Accommodation Services Division Vision

To be the accommodation provider of choice.

Mission

To provide safe, quality and sustainable working environments for the delivery of public programs.

Activities

Provide safe, quality and sustainable working environments for the delivery of public programs through acquisition, planning, project management, design and engineering, parking and security services.

Provide coordination and monitoring of accommodation projects through utilization of internal and external professional and technical services for planning, design, leasing and construction management.

Provide a technically and logistically integrated infrastructure improvement plan in support of a safe, quality and sustainable portfolio.

Provide an advisory role for the implementation of the Green Building Policy to government and other agencies and groups that receive government funding and must meet the requirements of the policy.

Provide operational and maintenance for government departments and agencies occupying space in owned or leased buildings where the Division is the service provider.

Provide for the acquisition, renewal and monitoring of leased facilities within the Accommodation Services Division portfolio and provide commercial and real estate expertise with respect to accommodation related issues.

Provide accounting and administrative support services for the Division.

Provide overall government accommodation strategy through short and long range planning.

Administer contracts for construction requests for service related to the provision of government accommodation including contracted janitorial and food services in government buildings.

Provide for charging the cost of owned and leased space to the tenant that occupies the space.

Legislation

The Public Works Act (P300) provides for public works activities:

  • Acquire by purchase, lease or expropriation;
  • Repair, improve;
  • Extend, enlarge;
  • Make, build, construct, erect;
  • Excavate, form;
  • Dispose of surplus property

The Act also provides for the management, charge, direction and control of:

  • design and construction of all buildings belonging to the Government, or as directed by the Lieutenant-Governor;
  • heating, maintenance and repairing of government buildings, court houses, land titles offices, jails and other public buildings belonging to or controlled by government; psychiatric facilities and developmental centres;
  • control of furniture and fittings for all public buildings belonging to or controlled by government; and,
  • employment of all engineers, caretakers and other employees necessary for the proper care and maintenance of government buildings and grounds, and management of parking areas, traffic control, devices and tags where the stopping, standing or parking of vehicles may be prohibited, permitted, restricted or reserved.

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Managing Radon Gas in our Facilities

Organization Structure

Reporting through the Assistant Deputy Minister, the Accommodation Services Division team is organized into seven branches that deliver the accommodation services program.

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