Join us as a Maintenance Foreman

Ocean View Continuing Care Centre in Eastern Passage, NS, Canada

Facility: Ocean View Continuing Care Centre
Location: Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia
Job Category: Operations
Position Available:  Full Time

Facility Description: Ocean View is a Charitable organization that has been operating since the early 1960’s. We provide a variety of services, predominately for seniors and other folks that need a little extra help in day to day living. Between in care living and community supports, we proudly serve over 500 individuals each year through our 320+ staff and 100+ volunteers. Our vision is to be the “community of choice” for Nova Scotians needing support in a place they call home. We are committed to the highest standards of support and services and we promote a healthy workplace for staff. We foster a healthy work-life balance and use the latest best practice information at all levels. Fully accredited by Accreditation Canada since 1974, our commitment to excellence and safety is unsurpassed.

Job Summary: Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Maintenance Foreman is responsible for the functioning of all aspects of the grounds and physical structure and its equipment.

General Duties Include:

  • Practices and carries out a preventive maintenance program
  • Investigates the malfunctioning of equipment and deterioration of the building
  • Records and schedules regular maintenance jobs
  • Provides hands on support of the work in Maintenance


  • Community College graduate in a related field preferred, certified trade an asset
  • Ability to review and comprehend building plans
  • Working knowledge of electrical and mechanical equipment
  • Working knowledge of applicable legislation
  • Ability to implement building and fire codes
  • Minimum three (3) years working in general maintenance, equipment and building system
  • Three (3) years supervisory experience
  • Must have access to reliable transportation during off hours for on-call                 

Ocean View Continuing Care Centre Offers:

  • Free Parking & on Bus Route
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Comprehensive Orientation
  • A supportive work environment

Salary Range: We offer a comprehensive compensation package including a pension plan, attractive health benefits plan and a competitive salary.

Schedule: The regular hours of work for this position are intended to be 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday. Given the scope and responsibility of the role, on-call availability/flexibility is also a requirement.

Please be aware that OVCCC is a pet friendly environment that is home to several animals including cats, birds, and rabbits.Please direct all applications to:
Human Resources
Ocean View Continuing Care Centre
Or Fax to: 902-465-4929