform Harbourfront Centre Security supervisors of emergency situations.
• Document incidents or serious occurrences in occurrence reports
• Overnight shifts are available

• Must possess a valid Ontario Security Guard Licence.
• Previous experience in a similar capacity is preferred
• Enjoy dealing with the public (outgoing and personable)
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to work unsupervised.
• Reliable, punctual, hardworking, and a team player
• Able to thrive in a fast paced and busy environment.
• First Aid, CPR and Smart Serve certification are definite assets.

Duration: June 01, 2016 to October 31, 2016

Rate of Pay: $11.50 to 13.50/per hour

HOURS: ROTATING SHIFTS – Primarily evenings and weekends, some night shifts


Interested applicants should FORWARD resume QUOTING JOB REF # 16J021-ET to:
Human Resources, 235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON M5J 2G8

Harbourfront Centre is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply.


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