Manager of Regional Operations

Any candidate not currently employed in the New Brunswick Public Service will need to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19, or a valid medical certificate exempting them from the vaccine.


Department of Transportation and Infrastructure

Manager of Regional Operations

Pay Band 5


Buildings Group - Facilities Management


Who we are?

The work we do has a positive impact on our communities and helps improve the everyday lives of New Brunswickers. Together, we are over 45,000 New Brunswickers who are passionate problem-solvers, who make a difference and are proud to call New Brunswick home.

The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure's mission is to contribute to New Brunswick's economy and quality of life by providing and supporting sustainable infrastructure that allows for the safe and efficient movement of people, goods and government services to the public. Not only is the department responsible for managing over 18,000 kilometers of provincial highways, it also manages the planning, design and construction of hospitals, schools and other government buildings.

What you will do?

Reporting to the Director of Operations of the Facilities Management Unit, the Manager of Regional Operations will be responsible for leading a team in the coordination of activities related to the operation and maintenance of all provincially owned buildings and facilities in the Fredericton region. Main responsibilities include:

  • developing a capital projects list to identify infrastructure needs and manage capital assets; 
  • identifying opportunities to meet risk management initiatives;
  • assisting in managing energy consumption and reducing operating costs in government owned buildings;
  • identifying and solving health and safety issues in government buildings;
  • managing investigations and identifying and resolving maintenance, aesthetic concerns and code compliance issues at provincially owned buildings;
  • issuing maintenance service contracts and maintaining a proactive approach with contractors;
  • requisitioning equipment, products and materials for use in government owned buildings as required; assist in establishing budgets for renovation projects;
  • carrying out duties associated with the administration of construction contracts;
  • managing budgets for assigned capital and ordinary funding;
  • managing and monitoring work plan items; project management; human resources planning; and recruitment of staff.

Work environment?

  • Office location: 440 King Street, Fredericton
  • Open office layout
  • Standard hours of work: Monday - Friday, 8:15-4:30 
  • We promote a scent-reduced environment.
  • Some travel within the Province will be required.

Who you are?

Key behavioural competencies:

  • Analytical Thinking/Judgment
  • Client Service Orientation
  • Developing Others
  • Effective Interactive Communication
  • Initiative
  • Organizational Commitment
  • Results Orientation
  • Team Leadership

Technical competencies:

  • Knowledge of Health and Safety Procedures
  • Project Management
  • Ability to Use Office Technology, Software and Applications
  • Planning and Organizing Skills

Essential qualifications:

  • A University degree in mechanical, electrical or civil engineering and a minimum of five (5) years' experience in facilities management OR a two (2) year technical program in a related field and seven (7) years' experience in facilities management OR a one (1) year technical program in a related field and ten (10) years' experience in facilities management experience.
  • Experience must include a minimum of one (1) year of supervisory experience. 
  • A valid class 5 driver's license as issued by the Province of New Brunswick

Written and spoken competence in English is required. Please state your language capability.

  • Applicants must clearly demonstrate the essential qualifications to be given further consideration.
  • Résumés should be in chronological order specifying education and employment in months and years including part-time and full-time employment. 
  • Please ensure that your preferred language of assessment is identified in your résumé.
  • Any candidate not currently employed in the New Brunswick Public Service will need to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19, or a valid medical exemption.

Asset Qualifications:

  • Possession of a class IV Stationary Engineer License;
  • Experience with architectural, mechanical and/or electrical systems;
  • Familiarity with building codes; property management experience; knowledge of the Crown Construction Contracts Act, National Building Code, Canadian Electrical Code or Public Purchasing Act.

Subject to the response to this competition, candidates may be required to demonstrate on their application one or more of the asset qualifications in addition to the essential qualifications to be given further consideration.

The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure offers:

  • Meaningful work and the opportunity to support New Brunswickers in times of need.
  • Opportunities for career growth, professional development and training. 
  • Comprehensive benefits package which includes paid vacation, Health and Dental Plan, Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability and the Public Service Shared Risk Pension Plan.
  • Free access to Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) and services.

SALARY: $2,207.00 to $3,082.00 bi-weekly, based on 36.25 hours per week

Providing a safe workplace for all. Your health and safety are important to us. GNB has implemented preventative measures across the organization to ensure your health and safety.

How to apply?

We encourage applicants to apply on-line, by e-mail to or by mail at the following address by October 21, 2021 indicating competition number 2021-D77-01. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same level.

Department of Transportation and Infrastructure
Human Resources Branch
P. O. Box 6000, Fredericton NB E3B 5H1
Telephone: (506) 453-3939

We thank all those who apply, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities in which we live and serve. We encourage and support applications from Aboriginals, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minority groups. Candidates registered with the Equal Employment Opportunity Program and veterans, who are among the most qualified, will be given preference at the time of selection.

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