Oak View Group

Operations and Sustainability Manager| Budweiser Gardens

Location CA-ON-London
Job ID
Location Name
Budweiser Gardens
Regular Full-Time

Oak View Group

Oak View Group is the global leader in venue development, management, and premium hospitality services for the live event industry.  Offering an unmatched, 360-degree solution set for a collection of world-class owned venues and a client roster that includes the most influential, highest attended arenas, convention centers, music festivals, performing arts centers, and cultural institutions on the planet.


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This Operations and Sustainability Manager reports to the Director of Operations and is responsible for assisting in the administration, planning, budgeting and direction for the operations of the Centre including front and back of house support services, technical services, conversion, custodial services, facility security and control, and equipment inventory control. Responsible for the implementation and oversight of sustainability intiatives.  Insures an effective and cost efficient program by monitoring the Operations budget, and performs related day to day responsibilities as required.


This role will pay a salary of $55,000 to $75,000.


job expires 8/31/2024


  • Assume responsibility in the overall day to day operations and maintenance of the venue.
  • Select, train, motivate and evaluate staff; coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline and termination procedures.
  • Plan, direct, coordinate, and review the work plan for facility maintenance and operations; meet with staff to identify and resolve problems; assign work activities, projects and programs; monitor workflow; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures.
  • Participate in the development and administration of the Operations budget; forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; monitor and approve expenditures; implement adjustments as necessary
  • Identify, develop and oversee Sustainability initiatives for the venue.
  • Point person for venue involvement in GOAL program.
  • Coordinate the set-up of events with the Event Manager and the Operations Supervisor, including facility arrangements, concessionaires and vendors; direct and monitor the work of contractors, engineers, and architects on building projects
  • Oversee facility security staffing and Building Control Room operations.
  • Order supplies and materials for maintenance programs within budget guidelines; receive and maintain supplies.
  • Maintain hazardous materials communication program, material safety data sheets and required records and permits; maintain knowledge of changes to pertinent Federal, Provincial and Local regulations
  • Develop and maintain an accurate record keeping system including equipment maintenance and inventory logs.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required.
  • Oversee Housekeeping operations for event, post event and non event needs
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including overnights, early mornings, evenings, weekends, holidays and extended number of consecutive days.
  • Coordinate facility arrangements and monitor the work of contractors and suppliers; including any equipment rentals. Report any issues or concerns to Director of Operations immediately.
  • Ensure staff are working safely, efficiently and are aware of proper safety guidelines and procedures. Meet with operations staff on a regular basis to address any concerns and to ensure open communication and dialogue within the Dept.


  • Minimum of five(5+) years’ experience in an operations position in arena, convention center or public assembly facility with knowledge of set up/housekeeping and event coordination including progressive supervisory responsibility.
  • High School Diploma (or equivalent) required.
  • Familiarity with OSHA requirements
  • Familiarity with sustainability protocols and programs
  • Knowledge of boilers, chillers, refridgeration and ice making helpful.
  • Strong interpersonal skills required; including excellent verbal and written communication skills in the English language
  • Self-motivated with excellent organizational skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in the English language
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including, early mornings, evenings, weekends, holidays and extended number of consecutive days.


Strengthened by our Differences. United to Make a Difference.

At OVG, we understand that to continue positively disrupting the sports and live entertainment industry, we need a diverse team to help us do it. We also believe that inclusivity drives innovation, strengthens our people, improves our service, and raises our excellence. Our success is rooted in creating environments that reflect and celebrate the diverse communities in which we operate and serve, and this is the reason we are committed to amplifying voices from all different backgrounds.


Oak View Group is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis (“protected class”) including, but not limited to veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.


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