The Facilities Manager is responsible for the overall use, operation, and development of the Little Bit facilities, including the supervision of an employee, volunteers, and vendors. This position reports to the Executive Director and operates under minimal daily supervision. S/he is in charge of allocation of budget and resources, negotiating facility contracts, and working with regulatory agencies to assure compliance. He/she manages on-going maintenance and safety, as well as short-term projects and future facilities plans. The Facilities Manager works closely and collaborates with other staff. Volunteers are an essential part of our operation, and the manager is expected to coordinate projects for the volunteer program as well as provide guidance, support and feedback to help volunteers grow in their roles.
Specific activities include, but are not limited to:
- Facilities Management: Manage overall use of the property.
- Planning and budgeting: Prepare annual facilities plan outlining projects and budgeting for the year. Annually review and update maintenance plan.
- Project Management: Oversee all aspects of facility projects, including RFP process, negotiating and contracting with vendors, allocating resources, and managing project volunteers.
- Compliance: Work with regulatory agencies to assure the organization complies with regulatory and permitting standards.
- Supervision: Directly supervise maintenance department staff to advance their skills, promote professional conduct, and ensure timely completion of work. Provide training as needed.
- Safety: Head the organization’s safety program and Safety Committee. Assure compliance with PATH International standards.
· Collaboration: Work as part of the Leadership Team, collaborate with department leaders, and provide both internal and external customer service.
· A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, or equivalent professional experience.
· At least 3 years of professional experience in managing facilities, preferably with land use and environmental requirements.
· Technical experience in repairs and maintenance.
· Experience leading RFP processes, managing vendors and contractors.
· Developing budgets and working within budget constraints.
· Familiarity with MS Office tools.
· Ability to undertake repairs and maintenance tasks.
· U.S. citizen or valid resident/work permit.
· Valid driver’s license.
· Must pass a Washington State Criminal History background check.
Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center
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