Duty Manager (Shopping Mall)

Universal Realty Group is a Halifax-based property management company known for setting the standards of excellence in residential accommodation and commercial leasing. We are currently seeking a qualified, Duty Manager for downtown Halifax.

Responsibilities include:

  • Oversee the general day-to-day operations of retail, office and parkade operations in busy, downtown commercial complex
  • Participate in daily maintenance work, perform daily inspections of property, ensuring the Property Manager is kept updated on any issues and the remedy
  • Ensure the property is well maintained and all maintenance issues are addressed in a timely and cost-effective manner
  • Get competitive quotes, prepare purchase orders as required pursuant to company procedures, negotiating costs and scopes of work
  • Vendor contract negotiation and scheduling
  • Provide support to the Property Manager and onsite building staff
  • Provide support to the tenants, head office, leasing and capital departments

Qualifications include:

  • Minimum 2 to 5 years’ experience in a staff supervisory role
  • Positive demeanor, professional, accountable, great people skills and customer service focused
  • Strong written, verbal communication and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work well in both a team-oriented work environment and independently
  • Must be flexible, dependable and results-oriented with good judgement
  • Ability to effectively prioritize planned and unplanned work with vendors and staff in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment
  • Good computer skills including experience with Microsoft Word, email and building systems management software
  • Ability to lift and carry moderate weights and climb/work from ladders
  • Experience with building maintenance, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, construction and building envelope systems
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate an asset

Hours – Monday to Friday  8am – 5 PM
On call hours and rotating weekend work

Universal Realty Group recognizes our employees as an essential resource and value workers of all ages. We offer excellent opportunities for career growth, medical benefits, and incentives. To express your interest in this position, please forward your resume to:

Rob Landry, Commercial Property Manager

No phone calls please

Job Category: 
Building Staff