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***This job is in Campbellton, NB***


Located in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains, this city borders the province of Quebec, the shores of the famous Restigouche River, as well as the Baie-des-Chaleurs, one of the most beautiful bays in the world.

As a regional service centre, the City of Campbellton maintains close ties with the surrounding villages and municipalities, thus constituting a basin of more than 25,000 residents who regularly visit its territory and take advantage of the services offered.

The 8th largest city in the province, Campbellton is a bilingual city and is the main urban, economic and institutional hub of northern New Brunswick. It is also a place where family life is pampered by its many services and activities. Natural attractions, sports and educational facilities, the proximity of its inhabitants as well as its mix of different cultures of Scottish, French, English and Mi'kmaq origin, make Campbellton a unique place to live.

A charming city, a jewel, a natural beauty , Campbelton evolves at its own pace with a focus on the quality of life of its inhabitants through its social, cultural, environmental and economic development.


Reporting to the Director of Operations, you will plan, organize, direct and control the operational activities of the Municipal Buildings Unit and related operations. You will manage the maintenance and rehabilitation of City-owned structures, systems and equipment, including repair and maintenance and construction projects.

You also participate in the preparation of the unit's annual budget, ensure its execution, control its costs and recommend effective solutions. You manage the human, financial, material and information resources of your unit in accordance with the rules, standards, regulations and collective agreements in effect. You will work closely with other managers to optimize the performance of daily operations.

You will have to introduce your new role and create a greater synergy between the teams as well as an integrated vision of all maintenance operations under your responsibility.

To lead this role, we need someone with a reputation of trust and the profile of someone who is not afraid to roll up their sleeves. Combined with your good judgment, your profile will bring your talents to bear to deploy this role while using a collaborative management approach and building on best practices.

Include the following:

  • Authorizes repairs and ensures the control and compliance of the work performed (structure, system and equipment) by employees and subcontractors while ensuring the required corrective measures and reporting periodically when necessary.
  • Evaluate the priorities for maintaining the unity of municipal buildings and related operations and conduct the necessary analysis to propose recommendations for short, medium, long term and preventive work.
  • Assists in estimating construction and maintenance costs.
  • Manage the department's human resources while ensuring performance evaluation in collaboration with the general management.
  • Supervises and organizes the work team in order to carry out the maintenance work and programs according to the collective agreement in force.
  • Plan the annual (general) and weekly (specific) schedule of tasks to be done by the department and ensure its follow-up.
  • Ensure the application and respect of health and safety standards in the workplace.
  • Participate in the development and management of contracts.
  • Ensures that you are aware of the necessary codes and regulations.


As a future member of the management team, you are a natural collaborator that promotes teamwork and good working relationships with all stakeholders. You have strong technical skills building mechanical or in municipal/civil engineering, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills.


Ideally, you are fluent in both official languages, with experience from the private sector or the public/municipal sector. You are an accredited professional in Canada with a post-secondary diploma as well as relevant experience in your field of expertise and team management.


You have a well-deserved reputation for finding solutions to sometimes complex problems. You have experience working in a unionized environment and your experience allows you to manage effectively and with confidence. You have the ability to communicate information in a clear and concise manner, confidently present reports and make recommendations based on in-depth analysis and reliable risk assessment. You are efficient and can work both strategically and practically and recognize opportunities for improvement.

Analytical and detail-oriented, you are a planner and a champion of occupational health and safety.


Your leadership style is inclusive, and you inspire your teams to reach new heights of dedication and continuous improvement. You have a solid technical knowledge of the full range of functions required by building maintenance works.


Knowledgeable, and detail-oriented, you have excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills. You have personal values and a strong work ethic. You earn the respect of your internal and external colleagues by encouraging their contributions and by remaining flexible and open-minded. You will bring a wealth of relevant knowledge and experience to this role and set an example by working together towards our shared vision; that of offering optimal service to the residents of this magnificent city!



To learn more about this exciting career opportunity, please send your CV and cover letter to:


Rino Maltais, Project manager and partner at R2 or via



Applications must be submitted in English or French, including a curriculum vitae and a cover letter. The City of Campbellton is open to considering applicants from alternative professional backgrounds and offers equal employment opportunity for all. It encourages women, Indigenous people, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, LGBTQIA2 + and people with disabilities to apply.


We thank all applicants; however, only candidate whose profile best matches the requirements of this position will be contacted.


* Please note that if the masculine is used in this text, it is for the sole purpose of lightening the reading.

Campbellton, NB, E3N, CA