Property Maintenance Supervisor

Charlee Gerrior

Date Posted: March 20, 2024

Application Deadline: April 3, 2024

Location: Lower Sackville, NS

Employment Type: Permanent

Job Type: On-site

Headquartered in New Glasgow, NS, Crombie is an integrity-driven, caring, and purpose-built organization. It’s why we’ve been voted one of Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers year after year. Here are a few more reasons why we all love where we work:

  • An on-site fitness facility, or subsidized fitness centre memberships;
  • Corporate discount rates;
  • Professional development programs to help you grow and succeed; and
  • A strong, diverse culture that promotes thought leadership and interdepartmental collaboration.

There’s no such thing as a perfect candidate. You don’t need 100% of the listed qualifications to add incredible value to our team. If you feel energized thinking about what you could accomplish here, we would love to hear from you.

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

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Who we are

As one of Canada’s leading REITs, we build spaces that will shape communities and have a lasting impact for generations. Supported by a solid foundation and focused value creation, Crombie is positioned to deliver consistent results and generate long-term sustainable growth.

You’ll join a team of values-driven, caring colleagues. We collaborate, find solutions, and cheer each other on. Our winning culture is rooted in our values: outperform expectations, embody integrity, care passionately, deliver excellence together, and empower one another.

We care for our employees, we support flexible work, compensate with great benefits, and work with you to help meet your career goals. Learn more about us at

Position Summary

Based out of Lower Sackville, NS, the Property Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for the efficient and effective management of a portfolio of Crombie properties in HRM and surrounding area. Additional duties of the Property Maintenance Supervisor include but are not limited to:

  • Provides the required day-to-day operations and maintenance duties.
  • Supervises building operations and staff and delegates and follows up on tasks as required.
  • Ensures excellent tenant relations by providing excellent service through knowledge, practice, and exceptional customer service.
  • Schedules staffing and manages vacation requests.
  • Assists with the preparation of annual operations and capital project budgeting.
  • Oversees preventative maintenance and unscheduled repairs of: general maintenance including interior and exterior building components, plumbing, lighting, electrical, elevating devices and life safety systems; in addition to janitorial and housekeeping tasks.
  • Ensures that maintenance and preventative maintenance schedules are maintained.
  • Obtains pricing and scheduling for work order requests.
  • Supports occupational health and safety and environmental programs at the property level, ensuring all properties in the portfolio meet federal, provincial and municipal codes, health and safety standards.
  • Demonstrates familiarity with contract tendering, drafting and review.
  • Monitors third-party contractors as it relates to contracted services (cleaning, escalator & elevator, HVAC, etc.).
  • Manages Yardi work order and purchase order tasks.
  • Works collaboratively and effectively communicates with all key stakeholder groups (tenants, contractors, suppliers, and internal departments) to understand business objectives, build relationships, and align with improvement/investment strategy for the portfolio.
  • Anticipates and responds to all operational issues, as well as, short and long term organizational and tenant needs.
  • Completes monthly inspections of the interior and exterior property and coordinates corrective action for deficiencies and follow up documentation.
  • Monitors performance and repair costs for Voyager Fixed Asset module including HVAC, roofs, parking, electrical, mechanical, life safety and other equipment (i.e. emergency generator, sprinkler flows etc.).
  • Engages across all levels of the organization to create and promote a safe and respectful work environment.
  • Other special projects and tasks as assigned.

The profile we are looking for

  • 3-5 years of maintenance related experience and knowledge of building operations.
  • Completion of formal education and real estate and/or property management are considered strong assets.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Computer skills to include Excel, Word, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat Reader/Writer.
  • Valid Driver’s License and clean drivers record.
  • General knowledge in the following areas are considered an asset:
    • Waste treatment and septic systems/sewage lift pumps/sewer flow monitoring
    • Water fill stations and water distribution systems/daily water testing
    • Fire pumps/fire panels
    • HVAC systems
    • Occupational Health and Safety standards and procedures

Capability to meet the role’s medium physical demand level – lifting and/or carrying: occasional 26 – 50 pounds; frequent 11 – 25 pounds, and constantly 1 – 10 pounds, including:

  • Bilateral lifting/lowering from floor to shoulder – 10-50 pounds.
  • Bilateral lifting/lowering above shoulder – 5 pounds.
  • Unilateral lifting/lowering from floor to shoulder – 5-15 pounds.
  • Unilateral lifting/lowering above should – 5 pounds.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a cover letter and resume.

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Crombie thanks all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.