Coordinator of Operations

  • CompanyGreater Essex County District School Board
  • Job TypeSupervision/Management
  • Required ExperienceMinimum of five (5) years related supervisory experience in a unionized environment with operations activities.
  • Education / CredentialsCompletion of a post secondary diploma/degree in a related discipline.
  • ResumeRequired
  • Cover LetterRequired
  • Application Deadline10/27/2023

Job Description

Coordinator of Operations

The Greater Essex County District School Board invites applications from qualified, team-oriented individuals for the non-bargaining, full-time position of Coordinator of Operations within the Facility Services Department.

Reporting to the Manager of Facility Services, and as an integral member of the Facility Services supervisory team, the Coordinator of Operations is responsible for coordinating activities of custodial staff, contractors and vendors who are engaged in the repair and maintenance of board grounds,
landscaping and playground equipment.

Nature & Scope of Position:

Maximize the student learning environment and staff work environment by providing the best service possible which includes:

  • Managing the custodial operations of all GECDSB properties including 70 buildings and all related custodial equipment.
  • Coordinating the Supervision of 5 or more Operations Supervisors who oversee permanent and casual custodians on multiple shifts.
  • Administering the day to day operations of the CUPE 27 Collective Agreement including: hiring, training, coaching, discipline, grievances, and termination of staff in a unionized environment including participating in arbitrations, if required.
  • Developing service quality goals and objectives for operations activities and ensure adherence to ISO9001 best practices and procedures.
  • Establishing and implementing a yearly operations budget.
  • Responsibility for overseeing service contracts in landscaping, grass cutting, snow removal, custodial supplies, grounds maintenance, playground equipment annual inspections, waste management, pest control and security guard services including participation in the tendering for
    such contracts.
  • Monitoring and managing the quality of operations work including school cleanliness, customer satisfaction and contractor performance.
  • Working closely with the Maintenance, Capital Projects, Health and Safety, Energy and Environmental Departments.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to and documented success in working to create a fair, inclusive, antiracist environment for all stakeholders, and to supporting diverse constituencies and populations.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Completion of a post secondary diploma/degree in a related discipline.
  • Minimum of five (5) years related supervisory experience in a unionized environment with operations activities.
  • Experience working with budgets, financial systems, and preparing financial reports is considered an asset.
  • Experience working with third party service vendors and contracts.
  • Purchasing and tendering experience is considered an asset.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven Computer skills and proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite of Products.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Working knowledge and experience of ISO9001 processes and certification and/or other Service Quality Programs.
  • Strong customer service, organizational and leadership skills.
  • Strong technical and analytical skills.

Salary and benefits will be paid/provided in accordance with Board Policy.

Qualified candidates are invited to apply in writing, giving full particulars as to education, qualifications and experience by visiting no later than 4:00 p.m., Friday, October 27, 2023. Please note there is no fee to apply to this position. You must apply under the actual job posting number: 3617268 (under Management and Professionals). In support of the Board’s Indigenous Protocol, applicants of First Nations, Métis and Inuit descent may apply to No other form of submission will be accepted by external

Chris Boulay, Superintendent of Human Resources
Greater Essex County District School Board
451 Park Street West, Box 210
Windsor, ON N9A 6K1
Posting Number: 2023-158

The Greater Essex County District School Board actively encourage applications from members of groups with historical and/or current barriers to equity, including, but not limited to:

  • First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, and all other Indigenous peoples;
  • members of groups that commonly experience discrimination due to race, ancestry, colour, religion and/or spiritual beliefs, or place of origin;
  • persons with visible and/or invisible (physical and/or mental) disabilities;
  • persons who identify as women; and
  • persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions.

We recognize that many of these identities intersect and therefore, equity, diversity and inclusion can be complex. We value and respect the contributions that each person brings to enriching the Board and are committed to ensuring full and equal participation for all in communities that we serve.

We will make the necessary accommodations for applicants to support all aspects of the recruitment process. Please contact the Human Resources Department if you require assistance with any accommodations.