Job title: Space Planner – Facilities Management and Support

Company: Nova Scotia Health Authority

Job description: ​Req ID: 182242
Company: Nova Scotia Health
Location: Western Zone, Chipman Facility
Department: FMS Space Planning
Type of Employment: Permanent Hourly FT (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Status: MGMT/NON-Union Management/Non Union Position
Posting Closing Date: 19-Jul-24Nova Scotia Health is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia, with some specialized services also offered to clients throughout Atlantic Canada. We’re on a mission to achieve excellence in health, healing and learning through working together, which is reflected in the hospitals, health centres and community-based programs we operate across the province. Our passionate team of professionals provides a variety of high-quality inpatient and outpatient services including academic, tertiary, and quaternary care, as well as continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Join a diverse team of innovators, collaborators and creative thinkers today.Nova Scotia Health employs professionals in all corners of our beautiful province. We believe there’s a place here for everyone to call home, from vibrant cities with exuberant nightlife to quaint towns with picturesque trails. The work-life balance that comes with a Nova Scotia Health role means you’ll have the time to explore, discover, and participate in that coveted Atlantic lifestyle. Visit us today and check out to see why more people from across the globe are moving here.About the OpportunityReporting to Nova Scotia Health’s Manager of Space Planning, the Space Planner will provide input into strategic space planning from the various sites within the Western Zone of the Nova Scotia Health through the generation of space reports, studies and analysis including space audits. The incumbent will be responsible for providing accurate zone-wide space use and allocation information for reporting and planning purposes – including a space inventory, and base building drawings. In consultation with the Manager of Space Planning (and Manager of Real Estate where leased space is impacted), the Space Planner will work with zone-specific clinical and community health service staff and leadership and the zone space committee to identify and evaluate space needs, conduct space audits and utilization/space programming studies, and provide feasibility options for consideration and prioritization of changes to space allocation and use, as well as identify necessary option changes to the space layout that may lead to Capital projects. Consideration of applicable standards and codes is also required. The position also provides guidance based on provincial space guidelines and policies to individuals, service groups and space committees.About YouWe would love to hear from you if you have the following:

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  • Architectural Technologist, Graduate in Architecture (Bachelor degree), with demonstrated significant experience in space planning.
  • Proficiency in developing architectural schematic planning drawings, high level architectural details and outline scopes of work
  • Demonstrated skills in utilizing AutoCAD for architectural drawings
  • Proficient in MSOffice
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work collaboratively
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple demands
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills
  • Solid client service acumen and interpersonal relationship skills
  • Knowledge of applicable national (Canada) and provincial (NS) buildings codes and regulations.
  • 5 years of relevant experience in space planning, including balancing multiple stakeholder needs and competing priorities.
  • Experience in space planning within a health care context is an asset
  • Demonstrated experience in the development of complex workplace strategies and planning solutions for a large and diverse customer base.
  • Experience and knowledge of leading practice planning approaches, including innovative and alternative means of aligning requirements for customer program delivery requirements.
  • Knowledge of multiple current-industry furniture lines, including systems furniture
  • Cross-sector awareness and knowledge of the unique special purpose drivers of solution effectiveness in defining programs and solutions for special purpose assets.
  • Knowledge of space management specific software (ie: ARCHIBUS) Experience working within a professional planning service environment.
  • Travel to other sites is required and must have access to a reliable vehicle
  • Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred

Please ensure your resume is up to date and includes all relevant education, experience, training, and certifications.Hours

  • Permanent, full-time position; 75 hours bi-weekly

Compensation and Incentives$37.61 – $47.01 HourlySuccessful candidates may be eligible for our benefits package which includes health, dental, travel, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage as well as a defined benefit pension plan.Once You’ve AppliedThank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.​This is a Management/Non Union bargaining unit position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Employees are encouraged to view their seniority hours and dates in their SuccessFactors online profile. Successful applicants changing unions, bargaining units or employment status, are advised to seek clarification regarding their seniority, benefits, and vacation entitlement and/or usage, prior to accepting the position.Nova Scotia Health is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. We encourage all qualified applicants who self-identify as Indigenous, Black/African Nova Scotian, Persons of Colour, Foreign Nationals/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ to apply and self-identify.Follow Us!

Location: Kentville, NS

Job date: Thu, 20 Jun 2024 23:32:11 GMT