Property Maintenance Supervisor

Rebecca MacNeil

Headquartered in New Glasgow, NS, Crombie has been recognized as one of Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers year after year. Here are a few more reasons why we all love where we work:

  • Funding assistance for professional dues and furthering education;
  • 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

Who We Are

We are one of the country’s leading Canadian REITs and, importantly, we’re community minded and committed to helping build the future of sustainable real estate. We hire people who are passionate about real estate, growing their communities, and who are committed to our values. Being supported in your professional development, having your contributions and unique talents valued, feeling a sense of challenge and purpose, and being surrounded by a highly engaged team that loves what they do are just a few of the reasons to join our growing team.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Senior Property Manager, this role contributes to Crombie REIT’s success by representing the organization with respect to the efficient and effective management of a portfolio of Crombie properties in our New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island portfolio. Service-oriented and acting with a sense of urgency, under general supervision of the Senior Property Manager, this role is responsible for operational aspects of property management for the portfolio, as well as a variety of routine and non-routine, semi-skilled maintenance duties. 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 contract staff, delegates and follows up on tasks as required.
  • 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.
  • Monitors third-party contractors as it relates to contracted services (cleaning, escalator & elevator, HVAC, etc.).
  • Manages Yardi work order and purchase order tasks.
  • 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.).
  • Completes other duties and special projects as assigned.

 The Profile We Are Looking For

  • 3-5 years of maintenance-related experience and knowledge of building operations.
  • Completion of formal education is considered an asset.
  • 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:
    • 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

Crombie’s commitment to workforce diversity is about creating an inclusive culture and a sense of belonging for everyone. We strive to foster a sense of belonging, trust, inclusion, and respect. We welcome applications from people with disabilities, and accommodations are available upon request during the recruitment and selection process, including, but not limited to, an accessible interview location, alternate documents, or an ASL Interpreter. If you require accommodation during the application process, please email

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