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Job Posting: Property Manager

Job Title: Property Manager
Position Type: Permanent Full Time
Department: Facilities and Community Services
Reporting to: Senior Director, Artscape Communities
Location:  HQ – Headquarters
Anticipated Start Date: September 7, 2020
Application Deadline: August 28, 2020


Artscape is a not-for-profit urban development organization that makes space for creativity and transforms communities. Our work involves clustering creative people together in real estate projects that serve the needs of the arts and cultural community and advance multiple public policy objectives, private development interests, community and neighborhood aspirations and philanthropic missions.

Since its beginning in 1986, Artscape has become recognized as an international leader in creative placemaking, a practice that leverages the power of art, culture and creativity to catalyze change, growth and transformation in communities. Artscape achieves its mission through developing and managing unique cultural facilities—including community cultural hubs, multi-purpose creative spaces and artist live/work projects—and delivering programs and services that promote creativity and cultural space development. For more information please visit


Artscape is currently seeking a Property Manager to join our Facilities & Community Services team. This individual will be responsible for the efficient management of capital infrastructure and assets across Artscape’s portfolio of cultural facilities, which currently includes 15 locations. This will include conducting regular building condition assessments, capital reserve fund recommendations, project management of major infrastructure projects, identification of operating efficiencies and recommendations of effective preventative maintenance practices. Additionally, this role will have oversight on property administration, including rent collection, additional rent reconciliation and ongoing repair and maintenance requests. Condominium management at two properties is also required.

This role reports to the Senior Director, Artscape Communities and works closely with the Building Operators in each property as well as members of the Community Services team.

This position is ideal for a Certified Facility Manager or Certified Property Manager. Experience working with specialized trades in electrical, mechanical or HVAC, as well as project management education is also desired. Candidates must have their RCM or General License (CMRAO) to apply.


  • Long term property management of all capital infrastructure, including use of regular building condition assessments, reserve fund studies and property management forecasting tools
  • Project management of capital infrastructure repair and improvements
  • Identification of operating efficiencies and recommendations of effective maintenance practices
  • Assessment of current state of good repair in all properties and coordination with building operators of major improvement projects
  • Serve as a resource to building operators on electrical, mechanical and HVAC systems including trouble-shooting, preventative maintenance and repair
  • Maintenance of records and preparation of reports on infrastructure projects and improvements as well as property management service contracts
  • Safety planning and management
  • Overall responsibility for the operation of base building systems (e.g., boilers, chillers, water treatment, HVAC, plumbing, life safety, fire safety, elevators, etc.)
  • Management of all tendering and costing, project budgets and reporting; supervision of all contractors on major projects.
  • Oversight over property budgets and accounts receivables
  • Ensure the smooth function of the day-to-day operations of two condominiums in compliance with the Condominium Act.


Must-have Skills:

  • Knowledge of Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing, HVAC systems
  • Project Management training
  • Licensed Condominium Manager – CMRAO

Nice-to-have Skills:

  • CFM – Certified Facility Manager – International Facilities Management Association
  • PMP – Project Management Professional
  • CPM – Certified Property Manager – REIC
  • FMA – Facilities Management Administrator – BOMI
  • RPA – Real Property Administrator – BOMI
  • RCM – Registered Condominium Manager
  • LEED Professional – Canada Green Building Council

Join Our Team!

We love creatives and creativity!

Join our team and be part of an organization that positively transforms the community through co-creation. Artscape is an urban development organization and global leader in creative placemaking. We have community cultural hubs throughout Toronto. The core of our work focuses on developing real estate projects, programs and services to empower artists and connect them to communities. As a not-for-profit organization based in Toronto since 1986, we collaborate with artists, community leaders, public policy advocates, philanthropists and urban developers, so that our work builds value for everybody. As a team member, you will contribute to the wide range of work we do for the community.

How to Apply: Email your resume and cover letter with salary expectations in confidence to Indicate the Job Title and your name in the Subject line. In your letter, be sure to tell us where you initially saw the job posted. Unfortunately, incomplete applications without salary expectations will not be considered. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, due to the volume of applications we receive, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls, please. In some cases, interviews may begin before the job posting closes.

Accessibility: In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, accommodation will be provided at any point throughout the hiring process, provided the candidate makes their accommodation needs known to Artscape. For more information, please see our Accessible Customer Service policy.

Artscape’s Diversity & Inclusion statement: Artscape is intentional in creating spaces that are inclusive and showcase creativity. Our community reflects this intention, as we welcome people from all experiences, inclusive of sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, religion, race, Indigenous status, ethnicity, mental and physical ability, caregiver status, housing status, place of origin, age, and all other statuses protected by the Ontario Human Rights Code.

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