Foreman, Grounds & Facilities

Foreman, Grounds & Facilities

Internal Employment OpportunitiesForeman, Grounds & Facilities

Foreman, Grounds & Facilities

Permanent Full Time

North Vancouver - Tsleil-Waututh Nation

Public Works


Based on education & experience


Reporting to the Operations Superintendent, the Foreman, Grounds & Facilities will plan, organize and supervise repairs, maintenance & renovations of TWN houses, buildings, facilities and grounds. In this hands-on position, the PW Foreman will oversee and train staff, and manage contractors and staff in a safe, efficient, cost-effective, well-planned and community-centered manner.



  • Manage and oversee the maintenance of TWN houses, buildings, facilities, grounds and other assets, as required.
  • Regularly inspect TWN houses, buildings and grounds.
  • Develop, plan, and implement cost-effective preventative, scheduled and emergency maintenance, repairs and renovations.
  • Provide quality control for repairs and renovations by staff and contractors.
  • Develop and maintain accurate and well-organized inspection, maintenance & repair records.
  • Authorize and monitor expenditures within approved budgets.
  • Participate in developing or develop requests for proposals.
  • Coordinate and administer trade contracts.
  • Manage staff, including hiring, training, supervision, and performance evaluation.
  • Ensure timely planning, and regularly communicate scheduling and impacts to clients.
  • Address client questions, requests and complaints in a sensitive, timely and effective manner.
  • Conduct regular safety meetings and ensure that staff are trained and aware of best practices.
  • Work with the Operations Superintendent to develop and implement maintenance, repair & renovation policies, procedures, plans, budgets and schedules.
  • Perform other related duties as requested.



Manage up to 3 full-time staff, casual employees and contractors.



  • The successful applicant must have either an industry trade ticket or a significant body of experience in building construction, repairs and renovations.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in residential or other construction, maintenance and/or repairs.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in supervising employees, and managing budgets and contracts.
  • Must have a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License.
  • Must have First Aid Level 1 or willing to obtain within a specific timeframe.
  • Must be willing to participate in job-related workshops, training, seminars and conferences to upgrade skills and training as required.
  • Knowledge of Tsleil-Waututh Nation culture and traditional territory is an asset.
  • Previous experience working within a First Nation community or organization is preferred.
  • Must successfully pass a Criminal Record Check.



  • Able to read and interpret plans and instructions and keep accurate service records.
  • Knowledge of safe procedures related to construction activities and operation and maintenance of related equipment.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Outlook, and Excel) and the Internet.



Physical demands

  • May be required to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • May include repetitive actions, such as lifting and bending.
  • Must be comfortable with heights up to 30 feet.

Mental focus

  • Must remain calm, professional and constructive, even when faced with hostility.
  • Attention to detail with strong organizational skills.
  • Adherence to established systems and processes.
  • Focus on client and member service.

Environmental conditions

  • Coordinate multiple work sites with regular interruptions.
  • Work with potentially dangerous machinery.
  • Periodic work outdoors.
  • Periodic work outside normal office hours.


If this role interests you, please send us your resume and cover letter to

Or if you are a TWN staff member, you can log in through ADP and go to MYSELF > TALENT > Career Center

We appreciate everyone’s interest in the role, however only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.