Assistant Manager, Carpentry & Stores

Job description

Assistant Manager, Carpentry & Stores

Date Posted: 04/27/2021
Req ID: 3948
Faculty/Division: University of Toronto Scarborough
Department: UTSC:Facilities Management
Campus: University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC)


The University of Toronto Scarborough is a place of energy, enthusiasm and passion. Our commitment to inclusive excellence attracts the brightest learners, scholars and employees from around the globe. Our success has been made possible by the opportunity given to us by our Indigenous hosts to operate on their territory, and we cherish our continuing partnerships with these communities. The University of Toronto Scarborough is an exciting campus with unlimited potential. Join us on our journey.

In the Facilities Management department, we take pride in our buildings and grounds and provide a welcoming, service-oriented, clean and safe environment for our students, faculty and staff. Our mission is to facilitate the Academic Mission of Excellence in Research and Teaching by providing a safe, clean, healthy, comfortable and sustainable environment for students, faculty staff and visitors.

Under the direction of the Manager, Maintenance & Carpentry, the Assistant Manager of Carpentry & Stores is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Carpentry unit and Central Stores at the University of Toronto Scarborough. Primary responsibilities include coordinating renovation and maintenance projects where Carpentry is the primary trade; conducting pre-work inspections; organizing and scheduling activities of multiple trades and contractors; ensuring safe operating practices and work methods; managing staff in both Carpentry and Central Stores; overseeing work of external contractors; monitoring project budgets; ensuring efficient operations of campus mail services, Central Stores and Carpentry units, and acting as the backup for the Manager, Maintenance & Carpentry.


(Minimum Qualifications)

EDUCATION: Ontario Certificate of Qualification in Carpentry or equivalent combination of education and experience. Certificate in property or facilities management is an asset.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 3 years’ related experience, including directing and scheduling the work of maintenance and trades in the service and renovation industries. Demonstrated experience managing unionized staff. Experience with project coordination.

SKILLS: Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc.). Excellent oral and written communication skills. Highly developed interpersonal skills with a strong commitment to customer service. Excellent organizational and planning skills, including planning of work schedules. Skill in developing project specifications. Proven leadership ability.

OTHER: Strong knowledge of Ontario Building Code and Health and Safety legislation. Demonstrated asbestos knowledge and awareness. Ability to manage conflicting priorities and deadlines. Detail oriented. Strong analytical. Tact, diplomacy and demonstrated ability to deal effectively with clients/staff. Technical aptitude and knowledge of skilled trades. Ability to perform effectively independently and in a team environment. Applicants are also expected to show evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of a respectful and collegial learning and working environment.

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday from 7:00 am to 3:15 pm. Some additional hours may be required during peak periods.

Notes: A copy of the full job description is available upon request from the UTSC HR Office.

Closing Date: 05/11/2021, 11:59PM ET
Employee Group: Salaried
Appointment Type: Budget - Continuing
Schedule: Full-Time
Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone: PM 2 -- Hiring Zone: $71,657 - $83,599 -- Broadband Salary Range: $71,657 - $119,428
Job Category: Facilities/Ancilliary Services

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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Diversity Statement
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see

Accessibility Statement
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact [email protected].
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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Job No:
Posted: 4/29/2021
Application Due: 7/28/2021
Work Type: Full Time