Maintenance Supervisor (St. Laurent Centre) Ottawa 2154231

Ottawa, ON

The Supervisor, Maintenance is accountable to the Manager, Operations for the effective supervision of general maintenance and cleaning activities of premises and grounds within a given portfolio to ensure safe and uninterrupted operation and tenant enjoyment of the property delivered in compliance with organizational policies and procedures.

  1. Exterior Maintenance
    Supervises, inspects and performs, where required, various ground-keeping activities such as exterior and parking lot upkeep, grounds cleaning and landscaping, flower planters assembly and repairs, lawn mowing, sprinkler system operation and service, garbage pickup, snow removal etc. to ensure that the property’s grounds are presentable and does not pose a hazardous threat to the tenants, building visitors and the general public.
  2. General Maintenance
    Oversees minor repairs and installations pertaining to non-structural and non-vital systems of the property (incl. plumbing, light fixture replacement, touch up painting, asphalt patching, installation and repair of ceramic tiles, replacement of ceiling tiles and carpeting, interior and exterior plastering, dry-walling, minor carpentry, common area door repairs, installation and maintenance of directional signage); supervision of the Angus preventative maintenance program; Inspects all maintenance repair logs for the property to ensure uninterrupted operation of non-vital building systems.
  3. Building Inspections
    Oversees the routine inspections and preventative maintenance, where required, of non-vital building systems and report on issues as they arise; routinely performs roof maintenance, drain and leak inspections to ensure uninterrupted operation of non-vital building systems.
  4. Environmental, Health and Safety
    Oversees adherence to the company’s environmental and Health and Safety policies, coordinates and participates in investigation of environmental and Health and Safety incidents, supervises implementation of effective energy management programs, coordinates parking access control.
  5. Tenant Services
    Supervises and performs, where required, maintenance and general cleaning of vacant space, where applicable, and responds to tenant requests for general maintenance services of their premises or common areas to support leasing activity of the vacant space and assist with keeping tenants’ spaces clean and in good condition; inspect and coordinate hoarding installations and work with Operations manager on tenant coordinator
  6. Budgeting and Reforecasting
    Participates and provides input into operating budgets for recoverable operating expenses as well as forecasting activities, where required; supervise and perform quotes and purchase orders on the Yardi procurement program.
  7. Service Contracts
    Oversee contracts such as janitorial services (including food court operations), snow removal, pest control, landscaping, waste and recycling. Arranges regular meetings with service providers. Works with operations manager on new service contract renewals.
  8. Management and Development of Staff
    Is responsible for daily scheduling, supervision, coaching and on-the-job training of maintenance and cleaning staff. Conducts staff meetings reports minutes back to the operations manager, Conducts performance reviews. Manages productivity and challenges.

Skills, Knowledge, Experience and Education

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Minimum 2 years experience supervising a team
  • Certificate in one of maintenance related trades or core building systems (e.g. plumbing, boiler, HVAC etc.)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of WHMIS requirements
  • Valid graduated driver’s license
  • Good understanding of service contracts.


Core Competencies

  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong team building skills
  • Ability to motivate and develop staff
  • Good organizational skills
  • Good interpersonal skills.

Additional Requirements

  • Previous experience in a real estate environment is an asset
  • Familiarity with Yardi is an asset.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

AGENCY NOTICE: Please note that Morguard does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Services Agreement with agency/recruiter, Morguard will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement and advanced solicited services from a Morguard employee, Morguard explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.

We are committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at or (905) 281-3800.




At Morguard, our employees are the company’s greatest investment. We make people our priority and strive to create a culture of respect, inclusion, health and safety, and equal opportunity to support employees to meet their goals. Our team is made up of re​al estate and investment professionals with deep knowledge of the industry, who are passionate about what they do and who want to be the best in the business. Morguard and its employees take great pride in being recognized for three consecutive years as one of Canada’s Safest Employers in the Retail and Services Category. When you join Morguard, you join a strong and committed team. To become a valued employee at Morguard, please review our Current Opportunities. 


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