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Edmonton Catholic Schools

Facilities Services

The Facilities Services Department consists of Facilities Planning, Maintenance, Custodial, Energy and Environmental, Project Design and Management, and Printing.

Departmental responsibilities include:

  • Interfacing with Alberta Infrastructure on all matters pertaining to Edmonton Catholic Schools facilities
  • Maintaining ongoing communication with all Division departments to ensure facility/program co-ordination
  • Planning and selection of future school building/parks sites in new neighborhoods
  • Reviewing, rezoning and redistricting applications for potential impact on school/park sites
  • Administrating the Joint Use Agreement in partnership with Edmonton Public Schools and the City of Edmonton
  • Representing the division in regard to municipal and provincial infrastructure issues
  • Managing land allocation and disposition
  • Establishing standards for design, construction and maintenance of school facilities
  • Establishing standards for area, capacity and utilization of school facilities
  • Co-ordinating rentals in school facilities by community users
  • Administrating lease of surplus space in operational and non-operational schools
  • Planning, scheduling, designing, estimating, contract administration, budget management, implementation, supervision, and commissioning of all new construction, major and minor modernizations, portable relocations, and the Infrastructure Maintenance Program (IMP)
  • Ensuring compliance with building codes and regulations to maintain the highest possible level of safety for students, staff, and public within our school facilities
  • Developing the Division's Three Year Capital Plan & Ten Year Facility Plan
  • Maintaining permanent records of all division facilities including changes to the physical plant
  • Providing students and staff with a clean, safe, and healthy environment through effective supervision, education and establishing standards for custodial staff
  • Maintaining all division buildings and grounds through preventative maintenance programs and ongoing day to day repair
  • Providing utilities (power, gas, water and sewage)
  • Managing energy awareness and implementation of energy management measures to reduce utilities consumption
  • Recycling and effective environmental practices programs
  • Facilitating school site greening projects and advising on playground development
  • Operating an efficient, modern and high-quality print shop with the following capabilities: photocopying, offset printing with four-color, laminating, die-cutting and bindery


Facilities Services endeavors to improve the quality of Catholic education by providing a safe and healthy environment conducive to learning.



Department Contacts

General Inquiries P  780 453-4500
F  780 451-3530