Director of Facility Maintenance

South Delta Baptist Church | Delta, BC, Canada

Posted Date 1/31/2024

Position Summary

Are you a proactive, enthusiastic, and organized leader who is passionate about making a difference in people’s lives? If so, we are looking for you to join our team as the Director of Facility Maintenance at South Delta Baptist Church.

SDBC is a missional Christian church in Delta, BC—a suburb of Vancouver. We are committed to worshipping our God, participating in God’s mission to preach the gospel, and sharing the love of Jesus with our community by embodying the gospel through radical (biblical) hospitality. In obedience to the bible, we are committed to following Jesus and serving our city, nation, and world by living in authentic community as missionaries of Jesus Christ wherever we are. We invite you to join us on God’s amazing mission.

As the Director of Facility Maintenance, you will be responsible for the overall management of our facility, ensuring that it is safe, clean, and welcoming for all who visit our church. You will oversee a team of custodial staff, contractors, and volunteers, and you will work closely with church leadership to ensure that the facility is in line with our mission and vision.


Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive maintenance plan for the facility, including routine maintenance and repairs.
  • Oversee custodial staff, contractors, and volunteers to ensure the cleanliness and safety of the facility.
  • Manage budgets and expenses related to facility operations.
  • Ensure compliance with local and provincial regulations related to facility management.
  • Collaborate with church leadership to ensure that the facility supports our mission and vision.
  • Plan and execute facility upgrades and renovations as needed.
  • Manage scheduling and use of the facility by church members and external groups.


Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge

The Director will have

  • a love for God and his people;
  • an understanding of, and be in agreement with, the church’s Statement of Faith and Meaningful Membership manual;
  • a passion for the mission and vision of our church;
  • the ability to read plans/blueprints;
  • a basic knowledge of electrical systems;
  • the ability to perform basic electrical repairs, including replacing switches, outlets, ballasts, etc.;
  • a basic knowledge of the operation of HVAC systems;
  • the ability to program thermostats to correspond to the church calendar;
  • a basic knowledge of carpentry and painting;
  • the ability to perform routine repairs to walls, ceilings, etc.;
  • strong leadership and organizational skills;
  • a basic knowledge of Word, Excel, and other similar software as needed;
  • the ability to create work schedules, budgets, and worksheets, and manage the church event calendar;
  • the ability to manage budgets and expenses effectively;
  • the ability to manage custodial staff and volunteers in a way that draws out their best efforts;
  • the ability to work well with other staff;
  • strong communication and interpersonal skills;
  • a knowledge of cleaning chemicals and cleaning procedures/techniques; and
  • the physical ability to do event set up such as lifting and moving tables, chairs, etc.


Work Week and Benefits 

  • 40 hrs a week with benefits (extended health care, RRSP matching, and professional development opportunities)
  • three weeks of vacation plus time off for church closure between Christmas and New Year’s Day

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as a positive, supportive, and fun work environment. If you are ready to make a difference in the lives of others while using your skills and experience to support our mission, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.


To apply for this position, please email your resume and cover letter to:

Ministry Focus
Employment Status
Full time

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