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Job Title:  Superintendent, Fleet Maintenance


Vancouver, BC, CA

Other Location(s): 
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Language Requirements:  English Essential
Job ID:  137752
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Job Details: 

Job Requisition Id: 137752   
Business Function: Fleet Operations   
Primary City: Vancouver  
Other Location(s):  
Province: British Columbia  
Employment Type: Full-Time  
Employment Status: Permanent  
Language Requirement: English Essential  
Employee Class and Level: OP 02  
Number of Vacancies: 1   
Job Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 10/29/2021

Job Description

If you are ambitious, talented and driven, consider a fast-moving career with Canada Post. We are currently seeking a Superintendent to implement, monitor and report on the Canada Post vehicle preventative and corrective maintenance program for the repair facility and assigned remote postal facilities, ensuring the availability of vehicles to meet operational needs. You will be called upon to monitor, analyze and report on repair facility activity including KPIs (Key Performance Indicators), safety practices and budgetary expenses, as well as provide leadership, guidance and supervision for the day-to-day activities of fleet maintenance staff.

Job Responsibilities

  • Implement and monitor the Canada Post vehicle preventive and corrective maintenance program in the repair facility and assigned remote postal facilities, with the goal of optimizing vehicle availability and ensuring that standard repair practices are followed
  • Provide leadership and guidance and supervise the day-to-day activities of the automotive maintenance facility staff, assess staff performance, provide coaching and recommend the selection, hiring, discipline, promotion and demotion of staff
  • Gather, analyze and report on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for the repair facility and assigned remote postal facilities and make recommendations for improvements and corrective action as required
  • Monitor the safety practices of the repair facility, make recommendations to correct or improve its safety, implement safety policies, and investigate all injury-on-duty incidents
  • Investigate technical failures of vehicle components and determine causes for failure in relation to faulty tooling manufacturing, faulty maintenance practices, poor driving habits, or a combination thereof, for corrective action
  • Plan and prioritize the overall workload of the facility within time and budgetary constraints while meeting vehicle operational requirements, identify unreliable and/or high cost vehicles for replacement, authorize, monitor and report on vehicle maintenance expenditures, and manage, at minimum cost, an inventory of spare parts and supplies

Job Responsibilities (continued)


  • Recommends vehicle repair facility staff training to the Manager and/or Fleet Maintenance Control Officer.
  • Reviews and ensures contractor work orders are consistent with the pricing of parts and labour and ensures quality assurance of the work completed.
  • Participates in the process to review Standing Offer Agreements for Automotive Services requirements.
  • Ensures that timely and accurate data is input into the Fleet Management Information System (FMIS) and that records are maintained in the vehicle file.   



  • High School diploma or provincial equivalent (GED) (Equivalent Experience may be accepted in lieu of a High School Diploma)



  • Minimum 2 years’ experience managing a team within a unionized environment
  • OR Minimum 2 years’ experience coaching, mentoring and/or supervising apprentices and/or trainees within an automotive repair setting
  • Working knowledge of regulatory requirements pertaining to the operation of fleet vehicles and facilities
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (i.e. understand the major features of each software application)


Other Candidate Requirements

  • Possess a valid permanent driver’s license (no graduated or temporary license)
  • Have a satisfactory safe driving record per CPC’s Driver Safety Program , which includes:

 a) Have not received more than 2 moving violations in last 3 year

 b) Have not had more than three demerit points assigned in one single violation

 c) Have not had license suspension or prohibition of any kind in last 3 years


  • Possess a valid Motor Vehicle Mechanic licence - Certificate of Qualification with an interprovincial Red Seal endorsement.




  • Training, experience and/or associated licences with alternate fuels (LPG, CNG, HEV, BEV, PHEV)
  • Training and experience with hydraulic systems
  • Worked as a motor vehicle repair service advisor/service manager


Other Information


Safety Sensitive Positions
This position may be considered a Safety Sensitive position.


Employment Equity

Canada Post will represent Canada’s diversity and provide a safe and welcoming workplace that embraces and celebrates our differences. 

We are committed to employment equity and encourage applications from women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities and visible minorities.


Conflict of Interest
The Conflict of Interest Policy prohibits employees from hiring, supervising or reporting to, directly or indirectly via the reporting hierarchy, their immediate family or close personal relations. Should you feel that you may be in an actual or potential Conflict of Interest in regard to this job opportunity, you must communicate with the designated Human Resources representative.



Canada Post is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you are contacted by Canada Post regarding a job opportunity, please advise if you have any restrictions that need to be accommodated.  All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.


Important Message
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements as Canada Post cannot make assumptions about your education and experience. We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


Leadership Behaviours
Decision Making 
– A champion of the organization who takes calculated risks and makes prudent, common sense decisions about current issues, future opportunities and resource requirements in a timely, well thought out manner, that aligns with the corporation's best interests.
Accountability – An individual who strives for performance excellence and who holds him/herself and direct reports accountable for decisions and actions and for learning from mistakes when intended results are not achieved.
Business Orientation – A proactive individual who understands the competitive nature of the business, and is committed to sustaining the business through excellent customer service and new business opportunities.
Execution – A focused and self-motivated individual who acts with a sense of urgency and delivers on time and within budget, by dealing effectively with challenges and ambiguous situations.
Leading People – A compelling communicator and leader who engages, motivates and inspires others to achieve results and who encourages personal growth and finding better ways of doing things.


Our Values

We value diversity as an essential part of who we are as a company, how we operate and how we see our future. We believe that attracting, developing, and retaining people who reflect the diversity of Canada is essential to our success because this matters to all communities and customers we serve. 

Canada Post’s corporate values reflect the principles, beliefs and aspirations that guide our behaviour and shape our culture.

Safety – We are committed to a safe and healthy environment for all our stakeholders.
Customer – We serve Canadians with pride and passion.
Respect – We treat each other with fairness and respect.
Integrity – We act responsibly and with integrity.
Transformation – We will innovate and transform to win in the marketplace.

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