Director of Facilities

Full Time Salaried Position

Reporting directly to the COO/CFO, the Director of Facilities is responsible for directing construction and renovation projects, as well as the planning and direction of facilities management, to include the overall operation of the housekeeping and maintenance department. Additionally, this position acts as the safety manager of the Center and as such, develops safety policy and procedures, provides staff safety education and training, develops and maintains emergency management plans and conducts emergency operation drills. The Director is responsible for compliance with state, federal, Joint Commission, and other regulatory agency guidelines to provide a consistently safe setting for patients, visitors and staff.

Required qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum 10 years of progressively responsible management experience in facilities management, safety and construction. Must be able to read and interpret architectural prints, job specifications and be familiar with current technical language used in various trades. Must have in-depth knowledge of OSHA guidelines, and other federal, state and local regulations; Joint Commission Environment of Care standards strongly preferred.
  • Must possess excellent management skills with demonstrated organizational, administrative and supervisory skills required.  
  • Demonstrated project leadership and effective communication skills, both written and verbal. Must possess excellent interpersonal skills with the demonstrated ability to work with a wide variety of people. 
  • Mechanical knowledge pertaining to HVAC, electrical, plumbing and emergency power systems experience required.
  • Valid driver’s license with good driving record. Construction Supervisor’s License preferred. Safety Management Certification, (i.e., CHSP, CSP) preferred, or significant safety management experience.
  • Prolonged extensive or considerable standing/walking, reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling and crouching.  
  • Must possess sight/hearing senses or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately so the requirements of the position can be fully met.
  • May be exposed to dust, noise, heights, inclement weather, and may involve working with certain types of chemicals, and hazards from electrical, mechanical or power equipment.

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