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Director of Facilities

Oversee building construction and repairs, housekeeping, preventative maintenance, general maintenance, security, equipment, vehicles, and utility management for the church facilities.

Primary Responsibilities:

1.       Direct, maintain, and organize all activities for Facility Department.  Ensure standards and services regarding building repairs, housekeeping, preventative maintenance, general maintenance, security, equipment, vehicles, and energy management / utility testing and evaluations are accomplished.

2.       Responsible for ensuring that the quality, safety, and integrity of the department are monitored and evaluated.

3.       Coordinate repairs on contract work to ensure contractors and vendors provide the highest quality of work and service practices at the best value.

4.       Oversees construction/renovation projects.

5.       Understand building, fire, and any related codes as well as local laws, regulations, and standards associated with health and safety, and labor compliance; able to read construction documents; skilled trades including mechanical, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, etc.  Licensed electrician, HVAC or carpenter a plus but not required.  Willing and able to obtain any additional education, training, certifications, etc. as deemed necessary to fulfill the requirements of the position.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

1.       Perform other functions as necessary or as assigned.

2.       Attend staff meetings and retreats.

3.       Work with Facilities team to establish a budget that reflects the vision of the church; manage the budget accordingly.

4.       Crisis planning and management.  First Responder team leader.  Must be properly trained in security and first aid processes and procedures.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

1.       A bachelor’s degree in Facilities Management or related field is preferred with at least seven years of experience in managing the facilities, operations, and work teams for a 150,000 or more square foot corporate office/building, warehouse, hotel or hospital.

2.       Ability to be on call 24/7 or as required by project.

3.       Must have a valid driver’s license.

4.       Leadership, teaching, mentoring/coaching, administration, strategic planning, and strong organizational skills.  Gifts and experience necessary in recruiting, motivating, and encouraging work teams.

5.       Demonstrated commitment to a local body of believers. Participated as a leader and a contributor for a large, growing, multi-level staff. Is a “life-long learner” keeping abreast of current issues affecting the church.

6.       Impeccable integrity is a requirement.  Must be a “team player” as well as a respected mentor to direct reports and trusted advisor to church leadership.

7.       Must have superior verbal and written communications skills.

8.       Microsoft Office / Outlook is required.  Energy management system experience a plus.