Apply By: Friday, April 12, 2024 11:59 pm EDT
Competition Status: Application Screening

Approximately 252 individuals applied for this opportunity.

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Project Manager

Ontario Science Centre
Corporate Services / Facility Operations
Language of Position(s):
Job Term:
1 Temporary - up to 12 months with possibility of extension
Job Code:
4A008 - ProgPlanEval04
$66,484.00 - $92,950.00 Per Year
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Do you have project management experience and exceptional problem solving and organizational skills to arrange and coordinate facility, capital and maintenance projects? If so, consider this opportunity to lead and support the planning, development and implementation of capital renewal projects and multi-faceted projects at the Ontario Science Centre (OSC). This position provides operational and facilities management to the OSC's iconic building.

OPS Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Anti-Racism:

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the "How to apply" section if you require a disability-related accommodation.

What can I expect to do in this role?

Reporting to the Manager, Facility Operations, you will:
• Provide a broad range of technical and project management services for Ontario Science Centre projects, including managing design consultants and contractors
• Develop and monitor project budgets and schedules
• Consult with internal and external stakeholders to avoid operational issues
• Develop and monitor internal facility maintenance work
• Liaise with Infrastructure Ontario and third-party service providers to identify responsibilities, facility maintenance and repair.

How do I qualify?

Project Management, Planning and Procurement

• You have completed or are enrolled in post-secondary Project Management; you have experience in construction to establish and maintain control over project elements such as timelines, budgets, work structures and accountabilities
• You have knowledge of building and fire codes; construction contracts including tendering, implementation and commissioning; and theories, principles and practices in building services, construction and maintenance processes
• You have well-developed technical and operational knowledge of facilities management to oversee day-to-day site operations
• You are able to develop, administer and control expenses and operating budgets, both for projects and for the work unit
• You have the ability to understand and apply all relevant legislation with respect to environment, building code, and health and safety issues
• You have proven ability to read, understand and interpret drawings and prepare specifications for building projects
• You are skilled in the use of word processing, spreadsheet, statistical, ACAD, project and asset management software to prepare analyses, reports and recommendations

Communication and Interpersonal Skills

• You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively engage with clients and service providers
• You have strong conflict resolution and negotiation ability, understand and resolve complex issues including changes to project scope, design, cost estimates, budget and timeline
• You have strong oral and written communication skills for preparing and presenting reports, project plans, status reports, and planning documents and tender documents

Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills

• You can plan, organize and execute projects efficiently
• You have demonstrated attention to detail and ability to work in a dynamic project environment with changing priorities
• You can identify and analyze project implementation barriers/issues and risks, provide risk assessments and mitigation strategies

Additional Information:

  • 1 English Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 770 Don Mills Rd, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:
Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Management and General
Posted on:
Thursday, March 28, 2024
  • T-SC-213449/24
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, April 12, 2024 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

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