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Building Maintenance Manager

You are looking for a work environment where there is an atmosphere of tranquility and pleasure. Do not search anymore.

You are in the right place.

The Vaudreuil-Soulanges Palliative Care Center's mission is to provide palliative care to terminally ill people of all ages in order to promote an end of life with dignity and serenity. Located in a peaceful environment, the House has twelve perfectly equipped individual rooms. We offer professional care focused on comprehensive support for sick people, their family members and loved ones.

Schedule type

35 hours ((must be available on weekends if needed))

Primary responsibility is general maintenance, preventive maintenance and repairs as required.  May be required to respond to emergency situations (safety issues) during and after normal working hours.


Housekeeping of the building (50%)

  • In collaboration with the team, carry out room disinfection tasks in preparation for admission. Must also be able to perform housekeeping as required.

  • Carry out minor repairs, carpentry and painting to ensure cleanliness and good condition of equipment.  These tasks are performed alone or with others.

  • Participate in the handling and transportation of merchandise, furniture and other materials.

  • Ensure that building cleanliness standards are maintained at the highest level.

  • Regularly inspect premises, facilities and equipment to determine if preventive maintenance or repair is required. 

  • Keep up-to-date records of maintenance work and inspections, and ensure the necessary follow-up.

  • Renew assessment certificates twice a year by contacting the supplier (sprinklers, alarm system, etc.).

Team and project management (50%)

  • Ensure a high level of collaboration between team members.

  • Plan and assign tasks to team members, both employees and volunteers.

  • In collaboration with the administrative assistant, solicit bids from various suppliers for current projects, and report to management on bids received.

  • Conduct research to find the best products/services and make suggestions to management.

  • Contribute to the application and updating of emergency measures.

  • Coordinate the work of the team and sub-contractors, and act as a resource person when suppliers are on site.

  • Ensure compliance with occupational health and safety standards, ensure safe use of equipment; identify unsafe practices and conditions, report them to management and take the necessary corrective action.

  • Inform management of any problematic or risky situations.

  • Follow up on fire prevention measures.

  • Participate in the management committee as Residence Manager.


  • Adopt, demonstrate and share the mission and values of the Residence, in order to be an inspiring ambassador and communicator;

  • Demonstrate active listening, be diplomatic, have an easy approach and empathy;

  • Demonstrate a good sense of planning and work organization;

  • Demonstrate integrity, rigor and professionalism;

  • Have a sense of priorities;

  • Ability to multi-task in a pressured environment;

  • Demonstrate autonomy, initiative and flexibility;

  • Have a great concern and respect for confidentiality.


  • Hold a secondary V diploma or equivalence;

  • Have 5 years of experience in housekeeping and building or maintenance training;

  • Knowledge of the medical disinfection protocol, an asset;

  • Working knowledge of spoken French and English; written French;

  • Autonomy, sense of responsibility and organization

  • Interpersonal skills and ability to work with the public

  • Able to meet the physical demands of the position

  • Outlook, Word and Excel,


  • Salary $24.94 to $29.77 per hour; 

  • Vacation: equivalent to 8% of accumulated working weeks after one year of service;

  • 3 days of sick leave and 2 personal days;

  • Health insurance, life insurance, travel insurance and long-term disability insurance which applies to all permanent employees holding a position after 1 month of service (for full-time employees full). Insurance is 50% paid by the employer;

  • Advantageous group insurance paid at 50% by the employer;

  • Desjardins Voluntary Retirement Savings Plan (VRSP);

  • Enchanting and peaceful workplace in Hudson;

  • Free parking;

  • Possibility to get hot meals at a modest cost in the dining room.

Please send your accompanying resume to the attention of Chantal Legault, Assistant General Manager at:

* Please do not call. Only selected candidates will be contacted.

*The masculine is used for the simple purpose of lightening the text. 

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