Fairmont Facilities Manager (Mat Leave Contract) in Canada

Primary Location

Facilities Manager

As the Facilities Manager you will lead and empower your team to create and maintain the property; provide the environment that allows the hotel’s colleagues to deliver an extraordinary luxury experience to guests and patrons.

Hotel Overview:

At the ocean's edge- a modern oasis, the Fairmont Pacific Rim is the most remarkable address in the city with its breathtaking harbour views, luxurious accommodation, rave-worthy cuisine and warm hospitality. Discover Fairmont Pacific Rim - and discover Vancouver as part of our rockstar team.

Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Chief Engineer, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Work closely with the Executive Housekeeper and Chief Engineer to find efficiencies between maintenance, engineering and housekeeping to exceed guest expectations and colleague expectations
  • Liaise with the Room Division and F&B; Division leaders, as well as other departments to coordinate guest services and resolve emerging issues promptly
  • Guide an extensive Preventative Maintenance Program for guestrooms, public areas, back of house areas, and safety systems to facilitate a building that remains in 'prestine' condition
  • Be a contributing member of the Fairmont Pacific Rim's service committee, and ahear to the measurements of guest satisfaction (Voice of Guest - VOG, Forbes)
  • Work closely with the Chief Engineer to prepare operating and capital budget
  • Foster an environment of open communication, teamwork, and recognition by setting a strong example
  • Uphold the highest standard of internal and external customer service at all times
  • Assist with accurate scheduling and payroll of the engineering team
  • Assist with the development of an engaged, enthusiastic and guest driven team through recruitment, personal and professional development and reward, utilizing the hotel's performance management and Progressive Corrective action programs, as needed
  • Conduct colleague performance reviews
  • Be a contributing member of the Fairmont Pacific Rim's Health & Safety committee
  • Comply with Fairmont Hotel's & Resorts policies, procedures and code of ethics
Employee Status


  • Minimum 2 years' experience as an Engineering Manager or Facilities Manager position
  • Five diamond hotel experience required
  • Hospitality degree, with Engineering /Maintenance diploma as an asset
  • Trace certificate and/or 4th Class Power Engineer Certified required
  • Highly organized, results oriented with the ability to be flexible and perform well under pressure in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • High degree of competency in Microsoft Office, Opera PMS, and able to learn preventative maintenance systems
  • Must be proactive with a meticulous eye for detail
  • Provide effective communication through written, verbal and non-verbal means
  • Able to understand and communicate pertinent building and business regulations
  • Dynamic, energetic, creative and thrives under pressure
  • Must be a strong problem solver and have a high degree of productivity at all times

Visa Requirements:Must be legally eligible to work in Canada

APPLY TODAY:Whether you're launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit www.fairmontcareers.com to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!


At Fairmont Hotels & Resort we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That's why you'll find exceptional work opportunities - throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific - as well as industry - leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London's The Savoy, New York's The Plaza, and Shanghai's Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award - winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!

Primary Location: Canada-Vancouver-Fairmont Pacific Rim

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Management / Supervisory

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Closing Date: 27.Jan.2017, 11:59:00 PM

Req ID: VPR02122