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Supervisor, Building Maintenance

Req ID: 24160
Vacancy Type: Permanent 
Number of Positions: 1  
Closing Date: 04/12/2024

Job Summary


Do you want to help move people across the city? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment? MiWay is looking for enthusiastic individuals with a passion for leading the Building and Route team and ensuring the building maintenance of Transit’s facilities and maintenance of on-route infrastructure to meet the needs of the facility users and customers. If that’s you, then come on board! Help the public get where they need to be, by becoming a Supervisor, Building Maintenance.



Why Work for MiWay?


  • Start with MiWay as a Full-Time Permanent
  • Competitive Salaries 
  • Annual Salary Performance and Economical Adjustment Review
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Four weeks of Paid Vacation 
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package 
  • Pension Plan (OMERS Retirement Savings Plan);
  • Overtime premiums
  • And much more....

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the direction of the Supervisor, Stores Building & Route the successful candidate:

  • Supervising Building and Route staff through the creation of daily work tasks, coaching and mentoring to support individual and team performance, training on regulatory standards and standard operating procedures, payroll approval and conflict resolution. 
  • Identifying, preparing and managing annual operating budget requirements for Transit’s garage facilities .
  • Working closely with Facilities Maintenance (Corporate Services) to review, track, evaluate and report on preventative and demand maintenance requirements which includes liaising with internal and external service contractors and trades to ensure operational activities within the facility are maintained and communication is provided to the facility user. 
  • Overseeing and managing schedules as related to on-route infrastructure maintenance requirements, etc.
  • Ensuring facility assets and operational procedures are in compliance with operating standards, policies, procedures, practices, and legislation as related to building codes, environmental regulations, etc.
  • Providing technical advice on Transit’s facilities, equipment, and maintenance programs to ensure equipment standards meet Corporate requirements and best practices are clearly documented.
  • Conducting periodic audits of assigned facilities to ensure that proper emergency procedures are identified and in place, and comply with regulatory codes, safety standards, environmental regulations, fire plans and protect employees, visitors, and corporate assets.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

Skills and Qualifications


A minimum of 6 years progressive experience in facility operations or facility services with at least 2 years in a supervisory and leadership role preferably in a unionized Facilities Services environment.

  • A post-secondary education in Facilities Management, Building Environmental Systems, Business administration or a related field - or a combination of education, training, and experience deemed equivalent.
  • Certifications or Designations Certifications related to facility management (e.g., Certificate of Facility Management Administrator (FMA), Property Administrator Certificate and Trade Certification) will be considered an asset.
  • Knowledge of legislation related to health, safety and the environment (e.g., the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Environmental Protection Act, Weeds and Pesticides Act, Elevating Devices Act, etc.).
  • Understanding and application of codes and systems as related to the operations of Transit’s facilities (e.g., building and fire codes, electrical safety codes, Building Automation Systems, Facility Asset Management Systems, etc.).
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.) and familiarity with engineering drawings would be an asset.
  • Knowledge of collective agreements and experience with working in and/or supervising a unionized environment.
  • Project management best practices and experience that includes oversight and management of facility projects, contract administration, maintaining budgets, meeting targets and timelines and coordinating customer requirements.
  • Experience in effective people leadership through staff training and mentoring, facilitation of team relationships and conflict management.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, to be able to communicate effectively and the ability to provide updates through reports and/or presentations.
  • A valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s license is required to travel to various site locations and needs to meet and maintain corporate standards for a good driving record.

Hourly Rate/Salary: $ 86,858.00 - $ 115,812.00 
Hours of Work: 40 
Work Location: Mississauga Transit 
Department/Division/Section: T&W/Transportation&Works Dept , T&W/Mississauga Transit , MT Maintenance 
Non-Union/Union: Non Union 


A Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check (Level 2) or Vulnerable Sector Check (Level 3) will be required of the successful candidate, at their own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. You can also check your application status in your candidate profile online. 

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act. 

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
The City of Mississauga is committed to creating a respectful and supportive workplace that fosters a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion which broadly reflects the communities and residents we serve. Throughout the employee life cycle, the City is working to include an EDI lens to attract, retain and support the growth of diverse talent. 

Learn more about the City’s commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.

The City of Mississauga is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to removing barriers in our selection process for people with visible and invisible disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. 

If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.        





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