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Manager of Support Services

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

Full-Time • James Bay Coast Region


Title:               Manager of Support Services

Division:         Corporate and Financial Services

Site:                 Moose Factory Hospital

Reports to:     Director of Facilities and Environment

Status:             Permanent Full-Time


The Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) is seeking an experienced professional to fill the key role of Manager of Support Services.


The Organization

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) is the leading health care provider on the western James Bay coast. WAHA provides regional comprises of hospitals in Moose Factory, Fort Albany, and Attawapiskat, with a Health Centre in Moosonee. WAHA also provides regional outpatient programs, as well as Paramedicine services in Moose Factory, Moosonee, Fort Albany, Kashechewan, Attawapiskat, and Constance Lake. The span of services, complexity of care needs in the region, and the depth of health integration has made WAHA a leader and a model of health care services in Northern Ontario. WAHA consists of 450 employees, a Physician team, many students, as well as community stakeholders. It is affiliated with Queens University and offers many educational opportunities for current and prospective team members.


Position Profile Requirements:

A skilled problem solver with an ability to think analytically.

Proven leadership skills aligned with the LEADS framework of management.

Background in facilities management, environmental services, and how to manage in a health care setting.

A motivational leader who can lead change-management and motivate all teams and direct reports.

Knowledge of issues pertaining to the remote north.

A demonstrated ability to coach, mentor, and lead a multidisciplinary team.


Key Responsibilities

Manage the daily operations of the Housekeeping, Laundry, Dietary and Housing teams.

Adheres to the FNIHB-Non-Insured Health Benefits Medical Transportation Policy, Departmental Directives and Policies of Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

Participate as a member of the leadership team while being a role model, coach, and mentor for your teams and the broader organization.

Align your responsibility centre with the strategy, goals, and vision of the organization with a strong commitment to customer service.

Work with People Services team to implement a regional capacity building program for your respective departments.

Ensure a culture of safety and efficiency within your teams.


Qualifications and Experience

Diploma in Engineering, Facilities Management, Business Administration, or a related field is required

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Commerce, Business, or Health Administration, or a willingness to obtain is strongly preferred

5 + years of leadership experience in a public-sector setting

Experience working with both the federal and provincial health systems is considered an asset.

Experience working in a unionized environment is considered an asset.

Experience working in a First Nations environment is an asset.



Defined benefit pension plan (HOOPP) and health and welfare benefits

Retention, travel and Northern allowance benefits, Relocation allowance

Working for an organization currently undergoing development and transformation


How to Apply:

The successful candidate must provide a valid Criminal Record Check within a specified time frame.

Please apply in writing, providing three recent work references, quoting Competition #2023-011to:

Human Resources - Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

P.O. Box 664, Moose Factory, ON P0L 1W0


Resumes can be emailed to or faxed to 705-658-4917

This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is hired

For more information contact the HR team by email above

Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Weeneebayko Area Health Authority, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada


Weeneebayko Area Health Authority is an inclusive employer. Accommodations are available in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights code and Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005.

Job Expires: 2023-04-22

Contact Information

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

Phone: 17056584544
Fax: 7056584917
19 Hospital Dr 19 Hospital Dr, Moose Factory, ON P0L 1W0, Canada

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